We are a high street law firm with a long established office on Ropergate in the centre of Pontefract.

As part of Watson Ramsbottom we also have offices across the UK, and can call on the experience of a large number of expert colleagues where necessary. We have offices in Accrington, Barnoldswick, Blackburn, Bristol, Carlisle, Chorley, Clitheroe, Darwen, and Great Harwood all offering a full range of legal services to personal and commercial clients

Watson Ramsbottom was formed following the merger in 2003 between Watsons Solicitors of Darwen and Ramsbottom & Co with offices in Blackburn Darwen, Great Harwood and Accrington and . They have since expanded to add offices in Chorley, Carlisle and Bristol.

Carters Solicitors in Pontefract, became part of the Watson Ramsbottom family in 2020, having been established in Pontefract for over 100 years. We continue to offer the same valued and respected service you are accustomed to, but are able to assist you across a much broader range of legal issues. 

The Watson Ramsbottom family also includes Quinn and Co in Chorley and Steele & Son with Bagot Heyes, which has offices in Clitheroe and Barnoldswick.  All offices have been established in their respective areas for decades and have acted for generations of clients to provide solutions for whatever the legal problem.

Our teams of specialised lawyers resolve issues as set out above in the following departments:

Please browse our site to see the wider range of commercial and personal services we offer or please contact us.

Our Office...

Carters Solicitors has been around a long time. Our office on Ropergate in Pontefract has been our home for over 100 years. 

In March 2024 we opened a second Carters office in Delph, just over the Pennines in Greater Manchester. 

pontefract delph

Now as part of Watson Ramsbottom, we also have ten further offices located throughout the UK. Click on the office below for further information, including contact details: 

Accrington blackburn barnoldswick bristol carlisle chorley clitheroe darwen great harwood Lytham