J I Solicitors Services

Legal Services in the London Area

The firm is divided into departments under the supervision of Mr. John Itsagwede LLB BL LLM.

The firm is divided into the following departments

Click here if you wish to find out more about the funding of legal aid

FAMILY

We are committed to providing confidential expert advice on family related issues to our client. We understand how sensitive family disputes can be and we always provide support to reduce the strains of litigation and provide solutions to them.

Our family department cover divorce, injunctions, child care, ancillary relief, domestic violence and generally all aspects of family disputes. We attend all Courts and can obtain injunctions within hours in urgent cases.

In our family department we have solicitors that have a wealth of experience in all aspects of family law and are able to find quick solutions to your problems.

We have legal aid franchise in family law which helps low income earners to get access to proper legal representation. We also provide private funding with very reasonable rates.

We are members of the Law Societys Family Law Panel and Resolution Panel.

CHILD CARE

Matters involving children are always very sensitive and emotional. Our solicitors are experienced to deal with your problems and understand the urgency and sensitive nature of this type of work.

Our childrens department covers injunctions, Wardship/ abductions, adoptions, contact, residence, emergency protections orders, supervision orders and other care proceedings. We attend all Courts and can deal with your matter in emergencies.

Our solicitors are dedicated, experienced and will provide all the support needed by our clients throughout the process of the proceedings.

Our solicitors understand that the childs welfare is paramount in childrens cases and we have on numerous occasions acted on behalf of the child.

We have legal aid franchise in children matters. In Public Law child care matters legal aid funding is not means tested which means that all parents and children will be able to obtain funding automatically.

In J I Solicitors we have members of the Law Societys Child Law Panel.

WILL & PROBATE

In our Wills & Probate department we have experienced solicitors that will assist clients when there is a loss in the family and the deceased estate need to be administered properly.

Our services include writing of Wills, obtaining grant of probate, assisting with obtaining letters of administration of estate, providing advice on taxation and all other matters that has to do with Wills & Probate.

PERSONAL INJURY

Have you had an accident within the last 3 years which is not your fault? You may be able to claim for compensation.

We deal with all areas of Personal Injury, such as accident at work, road traffic accident, trip and slip on another persons property or public road. We can also assist in getting compensation if you have been a victim of crime.

We are able to offer a no win no fee arrangement.

IMMIGRATION & ASYLUM

Our team of Immigration solicitors are able to advise you swiftly on the merits of any application you wish to make as well as providing you with alternative application which we believe will be more suitable to your circumstance.

We cover all aspects of immigration law such as visa applications and extensions, work permits, asylum and refugee, indefinite leave to remain and permanent residence, EU applications, naturalisation and application for a British Passport, entry clearance, refugee, business immigration as well as many other areas of immigration law.

Our team of well experienced solicitors are also at hand to deal with appeals and judicial review and can deal with your case in emergencies. We often attend Tribunals and High Court in immigration matters.

Contact us now with your immigration problem and one of our team members will get back to you immediately.

PROPERTY

We have a specialist team that is able to deal with your residential and commercial conveyancing.

Our team understand the importance of our client wishing for their conveyance to be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Our work is done in a high standard ensuring that our clients are fully kept aware at each stage of the conveyance and are updated on every progress in their matter.

EMPLOYMENT

Our members understand and are aware of the traumatic effect people go through when having problems at work that may lead to their dismissal.

We deal with issues regarding disputes at work, unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, discrimination and harassment, unlawful deduction of wages, issues with maternity and sick pay. We can also advise on the steps to take if you intend to commence proceedings against your employer and your merits in bringing a case to the employment tribunal.

We also provide advice and assistance to employers and employees alike.

HOUSING

We have a dedicated and well experienced housing department who understands the importance of having suitable accommodation for our clients and their families.

Our solicitors are able to provide advice and assistance on all areas of housing matters. Our work includes providing advice on general housing matters, unlawful eviction and harassment by landlords, housing disrepair matters, re-housing, homelessness and possession cases and all other aspects of housing litigation.

We are able to obtain instructions from clients, local authority, private landlords and other social landlords.

We have a legal aid franchise in housing law and are able to provide legal aid for those clients that are low income earners. We also offer competitive rates to private clients.

COMPANY AND COMMERCIAL

In this department we deal with all areas of company and other commercial transactions.

We offer assistance on company registration including registration of charities. We also offer advise on the preparation of contract, and obtaining of licence for all types of businesses.

CRIME

We have a specialist crime department and are available 24 hours for representation at the police station and at Court.

We specialise in all areas of criminal law and we are able to represent you at a very short notice.

We have a dedicated 24 hours telephone line making it easy for our clients to contact us at any time of the day.

We understand the emotional distress when a loved one has been arrested and it is our policy to minimise the effects this has on them by offering clients and their loved ones proper legal advice and support. If the need arises we can also refer clients for counselling to help deal with any emotional distress.

We have legal aid franchise in crime and provided clients qualify funding can be applied for promptly. We also offer competitive rates for privately funded clients.

FUNDING

Legal Aid

We are able to offer legal advice under the legal help scheme on most matters, however please note that it does not cover the following: debt, employment, welfare benefits, immigration, conveyancing, probate and parking offences.

If you are in receipt of benefits or on a low income, you may be eligible for help with your legal costs. We will require proof of your income; please bring along the following documents where applicable:

Proof that you are claiming benefits (please note that this must not be more than 3 months old) you can always obtain confirmation that you are on benefits from your Job Centre

  • Payslips (last 3months)

  • Bank statement( last 3 months)

  • Student Loan letter

  • Redundancy Letter

  • Support Letter (where you are not working and not in receipt of benefits but are being supported by someone e.g. friend or relative)

Please note we cannot apply for legal help without proof of income.

Private Clients

We charge a consultation fee.

Contact

Contact us by e-mail at info@itsagwede.co.uk or writing to us at:

1-3 Atwell Road
London
SE15 4TW

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