Looking for legal support in Greater Manchester? We are here for you
We have teams of solicitors who are experts in personal, injury and business law spread throughout the country, including around the Greater Manchester area. So no matter where you are and what your legal issue may be, we guarantee that we can be there to help.
You might need a lawyer in Manchester, Bolton or Stockport, and need some help with planning a will, claiming for an injury suffered at work, or you could even be facing legal issues as a landlord.
In fact, the Health and Safety Executive says that between 2012 and 2013 workplace injury in the North West as a region cost Britain £577m. Should you be hurt at work, First4lawyers can give legal guidance.
Whatever the case, we’re here to offer you the help and support that you need, wherever you need it, from Wigan to Oldham. Just get in touch.
Why Choose First4lawyers?
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.
We contribute to local charities because we believe it’s important to invest in the community.
Our team of highly-skilled specialist solicitors excel in providing the expert legal advice you need.
Professional, helpful, understanding, informative and they do exactly what they say they will do - get you compensation for your accident.
A bit more information to help you
How does the process work?
We have won multiple awards over the years for the level of service we provide. We pride ourselves on the fact that we offer clear advice and support without the legal jargon. Should you want to get in touch, our team of highly-skilled legal advisors will assess your individual legal needs on a case-by-case basis to ensure it is then dealt with by the right lawyer moving forward.
All initial enquiries are free of charge and our personal injury and medical negligence claims are offered on a 100% No Win No Fee basis. Any wider legal services are priced on a competitive basis and we’ll ensure you receive a clear and transparent estimate of costs before any work is undertaken.
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.
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 recognise 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.
If you have a different query, try our FAQs page.
If your question is not answered above
Many in the Greater Manchester area have claimed before
Our Claims Map can help you see the number of people living in and around Greater Manchester, and beyond, who felt they were due compensation.
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Helpful local institutions for you
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
If you have any issues with housing, benefits or jobs, your local council can be of help. You can also speak to them if you have any concerns over council-run areas, such as parks. You can visit them at::
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, Town Hall, Edward Street, Stockport, SK1 3XE.
Manchester Tourist Information
Not just for visitors, your local tourist information centre is there for locals too. If you need help finding local amenities such as the council or the police station, they’ll point you in the right direction. Contact Manchester Tourist Information on 0871 222 8223 or, if you can reach the city centre, go to:
Manchester Tourist Information Centre, 45-50 Piccadilly Plaza Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4AJ.
Bolton Police Station
In an emergency that requires the police, you’re best off calling 999 or, alternatively, 101 in a non-emergency situation. Should you need or want to report a crime or incident in the Bolton area in person, you can do so at the local station:
Bolton Police Station, 6-8 Scholey Street, Bolton, BL2 1HD.
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
If you need to get any kind of health issue assessed, then the best course of action is to contact your local doctor’s surgery, or hospital if you think the problem is more severe. The Royal Albert Edward Infirmary serves Wigan, and can be phoned directly on 01942 244000 and the address is:
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2NN.
Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS)
If you need to talk about or report an issue concerning a local hospital or doctor’s surgery, then you have the option of taking it up with the branch of the NHS in your area. Contact Oldham CCG on 0161 622 6500 or you can find it at:
NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group, Ellen House, Waddington Street, Oldham, OL9 6EE.
Manchester City Council
From subjects such as work and housing, to benefits and recycling, your local council is there to provide you with information and Manchester City Council is no exception. It’s reachable on 0161 234 5000 or by going to:
Manchester City Council, Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester, Lancashire, M60 2LA.
Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau
For confidential advice regarding any and all of life’s problems, you can talk to the people at your local Citizens Advice Bureau. If you’re local to the Bolton area, you can either call 03444 889 622 or drop in at:
Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau, 26-28 Mawdsley Street, Bolton, BL1 1LF.
Wigan Police Station
If you wish to report a non-emergency crime in Wigan, you have the option of going to the local police station or calling 101.
Wigan Police Station, Robin Park Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 0UP.