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    'Adrian Poole has a strong technical employment background and really fights for his clients.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    'Sarah Young is very pragmatic and picks the points worth fighting.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    'Laura Roper is an excellent practitioner who is definitely one to watch.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    'Robert Titcombe has a nice manner with clients and is a safe pair of hands.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    'Adrian Poole is approachable and easy to talk to. Very strong knowledge base on all employment matters. He leads the team with humour and purpose.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    'Laura Roper has a strong knowledge base, with clear communication and sound judgment. She is approachable and flexible.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    'Adrian Poole and Sarah Young are both excellent - very pragmatic, easy to work with and realistic about dealing with the practicalities of employment situations.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    'Sarah Young makes the most complex of situations understandable and solutions provided in a clear and no nonsense fashion. Approachable and dedicated, constantly goes the extra mile.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    'Sarah Young in particular is brilliant, she has spent time understanding our business and culture and adapts quickly to the pace of the decision making we normally run to.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    'The person I rate the most is Laura Roper: her legal acumen is second to none. She is extremely personable and acts with the competence and confidence of a partner.'

    • Date: September 26, 2019
    • Client: Legal 500 2020
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    The service was exceptional- sympathetic towards me as the client and combative towards employer. I felt that I received excellent service and exceptional value for money.

    • Date: July 8, 2019
    • Client: Mr Evans
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    I found Adrian extremely helpful. He dealt with everything, and made a somewhat stressful time in my working life, so much easier to deal with. I was made to feel confident that my case was strong and that I was in expert hands. My experience was all positive.

    • Date: June 25, 2019
    • Client: Miss F
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Adrian Poole was very helpful and made things much easier to understand. Very friendly people and made to feel at ease. Kept notified at all times.

    • Date: May 24, 2019
    • Client: Miss R
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Sarah Young provided exemplary service from the moment I first called. All information was clearly explained throughout and correspondence was responded to immediately. I couldn’t recommend Sarah enough.

    • Date: May 16, 2019
    • Client: Miss B
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    Adrian Poole and Dawn Robinson have been extremely helpful throughout and cannot recommend them enough. The advice Adrian provided was always very thorough and concise.

    • Date: May 3, 2019
    • Client: Miss Hallett
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    I received appropriate and clear advice and was welcomed in to the facilities. I was truly grateful for the opportunity to receive the advice.

    • Date: April 1, 2019
    • Client: Mr J
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    I received excellent, timely and carefully conducted advice from Sarah Young and could not be happier with the service provided by your company.

    • Date: March 27, 2019
    • Client: Mrs L
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    The service provided by Adrian Poole was exceptional; I cannot speak too highly of the energy and professionalism so clearly evident throughout.

    • Date: March 25, 2019
    • Client: Mr H
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Excellent service delivered in a timely manner.

    • Date: February 11, 2019
    • Client: Mr S
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    A thorough but understanding and compassionate experience. Clear, professional advice delivered to tight timescales. Thank you.

    • Date: January 9, 2019
    • Client: Mr D
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Very professional approach- focused on delivering the best result for me.

    • Date: December 31, 2018
    • Client: Mr G
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Excellent legal advice delivered promptly at a difficult time. Much appreciated.

    • Date: December 14, 2018
    • Client: Mr Rowley
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Adrian Poole is ‘very down-to-earth and works with sound principles’

    • Date: November 7, 2018
    • Client: Legal 500 2019
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Your legal advice has been invaluable and guidance given is approachable and authoritative.

    • Date: October 11, 2018
    • Client: Dunster & Porlock Surgery
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    An excellent all round service. If I would not have had the expert advice and support given, the situation would not have worked out in my favour. The money was very spent. Thank you.

    • Date: October 2, 2018
    • Client: Mr B
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    I have been very happy with the work that has been done. It was handled very quickly which, in the event proved to be important. Robert was helpful in pointing out the issues that needed to be addressed and patient with someone who was new to all of this.

