Agreements Between Couples
No one wants to think about their relationship coming to an end but with these sensible agreements the process can be stress free.
Challenging Decisions of Public Bodies
Ben Hoare Bell has wide experience of challenging decisions made by public bodies, typically central or local government, the NHS or other government agencies.
Ben Hoare Bell have a specialist Child Abduction law team. Speedy and expert legal intervention are essential to achieve a good outcome.
Our childcare solicitors are members of the Law Society Children Panel, which denotes expertise in this area.
Collaborative Family Law
Mark Harrison is a specialist Collaborative Family law practitioner and works towards reaching an amicable and non-confrontational solution.
Court of Protection
We have expertise in representing those who lack capacity in Court of Protection proceedings.
Our experienced criminal team will advise you every step of the way, preparing your case and presenting it in court.
Our Dental Negligence expert represents victims of accidents and injuries suffered at the hands of a dental practitioner.
Divorce and Separation
Family breakdown is extremely distressing for all concerned and legal procedures can sometimes add to the trauma. We can offer same-day appointments for domestic emergencies.
If you are a victim of domestic violence and do not want to go down the criminal route there are many civil options available. We can advise you on all of your options.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Thousands of young girls in the UK are at risk of being a victim of FGM. Applying for a Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order can help to prevent this painful and traumatic ordeal.
Health and Social Care Law
People who are disabled, ill or frail, and their carers, have rights to the provision of local authority and NHS services.
Historic Child Abuse
We have a dedicated team of experience solicitors advising on historic child abuse.
We act for both Tenants and Landlords at all levels providing practical advice and assistance. Legal Aid is still available for many housing matters.
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
We are able to advise clients who feel a public body may have acted unlawfully or breached their rights.
We have experience in advising and representing the families of those whose death occurred in police custody, after police contact, in psychiatric hospitals, in care homes, in hospitals and abroad.
International Family Law
The International Family team at Ben Hoare Bell is the only one of its kind in the North East, dealing with a variety of emergency situations with an international element.
Our clinical negligence department represents victims of medical accidents. Our solicitors have obtained substantial sums of compensation in a wide variety of cases.
We provide an extensive range of advice and assistance on all matters relating to mental health law, including community care provision.
We have a national reputation for our work protecting and promoting the legal rights of migrants to access support and shelter.
Our Personal Injury team have a wealth of experience and expertise in compensation claims from cases worth £500 to cases worth over £3,000,000.
Sometimes police overstep the mark, act oppressively, unfairly or negligently. When this happens you are entitled to make a claim.
Powers of Attorney
It can be worrying not knowing what will happen in the event you become unable to make decisions for yourself due to illness or injury. We can help.
Property and Financial Disputes
If your marriage or civil partnership comes to an end one of the biggest areas of conflict will involve assets.