About Freeths

Freeths are a top 50, full service commercial law firm with 13 offices across the UK, covering a vast range of legal specialisms and providing market leading legal advice. Our Manchester team has a longstanding and proud partnership with the GMCC.

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability and its wider ESG strategy, Freeths is very proud to be approved as a certified B Corporation.

Freeths Risk Management  Solution & Risk Management Review

The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated how quickly the landscape can change for businesses; particularly how factors usually identified and labelled as low risk, suddenly become key priorities, that required immediate action to avoid catastrophic consequences. It is crucial businesses have a robust risk management strategy in place to go to in the event of the ‘what if’ moments. Freeths market leading legal risk management solution will ensure you are ready for future risks whilst keeping your business agile for change and growth opportunities.

Freeths offer GMCC members a no obligation risk management review. The review will enable us to identity any current risks your business may be exposed to, whilst also providing an opportunity for us to discuss your medium to long term business goals and any potential barriers to growth you may be concerned about. To learn more about Freeths Risk Management  Solution and to book your review please get in touch with

HR Matters Employment Updates

Freeths Manchester Employment team deliver regular webinars for HR professionals and business owners, to discuss the important updates you should be aware of. For more information about Freeths HR Matters webinars please contact

Freeths can support GMCC members with the full range of employment law expertise and related issues, including Business Immigration and Right-to-Work, and Pensions. For more information get in touch with Freeths Employment Partner Laura Tracey

Freeths Initiate Young Professionals Network

Freeths run an Initiate programme which aims to bring together the young professional community in Manchester for fun, exciting events with lots of opportunities to network and build new connections. If you would like to hear more about Freeths Initiate events and get your teams involved, get in touch with

Freeths Networking Events for Women (NEW)

Freeths run regular events focused on supporting and celebrating the women in business community in Manchester. Freeths NEW community are centred around woman-focused events that intends an inclusive definition of women. We are welcoming and respectful of women, including trans women and those who are nonbinary, gender non-conforming, and anyone who identifies as a woman in a way that is significant to them. We also welcome allies who are committed to creating environments that are supportive of people who are typically underrepresented in the workplace and beyond.

To learn more about Freeths Networking Events for Women and to get involved, please contact

Supporting businesses in all stages of their journey

Freeths can support GMCC members in all areas of law, and their business including:

1) Employment, Business Immigration and Pensions  

2) Commercial Contracts

3) Dispute Management

4) Corporate and M&A

5) Banking and Finance

6) IP and Brand Protection

7) Marketing Law

8) IT & Data Protection

9) Real Estate, Planning and Construction

10) Property Litigation

11) Regulatory and Compliance

12) Health and Safety

13) ESG

14) Energy and Waste

15) Insolvency and Restructuring

If you would like to discuss how Freeths could support you and your business, get in touch with