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Visuality have used Wilkin Chapman for all our legal needs over the last two or three years. Over this period, they have advised us on a range of issues, taking in employment questions, GDPR, directors’ affairs and contracts, Terms & Conditions, and commercial disputes. In all instances, their advice has been prompt, succinct, relevant, commercial and, above all, helpful.
Tony Nunan - Visuality
Thank you very much for the efficient, professional and speedy help you have provided regarding the estate of our late father. You have helped us through a difficult time and we are grateful.
Thank you also for your excellent service and communication throughout this purchase. It has all been very easy and clearly explained.
Buying my first property could have been very daunting, but you have made it all seem so straightforward.
Thank you for all the help in what has been a difficult purchase, the whole team there at Wilkin Chapman have been fantastic.
Again many thanks and I look forward to your support on my next property.
They are very organised and precise. Wilkin Chapman provide sound advice on the best legal process for each case. This helps us take the right cost effective decision always. They won’t miss one deadline therefore avoiding unnecessary costs.
They have the right mix between system portal access and people contact. We have used three debt collection agents in the past and Wilkin Chapman are the best we have used.
University College of Football Business (UCFB)
Thank you so very much for all your work on this sale (and the others in your team too at Wilkin Chapman). It can't have been the easiest sale to work on, and not the easiest buyers either, but I really appreciate everything you've done to bring this to completion.
Very happy to feed back that we have an excellent outcome to the red diesel lobbying of HM Treasury.
Many thanks for your advice on the matter which was of considerable help in us putting forward the key arguments.
Innes Thomson, ADA
Wilkin Chapman have been a brilliant support for our academy's HR and legal work. The advice is always clear, concise and timely.
Every issue we deal with is unique and the team take their time to understand the problem and offer appropriate solutions. They offer clear risk assessments when faced with a challenging issue. The trustees and the leadership team have valued having them on our side.
Alistair Hopkins, Caistor Grammar School
Can I say the service both you and your team provide is excellent, and I'm happy to say it’s a huge comfort for both me and ntex/immingham transport knowing you are behind us.
Immingham Transport and Ntex
Amy did a brilliant job dealing with a Legal Charge and Loan Agreement for our company. She was professional and efficient, and we were very impressed.
Mr Adams, Bowler Adams LLP
I have been working with Amy for some time now as I invest in properties and need a good, reliable solicitor to look at all the finer details of contracts and purchases. Amy is always quick to respond, friendly and happy to explain things when its complex. She ensures I am protected and always acts in my best interests.
Wilkin Chapman have always provided our Trust with excellent service, support and advice. Without exception, we have found their staff to be highly skilled, knowledgeable and understanding of the employment and legal challenges and pressures that our organisation faces at various times.
Equally as important to their professional skills and knowledge is the fact that they take the time to know and understand our organisation well and have successfully advised and supported us through human resource, legal and employment cases.
Our Trust has always valued the high level of professional service and support, which has always been efficient and effective, no matter how big or small the case or concern. From a quick phone call, to a case meeting and or longer term strategy, Wilkin Chapman have always delivered excellent service and support.
Wilkin Chapman have supported St Lawrence Academy for many years as both a single academy trust and now as a multi academy trust. Their team has great expertise and experience in employment and educational HR and legal issues.
The St Lawrence Academies Trust highly recommends the dedicated service provided by the team at Wilkin Chapman.
Mike Adnitt, St Lawrence Academies Trust
Having recently taken on the role of school business manager in a large single academy trust I have found Wilkin Chapman's education services extremely useful for any HR queries or concerns that I have had. On the occasions I have had to call on their support I have received quick, clear advice from their friendly team with follow ups when needed. I feel confident making HR decisions with their support behind me and would highly recommend their services.
Mrs C Newton, Lisle Marsden C of E Primary Academy
The team at Wilkin Chapman are consummate professionals who consistently provide excellent service and legal advice. They have extensive knowledge of academies; always respond promptly; and offer a wide range of support, including high quality networking seminars. I would recommend them to other Single Academy Trusts without hesitation.
Jo Wiseman, Bursar Academy
The team at Wilkin Chapman have given us invaluable support over the years, giving us peace of mind in all HR related matters. They are very professional at all times and we regard them as part of our team. Their support gives us confidence that what we do is correct.
Gemma Rylatt, Humberston Park Special School
I'd just like to say a big thank you and to let you know how impressed I am with your service, I dealt with another firm for years and years but in all honesty how you deal with clients on a personal level and a commitment level is just exceptional to be honest.
Exceed Learning Partnership are proud to be working with Wilkin Chapman as our chosen legal provider. The team are proactive, friendly, hardworking, and continue to provide us with high quality legal advice, that supports us to offer the highest levels of service to our pupils and communities.
WC are working with ourselves to transfer 3 new academies into our trust, and have been influential in ensuring the process is as smooth as possible, enabling us to focus on what we do best, offering every child, every chance, every day.
Andy Hibbitt, Exceed Learning Partnership
Wilkin and Chapman provide On Line Group with HR and Legal support. They are always very supportive to any issues we have and help us resolve them quickly and fairly.
The team we deal with are professional and easy to contact and only a phone call away to offer support in difficult situations.
