Leading Solicitors Ormskirk

We have been established over 200 years and are well known in Ormskirk and the surrounding area with generations entrusting their legal requirements to our qualified and experienced solicitors in Ormskirk.

Dickinson Parker Hill Solicitors offer a comprehensive range of legal services including Conveyancing, Family Law, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Inheritance Tax Planning, General Finance Management, Court of Protection, Accident Claims and a wide range of Commercial Law services.


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    Finding your “forever home” can be an exhilarating, but daunting experience. Buying a property will probably be the most meaningful purchase of your life, so it’s important to find a conveyancing solicitor who can guide you smoothly through the process. Our conveyancing team at Dickinson Parker Hill advise on all property transactions - so you can stop worrying and start living.

    Conveyancing & Residential Property

    We have acted and continue to act for many businesses and their owners. We understand that it is imperative that your legal matters are handled in a professional and efficient manner.

    Commercial Property & Corporate Law

    Our Employment Law Department, based in Ormskirk, can advise employers and employees on a range of issues in connection with Employment Law matters.

    Employment Law Solicitors

    Our team of dedicated family law solicitors at DPH are trained to provide expert legal guidance and empathetic support during life’s most difficult moments, advising on family matters such as divorce, prenuptial agreements, and cohabitation.

    Family Law & Divorce Solicitors

    We at Dickinson Parker Hill have many years of experience in advising local people throughout Ormskirk, Burscough, Parbold, Southport, Wigan and across Lancashire on how to resolve disputes and advise them should matters need to proceed to court.

    Litigation & Dispute Resolution

    Do you think you have a claim against your employer for an injury sustained at work? Our team of work accident claims solicitors may be able to help.

    Work Injury Claims

    The notarial profession is one of England and Wales' three oldest branches of law, with Dickinson Parker Hill offering Notary Public solicitor services in Ormskirk, Liverpool and Lancashire since the 1820s.

    Notary Public Services

    Established over 200 years, we have advised many local farming families in relation to a range of matters taking into account the unique challenges that farming brings.

    Agricultural/Rural Matters

    The Private Client Department at Dickinson Parker Hill has been advising the people of Ormskirk, Skelmersdale, Wigan, Parbold, Burscough, Formby, Southport and throughout Lancashire, Merseyside and nationwide for over 200 years.

    Private Client, Wills, Probate & Estate Administration

    Meet Our Team

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    Michael Prendergast

    Partner, Private Client Department

    Alexandra J Kenyon

    Partner, Family Law Department

    David H Lunn

    Partner, Commercial and Conveyancing Department

    Leanne Duff

    Partner, Private Client Department



    Very professional

    An excellent service from initial phone call to completion Grainne was very professional but with a nice lady like approach, A gem in DPH. I will recommend you to all I meet

    Mr M Threlkeld

    Excellent service

    Excellent service from start to finish! I only had 4 weeks to complete on my house, so was on a very tight schedule, which was met! Very much appreciated. Thank You!

    Ms N J Radlinski

    Impressive service

    Very Impressive service. Grainne was exceptional in every aspect. Thank you!

    Ms. E L Bradley

    Highly Recommended

    Very pleased with the advice I received from Sam recently, wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them or return to them in the future.

    Mr E Ratigan

    Very easy to deal with

    Dealt with my Mum’s Will and LPA, found them very easy to deal with and they explained everything in a way we could understand.

    Mr M Smith

    Extremely helpful

    Mike Prendergast was extremely helpful with a difficult probate issue. Cannot recommend highly enough, you get a great service.

    Mrs J Leather

    Very helpful, friendly staff

    Very helpful and friendly staff. I would use their services again in the future without hesitation. Thank you for assisting me with my Lasting Power of Attorney.

    Mrs J Train

    Very knowledgeable

    Throughout the process we were kept informed by Kate, who was excellent to deal with. Kate was very knowledgeable, friendly and a pleasure to deal with.

    Mr G Blanchard

    Extremely professional

    Used this firm for my will. Very helpful and extremely professional service

    Mr M Rainford

    Very professional

    Very professional & very efficient. Would highly recommend.

    Mrs S Johnson

    Friendly, helpful and supportive

    Amazing service, Rachel and Sam were friendly, helpful and supportive throughout

    Ms A Elcombe

    Professional, friendly and approachable

    Ms McGuiness was always very professional, friendly and approachable. I would definitely recommend to others

    Ms L Batteson & Mr Hutchinson

    Courteous and efficient

    We were always able to speak to someone when phoning and the staff were courteous and efficient. A truly professional, well established firm of solicitors.

    Ms S Burns & Mr J Dwyer

    About Us

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    A message from us all here at Dickinson Parker Hill Solicitors, Ormskirk

    We are very much open for business at the present time and are able to provide all of the legal services we would normally.

    We are able to offer telephone and video conference appointments for all matters. Many of our staff are now working remotely from home and are able to continue to provide the high levels of client service and professionalism that you have come to expect from us.

    If you are moving house then you can still move, if you need advice regarding family law matters then we can continue to advise you, if you need advice on an employment law matter then we can help.

