New Conveyancing App
Moving house can be one of the most stressful events in your lifetime. We’re one of the first law firms in the region to launch a Property App, which will ensure your property instruction with us is fast, efficient and well communicated. You can upload legal documents, forms and questionaires, add digital signatures and instantly communicate in real time at the touch of a button. We’re revolutionising and speeding up the home moving experience.Learn More
The pandemic has created a plethora of housing concerns and issues. If your family is affected by mortgage problems or is under threat of repossession or homelessness, our highly specialised team can advise and negotiate on your behalf. There are various funding options as part of legal aid and our initial consultation is free.Learn More
Residents of Hartlepool now have vital access to free legal advice & funding, regarding HOUSING for the first time, thanks to Watson Woodhouse. We can talk through your HOUSING concerns & issues such as homelessness, repossession, mortgage debt, antisocial behaviour, and tenancy repair issues, thanks to Watson Woodhouse winning a brand new Legal Aid contract for Hartlepool. The contract enables residents to access a free digital appointment with our highly specialist Housing team, via Whats App, Zoom or Teams, from the comfort of their own home.Learn More
Medomsley Detention Centre
Abuse Law specialists Watson Woodhouse urge ex detainees of Medomsley Detention Centre to apply to the compensation scheme, as a matter of urgency, as the Ministry of Justice are expected to imminently announce the end to the scheme in 2021.Learn More
Providing legal services to clients across Tees Valley, North Yorkshire and County Durham for over 30 years!
Our Company Mission is to "solve life’s legal problems!" We’ve spent the last 30 years becoming a “Champion of the Community” because community is at the heart of everything we do.
“We’re passionate about everyone’s right to have a decent home life, good living standards and prospects, and to fight for justice for the local people; to ensure everyone, no matter their financial standing in life has access to the highest quality legal advice” That’s why we have a reputation as the Regions leading Criminal Defence & Legal Aid Specialists.
Changing people's lives with integrity and trust
We specialise in “Legally aided” areas of law with particular emphasis on helping low income and vulnerable clients:
- Criminal Defence
- Civil Disputes & Resolutions
- Housing Law
- Family Law
- Mental Health
We also have a specialist Conveyancing Department, although this is private work; commercially paid and not legal aided.
- Employment law
It is OUR AIM is to be the leading law firm in the North East delivering “Justice for the people”. For those people who are in receipt of a low income, benefits or considered to be vulnerable. We do this by listening, understanding the personal impact to you and your family, and advising on the best outcome to your problem. We really are changing lives through integrity and trust. To ensure were accessible to those in greatest need, you’ll find us on the highstreet, not fancy industrial parks or offices, we have 9 local offices across Middlesbrough, Redcar, Stockton-on-Tees, Darlington, Northallerton and Harrogate.
Our founder and Director Jimmy Watson is passionate about a positive Company Culture, which emphasises our dedication to serve our community;
“Each employees priority is to maximise EVERY interaction with EVERY client; to always deliver a 5 star approach to customer service, with a view of asking of themselves; “How can I help solve your problems today?”; to ensure in our clients darkest hour, they know they can talk to Watson Woodhouse to help solve life’s legal problems”Free Legal Advice
Highly recommended. Will use in the future for
any advice or representation" Mr Gillan