LMD Law is a law firm that is often described as a "virtual" law firm. Whilst we offer meeting rooms by appointment, the vast majority of our work is conducted online and by telephone. This means that we have kept costs and overheads as low as possible through simplicity and making use of some helpful technology. LMD Law is built to provide flexible, client focused, cost effective and, above all, high quality legal services to both businesses and individuals.
Lee Dowling set up LMD Law to deliver very accessible legal services, making the process of engaging with professional advisers as easy as possible for both individuals and business and building trust with clients.
Lee read for an LL.B. in Law at Durham University, graduating in 2005, before studying for a Masters Degree in Commercial Law at Northumbria University, which he completed in 2006. He then undertook vocational training and was Called to the Bar as a Barrister by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 2007. In 2009 Lee was admitted to practise as a solicitor after completing the Qualified Lawyers Transfer.
With strong practice experience at a number of law firms including as a Partner of a London law firm and Consultant Solicitor to a boutique City law firm, Lee is able to provide a wide range of expert legal advice and assistance to his clients. He has a proven track record of success, particular expertise and experience in civil and commercial disputes and litigation and his work has encompassed cases before the Court of Appeal, the High Court as well as the County Courts together with various Tribunals across several areas of law.
As well as Court representation and advocacy, Lee provides pragmatic and commercially sound specialist legal advice, consultation and assistance to both businesses and individuals in civil and commercial matters as well as on a range of additional contentious and non-contentious legal areas including commercial contracts, residential and commercial Landlord & Tenant, employment and Wills & Probate matters.
LMD Law focus is firmly on our clients’ interests and getting done the things you need, when you need them. To help us to achieve this we provide:
We make it as easy as possible to reach us and to use our services.
Much of our work can be completed without meeting face to face so to achieve this we provide many different ways to contact us at LMD Law from telephone and email, our website live chat facility and contact form to video conferencing using Skype.
When face to face, we use convenient and professional meeting spaces in Newcastle upon Tyne and frequently meet our clients at their business, and wherever we are needed. When appropriate we can travel further afield and have readily available access to meeting spaces located in many major towns and cities.
We also provide constant access to your important file documents using our convenient client portal to send secure messages and view correspondence, invoices and other important records 24/7.
We provide legal services at a reasonable and predictable price with the focus on producing better outcomes. LMD Law make use of agreed fixed fees and dividing cases, and payments, into stages wherever possible.
We encourage our clients to pay for legal services by credit or debit card and bank transfer. Using our online client portal, you can quickly view and pay invoices online.
Professional services are based on trust and communication and it is our goal to make these the most important aspects of interacting with LMD Law. We aim to be your first port of call when it comes to legal assistance far beyond the first instructions we receive or initial matter that we assist with.
LMD Law went beyond what was required or expected and supported me through what was a difficult time. The advice that Lee provided was practical and LMD Law secured a strong agreement when I was leaving my director position.
JW, Company Director
Employment Settlement Agreement Matter
Very pleased with quality of work. Excellent value.
SD, Online Retailer
Business Assistance Matter
Every aspect of our dealings with Lee has been first class and I would have no reservations or hesitation what-so-ever in, not only recommending Lee, but also making use of his services in the future.
GS, Health & Fitness Business Owner
Disputes & Litigation Matter
This was the first time our business has taken on a commercial property lease and Lee has been extremely helpful, providing guidance and support throughout. We will definitely be using LMD Law for our next London premises as we continue to expand.
MS, Director of Hair Salon Business
Commercial Property Lease Matter
Lee is very knowledgeable, took the time to fully understand my issue and provided me with clear information regarding my legal position. Really impressed.
Landlord & Tenant Matter
We had problems with a number of unpaid debts and disputes with our customers. LMD Law put together a package of measures to assist our business not only to recover debts owed to us and resolve the disputes but also to reduce such problems in the future. Lee created a new set of terms and conditions and advised on better practice and so far we have seen a huge improvement together with a reduction in the costs we were spending to try and fix issues.
DA, Online Retail Entrepreneur
Disputes & Litigation Matter
We asked LMD Law to assist in reviewing our business relationships with reseller partners and agents. Lee has helped our company to review and update its legal agreements. We have a strong working relationship with Lee and LMD Law which we look forward to continuing in the future.
RS, Director of Business Services Company
Business Assistance Matter