Dixon Stewart is committed to offering a personal, efficient and friendly service. Our customers are real people to whom we offer real life advice.
Whether you are an individual or a business we have the commitment and expertise to advise you on your legal affairs.
Dixon Stewart has offices in New Milton in Hampshire and Christchurch & Bransgore in Dorset. We can arrange home visits for clients with transport or mobility difficulties.
A free legal clinic is held fortnightly every Tuesday between 5pm and 6.00pm at the New Milton office. Please telephone us to make an appointment.
Andrew Dixon and Helen Stewart had worked together for many years at a firm of solicitors located in our current New Milton office, and in 1995 formed their own firm, originally known as Dixon Stewart Webb Solicitors and later as Dixon Stewart Solicitors.
In 2004 Ben Ryan joined the partnership, having previously been employed by the firm as a solicitor.
In April 2016 Dixon Stewart, which had been a traditional partnership until then, became a limited liability partnership – a more modern business structure which reflects the firm’s commitment to providing excellent legal services delivered in an up-to-date manner. It is registered at Companies’ House as Dixon Stewart LLP under company registration number OC404078, but still trades under the name of Dixon Stewart.
Andrew Dixon stepped down as a partner in April 2017, but continues to work with us as a practising consultant. At the same time Paul Moores and Jocelyn Jewiss, who had both been employed by the firm for several years, joined Helen and Ben as partners.
Originally our Highcliffe office was situated across the road from its current location, but in 2001 the then Dixon Stewart Webb merged with the Highcliffe branch of Truman-Moore Solicitors and moved into their premises at 374 Lymington Road. John Truman, a well-respected solicitor and once president of the Bournemouth and District Law Society, continued to practice from the office as a consultant until his retirement in 2006.
In 2011 Dixon Stewart merged with the Bransgore branch of Truman-Moore Solicitors. It had been run by Peter Durant, a popular and well-respected solicitor, since the early 1980s. Peter Durant continued practice from the Bransgore office as a consultant until his retirement in 2013.
Today each office has at least one a resident partner. Ben practises from the New Milton office, Helen from Highcliffe, and Jocelyn and Paul from Bransgore.
At Dixon Stewart our conveyancing and property law team aims to progress your transaction as speedily as possible and ensure that you are kept fully informed throughout the whole process.
Death is inevitably a difficult and emotional time for those you leave behind. You have a duty to ensure that additional stress and worry are not added to the natural grief of your loved ones. A Will drawn up by a Solicitor will go a long way in avoiding this.
Dixon Stewart offers sympathetic but professional probate advice. We will obtain the grant of probate to administer the estate and ensure the estate is dealt with swiftly and efficiently.
"We found the service that Dixon Stewart provided us in the sale of our home very good. Their communication throughout the entire process was excellent. We would highly recommend them - Mr & Mrs Barnes"
“Dixon Stewart acted for my mothers estate which had many complicated aspects, they were swift to act and resolve the issues that arised and kept our family informed at all times. I will certainly use them in the future - Mr H Endsley”
“Dixon Stewart acted for us in the purchase of our new home, We found their service to be very good and they were very reasonable in terms of costs. We have since used them again when we made our wills. Mr & Mrs Sainsbury”