Wilkinson Woodward News

New funding will help local families facing divorce or separation

The Government recently announced an additional £800,000 to fund family mediation for families resolving issues relating to children. Under the scheme, the Ministry of Justice will provide contributions of up to £500 per family, to...

Hardev Kaur marks 15 years as a qualified Solicitor

Congratulations to  property and commercial specialist  Hardev Kaur  who celebrates fifteen years as a qualified solicitor this week. Hardev is based at our Halifax office and deals with all types of property transactions including the...

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...

We are hiring!

We’re looking for an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor to join our busy and expanding legal practice. Based at our town centre offices in Halifax, you’ll have experience in the full range of commercial property transactions including...

Shelley McLachlan becomes a Director

We are delighted to announce the promotion of our care proceedings specialist Shelley McLachlan to Director. Shelley joined Wilkinson Woodward in 2014 after achieving a First-Class Law Degree followed by a Master’s in Law and Practice....

We are taking part in the new Family Mediation Voucher Scheme

We are pleased to announce our participation in the Family Mediation Voucher Scheme. Family mediation is a cost-effective way to resolve differences following separation. The new scheme launched on 1 April 2021, with an additional boost of...

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...

Lepe Salam-Pir marks 15 years as a qualified solicitor

Congratulations to  family law specialist Lepe Salam-Pir who celebrates fifteen years as a qualified solicitor this week. Lepe was admitted to the  role of solicitors  on 1st February 2006 having graduated...

Why we are supporting Family Mediation Week 2021

18-22 January 2021 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...

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! ...

Clive Masters celebrates thirty years at Wilkinson Woodward

Congratulations to family lawyer Clive Masters who is marking thirty years’ service with us. Clive joined Wilkinson Woodward’s Family Team on 5 November 1990 and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal...

Kate Machon qualifies as a solicitor

Congratulations to Kate Machon who has qualified as a solicitor. Kate studied law at the University of Leeds and completed her Masters and LPC (Legal Practice Course) at the University of Law in 2018. She began her training contract at...

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,...

James Hodgson marks a decade at Wilkinson Woodward

Employment law specialist James Hodgson is celebrating this week as he marks a decade of service with Wilkinson Woodward. James joined Wilkinson Woodard on 6 September 2010 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2012. He specialises in employment...

Robert Scott marks 40 years at Wilkinson Woodward

Robert Scott is celebrating this month after notching up forty years’ service with Wilkinson Woodward. Robert was born and raised in Halifax and joined Wilkinson Woodward as an articled clerk in July 1980 after graduating from the University of...

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...

Hayley Meskimmon marks 10 years as a qualified solicitor

Congratulations to Wills and probate specialist  Hayley Meskimmon who celebrates her first decade as a qualified solicitor this week. Hayley was admitted to the role of solicitors on 15th April 2010 and deals with a range of legal...
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