New lawyers join Wilkinson Woodward Solicitors

Published 30th Jul 2021 by Events

West Yorkshire law firm Wilkinson Woodward has announced a series of appointments to its expanding legal practice.

Property specialist Sophia Liu and family law solicitor Dawn Keane have joined the firm’s Halifax office while Kim Noble, who specialises in Children and Care Proceedings will be based at their office in central Huddersfield. Meanwhile, residential conveyancer Scott Forster-Darwin has taken up an appointment at Wilkinson Woodward’s office in Brighouse.

At the same time Gillian Rothwell, who joined the firm as a legal secretary in 2007, is set to qualify as a licenced conveyancer and has also taken on her own caseload of residential property work.

The latest appointments will bolster Wilkinson Woodward’s existing team of over thirty lawyers and seventy support staff who collectively handle legal matters ranging from family law and mediation to wills, probate, employment law, commercial law, personal injury, crime, notary and conveyancing. The latest appointments reflect the firm’s ongoing plans to expand in Calderdale in Kirklees.

Managing Director Maureen Cawthorn said,

“Wilkinson Woodward has been serving the communities of Calderdale and Kirklees since 1886; 135 years on we continue to evolve and we are delighted to welcome these young and dynamic lawyers to our established team of legal professionals.”


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