About us

About Us

We have a team of highly experienced residential and commercial property lawyers based all over the UK who provide clear, practical and high quality legal advice.

Our Approach

Having forged strong, long-standing relationships with local, international, corporate and high net worth clients, we take pride in tailoring our service to achieve each client’s objectives.

Our core values of integrity, excellence, and collaboration drive every aspect of our practice.

Our Delivery

We embrace industry leading technology to deliver innovative legal solutions.

We understand the importance of delivering what we say we will, in a friendly and approachable way.

History & Key Milestones

FDR Law has a long history and connection with Warrington, some of the key milestones and facts include:

The history can be traced back to around 1750 meaning that the firm has been established for over 250 years in the legal sector.

2023: FDR Law Ltd received SRA approval as a new entity on 5th October 2023.

2021: Forshaws Davies Ridgway LLP was acquired by AIIC Holdings Ltd on 30 June 2021.

2015: Forshaws Davies Ridgway LLP adopts name of FDR Law

2008: Forshaws and Davies Ridgway merge to create Forshaws Davies Ridgway LLP

1st July 2008 saw the coming together of Warrington’s two largest legal practices, Forshaws and Davies Ridgway,creating Forshaws Davies Ridgway LLP

2023: Robert Davies & Co and Ridgway Greenalls merge to form Davies Ridgway

Davies Ridgway was formed in 2003 following the merger of two of the area’s longest serving practices, Robert Davies & Co and Ridgway Greenalls.

1988: Henry Greenall & Co merges with Ridgway Sephton to form Ridgway Greenalls

1902: Forshaws was founded

Forshaws was founded in 1902 by William Joseph Forshaw and his son William Thomas Forshaws at an office in Suez Street, Warrington.

Having first joined a law firm in 1878 as accountant, William Joseph Forshaw would go on to become an influential individual in the Warrington area and became Mayor of Warrington in 1908.

Over the past 130 years Forshaws has undergone a number of mergers and acquisitions which have involved partners and staff from most of the other practices in the area. Over this period the firm has had many names included Forshaws Richmond and Forshaws Spittle Dove & Hodd.

1902: Turner & Kerfoot becomes Henry Greenall & Co

Henry Greenall started practising in Warrington during the latter part of the 19th century as a solicitor and then partner at Turner & Kerfoot which dates back to 1750. By 1902 Greenall had changed the name of the practice to Henry Greenall & Co.

1820: Robert Davies and Co was founded

Robert Davies and Co was originally founded by the much respected William Beamont in 1820. By 1847 William Beamont had become the first Mayor of Warrington and would go on to found both Warrington’s library and gas works as well as being an enthusiastic benefactor to many local churches and schools. He was also a recognised author of historical books and today has a school named after him on Long Lane, Warrington.