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Dispute Resolution Solicitors in Carmarthen

Being involved in a personal dispute can be daunting, with the potential to be costly, time-consuming and harmful to your life. Our team of expert dispute resolution solicitors can handle each stage of the process, making sure we achieve the best possible outcome.

Most disputes will not need to see a courtroom. It is possible to find an outcome both parties are satisfied with through methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). These methods, such as private negotiation, are more beneficial for many reasons. Such methods are less time-consuming, more cost-effective and most importantly, less contentious, unlike court proceedings.

For those disputes which do require court litigation, our solicitors have considerable litigation skills and will assist with the hearing process from the initial preparations to the final decision on the case.

The quality of our client care and practice management is recognised through the Law Society Lexcel accreditation, demonstrating the expert service we provide to clients in Carmarthen no matter their circumstances.

The type of dispute resolution issues our solicitors in Carmarthen can advise and support clients with include:

  • Landlord and tenant
  • Personal injury
  • Wills, trusts and probate
  • Money and debts
  • Boundary and neighbour disputes
  • Employment disputes

To discuss how our Carmarthen family lawyers can help you, please contact our Carmarthen office, or you can make an online enquiry, and we will get back to you quickly.

We also have local offices in Haverfordwest and Narberth offices for your convenience.

Plan your journey to visit our Carmarthen family lawyers


Our nearest car parking is in Friars Park Car Park, an accessible 4 minute walk from our office.


Our Carmarthen office is situated a short two minute walk from the Blue Street Bus Station, which is served by various buses throughout the day.

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How our dispute resolution solicitors in Carmarthen can help you

Landlord and tenant

Landlord and tenant disputes can be extremely disruptive. It’s crucial to seek advice from a solicitor at the earliest opportunity. Doing so can help to maintain positive relationships moving forward.

The Hains and Lewis team can provide assistance to both landlords and tenants in all manner of scenarios. We have years of combined expertise and are on hand to help. No matter your circumstances, we can provide expert assistance, helping you to overcome your landlord and tenant issues. We believe in approaching matters in the most cost-effective and non-contentious manner through out-of-court approaches.

Our landlord and tenant dispute solicitors in Carmarthen have considerable expertise in matters including:

  • Rent arrears and rent disputes
  • Service charge disputes
  • Forfeiture
  • Ending a tenancy
  • Alterations, repairs and dilapidations disputes
  • Subletting and assignment disputes

To learn more about our assistance with landlord and tenant disputes, see here.

Personal injury

Suffering from a personal injury can be seriously traumatising and seriously impact your life. While compensation doesn’t fix your suffering, it can help make the situation easier to cope with. A legal solicitor can assist in making the claims process as stress-free and straightforward as possible.

Our solicitors recognise how challenging and upsetting personal injuries are and strive to help you claim compensation for your suffering. When you choose the Hains & Lewis team, we work efficiently to assess your situation and the influence it has had on your life. Should we decide there is a likelihood of success, we will assist in putting together a strong claim to achieve the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Our personal injury solicitors in Carmarthen can assist with matters such as:

  • Brain and head injuries
  • Fatal injuries
  • Accidents at work
  • Occupiers Liability claims
  • Road traffic accidents

Wills, trusts and probate

Disputes over Wills, trusts and probate can occur for a number of reasons, from the deceased person dying intestate (meaning they had no valid Will) to disputes over the administration of an estate. There is a limited timeframe for these types of disputes, so it is advised to seek legal advice at the earliest intervention.

Our Carmarthen Wills, trusts and probate dispute solicitors understand how emotionally challenging these types of disputes can be. We strive to deliver a service that is empathetic while achieving the outcome you desire.

Our Carmarthen solicitors can provide assistance on all types of Wills, trusts and probate issues, including:

  • Challenges to the validity of a will
  • The effect of undue influence
  • Disputes arising from homemade wills
  • Advising vulnerable people making wills
  • Issues arising from the administration of Trusts and Estates
  • Disputes between trustees, beneficiaries and others
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

Money and debts

When someone owes you money and is not paying their debt, it can feel extremely frustrating and potentially be detrimental to your personal life. These situations can leave you with financial difficulties and impact mental wellbeing. If you have spent time and energy chasing debts with no results, it’s crucial to seek advice and assistance from a debt recovery solicitor.

We always aim to find the most cost-effective solution to your debt recovery matter. Following your request for our support, our solicitors will initially provide advice on the available approaches, including drafting an effective pre-action letter. In most instances, an official letter threatening court action will prompt debtors to quickly repay but should this not provide an outcome, our solicitors can guide you through the next available steps.

Our money and debt solicitors in Carmarthen have expertise in matters such as:

  • Drafting and sending a pre-action letter
  • Debt recovery court proceedings
  • Enforcement following a decision made by the court, including bailiffs, charging orders and third-party debt orders

Boundary and neighbour disputes

Disputing with a neighbour has the potential to be extremely stressful and upsetting. For this reason, no matter the circumstances or impact it is having, it is important to have matters quickly resolved. Doing so ensures they do not escalate further, causing more disruption to your and your family’s lives.

Our dispute resolution lawyers in Carmarthen will take the time to carefully understand your situation and the type of impact it is implementing on you and anyone else you live with. The team at Hains & Lewis always attempt to resolve problems without the need to step into a courtroom. We have comprehensive skills and knowledge in all aspects of ADR methods, including those of private negotiation and mediation.

Our solicitors in Carmarthen can assist with boundary and neighbour disputes, including:

  • Boundary disputes
  • Party wall disputes
  • Rights of way disputes
  • Right to light disputes
  • Trespass
  • Adverse possession (‘squatters’ rights’)
  • Nuisance and anti-social behaviour claims

To learn more about our assistance with our boundary and neighbour dispute, see here.

Employment disputes

Most of us spend the vast majority of our lives working, so suffering from an employment dispute can be extremely stressful and impact various areas of your life, from mental health to your finances. If you are suffering from an employment dispute, a solicitor can provide specialist advice and practical guidance.

Our solicitors have a broad scope of knowledge about all aspects of employment law and various employment disputes. With our assistance, you can be confident that our solicitors will carefully listen to your situation and provide advice that protects your employee rights and helps to resolve your dispute.

Our employment dispute solicitors in Carmarthen have expertise on matters that include but are not limited to:

  • Employment contract disputes
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Discrimination
  • Bullying and harassment

Local dispute resolution resources for Carmarthen

Carmarthen County Court and Family Court

This county court handles matters including bankruptcy and money claims.

Please see the GOV.UK website for further information regarding this county court.

Carmarthen Citizens Advice

Carmarthen citizens advice can provide free and confidential advice and support for those impacted by personal disputes, including information regarding rights and responsibilities.

Please see the Carmarthen Citizens Advice website for further information regarding their services.

Speak to our dispute resolution lawyers in Carmarthen

To arrange an initial consultation with our approachable and sympathetic dispute resolution solicitors in Carmarthen, please contact our Carmarthen office, or you can make an online enquiry, and we will get back to you quickly.

We also have local offices in Haverfordwest and Narberth if either of these is more convenient for you.