The leading commercial law firm in the East Midlands

BHW is the leading specialist commercial law firm in the East Midlands and a UK top 100 firm for Corporate and Commercial work in the Legal 500 guide.

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A single City, nationally recognised law firm

BHW is the leading independent commercial law firm in Leicester. We are proud to act for all of our clients across Leicester, the East Midlands and the UK.

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Company mergers, acquisitions & disposals

BHW’s M&A solicitors are top-ranked in the leading legal industry guides for their proven track record advising on company mergers, acquisitions and disposals.

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Commercial property landlords & tenants

Expert advice and guidance for landlords and tenants on letting or renting commercial property.

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HR advice & guidance

Advice to help your business navigate the latest employment laws and regulations.

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Commercial contracts & agreements

Robust, compliant and practical commercial contracts and agreements tailored for your business.

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Commercial contracts disputes

Comprehensive advice from expert commercial contract dispute solicitors.

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A single City, nationally recognised law firm

BHW is the leading independent commercial law firm based in Leicester. We provide the best legal, commercial and strategic advice to businesses of all types and sizes, from start-ups to household names.

BHW is ranked as a UK top 100 firm for its Corporate and Commercial practice in the Legal 500 guide and is also ranked as a top 200 firm for Commercial Property. Our IT & Telecoms practice is also ranked by the Legal 500.

BHW is one of only two firms in the whole of the East Midlands ranked by Chambers & Partners in the top band for SME Corporate/M&A work. Its Real Estate practice is also ranked by the Chambers guide.

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Our Team

Our team of legal experts take great pride in acting on behalf of our clients and playing a key part in their success.

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Areas of expertise


BHW has helped our aerospace clients negotiate OEM and tier 1 contracts on every current major aircraft programme.


BHW’s agriculture team is ranked in the Legal 500 guide for Agriculture & Estates work in the East Midlands.


BHW’s conveyancing divisions, BHW Residential and BHW New Build, have been voted the ‘Highly Commended’ Regional Conveyancing Firm of the Year.

IT & Telecoms

BHW’s IT & Telecoms practice is one of only a handful in the East Midlands which is recommended by the Legal 500 guide.

Professional Negligence

BHW’s professional negligence solicitors will help you to assess any potential claim and discuss the merits and possible outcomes.

Renewable Energy

Our renewable energy team is well known in the region for its increasingly important role in renewable energy contracts.

Residential Development

BHW deals with land acquisitions, site set-ups, infrastructure and planning agreements, plot sales and new build conveyancing purchases, offering a complete in-house service from start to finish.

Secured Lending

Our secured lending team has significant experience advising alternative lenders and borrowers on their funding arrangements.

Tenant Disputes

Our dispute resolution department regularly advises landlords and letting agents on the legal process to remove a tenant from a rented property.

Warehousing & Logistics

Our industry recognised lawyers have experience acting for international logistics companies, through to regional distribution and warehousing operations.

Will Disputes

BHW is one of the few firms in the East Midlands with the specialist qualifications to handle contentious probate cases.


Reviews & Testimonials

Matt Worsnop is ‘extremely competent in structuring IT contracts and advising on software development’.


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Beverley Merrell has consistently offered a high standard of service, is accessible and communicates in a clear manner to move projects to a prompt conclusion.


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Excellent experience of working with the commercial team at BHW solicitors – namely Michael Lam. Communication was great, the work we required was carried out professionally and efficiently and I was kept up to date every step of the way – Superb.


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They’re very professional, but not at the expense of being personable. They look to position themselves as a valued partner to us and I feel they achieve this.


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We were very grateful for the professional assistance and personal dedication that Ed Nurse and his team provided in achieving our objective.


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