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Who Are Yer? – John Chesworth

In this week's 'Who Are Yer?' we get to know John Chesworth, Executive Chair at Harrison Drury Solicitors.

Full Name: John Chesworth
Company: Harrison Drury Solicitors
Job Title: Exec Chair

What does your business do: We are a trusted legal partner to businesses, individuals and families across the north-west.


Where can we find you: Headquartered in Preston we also have offices in Kendal, Lancaster, Garstang, Lytham and Clitheroe.

Your Twitter Handle: @chesw71
Company Twitter Handle: @HDSolicitors

Company Website: www.harrison-drury.com


Favourite sports team: Preston Grasshoppers RFC

Favourite Book: Business: The Infinite Game – Simon Sinek

Favourite Band/Artist/Song: Changes every week, but this week it’s The Smiths/There is a light that never goes out

Favourite Restaurant / eat-out: Moor Hall, Aughton.

Favourite Holiday destination: Pooley Bridge, Ullswater.

Top 5 people dinner party guests, dead or alive: Willie John McBride, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Keith Richards, Nelson Mandella, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Celebrity crush: Debbie Harry, expecting to meet her in the Taps after the Lytham proms this year 😉


My proudest / best business moment is/was… Getting HD into the Sunday Times Top 40 Small Companies to work for at the first attempt.

My advice for 18-year-old me would be… do your best today, and keep looking forward.

My personal business hero(es) is/are… George Cadbury – created the world’s leading chocolate brand while working tirelessly to improve the lives of working people and improve society in general. A business hero who believed his status and position in society should be used for the greater good.

Our company is… making it possible.

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