Louise Arnett, On Line Group
Wilkin Chapman have provided professional, expert, employment law advice for Care Plus Group for over ten years, and previously to our predecessor organisations. The advice that is provided is always within a timely manner and responds to the specific needs of our organisation. Having built up an excellent working relationship the needs of our business, aims and ethics are thoroughly understood and we work in a true partnership way to achieve the required outcome. The matters that are being dealt with are often sensitive and contentious and the advice provided is always given in a professional, friendly and supportive manner.
Maria Tomkinson, Care Plus Group
Wilkin Chapman are a highly professional firm that deliver excellent service and legal advice from start to finish. The team are proactive, efficient and approachable, and we would have no hesitation recommending them to other Trusts.
Michael Dodd, Horizon Academy Trust
I would like to take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude for all the dedicated work you have done for us.
We are so very grateful for your passion and professionalism.
We have hired many lawyers in the past but you are by far the best. We can’t thank you enough and how much we appreciate your perseverance and the amazing legal work, you have achieved to get us through this hurdle which we have been battling for years!
We will definitely be recommending you and your firm to our friends and family in the future.
Once again thank you for all your guidance, consideration and support.
I would like to say what a lovely lady Alison is.
From the first time I spoke to her when I needed a solicitor she made me feel comfortable and gave me good advice as to the way forward. She has been totally friendly and supportive. Obviously very knowledgeable.
Today in court she represented me so well, whatever the outcome - nobody could have done more - of that I was sure.
Anyway ... we had a fantastic result! Far better than I could have ever imagined!
So, thank you Alison for being there for me. You have helped me so much at this dreadful time.
I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone in similar circumstances.
At Pennells Garden Centre we moved from another provider to Wilkin Chapman around 2 years ago. We had felt that our previous provider failed to understand our business correctly, they had lost their personal touch and their advice was simply not good enough.
Having moved to the local Wilkin Chapman branch we have found Katie Davies and her team to be professional, quick and understand our needs and business issues much more thoroughly which then ensured we made decisions with clarity. Katie and her team have been particularly helpful in navigating our way through Covid and its many different effects on employment law.
Will Pennell, Pennells Garden Centres
We have been clients of Wilkin Chapman for over a decade and in recent years have developed a strong working relationship with the employment division. Katie has been an invaluable support to our Company on an array of topics that we have tasked her with. We have always found Katie and the rest of the team to be extremely professional but they also take the time to understand your needs to ensure you receive the service that is most appropriate for your business.
I would recommend Wilkin Chapman to anyone who is looking for support or guidance from a team who take a proactive approach in making sure you, as the client, is well-informed to be able to make the right decisions for your business.
We look forward to many more years of working with Wilkin Chapman.
Sarah Harvey, L J Fairburn & Son Ltd
We have used the services of Wilkin Chapman for a number of years to assist us with employment law matters. Their support has always been exemplary – a friendly and responsive team, who offer a professional yet pragmatic approach to problems. I cannot speak highly enough of their services.
June Wass, Nippon Gases UK Limited
We have worked with Wilkin Chapman for our HR needs since 2019 and our experience so far has been very positive. Their very experienced team have helped us through a couple of very difficult issues and at every stage, we felt supported, and more importantly, confident that we were doing the right thing.
We had worked with a larger corporation before, but we felt that their priority was to minimise their risks rather than supporting us as employers.
We have developed a strong working relationship with Wilkin Chapman, more specifically Katie and Tracy who tend to look after us and appreciate their professional and pragmatic approach to HR.
Mercedes Mello-Jenkins, Freshney Green Limited
We have been clients of Wilkin Chapman for over 10 years, we cannot recommend them enough. Whenever we have a problem we are supplied with sound advice in an empathetic and understanding manner very quickly. We feel they are always on our side and have our best interests at heart.
Practice Manager, Glendair Dental
We have used the services of Wilkin Chapman for HR legal issues for a few years. They support us through some very difficult situations with a friendly, knowledgeable and responsive service. They greatly reduce our stress levels which gives us more confidence to deal with HR problems.
Angela Reeves, Practice Manager GP Surgery (NHS)
After growing frustrated with a ‘one size fits all’ approach from our provider, we decided to move our HR provision to that of a more personal approach from Wilkin Chapman. Katie, Tracy and the wider Wilkin Chapman employment team have taken the time to understand our business and the challenges we face to ensure we receive the best advice for the situation. The team are extremely knowledgeable, proactive, friendly and professional, and we have been extremely happy with the invaluable support and advice we have received over the last 3 years. They have given us confidence to improve our HR processes and ensure that what we do and how we do it is correct. I highly recommend Wilkin Chapman employment team for their outstanding HR advice and guidance.
Freshney Pelham Care Ltd
Collections and advice have always been exemplary; the services professional, timely and valuable; the people friendly, courteous, and efficient; the financial benefits quickly sourced, provided and clearly presented; the costs fair and competitive.
We have no hesitation in recommending Wilkin Chapman services, thanks again for a great job!
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Chambers UK 2017 - Litigation
The UK Legal 500 2020 - Commercial Litigation
Chambers UK 2018 - Litigation
This means his clients are alerted to issues beyond the obvious dispute.
The UK Legal 500 2021 - Commercial Litigation
They are extremely knowledgeable in all areas and the customer service is superb. I would highly recommend them.
We do understand the challenges that the current pandemic has wrought on many companies and appreciate all that you have done.
