Dealing with a civil dispute or claim can be an expensive and time-consuming process. We will help you decide the most cost-effective strategy and steer you through the legal process calmly and efficiently from start to finish.
We advise and act for clients on all types of civil disputes including personal injury claims, contract law, property and landlord and tenant disputes, employment law, possession proceedings and debt recovery and also claims relating to wills and estates.
Raised awareness of rights and entitlements has prompted a dramatic increase in the number of contentious probate cases going to court in recent years. For more information, click here: http://www.hinedowning.com/probate-wills/contentious-probate.php
Weighing the Costs
Before we begin work on your behalf and as your case progresses, we will give clear and frank advice about your chances of success and help you weigh this against the likely level of legal charges and expenses and other concerns.
Many disputes and claims can be resolved effectively out of Court and we will consider with you the options available including mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, in addition Public Funding (previously called Legal Aid) or conditional fee agreement ‘no fee, no fee’) may sometimes be available.
John Joined Hine Downing in October 2012, bringing his wide experience of all forms of litigation. Civil Litigation, including advice and assistance in Property Disputes, Contract/Commercial Disputes, Professional Negligence cases, General Common Law and Probate Litigation. He also advises on all aspects of Family / Matrimonial litigation.
Chartered Legal Executive
Jo has over 15 years background in dealing with civil disputes and claims. She has a particular interest in personal injury claims and equine law and she also runs our debt recovery service.