Solicitors in Southampton


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Our legal services in Southampton

Our solicitors for you and your family in Southampton

We offer friendly, compassionate and practical legal advice for you and your family, covering a wide range of legal issues. Our team are attentive to your needs and will provide clear, concise advice and answers to your questions, going that extra mile to make your plans a reality while protecting you and your loved ones.

Residential Property Solicitors

Whether you are buying or selling your home, remortgaging, getting a holiday home, or need help with any other type of residential property deal, our conveyancing solicitors in Southampton are here for you.

We have achieved accreditation from the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) in recognition of the high quality of our legal services covering all types of residential property transactions.

Family Law Solicitors

Legal issues involving your family can be confusing and upsetting, with the potential for long-term damage to important relationships if the right approach is not taken. Our family lawyers in Southampton work had to resolve even the most challenging issues in a non-confrontational way wherever possible, helping you to get the right outcome the right way.

We have particular expertise in dealing with financial arrangements on divorce, including for high net worth individuals and those with complex finances, pensions, business assets and overseas assets to consider.

Wills and Probate Solicitors

Making a Will and dealing with the estate of someone who has passed away are both highly sensitive issues that many people find intimidating. Our wills and probate solicitors in Southampton are here to demystify the complex legal issues involved, offering empathetic personal support to make dealing with these important issues easier on you and your loved ones.

Our team includes members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), reflecting our exceptional skills and knowledge in this complex and sensitive area. As well as wills and probate, we can also advise on the creation and management of trusts, and dealing with Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Tax and Trusts Solicitors

Inheritance Tax (IHT) can make a huge difference to how much of your estate passes to your beneficiaries after you are gone. Understanding the Inheritance Tax rules and how they apply to your estate is essential to ensure you can maximise how much your loved ones receive.

Our tax and trusts solicitors in Southampton can guide you through the various options available to you, including making full use of the available nil rate band, and using trusts to protect specific assets and/or provide for your dependants long-term.

Employment Law Solicitors for Employees

As an employee, you have strong legal rights, but unfortunately employers do not always respect those rights. Whether you believe you have been unfairly dismissed, are concerned about the way you are being treated at work, or simply need some advice on your employment contract, our employment lawyers in Southampton have the expertise you need.

We will listen to your concerns, then explain your legal position and options in plain English so you can have complete confidence about where you stand and how you can go about making things right. Our team are highly skilled in finding positive outcomes through negotiation with employers, but can also support you with an Employment Tribunal claim where required.

Dispute Resolution Solicitors

Legal disputes don’t need to involve long, drawn out court proceedings and a lot of acrimony between the various parties involved. By taking a proactive, non-confrontational approach, our dispute resolution solicitors in Southampton can almost always achieve a good outcome for you without the need for court action.

However, we also have strong experience with court proceedings, so where required, we can offer the robust, vigorous support and representation to make sure you get a fair result for all types of personal legal disputes. This includes property disputes, consumer disputes, debt issues, contract disputes and landlord-tenant disputes.

Our commercial law solicitors in Southampton

Our commercial lawyers in Southampton have strong links with the local business community, regularly advising many local enterprises and those further afield on all of their legal needs. We provide constructive, realistic and commercially astute legal support that can add real value to your business.

Commercial Property Solicitors

Commercial property can be a very valuable investment, but only if it is acquired on the right terms and any issues are dealt with quickly and efficiently in a way that matches your business goals.

Our commercial property lawyers in Southampton act for private and corporate landowners, property developers, construction companies, and business landlords and tenants. We can help you to secure the right property for your needs on the right terms to help ensure your long-term success.

Corporate & Commercial Solicitors

Whether you are starting a business, growing or restructuring, selling your business or simply need help with the legal ins and outs of running your business, we are here for you.

Our corporate and commercial lawyers in Southampton can advise you on all of the legal issues involved in every stage of a business’s life, making sure you can operate in full legal compliance, while achieving your overall business goals.

Business Dispute Resolution Solicitors

Legal disputes can be very costly and time-consuming for a business, as well as distracting you from the day-to-day running of your enterprise. In most cases, an amicable solution can be found by taking a friendly but firm approach, backed by the right skills and experience in negotiation and alternative dispute resolution.

Our business disputes solicitors in Southampton have the expertise and constructive, realistic approach to deliver swift, effective solutions for even the most complex and contentious issues, allowing you to get on with making your business a success.

Employment Law for Employers

Staying on top of UK employment law can be challenging, but it’s something every employer, no matter how large or small, needs to get to grips with. Getting it wrong can see you dealing with an employment dispute and the potential for an Employment Tribunal claim, which can be costly, time-consuming and damaging to your reputation.

Our Southampton employment lawyers can provide the clear, effective guidance your business needs for all areas of employment law. We can make sure you are treating your employees fairly, minimising the risk of a dispute. If a dispute has been raised, we can work proactively with you to find a positive solution quickly and cost-effectively, protecting your business and reputation.

Speak to our solicitors in Southampton

To discuss your personal or business legal needs with our highly skilled and attentive lawyers in Bishop’s Waltham, please call 01489 892101 or email