We were very impressed with the advice and expertise of Liam and the barrister. At the beginning we were hoping for around £2,000 but Liam and the team secured nearly £10,000. A very good result and our thanks go out to everybody involved.
Brilliant care from start to finish . . . I felt cared for. I wouldn’t hesitate to use you again.
I just want to thank you and Jemma Hirst for the work you did resulting in last Thursday's successful sale of my late mother's house. I went into the sale process fully expecting complications along the way, but there were none. You made it look so easy!
Excellent service. Would highly recommend.
Hannah Gamble was excellent – she was patient with me as I’m 86 and hard of hearing. Everything I needed was dealt with very quickly. She was lovely.
I just wanted to say thank you so much to Teresa for all the support with the employment law updates and webinars over the past few months. They’ve been extremely insightful and helpful throughout this challenging time. It’s been great to see local businesses come together and support each other.
DoubleTree by Hilton, Lincoln
Caroline Fletcher-Shaw recently acted for us on a purchase of an investment Property. We found her very easy to work with, her approach allowed us to feel relaxed discussing complex issues.
Caroline was thorough, she took time to consider what was needed and advise us accordingly. All questions were answered quickly and precisely. Not always a common approach in the industry but certainly a welcome one!
The work carried out was all done in a timely fashion and throughout the process things happened when Caroline said they would. We were kept up to date all the way through the transaction. The documentation and service received from the back office team matched the high standard set by Caroline.
Using Caroline for our Property purchase has been a positive experience. I am happy to recommend Caroline Fletcher-Shaw and Wilkin Chapman Solicitors both professionally and personally.
Excellent service and communication with Nick. Throughout the period, Wilkin Chapman handled my claim with clear and comprehensive advice provided at all times. Couldn't recommend them any higher :-) Great work!
I personally want to thank you very much for the work you have completed on my behalf. You did a great job. I know where to come in the future should I need a solicitor.
Many thanks for a first class service, will recommend yourself to any one who requires any services.
I just want to thank you for all your hard work and professionalism.
I cannot believe how quickly this sale has gone through. You’ve kept me informed every step of the way and have made the whole process stress free and simple. I’ll definitely be recommending you and using you for any future legal affairs.
I could not have hoped for a better service! Many thanks.
Thank you for your assistance in our property purchase. You were great, we will certainly recommend you to others and we'll be back if we need any other legal services.
I wanted to express my appreciation for the thoroughly professional way in which you have handled my case.
Mrs Youngman gave me a very good service and information on all details of my Will and Power of Attorney. Thank you.
There were times when I really thought we would have to give up. Thank you so much for your patience and good humour and, of course, your professionalism.
Thanks to Wilkin Chapman and specifically Adam Ottley who has looked after Fast Form for the last 5 years through all our investments and in drafting our contracts as we expand our distribution network Worldwide.
A great local Law Firm with immense experience in all aspects of Corporate Law and more.
Wilkin Chapman have and continue to do fantastic work for our Company and advise us on everything from Tax law, export contracts and investments to property conveyance and much more.
Mr T. White
During our meetings Hannah Gamble explained various details and put my mind at ease. A very reliable person and easy to discuss problems.
All the staff were pleasant and very helpful. Hannah was most helpful when dealing with my husbands death details. 10 gold stars to her.
Hannah was very welcoming and soon put me at ease. Thank you!
Calum was always very professional, helpful and knowledgeable. Can’t thank him enough!
I really appreciate all of your help with this matter. Tom has truly have been fabulous.
Problem free from start to finish. Satisfied customer.
Donna Aslett was wonderful, friendly and knowledgable. She was of enormous help at a very difficult time for our family. Ten out of ten without a doubt.
Donna has been fantastic from start to finish, nothing is too much trouble.
I always feel safe in your care and the advice you give. Thank you again.
Very happy with the service Hannah provided.
Imogen Holmes has been able to help me with any question I had. Your team has entirely met my expectations.
I have been very impressed with your Probate team in general and my main contact Kerry Davies in particular. E-mail and telephone communication has been flawless and Kerry has always answered any questions I had.
Thank you very much for your work with this matter, you have been as professional and reliable as always. Thanks again!
I would like to thank Nick Shaw and all the partners and staff at Wilkin Chapman solicitors for all the hard work they have done for me in securing my compensation award.
I was very impressed with the way the whole thing was handled.
Excellent guidance from Nick Shaw made me feel at ease from start to finish. Thank you.
Martha Wilson is an excellent asset to your business...
The service was excellent, thank you!
Benna Noton explained everything very well and put you at your ease.
Thank you so much for visiting my home in order to carry out the making of my new will. I do appreciate it.
Just a thank you to you and your team for your professional and helpful service in the sale of my property.
Excellent service, Donna Aslett is professional at her job. Doing and sorting things out for us, excellent, Thank you!
Very pleased with the service offered.
Jade was very helpful with every query or question I had. She was always quick to respond to every phone call or email.
I was very pleased with the service I received. It was efficient, professional and was delivered with sensitivity.
Very friendly and professional at all times.
All done and sorted in a very short time. Was very pleased. Thanks!
The whole process of applying for British Citizenship with done perfectly by Wilkin Chapman LLP and Calum Hanrahan.
Nick was fantastic throughout. Informative, knowledgeable and professional whilst always maintaining a personal touch. I was really happy with the service and result.
Thanks for the professional, caring and efficient service you provided during the recent sale of my a property.
