As a multi-service law firm, we’ve successfully represented thousands of individual and commercial clients since 2000.
Established in 2000 by Ian Howard and Yvonne Carratt our rapid growth initiated a move into purpose built headquarters in Grantham in 2003, attracting a number of key lawyers from other firms throughout the midlands.
In 2013 the firm moved its Head Office to its present location on Dysart Road in Grantham and in the same year acquired the family law business from a Bedfordshire law firm in addition to the appointment of its Head of Family Law, Neil Remnant.
The firm continued to invest in other areas of law and in 2014 made several key appointments to head up the residential conveyancing department as well as the commercial law department with both areas of the business becoming operational in January 2015.
At the heart of our ethos and success is a client focussed and service orientated approach. We combine legal expertise with a supportive approach and pride ourselves on our ability to communicate effectively with all of our clients, so you can be sure that you will have our complete understanding, attention and commitment throughout your claim. Perhaps uniquely, we can also assure our clients that all of our cases have high or total involvement of at least one of our senior solicitors or directors.
In addition to a comprehensive office-based service, we are able to visit clients at locations convenient to you. We even offer a Caseview system where the progress of your legal matter can be tracked online.
The firm is committed to corporate social responsibility and investing back into the communities in which it provides legal services and for a number of years sponsored sport and cultural organisations including the Guildhall Arts Centre in Grantham the Gravity Fields Festival and DNF U10 football team based in West Bridgford.
JMP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and holds a number of accreditations in specific areas of law as well the investors in people accreditation and the prestigious ‘Business of the Year’ award presented to the firm in 2015 by the judges of the Grantham Business Awards. We were awarded the Law Society’s top quality mark for excellence – Lexcel – held by only 11% of law firms in England and Wales.
Since 2015 we have been recognised as a ‘Leading Firm’ by Legal 500. The latest guide – Legal 500 2019 directory describes us giving a “fantastic service”.
In October 2015 Chambers and Partners released their 2016 guide to legal services listing the firm as a Band 1 provider of personal injury services in the Midlands.
“They are good, well prepared and clearly on top of the issues”
“They spend a lot of time with clients and strive to get the best settlement”
CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS 2016