• I am very pleased with the outcome of my noise induced hearing loss claim. We were kept informed with every aspect in a friendly and professional manner. I would have no hesitation in recommending yourselves to family and friends, or anyone! Thank you most sincerely.

    Mr L Timpson from Manchester
  • To Keira, I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to for your excellent professional service.  I am very impressed.  I would definitely recommend you and Michael Lewin solicitors to my friends and family, Thank you so much for everything.

    T Samad
    T Samad
  • I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for an outstanding service. Your speed and professionalism have been impressive and the good will gesture is much appreciated.

    Chris Rivers
    Chris Rivers Chris Rivers Landscapes Limited
  • Michael Lewin were really understanding and listened. Despite me having no injury, I did have a brand new car that I thought might have been effected. I wanted to be listened to and Michael Lewin Solicitors were reassuring and confident that they could help me.   If you have invested a lot of money on a new car through no fault of your own you’ve had an accident but not injured yourself, if your car has been repaired it will not have the same value it had prior to the accident. You have a right to claim that money back. Approach someone who will take you seriously. I was curious and followed this up, and was really happy to know that it could be done.

    Mr Bangi
  • Melanie Taylor was great. She informed me of everything and was very, very helpful. She is a credit to your company.

    Mr K. Fortis-Carter
  • I attended a JSM yesterday in Leeds at which Roisin Paterson was present. I had taken out a personal injury claim against my employer, the Home Office, for which Roisin was my legal representative accompanied by the lawyer she instructed. My own observation is that Roisin has provided me with invaluable legal expertise and advice and throughout a three year period she has not only kept me informed but also fully involved allowing me to make informed decisions and when doing so being aware of the consequences and likely outcomes. I believe her calm and sensitive  behaviour belies a steely determination and resilience to deliver the best value for her client and in my instance this was achieved. At times I can be rather combative but Roisin was able to deal with any volatile emotions without losing sight of her brief and always in a professional and considered manner. I doubt I could have coped with the obfuscation, delays and deliberate prevarication my employer used without her. She was able to provide re- assurance when necessary but more importantly helped me focus on the achievable rather than the wishful. Roisin is an absolute credit to your organisation and her profession. I would have no hesitation in strongly recommending her to others. I am so grateful to her and thankful that I chose Michael Lewin as my legal representative.

    Mr J M
    Mr J M
  • I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you so very much for the excellent work that you have done on my behalf. Your tenacity and the way in which you have kept me up to date throughout this long process is a credit to you and to your company. I hope that they appreciate the person they have working on their behalf. Once again thank you very much.

    Mr R Rose
  • Thank you so much for your help and supportive guidance through what was a difficult time for me. You were in regular contact with me by phone which I greatly appreciated. You always kept me informed, up to date with progress and provided excellent advice. I would have no hesitation in using you again and recommending you to my friends.

    Paul James FCCA
  • From the outset of first contacting Michael Lewin their professionalism in every aspect of the process was flawless and courteous. Customer service at the highest level. I had never experienced the event of going to court and this was made all the more easier by the utter trust in my case from the company personnel dealing with it, which in turn gave me the capability and confidence to face the ‘enemy’. I would recommend Michael Lewin to anyone in need of their excellent professionalism and customer service.

  • Ian provided straightforward and practical employment law advice to me and was of tremendous help during a stressful time. He is willing to go that extra mile for his clients and he is able to see “the bigger picture” and able to find solutions to complex legal issues. I highly recommend Ian and would certainly instruct him again, should the need arise

    Stephen C
  • I was first introduced to Ian when I required urgent advice on a very serious and unpleasant employment issue. The introduction was not what I wished, as my insurers had insisted that I use a solicitor of their choice rather than seek advice from the firm which I had previously used for all my private work. However, in spite of my unwillingness, Ian quickly won me over with a combination of professionalism, an ability to listen well and very sound advice. He is an excellent lawyer to work with, and is ideally suited to employment issues; he displays a sensible degree of controlled aggression allied to a very commercial approach to reaching a good settlement. He knows the law well and has the courage to apply that knowledge firmly to his client’s advantage. He also does as he says he will do – letters are drafted, schedules prepared and calls returned in a timely manner. In all, Ian is a pleasure to work with and inspires confidence at a time when his client is often under considerable personal and professional pressure. I have recommended Ian’s services to friends and colleagues and shall continue to do so.

