As proud winners of the Dorset Legal Awards 2019’s Lawyer of the Year and Partner of the Year awards, as well as finalists in a further five categories, you can guarantee a great service every time with Dutton Gregory.
Whether you need assistance resolving a family dispute or your business is on the lookout for new premises, our solicitors in Bournemouth are passionate about helping you with minimal fuss. Problem solving is what we do best, and we do it with an energetic and friendly approach time and time again.
Our reputation for providing first class legal advice to both individuals and businesses has only grown in recent years, and our team of qualified specialists has been hand-selected to mirror this. We know that when a client comes to us seeking assistance, advice or representation, it’s because they need a legal issue resolved with ease and efficiency. That’s why we will always work together with you to find a solution that meets your needs; and we will start by helping you to understand your legal position in plain jargon-free English. As well as our legal service, our solicitors in Bournemouth are often praised for the level of client care we demonstrate. We know that legal troubles aren’t resolved overnight, which is why we aim to be available when you need us the most.
Since 1947, our solicitors in Bournemouth have been perfecting our service, growing over time to become one of the region’s best respected law firm. Our primary goal is to help you push things forward; be it in a property transaction or a commercial venture, and be there each step of the way to answer your questions and ease your concerns.
How to find us:
Located just ten minutes from Bournemouth High Street is our Bournemouth office.
- From the East: Follow on A31, taking the A338 slip road to Bournemouth/Christchurch/Bournemouth International Airport. Follow signs for Christchurch and merge onto A338. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Wessex Way. At Bournemouth West Roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Cambridge Road. At St Michaels Roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Poole Road and our office will be on the right.
- From the West: Follow the A35 as it continues onto Bournemouth Road. At Pottery Junction, take the 3rd exit onto Poole Road. At County Gates Gyratory, take the 1st exit onto Wessex Way/A338. At Bournemouth West Roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Cambridge Road. At St Michaels Roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Poole Road and our office will be on the right.
Limited client parking is available at our office by prior booking only on a first come first served basis. Please speak to your key contact at Dutton Gregory or contact our reception to find out more. Alternatively, a pay and display car park a stone’s throw away at the Avenue Road Multi-storey.
Bournemouth train station is 1.5 miles away.
If you experience any trouble getting to our office, please do not hesitate to call us on 01202 315 005.
Dutton Gregory comprises many different departments, all working to deliver you with practical advice that meets your needs. Below is a small selection of our services:
If you think you have been injured as result of medical negligence, it is crucial to seek legal advice. Our Bournemouth-based Clinical Negligence team is one of the largest on the South Coast.
We are able to offer many different types of funding, including Legal Aid and No Win No Fee agreements. We also act for many clients who have Legal Expenses Insurance that cover medical negligence claims.
Our team of residential conveyancing solicitors in Bournemouth have a proven track record for helping individuals through their residential property transactions with ease. Whether you are a first time buyer or a seasoned property professional, our team will ensure that no stone is left unturned, leaving you only with the task of packing up and moving in.
If you and your partner have decided to go your separate ways, it’s within your best interests to seek legal advice as early as possible. Deciding how assets will be divided and what arrangements will be made for children can be tough – particularly if the split was not amicable.
However, by instructing a family law solicitor from Dutton Gregory to help you through the divorce process, you’ll gain a local trained mediator to help guide you through negotiations and actively promote solutions that meet your personal needs. Where agreements cannot be reached through mediation, our solicitors will not hesitate in taking legal action to protect your interests and ensure the divorce settlement is fair.
Tax, Wills and Probate
Dutton Gregory has a team of dedicated experts in Bournemouth’s Private Client department, specialising in tax, wills and probate matters, also including powers of attorney and court of protection matters, estate administration and trusts. We are committed to providing friendly, considerate and practical advice to help you and your family plan effectively for the future in an efficient and sympathetic manner.
If your business is thinking about relocating or you’re a start-up looking for premises to operate from, you will benefit from seeking sound legal advice before committing to a purchase. Here at Dutton Gregory, our commercial property team in Bournemouth has the experience and knowledge necessary to identify the risks and opportunities involved with purchasing commercial property. We know that as a business owner, you already have a great deal of responsibility – that’s why we will ensure that the commercial conveyancing process is smooth and efficient, so you can get moving and working as soon as possible.
Corporate and Commercial
At Dutton Gregory, our commercial solicitors have built a reputation for providing a first-class service to businesses large and small. Whether your business is a brand new start-up or a well-established franchise, our solicitors in Bournemouth will be a valuable addition to your team. As well as our passion for solving problems, you will benefit from our business acumen and technical knowledge. Founded on many years’ experience of successful work for businesses across a variety of industries, you can rely on us for strategic advice on a number of issues including company formation, mergers and acquisitions, financing, intellectual property and e-commerce agreements. Further to this, our team can also help you develop a business growth strategy that is tailored to meet your commercial requirements.
Business Disputes and Litigation
Most businesses will be faced at some stage with a dispute: be it regarding property, company formation, debt recovery or a contractual conflict with a client. When a dispute arises, your first step should be to seek legal advice from a commercial litigation specialist. With vast experience in resolving business disputes, our solicitors have one goal: to achieve an outcome that meets your needs in a reasonable timeframe, allowing you to get your business back on track. With a team of experts trained in all forms of dispute resolution, we will always attempt to resolve the dispute away from court. However, where court proceedings are unavoidable, you can rely on our team for strategic advice and representation from start to finish.
At Dutton Gregory, our employment solicitors offer a comprehensive service for employers, identifying potential threats and providing tailored solutions that meet your needs. As well as this, Dutton Gregory is also fully equipped to help employees through legal issues they are facing in the workplace. If you are experiencing discrimination, harassment or you have been dismissed unfairly from your job, our solicitors are here to protect your rights and ensure you receive a fair settlement.
If you suffered from an injury or accident as a result of another party’s negligence, you may be considering whether or not you are entitled to compensation. If this is the case, your first move should be to seek the advice of a specialist personal injury solicitor. Having succeeded in claiming compensation for a vast number of clients with injuries ranging from minor to severe, our personal injury solicitors have the skill necessary to build a successful claim that provides you with the compensation you deserve. We act for clients under Conditional Fee Agreements and guarantee that you will not be charged if you lose your claim.
Landlord and Tenant
Our Landlord and Tenant team has grown to become one of the country’s leading providers of support, advice and claims handling within residential lettings. From repossessions, tenancy drafting, block management and more, we provide legal expertise and advice to both Bournemouth landlords and managing agents.
Legal resources in Bournemouth
For useful information regarding health, housing, employment, education and activities in Bournemouth, visit the council website. This may be particularly handy if you are considering purchasing property in the area.
By visiting the Citizens Advice website, you will gain a vast amount of information on common legal issues. Following the link above will provide you with contact details for your nearest bureau where you can make an appointment for free, confidential legal advice. This advice is on a one-off basis, and you will not be able to instruct your advisor as a solicitor.
Follow the link above for a list of courts, tribunals and law centres local to you in Bournemouth. If your case is being heard in court, speak to Dutton Gregory for expert advice and representation.
Get in touch with our solicitors in Bournemouth today on 01202 315 005 to arrange an appointment or gain more information about what we can do for you. Alternatively, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team will reply as soon as we can.