Do you need solicitors in Bedfordshire?

Bedfordshire, lying in the east of England midway between Oxford and Cambridge, has a growing population. Contact Law is able to provide information about solicitors in Bedfordshire who practise in the area and are reliable and reputable, whether you need assistance in a civil matter such as family law; company law; employment law and personal injury, or in criminal matters.

There are two main courts where solicitors in Bedfordshire file their work and they are housed in the same building. Both the Bedford County Court and the Bedford and Mid-Beds Magistrates’ Court can be found at Shire Hall, 3 St Paul's Square, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1SQ. This building also holds the Youth Court and the District Registry.

Bedfordshire also has an employment tribunal which can be found at 8-10 Howard Street, Bedford, MK40 3HS and can be contacted on 01234 351 306. Other important legal contacts in the area include the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) which can be found at 7a St Paul's Square, Bedford, MK40 1SQ and can be contacted on 01234 354 384.

Solicitors in Bedfordshire have acted in cases that have set precedents in English Law, particularly in the case of Bedfordshire Police Authority v David Constable and others. This case visited the Riot (Damages) Act 1886, under which every police authority is liable to pay compensation to third parties for damage to or theft of property caused by ‘any persons riotously and tumultuously assembled together’. However, the authority’s insurance company refused to pay out because the compensation payable under the 1886 Act wasn’t ‘damages’ within the meaning of the policy.

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