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We act for businesses as well as the people who create, own and invest in them, building long term relationships with our clients to understand the unique challenges and opportunities they face. Our depth of experience and knowledge is focussed on providing practical advice designed to meet all our clients’ business needs.

Individuals & Families

We understand how important your case is, our experienced teams are on hand to provide practical and effective legal advice. With one of the largest teams of lawyers in North Yorkshire we work for wealthy individuals and their families, trusts and family businesses - your needs are at the heart of what we do.


Our Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property teams have the expertise to help you deal with the opportunities and challenges of the freehold and leasehold real estate market. We have substantial depth of experience of the property world and its demands which gives us the crucial ability to help you achieve your aims.

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are an unavoidable fact of life, but when they happen it is essential to find a quick, effective and practical solution to the situation. Whether your issues are commercial or business related, family or personal, we have the depth of experience, imagination and expertise to help you solve your problems.

Carmelita Ardren

Head of Family, Children and Divorce

Ellie Foster

Legal Director

Joanna Lofthouse

Senior Associate

Claire Hunter


Lucy Westmoreland

Trainee Chartered Legal Executive

When a relationship is new the thought of things going wrong can be far from your mind and the prospect of this happening is easy to dismiss. If this is a new relationship after a previous marriage or long term relationship has ended then you will probably understand that making such a life changing decision without full consideration of the possible outcomes can create problems in the the future. Working out key issues sensitively in advance with your partner can help avoid later costly, time consuming and emotional court proceedings.

We can help you approach those issues in a sensitive manner and advise what steps you can take to help protect your position.

For further details please see the links to the left or below, and also the information about asset protection.

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