Raworths LLP
David Garfitt David Garfitt

David GarfittPartner

David Garfitt

Contact Details

DDI: 01423 724632
M: 07540 106750
E: david.garfitt@raworths.co.uk


Educated: College of Law York
Qualified as a Solicitor in 1991 having qualified as a Legal Executive in 1987
Previous roles: Legal Executive with Tinn Criddle & Co Lincolnshire; Partner at Powell & Young (now Harrowells) Pocklington; Partner at Langleys Solicitors LLP York
Joined Raworths: November 2015
Solicitor: Qualified in 1991

Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Band 1 Ranking in Chambers Legal Directory

Head of Raworths’ Agriculture and Rural Group


Advises in relation to all aspects of private client work particularly inheritance tax planning, trusts and Wills for business, landed estates and agricultural clients. Also deals with probate and the administration of complex estates with related property matters.

Other Appointments

Appointed Under Sheriff of North Yorkshire in 2013 to assist the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire (who is appointed annually by the Queen) and has responsibility for organising the North Eastern Circuit’s Legal Service at York Minster

” Describing him as “well qualified, competent, knowledgeable, diligent, helpful and responsive,” a market commentator says: He has all the qualities you need in a solicitor advising a farming family.” “

Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018 (Private Wealth Law – York, Hull and surrounds)


“The ‘helpful and responsive‘ David Garfitt is ‘well qualified and knowledgeable‘, particularly in matters concerning probate, succession and inheritance planning.”

Legal 500 UK 2019 (Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate – Yorkshire)