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Who we are

At Lester Aldridge, we are proud of our reputation and history. We can trace our origins back to 1796 and have grown to be one of the largest law firms in the South, with a national reputation in many areas of law. As well as our Bournemouth head office, we also have offices in Southampton and London, meaning we can offer our clients city expertise at regional rates.

We are known for our ability to offer top-quality advice in a straightforward way, making us accessible and easy to deal with, on a regional, national and international basis.

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We believe that every client has their own unique requirements and we tailor our ways of working by thoroughly understanding their business or personal circumstances.

We believe that through listening to our client’s needs, concerns and expectations that we can deliver a solution that is innovative, realistic and delivers the optimal result for our client.

We understand the importance of giving our clients a high-quality service and are proud to be recognised for this by The Law Society‘s Lexcel accreditation since 2007, the legal practice quality mark for client care, compliance and practice management. Please click here if you would like to learn more about the certification.

View our Lexcel England and Wales AMV1 re-accreditation certificate here.

Lester Aldridge also has ISO 27001 certification for its information security management systems across the firm’s three offices in Bournemouth, Southampton and London. ISO 27001 is the international standard for information security that provides guidelines for businesses on implementing the best information security policies and procedures. It provides a range of controls and compliance obligations to be deployed within an organisation to manage its information assets and allows external assessment to assist in verifying the effectiveness of those controls.

The firm has also achieved ISO 14001 certification, a globally acknowledged framework for environmental management systems (EMS). This certification demonstrates that Lester Aldridge has established and maintains an effective environmental management system to reduce environmental impact and promote sustainability. It reflects the firm’s commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices, focusing on making a positive difference in the legal industry and the community it serves.

Our Values

We value:

  1. Our Clients

    Our clients are at the centre of everything we do. We will commit to our clients’ objectives by working in partnership with them to deliver high-quality legal solutions through providing exceptional service levels.

  2. Our People

    Our people are key to the success of our business. We will treat each other with respect, fairness, loyalty, professionalism and integrity. We will recognise contribution and foster career development opportunities based on merit.

  3. Teamwork

    We recognise the importance of a collaborative approach to our work so that we achieve successful results. We will share skills, knowledge, expertise and opportunities and build lasting relationships.

  4. Progressiveness

    We want everyone to strive to deliver optimal results and be at the forefront of change. We understand and are responsible for our respective roles and contribution to both our clients and the firm as a whole.

You can view our Anti-slavery and human trafficking policy here.


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