Michael Steele

Senior Solicitor

Areas of specialism: Commercial & Residential Property

Customer testimonials

  • Michael is pro-active and gives me confidence that nothing will be overlooked.

  • Michael provided a very efficient and friendly service – easy to recommend.

  • Excellent lawyers. On the ball and responsive. Can thoroughly recommend Michael Steele.

  • Excellent service, used several times in the past, certain to recommend.

  • You were very good and I knew what was happening throughout

  • The service was excellent. I will continue to use Mr Steele’s services for any future property purchases or sales

  • Michael was always approachable, informative, helpful and responded quickly.

  • Michael was absolutely fantastic – I couldn’t have wished for a better solicitor.

  • Michael went above and beyond for us and was very thorough throughout the process

  • You provided me with first class service, so will be recommending you to my friends if they need a solicitor.

  • Thank you for all your help with the house. We know it wouldn’t have gone through as smoothly without your help!

  • Professional at all times, always returned calls and kept us well informed at all times

  • A faultless service – our builder’s recommended you

  • Michael was great. Very confident in all matters concerning the purchase/conveyancing of my property. Look forward to working with you again!

  • I would have no hesitation recommending Mike to anyone – he did a great job.

  • Everything from start to finish was handled extremely well by friendly and approachable staff

  • Friendly, informative and tells you exactly what you need to know. Level of service outstanding

  • Michael was very helpful and well informed

  • Excellent service – thank you very much Michael

  • Couldn’t fault the service at all – well pleased

  • Competent, supportive and offered suggestions on areas we hadn’t considered

  • I was very happy with Michael’s efforts on our behalf – the vendor’s solicitor did not seem to be as efficent

  • We were delighted with the regular updates from Mike

  • Polite and helpful – certain to recommend

  • Very professional at all times

Michael graduated from York University with a 2:1 LL.B in Law. He then completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in York in July 2012 with a Distinction.

Michael joined Atherton Godfrey in September 2012 where he gained experience working with the family team before joining the personal injury team and starting his training contract.

After qualifying as a solicitor in July 2016 Michael took up a position in our property department where he handles conveyancing transactions throughout the UK.

Michael specialises in both residential and commercial property, dealing with all aspects of transactions including sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold properties, re-mortgage, new build and transfers of equity.

He also has a keen interest in acting for property developers and has experience in dealing with transactions from site acquisitions through to sale of residential housing plots.

Outside work Michael enjoys cricket and in the summer umpires in the South Yorkshire Cricket League. He also enjoys racket sports.

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