Staying in front of the process, and having everything prepared in readiness for completion, made it much less stressful, at a sensitive time, than I could have imagined.
I would certainly not hesitate to recommend, or use, your services in the future!
After the mistake was discovered in my mother’s will made by the previous family solicitor, Wilkin Chapman LLP were very helpful in resolving the situation as expeditiously as it was possible and in an equitable manner. I would like to say a special thank you to Donna Aslett for all her help and kindness.
Amy was very pleasant, putting us at ease and clearly knew her job!
As a family we have been very happy with the service provided by Wilkin Chapman, particular thanks to Donna Aslett.
Great service! Got the will done!
I would like to thank you and all the partners and staff for all your hard work in securing our compensation award.
Many thanks for all your help and talking me through when panic set in!
It has been very smooth and efficient and no doubt i will be in contact in the future.
Tom has done an outstanding job and we are grateful for what he has done. From what was going to be a long drawn out sale turned into a very quick turnaround.
We have been very impressed with Mike's level of diligence, correspondence and speed.
Look forward to recommending him to other investors and working with him long into the future.
Having used Wilkin Chapman for a number of years i know the service to detail, care and customer satisfaction will be second to none.
Excellent. Thank you!
I would just like to thank Andrew Burnett for the hard work and commitment in this case. I felt like I wasn’t getting anywhere until he was put in charge of it.
Andrew Burnett (and the whole Wilkin Chapman team) were very helpful, understanding, empathetic and friendly. Thanks to you all. Your patience with this matter was overwhelming as was your friendly approach. I am truly thankful to you for all your help, i feel through you guys i have regained some of my trust in humanity.
Under very difficult circumstances, this company gave me a clear and understandable solution. Very professional and friendly service.
Very helpful and made everything easier
Very good and fair
They are very helpful and understanding. I can pass my bad situation. Thank you very much.
Very helpful staff and set the process in motion quickly. Made all necessary arrangements promptly.
Thank you so much for all your help. You have been a source of calm in a very confusing process for us.
Jade, thank you very much for your hard work!
We have been very impressed with his approach and speed in which he has assisted us. Credit where credit is due, he understood our position very quickly and has acted on it exactly as we would have wished. His advice has been reassuring and to the point.
I was made to feel very welcome by reception staff. Fast and speedy service by my solicitor. Excellent.
The help and service with my new will from Amy Thraves at Wilkin Chapman was excellent.
Not once did I have to chase my case up. I received excellent service and would not hesitate to get in touch with Jade in the future if required.
I found Lucy a very pleasant person to deal with
Lucy was kind, informative and knowledgeable, the whole experience of drawing our wills up was made easy for us by the way Lucy carried out the procedure.
Mr and Mrs Alcock
Very impressed with the service I received from my first appointment until my case was concluded. I would have no hesitation in recommending Wilkin Chapman and will use them again should the need arise.
Thank you so much for the efficient, quick way you have acted for us over our mortgage. You kept us fully informed throughout and, when there were problems, solved them without fuss. You all did a brilliant job.
I was very happy with the service. Hannah Gamble was always available when I needed her and returned my call promptly. I felt supported going through a sad time.
I felt well looked after from my first visit to the office. My solicitor was very understanding about my situation and explained everything to me so that I could understand what would happen.
Mr Oliver was very professional throughout my case and kept me up to date with everything. If I had any questions Mr Oliver would explain everything to me, everything I needed to know. Very polite, very professional and would definitely use this company again.
Hannah was personable and professional at all times.
Excellent service as always from Sharon Plumtree.
Tom’s personal approach, expertise and professional guidance, gave me the strength and determination to deal with and gain a successful outcome from long-term bullying and harassment grievance with my former employer. He is a credit to his profession and to Wilkin and Chapman Solicitors. I cannot praise him enough.
Thank you for the excellent service I received in moving house and helping set us up in our new family home.
I am delighted with the outcome of the hearing and for the compassionate way my case was handled.
The service and civility with a smile has been excellent throughout. Thank you all.
Excellent service from start to finish.
Hannah was very friendly and professional. I can't thank her enough.
I was impressed with the very professional service provided by Hannah
Donna was very helpful and reassuring regarding my queries. She put me at ease with my will.
Very friendly and helpful in all matters discussed for my will.
Lucy is a lovely lady who went through everything in detail.
We found Lucy to be very knowledgeable, efficient and above all friendly. She was prepared to listen and provide answers to our questions.
Very good in everything dealt with. No complaints whatsoever.
I was very pleased with the result of my case. I did not expect to see anything come of it! Thank you.
I just wanted to write to thank you for the really helpful advice you provided at short notice ahead of our standards hearing.
Local Government Monitoring Officer
A big thank-you to everyone for such an excellent training session.
The material and the content were pitched perfectly and held everyone’s interest, with much credit to the knowledge and skill of the excellent presenters, who made the topics both informative and entertaining.
These training sessions form a key part of our commitment to the quality of our service as well as good governance, so it’s a necessary part of what we do, but all too often the subject can be quite dry. But the feedback from all of them after the session was a big thumbs up!
Alison Twiddy, Lincolnshire Rural Support Network
Always professional, friendly and caring. It was an absolute pleasure to be looked after so well by Andy
Elizabeth-Jane Chitty, Somerset
A friend's recommendation led me to Wilkin Chapman LLP, and although they were not local to me, looking back I couldn't have made a better decision to choose them.
