We are open and available to help.
Josiah Hincks Solicitors in Leicester are still available to help you.
Our offices are open and we are taking bookings for appointments. If you are attending any of our offices you will be required to wear a face mask. We can also offer video calls if that is easier/preferable. To see how we are operating safely at this time you can read about our safety measures below.
If you would like to contact a member of our team directly then you can find their contact details here:
What we do
Agricultural & Farming
From farm sales, supplier contracts, estate planning and disputes we are the NFU Legal Assistance Scheme’s Panel Lawyers. We act for farmers across Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.
Our friendly conveyancers help people move home, whether you’re a first time buyer or a multi-property buy to let landlord. We can help with remortgaging and we’re on every banks legal panel.
Financial Services Claims
We provide expert advice on the misselling of financial products, whether from a Bank in the form of mis-sold loans and related products, to a financial advisor recommending a pension transfer or dodgy investments.
Litigation & Disputes
Fighting your corner to get the best result for you or your business, we can help with litigation, mediation, arbitration at County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. All types of contract and negligence claims pursued and defended.
Protect your business from attacks on the company. From criminal prosecutions & driving offences to trading standards and regulatory matters, our experienced business crime solicitors can help.
We advise both employers and employees on employment law. From drafting contracts and handbooks, advising on restrictive covenants, to disciplinary and dismissals, redundancy and settlement agreements.
Leading solicitors in Leicester for Intellectual Property matters, such as trademark registration, infringement and passing off, copyright, domain name disputes and selling online.
Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
Get the compensation you deserve, from minor accidents and injuries, to high value complex clinical negligence claims. We’ll usually act on a “no win no fee” basis.
Company & Partnership
We advise on all company law and partnership matters, from setting up your business, drafting commercial agreements, to selling the business and insolvency matters.
Family & Divorce
Our experienced family lawyers can help you with your family legal issues, from separation and divorce, childcare and access, violence in the home, to sorting out your finances.
Landlord & Tenant
We act for landlords big and small. Whether you’re renting out your second home or have a large portfolio of property. We help with residential and commercial properties, including SIPP/SASS property purchases.
Wills, Trusts and Probate
Our Wills and Probate lawyers can help you draft a Will, get a Lasting Power of Attorney or deal with a loved ones estate after death. We can also help by planning your estate to minimise inheritance tax liability.
A fantastic, growing, dynamic firm of solicitors in Leicester who strive to maintain our reputation for excellent service and specialist advice.
Our most recent client reviews
“I can’t really thank Emma Sharp enough for her support in our recent house sale and purchase. She was always helpful on the phone and quick to respond to emails. We had some issues in the chain with solicitors who weren’t particularly responsive or helpful, but Emma battled through and got everything exchanged in the nick of time for our fixed move date. She is fantastic and I would recommend her to anyone.” – 13/07/2020
“Very satisfactory – Excellent service especially in view of the current Pandamic Covid 19. Always available to answer any questions.” – 09/07/2020
“Friendly and professional.” – 08/07/2020
“Their help in re-writing our wills was first class – friendly, professional and efficient. Would have no hesitation in recommending.” – 04/07/2020
“Very helpful, especially as I was a first time buyer so everything was explained to me really well. Will be using JH again in the future. Thanks Sue!” – 01/07/2020
“Very friendly professional team. Dealt with my conveyancing needs, and made it such a simple and easy process. They went the extra mile and pushed it through quickly as I had a special need for a quick move. Very reasonable price, with no hidden costs added on unexpectedly. Was able to make contact without any issue when I had a query, and always got a quick response from any emailed queries. Much better than other companies I’ve used in the past, and I will certainly be using again in the future should I have a need for their offered services. Special thanks to Sue Oswell, at the Syston branch.” – 18/06/2020
“Emma Sharpe and her team at Josiah Hincks made purchasing our new house (during lockdown!) a really easy and straightforward process. Had excellent and responsive service from Emma and she was always willing to discuss any questions. Worked on a fixed fee basis which was a huge peace of mind. Would recommend and use them again. Brilliant.” – 19/06/2020
“Both the ladies I have dealt with at Josiah Hincks were not only very efficient but very friendly and helpful. This has been my first experience of a local solicitors since I moved up here sixteen years ago, and I am so glad they were suggested to me by another local solictors who were not able to help me with my initial request.” – 18/06/2020
“Natalie dealt with updating my Will in a very professional and efficient way, especially considering the current difficult situation. Extremely pleased and will certainly use again should circumstances dictate.” – 18/06/2020
“The service provided for the conveyance of selling and buying property was very professional yet in a friendly way. Any queries were always dealt with in a timely manner and we were kept informed. The price quoted was very reasonable and no hidden costs. Overall excellent service. Thank you.” – 17/06/2020
The Status of Standstill Agreements in Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975 Claims after Cowan v Foreman
What is an Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 Claim? The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the Act”) allows certain classes of people to challenge a Will because the Will did not make reasonable financial provision for them. It is usually a spouse or child who is cut out ofApril 20, 2021
How do I get a divorce? This is a question often asked by those going through marital breakdown. You can make the application yourself, or you can instruct solicitors to do this for you. It can be done as a paper application through the post, orApril 7, 2021
Can I change the terms of the Will of someone who has died? Lucy Court | Solicitor We often get asked the question of whether the Will of somebody can be changed once they have passed away. A Will is of course a highly confidential document and can only be alteredMarch 23, 2021
Shaking Hands on a Deal Why would a vintage tractor be a handy reminder of the need to ensure your contracts are appropriately entered into? The tractor in question is the Ferguson TE20, the little grey Fergie to many in the farming community, but did you know that it’s inventor, Harry Ferguson, was once embroiledMarch 15, 2021
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