    In short, whatever your legal needs are we will continue to support our local community, help those in times of distress and provide all the services that you may need now or in the future.

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    Solicitors in Ormskirk & Lancashire

    We’re based in Ormskirk, West Lancashire and cover the surrounding areas including Burscough, Rufford, Skelmersdale, Southport and Wigan as well as any other area across Lancashire and Merseyside.

    Having built up a long-established track record as a reliable and effective team of solicitors for Ormskirk, SouthportSkelmersdale and the Wirral, we are ideally equipped to help guide you through many of the key legal issues related to family and business life.

    We realise that your legal needs will be personal to your situation. Therefore, the service we provide for you will be unique to you and tailored to your requirements.

    Whether you’re looking at buying your first home, leasing commercial premises, dealing with a business dispute, a complex family breakdown situation or any other legal matter, you can contact our team of expert family law and commercial law solicitors as a first port of call for trusted legal support.

    Above all, here at Dickinson Parker Hill we will listen to you and put your interests first. We pride ourselves on the level of service and discretion that our solicitors in Ormskirk provide to all of our clients, and are confident that we can assist you with whatever legal situation you are facing.

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    A Range of Commercial Services

    We are familiar with many of the well-established industries and highly respected businesses situated around Merseyside and Lancashire, many of whom will require commercial law guidance from time to time. Our Ormskirk solicitors are proud to have long-standing relationships with many great companies across our region, providing them with business law services such as:

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    Commercial Conveyancing

    Our team of commercial conveyancing solicitors for Ormskirk, Southport and the wider region are highly experienced in helping you with issues such as commercial leases on properties such as shops, office space and/or warehouses.

    We can also provide commercial conveyancing services on issues such as the transfer of a pub licence or off-licence liquor licence should you move to a new premises.

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    Establishing a Business

    Whether it’s your first business or you already have several established, the creation of a new business is an exciting, and oftentimes stressful, endeavour. Our team of commercial solicitors at Dickinson Parker Hill have the expertise to guide you through processes such as registering as a sole trader, establishing a contractual partnership, becoming a public listed company and establishing shareholder agreements.

    Our business solicitors have helped many clients around Ormskirk, Southport and across Merseyside and Lancashire to begin their new business on a firm legal footing.

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    Contractual Disputes

    Any successful business is likely to have an ever-increasing portfolio of business contracts, whether with landlords, tenants, product warranties, subscriptions, contracted workers or suppliers. In an ideal world, all of these contracts would be honoured on both sides, with every party involved fully content with how the terms are being adhered to and the quality of any and all services rendered.

    Sadly, that is not always the case, a fact that our litigation lawyers and dispute resolution solicitors are well acquainted with. Our expert team have provided a range of contract dispute resolution services to many business clients across Lancashire, the Wirral and the wider Merseyside region.

    We’re happy to speak to you about how our litigation solicitors could be available to your business on an ongoing basis to ensure you’re prepared for any and all future contract disputes.

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    A Support for Family Matters

    In addition to the range of services provided by our commercial solicitors, we also have a well-established family law team who can support you through a range of family legal issues.

    Sadly, many of the issues for which you need the support of a family law solicitor are painful to the people involved, but this makes it all the more important that you find a trusted and dedicated family law solicitor in your region, with legal issues such as:

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    Divorce Proceedings

    We can provide legal support as divorce lawyers, with our team experienced in dealing with sensitive and/or hostile negotiations, helping our clients to receive a fair and acceptable conclusion to their case.

    We fully appreciate that each and every marriage breakdown is unique and brings its own set of specific legal considerations and desired outcomes from the two parties involved, so we always aim to provide a sensitive and personalised approach to any client in such a situation.

    Our Ormskirk solicitors can help support you through legal agreements on issues such as:

    • division of financial assets
    • visitation rights to children
    • ongoing financial support from one party to another

    We can also provide expert legal guidance during the separation of cohabiting couples and the legal issues that arise. Every marriage is different, but an increasing number are seeking to establish prenuptial agreements to clearly define legal terms with regards to any financial assets of the parties involved.

    Having built up an increasing level of experience in this area, our family law solicitors can provide legal services to anyone in Ormskirk, Southport and around Merseyside or Lancashire who find themselves in need of a prenuptial agreement.

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    Private Client Services

    We also help with a range of personal legal matters through our Private Client Department, who can assist with legal guidance and the drawing up of documentation with regards to matters including Wills, Trusts, Inheritance Tax Planning, Power of Attorney and a range of other legal services in this area.

    We understand that these matters will often be being dealt with by family members who may be less able to travel significant distance at this point, so we are happy for one of our Private Client Solicitors to arrange a home visit to deal with the required legal processes from the comfort of their own home.

    Additionally, we offer a secure storage unit where you can keep these documents and ensure they are protected. Having offered Private Client services to individuals and families across Merseyside and Lancashire for over 200 years, we are one of the most trusted and reliable legal services in our region and have been helping local residents in Ormskirk and beyond for generations.

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