Lee Dawkins

Over the past 30 years Lee has overseen the expansion of the firm’s litigation department. He developed our personal injury and clinical negligence teams, creating various niche areas that now enjoy a national profile. He pioneered contentious probate, setting up one of the UK's leading inheritance dispute teams and established Slee Blackwell as a force within claimant professional negligence. He now works as the firm's marketing partner.

The best personal injury solicitors in Exeter

If you are searching for ‘the best personal injury solicitors near me in Exeter’, then look no further, because Slee Blackwell has been ranked #1 Personal Injury Solicitors in Exeter*. The independent legal review website ranks solicitors according to the reviews it receives from clients who have used a firm in the last 12 months.

Dealing with an unresponsive executor

There are a number of legal options for dealing with an unresponsive executor. In this real-life case study we look at how we forced an executor, who for 15 years had refused to account to our client for his share of rental income on a property owned by the estate, to sell up and pay

Solicitor of the Year 2024

Award-winning solicitor James McNally has added to his collection of accolades by winning the 2024 DASLS Solicitor of the Year Award which was presented to him by TV’s Rob Rinder. James, who is widely known in the British media simply as ‘The Dog Bite Solicitor’, beat a highly competitive field of nominated lawyers. In their

The best conveyancing solicitors

Slee Blackwell has been ranked as the best conveyancing solicitors in North Devon Slee Blackwell’s conveyancing team has been ranked as the ‘Top Housing & Property Solicitors in North Devon’ by the independent legal review platform, ReviewSolicitors*. The ReviewSolicitors’ ranking is based on client reviews posted on the platform’s website. It also takes into account

Free medical negligence helpline

free legal helpline

We operate a free medical negligence helpline covering the whole of England and Wales. You can contact our medical negligence helpline for a free assessment of your case by calling us on freephone 0333 888 0404 or sending an email to us at [email protected]. Our team will be more than happy to have an informal

The Electronic Communications Code

If you are a landowner who is looking for legal advice on the Electronic Communications Code then our team is here to help. Call or email us for guidance. The Electronic Communications Code (“the Code”) governs the relationship between telecoms operators and landowners. The Code is a set of rights that are intended to facilitate

Inheritance wars lawyers

Following on from the popular Channel 5 series Inheritance Wars, here’s you chance to meet Slee Blackwell’s very own inheritance wars lawyers. When the Channel 5 programme aired it shone the spotlight on an often overlooked area of law. One that lawyers call ‘contentious probate law‘. Contentious probate law is a field that we specialise

Clinical negligence lawyers ranked in Chambers

Slee Blackwell clinical negligence lawyers ranked in Chambers Two members of our clinical negligence team have been featured in the 2024 edition of Chambers and Partners: Oliver Thorne and Caroline Webber-Brown. The publication is based on independent legal research and provides an insight into the sector’s leading lawyers. A Chambers ranking is the most recognisable

Recommended clinical negligence lawyer

Contact us for a free review of your clinical negligence claim.

Recommended contentious probate solicitors

If you are looking for recommended contentious probate solicitors in North Devon then Slee Blackwell are the firm for you. Simply call us on 01271 372128 or send an email to us at [email protected]