Armed Forces, Military & Courts Martial

We have a strong background in providing specialist legal advice to forces personnel. Our experienced team of lawyers can advise on all aspects of forces law, including military injury, Courts Martial, house purchases, wills, employment law, family and divorce issues.

Military Injuries

If you have suffered a military injury, we can help. We deal with all types of injury claims involving military personnel and have a good track record in securing settlements for our clients.

We can help you with your claim under the new Armed Forces Compensation Scheme and advise you on whether to pursue your claim in the civil courts under our 'no win no fee' specialist military legal advice scheme.

Tean Butcher specialises in military injury claims; Tean is a member of the Law Society's Personal Injury Panel and Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Courts Martial

Nichola Williamson, who regularly appears at courts martial hearings, is well known throughout military circles for her legal expertise.

For military discipline matters only, Nichola can be contacted between 9am-5pm on 01522 515958.

Military Employment Law

Solicitor, Tom Martin, specialises in advising members of the armed forces on employment law issues. He is able to provide advice and assistance with service complaints, advice in respect of AGAI 67 matters, and also undertakes military tribunal work (race and sex discrimination claims, including sexual harassment).

Military Divorce

Partner, Lisa Boileau, advises forces personnel on all family related issues including divorce, separation, mediation and children matters.

Members of Forces Law and the Armed Forces Covenant


Criminal Defence & Regulatory

Facing criminal charges or being subject of a criminal investigation can be a worrying time. Our criminal law solicitors offer a discreet and professional service on a range of criminal offences.

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Divorce Solicitors

When a marriage breaks down it is heart-breaking and painful for the couple. On top of this, a breakup puts stress on your children, immediate family and friends. Our lawyers will approach and deal with the breakdown of a marriage with empathy and aim to make the process as pain-free as possible.

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Employment Law

Our specialist employment department is the leading employment law team in the region. If your employment has been terminated and you believe it has been done unfairly, then do contact our employment law specialist solicitors to find out whether we can help you.

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Personal Injury & Accidents

Some accidents are just that - accidents which happen and cannot be avoided. However, sometimes accidents can be avoided and some may cause serious injuries. If you have been involved in any kind of accident or personal injury you may be eligible to claim compensation. Call one of our team of over 30 experts on our FREEPHONE Accident Claims Helpline on 0800 183 8483

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Specialist Personal Dispute Lawyers

Sometimes disputes or litigation cannot be avoided, our team of solicitors provide a range of services aimed at resolving disputes, including: alternative dispute resolution, arbitrations and mediations.

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What our customers say:

"At a time when I wasn't sure where to turn too when I left the Armed Forces, Tean Butcher provided the support and confidence that he would do everything he could to take my case forward..."

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Dr Alison Amos

"Gordon is renowned for his court martial expertise in army-related cases"

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Legal 500, 2017

"Wilkin Chapman is particularly recommended for army-related cases."

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Crime - Legal 500, 2017