Wakefield Office

How to find our solicitors in Wakefield

Our Wakefield law office can be found in the city centre on Burton Street, behind the Wakefield Museum. We are less than 5 minutes’ walk from Wakefield Westgate train station and Merchant Gate car park and Carter Street car park, making us very convenient whether you are travelling by foot, car or rail.

Thornton Jones Solicitors
Bank House
1 Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2GF

Tel: 01924 290 029
DX: 15029 Wakefield
Fax: 01924 290 240
Email:enquiries@thorntonjones.co.uk


Our legal services in Wakefield

Our solicitors in Wakefield offer a range of legal services for individuals and families throughout West Yorkshire.

Divorce & separation

We offer a highly skilled and empathetic approach to divorce and separation that keeps your interests and those of your loved ones protected at all times. Our goal is to minimise conflict, while keeping the process as smooth and fast as possible and ensuring your costs stay reasonable. Wherever possible we will help you avoid the need for court proceedings, helping to keep things amicable.

Our divorce lawyers in Wakefield can help you with issues including:

  • Starting or responding to divorce proceedings
  • Financial settlements
  • Arrangements for children
  • Civil partnerships
  • Domestic abuse
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for divorce and separation

Alternative dispute resolution

When going through a divorce or separation, it is usually in everyone’s best interests to resolve the practical issues involved without the need for court action if at all possible. Our expertise in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) means we are usually able to help clients achieve a satisfactory settlement without going to court.

Our alternative dispute resolution solicitors in Wakefield are experts in:

  • Family mediation
  • Collaborative law
  • Arbitration

Wills & probate

Many people fail to plan for the future, for example not creating or updating their Will or thinking about what will happen if they lose the capacity to make important decisions about their health, finances and living arrangements. Our Wills, probate and estate planning solicitors in Wakefield can guide you through your options and ensure your future and that of your loved ones is suitably planned for.

Our expertise in planning for future includes:

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Trusts
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney

Residential conveyancing

For most people, buying or selling their home is the most significant financial transaction they will ever be involved in, so making sure all of the legal details are correctly taken care of is essential. Our residential property team can guide you through the whole process of buying or selling a property, as well as any other type of property transaction, ensuring your interests are protected at all times.

Our conveyancing solicitors in Wakefield can help you with:

  • Buying and selling your home
  • Lease renewals and leasehold enfranchisement
  • Remortgaging
  • Transfer of Ownership

Legal resources in Wakefield

Wakefield Citizens Advice Bureau

This independent local charity provides free, impartial advice to people living in Wakefield District and can be a good starting point for general information about your legal rights and options.

Wakefield Civil and Family Justice Centre

This local court deals with legal issues include divorce, money claims, social security, housing possession, bankruptcy and domestic violence.