UK Lawyers by Field of Law

This section of our website lists our pages of specialist UK lawyers by field of law across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Below are popular legal areas dealt with by solicitors UK wide that are highlighted on the site:

Specialist administrative lawyers deal with public sector or government issues, which fall under administrative law.

Expert advocacy lawyers are professionals who champion a certain cause or group of people – this is known as advocacy in many countries, including the United Kingdom.

Aviation lawyers work in the complex aerospace or aviation industry on behalf of passengers or companies.

Specialist banking lawyers represent banks or individuals for issues in banking and finance.

Corporate or business lawyers work for and represent SMEs through large companies who may employ one or more business solicitors in-house.

Professional charity lawyers often help to ensure that a charity meets its legislative obligations while balancing strategic and financial objectives.

Children Law solicitors deal with family matters that relate to children specifically, including their health, happiness and overall well-being.

Specialist civil litigation lawyers deal with disputes between organisations and / or private individuals. Civil litigation results in a party having to do or stop doing something and may result in compensation being awarded to a victim.

Similarly commercial litigation lawyers work to resolve commercial disputes.

Look for construction lawyers for experts in the building and construction industry.

Consumer law solicitors work to protect the interests of the consumer or businesses involved in B2C commerce.

Search for conveyancing lawyers to get help with the transfer of property – both domestic conveyancing and the sale / purchase of commercial properties.

Expert criminal law solicitors deal with crime and punishment issues. Criminal matters may involve representation of the accused, as well as the victim.

Find debt lawyers for legal help and support from debt or general finance specialists.

Defamation lawyers can support companies or individuals whose reputation has been affected by defamation, which is also termed libel, slander, vilification or calumny in various contexts.

Specialist employment law solicitors deal with constructive or unfair dismissal, redundancy, employment legislation related to working hours, paternity / maternity rights or mimimum wage, discrimination or harrassment.

Search for engineering lawyers for civil, mechanical, architectural, electrical, structural or other engineering issues.

Environmental law solicitors often work within or for companies to help them with adherance to environmental legislation that may relate to pollution or noise. Conversely, they may be involved in the prosecution of offending businesses.

Specialist EU law solicitiors are required more and more, particularly by British and Northern Irish organisations with EU ties.

UK family law solicitors are expert lawyers for matrimonial, children, divorce or separation issues.

Fraud lawyers deal with cases for deception or fraud that is generally committed for financial gain.

Find human rights lawyers that specialise in protecting the human rights of United Kingdom or foreign citizens within this country or overseas.

Search immigration lawyers dealing with right to work and other immigration matters.

Bankruptcy or insolvency lawyers can support individuals or companies going through insolvency proceedings.

Look for insurance lawyers for help and advice regarding insurance claims or contracts.

IP or intellectual property lawyers advise inventors or business owners on trademark, copyright or other intellectual property issues.

International law solicitors may have knowledge of both international legislation and the laws of specific countries outside the UK.

Specialist landlord and tenant lawyers deal with rental property matters, representing either the landlord or the tenant for writing contracts or resolving disputes.

Licensing lawyers may help individuals or businesses who require licensing advice, defence or other assistance. This may include liquor license reviews or appeals for the hospitality, leisure or events industries.

Mediation lawyers bring two or more parties together to resolve disputes through mediation in a structured manner. It is sometimes known as a type of alternative dispute resolution or ADR.

Expert mental health lawyers will have background medical knowledge or advice close to hand for the sensitive area of mental health work. They may assist individuals in need of support or care providers.

Business mergers and acquisitions lawyers may assist one or both parties during mergers to ensure their best interests or during an acquisition for due diligence and to prevent problems further down the line.

Search personal injury lawyers for compensation claims, supporting victims of personal injury at work, in road traffic accidents, from clinical or medical negligence, or following an assault. Many will work on a no win no fee basis.

Residential or commercial property lawyers can help you with the sale and purchase of property or with contracts, maintenance or other legal matters.

Transport lawyers may work with air, sea, road or rail travel issues.

Look for trust law solicitors who may also deal with wills and probate as well as trust legislation.

Find benefits and welfare lawyers helping people on low income and welfare support.

Search wills and probate lawyers for help clients with will writing and probate matters.

The above pages include specialist solicitors and UK lawyers that deal with a range of law fields.

Popular Local Law Firm Pages

East of England region for:

Bedfordshire Solicitors – the county of Bedfordshire includes Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Kempston, Dunstable and Houghton Regis.

Cambridgeshire Solicitors – find law firms in Cambridgeshire for Peterborough, St Neots, Wisbech and March, as well as Cambridge.

Essex Solicitors – search for a Legal company in Essex, including Chelmsford, Colchester, Southend-on-Sea, Harlow, Epping Forest, Brentwood and Basildon.

