Specialist Solicitors and Areas of Law
Solicitors and different areas of law
When you have a legal problem, it's easy to be confused when it comes time to sort it out. Even if you know you have a legal issue, its hard to get it sorted when you aren't even sure what area of law you are dealing with.
Fortunately, this is where we come in - once you tell us about your case through our Find a Solicitor service, we'll be able to work out how you need help, and who can help you. Here is a little information on the more common areas of law.
How do I know what area of law my case is in?
The important thing to remember about solicitors is that law — like medicine — is such a complex and detailed area that no two areas are the same and no policies and legislation can be duplicated across to another areas, meaning that to be trained in one area of law can make you none the wiser in another.
Instructing a solicitor can be an intimidating task; with all the areas of law and the many different kinds of solicitors available it can be hard work to know where to turn with your legal query.
Our solicitor forms hosted across Law on the Web forward your query directly to the appropriate solicitor using our forwarding service, saving you the work of figuring out what type of solicitor you need. However, if you are keen to speak directly to the exact professional immediately you can get the contact details through our solicitor directory in seconds. As long as you follow our quick step guide to selecting the appropriate area of law you need your solicitor to be practicing in, you should be speaking to the right solicitor for your case needs instantly.
If you are unsure on what area of law your solicitor needs are in, then see if you can find it in the section you think it might be in on our site content – most areas are self-explanatory, and who knows, we may have even covered how to do it yourself!
Our quick step guide:
Any personal injury suffered by yourself for which somebody else would be held accountable.
Probate covers the administration of a deceased relative/dependant's estate. Will disputes are also covered.
Any disputes/working disagreements that are employment related and cannot be settled, including consequences of or anything resulting in;
- Pay disputes
- Illegal working conditions
- Health and safety issues
- Disputes over unfair dismissal
- Constructive and unfair dismissal
Any area of commercial law relating to a business, company or organisation – excluding employee related areas, which would fall under employment law.
Road Traffic Law
Any area of law relating to driving and traffic law, accidents, or offences. Road traffic law does not include parking disputes, but it does include:
- Driving without insurance
- Driving without a licence
- Driving without due care and attention
- Driving while operating a telephone
Family law disputes that cover legal ground, such as:
- Custardy battles
- Child maintenance
- Marriage, divorce and Mediation
- The division of assets
- Domestic abuse
- Registering – birth/death