    Former Company Secretary of a large PLC based in Leeds
  • I only had to tell Ian Abel something once, I realise that now – he has the ability to dissect all the facts out of a long and in my case repetitive story. He did this without making me feel silly, insignificant or overemotional. His professional but empathic manner was refreshing and encouraging. He gave detailed advice along with options, strength, self-worth and direction, in a time when I was too emotional and stressed to find any of them myself. He completely took the emotion out of the situation and made me concentrate on the facts. In doing this he gave me the strength to continue and see my dispute through. His knowledge and ability to guide you in the correct manner with constant support in and out of normal working hours was priceless to me. A true gentleman, an ardent listener but above all a top class solicitor. I without hesitation would urge anyone struggling in the workplace to trust in Ian Abel.

    Jennie Hornbuckle
  • The level of advice and help I have received from Anthony Fox has been outstanding. He has been the only person I have been dealing with and I spoke to him before I was actually dismissed. The advice I received about the procedures I should follow and what an employer is legally obliged to do would later prove to be vital in being able to make a claim and be successful with that claim. He has always been available to give me advice and explain all the legal jargon in terms that were very easy to understand. This has made the whole experience easy and stress free, he is a credit to Michael Lewin Solicitors and a true professional.

    Mr S
  • I was made redundant at the end of September and felt it was done in a rather underhand way so was interested to know if I had a claim against the Company. I had tried local Solicitors in the area but they weren’t interested or very expensive. I had seen the adverts on TV for accidents at work for no fee no win so thought I would go on Google to see if there were any Solicitors that would do the same thing for Employment claims and Michael Lewin Solicitors was the first one on the list with no win no fee. I contacted them straight away and told them about my redundancy and they were happy to take my claim on. They were so helpful and kept me informed through out my claim. I would recommend them to any of my friends and will use them again if I have need of a Solicitor as they were excellent.

    Malcolm de la Hogue Moran
  • I have worked with Richard Coulthard of Michael Lewin Solicitors with my case regarding my ex employer since January 2012 and would highly recommend them as the service I received was of a very high standard. Richard was always friendly and helpful as were the office staff and Barrister that I also met with. I would have no hesitation in recommending to anyone who requires legal help.

    Mrs L Conifey, Durham
  • I would like to thank everybody involved in this matter. Special thanks to Danielle Lightfoot for her understanding of my frustration. Thanks. Your service was first class.

    RTA Client
  • Exceptional service. No complaints. Results were better than I initially anticipated. I am 100% satisfied.

    RTA Client
  • Your level of service is superb. In my opinion, no improvements necessary!

    RTA Client
  • Charlotte Harman was very efficient, helpful and kept me aware of what was happening. Thank you.

    RTA Client
  • I found Emma Davison very easy to talk to and I wouldn’t hesitate to get in touch with her if I need advice through having an accident or anything that needs sorting. Thank her very much for her help.

    RTA Client
  • Dear Jessica Thompson. I don’t think I can thank you enough for the help in my work related stress claim. Technically I know you are doing your job,but it was so nice and reassuring especially with my first contact with you, to have someone I could talk to, someone who I could sense was with me and on my side with a sense of the appalling treatment I had received. With your help I could return to a more stress free life and new job knowing my case was still being pursued  without my life being taken over, as it had been since 2011, and all this help from my wife picking up the free Metro paper on the bus one morning. Your advert does work and if I or any of my friends are in need of any assistance, legally,in the future I can assure you that I or they will definitely contact you. If any local or national press are interested in my story I would love so much to entertain them into the despicable actions of my former employers. I will close by wishing you Jessica your family and all your work colleagues the very best for the future and if you are ever in or near Hexham please get in touch, I owe you a very large drink. Thanks again

    Steve Kane
  • Mr Coulthard took to represent me in a case that was complicated but resulted in a favourable resolution.  Mr Coulthard  always acted on my behalf with no bias. I provided instructions and he responded in a timely manner. Mr Coulthard explained the law to me clearly and in concise fashion with no bias. His kindness and concern helped me in my recovery to which I’m very grateful.

