Solicitors in Malton

Do you need legal advice in Malton? Whether you are a private individual or a company looking for solicitors near you, our specialist solicitors in Malton are ready to help.

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Our solicitors in Malton provide specialist legal advice for both individuals and businesses across North Yorkshire and Ryedale. Our Malton office is located in the town centre, making it easily accessible no matter how you plan on reaching us.



Malton OfficeForsyth House ,3 Market Place ,Malton ,YO17 7LP,-0.8005319,17.61z14

Directions to Crombie Wilkinson's Malton office

  • Reaching us by car: There are various parking options near Crombie Wilkinson's Malton office on Market Place, including Market Place Car Park and The Shambles Car Park, both offering two hours free parking.

  • Reaching us by bus: Our office is just a short walk away from the Newgate bus stops, which are served by the bus numbers 175, 176, 184, 185, 187, 190, 193 and 194, as well as The Mount bus stops which are served by the numbers 182, 193, 840, 843 and CastleLine.

  • Reaching us by train: We are only a five minutes’ walk away from Malton train station, which is just south of the River Derwent.

Crombie Wilkinson's Service Pledge

Our Malton solicitors are devoted to providing the highest quality legal advice as well as a personal level of customer service. At Crombie Wilkinson, our relationships with our clients are best viewed as partnerships. We are keen to work alongside you to get to know you as an individual as well as your legal requirements.

Visit our Service Pledge page to find out more about Our Promise to you.

Legal services in Malton


Our conveyance solicitors in Malton are accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme and are on hand to support you with a full range of residential property matters, including:

  • Buying and selling freehold and leasehold property
  • Conveyancing for first time buyers, including Help to Buy
  • New build conveyancing
  • Planning and boundary enquiries

To see how much your conveyancing matter could cost, feel free to use our conveyancing quote calculator.

Elderly client services

We have specialist solicitors in Malton with expertise in advising elderly clients on a wide range of legal matters, including:

  • Wills
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Nursing home fees and long-term care
  • Inheritance Tax planning
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Gifting property

Family law in Malton

Our family law solicitors in Malton can provide you and your family with clear, practical legal advice on a wide range of legal matters, including:

  • Separation and divorce
  • Financial settlements
  • Property rights
  • Arrangements for children
  • Cohabitation
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Domestic violence

Where possible, we strive for amicable solutions to family law matters and value a non-combative approach to minimise the potential of costly court proceedings. Greg Cross, family law solicitor at our Malton office is a member of Resolution and has extensive experience in helping clients with Alternative Dispute Resolution methods such as Collaborative law.

We are also Law Society accredited in Family Law, Family Law Advanced and Children Law for our expertise. 

Divorce law in Malton

Going through a divorce or separation? Our specialist divorce solicitors in Malton are ready to offer you legal support. As this is bound to be difficult time, our Malton solicitors provide sensitive, practical advice to help achieve the best possible outcome for both you and your loved ones

Our divorce law services include:

  • Initiating and responding to divorce proceedings
  • Making financial settlements
  • Arrangements for children

Employment law for Malton employees

Disputes at work can have a detrimental effect on the lives of employers and employees alike. Our employment law solicitors in Malton provide expert advice designed to protect your employment rights as an employee.

Our Malton solicitors advise on all employment matters, including:

  • Employment contract disputes
  • Settlement agreements
  • Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Pregnancy, maternity, paternity, adoption, and other family rights
  • Flexible working
  • Reasonable adjustments and discrimination
  • Workplace bullying
  • Harassment and victimisation
  • Whistle blowing
  • Data protection


We have specialist Will writing solicitors in Malton to assist with creating and updating a Will, as well as advising on all other aspects involved in the Will writing process, including making your estate as tax efficient as possible.

Our Malton solicitors offer services that cover:

  • Will writing
  • Updating your Will
  • Inheritance Tax planning
  • Setting up and managing trusts
  • Challenging a Will


The death of a loved one is distressing; having to deal with the legal matters regarding the deceased’s estate can lead to even more emotionally distress. Our expert probate solicitors in Malton will clearly guide you through this trying period.

