AWH Solicitors Blackburn

AWH Solicitors Blackburn are a team of award-winning solicitors who offer a wide range of different legal services. Out of the different Blackburn solicitors, we are the clear choice for a simple and jargon-free legal process, in which you will be supported every step of the way.

We are located in the city centre, right across the road from the train station and just a 2 minute walk from the main central bus station. From the first floor of the modern office building One Cathedral Square we provide our legal services across the region.

Every member of our solicitors team in Blackburn is dedicated to helping our clients get the best possible outcome on their case. We are here to ensure that you are supported throughout the legal process.

 


What services do our Blackburn Solicitors provide?

Personal Injury Claims

If you have suffered an injury that was caused by another person or organisation, then you may be able to claim compensation on a no win, no fee basis. Common personal injury claims that our Blackburn solicitors offer include:

  • Accidents at work
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Accidents in public places
  • Defective product claims
  • Accidents involving children
  • Occupiers liability claims
  • Criminal injury claims (CICA)
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Fatal accidents 

If you were injured in the past 3 years, and it wasn't your fault, you are likely owed compensation. We will guide you through the claims process, keeping things simple and straight forward, so you can focus on your recovery.

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Industrial Disease Claims

If you’ve suffered an injury at work, our Blackburn solicitors can guide you through the process of making a claim against your employer. Some common industrial disease conditions that our clients claim for include:

  • Breathing and lung problems
  • Skin irritations and reactions
  • Back, neck and shoulder injuries
  • Worsening of hearing or eyesight
  • Injuries and strains to hands and arms
  • Various cancers
  • Unexpected amputations due to injury

All our industrial disease compensation claims are handled on a no win, no fee basis. This means you don't have to pay a penny unless your case is successful.

Furthermore, our industrial disease solicitors will always handle your case with the utmost sensitivity and put your needs first.

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Medical Negligence Claims  

We also have specialist solicitors in medical negligence claims. They can help you with:

  • Surgical negligence claims
  • A&E negligence claims
  • Care home and nursing negligence claims
  • Dental negligence claims
  • Cosmetic surgery negligence claims
  • Gynaecological surgery negligence claims
  • Pregnancy and birth negligence claims
  • Amputation claims
  • Hospital negligence claims
  • Misdiagnosis claims

Commonly, medical negligence claims are made for illness or injury caused or worsened due to mistakes during treatment, misdiagnosis, delayed treatment or incorrect treatment. Like personal injury and industrial disease claims, all medical negligence claims are handled on a no win, no fee basis.

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Immigration Solicitors

If you need help with a visa application, our specialist immigration solicitors Blackburn can help you with the entire process.

Our immigration solicitors can help you:

  • Apply for a visa
  • Apply for indefinite leave to remain
  • Apply for British citizenship
  • Appeal a rejected visa
  • Fast-track your application
  • Apply for a visa extension

Whether you’re thinking of applying for a visa, hoping to obtain British citizenship or appealing a decision made by the Home Office, our local immigration solicitors are here to help you.

Our immigration solicitors in Blackburn and Manchester are approved by the Law Society in Immigration and Asylum Law and hold a Quality Mark Accreditation through Lexcel.

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Housing Disrepair Claims

Specialist legal advice is available if you live in social housing in the Blackburn area and your home is in a state of disrepair. We can help you claim compensation for a number of things including:

  • Damp and mould
  • Gas and water leaks
  • Structural defects claim
  • Subsidence claim
  • Pest and vermin control claim
  • Claims for a lack of hot water
  • Claims for a lack of central heating
  • Broken window and door claims

Please do note that we generally can only help those in social housing, and not those in privately rented property.

If you feel like your house or flat is poorly maintained and a hazard to live in, then let us know. We will assess your specific situation, completely free of charge, and provide you with a clear picture of your legal options. If you wish to proceed and make a claim against your social landlord, we will help you do so on a no win, no fee basis.

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Family Law Solicitors

Our specialist Blackburn family law solicitors are ready to help you with any matters relating to family law. We can help with a number of things, including:

  • Moving in with a partner
  • Getting married
  • Getting divorced
  • Making arrangements for children

We will always do our best to keep your case out of court, and find a solution between parties amicably. However, where this is not possible we are ready to represent you throughout court proceedings until a solution has been reached.

