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Solicitors in Easingwold

Our Easingwold office is conveniently located in the Market Place and now offers an even wider range of services.


The general email address for all our offices, including Easingwold, is advice@harrowells.co.uk. You can contact individual members of staff by email within the ‘Our people’ section. Please note that if you have an issue requiring urgent attention, it is always best to call us to establish whether we can help you within any deadline.

Office Details

Easingwold office
Market Place
North Yorkshire
YO61 3AB

Tel: 01347 821234
Fax: 01347 823186

Office hours: Mon – Fri 9.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 5.00pm. 

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Travelling to our solicitors in Easingwold

Public transport

Local bus services routed through or terminating in Easingwold do so in the Market Place.

Car parking

Free car parking is available in the Market Place. Note that spaces are more limited on Fridays when the weekly market is held.

Office accessibility

The Easingwold office does not have level entrance or toilet access. However, if you let us know, we can make suitable arrangements.

Our Legal Services in Easingwold

Personal Legal advice

We pride ourselves on providing a friendly, yet professional service for all of our clients. Our team will tailor their advice to match your individual circumstances, helping you to reach a result that matches your initial expectations.

Divorce, family and children law

Family law matters can often be contentious and emotive, which is why it is important that you seek the proper legal guidance at the earliest opportunity.

Our family law solicitors in Easingwold are able to lend their expertise to a wide range of family law matters, including:

Residential Conveyancing

For many people, their home is likely to be their most valuable asset, which is why it pays to work alongside a team of residential conveyancing experts. We are members of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme, demonstrating our expertise in all associated matters for people across North Yorkshire.

Our service includes:

  • Buying or selling property (both freehold and leasehold)
  • Remortgages
  • New build conveyancing (including Government Help to Buy and Shared Ownership schemes)
  • Transfer of equity
  • Any other residential conveyancing matter

If you want a better idea about how much your conveyancing matter could cost, feel free to use our conveyancing quote calculator.

Employment advice for employees

Employment issues have the potential to have a significant impact on your life, both in the workplace and on a more personal level. Our employment law solicitors are able to offer practical advice on a wide range of employment law matters, helping you to resolve your case positively.

Our employment solicitors in Easingwold have expertise in:

Our team also includes members of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Industrial Law Society.

Powers of Attorney & Court of Protection

Our Lasting Power of Attorney solicitors in Easingwold can support you in appointing someone to make decisions on your behalf, should you lose the mental capacity to do so in the future.

Our expertise includes:

Our team includes members of Solicitors for the Elderly, demonstrating our experience in supporting older and more vulnerable clients.

Wills, trusts & probate

Planning for the future is never easy, but by setting up a Will or trust, you will have peace of mind that your estate and assets will be distributed as you wish when you are no longer around.

Our Wills, trusts and probate solicitors have expertise in:

Our team includes members of STEP (Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners).

Personal injury claims

If you have been unfortunate enough to suffer an injury due to the negligence of someone else, you may be entitled to claim compensation. Our personal injury solicitors in Easingwold are experienced in achieving positive results for clients across North Yorkshire.

Our expertise includes:

We have been recognised for our expertise in dealing with head/brain and spinal injuries. We are listed in the directory for the Spinal Injuries Association.

Medical negligence claims

Medical negligence can have devastating consequences, both on you and your loved ones. Our medical negligence solicitors in Easingwold can help you claim compensation for medical negligence, with their expertise including:

As a firm, we are members of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme for our skills in this specialist area.

Personal dispute resolution

Disputes can often result in lengthy, costly court proceedings, so resolving them in a quick and efficient manner is essential. Our dispute resolution solicitors can lend their expertise to a range of disputes, including:

Business legal advice

Our commercial law solicitors in Easingwold place an emphasis on forming close relationships with our commercial clients. This allows us to tailor our advice to match each business’s objectives moving forward.

Business startups, purchases & sales

Starting a new business is undoubtedly exciting, but it comes with a number of associated risks and challenges. If you are considering starting a business for the first time or you are an existing business owner, our commercial team can guide you through the process.

Our expertise includes:

  • Business structures
  • Incorporation
  • Essential documents and agreements, including articles of association, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, and employment contracts
  • Company administration
  • Issue of shares
  • Due diligence
  • Contract negotiation

Company, partnership & regulatory advice

Our commercial law solicitors in Easingwold can provide your business with a broad range of corporate and regulatory advice to help you thrive during the tough economic climate.

Our expertise includes:

  • Corporate structures and governance
  • Regulatory and statutory compliance
  • Data protection compliance
  • Brands, trademarks, and other intellectual property related issues

Employment law for employers

Employers have a wide range of legal obligations towards their employees, so it is essential that your businesses complies with said obligations, while maintaining an efficient working environment. Our employment law solicitors in Easingwold can work with you to avoid and solve any potential employment issues that arise within your business.

Our expertise includes:

Our team includes members of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Industrial Law Society.

Commercial dispute resolution

Commercial disputes can have widespread and long-lasting effects, which is why our commercial dispute solicitors will always aim to help you find a swift resolution in an amicable manner wherever possible.

