Jacobs & Reeves, One of Dorset's leading firm of solicitors
Jacobs and Reeves are one of Dorset's leading firms of solicitors, with offices in Poole and Wimborne. We work with private and business clients providing dependable and high quality legal advice on all areas of the legal system. This includes personal injury claims, divorce, family disputes, employment law, wills and probate together with professional negligence claims and property issues, including conveyancing or buying a house. We aim to deliver a personal and efficient service tailored to your needs.
Our specialist conveyancing team provide cost-effective home buying and selling advice.
Our property team advises on all manner of landlord and tenant disputes, including eviction, repossession, and disrepair claim. Please see our Landlord and tenant section for more information.
We also have a specialist team dedicated to handling personal injury claims and accident claims.
Based in Poole and Wimborne we service clients throughout Dorset and Bournemouth as well as further afield across the UK.
We are contracted to the Legal Services Commission and provide publicly funded legal assistance in several areas of our work and can also offer No Win, No Fee arrangements.
Our philosophy is to give our clients prompt and reliable advice coupled with a modern and efficient service at all times. We don't use jargon, just plain english to help you get the result you are looking for, where possible.
If you would like to talk to us straight away, please dial our Poole office on 01202 674 425 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exposing the myth of the 'compensation culture'
Posted 13th May 2014
Exposing the myth of the 'compensation culture' - an important paper published by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the TUC. Click here to read the story.
MORE PEOPLE TO BE CAUGHT BY INHERITANCE TAX
Posted 24th March 2014
The Office for Budget Responsibility has said that the number of bereaved families paying Inheritance Tax will increase by 50% in the next 5 years as a result of rising property prices. One in ten estates is forecasted to be caught by Inheritance Tax by 2019. For advice on Inheritance Tax planning speak to Richard Dollimore on 01202 661 544.
INCREASE in EMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION LIMITS from 6th April 2014
Posted 5th March 2014
The Government has announced new limits on Employment Tribunal compensation from 6th April 2014. The limit on the compensatory award for unfair dismissal will increase from £74,200 to £76,574, or 52 weeks’ pay, whichever is less. The maximum amount for a week’s pay for the purposes of calculating the basic award in unfair dismissal cases and also statutory redundancy payments will increase from £450 to £464.
The new upper limits will apply to dismissals taking place on or after 6th April 2014. The 52 week maximum was introduced in July last year.
SUPERFAST BROADBAND - WHERE DOES RURAL DORSET APPEAR IN THIS LEAGUE TABLE?
Posted 26th February 2014
SAVE LEGAL AID PETITION
Posted 21st January 2014
Making the case against Legal Aid cuts. Please click here to read this article.
We urge all visitors to our website to sign this petition. Please click here to register your vote.
A list of Partners is available from the firm's principal office at 153 High Street, Poole, Dorset.
Jacobs & Reeves are proud to be Members of:
• The Law Society
• The Law Society's Personal Injury Children & Family Law Panels
• Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
• Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
• Bournemouth & Poole Duty Solicitor Schemes
This Firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
SRA Number 51817 - Poole
SRA Number 51818 - Wimborne