Our Chichester office is located on Westgate, a short distance from Chichester Cathedral, and is easily accessible by car, public transport or on foot. Our expert solicitors have a depth of expertise and are well placed to offer quality legal services to both individuals and businesses.
To get in touch with a member of our Chichester team, please refer to the contact details below or use our enquiry form.
Our offices are open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.
Our legal services in Chichester
Family law includes legal matters relating to familial relationships, such as marriage, divorce, child custody, adoption, domestic violence, and financial settlements. These matters can often be both legally and emotionally complicated, so the right expert advice can be invaluable.
Our family law solicitors in Chichester can provide assistance in various ways. We can offer legal advice, guide you through the divorce or child custody process, help negotiate settlements, represent you in court if necessary, and ensure your rights and interests are protected throughout the proceedings.
Residential property law deals with legal matters related to the ownership, purchase, sale, and leasing of residential properties. It governs issues such as property transactions, mortgages, tenancy agreements, landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities, and property disputes, ensuring legal compliance and protecting the rights of property owners and occupants.
Our residential property solicitors in Chichester can assist in various ways. We can provide legal advice on property transactions, draft and review contracts and agreements, conduct property searches, handle the exchange and completion process, and resolve any disputes or legal issues that may arise during the buying, selling, or leasing of residential properties.
Our team’s expertise has been recognised by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
We also provide a free online conveyancing quote for all of our clients.
Wills & probate
Wills and probate law encompasses legal matters concerning the creation, execution, and administration of Wills, as well as the distribution of assets and settlement of debts after a person's death. It involves ensuring the validity of Wills, resolving inheritance disputes, and managing the probate process to carry out the deceased's wishes.
Our Wills and probate solicitors in Chichester can provide valuable assistance. We can help draft and update Wills, ensure compliance with legal requirements, offer guidance on estate planning, handle the probate process, resolve disputes, and provide support in administering the estate, ultimately ensuring the deceased's wishes are carried out efficiently and legally.
Powers of Attorney
Powers of Attorney are legal documents that grant authority to someone (the attorney) to make decisions and act on behalf of another person (the donor) in various matters, including financial, property, and health-related decisions (depending on the type and terms of the Power of Attorney). It allows the attorney to act in the best interests of the donor when they are unable to do so themselves.
Our Power of Attorney solicitors in Chichester can provide guidance and prepare the necessary legal documents. We can explain the different types of Powers of Attorney available, ensure the document is correctly executed, and offer advice on appointing suitable attorneys, ultimately helping individuals establish a legally binding and robust Power of Attorney arrangement.
Elderly client services
At SMR Solicitors, our dedicated Elderly Client team assist with a wide range of issues, including Wills, tax planning, trusts, Powers of Attorney, the Court of Protection and welfare benefit entitlements.
Our elderly client solicitors in Chichester can sensitively guide you through all of the issues you need to navigate, whether for yourself or a loved one.
Commercial property law encompasses legal matters related to the ownership, sale, purchase, leasing, and development of commercial properties. It deals with issues such as property transactions, leases, planning, landlord-tenant relationships, and resolving disputes in the commercial real estate sector.
Our commercial property lawyers in Chichester provide valuable assistance. They can draft and review commercial leases, negotiate property transactions, conduct due diligence, advise on planning, handle property disputes, and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, ultimately protecting the interests of clients in commercial property matters.
Local legal resources for people in Chichester
Havant Justice Centre
Havant Justice Centre hears cases involving social security, special educational needs, residential property and employment.
Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice
Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice is an independent charity that provides free information and legal advice.
How to reach our solicitors in Chichester
We have visitor parking available at our Chichester office. Alternatively, there is one-hour on street parking available on Westgate or you can use Orchard Street Car Park which is only a short walk away.
Reach us by bus
There are several bus stops within walking distance of our Chichester Office, served by the numbers 48, 51, 52, 53, 71, 107, 600, 700 and U7. A full list of nearby bus stops can be found here.
Reach us by train
Our office is a 10-minute walk away from Chichester Train Station.
We want to make sure that our services are as accessible as possible for all of our clients. So, if you have any specific requirements prior to visiting our Chichester office, please get in touch so we can discuss how to best accommodate you.