60-66 North Hill,
Plymouth PL4 8EP
Tel: (01752) 663295
Fax: (01752) 672021
DX: 8206 Plymouth 1
7 Radford Park Road,
Plymouth PL9 9DG
Tel: (01752) 401515
Fax: (01752) 401091
DX: 8206 Plymouth 1
Our North Hill and Plymstock offices have client car parks. Free parking can be found near our Plympton office.
Our legal services
Our lawyers in Plymouth can help you and your loved ones with all of your legal needs, both locally and nationwide.
Whether you are moving home, getting married or divorced, are having a problem at work, need help making a Will or handling probate, or are looking for clear, practical legal advice for any other issues, please get in touch.
Our conveyancing lawyers can help you with buying and selling property in Devon and Cornwall, as well as across the rest of England and Wales. We can also assist with remortgaging, equity release and all other types of residential property transactions.
We are accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), providing assurance that we meet the highest legal standards when dealing with residential property for our clients.
Our family law solicitors in Plymouth can help with all of the legal issues affecting you and your family, including:
• Divorce & finances
• Collaborative law
• Arrangements for children
• Prenuptial agreements
• Domestic abuse
• Unmarried couples
• Cohabitation agreements
• Separation agreements
• Social Services
• Grandparents’ rights
Will, probate & lifetime planning
Our lifetime planning solicitors in Plymouth are accredited by the Law Society’s Wills & Inheritance Quality Scheme in recognition of the high standard of our services in the area of Wills, probate and general inheritance matters.
We can assist you with issues including:
We can assist with matters including:
• Unfair dismissal & wrongful dismissal
• Bullying & harassment
• Settlement agreements
• Employment tribunal claims
Our dispute resolution solicitors in Plymouth can help you find fast, effective solutions for any dispute involving you or your home. We have strong skills in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), so can almost always sort out even the most challenging disputes without the need for court action.
Our dispute resolution expertise includes:
• Breach of contract
• Professional negligence claims
• Boundary disputes
• Landlord & tenant disputes
• Wills & inheritance disputes
Our lawyers have a strong connection to the Armed Forces community, with several of our team being veterans or members of service families. We therefore have a real understanding of the legal issues affecting current and former service personnel, with our team having advised members of the Armed Forces community for many years.
We can assist with all of your legal needs, including:
• Buying and selling a home
• Family law
• Military injury claims
• Employment matters
• Lifetime planning
• Service complaints
Our personal injury lawyers with clients nationwide, help you to quickly secure compensation for any injury that was caused through no fault of your own.
We offer a variety of funding options, including ‘no win, no fee’ deals, as well as a free initial consultation to discuss your claim.
Our personal injury claims expertise includes:
Our Law Society-accredited medical negligence lawyers are based in Plymouth and provide clear, sensitive and practical guidance to clients nationwide who are seeking compensation for clinical errors. We can guide you through the whole claims process, as well as assisting with issues such as Court of Protection deputyship.
We offer ‘no win, no fee’ deals and a free initial consultation for various types of medical negligence claims, including:
• A&E claims
• Birth injury claims
• Brain & head injury claims
• Cancer misdiagnosis claims
• Cauda equina claims
• Cerebral palsy claims
• Cosmetic surgery claims
• Dental negligence claims
• Meningitis claims
Our commercial lawyers in Plymouth can assist your business with all of your legal needs. We regularly advise clients throughout the country and across a range of industries, including advice on day-to-day issues, as well as dealing with more complex matters, such as resolving business disputes and dealing with employment claims.
Commercial contracts are essential to the success of any business. Our commercial contract lawyers in Plymouth can help you get the right terms in place to match your goals, while ensuring there are no hidden surprises or the potential for future disputes that have been overlooked.
Our commercial property lawyers in Plymouth regularly advise businesses, developers, investors, landlords and tenants on all areas of property law. We can help you get the right property for your goals on the right terms and quickly find effective solutions to any issues you encounter, adding value to your business and property dealings.
We advise a wide range of businesses and professionals in connection with all areas of construction law, including developers, investors, tenants, contractors, architects and surveyors. We can provide one-off advice on specific issues or a full construction package, providing hands-on guidance for every step of the process, including site acquisitions, construction contracts, dispute resolution and the sale of finished units.
Our corporate lawyers can help your business with all areas of corporate law, including starting a business, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, joint ventures, partnership agreements and business sales. Our clients include everyone from SMEs and family-owned businesses to large, national companies and public institutions.
For any modern business, it is essential to have strong process in place for handling any private data you deal with relating to your customers, potential customers, employees and anyone else. With the possibility of huge fines for getting it wrong, our data protection lawyers in Plymouth are here to make sure you know your legal responsibilities and what you need to do to comply with GDPR. We can also advise you if you believe you may have breached GDPR or are accused of doing so.
Our education law solicitors in Plymouth are highly experienced in advising all types of educational establishments, including schools, colleges and universities. We offer fixed fee packages for both Human Resources (HR) support and general legal services.
Our employment lawyers in Plymouth can support you with all areas of HR and employment law, providing specific advice for one-off issues or a complete outsourced HR solution to match your organisational needs.
We have particular expertise in employment dispute resolution and can typically help you avoid an employment tribunal for even the most complex and contentious claims. Our team also have very strong experience with the application of restrictive covenants in employment contracts and director’s service agreements.
Business disputes can cost you a lot of time, money and effort to deal with, so getting expert legal advice as soon as possible is generally the most cost-effective move you can make. Our litigation team are highly experienced with handling all types of commercial conflicts, including contract disputes, property disputes and professional negligence claims.
We offer strong skills in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), meaning we can almost always find a positive solution without the need for court proceedings, saving you time, money and stress.
Why choose Wolferstans for legal advice and services in Plymouth and nationwide?
With a history stretching back to 1812, Wolferstans has deep roots in the local community, providing exceptional legal expertise and personal support to individuals, families, SMEs, the public sector, charities and other organisations throughout Devon and Cornwall.
With a large team offering diverse legal expertise, we are able to provide strong knowledge and skills across a wide range of legal issues. We place real emphasis on good communication, so will always be happy to answer your questions in plain English, so you can have complete confidence in the service you receive.
Wolferstans has achieved professional recognition for our expertise in a number of areas, with the Law Society awarding us accreditation for:
We have also received the Law Society’s Lexcel accreditation for the quality of our practice management and client care, and we are independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).