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Our top solicitors in Wessex want to work with you

Regardless of what your legal problem is, whether you’ve tripped and been hurt or you’re a business that’s having a dispute with an employee or vice versa, you can access a local expert solicitor in that field of law via First4lawyers.

We have a range of specialist lawyers throughout the Wessex region – which covers locations such as Salisbury, Dorchester, Bournemouth – that specialise in solving even sensitive legal issues, such as discrimination. That includes things like hate crimes, of which there were 308 recorded in Southampton alone in 2012/13.

It’s easy to get in touch and find a lawyer to take your case in the Wessex area.

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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.

Very professional, helpful, nothing is too much of a problem. Definitely company to which I'll return in the case of another accident.

JK, Gosport

A bit more information to help you

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.

Why choose First4lawyers?

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.

If you have a question that’s we’ve not answered here, please visit our FAQs page.

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.

If you have another question that you’d like to ask, visit our FAQs page.

See the types of claims others in the Wessex region have made

By looking at our national Claims Map it’s possible to see just how many people in your region made a claim in 2014.

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Accident At Work

Southampton’s history of manufacturing can be seen in the claims for industrial disease in the city – 1.2 per 100,000 people compared to the 0.76 national average.

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Road Traffic Accidents

Whereas there were 47.30 claims per 100,000 people across all categories in the UK, the figure was just 18.9 in Salisbury.

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Slips Trips and Falls

There were zero claims made against the council by those living in Dorchester. The national average is 3.72.

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Occupiers Liability

Accidents at work lead to fractionally more claims in Bournemouth (10.9 per 100,000 people) than in the rest of the country (10.08).

You can view more stats in our full Claims Map.

Helpful local institutions for you

Bournemouth Borough Council

Because the local council is responsible for many of the amenities and infrastructure in your area, they can be contacted for all kinds of queries relating to things such as transport, housing and council tax. If you live in Bournemouth, that point of contact is the borough council. Ring on 01202 451451 or if you’d rather make contact in writing:

Bournemouth Borough Council, St Stephens Road, Bournemouth, BH2 6DY.

Age UK Mid Hampshire

Based in Winchester and serving the local area as well as Andover, Eastleigh and East Hampshire, Age UK Mid Hampshire provides support for the elderly through things like home visits and social events. Call the branch on 01962 871712 or talk in person at:

Age UK Mid Hampshire, Colebrook St, Winchester, SO23 9LH.

Hampshire Police

Covering Hampshire – and thus parts of the Wessex region including Winchester, Andover and Southampton – the police service is there for you in both emergency (call 999) and non-emergency situations (call 101). You’re also able to visit the HQ at:

Police Headquarters, West Hill, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5DB.

The Royal Bournemouth General Hospital

Whether you have a routine appointment coming up or you have a question about the institution’s care, you can call Bournemouth’s local hospital on 01202 303626 or visit in person at:

The Royal Bournemouth General Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, BH7 7DW.

Southampton City Council

For those living in and around Southampton, the local city council is there to provide information and services relating to things like roads and schools. For general enquiries, call 023 8083 3000 or you can visit in person:

Southampton City Council, Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LY.

Salisbury Tourist Information

Although it caters largely to visitors who come to experience this quaint medieval cathedral city, Salisbury Tourist Information can also provide information about the location of local facilities, such as police stations and hospitals. The number is 01722 342860, and the address is:

Salisbury Information Centre, Fish Row, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1EJ.

Southampton Citizens Advice Bureau

For objective advice on any queries you may have, ranging from concerns around your current job to debt problems, your local citizens advice bureau is available. If you live in Southampton, your branch’s number is 023 8022 1406, or you can drop in:

Southampton Citizens Advice Bureau, 3 Kings Park Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AT.

Weymouth and Dorchester Combined Court Centre

Hearing cases relating to areas of the law such as bankruptcy, housing possession and money claims, you may be asked to visit the Weymouth and Dorchester Combined Court Centre if you’re local and choose to pursue certain types of cases in the courts. The phone number is 01305 752510, and postal address is:

Weymouth and Dorchester Combined Court Centre, Westwey Road, Weymouth, DT4 8BS.

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