Criminal Department

Our Criminal team is led by Simon Lacey who has a reputation for excellence in assisting people at all steps of the criminal process from the initial interview at the Police Station right through to conclusion of your case at the Magistrates Court or the Crown Court. The Criminal Department also includes Karen O’Brien and Aileen Tring, who are both Chartered Legal Executive Advocates and Police Station Accredited Representatives.

Should you require advice or assistance outside of our normal working hours of 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday at the Police Station please ask the Police to contact us via our emergency telephone numbers which the Police currently hold.

We can cover and travel to the following Police Stations:-

  • Weymouth & Portland
  • Bridport
  • Dorchester
  • Shaftesbury
  • Wareham
  • Poole
  • Bournemouth

Fixed Fees can be arranged for some Criminal offences. Please contact Simon Lacey on 01305 777711 for more information.

Family Department

Our Family Department can advise you upon a range of family law matters including: -

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Cohabitation
  • Matters relating to children: - Contact/Residence/Change of Name
  • Financial Matters (Ancillary Relief):- Including Property/Financial Arrangements and Maintenance
  • Domestic Violence
  • Injunctions
  • Child Care Proceedings

We offer a 30 minutes Free Initial Interview as well as a new Fixed Fee Scheme relating to family matters. Please call to make an appointment. Please contact Cheryl Cole on (01305) 777711 or email her at for more information with regards to our fixed fee scheme.