FOLLOWING a successful launch day at the beginning of August, a new law firm has opened its doors in Durham to help customers deal with domestic and commercial property matters.

Although only 29, Dale Lever made the decision to set up Lever Law Solicitors after he identified the need for his services in the Durham area.

Along with four colleagues he opened his offices in Pelaw Leazes Lane, close to the city centre, to provide services covering a wide spectrum of specialised legal matters such as commercial and residential conveyancing; company law; elderly client care; wills; probate, and sport, media and entertainment law.

“I’ve always wanted to set up my own law practice, and the time was right to open in Durham,” says Dale.

“Durham is a fantastic place and our strong ties with the commercial market in the city makes it the ideal base for the company.

“We understand it is often difficult for clients to choose a solicitor, as most law firms offer a similar level of service, so we pride ourselves on going the extra mile. We offer our clients a higher level of service than they would usually expect by providing a personal approach in a friendly environment.

“We have a very experienced team ready to help clients with their legal issues – and they’ve been really busy since we opened our doors,” Dale adds.

Lever Law ensures all their charges are clear and transparent. Clients are informed what is, and what is not, included in the prices they’re quoted; which charges may be subject to VAT; and, where payments to others (known as disbursements) may be required together with what these fees are likely to be.

Clients are always given an indication as to the typical timescales and key stages involved in progressing matters on their behalf, while making it clear what factors may have a bearing on these timescales.

Clients will also be informed who will be dealing with matters on their behalf, to give them the confidence and reassurance of knowing they have the necessary skills, expertise and experience needed to ensure the firm provides an outstanding service.

Lever Law Solicitors can be found just off Durham’s river banks, a short walk from the city centre and train station.

The firm has designated free parking bays for clients, wheelchair access and bike storage.

For more information, visit leverlaw.co.uk.