As a member of the Armed Forces for over 30 years I've always been on the go without really establishing permanent roots. As a consequence whenever I needed legal support I usually looked at what was locally available. When my marriage of 14 years ended, I found myself facing a difficult divorce, I knew it was essential for me to find the right legal representation owing to my Armed Forces pension and property portfolio.
The fact I was not local and the complex nature of my divorce required my legal team to have a compassionate ear, outstanding distance communications and be highly experienced in legal matters of children, property, maintenance and finances. Wilkin Chapman LLP excelled in all of the above and really got me through a difficult time with the very best results.
Thank you for the efficiency and professionalism you had when dealing with the house sale, which went through without any issues!
Very good and efficient service at all times
Andy Burnett was amazingly professional. He was not the original solicitor I had claimed with, it took 3 years, but Andy did it! Professional, amazing, dedicated, trusted, and an experienced solicitor.
Andy was organised, helpful, efficient, on the ball - first class service! An asset to the company!
Hana Lewis, South Wales
Many thanks for your help and assistance in acting for us in reconciling mum’s estate. Your professional and kind handling of everything was greatly appreciated. We are confident in the knowledge that we would be able to contact you any time in the future should the need arise
Thanks for your first class service and I will recommend you to my friends and family.
Amy was very kind and professional - a real pleasure. Thank you!
Couldn't fault the service. Fast and efficient, as well as friendly
From the time we entered the building, we were treated professional all the way through. Advice was helpful and clear - we could not ask for anything better! Thank you
Mr Hennegan from start to finish was excellent. I felt he was always looking out for my interests and in a professional and timely manner.
I will be recommending and his company to others.
The process was made very easy. Thank you.
Another huge thank you from myself and my son. We both really appreciate what yourself and your colleagues have done for us and even more so, how you all have appreciated our circumstances.
Wilkin Chapman’s attention to detail and managing highly complex investigations in very challenging circumstances was a valued source of support and reassurance. I also appreciated their common sense and pragmatic approach to delivering sensible and meaningful outcomes.
Thank you for this very professional and thorough investigation report – it is greatly appreciated.
Very many thanks for all the help that you’ve given us over the past weeks with resolving the problems we've had. We really do appreciate your professionalism, expertise, and all the effort you have put in to helping us again. Without your help we feel sure that the company would have given an even less generous offer than you were able to extract from them!
We will not hesitate to use the services of Wilkin Chapman again in the future, nor in recommending you to other people.
Thank you very much for all your help in our sale and house purchase. You have made the whole complex process feel so stress-free and have been so helpful, kind and generous with your time.
We really appreciate all you have done.
Service was exceptional!
I was delighted with the excellent service given by your Firm and Sharon Plumtree in particular. My initial worries about solicitors were totally alleviated by Sharon's calm, professional approach, and her humanity. Thank you
Since Jade took over my case she has been excellent in keeping me informed of any information regarding my case.
Very good service from Mr R Oliver. Would recommend him again. Thank you
Very happy with the service and advice given. Will use again for further advice when needed!
Mr May kept me informed and explained why the process took time. I felt that his renegotiations were positive.
I'd like to thank you and your team for your continues hard work on my case and am very happy with the outcome. I can finally put it to bed. Thanks again
I'm over the moon. Cheers Andy, you're a star. Thank you so much once again for all you have done.
Lucy Talbot, North East Lincolnshire
Andy Burnett always provided very detailed explanations with very clear statements. I would choose the same for real representation again if required.
Andrew, just to say thanks for all your help and advice, we really appreciate it. Without you we probably wouldn't have had anything.
All the best
Andrew did a great job and was very helpful. Thank you
I am an old man and not very quick at understanding things like this, but Miss Thraves was very patient and considerate of me.
Very good advice and a friendly approach. This was my first involvement at a solicitors. I was quite nervous, but my worries soon disappeared with the friendly care I received.
We found Very helpful and totally professional at all times. We would have no hesitation in recommending your firm and Mr Oliver to friends and family.
We employed the services of Adam Ottley at the beginning of April 2018, to literally create our articles of association, with a constitution and dissolution.
As previously, another company had misrepresented Mrs Robinson’s Homes, and the articles of association or rather the lack of them were incorrect. Thankfully, Adam took this task on, which I am really pleased to say, undertook and supplied documents within a couple of weeks. On behalf of Mrs Robinson’s Homes, I would like to sincerely thank Adam for all of his hard work, diligence and speed at producing these documents. I will recommend Adam to all of my associates and more. Thank you.
Sarah Robinson, Managing Director, Mrs Robinson’s Homes Ltd
Sarah Robinson, Mrs Robinson's Homes Ltd
Adam undertook this work [a public sector services agreement] under short timescales and was able to deftly translate his skills in preparing traditional commercial agreements into a more complex agreement between multiple public authorities.
I believe he is an excellent ambassador for your business.
Andrew McLachlan, Ouse and Humber Drainage Board
Sally provided a highly professional and knowledgeable service. She was caring, understanding, patient and clear in her advice and the procedures involved for my case
Anne and her secretary are both a credit to the Firm. 1 or 2 weeks after my husband passed, she held out a hand to shake, but pulled me into a hug. It was a ray of light at a really dark time for me.
