Wolferstans is a major Plymouth law firm with a history going back to 1812. Based in North Hill, with offices in Plympton and Plymstock, Wolferstans provides advice and assistance to meet the legal needs of individuals, families, SMEs, public sector and voluntary organisations based throughout Devon and Cornwall.
Wolferstans commitment to and integration with the local community has been a permanent fixture throughout its 206 year history. The firm has strong links with the Theatre Royal and Plymouth Raiders, whilst its Partners sit as Trustees, Directors and School Governors throughout Plymouth and the drive to work area. Wolferstans are members of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant which works alongside the Community Covenant to express support for the Armed Forces community. Wolferstans has been awarded the Gold Award in national recognition of their commitment to the Armed Forces under the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme;- the first law firm in the UK to receive the Gold Award.
Wolferstans clients include private individuals – in many cases acting for successive generations of the same families, entrepreneurial businesses including those that have developed from early beginnings into sizeable organisations, public sector organisations, government agencies, and a number of local schools as well as voluntary organisations and charities.
Wolferstans are proud that many of their members of staff are experts in their field and clients appreciate the powerful combination of outstanding legal knowledge delivered in plain English so that it is easily understood. The firm has a nationally recognised reputation as a specialist practice in respect of Personal Injury, Medical Negligence and Family Law and acts for individuals based throughout the United Kingdom and has systems in place to ensure advice can be delivered in a timely and expert fashion.
As you would expect for a firm of its size, Wolferstans offers a wide range of services. For private individuals those services and help are needed in times of change, such as moving home or making a Will; or in periods of difficulty such as bereavement, family breakdown, problems at work, or making a claim for an injury sustained. For businesses , public and voluntary sector clients Wolferstans help with commercial property transactions, dispute resolution, employment law, corporate restructuring and commercial contracts.
In 2017 Wolferstans were delighted to win the Medium Business of the Year award at the Herald Business awards. In addition their former Senior Partner, Paul Woods, received the Lifetime Achievement Award and Wolferstans are delighted to sponsor this fantastic award in 2018. The award reflects the firm’s own ethos of providing a lasting contribution to both business and the local and Wolferstans are proud to be acknowledging the incredible work of this year’s winner.