and Company was formed in January 1996 and originally
practised in Priory Street in Dudley, West Midlands. Originally
the workload of this firm was litigation based including Family,
Civil and Criminal Litigation. It undertook both private and Legal
Aid work. Agency Advocacy instructions have always been a large
proportion of the firms' workload since its inception.
At the end of 1999, with the
onset of Legal Aid contracting, a decision was taken to restructure
the firm. From December of that year it was decided that it would
undertake nothing but Agency Advocacy work.
Since that time it has built
up a substantial client base of Solicitors Firms who instruct
it on a regular basis. It represents the Clients of a number of specialist Family Law firms throughout the Midlands region in the areas Family Courts.
Firm undertakes Agency Advocacy on behalf of both parents and children in Public Law Care Proceedings brought by Local Authorities. It also represents clients in Divorce, Family and
Children Act matters for Solicitors firms. It regularly represents
both Applicants and Respondents in both the Family Court and
the County Court.
Advocacy work is undertaken
in a wide variety of Civil Litigation hearings ranging from Small Claims Hearings
to Case Management Conferences.
John Walters LL.B. (Hons) was admitted as a Solicitor
in September 1989. After studying and completing his Law Degree
at UWIST in Cardiff and undertaking his Solicitors Examinations
at Wolverhampton University he served his Articles of Clerkship
with Messrs Dunham Brindley & Linn, in Dudley, West Midlands,
and continued as an Assistant Solicitor until 1993. Subsequently
he worked for Hawkins & Co in Dudley and opened this practice
in January 1996. He specialises in Family and Civil Litigation.
He undertakes hearings in the Family Court as well as
the County Court.
Andrew Walters is an Independent
Solicitor Advocate under the Legal Aid Agency's Family
Walters and Company is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (No. 202337).
Details of our General Terms & Conditions and our Data Protection and Complaints Policy's can be found on the "Contact Us" page on this website.
The materials appearing on this website do not constitute legal advice and are provided for general information only. No warranty, whether express or implied, is given in relation to such materials. We shall not be liable for any technical, editorial, typographical or other errors or omissions within the information provide on this website, nor shall we be responsible for the content of any web images or information linked to this website.