History & Timeline

Date          Event
July 2015 – Alison Mason, Jill Waddington and Vicky Medd become Partners
July 2014 – Ridley & Hall LLP becomes Ridley & Hall Legal Limited
June 2014 – Ridley & Hall launches the client charter
February 2014 – Ridley & Hall becomes 100th member to join Yorkshire & Humberside Dementia Action Alliance
October 2013 – Ridley & Hall launches Adoption Legal Centre
April 2013 – Ridley & Hall launches Family First
March 2013 – Ridley & Hall expands into 39 Market Street
January 2012 – Adam Fletcher becomes Managing Partner
October 2011 – Ridley & Hall launches the Grandparents Legal Centre
June 2011 – Ridley & Hall launches the Elderflower advice service
April 2011 – Kevin Ludgate and Liz Wallis from Ludgate Morrell join Ridley & Hall – Kevin Ludgate becomes Partner
January 2011 – Adam Fletcher becomes Partner
October 2010 – Michael George & Co merges with Ridley & Hall –  Michael George becomes Partner
October 2009 – James Cook, Susan Cash and Meena Kumari become Partners
July 2009 – Ridley & Hall Solicitors becomes Ridley & Hall LLP
June 2006 – Ridley & Hall moves from Permanent House to Queens House, 35 Market Street
2006 – David Rhodes retires – Sarah Young becomes Managing Partner                                                                                                               1996-2005  Elizabeth Ryan, MBE, managing partner , enabled the firm to obtain legal aid franchises from the Law Society in Family Law, Community Care and Education Law and both Investors in People and Lexcel.
1996 – Drabble & Co merges with Ridley & Hall Solicitors
1980 – Clifford Rhodes retires
1978 – Nigel Priestley becomes Partner
1977 – David Rhodes and David Brumfitt become Partners
1974 – Frank Hall deceases. Clifford Rhodes becomes Partner
1956 – Ridley & Hall moves to 7 Britannia Buildings, St Peters Street
1947 – Ridley & Hall moves to 19A Britannia Buildings, St Peters Street
1943 – Ridley & Hall moves to 7 Britannia Buildings, St Peters Street
1937 – Thomas Ridley retires
1927 – Ridley & Hall Solicitors formed by Thomas Ridley and Frank Hall

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