Frequently Asked Questions

Many situations may require you to instruct a solicitor, from buying a home to obtaining a divorce. These are typically stressful events, so it’s important to find a solicitor with whom you can build a good relationship. More broadly, a solicitor is usually your first point of contact in any legal proceedings, and may also act as your legal representative (sometimes in combination with a barrister).

Mediation helps couples going through separation or divorce to work out and agree arrangements for themselves and their children. If these issues can be agreed between you through mediation, it saves the cost of going through a Court to make the decisions for you.

This is an injury or illness which occurs as a result of the actions or negligence of someone else. A personal injury can be physical or psychological in origin.

Think carefully about the details of your case - the more preparation you do before the meeting, the more you'll get out of it. Make a list of the main points you want to make or the questions you want to ask. Get together any paperwork that might be relevant and put it in some kind of order so you can refer to it quickly. This will make it quicker and easier for your solicitor to understand your circumstances and give you proper advice.