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The Wills, Probate & Conveyancing Solicitors for Morley, Tingley, East Ardsley, Gildersome, Churwell, Drighlington and surrounding areas of Leeds and Yorkshire.

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The wills, probate and conveyance solicitors at D Burke & Co

Your friendly Wills, Probate & Property Solicitors & staff at D Burke & Co

D Burke & Co Solicitors are specialists in wills & probate, powers of attorney and property matters.

This extends to deputyship orders at the Court of Protection where people have not made a power of attorney in time.

Office hours are Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm. 

Out of office hours Evening and Weekend Appointments Available.

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Call Leeds 0113 2525597

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The wills, probate and conveyance solicitors at D Burke & Co

Your friendly Wills, Probate & Property Solicitors & staff at D Burke & Co

Reasons we think you will be happy you chose us.

  • You save your time and effort:

We work outside office hours to suit clients.

We offer home visits free of charge.

  • Price:

Open & honest transparent pricing - no hidden extras - Know exactly what you are getting and for how much.

  • We care:

Clients, including the elderly (see below), like our thorough well explained, patient, kind, caring approach with a friendly face as well as our efficiency.

We cover the things other solicitors often miss.

  • Our expertise:

STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) qualified - additional expertise that most other solicitors do not have. ​The internationally recognised STEP qualification is known amongst solicitors and other professionals as being the highest and most specialised standard achievable in the area of Wills and Probate.​ The qualification entails four three hour examinations in the Administration of Estates; the Administration of Trusts, the Taxation of Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates Accounts.

SFE (Solicitors For the Elderly) qualified - expertise specific to older/elderly ladies & gentlemen - We are qualified to hold The Older Client Law in Practice award and the Older Client Care in Practice award. Perhaps you are looking for a suitable solicitor for yourself or elderly relatives - our caring, patient approach is welcomed. Dementia and other disabilities are handled with sensitivity and do not pose any problem for us.

  • Our Experience:
Wills & Probate Solicitor Diane Burke

Diane Burke - Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney & Probate

With over 14 years experience in a diverse range of Wills and Probate matters Diane enables you to make your Will/Power of Attorney and undertake Probate no matter how simple or complex your situation.

Her friendly and practical approach will put you at ease during the difficult time following the loss of a loved one.

In addition to her full STEP qualification mentioned above, Diane is a full member of the Institute of Professional Will Writers (IPW) which means Diane complies with the IPW Code of Practice which is approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and is also a full member of the Solicitors for the Elderly group.

Diane is the principal solicitor at D Burke & co. She studied for her Law degree at Liverpool John Moores' University. Diane then completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Huddersfield.

Diane completed her two year training contract at a firm of local solicitors in Morley. Upon qualifying, she worked as a solicitor in Morley before moving to a Wakefield firm of solicitors as Head of the Wills and Probate department.

Diane grew up in Morley and continues to live there with her husband Damian and three sons Arthur, Peadar and Donnacha.  

Claire Malone Conveyancing Solicitor Morley Leeds

Katie Johnston

Katie works part time as a Legal Assistant at D Burke & Co Solicitors whilst she completes her studies. Katie graduated with a degree in Law in 2017 and is now studying the Legal Practice Course at Leeds University of Law.

Katie is set to commence her Training Contract with the firm in 2019.

Claire Malone Conveyancing Solicitor Morley Leeds

Luke Robinson

Luke is a Solicitor at D Burke & Co.

He originally studied Geography in Sheffield, and upon attaining his undergraduate degree, decided to convert to Law.

Luke successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Law with commendation at York College of Law, then went on to achieve a distinction in the Legal Practice Course, studied at Leeds University of Law in 2016.

Luke joined D Burke & Co as a paralegal; he then completed his two-year training contract with the firm and is now fully qualified.

Luke enjoys tackling complex tax problems and discovering family histories associated with Heir Hunter work.

Claire Malone Conveyancing Solicitor Morley Leeds

Emma Worthington

Emma is a Legal Assistant at D Burke & Co.

She is in the final stages of studying for her law degree and works part-time at the firm in order to gain a greater understanding of how the law works in practice.

The Wills, Probate & Conveyancing Solicitor for Morley, Tingley, East Ardsley, Gildersome, Churwell, Drighlington and all surrounding areas of Leeds and Yorkshire.

Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners Qualified Solicitor
Diane Burke is a STEP qualified solicitor
Solicitors For The Elderly - Qualified
Institute of Professional Willwriters member
D Burke & Co also trading as White Rose Wills and White Rose Wills & Conveyancing is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). SRA No. 621233. This firm operates within the SRA Code of Conduct, a copy of which can be viewed at www.sra.org.uk.
Our VAT registration number is 284 0377 93 and VAT is payable on all our invoices (currently at the rate of 20%).  Please note that VAT may also able be payable on disbursements, and where this is the case, it will be shown on our invoice.

 

If you are a client and we have made a contract with you by electronic means you may be entitled to use an EU online dispute resolution service to assist with any contractual dispute you may have with us. This service can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/odr.  Our email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.