    Stress Client
  • Thank you Jessica for your continued support, kindness and empathy throughout a very difficult time, which I will always remember with gratitude.  Your hard work, attention to detail and ability to collate relevant information from vast amounts of documentation is second to none; all completed in a timely manner.  You treated me with respect right from the start and never failed me throughout the whole process, continually impressing me.  I was kept up to date every step of the way in an efficient, professional, clear and courteous manner, with the added bonus of a caring, personal touch.  All culminating in a successful result and a substantial settlement.  You are a credit to Michael Lewin Solicitors and I wish you well.

    Laura Carr
  • Given that I had never encountered this situation before I had a lot of questions about the procedure, etc resulting in numerous contracts with you. Even though this must have interrupted your workflow & thought pattern you gave the impression I was receiving your undivided, exclusive attention at all times. The guidance & support you provided was greatly appreciated during what was a troublesome & traumatic 8 months (from the submission of my claim to the verdict of the Remedy Hearing). Then when it came to my representation by Barrister at the hearings you had 4 contacts that were highly suitable, reasonably priced, for me to choose from. The one I picked did a first rate job & I could not have been in better hands. I would happily recommend you & your firm to anyone. Thanks so much again.

    Cliff Shirley
  • I would like to thank you for your knowledge, support and the manner in which you dealt with my claim as quickly as possible – knowing full well the other party works to their own time scales – I truly couldn’t have done it without you and would without hesitation recommend your services to others.

    Mr I Tagg
  • I would like to thank Katie Bell who did a really great job on my case. She kept me informed and really fought to get me the best deal. Thank you Katie.

    Gwendoline Turley
  • What a fantastic result! Thank you so much for negotiation a fair settlement. I will recommend you to any friends who have had trouble with airlines.

    Katie Winslade
  • Thank you for representing us very successfully in the compensation claim for our delayed flight and the cheque £ 359.43 enclosed in your last letter. We will pass on your details to our family & friends if they find themselves in the same situation as us in future.

    Dr. Vera Antao
  • I approached Michael Lewin Solicitors at a very difficult and stressful time for me personally. My initial enquiry was handled by a very helpful, patient and pleasant lady over the phone, who took brief details. I then received a call from Crystal Bolton Employment Solicitor who I found to be non-judgemental, dedicated, truthful and friendly, using her expert knowledge of employment law to guide me. Nothing was too much trouble for her, including having to go over things several times when I was getting stressed. I was pleased with the support provided and the polite manner in which all my enquiries were handled and would use Michael Lewin Solicitors again.

    Carol Groves
  • Hi John, Just wanted to say thank you for helping with my case and finally getting things moving along. I think you have been a great help and made it easy for me to understand and kept me informed. The cheque has arrived so thank you for all your hard work.

  • During my period of trauma I could rely on Michael Lewin Solicitors to fight my case for me. They were helpful, advisable and discussed what was going on with everything that was happening. Richard Coulthard was the solicitor that was fighting my case and he was brilliant. I can easily say that I trusted Richard with the case and he did a very good job in getting me compensation for my claim.  I would like to say thank you to Richard and Michael Lewin Solicitors for brilliant service, 10/10. If i were to ever need a solicitor I would contact Michael Lewin Solicitors without fail. Each time I spoke to Richard he was informative, kind and very professional; he earned my trust. I felt comfortable when leaving the claim in his hands and contacting the other side. As a whole, I can guarantee that Michael Lewin Solicitors are trustworthy, professional and comforting.

