About us.

Deborah Wilkinson & Co are Specialist Lawyers & Commissioner For Oaths providing legal services in Cheshire, UK. We offer a confidential, friendly and professional service, both to our local and online clients, with competitive fees. You can make an appointment to visit us at our local office near Tattenhall in Cheshire where we have  free parking available for our customers.

We have made a few of our most popular will writing services available online due to demand, but we also offer a full range of legal services we can assist you with:

Helping you protect your Family and your Assets

Inheritance Tax planning within Wills

Assistance with Probate Administration

Creation of Lasting powers of Attorney & Living Wills

Setting up Protective Property Trusts

Offering access to other areas of law including conveyancing, family law matters, employment matters.

Please contact us for free initial advice or any questions you may have on:

01829 782604

ADVICE FOR THE ELDERLY

We can offer up to date advice in a sympathetic and confidential way. Deborah is a full professional member of Solicitors for the Elderly. Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers, and legal executives who are committed to providing the highest quality of legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

Full professional members are those members of the legal profession that have been qualified for at least 5 years and spend at least 50% of their time advising older clients or have been qualified for 10 years and spend at least 25 % of their time doing such work. An exam must be taken if entering membership at this level.

The Team.

Deborah Wilkinson

Deborah Wilkinson

Director FCILEx Lawyer and Commissioner For Oaths Full Accredited Member of SFE, Member of the Association of Women Solicitors London

Deborah A Wilkinson has at least twenty years experience in the legal profession, spending eleven years with large firms of solicitors in the North West. She has specialised in Equity and Trusts, Wills and Probate, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Land Law and Conveyancing Practice. Deborah qualified as a Lawyer after studying at Liverpool John Moores University.

The firm is proud to be members of Certainty, which is a register and database of Wills prepared by Lawyers and provides details of the whereabouts of Wills. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (which involved six years of studying law and passing the relevant exams) and whose members are independently regulated by CILEx Regulation. Fellows are specialist Lawyers and the Institute has over 22,000 members and is recognized as the third branch of the legal profession. Deborah Wilkinson & Co Ltd. are also proud to be members of the Federation of Small Businesses.

Deborah is a member of the Association of Womens Solicitors London.

Laura Bolam

Laura Bolam

Legal Assistant

Laura currently is studying law at the University of Liverpool and in her third year.  She has studied Equity and Trusts, Land Law and other aspects of law. She has special interests in Refugee, Asylum, Family and Human Rights Law.   Laura’s role within Deborah Wilkinson and Co is assisting with the drafting of documents, arranging appointments and assisting with telephone enquiries.  Laura’s first taste of the legal world began at the Crown Courts when she observed trials from the gallery.  It was at this point she decided that she wanted a career in the legal world.  She then went on to observe cases in the Magistrates Court.  

Amongst Laura’s qualifications is the ability to speak Chinese.  She also has personal qualities to interact with people from all walks of life and is sympathetic with clients that require a little bit of extra help and attention.

Helen Scully

Helen Scully

Legal Assisstant

Helen comes to us with extensive experience having worked for a wide range of companies over 30 years including legal work, Wills, Probate and Matrimonial work.

As well as working as an Assistant she also has a small gardening business working locally for a couple of days a week. Helen has experience of working as a Personal Assistant for a titled family.

In her spare time Helen enjoys being with family and friends, the arts and walking.

Laura Thorn

Laura Thorn

LLB Hons Law, Legal Assistant

Laura comes to the firm with a wealth of experience. She qualified as a Solicitor and worked for a large multinational firm of Solicitors in London for five years, latterly in their Private Client department. She has experience in dealing with Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Wills and assisting with running a business.

Laura has also spent a number of years as a member of a voluntary steering group, representing the voice of local parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities and special needs. She is a Local Observer for The Institute of Advanced Motorists and enjoys dance in her spare time.

Rose Walker

Rose Walker

Legal Assistant

Rose has recently joined the firm working part-time.  She has a wealth of knowledge and experience having been involved with a wide range of companies over 45 years.  This has included but not limited to Project Secretary, Administration Manager, Business Owner, and PA/Secretary.  The sectors have included, various aspects of Legal, Medical, Engineering, Sales environments.

In her free time, Rose enjoys travelling especially to different destinations in Europe.  She also enjoys swimming and regularly walks long distances and enjoys raising money for charity when possible.