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About Alkers Solicitors

Serving clients in Poulton-le-Fylde, Blackpool & Preston for over 87 years


Established in 1937 as W & H Alker, we are a family-run firm with over eighty-seven years experience of civil litigation and the provision of reliable legal advice to clients Poulton-le-Fylde, Blackpool, Fleetwood, Preston and throughout the north west. As a result, we maintain a traditional set of customer service values, believing our clients should have access to their lawyer or solicitor whenever they require legal advice, updates or reassurance.

As our client, you’ll be provided with direct e-mail and telephone links to your specialist solicitor. This means you’ll never have to wait on hold while a receptionist tries to connect you; your legal specialist will be right there with you every step of the way.

Our principal solicitor, Derek Alker, qualified in 1973 and now spearheads a dynamic team who handle civil litigation and personal injury compensation claims for a broad spectrum of clients, as well as regularly providing related legal advice. Along with our extended team of personal injury specialists, Derek Alker regularly obtains fantastic compensation sums for individuals who have suffered a slip, trip or fall anywhere in a public place, or have had an accident at work, and also for car accident victims who have been injured as a result of another road-user’s negligence.

Our extensive experience of the civil litigation procedure, our excellent customer service and our commitment to only employing well qualified personal injury solicitors makes us the premier choice for those seeking compensation in Blackpool, Fleetwood, Poulton-le-Fylde, Preston and the Lancashire area.

The vast majority of our Personal Injury and Medical Negligence claims are funded by a Conditional Fee Agreement, commonly known as a No Win No Fee agreement.

We always deliver the maximum amount of compensation to our clients with no hidden fees, claiming our own fees from the defendant’s representatives. If you feel you may have a valid compensation claim, require legal advice or simply wish to find out more about Alkers Solicitors, please feel free to contact us on 0800 00 55 44 (free from all UK mobiles and landlines) or you can request a callback - we’ll phone you, or fill out our enquiry form.