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6th December 2018

SRA Transparency Rules Cost & Service – Motor

Motoring offences Cost & Service: Fixed fee Our crime department is headed up by Steve Morris, Partner, and assisted by a team of professional criminal solicitors and legal clerks. We have over 30 years of experience covering all aspects of Criminal Law, and our defence solicitors are all qualified members of the duty solicitor schemes continue reading…


SRA Transparency Rules Cost & Service – Probate

Probate: Range of costs (with fixed fee for additional work) and fixed fee Our Wills and Probate department team headed up by Samantha Downs, who has a vast amount of experience when it comes to will writing tailored to a client’s individual needs as well as inheritance and tax planning and probate issues ranging for continue reading…


SRA Transparency Rules Cost & Service – Conveyancing

Conveyancing: Fixed fee Our residential conveyancing team is comprised of 3 experienced members including our licensed conveyancer, Harvinder Mann, our CILEx Member and Paralegal, Patsy Litt and Secretary Denise Higgins.  The team is supervised by the partners in charge of the department Steve Morris and Jennifer McNeil. Referral Fee If you have been referred to continue reading…


SRA Transparency Rules Cost & Service – Debt Recovery

Debt recovery: Range of fixed fees Our civil litigation department is headed by Sarah Spence who has over 25 years’ experience of dealing with litigation claims and is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Range of fixed fees for a business to business debt that is undisputed Court Claims These costs continue reading…

2nd November 2018

Debt Recovery

If you are having difficulties with customers not paying their invoices and need assistance with debt collection then please contact Sarah Spence Associate Solicitor at Dodds Solicitors. Sarah can advise you regarding the steps involved in issuing court proceedings and recovering monies. It may be possible to instruct us on a fixed fee basis depending continue reading…

20th September 2018

Options for those in Islamic Marriages not recognised by UK law

Following on from Jennifer McNeil’s blog of the 13th August 2018 regarding whether an Islamic marriage and or divorce can be recognised in an English court. If having taken advice it becomes apparent that your Islamic marriage is not recognised in England then in the event of a separation you may still depending upon your continue reading…

18th September 2018

The Queen of Soul

As many of you will be aware the legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passed away recently. You may be surprised to learn that although she was very wealthy (some reports say her wealth amounted to more than 80 million dollars) she had not in fact made a Will even though she had been battling continue reading…

14th August 2018

Do I need to obtain Probate?

This is a question we get asked a lot. But before I answer this question, you need to know what Probate is. So, what is Probate? Probate is the legal word for describing the legal steps that have to be taken following someone dying. Broadly, this means collecting in the deceased person’s assets, paying their continue reading…

13th August 2018

Is my Nikah valid in the UK?

The recent case of Akhter v Khan [2018] EWFC 54 has caused widespread confusion on the question of whether an Islamic marriage not followed by a civil ceremony, is recognised as a legal marriage in the UK. Despite the reports from a number of media sources, interested groups and misinformed family lawyers suggesting that such continue reading…

10th August 2018

Commercial Property Solicitor

Dodds Solicitors LLP is looking to recruit a suitable candidate to develop a commercial property portfolio and oversee the continued development of our residential conveyancing department. The candidate must be driven, forward thinking, and have a strong background in conveyancing and leadership. No agencies please.