90 years combined experience
1000s moved every year
Simple online case tracking
Competitive fixed fee quotes


What we do

Residential Matters is a division of Farnworth Rose Solicitors that has been helping people in Lancashire move home by taking care of all the legal aspects of the conveyancing process since 2007.

We started as a team of 4, aiming to provide a personal service to guide our clients through the process of buying or selling a home.

Today, we have grown into one of the most popular law firms in the local area, with offices in Nelson and Barrowford.

We now have a team of dedicated conveyancing solicitors who help thousands of people move home every year and are waiting to guide you through the conveyancing process.

Our expertise

Dedicated conveyancers

At Residential Matters, we have a team of dedicated conveyancers who are specialists in helping you with your legal aspects of your move.

Conveyancing can be a complicated process and it is vital that any problems are addressed quickly to keep your move on track. The experience of our specialist team means that you can be confident you will always receive the legal support you need.

Local knowledge

Our conveyancing experts having spent years developing strong relationships with estate agents and other practices across Lancashire and the North West.

This local knowledge means that you can receive a seamless service helping to avoid any possible delays in the conveyancing process. At Residential Matters, our aim is to provide a service that allows you to focus on the things that are important to you.

Clear affordable conveyancing

At Residential Matters, we understand that budgeting for your move can be difficult. That is why we offer clear, competitive pricing with no hidden extras or unexpected legal costs.

By choosing Residential Matters to manage your move, you can be confident that your quote will only change if your instructions do. You can even get your conveyancing quote online, making it even easier to plan for your move.

Helped 1000s move every year

The trusted solicitors at Residential Matters are now helping 1000s of people to move home every year.

As a growing firm, it is vital to us that each and every one of those clients feel they have a conveyancer they can rely on. We’re delighted to say that 100% of our clients found us easy to contact during their move.

Easy to use Client Portal

When you instruct our expert solicitors, you will have access to an easy to use online conveyancing tracker. This means that you can check on the progress of your case anywhere, at any time.

You can find up to date information on the progress of the conveyancing chain, meaning that you will always know where you are on the road to completion.

How we can help you

At Residential Matters, our aim is to make the process of moving home as easy and hassle free as possible.

Our dedicated residential conveyancing solicitors will be on hand to discuss any questions you may have about the conveyancing process. We’ll be there to offer expert advice on all the legal aspects of your case.

At Residential Matters, our team of specialist conveyancing solicitors are on hand to help get you moving.

Meet the team

Richard Farnworth


Richard Farnworth is a Director and the founder of Farnworth Rose Solicitors.

Janet Lalor


Janet Lalor is a Director and one of the founders of Farnworth Rose Solicitors.

Helen Robinson

Director - Head of Conveyancing

Helen Robinson is a director at Farnworth Rose and Head of the Conveyancing Department at Residential Matters.

Helen Harkley

Chartered Legal Executive

Helen Harkley is Chartered Legal Executive and key member of the Residential Matters team.

What our clients say

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