Wilkin Chapman is my firm of choice and executors of my Will, and I will gladly and have already recommended you to a friend. I have no close friends or family, but know that on my passing things will be looked after and done correctly.
Jonathan was both professional, kind and caring on the phone and in letters. He deserves a thank you, not just from myself - he was a credit to the firm.
Your Firm is my Firm of choice and executors of my Will, and I will gladly and have already recommended you to a friend.
Would use your services again if we ever need to. Very satisfied with the standard of care and attention.
Benna was very professional, caring and knowledgeable. Thank you!
Sally Wright was very professional and caring, and we appreciate the way she dealt with everything
Excellent service, very professional. Nothing was too much trouble and kept me informed every step of the way
Thank you to Sally Wright of Wilkin Chapman, Grimsby. Very pleased with professional, efficient service.
Mr and Mrs Evans, Market Rasen
Very satisfied with the service provided. Thank you!
Two Wills plus Power of Attorney all carried out with very good service! Thank you
Excellent service and advice received - thank you!
Thank you so much. May god bless you!
The service I received was second to non. Many thanks again for an excellent service.
Thank you for everything you have done for me
Andrew Burnett has been fantastic throughout the process. I would use him again most definitely! If I ever need legal advice again, I would use Wilkin Chapman.
Andy, thank you!
Amy did an excellent job. She was a pleasure to deal with.
Thank you again for all your valuable help, I really appreciate it. My daughter thinks you are brilliant. She is looking to sell her apartment near Kew Gardens and buy a property in Dorset and wishes she had you to help her through the legal minefield.
I would like to take this opportunity to express my delight in the services you have provided. Your communication and professionalism has been exemplary. You have exceeded my expectations of customer service and I will of course be recommending your services to family, friends and clients!
I just wanted to write and say how very much I appreciate ALL you have done for me throughout the sale of our property.
You have been a beacon of professionalism and your patience and guidance has been wonderful
Mr Duckworth made us feel that our case was important to him. Very pleased with his approach and work.
Robert was excellent in progressing and finalising my claim. I would not hesitate in recommending Robert to other person's dealing with injuries
My case was a particularly complex case but Robert went above and beyond my expectations. He provided an excellent service in every aspect of my claim towards a very satisfactory result. He gave excellent advice and knowledge in his field and I would recommend he is put forward as 'Employer of the Year'. Thank you!
Just wanted to give you a massive thank you for all the work that went into getting me moved on Friday
We would like to say thank you to Rachel for all her help, commitment and also patience while the sale of our shop was going through. Rachel explained thoroughly every step of the way and also advised us on some tricky issues. If we ever needed to get in touch or needed any advise Rachel was very prompt in coming back to us, we both feel she went above and beyond. We would recommend Wilkin Chapman in the future to friends and family.
Again, thank you for all your help.
I would like to thank you for all the care you have taken in the administration of my uncle's estate. I realise what a lot of work was involved and your professionalism and skills have been exemplary.
When my husband died in June last year my life became a sad struggle. Knowing I could rely on you and all the staff at Wilkin Chapman to deal with the business involved with it all, was a comfort.
Thank you for everything.
Thank you so much for all of your help and support during these matters. In the nicest way possible, I hope that we never have to be in contact again about divorce, but I know where to find you if I do!
Thanks again Lisa; you've been brilliant!
I had excellent help and advice from Nick. He was very patient with my delay in getting back to his office through illness. I would not hesitate to recommend and use Wilkin Chapman again.
The feedback from the client has been exceptional and the turnaround of the work has also been superb, thank you for this!
Thanks for your help, support and guidance through this difficult situation. I couldn't have done it without you
Thank you so much for your help and support over the last couple of years. It was a huge relief to receive the news that I could keep the house and the marriage finally dissolved.
Thank you for your support and for going the extra mile at your own rick towards the end, I am very grateful. I was getting more pessimistic as time wore on, but your advice has been spot on throughout
Please accept my gratitude for your work; effective and professional throughout
I would like to say a massive thanks to all the team that worked on our case and especially to Nichola Williamson. I don’t think we could have asked for a better barrister.
The professionalism and reassurance you all showed from the beginning was a massive help, and without it I think the stress would have broken us a while a go. Hopefully we can all return to a sense of normality. Once again a massive thank you to you all.
I would like to thank you both (Teresa Thomas and Tracy Rowbotham) and the rest of the HR team for the fantastic advice and support you have given me over many years.
Louise supported Julia in recovering her late mum's estate, and sent over her heartfelt thanks for her legal support at such a difficult time.
"I just wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for all your help. In my humble opinion these matters are definitely best left to the professionals and you have done a sterling job. Many thanks once more"
The day I first rang I was going through so many emotions, but the solicitor rang me back because I was so upset. He let me talk for ages and for once someone was listening and on my side. I really can’t thank Jonathan enough - thank you.
At a time when I wasn't sure where to turn too when I left the Armed Forces, Tean Butcher provided the support and confidence that I was being taken seriously and that he would do everything he could to take my case forward. I cannot say just how important this was to me at the time. Thank you
Dr Alison Amos
Andrew is a very professional person to talk to on the phone he takes his time and explain everything in layman's terms. He gives as much advice as he can to help you. He will go through all the options and explain how we should move forward with the case and help you come to a decision that is right for you with the best results.
I was so pleased to have such a helpful professional person to help me. As long as Andy is on your team of solicitors I would recommend your company to anybody.
