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

Courts Martial

Senior solicitor, Gordon Holt, who regularly appears at courts martial hearings, is well known throughout military circles for his legal expertise.  Gordon has Higher Rights of Advocacy and has extensive expertise in miltary cases.

For military discipline matters only, Gordon can be contacted between 9am-5pm on 01522 515956 or after 6pm on 07775 022268.

Military employment law

Senior solicitor, Helen Molloy, has a wealth of experience in advising members of the armed forces on employment law issues. She 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.

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Criminal Defence & Regulatory

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

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Divorce

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 us to find out whether we can help you.

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Moving Home

The process of moving home, and buying or selling residential property (known as conveyancing), may seem quite daunting particularly if you have not moved home for a long time or are a first time buyer. Our specialist team of residential property experts can guide you through the technical aspects of conveyancing and mortgage procedures. We also provide you with access to 'Client Connect' - an online service which allows you to track the conveyancing progress of your move.

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Personal Disputes

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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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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What our customers say:

"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