Hertfordshire Solicitors – for Watford, Stevenage, St Albans, Letchworth, Hemel Hempstead and Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire.

Norfolk Solicitors – look for a service in Norfolk, including Norwich, Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn.

Suffolk Solicitors – major towns in Suffolk include Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe and Haverhill.

South East English region for:

Berkshire Solicitors – for Reading, Slough, Wokingham and Newbury in Berkshire.

Buckinghamshire Solicitors – search for legal firms in Buckinghamshire, home to Milton Keynes, High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Amersham, Chesham, Marlow and Buckingham.

Hampshire Solicitors – major cities in Hampshire include Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke and Gosport.

Kent Solicitors – look for companies in Kent for Maidstone, Canterbury, Rochester and Sevenoaks.

Oxfordshire Solicitors – the county of Oxfordshire includes Banbury, Bicester and Oxford.

Surrey Solicitors – for assistance in Surrey, including Guildford, Woking, Ewell and Camberley.

East Sussex Solicitors – find a solicitor in East Sussex for Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes and nearby.

West Sussex Solicitors – look for a company in Crawley, Worthing, Chichester in West Sussex.

as well as lawyers in London.

Yorkshire and the Humber region for:

East Yorkshire Solicitors – search services in East Yorkshire, including Hull, Beverly and Driffield.

North Yorkshire Solicitors – the county of North Yorkshire includes Northallerton and Harrogate.

South Yorkshire Solicitors – find firms in the South for Barnsley, Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham.

West Yorkshire Solicitors – search for a company in West Yorkshire, including Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Halifax and Huddersfield.

East Midlands of England for:

Derbyshire Solicitors – search legal services in Chesterfield, Alfreton, Ashbourne, Ashover, Derby or Buxton.

Leicestershire Solicitors – the county of Leicestershire includes Glenfield, Loughborough, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester and Coalville.

Lincolnshire Solicitors – find firms in Lincolnshire for Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Cleethorpes, Boston, Lincoln and Grantham.

Northamptonshire Solicitors – search for a company in Northamptonshire, including Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Northampton, Rushden and Daventry.

Nottinghamshire Solicitors – for Mansfield, Beeston and Stapleford, Worksop, Hucknall in Nottinghamshire.

West Midlands region for:

Herefordshire Solicitors – the county of Herefordshire includes Leominster, Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Kington, Hereford and Bromyard.

Shropshire Solicitors – find firms in Shropshire for Telford, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Newport.

Staffordshire Solicitors – search for a company in Staffordshire, including Stoke-on-Trent, Lichfield, Stafford, Burton upon Trent and Cannock.

Warwickshire Solicitors – for Nuneaton, Atherstone, Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick, Leamington Spa in Warwickshire.

West Midlands Solicitors – look for a law firm in the West Midlands county and region.

Worcestershire Solicitors – major towns in Worcestershire include Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Malvern, Worcester and Pershore.

North East of England for:

County Durham Solicitors – look for solicitor details for the county of County Durham includes Darlington, Stockton-onTees, Hartlepool, Durham and Chester-le-Street.

Northumberland Solicitors – search for a legal services firm in Northumberland, including Morpeth, Blyth and Ashington.

Tyne and Wear Solicitors – find details of a lawyer in Tyne and Wear for Gateshead, Sunderland, Tynemouth, Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields.

South West of England for:

Devon Solicitors – major cities in Devon are Plymouth and Exeter, and other towns include Torquay and Paignton.

Somerset Solicitors – including Bath, Yeovil and Taunton in Somerset.

Dorset Solicitors – find a company in Dorchester, Bournemouth, Weymouth or Poole in Dorset.

Gloucestershire Solicitors – bordering Wales, Gloucestershire includes Cheltenham, Stroud and Cirencester.

Wiltshire Solicitors – includes companies Swindon, Trowbridge and Salisbury in Wiltshire.

Cornwall Solicitors – for legal firms in Cornwall, including Truro, Newquay, St Ives, Bodmin, Falmouth and Camborne.

North West English region for:

Cheshire Solicitors – the county of Cheshire includes Warrington, Chester, Congleton, Crewe, Ellesmere Port, Widnes and Runcorn.

Cumbria Solicitors – find a law firm in Cumbria, including Carlisle, Barrow-in-Furness, Whitehaven, Keswick and Kendal.

Greater Manchester Solicitors – look for firms in Greater Manchester for Sale, Bolton, Bury, Stockport, Tameside, Oldham, Rochdale, Trafford, Wigan and Salford.

Lancashire Solicitors – search for a company in Lancashire, including Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Burnley, Accrington and Blackpool.

Merseyside Solicitors – legal services providers in Merseyside, including Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens, Wirral, Southport and Bootle.