Gorvins Solicitors

Gorvins Solicitors; Helping YOU…While you help others

Gorvins Solicitors have acted for the police, its officers, personnel and families for more than 20 years. We are experts in all aspects of police family law and provide an unrivalled service which gets to know you and your specific situation.

From divorce and separation issues (including disputes over children, financial matters and police pensions) to residential property and helping you plan your will for the future, you can rest assured Gorvins will provide professional and personal advice to you.


Legal services available:

As a benefit of your Federation membership, you have access to a wide range of comprehensive legal advice from our team of dedicated and specialist solicitors.

These include:

  • Discounted Conveyancing and Residential Property;
  • Employment Law;
  • Family Law;
  • Personal Injury Claims;
  • Wills, Trusts & Probate matters.

Your Force representative

Gwent’s dedicated force representative from Gorvins is Sally Leaman who is partner and Head of Family Law. Sally has a wealth of experience in family law and is committed to providing proactive and constructive advice to her clients. As a member of Resolution Sally has particular expertise in:

  • Financial settlements arising from divorce/dissolution and separation
  • Complex settlements involving substantial assets, business interests, trust assets and assets abroad
  • Disputes regarding the arrangements for children
  • Police pensions on divorce
  • Cohabitation disputes
  • Domestic violence matters.
To speak to Sally you can call on 0845 6347 999, e-mail or visit your dedicated force page at

 Slater & Gordon Lawyers, formerly Russell Jones & Walker

Slater & Gordon Lawyers, formerly Russell Jones & Walker, have acted for the Police Federation and its members for over 50 years.  As a benefit of your Federation membership you have access to a comprehensive legal service. Our specialist solicitors have expert knowledge of issues facing police officers including:

If you need advice then you should contact your Federation representative in the first instance who will put you in contact with our nearest office.

If you need emergency advice on Criminal matters, our solicitors can be contacted directly out of hours on 0800 908 977.

S&G, formerly RJW, also has a free legal helpline available to you and your partner, offering free initial legal advice on personal legal matters. Call 0845 601 1907 to speak to one of our legal experts.

Please note that Russell Jones & Walker Solicitors became Slater & Gordon Lawyers on 11th February 2013, however our commitment to the Police Federation and its members has not changed.

Property Law

Slater & Gordon

We deal with all aspects of residential Freehold and Leasehold conveyancing, including re-mortgaging, transfers of equity and equity release schemes. This can be a daunting process, no matter what the property law transaction.

We pride ourselves on making your transaction run as smoothly and as stress free as possible. Real Estate advice is a core strength and business support function of the firm provided by the Property Department of Slater & Gordon Lawyers.

We undertake all types of property work including:

  • Commercial property
  • Residential property
  • Property licensing

We aim to find practical and innovative solutions and to meet all of our client's objectives, whether matters are resolved through arbitration, litigation, negotiating a favourable settlement or other means.

We do not follow any one style of dispute resolution, but instead tailor our style according to the client's objectives. Working with our clients we provide a cost-effective service with realistic, creative and commercial advice. You can be assured that we are at the forefront of any changes in the law and are best placed to protect the rights of clients we represent

The team is led by the head of property, Peter Klim, a partner whose approach and expertise is highly regarded by our long standing institutional and corporate clients ranging from amongst others, small private companies to large well known out of town retailers and private individuals.

Contact us today to talk about your Property issue with one of our specialist property solicitors

Please call 0800 916 9083, email Our property solicitors operate across the country and can offer immediate and accessible representation anywhere in the UK.

Visit the Slater & Gordon Property web site at

Free Wills from Slater and Gordon, formerly Russell Jones and Walker

Slater and Gordon Wills

100% Discounted Wills for Police Federation members from Russell Jones & Walker, part of Slater & Gordon lawyers

Slater & Gordon, formerly Russell Jones and Walker, in conjunction with the Police Federation, is offering members a web-based facility to make their will online via S & G's website.

Start your Will online

‘Document Only’ Will

  • A basic, straightforward Will you can complete online
  • Just fill in the online questionnaire, print out your Will and have it witnessed.
  • RRP: £49.00 (single) or £79.00 (pair)

Claiming your Police Federation discount

In order to receive your Will, you are required to register on our site and purchase your Will using the online shopping system.

At the checkout, enter your force discount code. The discount will be applied to the final purchase price.


Complex Wills

If you have complex requirements or would prefer to speak to an advisor, please contact Slater & Gordon’s Wills team on 0845 601 1908.

Complex or offline Wills may incur a charge, however discounts are available to Police Federation members. Speak to your Wills advisor for more details.

Slater & Gordon police family law

Slater and Gordon Family Law

Slater & Gordon Lawyers, formerly Russell Jones & Walker, are the ONLY nationwide team of family lawyers with over 15 solid years’ experience of dealing with complex police divorce cases involving pensions.

