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Swain in the News

August 2016

We were in the news! 100% compliance for our Lexcel Audit has been recognised by the local Newspaper The News Portsmouth.

You can read the full article here

 January 2016

Emma McClure of Swain & Co talks forensic mistakes and miscarriages of justice at a free event in Liverpool. This article was published in the Liverpool Echo. 

 July 2014

Our family mediation service held on to a specialist quality mark that is given to firms which help and support separated families. This is reported in The News Portsmouth on 8th July 2014.

Samantha Lee, our family mediator, commented how proud she is that we hold the 4Children quality mark. It was launched in 2013 to demonstrate organisation's commitment to helping separated parents collaborate in the best interests of their children.

Samantha commented, "Children can easily be harmed in the process of separation so by focusing on their best interests and practices we can keep children settled and affected as little as possible."

June 2014

Swain & Co former Criminal Law specialist Emma Smith showed our Courts to French law students. Published in Postcode Publications.

Ooh Law Law

Ooh Law Law

June 2014

Swain & Co have announced several new appointments within the firm. Published in Postcode Publications.

New appointments within the firm

June 2014

Swain & Co staff supported a cancer charity event by wearing wigs and raised £70.68 for the charity. Published in Postcode Publications

Wig Wednesday charity event

June 2014

Legal aid award finalist article published in Postcode Publications.

Legal Aid award finalist


May 2014

Swain & Co staff wear an array of colorful hairpieces to raise cash for Wig Wednesday cancer charity.

The recognition was in The News, Portsmouth on 30th of May 2014.

October 2013

We are recognised in the prestigious Legal 500 publication for our Civil Liberties and Human Rights work:

Our Civil Liberties and Human Rights listing in the London Legal 500 can be seen here.

The comments are as follows:

"Swain & Co Solicitors is ‘a leading firm within the field of prison law’. The ‘committed’ Sara-Jayne Pritt and ‘excellent advocate’ Dean Kingham are highly recommended."

May 2013

We have been shortlisted for Legal Aid Firm of the Year 2013 - Southampton's Daily Echo reports on the story on 29th May: The article can be viewed on the Daily Echo website here

Our clinical negligence team secure Sanika Ahmed the life changing treatment she needed. Reported widely in national press (BBC) and regional (The News Portsmouth).

Samantha Lee speaks to The News, Portsmouth regarding concerns to Legal Aid cuts to Family Law

Nicola Whitley, as member of Young Resolution West Sussex, raises money for Chichester Contact Centre

Fundraiser was carried out in December 2012, and the £1,700 cheque was presented to the centre on 17th May and reported in the Chichester Observer:

March 2013

Samantha Lee quoted in the Mirror regarding legal costs, divorce and mediation

Full article can be viewed on the Mirror's website

February 2013

Swain & Co Sleep Out for Homeless

Housing Solicitors at Swain & Co.'s Havant Office carried out a Sponsored Sleep Out to raise money for the Homeless through Two Saints and raised over £1800

August 2012

Abseil for Hampshire Autistic Society

Brave solicitors raised money for Hampshire Autistic Society by abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth. We raised over £2000.