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23rd December 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Dodds Solicitors

Dodds Solicitors will be closed for the holiday period Friday 23 December 2016 at 12:30 and will reopen Tuesday 3 January 2017 at 09:00 Police Station 24 hour emergency number 0116-2510000

29th April 2016

Local Legal Team Supports Local Team

Despite the wind, snow and frost turning us blue, we will, as local Solicitors and Supporters of Leicester City, our local team, be putting a bit of blue in everything we do on Blue Friday although a suggestion of dressing as Smurfs may be going too far. No reds under the beds here!  We’re hoping continue reading…

16th December 2015

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Dodds

DODDS SOLICITORS OPENING/CLOSING TIMES CHIRSTMAS/NEW YEAR 2015-16 CHRISTMAS Christmas Lunch Wednesday 23 December 2015 Open 8.30 closed from 12:30 Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December 2015 – Open 8.30 closed from 1pm Bank Holiday Friday 25 December 2015 Closed Bank Holiday Monday 28 December 2015 Closed Additional Day Tuesday 29 December 2015 Closed Additional Day Wednesday continue reading…

28th July 2015

Brian Dodds Memorial Prize 2015

The Partners at Dodds Solicitors are delighted to congratulate Kristyna Domokosova for the best performance in the criminal law exams at Leicester University.  She has therefore been awarded the Brian Dodds Memorial Prize for 2015. This prize was created by this firm in order to recognise the contribution made by our late senior partner to the continue reading…

7th November 2013

Family Legal Aid Cuts Cause Reduction in Mediation

The legal aid changes in April did not impact the legal aid available for mediation. However, the numbers of separated couples going to mediation has dropped drastically since the new rules came into force.  Following the legal aid cuts, the number of people eligible for legal aid from a solicitor in family matters reduced significantly. continue reading…

Can The Help To Buy 2 Scheme Help You?

After the success of the Help to Buy scheme, the Government has launched a 2nd scheme designed to encourage even more people to buy their own homes. Originally set to launch in January 2014, the launch has been brought forward and the scheme is available now!  What is it? The Help to Buy 2 scheme continue reading…

Women’s prison reforms seek to strengthen families

New minister for female offenders Lord McNally has announced women’s prison reforms which aim to maintain family ties and lower reoffending rates. Under the new proposals, women will serve any prison sentence as close to home as possible, in order that they can easily see and maintain their bond with their children and other family continue reading…