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UK Employment Claims

Our expert solicitors can help you with legal issues that you may have had at work. These may include:

  • If you have been made redundant in unfair circumstances
  • If you have been dismissed without good reason
  • If you have been forced to quit
  • If you have been discriminated against in your workplace
  • If you have been sexually harassed in your workplace

If you’ve been treated unfairly at work, discriminated against, bullied or harassed, our expert Blackburn based solicitors can help.

Time limits for making an employment law claim are very strict, and you must act fast in order to successfully claim compensation for any of the above. We can assess if you can claim, and take your case to the employment tribunal on a no win, no fee basis.

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Conveyancing

If you’re buying, selling or re-mortgaging your home, our expert Blackburn conveyancing solicitors can help you with the entire administrative and legal process.

We will provide you with straight-forward advice and guidance throughout this process on a fixed fee basis, so you can focus your attention on more important matters.

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HPI Claims

If you’ve found that there is outstanding finance on a used car that you have purchased, then we can help you claim back your losses and reach an agreement with the finance company.

Our expert solicitors have helped many people claim back either their car or the money they spend after having accidentally bought a vehicle with outstanding finance.

If you weren't aware there was outstanding finance on the car, even if you failed to run an HPI check, you can likely claim.

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Power of Attorney & Court of Protection

If an accident or illness leads to a loss of mental capability, then it can be reassuring to know that you have already appointed someone to take care of your legal affairs. This is known as appointing the Power of Attorney, and it is decided in a Court of Protection.

Here at AWH, our LPA solicitors can help you throughout this process. We know that getting legal matters sorted in the most straightforward way can allow you to get on with your life without worry. In addition to being able to assist with both forms of LPA, our private client services also include:

  • The preparation of Wills
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Trust creation, administration and accounting
  • Probate and Intestacy Estate Administration
  • Court of Protection Applications
  • Deeds of Variation/ Deeds of Family Arrangement
  • Residential Care Planning
  • Home Visits

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Wills, Probate and Trusts

Drawing up a Will means that you can be confident that your wishes will be carried out after you’re gone. We can help you to put all of your affairs in order, so that you can plan for your family’s future, without having to worry about it in the here and now. We can assist you with:

  • Drawing up your Will
  • Reviewing your Will
  • Setting up a Trust
  • Ensuring that there are no challenges to Probate

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Road Traffic Law

If you’ve been charged with a motoring offence, our road traffic solicitors can help. With our expertise, we can provide legal assistance and aim for the best possible outcome in any motor law defence cases. We can help with a number of situations, including:

  • Speeding offences
  • Disqualification
  • Drink Driving
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Driving without insurance
  • Driving without a driving licence
  • Dangerous driving

We can help with a number of varied road traffic law offences. Criminal litigation and road traffic law issues can seem similar, but sometimes a dedicated road traffic law specialist is needed for problems you’ve encountered out on the road.

Criminal Litigation

We can support you with any area of criminal law and represent you throughout the process.

Our expert solicitors have dealt with a number of cases and can help you when:

  • You’ve been charged with any type of criminal offence
  • You’ve been wrongfully arrested
  • You need to be represented at a police station
  • You need to be represented at a magistrate’s court

Whatever the specifics of the case, we can help you to get it resolved as quickly as possible.

Mental Health Law

Our specialist mental health law solicitors have been providing advice in mental health law to clients for many years to those compulsory detained under the Mental Health Act.

Our dedicated team of experienced solicitors regularly represent clients before Mental Health Tribunals and at Hospital Managers Hearings.

 


About Blackburn Solicitors AWH

Are you looking for a solicitor firm in the Blackburn area? Then get in touch. Our local solicitors can help you with your legal matters with professionalism and expertise.

 

Our solicitors Blackburn promise to always be:

  • Straight-forward
  • Client-focused
  • Dynamic
  • Positive
  • Passionate
  • Proud
  • Caring

Our Service Pledge

Furthermore, our service pledge promises that we will keep you updated throughout all the stages of your case and provide:

  • Transparency
  • Honesty
  • Expertise
  • Speed
  • Passion
  • Care

This is all whilst avoiding:

  • Jargon
  • Delays
  • Silences
  • Hidden costs