Gary Cook, Professional practices specialist, partner, legal, solicitors

Position: Partner & Head of Legal Sector

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Tel: 0161 475 1501


Gary is the award winning and highly motivated legal expert who manages the highly specialised professional practices’ team as well as being a partner with the firm.

He has developed significant experience over the last 20 years in advising hundreds of legal practices. The services range from offering pro-active tax advice, efficient and effective structures, consultancy and compliance. Over that time the team has gained client confidence and trust by conducting their work with skill and understanding of what is required for the legal sector.

Gary joined Booth Ainsworth LLP in 1985 and qualified in 1989. He became a partner in 1999 where he developed his innovative approach to advising legal clients. His individual style has shortlisted him for a number of industry awards. He held the 2020 Innovation Marketing Person of the Year award, which reflected his pro-activity within the legal sector. He has clients who have won many prestigious awards, including an OBE, NatWest Woman of the Year award and the Manchester Law Society Small Business of the Year award.

With Gary’s commercial expertise and technical knowledge he is able to meet the needs of all types of legal practices, no matter what their service-line, size or location. Clients in the North West range from city centre based firms (10+ partners) to 1-5 partner practices, with each having different challenges and objectives.

Gary supports Manchester United and is the Captain of the Booth Ainsworth LLP cricket team. He enjoys horseracing (watching), snooker and darts (also watching).

Expertise

  • Business plans and forecasts
  • Legal
  • Professional Practices
  • Surveyors