Sarah Tucker
Conveyancing Executive – Residential Conveyancing
Castleford Office

Sarah joined the firm in January 2023. Sarah has worked in Conveyancing for over ten years and specialises in Residential Conveyancing, including Sales, Purchases, Re-Mortgages, Transfers of Equity, Freehold, Leasehold, Shared Ownership matters. In her spare time Sarah enjoys baking and crochet. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Managing Partner – Commercial Department
Pontefract Office

Following a career in banking Jonathan joined the firm in 2004, qualified into the commercial department as an assistant Solicitor and was appointed Partner in 2010 and Managing Partner in 2017.  Jonathan is also a Notary Public, one of a few in the North who is able to serve a number of clients requiring notarial services.

Jonathan specialises in all aspects of Land/Property Law, dealing mainly with commercial property work where Jonathan has developed a sound following due to his ability to advise and negotiate complex lease and business acquisition transactions in a constantly changing marketplace.

Jonathan acts for a number of clients with large commercial property portfolios, advising on sales and purchases; all aspects of leases and lease renewals (both landlord and tenant); Authorised Guarantee Agreements; business sales and purchases and partnership agreements.

Jonathan also manages a residential property caseload and prides himself on his ability to deal with matters quickly and efficiently.

Jonathan also sits on the board of a number of local voluntary organisations.

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Partner – Residential Property
Pontefract Office

Practicing in property law since 2001 and qualifying as a solicitor in 2007, Victoria has extensive expertise in a wide range of property transactions. Victoria is experienced in residential property including sales & purchases (freehold & leasehold), transfers of equity, re-mortgages, new build transactions (for developer or buyer), equity release, the drafting of complex legal documents and other miscellaneous property matters. Victoria also has experience in agricultural and commercial property.

Victoria specialises in shared ownership leases and is on the panel of solicitors recommended by a local Housing Association. Customer relations are extremely important to Victoria who prides herself on delivering an efficient and personal service. She is highly regarded for her dedication to each and every job in hand and is widely acknowledged for surpassing expectations. Victoria’s approachability has allowed her to form strong and long lasting relationships with many clients and agents.

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Christopher Wilton
Senior Partner, Departmental Head – Commercial Department
Pontefract Office

Chris has over 30 years’ experience in commercial law matters. He has developed a wide network of clients and contacts and consequently acts on behalf of a large number of local individuals and companies as well as several national and international organisations. Chris is also a Notary Public, one of few in the Yorkshire region, which is an asset to the international companies he represents.

Chris acts on behalf of a number of farmers and land owners with extensive agricultural portfolios.

Away from the legal environment Chris is an ordained Anglican priest and, as a member of the Ecclesiastical Law Society, can provide valuable insight into ecclesiastical law matters. Chris is also a trustee of various local and national charities.

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Tim Wilton
Partner – Family Law
Pontefract Office

Tim works across all areas of the family department and he has a particular interest in cases involving domestic abuse and matters concerning children. Tim is also a member of the Law Society’s family law accreditation panel.

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Laura Gotts
Solicitor- Residential Conveyancing
Pontefract Office

Laura joined the firm over a year ago and enjoys working with a range of clients and companies dealing with sales, purchases, remortgages and right to buy.  Laura works with her clients very flexibly including holding one to one meetings.  Her clients describe Laura as helpful and going above and beyond to provide a thoroughly excellent service.

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Paul Haslam
Practice Manager
Castleford Office

Paul is Practice Manager with over 30 years financial management experience and CAT qualified.  Paul manages a small team and is responsible for the day to day financial and accounts management of the firm.  Paul is known for being straightforward and getting the job done.  A keen golfer, Paul’s handicap is 21 and he is also has an avid interest in motor racing.

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Jack Lindley
Pontefract Office

Jack joined the firm as a paralegal in June 2018 and began his traineeship in September of the same year. Keen and diligent, Jack advises on a variety of matters from corporate to commercial and residential real estate. Jack always takes a pragmatic and flexible approach with clients, understanding their objectives and focused on achieving them. Jack qualified as a Solicitor in November 2020.

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Alic Wright
Solicitor – Wills, Probate & Trusts
Castleford Office

Alic joined the firm in May 2022. Alic qualified as a Private Client solicitor in 2018 and specialises in all areas of Private Client work, including Wills, Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration.  In his spare time Alic enjoys playing and watching sports, particularly football and cricket. He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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Barbara Stevens
Senior Solicitor – Family Law
Castleford Office

Barbara is an experienced Family Lawyer who specialises in matrimonial law.

Barbara deals with divorce and children arrangements as well as family finance, property and pension disputes/settlements arising out of divorce.  Amanda also deals with co-habitation issues including separation.  Barbara is a specialist in drawing up pre and post-nuptial and co-habitation agreements and is adept at dealing with high conflict situations. The firm can also deal with transfers and sales of matrimonial and jointly owned property.

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Peter Ward
Chartered Legal Executive – Litigation
Pontefract Office

Peter is experienced in all areas of litigation ranging from personal injury and employment law matters to contractual disputes. Peter also has extensive experience under TOLATA dealing with property disputes between unmarried couples after the relationship has broken down.

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Alex Yuen Tay
Solicitor – Residential Conveyancing
Pontefract Office

Alex joined the Firm in 2017 and completed his training in July 2020. Alex deals with a wide variety of residential property transactions acting for clients around the country. He is also fluent in Cantonese and Spanish and deals with many client for whom English is not their first language.

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