Solicitors in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is a relatively small town, in the county of Shropshire. However, despite only having a population of about 70,000 (which is a mere one percent of the population of Greater London) the town is seen as an important financial centre in the West Midlands and central Wales. As such solicitors in Shrewsbury offer a wide range of legal services, including company and commercial law, trade and contract law advice.

The reason for the need of these solicitors to offer a complete set of services comes from its geographical location. As there are no large towns near Shrewsbury (other than Telford, which is relatively new) small businesses in the area do not have many options when it comes to legal services. A law firm can only offer specialist advice if there is enough demand to justify it. In small towns of a few independent businesses such a need simply does not exist. It is therefore the simple operations of supply and demand that made several Shrewsbury solicitors offer commercial services.

If you are in the Shrewsbury area and you are involved in a legal dispute, you will benefit from contacting a legal professional. Shrewsbury solicitors could provide you with useful legal information regardless of the type of law your case relates to. If your legal dispute has escalated and you are expecting to attend court, you should note that there are different courts depending on whether your case is a civil case or a criminal one.

A civil case will be heard as the county court, on the 4th Floor, Cambrian Business Centre, Chester Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1NA.

Criminal cases will be heard at the magistrates’ court, on Preston Street, SY2 5NX. If the case is serious enough it will then be referred to the Crown Court, at The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6LU.

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