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News at Lawson West

Spring into Estate Planning… Embrace the Season of New Beginnings!

Whilst you’re going about your annual spring clean, consider extending the physical clean to your estate planning and take the opportunity to review your long term plans...

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Don’t let the costs of a Dream Home become a Nightmare

Buying your first home can be as scary as it can be exciting, and sometimes there can be more things to pay for than you anticipate and therefore building this into you budget is very important. Here are few things to keep in mind budget wise as you embark on your first home buying journey...

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Stress Awareness Month

Senior Associate Solicitor, Kate Lea, explains... "Stress Awareness month has been held every April since 1992. For good reason. Modern day life can be stressful. I suspect most of us have moments where we feel overwhelmed and unable to cope..."

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Spotlight on Fiona Wilson - Head of Family Law

As Fiona Wilson celebrates her second anniversary of being the Head of the Family Department at Lawson-West Solicitors, we thought we would point the spotlight on her and find out what makes Fiona tick.

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“If you are going to play the race card, I am not going to speak to you” is itself racist.

In the case of D Pile-Grey v Ministry of Defence: 2200649/2022 a Tribunal ruled that it is racist to say someone is playing the race card at work. Senior Associate Solicitor, Sejal Patel, explains...

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A Guide to a Deed of Variation

When you lose a loved one it can be a stressful, emotional, and confusing time. As matters become clearer, you may discover you have inherited under the Will or the Intestacy Rules… but what if you want to re-direct your entitlement?

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Are overseas marriages valid in this country?

This is often a question people ask, when they have got married abroad, as countries overseas have different laws and formalities for a valid marriage...

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The Value of a Discrimination Claim: An Increase in the Awards

Solicitor Ashley Hunt, a Director in Lawson-West’s Employment Department, explains...

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Whistleblowing Protection in the UK – When can Employees Blow the Whistle?

Whistleblowing is the act of reporting any misconduct or illegal activities by an employer, and it plays a vital role in maintaining transparency and accountability in the workplace. Employment Law Paralegal, Joao Madeira, explains...

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What our clients say

Associate Solicitor Madhvi Panchal

“I know it’s been a long journey through  the process but you have been a great help and comfort guiding me through the ups and downs, thank you so much and to all your team.

Mr I.B., Leicester client for Madhvi Panchal

Associate Solicitor Madhvi Panchal

"I know it’s been a long journey through  the process but you have been a great help and comfort guiding me through the ups and downs, thank you so much and to all your team."

Mr IB for Madhvi Panchal


Sejal Patel Joao
Sejal Patel, Senior Associate Solicitor
Employment Team, Lawson-West Solicitors, Leicester
Joao Madeira, Paralegal
Employment Team, Lawson-West Solicitors, Leicester

A Leicester employment client:

  • "I would just like to add my thanks to Sejal and Joao for their help and support throughout the matter, I’ve engaged with the law in a couple of ways over my professional career due to the nature of my work; however, this was my first time being a directly involved party with all the stresses and anxieties - you both were a great support and I can only express gratitude for taking the time to listen to my story and believing in me back in June."

  • Was there one thing that made our service special and stand out?

    "Thorough and well articulated explanations regarding the appeal process, ‘negotiation’, ACAS early conciliation, and the lead up to the tribunal itself."


A Leicester employment client, for Sejal Patel and Joao Madeira

Imaan Abdu-Karim, Paralegal

"She is an absolutely marvellous young lady with so much patience, she has helped me do everything."

Mr A.W for Imaan Abdul-Karim

Jude Owen, Head of Dispute Resolution

"I think you've provided so far for me a fantastic service. You've been very understanding, very professional and I'm very happy."

Mr A.W for Jude Owen

Solicitor Matthew Harcourt-Poole

"I can't thank you enough you have been exceptional in what can only be described as a stressful process. Really appreciate your guidance on directing me out of this matter."

Ms M.M for Matthew Harcourt-Poole

Senior Associate Solicitor Sejal Patel

"Sejal is professional, understanding, efficient, upfront and always communicates everything in a timely manner. She is also very knowledgeable within her professional field and provided full support to me at all times. Thank you to Sejal for the understanding, support and belief in my case throughout. It has been a very traumatic time for me over the past few years and I feel that without Sejal’s  support, I couldn’t have gone through this process to its conclusion. Thank you."

Mr V.K for Sejal Patel

Associate Solicitor Madhvi Panchal

“I would like to thank you for all of your hard work on this, it is greatly appreciated”

Mr DP for Madhvi Panchal

Director Rebecca Beswick & Solicitor Dylan Mann

"Having been in business for many years, I have dealt with many solicitors in various contexts. I have never, ever come across a firm as efficient, helpful and prompt as Lawson West. They turned a problem into a triumph for us. Special thanks to Dylan who was outstanding, and also Rebecca who facilitated the whole process. They will absolutely be my first port of call for any future commercial work and I would have no hesitation in recommending them."

Ms J for Rebecca Beswick & Dylan Mann

Director Vaishali Thakerar & Paralegal Karinna Foster

"I felt very anxious at times with the pressure that my former employers were exerting on me. But Karinna was very reassuring and Vaishali was recommended to me, thank goodness! I honestly felt supported from start to finish. It's been over 2 years since this started but I can't thank you enough for all your help. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the services of Lawson-West in any capacity."

Ms L.N for Vaishali Thakerar & Karinna Foster