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Solicitors near Market Weighton

For people and businesses located in or near Market Weighton, we have an office conveniently located in nearby Pocklington.

We welcome clients from across Yorkshire and endeavour to deliver the highest standards of customer service across a wide range of legal matters. With decades of combined experience and a friendly, practical approach, no matter how complicated the case, we are confident we are the right law firm for you.


The general email address for all our offices, including Pocklington, 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

Pocklington office
Market Place
YO42 2AQ
Tel: 01759 302113
Fax: 01759 305037
DX: 68530 Pocklington

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Public transport

It is just an 18 minute bus journey from Market Weighton to near our office in Pocklington. You can catch the bus numbers’ 45, 46 and X46 from York Road, Market Weighton directly to Station Road, Pocklington. It is then just a 4 minute walk from the bus stop to our office in the Market Place.

Car parking

You can park in the Market Place directly by our office for up to 2 hours. There is also long stay parking available at the car parks and West Green and the old railway station on Station Road.

Office accessibility

We aim to make our services accessible for all clients, regardless of personal circumstance. Our Pocklington office has a step down inside the main entrance. There is also a step up into the meeting rooms. There is level access between reception and the ground floor toilets.

There is alternative access to one of the ground floor meeting rooms via the rear of the office. We can also provide parking in the staff car park if required. To discuss your individual needs, please get in touch with our receptionists who will be happy to assist.

Our legal services near Market Weighton, Yorkshire

Personal legal advice

We specialise in providing clear, practical legal advice tailored to suit your individual needs. Our friendly and approachable solicitors will prioritise getting to know you and your personal objectives so we can set our minds to achieving the best possible outcome for you.

Divorce, family & children law

Our expertise includes:

Residential conveyancing

Our approach to conveyancing is speed, accuracy, and reliability and our services are recognised by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme Accreditation. Our expertise includes:

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

For an idea of how much your conveyancing matter could cost, feel free to use our conveyancing calculator or give us a call for a quote.

Employment advice for employees

Our jobs are a huge part of our lives, so our employment law solicitors know how distressing it is when things are not going well at work. With our assistance, you have the best possible chance of achieving the best possible outcome so you can move on with your life with confidence. Our expertise includes:

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

Powers of Attorney & Court of Protection

Planning for the future is essential but unfortunately not everyone gets the chance. Whether you are concerned about losing the mental capacity to make your own decisions in the future or your loved one is struggling to make their own decisions, we are here to support you. Our expertise includes:

Several of our team are members of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) with particular expertise supporting older and more vulnerable people with legal matters.

Wills, trusts & probate

Our wills, trusts & probate solicitors have extensive experience across all private clients matters, including:

Our specialist team includes qualified members of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).

Personal injury claims

Our skilled personal injury solicitors can assist in all types of matters where you have suffered personal injury due to the negligence of someone else. Our expertise includes:

We are listed in the directory for the Spinal Injuries Association for our trusted reputation securing compensation for people with head and brain injuries and back and spinal injuries.

Medical negligence claims

Our Law Society Clinical Negligence accredited solicitors have an impressive track record for successfully winning substantial compensation on behalf of clients who have suffered injuries due to poor medical treatment. Our expertise includes:

Personal dispute resolution

Disagreements can happen. However, when a dispute gets out of hand, it is essential to consult a specialist dispute resolution solicitor to help you resolve the matter without spending substantial amounts of time and money. We will utilise our strategic negotiation skills to try and resolve your matter as swiftly and cost-effectively as possible. Our expertise includes:

Business legal advice

We form a close professional relationship with our business clients, tailoring our advice to their commercial objectives and working tirelessly to find viable solutions to a wide range of legal issues.

Business start ups, purchases & sales

We can help you embark on your next business venture. Whether you are looking to start up your first company or you are a veteran business owner, we will provide practical support and guide you through the entire process.

Our expertise includes:

  • Business structure
  • 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

We offer comprehensive corporate and regulatory advice on a wide range of matters, including:

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

Employment law for employers

Employment law is a fast-changing area of law, but every employer must keep track of their legal obligations and avoid risk. We can provide professional support on all employment related matters, including:

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

Commercial dispute resolution

We aim to resolve commercial disputes swiftly and cost-effectively. We understand the value of retaining professional relationships where possible and will use our negotiation skills to settle the matter as effectively as possible, using court only as a last resort. Our expertise includes:

Commercial property law

Our commercial property solicitors provide advice to all types of clients, including business tenants, landlords, investors, house builders, and property developers. Our expertise 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

We advise commercial landlord and tenants in relation to all lease related matters, including:

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

Commercial property & land disputes

We will carefully tailor our legal knowledge and experience to suit your individual circumstances. We recognise the need to preserve vital professional relationships wherever possible and will work strategically to resolve the matter as positively as possible. Our expertise includes:

  • 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

Agreements and contracts are the backbone of any successful business. We can provide expert 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 near Market Weighton have a long history providing legal services to individuals and business in rural and agricultural matters.

Land sales, purchases & other dealings

We advise on the acquisition and disposal of agricultural land and the development of 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 & contract disputes

Farming and rural disputes can be complex, with many legal and personal factors coming into play. In many situations, disputes can arise between family members who are involved in the business risking not only the farm, but the family unit as well. We have an in depth understanding of the issues associated with such disputes and will aim to find a resolution as peacefully as possible. 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

Leases & farm business tenancies

Our wide-ranging expertise includes advising on the leasing of agricultural land, access, planning, and other associated issues. It is important to consult a solicitor with specialist expertise in this area and our experienced team are on hand to assist.

Succession planning

The future of many agricultural businesses relies on the careful planning of the owner during their lifetime. We can provide practical advice about succession planning, including:

  • Talking you through your succession options and their relationships with existing personal, family, or corporate legal arrangements
  • Working closely with land agents and financial advisors
  • Handling any changes to the legal structure of your business on your behalf and ensuring any other existing arrangements, such as Wills, trusts, and family arrangements are consistent

Tax planning, Wills, trusts & probate

We can help you maximise the value of your land and business so you can safely pass it on to your loved ones after you die. 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

The frequent duality of farmland and agricultural businesses as both commercial and familial assets often results in disputes over Wills and inheritance. These issues can be frustrating and complex but we will help you navigate the available options and take all possible steps to reach a harmonious 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 can combine commercially focused company and partnership advice with specialist knowledge of agricultural law. 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

The link between family and business means that disputes about the operation and management of the farm can easily spiral out of control. Our aim is to help you work through your issues and concerns constructively, preserving relationships and diffusing conflict wherever possible.

Horse racing law

Our team includes expert equine law solicitors with experience advising breeders, owners, jockeys, trainers, and other related businesses such as equine vets and riding 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.

Get in touch with our solicitors near Market Weighton

Our office is based in nearby Pocklington and we serve local individuals and businesses across Yorkshire. Get in touch with us by using the buttons below.