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Wakefield becomes regional office number 17 of leading Yorkshire law firm

Jonathan Wearing, Faye Chadwick and Dominic Mackenzie of Ison Harrison

ISon Harrison Solicitors, one of Yorkshire’s leading law firms, has opened its latest branch in Wakefield, bringing its total network of offices to 17.

Since becoming 100% employee-owned earlier this year, the company has experienced significant growth in the number of people and businesses it acts for and the opening of its 17th office will strengthen further the establishment of the company in the region.

Ison Harrison Wakefield’s new office at 4-6 Cross Street has a team of legal experts led by Branch Manager Faye Chadwick, a conveyancing lawyer and expert in new build property law. Faye joined the real estate team in 2020 and has 10 years of experience in conveyancing.

Charlotte Oxby, Katie Henstock and Dayne Bailey-Mayfield will join Faye in the new office and Arooj Begum will provide family law service. The firm will also recruit for various support positions.

Dominic Mackenzie, who is a principal at Ison Harrison, will provide a wills and probate service to clients in the Wakefield office. Dominic, who is from Wakefield, is the head of the firm’s wills and probates division. Since joining the firm, he has grown the Wills and Estates department into one of the largest of its kind in the region. Ison Harrison holds over 50,000 wills for people in Wakefield and Yorkshire.

In addition to key property, family law and wills and estates services, the new Wakefield office will handle all legal, personal and commercial matters, through its network of regional offices and the vast and extensive experience of its in-house lawyers. .

Jonathan Wearing, Managing Partner of Ison Harrison, said, “We are delighted to open our 17th office in the region, which is our first foray into Wakefield. This latest launch allows us to further consolidate our position in West Yorkshire. It continues our gradual expansion allowing us to extend our full range of legal services offering through a network of offices covering the Yorkshire region. Our clients appreciate the ability to access local legal advice by turning to a large, modern, established law firm with a prominent high street presence to meet their needs.

“We very much look forward to continuing to establish the Ison Harrison name at Wakefield.”

Ison Harrison employs over 230 people in Yorkshire, providing the widest range of legal services in the region. At the beginning of the year, the firm became the entire property of its employees, one of the rare law firms structured in this way.

The firm also proudly boasts over 10 Bar accreditations including Lexcel, Clinical Negligence, Family Law, Immigration and Asylum, Quality of Transfer and SRA Superior Court Rights – Civil and Criminal.

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