Graeme Armstrong

Graeme Armstrong


Graeme studied law at Hull University and continued to complete the Legal Practice Certificate at the College of Law, Chester in 2003.

Following this he completed his training contract at Temple Heelis Solicitors in Kendal, Cumbria.

Since then Graeme has worked in areas of law such as Conveyancing, Wills and Probate and Civil litigation.

Over 2 years ago, Graeme founded GDA Solicitors.

Graeme lives in the South Lakes with his family and enjoys travelling, swimming and hill walking in his spare time.


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Michael Doran

Michael DoranMichael deals with a broad range of Commercial and Employment matters in Lancashire and Cumbria.

Employment law specialist based in Lancaster

Covering the region spanning Preston, South Lakes, Kendal and up to Carlisle, Michael is able to advise you on all contentious employment law matters including Unfair Dismissal, Wrongful Dismissal and discrimination at work claims.

Michael has vast experience of advising on all pregnancy related matters including pregnancy discrimination, redundancy while pregnant, harassment and victimisation and Maternity and Paternity Leave obligations
Michael can advise you on all aspects of the disciplinary and grievance process both during and after action has been taken.
With a wide range of expertise, Michael has also been able to use his experience to deal with non-contentious work on redundancies, disciplinary and grievance procedures and TUPE advice for companies in Lancashire.

He spent a large part of his career advising and assisting civil service staff on employment law issues for the Public and Commercial Services Union. This involved representing staff at various disciplinary forums and he has prepared cases for Civil Service appeal Boards and Employment Tribunals. This has given him wide experience of all aspects of discrimination law, workplace consultations, industrial relations issues, redundancies, TUPE and issues surrounding Unfair Dismissal claims.

Commercial Legal Expertise

Michael also has experience in preparing commercial contracts including those relating to e-commerce, the drafting of standard terms and conditions of business and the preparation of distribution agreements.

Michael also has experience of dealing with Shareholder Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements and preparing Articles of Association for both new and established Companies in the North West

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