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Melanie Leadbitter becomes a director

We are delighted to announce the promotion of our property specialist Melanie Leadbitter to Director. Melanie has worked at Wilkinson Woodward since joining our conveyancing team in 2014 and has been instrumental in the continued expansion of our...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 26 April 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 26 April 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our Wills and Probate specialist Heather Nuttall will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice...

Wilkinson Woodward Charity Quiz Night: Friday 7 June 2019

Fancy a great night out with family, friends or colleagues while supporting an amazing local charity? Then don’t miss our Quiz Night at the MBi Shay Football Stadium at 630pm on Friday 7 June 2019. Tickets cost £10 per player (including a...

Make a Will and support Overgate Hospice

Once again we're pleased to be supporting Make a Will Fortnight to raise funds for Overgate Hospice. From 29 April to 10 May 2019 when you ask Wilkinson Woodward to make a Will as part of Make a Will Fortnight,  we will donate...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 29 March 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 29 March 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Wills and Probate specialist  Hayley Meskimmon  will be on hand to offer free, expert...

Class of '74 Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge: the first of our Liza's Legacy events

In memory of our much-loved colleague Liza Pickles who passed away last year, we've signed up to Liza's Legacy , a series of events to raise funds for Overgate Hospice, whose amazing staff cared for Liza in the final days of her life. ...

Liza's Legacy - a year of fundraising in memory of Liza Pickles

In memory of our much-loved colleague Liza Pickles who passed away last year, we've signed up to Liza's Legacy , a series of events to raise funds for Overgate Hospice, whose amazing staff cared for Liza in the final days of her life....

Lepe Salam-Pir joins our Family team

We're delighted to welcome solicitor Lepe Salam-Pir to our Family team. Lepe studied law at London Metropolitan University, graduating with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2003 before qualifying as a solicitor in 2006. Having begun her legal career in central...

Helen Atkinson marks thirty five years as a qualified solicitor

Residential and commercial property specialist Helen Atkinson is celebrating this week as she marks a whopping thirty five years as a qualified solicitor. After studying at Manchester Polytechnic and the Chester College of Law, Helen began her legal...

Does reducing the price of your property really work?

If your property has been on the market for a while, you may have been tempted to consider reducing the price. However according to Zoopla, reducing the asking price of a property is critical to achieving a sale in only 14% of cases. As reported...

Client Money Protection Law comes into force on 1 April 2019

On 1 April 2019 it will be compulsory for all lettings agents in England to be members of a government approved Client Money Protection scheme. Under the new legislation monies held by lettings agents on behalf of their clients ( for example rents...

Darren Harley appointed as the new Agency Manager of Boococks

We're delighted to welcome local property specialist Darren Harley as the new Agency Manager of Boococks Estate Agents and Lettings. Darren joined the Boococks team in January 2019 following an extensive thirty year career in the UK property...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 22 February 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 22 February 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Wills and Probate specialist Kelly Gill will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: ...

We're Proud Supporters of the Young at Heart!

Once again, we’re delighted to be supporting the Concert for the Young at Heart, which takes place at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax on Tuesday 19 March 2019. For many years, we’ve been supporting this brilliant local concert, which...

Lynn Crabtree notches up thirty years as a qualified solicitor.

Care child specialist Lynn Crabtree has been celebrating recently after notching up thirty years as a qualified solicitor. After studying at Keele University and the College of Law at Chester, Lynn qualified as a Solicitor on the 16 th January...

Thanks for helping us to raise £200 for Cornerstone Memory Cafe

We'd like to thank visitors to last year's Brighouse Christmas Market for helping us to raise £200 for The Cornerstone Memory Café in Brighouse.  If you visited this popular festive event you might have spotted staff from...

Maureen Cawthorn marks thirty years as a qualified solicitor

Our Managing Director Maureen Cawthorn is celebrating this week as she marks thirty years as a qualified solicitor. After studying at Manchester University and the College of Law at Chester, Maureen qualified as a Solicitor on the 1 st February 1989,...

Wills and Probate team recognised by Cancer Research UK

Earlier this month our Wills and Probate team was delighted to receive a visit from Helen Soutar, Legacy Partnership Manager at Cancer Research UK. Helen presented the team with a Gold Certificate of Thanks in recognition of the support we have given...

We Are Backing Huddersfield Literature Festival 2019

For the sixth year running, we’re delighted to be supporting Huddersfield Literature Festival, which runs from 21-31 March 2019. The festival promises another bumper crop of entertaining and insightful literary events.   Wilkinson Woodward is...

Why we are backing Family Mediation Week 2019

21-25 January 2019 is Family Mediation Week. Organised by the Family Mediators Association (FMA), the campaign aims to raise awareness of mediation as an alternative to court battles for separating couples.  Mediation can help you take control of your...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 25 January 2019

  Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 25 January 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's new Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. As part of the services available at the new Hub, our Wills and Probate team will be on...

Liza Pickles

We are saddened to report that our much loved colleague Liza Pickles passed away on 25 November. Liza was an enormously popular member of the matrimonial team. Her kindness, common-sense and tremendous legal knowledge and skill will be greatly missed. Liza...

Is someone you love living with dementia?

  If you, a friend or relative is living with dementia, help is at hand from the Calderdale branch of The Alzheimer’s Society, which offers information and support to local people living with Dementia as well as their carers, family and friends. ...

Join us at Brighouse Christmas Market 24-25 November 2018

Brighouse Christmas Market is back in town! This annual event draws thousands of visitors to Brighouse and promises to be another brilliant event.  Visitors can look forward to a weekend packed with festive entertainment including a food and...

We've been shortlisted in the Halifax Courier Business Awards

We are delighted to say that Wilkinson Woodward Bearders has been shortlisted in the 2018 Halifax Courier Business Awards. The awards recognise businesses and individuals within Calderdale's business community and provide a great opportunity to...
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