Platt and Fishwick Solicitors

Welcome to Platt & Fishwick Solicitors

Platt & Fishwick is a forward thinking and innovative firm of solicitors who have been in business since 1914.

Initially founded by Frank Platt who was joined in 1950 by Tom Fishwick, the practice has grown steadily over the years serving both the local community and businesses across the country.


We know that when looking for a solicitor, you will want a professional who grasps the issues involved, can act swiftly and be firm and effective, but who will understand your concerns and make the process as stress-free as possible. We have two offices located in the centres of Wigan and Standish.


We have a team of experienced solicitors and support staff ready to advise and guide you through the complexities of the law, particularly in the following areas:



Landlord and Tenant

Personal Injury/Accidents*

Elderly Clients


Debt Recovery



General Consumer Problems

Platt & Fishwick Solicitors Wigan

Our Services

Residential Conveyancing Commercial Conveyancing Family Law

Our aim is to simplify the process of buying, selling or re-mortgaging your home. To this end we have a dedicated Conveyancing team...

Our commercial property department has experience in acting for individuals, family businesses, pension funds, investors, property developers...

Platt & Fishwick have a dedicated Family Law Department. We offer a sympathetic approach to all family problems and we appreciate that...

Landlord & Tenant Licensing Private Client

We can advise you whether you are a landlord with property to rent or a tenant who needs to take a lease. We deal with residential leases...

If you are buying or leasing licensed premises we can advise and assist you with your licensing application and complete the necessary forms...

We can help you to plan ahead for a time when you are no longer here to ensure that your family are looked after and your wishes are followed...

Personal Injury Litigation Matters Employment Matters

We have represented accident victims in and around Wigan for over 90 years winning compensation measured in millions of pounds...

Civil disputes unavoidably arise from time to time, whether it be with a family member or neighbour, an employer or employee ...

Employment contracts, claims for wrongful, constructive dismissal, redundancy, discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, disability....



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Wigan Solicitors


Residential Conveyancing


Commercial Conveyancing

Landlord and Tenant




Family Legal

Solicitors Wigan Leigh


Personal Injury Claims



Wills and Probate


Personal Injury Solicitors Wigan


Family Solicitors

Debt Recovery


Family Law


Employment Law

Platt & Fishwick is a trading style of Platt & Fishwick Limited.

Registered Office: 47 King Street, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, WN1 1DB.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 10765576. VAT number: 268965830

SRA No: 639060

Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority