We have a long established practice of providing specialist advice in relation to all aspects of residential and commercial property. We aim to guide you through the process efficiently and at reasonable cost, offering a high quality service at all times.
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In an effort to avoid the spread of Coronavirus and based on Government guidance, we are NOT presently attending on clients for face to face appointments and will try and provide our services mainly via email and by telephone. Our offices remain open during the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm, however, we would ask that you do not attend our premises, unless it is essential for you to do so. As of Monday 10th August, in accordance with the latest government instructions, we politely request that all visitors to our offices wear a face covering on entering. Thank you for your cooperation. Please also note, we will not be opening our Washington office on a Saturday morning, until further notice. We appreciate your understanding at this difficult time.
John Donkin Solicitors, A QualitySolicitors Firm are an established legal practice located at Team Valley, Gateshead. We also have a Branch office at the Galleries Shopping Centre, Washington, Mills Donkin.
We provide a specialist legal service for individuals and business clients alike, offering professional and practical advice. Please see our “Services” for all areas of work covered. Whilst we offer a wide range of legal services, we have particular specialism in the following areas:-
We offer expert advice in relation to investigations and prosecutions, from motoring offences through to serious criminal offences. We are one of only a limited number of Firms accredited by the Legal Services Commission to carry out Very High Cost Cases (VHCC), which involve the most serious criminal allegations.
On behalf of clients we deal with all manner of civil disputes for individuals and corporate clients. Our aim is to resolve matters in the most cost effective fashion, however, if litigation is required we shall act decisively in bringing or defending a claim and offer advice throughout any court proceedings.
Our department provides friendly clear guidance on all issues in terms of the drafting of Wills and Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection issues. We also offer an efficient service in relation to obtaining any Grant required from the District Probate Registry and thereafter Estate Administration. We should be pleased to hear from you if you require our services or any guidance.
We have long experience of acting for clients in all types of personal injury claims from minor injuries to serious brain and spinal injury. We act on a no-win no-fee (conditional fee) basis.
Our accredited expert family law department offers specialist advice and assistance in all aspects of family law including divorce, separation, division of assets and children issues including care proceedings.
Our Practitioners are able to see clients at either of our offices or for outside appointments as is appropriate.
Legal aid may be available to you or you may qualify for a free first interview.
For more information on the advice and assistance we can offer to individuals and businesses, please see our areas of specialism below and do not hesitate to contact us by calling 0191 495 2896 today.
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