Solicitors in Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire is a county in the far South West of Wales. It is a coastal county, with a large stretch opening onto the Irish Sea. Indeed, the coastline of Pembroke is noted for its considerable beauty, a fact that is recognised in its status as a national park, which draws considerable numbers of visitors every year. The county is home to some 120,000 inhabitants, and the county town is Haverfordwest, home to around 10,000 inhabitants.
The local economy of Pembrokeshire is dominated by tourism, with visitors drawn not only to the national park coastline but also to the numerous towns and beautiful countryside of the county. The national park alone receives over 4m visitors per year, with a typical visitor staying for three days. In addition to tourism, the area is known for its oil and gas industries, with two oil refineries and a liquid natural gas terminal in the county. There is a new gas-fired power station being built in Pembroke. The region is well known for its agriculture, a fact that is reflected in the legal services offered by solicitors in Pembrokeshire.
Court services in Pembrokeshire
There is a County Court at Haverfordwest dealing with civil law matters. There is also a Magistrates Court at Haverfordwest to deal with minor criminal matters. More serious criminal matters are dealt with at Swansea Crown Court.
Profile of solicitors in Pembrokeshire
Given the rural makeup of the county, it is no surprise that many of the solicitors in Pembrokeshire offer legal services relating to agriculture and tourism. Many of the solicitors in Pembrokeshire are based in the main towns of Pembroke and Haverfordwest. Typically, solicitors in Pembrokeshire will offer legal advice on a range of subjects, including:
- Conveyancing for residential, commercial and agricultural property and land
- Dispute resolution
- Employment law
- Personal injury and accident claims
- Family law, divorce law and separation
- Tax law and tax planning
- Wills, trusts and probate