David Barton


David joined the residential conveyancing department at Walker Foster in 2007 as a Solicitor. Based initially at the firm’s Ilkley office, he very quickly became well known and respected as a leading conveyancing force among people looking for conveyancing services and with local estate agents and other businesses in this busy, vibrant town.

On the 1st May 2010 David was made a Partner and continued to work at the Ilkley office until July 2016 when he moved to the Skipton office to step in to the shoes of a fellow partner who had retired in the summer of 2016.

In June 2018 David became joint director of Conveyancing with Ian Haynes and has continued his role is Residential Conveyancing.

During his time at the Skipton office David has continued to build up a significant following in the community and has excellent referral relationships with a number of estate agents and other property professionals, so much so that he remains one of the firm’s busiest fee earners.

He is respected in the business community and well known for his expertise, depth of knowledge across all areas of conveyancing and his ability to find solutions to difficult legal problems. David deals with all types of residential conveyancing and acts for a number of property developers and investors in relation to acquisitions and disposals.

Clients appreciate David’s down to earth approach and commitment to helping them get to where they want to be.

There is no doubt that David has a firm track record for delivering a first class service in a timely and personable way and clients continue to appreciate this and regard him as their Solicitor for life!

Best part of the job for David:

Being able to build a relationship with clients based on trust and confidence so that they feel less nervous and anxious about moving home and more confident about achieving their goal.

What clients say about David:

  • I was so satisfied with everything that David did that I have put all my professional conveyancing work in his hands. He is so accessible and goes the extra mile.
  • David is the best Solicitor I have ever had!
  • Mr Barton remained calm when under pressure from the vendor and worked overtime to finalise the deal. He was very thorough and I felt that my best interests were considered and well supported.
  • David could not have been more helpful. He made the whole process simple and swift.


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Office: Skipton

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