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As one of the biggest law firms in the area, Hegarty Solicitors is an integral part of the local community in both Peterborough, where we established our first premises back in 1974, and in Stamford and Oakham.

We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously. We are committed to making a positive impact on the community we work in and to providing a working environment that embraces equal opportunities and diversity.


We have a dedicated charity committee who organise a number of fundraising events throughout the year. This year our nominated charity of the year is For Rutland In Rutland. For Rutland raises funds to pay for specialist advisers, who provide free, confidential, independent, non-medical advice to people of all ages, who are living with long term conditions in Rutland and the surrounding area.

In previous years we have supported:
Little Miracles
Thorpe Hall Hospice
Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals Oncology/Haematology Ward
Anna’s Hope

Community Involvement

We sponsor a number of local sports clubs and events including the Stamford & District Indoor Bowls Association, Stamford Festival Charity Golf Tournament and Peterborough & District Indoor Bowls Centre.

We also sponsor a number of NSPCC events and are corporate sponsors of Peterborough Young Professionals. We are also Peterborough Cathedral Corporate Partners. Finally, each year we sponsor the Stamford Mercury Business Awards Best New Start Up category – supporting the hard work of local entrepreneurs.
We also take part in ‘Free Wills Week’ to provide wills free of charge in return for a donation to charity to support charities such as Will Aid.

In addition to sponsoring events, we also run a number of free seminars and events each year. Recent events have included Employment Law, Cyber Security and Business Law seminars.

Hegarty Solicitors is a member of the Peterborough and District Law Society.


We are committed to supporting and developing future generations, and have close relationships with many local schools and colleges. The Hegarty Law Prize is awarded to the best student each year at The King’s School in Peterborough and each year we are proud to sponsor the Sir Harry Smith Community College Award for outstanding academic achievement.

Of course, you can’t beat hands on experience, so we also offer a number of work experience placements and training contracts – see our recruitment section for more information.

Diversity & Culture

Our business continues to expand and develop as a direct result of the exceptional quality of our people. We recruit and promote the very best people, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or religion. We offer flexible working practices to ensure that all our people can enjoy a positive work/life balance and we continually train and develop all our staff. At Hegarty Solicitors, everyone’s contribution is valued.

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