Wilkinson Woodward News

We're celebrating 5 years of Wikinson Woodward Norcliffe and Co

We’re delighted to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the merger of our Huddersfield office with Norcliffe & Co solicitors. Prior to the merger on 2nd April 2012,Huddersfield solicitors Norcliffe & Co established a strong reputation in the...

We're celebrating 5 years of Wilkinson Woodward Norcliffe and Co

We’re delighted to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the merger of our Huddersfield office with Norcliffe & Co solicitors. Prior to the merger on 2nd April 2012, Huddersfield solicitors Norcliffe & Co established a strong reputation in the...

Wills and probate specialists highlighted by Alzheimers Research UK

We're delighted that Alzheimers Research UK have chosen to include two legal specialists from Wilkinson Woodward in their 2017 list of solicitors with experience of clients affected by dementia . Both Bev Mottram and Hayley Meskimmon  have...

We Are Backing Huddersfield Literature Festival 2017

  For the fourth year running, we’re delighted to be supporting Huddersfield Literature Festival, which runs from 4-19 March 2017. The festival promises another bumper crop of interesting and innovative literary events.   Wilkinson Woodward...

Hayley celebrates ten years at Wilkinson Woodward

  Wills, Powers of Attorney and Probate specialist Hayley Meskimmon is celebrating this month, having notched up ten years’ service at Wilkinson Woodward. Hayley graduated from the University of Leeds in 2004 and joined us as a paralegal in...

Two graduates join our Huddersfield team

We're delighted to welcome two law graduates from the University of Huddersfield to our team. Lauren Allette and Emma Sheard both graduated from Huddersfield University’s Law School at the same time and, after brief spells working locally, both...

Linda Heaton marks 10 years at Wilkinson Woodward Norcliffe and Co

Conveyancing specialist Linda Heaton is celebrating this month, having notched up ten years’ service at our Huddersfield branch. Since launching her legal career in Leeds, Linda has amassed 25 years’ experience in helping people to buy and...

Our Pick of the best Festive Entertainment in Calderdale and Kirklees

There are lots of wonderful events happening throughout Calderdale and Kirklees at the moment. Here's a selection of some of our favourites - tickets were still available when we checked on the 16th December! If you’re a fan of the traditional...

Our Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Our offices in Halifax, Huddersfield and Brighouse will be open until 1pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Merry Christmas from everyone at Wilkinson Woodward!...

Happy Birthday to Us!

This month we’re delighted to be celebrating our 130 th birthday! Wilkinson Woodward has been trading from premises in Fountain Street, Halifax since 1886, when the town was still a force to be reckoned with in the world textile industry. Since...

Kevin Britton Charity Ride for Children In Need

Kevin Britton, conveyancer at our Halifax office, is participating in a charity turbo training ride in aid of Children in Need on Friday, 18. November 2016. 4pm to 6pm Bradford Cycle Club are hoping to raise as much money as possible by cycling (on...

Edna Marks 10 Years at Wilkinson Woodward

Conveyancing specialist Edna Ward is celebrating this month, having notched up ten years’ service at Wilkinson Woodward. After an initial career as an industrial engineer and a two year period living in India, Edna returned to the UK and re-trained...

25 Years of the Community Foundation for Calderdale

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Community Foundation for Calderdale. The Foundation works tirelessly to support investment in Calderdale, most recently raising in excess of £2m for victims of last December's terrible floods.Over the...

Inheritance: financial boost or tax burden?

Will your children inherit your hard earned assets or a hefty inheritance tax bill? Don't miss our forthcoming Inheritance Planning Seminar. Join Wills and Probate specialist Bev Mottram and Sheena Doherty from Sovereign Wealth for a...

Wilkinson Woodward Welcomes Criminal law specialist Erica Topham

We're delighted to welcome nationally known criminal law specialist Erica Topham to the Wilkinson Woodward fold.   Erica has represented clients throughout the country in aspects of criminal law ranging from criminal damage to murder...

Penny Manock hits 30 year landmark at Wilkinson Woodward

Our Head of Family Law Penny Manock is celebrating after clocking up thirty years of service at Wilkinson Woodward. After graduating from Leeds Metropolitan University, Halifax-born Penny joined us in 1986 as an articled clerk, choosing to...

Laura marks ten years at Wilkinson Woodward

Commercial and property law specialist Laura Kurowski is celebrating after notching up ten years of service at Wilkinson Woodward. Laura, 32, has worked at Wilkinson Woodward since joining us as a trainee solicitor in August 2006. In recent years she...

Quiz raises hundreds for Calderdale Charity

Five hundred pounds were raised for a Halifax charity earlier this month when supporters across Calderdale and Kirklees took part in our charity quiz. The event, which attracted almost a hundred people, was organised in aid of the Next Step Trust, a local...

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Our offices in Halifax, Huddersfield and Brighouse will be open until 12.30pm on Christmas Eve and will re-open at 9am on Monday 4th January 2016. Merry Christmas from everyone at Wilkinson Woodward...

Welcome to Kelly Gill - The Latest Addition to our Probate Team

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Kelly Gill to our Probate Team. Kelly graduated from the University Of Huddersfield School Of Law in 2014. Having gained some early experience in residential and commercial conveyancing, Kelly now plans...

Clive Masters Marks 25 Years at Wilkinson Woodward

Our family law specialist Clive Masters is celebrating this month, having notched up twenty five years of service at Wilkinson Woodward. Clive began his legal career back in 1982 in the legal department of Calderdale Council. In November 1990 he joined...

Richard Smithies Bids Farewell after Forty Years

This month we bid a fond farewell to one of our most experienced solicitors, Richard Smithies, who is retiring after four decades of service to the local community. Richard, who has been a familiar face at our Brighouse office, is retiring after 42 years. ...

Conveyancing Specialist Jessica Joins Wilkinson Woodward

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Jessica Stansfield to our Conveyancing team. Jessica, who lives in Halifax, brings with her over eleven years’ experience in conveyancing including sales, purchases, re-mortgages, transfer of equity...

Wills and Probate Specialist Bev joins Wilkson Woodward

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Bev Mottram to our Wills and Probate team. Bev, who lives in Birstall, brings with her over fifteen years’ experience in wills, probate, Powers of Attorney, trusts, inheritance tax advice and estate...

Sarah Khanna's Three Peaks Challenge

On 25 July Sarah Khanna from our Family Team will undertake the notorious Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. Sarah and best friend Jayne plan to reach the summits of Pen-y-Ghent (691 metres) Whernside (728 metres) and...