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About Us

Setting the standard in local legal representation
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We strive to provide the very best legal advice

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We always aim to give you quick and easy access to legal advice – either by phone, email or in person – providing you with all the information you need in clear, concise English. And, of course, all matters are always handled with the utmost discretion, with absolute confidentiality guaranteed.

With an expansive knowledge of the law, a personal approach to your needs and a refreshingly forward-thinking outlook, it is little wonder that we have remained the first port of call for generations of local families looking for the very best legal advice.

High standards. Happy clients.

Working with Lexcel, we are constantly trying to improve our practice for the benefit of you, our client.

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The practice’s ability to understand and meet client requirements, and to manage client expectations and other operational risks (from receipt of initial instructions through to case completion), remains consistently high…

Our offices

With headquarters in London Road, Leigh and a second branch on Leigh Broadway, our offices are in prime locations that allow us to serve the entire Southend and South East Essex area, as well as the rest of Essex and the East End of London. Our head office in London Road is based in the former Barclays bank, constructed in the 1930s. Staying true to the original design while adding a touch of modernity, the office is equipped with two state-of-the-art conference rooms – the Vault and the Manager’s Room – so we’re never short of room to discuss work with clients of any size.

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Awards & Recognitions

The expertise of our solicitors is regularly recognised by some of the profession’s most distinguished organisations. As well as being a member of a number of Law Society schemes, we have won awards at the Law Society Excellence Awards, the Halsbury Legal Awards and the Modern Law Awards.

We have also received recognition in the form of the Lexcel mark of quality, a Legal 500 listing and a place on the shortlist of The Lawyer’s Boutique Firm of the Year.

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