Solicitors in Leicestershire

The main industry in Leicestershire has always been engineering, beginning with the bell foundries which manufactured some of the most famous bells in Britain including those in St Paul’s Cathedral. The main town in Leicestershire is Leicester itself. Dating back to the Roman occupation, Leicester still has Roman baths in the city. And with its close proximity to the M1 motorway nowadays Leicester has continued to be a prosperous city with a diverse range of businesses.

Companies such as Jones and Shipman and Richard Engineering continue to operate in the city. Leicester University also has a well-known engineering department. The area is also the base for a number of companies which offer financial services to businesses and the public. Leicester is large enough to support a well-developed base of legal firms.

Whether you need general legal help, or more specialised support, you will be able to find a solicitor in Leicester to help you.

For example, solicitors in Leicester can advise on the following areas of law:

  • Family law
  • Personal injury
  • Conveyancing
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Employment law

Like most cities Leicester has three main courts. The first is the county court, hearing a wide range of cases from adoption applications to bankruptcy petitions. You can find the court at:

90 Wellington Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 6HG
Telephone main switchboard: 0116 222 5700

Leicester also has a magistrates’ court, which can be found at:

15 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 6BT
Telephone main switchboard: 0116 255 3666

The third court in Leicester is the Crown Court, which hears all criminal cases. You can find the court at:

90 Wellington Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 6HG
Telephone main switchboard: 0116 222 5800

The Crown Court building also houses Leicester’s Probate Sub-registry. You can reach them by telephone on: 0116 285 3380.

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