About us

We are a modern, full-service law firm with a long-established reputation and proven track record.

Our raft of long-standing clients is testament to our ability to always provide you with the highest standards of legal excellence and service, whether that it is for your business or for you and your yours. From family wills, trusts and estates and criminal defence to education and commercial contracts, the Hay & Kilner team are here to assist you.

You can view our firm brochure which details all of our services.

Our commitment to you

We pride ourselves on being approachable, down-to-earth and open-minded, with our team of experienced advisors providing a comprehensive service across an extensive range of practice areas. This means we can work with you on both your personal and professional matters throughout your lives.

How we work

We are engaging

We communicate with you in a way you can relate to in an engaging and candid manner — it’s what sets us apart from the competition.

We are relatable

Our relationship with you goes beyond the purely transactional. We take the time to get to know you, which allows us to become part of your team. We are a friendly face, we encourage open dialogue, and we listen. Developing a partnership with you allows us to deliver, and exceed, high levels of service. This personal touch ensures consistently straightforward and pragmatic advice, getting you the right solution every time.

We are dynamic

We are pro-active and progressive with a ‘can do’ attitude. We are innovative, confidently looking to the future and embracing new technology to offer you a range of solutions to the challenging issues you face. All of this is done with a welcoming and energetic mentality.

We are passionate

We aim high as a firm and that’s something that we love to see in the culture and attitude around us. Our people truly are our biggest strength, and we are fully invested in providing an open, inclusive and engaging working environment.

As a result of this, you have insightful and well-informed thought leaders at your fingertips, who are proud to go the extra mile for you.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a growing, ambitious firm, where you will be supported, and valued, explore our vacancies.

We are supportive

We are immensely proud of our North East roots and we are committed to giving back to our local community. We commit to being a socially responsible firm in many different forms, including charitable support, mentoring schemes, sponsorships and volunteering.

You can find out more about our charity work, including how we have been supporting our charity of the year, the Great North Ambulance Service (GNAAS).

We are also proud of our working environment and how our teams work collaboratively to support each other.

We excel

We deliver our services to defined quality standards. We are committed to providing you with the highest levels of service at all times and continue to hold notable accreditations which demonstrate our service excellence.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Our dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, and the firm as a whole, understand the importance of giving back to the communities that we live and work in. We are proud of the level of engagement we get and the difference we can help to make.

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‘Hay & Kilner’ and ‘Hay & Kilner Law Firm’ are both trading names of Hay & Kilner LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales with registered number OC418767. Our registered office is at The Lumen, St James' Boulevard, Newcastle Helix, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5BZ and we are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Authorisation number 643191). We use the word ‘partner’ to refer to a member of Hay & Kilner LLP. A list of the members is available at our registered office.