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About Us

McKeag & Co are a long established legal practice located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. The practice was initially founded by Mr William McKeag over 100 years ago and his son Mr Donald Clive McKeag.

We are a forward-thinking firm of solicitors committed to a diverse working environment and a longstanding flexible approach to home / office working. 

We are proud of our strong local client base here in Newcastle, but the practice has grown over the years. We have developed a national reputation and receive instructions from both private and commercial clients all across England and Wales. We are recommended annually in the “Legal 500” the directory of top legal firms in the country.

We hold the Lexcel quality mark and our employees are members of quality schemes in their specialist area such as the Conveyancing quality scheme – CQS, Criminal Litigation Accredited and SFE- Solicitors For The Elderly.

We believe that we offer the traditional professional standards and personal service of a high street practice, coupled with the use of technology and a forward thinking approach to provide our clients with a quick and efficient solution to whatever problems and matters they might instruct us on.


We are also committed wherever possible, to deliver our services in the most environmentally friendly way.


Please be alert to cyber fraud, specifically when communicating bank account details. Many scams are perpetrated by email. Our bank details will not change during the course of your case. We do not notify our bank details by email and we do not accept receipt of bank details provide by email.

Please note we will never display our bank details on our website.

Privacy Policy

Please be assured McKeag & Co Solicitors LLP will never sell your personal data, for our full Privacy Notice please click here.


McKeag & Co Solicitors LLP is accredited by the Law Society’s Practice Management standard, Lexcel. Lexcel is a quality mark for excellence in legal practice management and excellence in legal client care. If you would like to find out more about Lexcel Accreditation you can visit the Law Society’s website for further information.

SRA Diversity Data

Data on our diversity is available from our office, to find out more about Equality and Diversity visit the SRA website. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, our SRA number for Gosforth is 636733. The SRA can be contacted at All our work is supervised by a suitably experienced and qualified team member in accordance with SRA regulations.


Please follow this link to some useful guidance provided by the BBC.

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