    David William Mansell
  • I contacted Richard Coulthard at Michael Lewin Solicitors as I had been subjected to bullying and harassment at work, which resulted in sickness due to work related stress and ultimately my resignation. I found Mr Coulthard to be extremely professional, being both candid and approachable at all times – a true expert in a complex field of litigation. His knowledge and expertise secured me a most favourable outcome for which I am very gratefulMrs CS

    Mrs CS
  • Many thanks to Jessica Thompson and Michael Lewin Solicitors for taking my case and for the success that I have had. My case was dealt with professionally from beginning to end. It had been ten year of enduring the unfair treatment, harassment and bullying from the manager and team leader. When I saw the advertisement in the news paper I decided to call to see if you would take on my case and was very happy when you agreed to take it on. As a result of you taking my case things have changed at the work place, as the then manager has now been removed and the team leader has now been stopped form bullying, harassing and treating me unfairly. Thanks Michael Lewin Solicitors I could not have had the success without you taking on my case as I was not able to find the fees upfront. Things are much better now at work and I am now moving on with my life.

    Ann Addison
  • During a very difficult time whilst being mistreated by my employer during my pregnancy and maternity leave, I came across contact details for Michael Lewin Solicitors. From the very first conversation with Ian Abel, I knew that I was in the hands of a professional, straight talking and highly knowledgable solicitor, and this gave me the confidence to take my case forward. Ian guided me through every step of the process, giving advice as required and was always extremely approachable and accessible, returning calls promptly and keeping me updated. The positive outcome that was achieved on my behalf by Ian of Michael Lewin Solicitors enabled me to move on from the ordeal, and I would highly recommend them for any employment matter. Thanks for your help and support

    Amanda Syverson
  • I have dealt with Crystal concerning employment issues and descrimination. She has offered me advice in a professional, yet easy to understand way. I have found her to be efficient when dealing with me by email or over the telephone and I found her to be friendly. I would recommend Michael Lewin Solicitors for employment advice and guidance and definitely would recommend Crystal personally

    Lorraine Jones
  • We recently contacted your solicitors regarding a potential no win no fee claim against our former employers. It was something we have never done before. We had no idea what to expect, how long it would take or even if the claim was worth pursuing. Crystal was upfront and explained everything to us, sometimes happily going over the same thing more than once! Her replies and correspondence were always prompt, polite and clear. We are extremely happy with the way that Crystal dealt with our claim and would happily recommend her services, especially to anyone unsure of the way the legal system works. Kind Regards Karen Lewis

    Karen Lewis
  • Employ more people like John James, he worked like a professional.

    Mr Gilbert - Truro
  • The Service I received from Sarah-Jane Newsam was the best I have ever had from any legal person I have ever received.

    Mr BD – Lincolnshire
  • Hi Jessica. Once again I should like to say how brilliant you have been throughout the whole process offering much needed reassurance at times. I would thoroughly recommend both you and your company to anyone who may require such services in the future. I am very happy with the final outcome. Once again, many thanks.

    Joanna Lake
  • A few months ago, I discovered Michael Lewin Solicitors at a critical juncture of my career.  I didn’t know where to turn to and was directed to Crystal Bolton who is an expert in employment law at Michael Lewin.  My work environment was negatively impacting my health and I needed urgent, concise, honest advice regarding my legal position.  Crystal called me the same day and discussed my workplace problems at length.  Crystal was very approachable, empathetic, personable, genuine to speak with and in an instant, I felt relaxed and confident of a solution.  After going through relevant documentation, Crystal provided me with all my options to address the situation.  I decided on one of those options and this became the turning point for my career resulting in resolution and an exciting new role.  My sincere thanks to Crystal who was there for me during that awful time, was backing me and was 100% reliable.  Should my family or friends need any legal advice, I can only suggest Crystal Bolton as she is not only a true professional who will provide a result and solution, but also a wonderful human being.  Thank You.