Our Malton solicitors can assist with matters including:

  • Obtaining grant of probate or letter of administration
  • Paying Inheritance Tax
  • Preparing estate accounts
  • Dealing with inheritance disputes

Power of Attorney

Our Lasting Power of Attorney solicitors in Malton can help you appoint someone to make decisions on your behalf if there comes a point where you lose the mental capacity to organise your own affairs due to old age, injury or illness.

Our expertise includes:

  • Making Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
  • Registering LPAs and Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPAs)
  • Advice for attorneys

Commercial law services in Malton

Agricultural law in Malton

Our solicitors in Malton lend their expertise to all legal matters associated with farms and other agribusinesses. We are also a Legal Panel member of the NFU (North East), one of only two firms to be appointed in this area.

Our agricultural law expertise includes:

  • Agricultural land purchases
  • RPA entitlements, Woodland Grant Schemes, and Stewardship Schemes
  • Property issues
  • Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies
  • Farm Business Tenancies
  • Grants of easements
  • Farm Diversification Schemes
  • Chancel repair and manorial rights
  • Rights of way, commons/village green issues
  • Tax and Will planning
  • Partnership agreements
  • Farm cottages and lettings
  • Employment
  • Sporting/hunting
  • Equine matters and grazing licences

Our commercial solicitors in Malton offer tailored legal support to align with your individual strategy and objectives.

By working in tandem with other solicitors within Crombie Wilkinson, we can provide a fully integrated service for matters related to:

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Business disposals
  • Management buy-outs
  • Reorganisation and restructuring
  • Commercial contracts
  • Intellectual property and commercialisation
  • Terms and conditions
  • Setting up a new business
  • Partnerships and joint ventures
  • Insolvency
  • Incorporating charities
  • Employment law
  • Commercial property
  • Commercial litigation and debt collection

Our Malton Solicitors have been members of the Law Society’s Lawyers for Your Business for nearly 20 years.

Commercial property

Our commercial property lawyers in Malton handle a wide range of commercial property matters and have extensive experience of working with a variety of businesses in numerous sectors.

Our commercial property law expertise includes:

  • Acquiring and relocating business premises
  • Legal advice for property developers
  • Commercial property management
  • Commercial lease transactions
  • Commercial landlord and tenant law
  • Agricultural land
  • Property finance and funding
  • Planning issues and planning obligations

Commercial disputes

Our dispute resolution solicitors help businesses resolve disputes which could otherwise cause significant disruption. We have previously advised a wide range of clients, including small to medium enterprises, partnerships, large regional companies, and public organisations.

Our business dispute resolution expertise includes:

  • Employment disputes
  • Services for schools
  • Contractual disputes
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Commercial mediation
  • Director and partner disputes
  • Property litigation
  • Co ownership disputes
  • Debt collection
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Commercial lease issues

Employment law for employers

Employers need to provide a productive and efficient working environment that not only results in a successful business but is also legally compliant. Our solicitors are experts on employment law and provide advice for both standard employment issues such as creating contracts and more contentious issues such as settlement agreements and unfair dismissals.

Our expertise includes:

  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts
  • Redundancy advice
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • Maternity and paternity rights
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Written and verbal warnings
  • Settlement agreements
  • Employment dispute resolution
  • Employment Tribunal claims

Landlord and tenant disputes

Our solicitors have specialist experience in dealing with the various types of disputes that can affect both landlords and tenants while leasing commercial property.

Our landlord and tenant dispute resolution expertise includes:

  • Serving notices
  • Possession proceedings against tenants and squatters
  • Debt recovery, for example, for rent arrears
  • Agricultural tenancy matters
  • Dilapidations and disrepairs

Commercial mediation

We are one of only a handful of law firms in Malton and North Yorkshire to offer commercial mediation services. Mediation has proven to be an effective method of resolving commercial disputes and helps to reduce the time, costs and conflict of court or tribunal proceedings.

Speak to our solicitors in Malton now

For fast, effective legal advice for you or your business in Malton, North Yorkshire, please get in touch now by calling 01653 600070 or emailing