    • Date: September 18, 2018
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    The advice and reassurance given to me by Adrian Poole was excellent. I was very pleased with the service he provided. I would definitely recommend Adrian to others.

    • Date: September 10, 2018
    • Client: Mr B
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Extremely efficient and professional. Thorough and detailed. Excellent.

    • Date: September 7, 2018
    • Client: Mr P
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    All round good legal advice with a great outcome.

    • Date: September 1, 2018
    • Client: Mr Strawbridge
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    All the staff we spoke to were very friendly and helpful. I was given excellent advice and support with clear explanations and options. The matter was dealt with very efficiently.

    • Date: September 1, 2018
    • Client: Mr P
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Very professional and always had my best interests at heart. Porter Dodson were friendly, helpful and gave very good advice.

    • Date: August 21, 2018
    • Client: Mr T
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Both my wife and I have the greatest confidence in Adrian and feel we have always received the highest standard of legal advice and personal support.

    • Date: August 21, 2018
    • Client: Mr F
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Laura Roper took and understood our instructions and considered the matter fully. Laura was professional at all times and together with Jessica Prescott, her secretary, they were on hand at the latter stages almost daily to assist with following the case through to conclusion.

    • Date: August 14, 2018
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Professional, friendly, supportive. Very welcoming in a stressful situation. Explained advice clearly.

    • Date: August 8, 2018
    • Client: Mr L
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    I could not have wished for a better service or compassion during this stressful and horrible time. I will have no doubt in recommending you to any of my colleagues who may need your assistance in the future.

    • Date: July 31, 2018
    • Client: Mrs N
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    Top quality lawyer, great service and advice. The whole team at Porter Dodson were first class. Thanks.

    • Date: July 23, 2018
    • Client: Mr Barfoot
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    A very efficient and comprehensive service, professionally delivered in a very timely manner.

    • Date: July 20, 2018
    • Client: Mr Stokoe
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    I sought immediate employment advice from Sarah Young who very effectively managed the situation through to a very satisfactory conclusion.

    • Date: July 19, 2018
    • Client: Mr Perks
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    Laura and Jessica were exemplary in their service. I was kept informed every step of the way, getting 1st class advice in a matter that was very difficult for me. I was dealt with with such care and kindness along with advice that was absolutely perfect.

    • Date: May 25, 2018
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Laura Roper was very helpful from start to finish. Fantastic service!

    • Date: May 21, 2018
    • Client: Mr McClintock
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    The whole engagement process was well explained and Adrian made me feel at ease in what was an unfamiliar situation for myself. I would certainly recommend Porter Dodson's services to anyone else who needed employment law advice.

    • Date: May 17, 2018
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    I am glad that I chose this company as it was very well handled. First class from start to finish.

    • Date: April 17, 2018
    • Client: Mr M
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Laura Roper easily built up a good relationship and I quickly believed she was well equipped and right to represent me.

    • Date: April 12, 2018
    • Client: Mr M
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Laura Roper was able to explain it all in 'simple English' so I knew where I stood in my legal matter. She was very patient with me as there were a few large decisions to make.

    • Date: April 5, 2018
    • Client: Mrs M
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Always good to know you are there to hold our hands and guide us through processes in what can be very stressful situations

    • Date: March 13, 2018
    • Client: Ms Holle
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Laura Roper and Jessica Prescott were exemplary and I felt reassured by their manor and expertise at a vulnerable point in my life.

    • Date: March 1, 2018
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Sarah Young kept in touch when necessary and gave me regular updates. She provided priceless advice and was always clear on fees and costs.

    • Date: January 31, 2018
    • Client: Mr Vitelli-Wright
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    Robert Titcombe was amazing, supportive, understanding, patient and very informative. He made a very unpleasant experience easier. A big thank you.

    • Date: January 16, 2018
    • Client: Mrs Allen
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    Adrian Poole was always available to help guide our business. For a small business such as ours with no specific HR facility, it was comforting to be guided by an expert in such a matter.

