South West Law (Legal Services In The Community) Limited

West Street 1 Hide Market
St Philips, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Since 2002

0117 314 6400 - or - Email - or - Visit website

South West Law was established in 2002 by experienced and specialist lawyers to help those persons who have a need to seek justice and legal solutions to their personal problems.

Our mission statement reflects our desire to help those in greatest need and includes:

To endeavour to foster a culture of high quality work, co-operative working, equal opportunities, professionalism and an adherence to the principles of social justice.

The majority of our cases involve actions against or negotiations with Local Authorities and other statutory bodies.


Lawyer - Solicitor
Lawyer - Solicitor


Our specialists:
- Education Law - John Peake and Kate O'Brien
- Planning Law - Sarah Green
- Housing Law - Frances Barratt and Derek McConnell
- Immigration and Asylum - Derek McConnell and Marie-Christine Allaire-Rousse
- Welfare Benefits - Caroline Miles and John Peake
- Community Care matters - Caroline Miles


Legal Services Commission (LSC) partners.

Area of Business

Education Law
Planning Law
Housing Law
Immigration and Asylum
Welfare Benefits
Mental Health cases
Community Care matters
Debt advice
Action against the Police
Personal Injury claims


Our services are normally free to people on a low income or in receipt of income support, income based Job Seekers Allowance or Pension Credit. For more information please contact us. We do understand that affordability is a concern to anyone seeking the help of a lawyer and we endeavour to provide good value for money, whether a person is a fee paying client or entitled to Legal Aid.