Hewitts Solicitors

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  • 121-122 High Street
  • Stockton
  • TS18 1AY

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm 

01642 673701

About Hewitts Solicitors

We are a high street legal practice with four offices across County Durham, Darlington and Stockton-on-Tees. We provide specialist legal advice and representation in many areas of legal practice including agriculture, commercial property, company and business law, crime, mental health,education, employment and family, landlord and tenant, mental health, motoring offences, personal injury, property, wills and probate and tax planning.

We also represent charities in the areas within which we practice and conduct an element of pro bono work.

Who we help

Anyone can access this service.

How you access our service

Face to Face

The main office for Hewitts Solicitors :
121-122 High Street Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1AY

Opening times:

Monday 9.00am-5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm
Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Telephone

You can obtain advice over the telephone:

Telephone: 01642 673701

Monday 9.00am-5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm
Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Email

You can make enquiries through Hewitts’ website

 

Other Services We Provide

Armed Forces Legal Action Scheme

What Service is Offered

Discounted legal advice to serving Armed Forces personnel, those that have left the armed forces within the last two years, recipients of the George or Victoria Cross and bereaved relatives or recipients of the Elizabeth Cross. Discount entitles Armed Forces Legal Action (AFLA) members to 25% discount on all legal services.

Who can Access this Service 

To access the service, you must be:
Serving Armed Forces personnel, those that have left the armed forces within the last two years, recipients of the George or Victoria Cross and bereaved relatives or recipients of the Elizabeth Cross.

Where is this Service Held?

207 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7EL.

How can you Access this Service?

Enquiry via telephone on 01388 604691, our website www.hewitts.co.uk or in person.

Days of the Week Service is Held

Monday to Friday.

Times When the Service is Available 

9.00am to 5.00 pm

Blue Light Card Scheme

What Service is Offered

Discounted family legal advice to Blue Light cardholders, including members of the Emergency Services, Prison Service, NHS, Coastguard Service, etc. Discount entitles Blue Light cardholders to 25% discount on all family legal services.

Who Can Access this Service?

To access the service, you must be:
Holding an active Blue Light card, and relates only to family legal services.

Where is this Service Held?

207 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7EL.

How Can you Access this Service?

Enquiry via telephone on 01388 604691, our website www.hewitts.co.uk or in person.

Days of the Week Service is Held

Monday to Friday.

Times When the Service is Available

9am to 5 pm

Charges for our service

Initial telephone advice and responses to initial website enquiries will not be charged.  If you subsequently wish to retain their services charges may apply if public funding or alternative funding arrangements are not available.

Quality Marks and Accreditations

Lexcel Accredited 

Lexcel provides professionals in law firms, in-house legal departments and international practices with a flexible, supportive management framework to help develop greater operational efficiencies, manage risk effectively, reduce costs and promote profitability.

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Conveyancing Quality Scheme Accredited 

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers).

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Criminal Litigation Scheme Accredited 

Members will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society and through external examination, that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in the area of criminal litigation.

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Mental Health Law Scheme Accredited 

Accredited members also agree to follow the Law Society Code of Practice for Mental Health which requires them to deal with the case personally unless exceptional circumstances arise.

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Personal Injury Scheme Accredited 

The Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme covers all work undertaken by solicitors and Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives (FILEX) on behalf of victims and their dependants, or compensators, as to their rights and obligations arising out of any alleged act of negligence or breach of statutory duty as a result of which the victim has sustained personal injuries or fatal injuries.

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Family Law Accredited 

The Family Law Accreditation Scheme covers all types of family law work, except public law Children Act work. Members will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society, that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in the area of family law.

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Access To Interpreters

There is no access to interpreters or British Sign Language interpreters

Disabled Access

The offices do have disabled access

Home Visiting Service

A home visiting service is available if you are unable to visit our office

Organisational Information

Private Business 

Who we are regulated by

The Solicitors Regulation Authority For more details please click here 


Complaints Procedure

If you wish to complain, please write to:

Ms Brenda Davidson, 207 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7EL  


What Services do we offer?

Information - The agency can provide basic factual details to help you with your problem by providing information through leaflets, fact sheets or by signposting you.

Advice - The agency will look at your problem in more detail and diagnose the problem, explore your options and provide you with guidance on a particular course of action. The information given will be tailored to your particular circumstances.

Advocacy - The agency will provide you with support and encouragement or represent your views, needs or rights eg make telephone calls on your behalf with you present.

Representation - The agency will take on your case and act on your behalf. This can include representing you at tribunal or court.

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