Our History

We have always had a ‘Thorne’ at the helm and have now welcomed our 5th generation into the practice.  

Thornes is over 150 years old.  It was founded in 1870 by George Rennie Thorne who was a Solicitor, MP, JP and Mayor of Wolverhampton.  He was a local person and educated at Tettenhall College

Thornes has always been based in the centre of the City in the same offices and has been proud to have served generation after generation of local families- particularly focusing on the provision of a welcoming, friendly environment where clients can hopefully feel at ease.

Our offices are situated in the ‘oldest part of the City’ next to the iconic St Peter’s Church.

    When you need specialist legal services you will want to be confident that that you are choosing an experienced law firm, capable of handling your most difficult legal situations.  We understand the worry you go through during legal issues and we are here to help and support you every step of the way.

    We are experienced

    We Have Over 150 Years of Experience in The Industry

    Thornes Solicitors have been providing expert, legal services from the heart of Wolverhampton for over 150 years. Our approach is simple, we always put our clients at the very heart of everything we do.

    Our clients trust us because we have always been true to our core values – professional advice and friendly help. Thornes Solicitors are ready to support you at every stage with the very best service from our highly qualified, expert team.

    Everyone in our team will play their part in ensuring your needs are met with professionalism, integrity and sensitivity, and you can rely on us to provide you with an affordable solution to meet all your legal requirements. Our legal team has the knowledge and skills to help with residential conveyancing and commercial property, wills and probate and all aspects of relationship breakdown including separation and divorce, children disputes and domestic violence. 

    Our local community is very important to us and we enthusiastically support local business development initiatives and undertake charity fundraising.  We are active members of the Wolverhampton BID, and support local community initiatives such as:


    • the Housing Fair
    • local and national charities including The Haven and Give Us A Break charity
    • the Alzheimer’s Society

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    Please get in touch below; we will be able to assist you in any questions, help or advice.

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    01902 313311

    Office Location

    Lich Gates, Wolverhampton, WV1 1UA