Two established Yorkshire firms merge

Two established Yorkshire firms merge

Kenyon Son and Kraddock, based in Goole and Wakefield, and Dawson and Burgess Solicitors, based in Doncaster, have merged in a move that combines the forces of two of Yorkshire’s most-established firms.

The firm will provide services based in Doncaster, Thorne, Goole, Armthorpe, Bentley and Wakefield.

Dawson and Burgess said:

“Individually, both firms have more than 175 years’ experience of delivering professional legal services to their local communities as well as to clients further afield.

We are proud of our long-standing reputation and our shared commitment to providing excellent client care.”

According to the, the merged firm will now be led by by partners Tony Henshaw, Kristen Craig, Gemma Canli and Janice Oxley. They add that the firms, which will continue to operate under separate names for the foreseeable future, will offer specialist support in the areas of personal injury, wills and probate, residential, commercial and agricultural conveyancing, family and general litigation.

Tony Henshaw, personal injury and litigation partner from Kenyon Son and Craddock, said:

“We are really excited by the prospect of joining two long-standing local law firms who both share a commitment to tradition, respect and value their excellent reputation built over many years, while also recognising the need to meet client needs in a modern and approachable way.”

Kristen Craig, wills and probate partner from Dawson and Burgess, added:

“We have a genuine shared ethos of how we want to work going forward based on a commitment to provide excellent legal services.

Together, we look forward to continuing to deliver those in the highly professional and approachable manner our clients expect and deserve.”

Jamie Lennox