Kinnear and Co. Solicitors offer a wide range of services, so do contact us to see how we can help.

As a general rule, if you feel you are in a situation where you need assistance, please do not hesitate to get in touch and we will do our best to either help you, or signpost you to who can.

What We Do

Arrests and Police Station Assistance

Kinnear & Co Solicitors offer a 24 hour call out service to police stations throughout the six counties.

This service is free of charge. Everyone is entitled to Legal Aid assistance under the PACE scheme for their legal advice and representation at a police station.

If you wish, we will keep your family informed of the situation throughout the process.

Should you wish to lodge a complaint about how you or your case was handled by the police, we can also lodge representations with the Police Ombudsman on your behalf.

We are also available to attend voluntary PACE interviews by arrangement.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need advice and/or assistance with arrests on 02890719171. This is the same number to call if you need to contact us out of normal business hours.

Criminal Law

We take all criminal matters extremely seriously. We understand this is can be a very stressful and worrying time for you and your family.

We offer professional advice and representation with the core objectives of getting you the best outcome, whilst keeping you fully informed of the process and your options.

If you need advice or assistance in regard to a Magistrate’s Court Summons or Charge Sheet, please do not hesitate to contact us on 02890719171.

Judicial Review

Judicial Review is the process whereby the High Court in Belfast can review a decision made by a public body (such as a local council, the PSNI, the Prison Service or the Secretary of State) if that decision is considered to be unfair or unreasonable.

Anyone can take a Judicial Review, as long as they are affected by the decision in question.

The decision must be challenged (i.e. brought to court) within three months of the decision being made. It is therefore very important that should you feel a decision has been made that adversely impacts on you and your rights that you make contact with us as soon as possible.

If a public body has made a decision that you believe to be unfair, please do not hesitate to contact us on 02890719171 and we will be happy to advise you on any potential challenge.

Personal Injury

Personal injuries can happen in a variety of ways, some include:

  • A road traffic accident
  • Tripping or falling in a public place
  • An injury as a result of a criminal offence
  • An injury sustained in the course of your employment
  • An injury due to failure in medical treatment
  • We may be able to help you to recover compensation.

To discuss how we can help, please don’t hesitate to get in touch on 02890719171.

Legacy

Kinnear & Co Solicitors has vast experience in representing families whose loved ones were murdered during the Conflict. We also represent those who have been injured. We offer a holistic approach, with the benefit of both personal and professional experience.

Every family is different. Every case is different. We believe in a tailored and bespoke approach, focused specifically on what best suits you and your family’s objectives for your loved one.

There are various routes and processes that could assist you, such as:

  • High Court civil actions
  • Inquests/obtaining an inquest
  • Engagement with the Legacy Investigations Branch
  • Engagement with the Public Prosecution Service
  • Engagement with the Police Ombudsman

We are extremely proud of our track record of fighting for families, and it would be our pleasure and privilege to discuss what we could do for you and your loved one’s case.

Please call us on 02890719171 to speak to us about how we can help.

Family Law

Family matters are a very sensitive subject to discuss with a stranger, even if that stranger is your solicitor. We promise to treat your case sensitively, listen to your concerns and to fight hard for you to obtain the best outcome.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need assistance with any of the following areas:

  • Divorce
  • Ancillary Relief
  • Maintenance
  • Residence and contact arrangements for children
  • Injunctions / Non-Molestation Orders
  • Separation Agreements

If you find yourself in a situation where you would like advice and assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us on 02890719171 for a sensitive and confidential discussion about how we can help.

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