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Looking for flexible part time work in Halifax? Come and join us!

Update 2 February 2022: Thank you to everyone who applied for this role; applications are now closed.   We're looking for a part-time Archivist to provide critical administrative support to our busy Wills and Probate team. Based at our town...

Come and join us - we are hiring

Update 10 February 2022: Thank you to everyone who applied for this role; applications are now closed. We're looking for a special someone to join the reception team at our town centre office in Huddersfield. In this busy and varied...

We Are Backing Huddersfield Literature Festival 2022

Once again  we are pleased to announce our support of Huddersfield Literature Festival, which runs from 24 March to 3 April 2022. This year's festival promises another varied programme of entertaining and insightful literary events....

RSPCA appeal: Can you help Miss Pickles?

Miss Pickles is an eight-year-old British Bull Dog currently being cared for by the RSPCA Rehoming Centre in Halifax. It's a charity very close to our hearts. Miss Pickles is suffering from Grade 3 Brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome...

Are you ready to take the next step in your legal career?

We welcome expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates who are interested in undertaking potential future training contracts with our busy and expanding legal practice. Our next intake will be in September 2023. During...

Laura Kurowski marks fifteen years service at Wilkinson Woodward

Congratulations to commercial and property law Solicitor Laura Kurowski who marks fifteen years’ service with us this month.  Since joining us as a Trainee Solicitor in August 2006 and qualifying in 2008, Laura has...

Join us at K9 Party in the Park on Sunday 5 September 2021

We're delighted to once again be sponsoring this year's RSPCA K9 Party in the Park at Manor Heath Park, Halifax on Sunday 5 September. The event, which kicks off at 12 noon, attracts hundreds of visitors (and their prize pooches) for an...

Laura Kurowski appointed trustee of The Eleanor Hirst Trust

We're delighted to announce that Laura Kurowski has been appointed as a trustee of The Eleanor Hirst Trust. The Eleanor Hirst Trust owns six Grade II listed Almshouses in the village of Wilshaw near Holmfirth  and maintains and preserves the...

The Great Huddersfield Cleanup

Huddersfield Times recently launched an great local initiative that looks set to benefit residents, businesses and visitors to Huddersfield.  The Great Huddersfield Cleanup (GHCU) is a community litter picking event which runs over the...

Huddersfield Literature Festival launches virtual events for 2021

This year's Huddersfield Literature Festival kicks off with an exciting programme of online events running from 18-28 March, followed by a series of live indoor and outdoor events later in the year. For the eighth year running, we are delighted to...

Christmas and New Year opening times

Our offices will close at 12.30pm on Thursday 24 December 2020. We reopen at 9am on Monday 4 January 2021. Merry Christmas from everyone at Wilkinson Woodward Solicitors! ...

Make a Will Fortnight for Overgate Hospice

Once again, we have been pleased to join other local Wills and Probate specialists in supporting Overgate Hospice’ Make a Will fortnight’. As part of the campaign, local legal professionals have waived their usual Will writing fees. Instead,...

Huddersfield BID launches retail forum

Huddersfield BID are launching a forum to support local retailers and form a collective voice to help shape the local trading environment. All retailers are welcome to join and be part of Huddersfield's recovery.  A Zoom event has been...

2020 K9 Party in the Park goes virtual

Calling all dogs (and their owners!). This year's RSPCA K9 Party is the Park is going virtual. The popular doggy day out normally takes place every year in Heath Park, Halifax, with canines from across Calderdale gathering for competitions, shows,...

New date for Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister 4 October 2020

We are pleased to be supporting 'Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister' which will take place on Sunday 4 October 2020, 2pm at Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS. This event has been re-scheduled after this year's...

Full steam ahead for Huddersfield charity Platform 1

We were recently introduced to Huddersfield men’s charity Platform 1, a charity which supports men across Kirklees. After starting with just four members, the charity now supports over 400 men from across Kirklees, offering them a unique space to...

Free General Legal Advice Clinic in Hebden Bridge 13 March 2020

Our next free general legal advice clinic will run from 2pm to 4pm on Friday 13 March 2020 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Solicitor Roy Dunn will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Divorce and...

Free Wills and Probate Legal Advice Clinic in Hebden Bridge 28 February 2020

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 28 February 2020 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Making a Will ...

Employment law clinic in Huddersfield on 12 February 2020

The next free legal advice clinic on Employment Law is on Wednesday 12 February 2020 from 1pm to 4pm. Our employment law specialist, James Hodgson will be available for any employment law queries from local small businesses and employees. Pop in...

Free General Legal Advice Clinic in Hebden Bridge: 14 February 2020

Our next free general legal advice clinic will run from 2pm to 4pm on Friday 14 February 2020 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our legal team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Divorce and relationship...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 31 January 2020

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 31 January 2020 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Making a Will ...

Free General Legal Advice Clinic in Hebden Bridge 10 January 2020

Our next free general legal advice clinic will run from 2pm to 4pm on Friday 10 January 2020 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our legal team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Divorce and relationship...

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

It’s business as usual until 12.30pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019. We reopen at 9am on Thursday 2 January 2020. Merry Christmas from everyone at Wilkinson Woodward Solicitors. ...

And the winner of our festive hamper is...

Congratulations to Mr Robert Hitchen who won our Christmas prize draw for a £250 hamper packed with festive food and drink. Mr Hitchen's name was drawn on Monday 16 December 2019, at random, from our database of clients. The...

Free family law clinic in Hebden Bridge

In early 2020 we will be running a free family law clinic at Upper Valley Community Hub, Market Street, Hebden Bridge. Specialists from our Family Law team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Divorce or dissolution of Civil...