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About Us

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We work in partnership with our clients to help them achieve their aims and objectives. Our clients find us approachable and committed to helping them in the most cost-effective way possible.


We conduct our specialist work with local authorities, public bodies and prominent insurers from our base in Cardiff and we have a reputation in the business world for our commercial vision and our pragmatic approach to the delivery of legal services. Our private clients receive high standards of personal care and professional ability.

Our Vision

We are passionate about creating a mutually rewarding partnership with our clients by pro-actively understanding their needs. We offer incisive, timely, cost-effective solutions which support the goals and aspirations of our clients.


We remain committed to supporting and assisting the development of the economy of Wales whilst the provision of our services now extends throughout the United Kingdom.

History of Dolmans Solicitors


We can trace our roots back to 1812 when Edward Dolman set up a practice in Clifford's Inn. Our presence in South Wales dates from 1893 when Cardiff and its hinterland were enjoying prosperity from the coal and steel industries.


Our reputation was enhanced by Eric Dolman, who became Lord Mayor of Cardiff in 1967, and by Arthur Dolman, who was Mayor of Newport and a founder of Newport's Dolman Theatre. Until 1970, the practice had offices in Cardiff, Newport and Bristol, but these offices then separated, with only the Cardiff practice continuing to operate as Dolmans.


In February 2011, Dolmans relocated from its Windsor Place location, from where it had traded for over 30 years, to a location at One Kingsway and more recently, in June 2018, the practice moved ‘over the road’ to its current location at Capital Tower, Greyfriars Road in the centre of Cardiff.

Our Experienced Team

We are proud of the knowledge and expertise of our team of lawyers.


The key to our longevity over decades has been the quality of our staff. The majority of our staff trained with Dolmans and have worked throughout their careers with the practice.

Click here to meet the team.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Dolmans ensure that we inter-relate with our local and national community. The firm seeks to ensure that we contribute to the community to enhance and develop the local environment and ensure that any work that we undertake does not damage the local environment nor create a negative impact on our local community.

Click here to read about our CSR activity.

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