    • Date: November 21, 2017
    • Client: Mr Jackson
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Robert Titcombe showed compassion and understanding as well as tenacity. I am gratful to him and the team at Porter Dodson for their help.

    • Date: November 15, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    Robert grasped the bottom line very quickly and his advice was spot on. Thank you, Robert.

    • Date: August 16, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    Very efficient and great knowledge of the corporate legal system.

    • Date: August 16, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    The advice I sought required a quick turnaround with production of a draft document. This was done with ease. I believe I had value for money in this transaction.

    • Date: August 7, 2017
    • Client: Ms S
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    Adrian Poole and staff could not have been more diligent, effective, helpful and ultimately successful in representing me. I will always be hugely grateful for Adrian's skill, competence and support.

    • Date: June 12, 2017
    • Client: Ms C
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    If I ever need a solicitor regarding an employment claim, I would always pick Laura.

    • Date: May 2, 2017
    • Client: Mr S
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    I am totally satisfied with the advice I received. It was certainly money well spent and the whole experience was done in a professional manner, as you would expect.

    • Date: May 2, 2017
    • Client: Mrs C
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    The help that Laura gave me was clear and concise. She went through the details explaining everything and what would happen. I was kept up to date with what was happening.

    • Date: May 2, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    It was fast, efficient and gave me confidence during a challenging time.

    • Date: May 2, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    Laura was extremely helpful and personable. The advice she provided was clear and put in understandable language. I was very happy with the service provided.

    • Date: May 2, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Advice from Laura has been very clear and I really appreciate the fact she is available via a direct line rather than via email alone.

    • Date: May 2, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Adrian solved our problems quickly and efficiently and it was well worth the money at the time.

    • Date: April 20, 2017
    • Client: Mrs A
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Excellent. This was a fairly straightforward matter but was still assigned a high level of importance. It was expertly dealt with and all involved ensured it was completed in a timely manner.

    • Date: April 20, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Very quick and efficient service, well coordinated and kept well informed throughout the process.

    • Date: April 20, 2017
    • Client: Mr C
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    For my engagement, since the outcomes were not known at the beginning, I feel I received the best result. Updates were frequent, clearly explained with next steps outlined.

    • Date: April 20, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    Adrian was absolutely first class. Always available, responsive, clear and supportive. A pleasure to work with during a difficult process.

    • Date: April 11, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Laura was a total pleasure to deal with.

    • Date: April 11, 2017
    • Client: Mr S
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Adrian offered sensible advice in a timely fashion. He was thoughtful and considered but quick with no time wasting. Very efficient and good experience.

    • Date: March 4, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Laura was very good and travelled to Wellington to see me. Her advice was clear and she was very easy to listen to and professional in her manner. A credit to the company.

    • Date: March 4, 2017
    • Client: Mrs W
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Robert couldn't have been better. Excellent service. Well done!

    • Date: March 4, 2017
    • Client: Mrs H
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Robert Titcombe

    Very helpful in a trying time. Extremely happy with your service.

    • Date: March 4, 2017
    • Client: Mr R
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    Very responsive, timewise. Understood my needs and gave good advice and direction accordingly. Friendly too.

    • Date: January 31, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Sarah Young

    Absolutely brilliant service and I feel privileged to have been introduced to Adrian Poole several years ago.

    • Date: January 30, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Terrific service from Laura. She was knowledgeable, very professional and made me feel perfectly at ease.

    • Date: January 30, 2017
    • Client: Anonymous
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Laura Roper

    Adrian Poole of Porter Dodson Solicitors remains an active player in Somerset's employment market, notably in cases involving education and medical parties.

    • Date: November 6, 2014
    • Client: Chambers UK 2015
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole

    Adrian Poole acts for businesses and individuals, and has experience at tribunal and in the appeal courts.

    • Date: November 6, 2014
    • Client: Legal 500 2014
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer:

    Adrian Poole is ranked as up and coming for Employment in Somerset.

    • Date: February 21, 2014
    • Client: Chambers UK 2014
    • Team: Employment
    • Lawyer: Adrian Poole