Barbara Jacobs

Sole Proprietor

A property lawyer with over 38 years’ experience, Barbara lives with her family in Sutton-on-the-Forest outside York, North Yorkshire, and for many years worked with some of most well-know legal practices in the region. Setting up her own practice in 2008, Barbara Jacobs & Co, Barbara now offers her highly proactive and personal service direct to her many diverse clients.

During 2009 – 2010, Barbara was delighted to undertake the role of Under Sheriff of York, assisting the Sheriff, Mrs Jill Burnett, and the Lord Mayor, Mr John Galvin, in their civic duties.

Admitted as a solicitor in 1980, listed on Law Society Website
Member: York Residential Landlords Association

“Authoritative, helpful and efficient at all times…”
Mr and Mrs R Medlam


More about our experienced and friendly team…

Jane Sachedina | Barbara Jacobs & Co property solicitors YorkJane Sachedina

Associate Solicitor

Jane is a very experienced solicitor having qualified in 1985. Bringing diverse and in-depth legal and local knowledge, Jane ran her own practice for many years and is now delighted to have joined Barbara and the team at Barbara Jacobs & Co.

York has been home for many years and, today, Jane lives in a village on the edge of the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors.

Admitted as a solicitor in 1985, listed on the Law Society website.

Alison Harris - Barbara Jacobs & Co solicitorsAlison Harris

Associate Solicitor

Highly sought after for her local knowledge and  experience, Alison has many years’ experience acting for private clients, other solicitors and corporate clients on a wide variety of property transactions. Having worked with many well-known legal practices across Yorkshire, Alison joined Barbara Jacobs & Co in 2013 and now works solely with our residential clients.

Alison was born in York and retains strong links with the area.

Admitted as a solicitor in 1995, listed on the Law Society website.

10/10 “We were extremely impressed with the entire transaction, in particluar the diligence, competence and patience, perseverence, professionalism and friendliness of Alison Harris. We would not hesitate to use your services in the future and definately recommend your company to others.”    Mr & Mrs R Davies, Pickering

David Ploughman - Barbara Jacobs & Co solicitorsDavid Plowman

Assistant to Barbara Jacobs

Joining the team in 2014 to support Barbara with client liaison and administration, David has worked with a range of well-known local legal practices for more than 15 years. Born and raised in York, David has a great knowledge and understanding of the market and a keep personal and commercial approach to residential purchases and sales.

David lives with his family on the outskirts of York.

Dawn Bunting - Barbara Jacobs & Co solicitorsDawn Bunting

Secretary and Conveyancing Support

Dawn joined Barbara Jacobs & Co in 2017 and brings a wealth of experience in conveyancing having speicialised in this area since 1996 working with several well-known York based solicitors. Dawn draws on this knowledgeable and close relationship with local solicitors and estate agents to assist her and all Barbara’s clients across their sales and purchases.

Born in York, Dawn still lives close to the city but enjoys the rural ‘good life’ with her dogs and chickens!

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