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We’re here to offer you legal assistance in the East Midlands

Our legal services spread far and wide throughout the East Midlands, so you can be certain we’ll be able to offer you the support and advice that you need close to home.

Covering the cities of Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, and more, we’re here to provide legal assistance across a range of issues. You might have to make redundancies as a business, need help planning a will, or have been involved in an accident on the roads which wasn’t your fault.

Across the East Midlands in 2010/2011, 3.5% of the population was a victim of violent crime. Anyone injured in a similar situation today could seek the advice of the experts at First4lawyers.

No matter what your situation is, we’re here to offer support and advice. Simply get in touch.

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Why Choose First4lawyers?

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Good ethics are everything to us. From seeking compensation for you to advising you on a personal or business legal matter, we only have your best interests at heart.

We have been awarded Personal Injury Claims Firm of the Year in 2012, 2013, and 2015.

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We contribute to local charities because we believe it’s important to invest in the community.

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Our team of highly-skilled specialist solicitors excel in providing the expert legal advice you need.

I felt very comfortable explaining the details of my claim. I felt like I was being taken care of and it was made very easy for me to decide to proceed - very professional and communicated promptly. They were sympathetic, friendly and willing to help. I can relax knowing my claim is being taken care of.

Miss T, Peterborough

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How does the process work?

We know that speaking to a solicitor can seem daunting, that’s why we at First4Lawyers offer a fresh approach to seeking legal advice – whether about personal or business law, or compensation following an accident. Your initial enquiry will be handled for free by one of our friendly, legally qualified advisors. They are there to get an understanding of your needs and will explain everything in a straightforward manner.

We will then advise on the best next steps for you, highlighting any costs that may be involved. Until you say you’re happy to move forward, there is no obligation. We want you to understand exactly what you are going to get before you have to commit.

Will my solicitor be local to me?

We believe in matching to expertise as opposed to post code, and whilst we try and find you the right solicitor in the right location we recognize this isn’t always possible.

Using First4lawyers you’ll be connected with the right specialist for your case, and with the help of modern technology and home visits we are confident you will get the right balance of service and convenience wherever you are.

How much will my case cost?

Like anything, there is a cost associated with getting the best quality law services. However, First4Lawyers offers a range of charging structures depending on the type of legal help required.

Most accident, personal injury and medical negligence claims will be dealt with on a No Win No Fee basis. All other personal, business, family and employment law is done on a private paying basis using the First4lawyers price guarantee.

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The types of claims made by other people in the East Midlands

Every year, we work with people who are seeking legal guidance to achieve the resolution they deserve. You can browse our Claims Map of the UK to see what people in your area claimed for with our help.

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Occupiers Liability

In 2014, in Leicester, there were 8.7 claims made relating to occupiers’ liability per 100,000 people. That’s two claims shy of the national average of 10.72.

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Medical Negligence

In Nottingham, there were 11.3 claims made per 100,000 people for medical negligence over 2014 – which can be anything from an incorrect diagnosis to substandard healthcare.

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Industrial Disease

Over 2014, there were 1.2 claims made per 100,000 people in Northampton for industrial disease, which was higher than the national average of 0.76.

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Slips Trips and Falls

Noticeably less than the national average of 3.72, there were 2.2 claims made against the local council, per 100,000 people, through 2014 in Derby.

Want to know more about personal injury claims in East Midlands?

Helpful local institutions for you

Leicester City Council

Your local council is there to provide for you. From parks and housing to benefits and anti-social behaviour, you can discuss any issue with Leicester City Council by calling 0116 454 1000 or by visiting:

Leicester City Council, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ.

Nottingham Citizens Advice Bureau

You can head over to your local Citizens Advice Bureau if you’re seeking independent advice on a range of topics. Covering topics such as debt, benefits, and employment, you can call Nottingham CAB on 0844 848 7997 or head over to:

Nottingham & District Citizens Advice Bureau, 32 - 36 Carrington Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 7FG.

Derbyshire Constabulary

Should you need to report a crime in the Derby area, you can phone 999 in an emergency, 101 in a non-emergency, or by heading to one of the local police stations. The address to visit Derbyshire Constabulary HQ in person is:

Derbyshire Constabulary, Butterley Hall, Ripley, DE5 3RS.

Northampton General Hospital

If you have an accident and you’re in need of medical care, then the best thing to do is call the emergency services. However, you do have the option of making an appointment at your local hospital if you need a potential health issue looked at by a professional. Call Northampton General Hospital on 01604 634700 or drop in at:

Northampton General Hospital, Cliftonville, Northampton, NN1 5BD.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Should you encounter a problem with the healthcare you receive in Nottingham, you can speak to your local NHS about it. Call Nottingham NHS on 0115 924 9924 or go to:

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, NG5 1PB.

Derby City Council

If you’re local to Derby, you can call in at your local council to talk about any issues you’re having. They cover the benefits and employment, while you can also speak to them about any council-managed places in the area, such as parks and footpaths. Call 01332 293111 or head over to:

Derby City Council, Council House, Corporation Street, Derby, DE1 2FS.

Leicestershire Citizens Advice Bureau

If you’re local to the Leicester area and would like impartial and free advice on sensitive issues, you have the option of talking to your CAB. It’s completely confidential and you can make an appointment by calling 0300 330 1025 or by paying a visit:

Leicestershire Citizens Advice Bureau, 60 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FB.

Visit Northamptonshire

Many towns and cities have a local tourist information office. If you need directions to the local police station, hospital, or otherwise, they’ll be happy to show you the way. Call Visit Northamptonshire on 01604 367997 or head over to:

Northampton Tourist Information Centre, Sessions House, County Hall, George Row, Northampton NN1 1DF.

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