    Dr S
  • Crystal always provides a constructive approach to legal issues; she offers a balanced opinion, whilst maintaining her client’s interest. I would have no hesitation in recommending Crystal’s legal services. Many thanks

    Paul and Nadia
  • I was dismissed from my job several months ago, and needed some impartial advice on the process that had led to my dismissal and to enquire if there was anything legally I could do as I knew the process of dismissal was not carried out correctly. I consulted Michael Lewin Solicitors and received a call from Crystal Bolton, from the initial phone conversation Crystal was professional, approachable, knowledgeable, and had a warm and caring attitude. Michael Lewin Solicitors agreed to take on my case and believed from the information that I had provided we would win my case against my unfair dismissal. I dealt with Crystal through out the entire case, when ever I spoke to, or emailed Crystal I always had a reply, I would recommend Crystal Bolton to anyone. Crystal’s way of putting the legal language into a language I could understand and her knowledge of employment law, professionalism and reassurance given, gave me the encouragement I needed to pursue my case. I am pleased to say that we one the case, and would like to thank Crystal for her tireless effort and support in fighting this case on my behalf.

  • I contacted Michael Lewin Solicitors when I was unfairly made redundant. The company agreed to take on what I thought was a relatively straight forward claim against my previous employers. They immediately started to deal with my claim but when all the information was in their possession it appeared my claim wasn’t as clear cut as I had thought. However both Nicola and Ian continued to fight my corner and a settlement was swiftly agreed without the need to go to tribunal. I would not hesitate to recommend Michael Lewin Solicitors, they take their clients situations very seriously and do their utmost to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients. Thank you so much for everything you have done for me. Thank you once again for everything you have done.

    Julie Pearce
  • I would like to say thank you to you for taking on my case for unfair dismissal and winning. The help and advice I received from you was fantastic. I was very pleased on how quickly and efficiently you worked on my case. The communication and updates on the case from Ian were brilliant and I always felt he had my best interests at heart. I will definitely be recommending your company to my family and friends and would like you to put this email on your website for other people to read so they can see what a great job you do. A big thank you for everything you did for me and my case. Miss K

    Miss K
  • I contacted Michael Lewin solicitors on a no win no fee basis, looking for advice regarding an unfair dismissal from my former employer. I gave my details over the phone and within a few days I was contacted by a lady called Crystal. She understood exactly what my requirements were and without delay started the legal process. Crystal was able to explain all the technical jargon in a language that was easily understood. All emails were replied promptly, without delay, with all questions answered extensively. The advise Crystal gave was professional and ALWAYS in my best interest. It was nice to have someone on my side during a time that proved to be very difficult and stressful to say the least. The outcome achieved exceeded my expectations and I would without any hesitation recommend Crystal to any person finding themselves in my unfortunate position. Thank you once again Crystal for all your help. Mr Brown, Manchester.

    Mr Brown, Manchester
  • May I thank Michael Lewin Solicitors and in particular Ian Abel, who went above and beyond his duties in helping me achieve the best possible outcome regarding my settlement. Very approachable and kept me up to speed throughout. Well done Sir!

    John N, Manchester
  • From the outset of my case I was very impressed with the manner and professionalism I was dealt with, and any questions I had were always answered promptly and thoroughly. I would certainly recommend Michael Lewin to anyone who feels they have a complaint against their employer, especially when the employer is large organisation that ordinarily you would presume would be too big to fight, and I won! I would also like to add my thanks to Jessica Thompson who has had to deal with my many many questions but has always remained professional throughout.

  • I really am truly grateful for your help and extreme professionalism during the course of the claim and wish you all the best for the future. You (Jessica Thompson) are a massive asset to your company and would certainly recommend you to to anyone in the future.

    Ms Davenport, Hull
  • I found myself in an uncomfortable situation with my employer, a big corporate financial giant, which resulted in potential grounds for sustained discrimination. From the moment I contacted Michael Lewin Solicitors, I was heard and represented superbly and I quickly felt alleviated from the stress of the situation I found myself in. Ian Abel (Head of Employment) took immediate ownership of the case, showing such care, and sensitivity, while he determined the facts. Throughout the entire process he kept me well informed, ensuring I understood all the facts of the case completely. He always impressed, on every call. Ian is kind, efficient, clear, and, most importantly, very effective. A totally satisfactory settlement was reached in an amazingly short space of time, impressive work! Ian’s negotiation skills are exemplary and my case was closed just a month from employing his services. I would, without hesitation, recommend Michael Lewin Solicitors.

    Mr Jackson, Northumberland


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