Our expertise includes:

Commercial property law

Our commercial property solicitors in Easingwold have experience in working with a wide range of commercial clients in a variety of sectors, including landlords, business tenants, investors, house builders and property developers.

Our expertise in this area includes:

  • Acquisitions
  • Covenants and title matters
  • Planning issues and disputes
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax and corporate tax implications
  • Leasehold transactions, assignments and terminations
  • Rent reviews, service charges, and repairing obligations

Commercial leases

If your business requires advice in relation to a commercial lease, our commercial property solicitors in Easingwold are able to provide you with tailored advice that is relevant to your individual circumstances.

  • Security of tenure
  • Rent reviews
  • Break clauses
  • Dilapidations and repairs
  • Insurance
  • Renewals
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax

Commercial property & land disputes

Commercial relationships aren’t always straightforward, which means disputes are often inevitable. We understand how important it is to resolve disputes in a swift manner, keeping the situation as amicable as possible.

Our team have expertise in:

  • Opposed lease renewals
  • Dilapidations
  • Leasehold covenants
  • Pursuing rent arrears
  • Forfeiture and tenant insolvency
  • Boundary disputes
  • Adverse possession
  • Development agreement disputes
  • Rights of way and easements

Commercial agreements, contracts & intellectual property

Commercial contracts and agreements need to be watertight to avoid the potential for any issues further down the line. Our commercial contracts solicitors can provide expert contract drafting and review services for all types of commercial agreements, including:

  • Terms and conditions
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements
  • Distribution, franchise and agency agreements
  • Loan agreements and personal guarantees

Farming legal services

Our farming solicitors in Easingwold are established in providing a full range of legal services that are designed for rural and agricultural matters.

Land sales, purchases & other dealings

The acquisition and disposal of agricultural land can often prove to be complicated and difficult to navigate, particularly without the appropriate legal support in place. We can advise you on all of your options, as well as supporting you with associated matters such as agricultural land development and agricultural buildings.

Our expertise includes:

  • Sales and purchases
  • Redevelopment
  • Planning
  • Option and overage agreement
  • Access, drainage and services
  • Private land purchases or sales on existing personal or family legal arrangements

Farmland & contact disputes

Dealing with any dispute can be difficult, but there are a number of specific issues that can arise in the agricultural field. We have a detailed understanding of the issues that can arise from farmland and contract disputes and will work quickly to find an amicable solution.

Our expertise includes:

  • Adverse possession
  • Access and rights of way
  • Boundary, neighbour, and ownership disputes
  • Water, drainage, and other easements
  • Farm business tenancies
  • Trespass and nuisance
  • Crop agreements
  • Distribution/supplier agreements

Lease & farm business tenancies

Our farming solicitors in Easingwold are experienced in advising on the leasing of agricultural property and land, as well as other associated planning matters including farming business tenancy agreements.

Succession planning

Planning for the future of your agricultural business is tricky, given how many factors there are to take into consideration. If you want to ensure a successful transition, our team can support you by providing advice on:

  • Your succession options
  • Relationships with land agents and financial advisors
  • Changes to the legal structure of your business and any existing arrangements

Tax planning, Wills, trusts & probate

Our Wills, trusts and probate solicitors in Easingwold will work alongside you to maximise the value of your agricultural business, allowing you to pass it on to your loved ones exactly as you intend when you pass away.

Our expertise includes:

  • Examining your existing tax liabilities and advising on potential legal arrangements
  • Implementing changes to make your estate more tax efficient
  • Setting up Wills, trusts, and other legal mechanisms to preserve your land and business and minimise the risk of future disputes
  • Probate and estate administration services

Farming inheritance disputes

Inheritance disputes concerning agricultural businesses are frequent, in part due to their dual position as commercial and familial assets. These disputes can be complex and difficult to resolve, but we can work with you to help you asses your options and reach a positive resolution.

Our expertise includes:

  • Disputing Wills, including claims of lack of testamentary capacity, undue influence, and fraud
  • Advice on intestacy – what happens when the deceased leaves no Will
  • Inheritance Act claims
  • Claims and disputes involving trusts
  • Advice on farming partnerships after death

Partnership & company advice

Our agricultural solicitors in Easingwold are experienced in advising various businesses on company and partnership law, including those in the agriculture sector.

Our expertise includes:

  • Advice on partnerships and limited companies
  • Changing existing company structures
  • Advice on directors’, partners’, and trustees’ responsibilities
  • Advice on agreements, contracts, and intellectual property rights

Partnership disputes

Disputes between partners in an agricultural partnership have the potential to spiral out of control. Our partnership dispute solicitors can help you resolve any dispute that has risen between partners, protecting the relationship that forms the foundations of the business.

Horse racing law

There are members within our team that have specialist expertise in equine law. We have experience in advising breeders, owners, jockeys, trainers and other businesses such as equine vets and rising clubs.

Our expertise includes:

  • The purchase and sale of horses
  • Stabling
  • Dealing with the British Horse Racing Authority
  • Licencing
  • Owners’ and Trainers’ Agreements
  • Employment issues
  • Dealings with the Professional Jockeys Association

Our solicitors are members of the Equine & Animal Lawyers Association.

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