When you are faced with a legal issue, simple or complex, it’s likely you’ll need the help of a qualified professional to guide you through to a solution with ease. That’s where we come in. At Dutton Gregory, our team of specialist solicitors in Winchester have been providing expert advice and support to our clients since our doors opened in 1947. Since then, our reputation for delivering a first-class service has only grown.
In 2016, our solicitors in Winchester proudly received the Hampshire Law Society's award for Large Law Firm of the Year, proving that our passion and determination drives us to success. Both businesses and individuals benefit from our service; and with an impressive track record for achieving a favourable outcome in a reasonable timeframe, it’s no wonder our clients return to us when they are in need of legal help. We know that most legal issues can’t be resolved overnight - however, we firmly believe that by improving efficiency, we can keep our clients satisfied by reducing the amount of time involved in their case. That’s why we’ll always ask for your feedback after a member of our team has resolved your legal issue. If there’s any way that we can enhance our service to accommodate your needs, we want to know.
Clients are intrinsic to what we do. That’s why when you instruct our solicitors in Winchester, you’ll notice that we stay in close communication with you. Unlike other firms, we will never keep you in the dark or assume how you would like to proceed. We believe the key to resolution is understanding, which is why we will always explain your options in plain jargon-free English, allowing you to make informed decisions on the issues that matter the most.
How to find us:
Within the heart of Winchester, next to the Royal Hotel, you will find our solicitors in Winchester. The following pay and display car parks are all within a couple of minutes walking distance: Middle Brook Street, Chesil Street and The Brooks. At just a ten-minute walk from the Winchester train station, we aim to be as accessible as possible for our clients. However, if you experience any issues in getting to our office in Winchester, please call us on 01962 844 333.
Dutton Gregory comprises of various departments; serving businesses and individuals. The services we offer include but are not limited to;
Corporate and Commercial
At Dutton Gregory, our commercial solicitors in Winchester 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 Winchester 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.
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 in Winchester 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.
As a business owner, one of your most vital assets is your staff. Therefore, keeping up to date with changes to employment legislation and ensuring you are compliant with regulations is vital in retaining your employees. At Dutton Gregory, our employment solicitors in Winchester 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 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 solicitors in Winchester have the experience and technical 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.
Further to this, our team of residential conveyancing solicitors in Winchester 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 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.
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, you can rely on us to build a successful claim that provides you with the compensation you deserve. Whether it’s a slip or fall in the workplace or a road traffic collision, our personal injury solicitors in Winchester have the skill necessary to achieve a fair settlement. We act for clients under Conditional Fee Agreements and guarantee that you will not be charged if you lose your claim.
Legal Resources in Winchester
Whether you’re new to Winchester or are a long-term resident in the area, the Council website could prove useful for information on employment, education, health, housing and more.
For free, confidential advice across a range of legal issues, get in touch with your local Citizens Advice Bureau for an appointment. While they can not act as your solicitor, it may be useful to seek a general overview of your legal position.
If you seek contact details for courts, tribunals and law centres in the area of Winchester, follow the link above. If your case is being heard in court, get in touch with our team today for strategic advice and representation.
For more information about what we can do for you or to make an appointment with our solicitors in Winchester, get in touch on 01962 844 333.
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