Your local solicitors in Washington
John Donkin is a branch of John Donkin Solicitors, based in The Galleries, Washington, Tyne and Wear.
John Donkin Solicitors have been established for over fifty years and the firm has been a trusted legal adviser to clients in the Tyne & Wear area and beyond for generations. We merged with George Mills Solicitors, who had been in existence since the 1960’s in 2007.
We provide a specialist legal service for individuals and business clients alike, offering professional and practical advice. Whilst we offer a wide range of legal services, we have particular specialism in the following areas:-
- Commercial property
- Residential conveyancing
- Criminal litigation
- Dispute resolution
- Business affairs
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Personal injury
- Medical negligence
- Divorce, family and children
We offer the traditional legal service that you would expect from a firm of longstanding, we combine this with a modern, flexible approach that means our clients benefit from up to date technology to assist in the delivery of our services.
We are friendly and approachable and will make sure that you have the support you need throughout your case. During the course of any instructions we will make ourselves available to speak to you to answer your questions and to discuss your options with you.
Telephone, video conferencing and in person attendances are available at our offices in Washington and Gateshead.
We always make sure that our pricing is clear and competitive and for some matters we are able to work on a fixed fee basis.
We have some exceptional solicitors on our team with a high level of expertise in their subject area, meaning we can provide leading representation in a number of areas of law, including corporate and commercial law, criminal defence, wills and probate, dispute resolution and family law.
Our corporate and commercial lawyers have experience across a range of sectors and deal with larger entities as well as small, family-run businesses.
We have outstanding criminal defence expertise and are one of a limited number of law firms accredited by the Legal Services Commission’s Complex Crime Unit to take on Very High Cost Cases. These cases are generally serious and of public concern as well as being complex. We have particularly experience in finance and property cases.
Our family team represent clients in all aspects of family law, dealing with both Legally Aided and privately funded matters. Our areas of expertise include child care cases involving Social Services, domestic abuse, child maintenance disputes with the CMS and pre-nuptial agreements.
Lawyers dealing with Wills, Probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney offer sympathetic, considerate, expert advice and exceptional customer service.
Our property team offer a thorough expedient service and come highly recommended by clients of the firm, who appreciate their diligence in what for many people is one of the largest and most important transactions that they will undertake.
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At John Donkin Solicitors, we provide sound legal advice and excellent client care. We will take the time to understand your case and work to achieve the best possible results on your behalf.