Our East Wittering office is located on the corner of Shore Road, just behind the Millennium clock. You can easily make your way to our office by car, by public transport or on foot. At our East Wittering branch, you will find a friendly, approachable team of expert solicitors with a broad and extensive set of legal skills to assist both businesses and individuals.
If you would like to get in touch with one of our East Wittering lawyers, or to book an appointment, please feel free to do so using our contact details below or complete our online enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch.
How to reach our East Wittering office
Reaching us by car
There is on-street parking along Shore Road and along Cakeham Road, a few minutes away from our office. Time restrictions do apply so make sure to check when you can park there and for how long.
Reaching us by bus
Bus routes 52, 53, 614, 652 and 653 will bring you to our East Wittering office, stopping just by the Co-operative on Cakeham Road. Find a full list of nearby bus stops here.
Reaching us by train
The nearest train station to our East Wittering office is Chichester Train Station, which is a 14-minute drive away. Chichester Bus Station is just across the road from the train station, where you can catch a bus to our office via the 52, 53, 652 or 653 bus routes.
It is our aim to make each one of our offices as accessible as possible. If you would like to find out more about accessibility at our East Wittering office ahead of visiting us, please feel free to contact us and a member of our team will be more than happy to help.
Our legal services in East Wittering
Family law matters are often complex situations with heightened emotions. A solicitor can assist with providing clear advice to navigate you through all types of family law matters, including those more difficult.
Our family law team have years of collective experience, skill and knowledge assisting clients through some of life’s most challenging matters. Our solicitors provide a compassionate family law service, supporting you throughout and always having your best interests in mind.
Our solicitors in East Wittering provide a compassionate family law service:
- Financial settlements following divorce
- Child law
- Child Arrangements Orders
- Civil Partnership Dissolution
- Pre-nuptial agreements & post-nuptial agreements
- Separation Agreements
Whether you’re looking for legal guidance when it comes to purchasing your first property, or you’re searching for the right solicitor to organise a co-ownership agreement, we can help. Our expert residential property solicitors in East Wittering possess years of experience and a wide breadth of knowledge that will come in handy for any property transaction.
At SMR Solicitors, our approachable team are happy to lead the way, assisting with all key components of your property transaction.
We specialise in:
- Selling property
- Residential sale pricing
- Buying property
- Freehold residential purchase pricing
- Leasehold residential purchase pricing
- Remortgage pricing
- Lease extension
- Lease enfranchisement
- Share ownership schemes
It can be a real challenge knowing what to do with an estate, whether it’s your own or that of someone who has passed away. At SMR Solicitors, we provide clear, pragmatic support both for lifetime planning and administering estates after a death.
Our specialist Wills and probate solicitors in East Wittering have years of experience guiding clients through these important issues. We take a sensitive approach with advice tailored to your unique circumstances, so you can be confident in making the right decisions.
If you’re thinking ahead to the future and would like to ensure your assets and estate are passed down to your loved ones when you’re no longer here, we can help. Our skilled Wills solicitors in East Wittering can help you to organise your affairs both for the immediate future and for after you pass away.
Whether you are looking to set up your very first Will or you would like to make changes to an existing draft, we can guide you through the entire process in a way that you feel comfortable with. Drafting your Will can be a daunting task but we will do all that we can to make it as simple and straightforward as possible.
The loss of a loved one is an emotional time to go through. The last thing you want is additional stress from dealing with their affairs. We believe this process should be kept simple and straightforward, with as few issues as possible.
Our estate administration and probate solicitors in East Wittering can help you to navigate the difficult task of administering an estate. Our residential property team can also work with you to organise the sale of a property when the time is right.
Trusts can allow you to make your estate more tax-efficient by protecting key assets from Inheritance Tax. They can also be used to provide ongoing support for your children or other vulnerable dependants.
Our trust lawyers in East Wittering are experts in helping clients to choose the right kind of trust for their goals. We can set up a trust for you, as well as provide support for trustees and trust beneficiaries on a one-off or ongoing basis.
Inheritance Tax is something that should be carefully planned for in advance. This helps to ensure that your beneficiaries will receive the maximum possible inheritance when the time comes.
Our Inheritance Tax planning solicitors in East Wittering can advise on the best use of nil-rate bands, as well as tax-efficient vehicles such as trusts. You can therefore maximise the value of your estate that is passed on.
Creating a Power of Attorney is of vital importance, particularly if you are concerned that you might lose mental capacity in the future.
Our Power of Attorney solicitors in East Wittering can offer legal advice and support when it comes to selecting and certifying your Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA).
Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions about the process behind creating a Power of Attorney or acting as an Attorney.
Losing the ability to make decisions about finances, property, health, and wellbeing is an incredibly difficult and sensitive issue. If someone loses the capacity to manage their affairs and does not have a Power of Attorney in place, a loved one will usually need to apply to the Court of Protection so they can make decisions for the vulnerable person.
Our Court of Protection solicitors in East Wittering can assist with applying to become a Court of Protection deputy or making one-off applications, e.g. to sell a property. We also advise deputies on their role and can support people who are concerned about the conduct of a Court of Protection deputy.
From property sales and purchases to the drafting or renewal of leases, our East Wittering solicitors cover a broad range of commercial property legal services for owners, landlords and tenants.
Our accomplished team is happy to answer any questions you have when it comes to your commercial property. We can provide knowledgeable advice and support and can take care of the legal requirements concerning your commercial property transaction.
Our commercial property solicitors in East Wittering can assist with matters including:
- Sales and purchases of commercial properties, both freehold & leasehold
- New leases
- Lease renewals & terminations
- New developments
- Overage agreements
- Option agreements
- Deeds of Easement
- Auction sales and purchases
- Lease extensions, enfranchisements & right to manage
- Property-based business sales e.g. public houses, post offices & petrol stations
- Secured lending
- Telecommunication mast licences and leases