Dan McCloud is a credit to the firm; always polite, courteous, helpful, professional, and above all, approachable, patient and willing to explain. I'm very grateful for all of his help.
Following the completion of the sale of our home, I wish to thank you for your assistance on this matter.
As usual, your help and advice has been invaluable for which I wish to thank you.
We will no doubt be in touch with you again in the future when we need your services once more.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team for the excellent service you have given myself and my family dealing with the estate. You have been very helpful throughout and extremely professional.
From first appointment to final appointment the care and expertise was first class.
Thank you for all your assistance in my two cases and to confirm that nothing further will come to light nor be committed. I feel both times that my sentences were fair to say the very least and must put this down to your choices for barristers and prep work.
The support and respect given to me by Cathy, Judith and the ladies in the front reception area / finance team was exemplary and gave me strength to go on with the proceedings
Client A - Family
I’d just like to thank yourself and Michelle for efforts in making sure we could complete the house sale on Friday, it was much appreciated.
I would just like to say a big “Thank You” for sorting out our employment contracts and staff handbook. You have taken a combination of thrown together snippets of information and turned it into a contract and handbook which far better suits our needs, better protects the company and you’ve also simplified things in the process.
I would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone else looking to review their employee contracts or handbooks.
LCS IT Solutions
“Adam Aisthorpe has an excellent reputation within the Leeds Teaching Hospital. He gives solid and well thought out advice, is refreshingly approachable and easily builds rapport with his clients”
“He is really easy to get on with and offers great knowledge of contracts and procedures and excellent practical advice”
Matthew Craig, Leeds Teaching Hospital
Dear Caroline, I wanted to thank you for all of your help with the purchase of my new home. Your assistance was invaluable and I would highly recommend Wilkin Chapman and yourself.
Please also pass on my thanks to the rest of your team who helped along the way.
Imogen is enormously competent and impressive. She is a very nice pleasant person, exceptionally helpful and efficient, and certainly goes beyond the call of duty. She was extremely professional, but still friendly; you felt you could really talk to her. It can be intimidating, but Imogen made it easy; she's very relaxed and caring.
Russell is knowledgeable and genuinely has our best interest at heart when structuring agreements.
Martyn is very hard working and tenacious, with a fantastic understanding of the law and clients' needs.
Ruth is an impressive lawyer - technically and commercially astute, hard-working, and will put in whatever is required to ensure her clients' objectives are achieved.
Lisa-Jane is excellent for big estates and wealthy landowners. She's extremely good and very organised. The advice she gives is very concise and comes in nice easy bite-sized chunks. She has a very good relationship with clients, they clearly think very well of her. If I had to refer a client, Lisa would be my first port of call.
Catherine goes the extra mile to deliver a result on time.
‘Outstanding’ senior solicitor Jonathan Baker combines ‘a sharp analytical mind’ with ‘an excellent eye for detail’ in clinical negligence claims, including misdiagnosis and delayed or wrongful treatment. The group takes on cases with challenging chains of causation and is handling claims for wrongful birth, misdiagnosis of lymphoma and negligent treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis.
Legal 500, 2017
The ‘approachable’ Russell Eke, who ‘goes the extra mile’, heads Wilkin Chapman LLP’s corporate and commercial team, which combines ‘expertise, local knowledge and clear and pragmatic advice’.
Eke advised the shareholders of Provantis Amenity on the £3.5m share disposal, including sale of the company’s wholly owned subsidiary Headland Amenity. Other highlights included assisting Martract’s shareholders with a £4.3m share disposal and acting for two shareholders of Albert Darnell in a share disposal including a pre-completion restructuring and a completion accounts mechanism.
Legal 500, 2017
Legal 500, 2017
Gordon Holt, renowned for his court martial expertise, successfully defended several individuals from a custodial sentence and dishonourable discharge from the Armed Services.
Legal 500, 2017
Providing an ‘excellent service’, Wilkin Chapman LLP is particularly recommended for army-related cases.
Crime - Legal 500, 2017
Catherine Harris and Jonty Pearson show ‘genuine commitment in terms of skills, knowledge and availability’.
Agriculture - Legal 500, 2017
Wilkin Chapman LLP’s ‘exceptionally thorough’ team provides ‘outstanding’ support in matters ranging from complex corporate transactions to high-value ownership transfers of agricultural property including acquisitions of residential developments as well as succession planning. The group also handles farming arrangements and diversification projects in the renewable energy sector.
Agriculture - Legal 500, 2017
Chris Grocock has an ‘in-depth understanding of council debt collection and working within public sector constraints’. Chris is assisting London Borough of Haringey with local taxation recoveries, including volume charging orders and bankruptcy proceedings.
Legal 500, 2017
Debt Recovery - Legal 500, 2017
The ‘thorough and knowledgeable’ group at Wilkin Chapman LLP is led by the ‘experienced, calm, commercial and switched-on’ Ruth Brewin, and acts for clients such as Galliford, Linden Homes, Cyden Homes and Acis Development.
The firm has a solid track record in family finance cases, and attracts instructions from high-net-worth individuals in the farming sector. Divorce proceedings involving company ownership and trusts are also an area of focus. In other work, the department acted for a grandmother in pursuing a special guardianship owner, and obtained a pension sharing order for a spouse. NFU and MOD personnel are clients.
