About Us

From our offices in Chichester, Selsey, East Wittering and Bognor Regis, SMR Solicitors is ideally placed to offer a range of quality legal services to businesses and individuals.

From buying or selling your home to dealing with the estate of a loved one, we have experts who offer a truly personal and professional service.

Services for individuals

Our friendly and experienced solicitors can assist with a range of services for private clients and their families.

Elderly client services

At SMR Solicitors we are experts in helping elderly clients in the following areas: Lasting Powers of Attorney, welfare benefit entitlements and care home funding, drafting Wills and inheritance tax planning.

Family law

Our family law solicitors in West Sussex have experience supporting clients through many different circumstances, including Divorce, financial settlements, child law, Child Arrangements Orders, child maintenance, grandparents' rights, civil partnership dissolution, pre-nuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation and separation agreements.

Power of Attorney

Our Power of Attorney solicitors can draw up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) on your behalf and advise you on what to include. Where necessary, we can deal with the registration of the document with the Office of the Public Guardian. Our team of solicitors has extensive experience in this area of law and can talk through the implications of making an LPA with you, answering any questions you may have.

Residential property

Our Residential Property team provide our clients with an independent and professional approach to residential property to ensure your transaction is as smooth and straightforward as possible.

Our residential property services include buying property, selling property, co-ownership, lease extensions, mortgages, lease enfranchisement and shared ownership schemes.

Wills and probate

Our Wills and probate team have in-depth experience in dealing with estate, tax and trust law, including complex matters and high net worth estates.

Our Wills and probate services include the following: Court of Protection, probate, Will writing and Inheritance Tax planning.

Services for business

At SMR Solicitors, we appreciate that every business has a need for legal advice and so we offer a comprehensive range of services to suit your circumstances.

Whatever help or advice you need, we can assist you and your business through our Commercial Conveyancing team. Our services include:

  • Sales and purchases of commercial properties, both freehold and leasehold
  • new leases
  • Lease renewals and terminations
  • New developments
  • Overage agreements
  • Option agreements
  • Deeds of Easement
  • Auction sales and purchases
  • Lease extensions, enfranchisements and right to manage
  • Property-based business sales
  • Dilapidations
  • Secured lending
  • Telecommunication mast licences and leases


SMR Solicitors are proud to hold Lexcel and CQS Accreditations, issued by the Law Society. To obtain these accreditations, the firm has undergone a rigorous audit process that ensures we maintain high levels of client care.

We also have private client solicitors who are members of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), a worldwide professional association for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning.

Members of our family law team are also recognised by Resolution, a community of family professionals who commit to a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family separation that benefits the whole family.


We operate from four offices across West Sussex covering conveyancing, Wills and probate and family matters.

We have offices in Bognor Regis, Chichester, East Wittering and Selsey. Car parking is available adjacent to all of our offices.