To all our valued customers,
Our primary concern is the wellbeing of our loved ones, and that of our staff and customers, and we sincerely hope you are safe and well.
For several weeks we have been preparing our business to ensure we can continue to provide legal services during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Our business model is already built around smart working, with our technology designed to support over 200 lawyers who already work from home, reducing the need for social contact.
The information here outlines how we will continue to operate and what adjustments we are making to ensure the safety of our clients and staff.

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Rachell Bates Rachell Bates
Consultant Family Law Solicitor

Rachell is a specialist family lawyer with a wealth of experience in all aspects of family law. She is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and Resolution and has a Master of Laws specialising in civil partnership law.  

Rachell deals with all aspects of divorce, separation of the unmarried family and civil partnership dissolution, with particular expertise in financial matters including high value assets, pensions, foreign property, businesses and cases involving HM Forces’ clients and ex patriots living and working overseas.  She is dual qualified and has also been admitted to practise law in Western Australia.

Rachell has extensive experience dealing with children matters and all other aspects of family law including pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and change of name deeds. She is an experienced advocate who represents her clients from initial instructions until final hearings. 

Rachell also deals with private client work, including drafting wills and preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Rachell works throughout Yorkshire and also represents clients who live and work abroad. She offers home visits and out of hours appointments, including evenings and weekends and appointments using Skype. Rachell has built a reputation for her flexible modern working practices, ensuring she is accessible and able to respond to clients quickly, including those living in different time zones. She has a thorough approach and reassuring manner and is committed to ensuring the best outcome for her clients.

Other contact numbers:

  • 01302 247 312 (Doncaster)
  • 01405 800 536 (Goole)
  • 01757 605 670 (Selby)
  • 01757 605 670 (Tadcaster)
  • 01904 238 236 (York)



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