Family - Legal 500, 2017
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Rebecca at Wilkin Chapman for the professional completion of our wills.
Both of us were a little daunted by the task (nobody likes to consider their mortality after all!), but Rebecca quickly put us at ease and the whole process was very straightforward. Rebecca even happily accommodated our newborn baby! We will be using Wilkin Chapman for all of our future legal matters.
Therefore, we would not hesitate in recommending Wilkin Chapman to anyone considering making a will, or need services of a reliable law firm for any other issue.
The Public Law team at Wilkin Chapman independently investigated a complex whistleblowing case for us. The systematic analysis and investigative techniques used enabled the multi-faceted concerns to be individually identified, described and addressed in a clear and concise final report. The report identified the actions required to improve care to our patients and to protect the rights of the whistle-blower.
Mental Health NHS Trust Secretary
“I genuinely wanted to thank you and your colleague for the way in which the [councillor] investigation/interview was handled by you both.
[The councillor] actually said afterwards that, even if they were found in breach of the code of conduct, they would have felt happier about the process as a whole because of the way in which your part of it was conducted.
Imogen is enormously competent and impressive. She is a very nice pleasant person as well. She is exceptionally helpful and efficient, and certainly goes beyond the call of duty
High Net Worth guide
Lisa-Jane is excellent for big estates and wealthy landowners. She's extremely good and very organised, and the advice she gives is very concise and comes in nice easy bite-sized chunks. She has a very good relationship with clients, they clearly think very well of her. If I had to refer a client, Lisa would be my first port of call.
High Net Worth guide
Ed many thanks as ever for you and your firm’s help on all matters. Totally professional and great relationship.
Thank you both so much for all you have done to guide me so professionally, patiently and kindly through this incredibly tricky process.
With your expertise and that of your colleagues I have previously used, I am a huge advocate of the Wilkin Chapman experience!
Oliver was professional in every way; kind, courteous, patient, understanding, hardworking, conscientious, reliable and an astute listener. He was recommended by an acquaintance of which I will be eternally grateful. I felt secure in Oliver's handling of my case.
Very good service. I would recommend to anyone that needed the services of a legal firm.
I wanted to say how amazing the team are there. Jo is an absolute star.
Your professionalism has been exceptional. You have gone the extra mile on many, many occasions and we really do appreciate it.
Julia handled the sale of my parents house with efficiency and Dan completed their lasting power of attorneys with sensitivity and knowledge. Both had a very friendly, helpful attitude.
Mrs and Mrs M
Your advice enabled me to make a strong case and resolve the situation with the outcome I wanted. Thank you for your advice.
On behalf of all the Directors and Shareholders, I would like to pass on our gratitude and appreciation for the excellent / professional service that we have received from Tom Rook.
He is a credit to your team and company. Tom has delivered all expected documentation, including numerous changes from our overseas partner to a standard that has far exceeded our quality and timing expectations.
Laura was a pleasure to work with and fitted in well socially in an unfamiliar environment, which is always important when working abroad. Most importantly, however, she was a professional asset. I very much appreciated Laura’s legal knowledge and also her creativity in suggesting some possible solutions to a problem which I had not thought of. She was not afraid to get involved in our business meetings and she made a significant contribution. She also seems to have rapidly assimilated many of the political and constitutional issues that have to shape our work in Bosnia.
Piers Westlake, Senior Consultant, Agencia Consulting Ltd
Both myself and wife wish to express our deep appreciation of the service provided by your firm in connection with our house move, in particular, your employee, Sheryl Lever.
Her proactive attention to detail has been excellent, keeping us constantly informed as the sale/purchase progressed, clearly guiding us through step by step, and taking appropriate speedy action when the vendors' solicitors caused undue delays and complications.
We enjoy working with you as we appreciate the straight speaking, the fact that we receive a response so promptly, and that we don't have to pussyfoot in relation to outcomes.
The relationship between us and you and your colleagues has been quite defining as it has enabled us to move in the direction we want to be heading. Long may it continue.
Wendy Hanslip, School Business Manager, Grange Primary School
What more can I ask for? I sought advice, they offered a set of possibilities, I told them what I wanted and they executed my request exactly as I wished.
Wayne Scott Ross, Ferryport Group
Woldgrain Storage has been working with Wilkin Chapman through their offices in Lincoln and Grimsby for some years. During that time, we have always found their people and their services to be of the highest quality.
We would have no hesitation in recommending them to other businesses and look forward to working with them in the years ahead.
John Burnett, MD, Woldgrain Storage Ltd, Managing Director, Woldgrain Storage Ltd
Collectively, as a company, I have been impressed by their desire to know what schools need in this seemingly constantly changing world of education.
Jayne Perry, Headteacher, New Waltham Academy
The speed, professionalism and depth of expertise that I have found within Wilkin Chapman in the space of 10 minutes amazes me, the faith that I have in the advice given is absolute.
We have been working with Wilkin Chapman since 2010 after one of our clients recommended them to us.
To begin with we worked with Katie Davies for all our employment law requirements but as the years have gone on we now use Wilkin Chapman for all our business needs.
We could not be happier with the service we receive and would highly recommend them to anyone who requires legal services.
Jenna Whatmough, Alexia Designs, Operations Manager, Alexia Designs
The service we received was second to none. We would certainly recommend Wilkin Chapman to our friends.