The team cover matrimonial and family law matters across the whole of England and Wales and not only have great experience with general family law but have specialist expertise in assisting police federation members and police personnel. Each one of the team has undergone an intense training programme ensuring they are fully familiar with every aspect of police culture, pay, pensions and shift patterns essential to ensure the best result for their clients.

We offer free initial advice, fixed fees & discounted rates for all Police Federation members, police personnel and staff. Please visit our website to find details of your family law representative.

T:  0808 175 7710

Please note that Russell Jones & Walker Solicitors became Slater & Gordon Lawyers on 11th February 2013, however our commitment to the Police Federation and its members has not changed.

Personal injury on or off duty - ClaimLine from Slater & Gordon, formerly Russell Jones and Walker

PF Claimline’s personal injury lawyers have recovered over £29 million in damages for police officers and their families in the last three years.

If you are injured on or off duty, you can start your claim for personal injury through PF Claimline. Your family is also covered if they suffer an injury, even if it’s in a separate incident.

PF Claimline is one of the benefits of being a Police Federation member. Whether you win or lose your claim you will not be charged and you keep 100% of any compensation won.

PF Claimline’s personal injury lawyers are specialists in all types of accident, and police incidents in particular including:

  • Training incidents
  • Road traffic accidents involving police vehicles
  • Animal handling incidents
  • Health & safety claims

To start a claim call 0800 9171 999 or visit our site at

 W & G Solicitors

Watkins & Gun Solicitors are an awarding-winning South Wales law firm with offices in Pontypool, Newport and Cardiff.

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 Howells Solicitors

Howells Solicitors and particularly Richard Scott were praised in the recent Legal 500 publication regarding our work with Police Officers and their family law matters. The publication highlighted Richard’s specialist knowledge when dealing with the Police Pension Scheme.

Legal 500 2018

(The Legal 500 publication provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms, Lawyers, Attorneys, Advocates, Solicitors and Barristers).

Family Law – Cardiff
2nd Tier firm

Howells Solicitors provides a 'highly professional and personable service' across the panoply of family law matters from public/private child law matters through to high-net-worth divorces. Team head Richard Scott has a particular niche advising police officers on their divorces and has developed true insight into the peculiarities and complexities inherent in police pensions. A good deal of Scott's work in this respect comes from instructions derived from the firm's position on the South Wales and Gwent police federations' approved panel. In addition to his police force work, Scott also handles a wide spectrum of family law matters including cases relating to complicated financial proceedings involving foreign assets, children cases and prenuptial agreements.

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 D W Harris Solicitors

The Gwent Police Federation is proud to be associated with David W Harris & Co Solicitors

David W Harris & Co has a huge amount of experience in representing police officers following personal injury incidents and claiming compensation for the injuries caused. Have you been involved in a POLAC that was not your fault? On or off duty, give David W Harris & Co a call to see if you can claim compensation.

"I have now dealt with D.W.Harris for three separate claims and the service I’ve had has always been outstanding. On two occasions I was rammed by stolen cars and the other was by an uninsured driver.

David W Harris & Co are specialist personal injury lawyers in the South of Wales area.

Accidents can happen in all sorts of places and in many different ways:

  • Accidents at work;
  • Road accidents (for drivers, passengers and pedestrians);
  • Accidents in the street;
  • Accidents at home;
  • Accidents on someone else’s property

If you have had an accident within the last 3 years and suffered injury, you are entitled to claim compensation as long as the accident was not your fault.

There are many organisations offering to help you make a personal injury claim – why use David. W. Harris & Co.:

  • our costs promise

    We will get the other side to pay the legal costs, not you. If you lose the claim you do not pay any fees. Not one penny.

  • no deductions

    You keep 100 % of the compensation we recover for you.

  • our claims experience

    Over the last 25 years our team of specialist lawyers have recovered millions of pounds in compensation for clients.

  • we are local

    We have offices in Pontypridd, Talbot Green and Pencoed. Home Visits can be arranged throughout South Wales.

  • Maximum compensation

    Our team of friendly and approachable lawyers will work with you to ensure you recover what you are entitled to.

  • No salesman – just solicitors

    Our Lawyers are specialists with a wealth of experience in dealing with personal injury claims of all types. We have solicitors who are members of APIL (The Association for Personal Injury Lawyers) and the Law Society Personal Injury Panel.

  • Trust

    We are solicitors with a proven track record. We've been undertaking personal injury work for 25 years and have built up a loyal client base. The majorty of our work is obtained from recommendations. In short, you can trust us. We will work for you to ensure that your compensation claim is maximised.

  • Claiming Compensation following an Assault

    If you have suffered injury as a result of being assaulted within the last 2 years and you have reported the matter to the Police, then we can help you in obtaining compensation from the Government for your injuries through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Scheme. Unfortunately, different cost rules apply in respect of claims being pursued through the CICA but we are able to advise you about how much pursuing your claim will cost. If you think you may be able to make such a claim then please contact us to discuss.

  • What next?

    If you think you have a claim contact one of our specialist personal injury team or just visit our web site at: