Our Residential Property expert, Karen Dodd, is highly experienced within her field and has a great relationship with her client’s and local Estate Agents.  Karen has repeat business from her clients, who recommend her to friends and family.

Karen is committed to providing a service which is both distinct and superior, keeping clients advised at all stages.   Karen offers comprehensive advice on a number of property services to include:

  • Buying and Selling property
  • Mortgages and Re-mortgages
  • Transfers of equity
  • Lease extensions
  • New build and help to buy
  • Shared ownership
  • Voluntary first registrations


Our approach is personable, responsible and accountable.  Here at WLS, we believe that pricing should be transparent and we will provide accurate and detailed advice as to both timing and costs. For more information, please contact our Karen Dodd on 01684 216777 / karen.dodd@wlssolicitors.co.uk


Private Client

WLS Solicitors provides will writing services, creating a wide range of bespoke Wills, ranging from the most basic to the most complicated. Our experience of writing trusts means we can provide high quality advice to avoid the payment by your estate of excessive amounts of Inheritance Tax.

UK Trust Law is not always straightforward,  if you require advice or assistance from a Solicitor specialising in UK Tax and Trust Law and estate planning, our experienced team can help you.


Our Trusts and Estate Planning services include:

  • Setting up administration and amendment of Trusts
  • The creation and ongoing administration of Lifetime Trusts
  • Advising both Trustees and Beneficiaries
  • Advising on Tax exemptions and reliefs
  • The preparation of annual tax returns
  • Family businesses and Family Ltd Partnerships
  • Gifting Assets (during lifetime or on death)
  • Advice on related tax issues, including Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax
  • Winding up of Trusts.


For more information, please contact our Christopher Morgan on 01684 216777 / chris.morgan@wlssolicitors.co.uk 



Here at WLS, we understand that divorce and separation can often be a painful and difficult process.  We try our best to minimize the stress caused and ensure that clients are guided through the divorce process in a sensible, straightforward and, if possible amicable manner.  We are able to deal with complex divorce cases, and deal with both uncontested and contested divorce proceedings. 

If you are going through a Separation, we are able to advise and assist with the preparation of a Separation Agreement.  If you are unmarried, we have experience dealing with matters under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

For advice on Divorce/Separation Proceedings, please contact our Wayne Phillips on: 01684 216777  / wayne.phillips@wlssolicitors.co.uk