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We serve clients throughout the Cumbria and South Lakes area, from the centre of Kendal to Barrow in Furness. Whether you want a face to face appointment with a Solicitor in Kendal or want to deal with us remotely via email, video or telephone, we tailor our services to your needs.



Our Kendal office is in the centre of Kendal above the Quaker Tapestry Museum. If you are driving to visit us, you’ll find parking located at Friends Meeting House car park which is free for Laker Legal clients. We shall give you a pass upon your arrival to place in your car for the duration of your appointment.


Our office is a 2 minute walk from Kendal Bus Station.


Kendal Train station is a 7 minute walk away.


You can plan your journey to Laker Legal Solicitors Kendal, using this link.


At Laker Legal Solicitors we are dedicated to offering accessible legal services, for each and every client. Please let us know if you have any accessibility needs and we are happy to discuss how we can accommodate you.

Family Law

We offer a full range of Family legal services from private children matters, divorce, financial matters upon divorce, to drafting of bespoke legal documents such as prenuptial agreements, living together agreements and separation agreements.

Our Solicitors in Kendal frequently appear throughout the Family Courts in the Carlisle and Barrow County and Family Courts and have a wealth of experience in all family law areas. They are members of Resolution and the Family Mediation Consortium. Our Richard Hirst is very well known throughout the Kendal area and has served clients in this area for over 30 years.

Residential Conveyancing

We offer a full residential conveyancing service whether you are buying or selling a property ranging from freehold properties to leasehold properties and new builds. Whether you are buying or selling property in the Lake District or in Kendal, Barrow in Furness, Penrith or Carlisle and it`s surrounding areas, we can meet your legal needs.

Our firm is accredited with the CQS mark which stands for Conveyancing Quality Scheme

We offer a range of fixed fees for all conveyancing which is based upon the value of the property, whether you are buying or selling the property and whether it is leasehold or freehold, registered land or unregistered land.

Jessica Blacow ,Stephen Ogden and Rebecca Lord specialise in residential property and shall see your matter through from start to finish.

Commercial Property

Our Commercial Property team is headed up by Stephen Ogden and he has a wide range of experience in all commercial lease and commercial property related matters. Our team can advise on commercial lease drafting,  development and finance, sub-leasing and assignment, service charge and ground rent disputes and any other commercial property related dispute.

Will Writing & Lasing Power of Attorney Services

Our Solicitors in Kendal offer a full Will writing service and can offer a range of fixed fees whether you require a single Will for yourself or a mirror will for you and your Partner / Spouse.

We also offer a fixed fees for our Lasting Power of Attorney services and can arrange these not only via telephone and email but we can also arrange an appointment to meet you at our Lancaster office or depending on your circumstance can arrange a home visit.

Probate & Intestacy

Our Solicitors and Lawyers deal with a wide variety of estate work, ranging from straightforward applications for Grants of Probate through to locating potential beneficiaries arising out of intestate estates.

Some of our Solicitors have acted for families in Kendal and South Lakes area for many decades. Our Richard Hirst who has acted for many families in the local area since the 1970`s and continues to do so to this day.

Probate Disputes

We deal with a wide variety of work in this area, from removing executors for breach of their executor duties to bringing claims on behalf of Beneficiaries pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants ) Act 1975.

We follow the ACTAPS code of conduct and our Solicitors are very experienced in these complex and highly emotional types of disputes.

Settlement Agreements

We have experienced Solicitors available who can guide you through the process of entering into a settlement agreement, review the proposed terms and provide you with confidential advice and support. All of which can be carried out without the need to set up a face to face appointment.

Our Quality Mark

You can be assured of high quality at Laker Legal Solicitors as we have been awarded the Law Society’s Lexcel Accredited Quality Mark for high standards of client care and practice management.

This quality mark is only awarded to Solicitor’s Practices which have undergone an external independent assessment of all their client care policies and case and file management systems.

We are of course authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales.

At Laker Legal we have obtained this quality mark because we know that all our clients want the very best quality of legal service available. We also believe that they want and deserve the best value for money.

Supporting Local Charities

We are proud to have supported a variety of local charities throughout Kendal the South Lakes areas and continue to do so as follows :


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    Where we are

    Our Office

    Consulting Rooms
    Friends Meeting House
    LA9 4BH
    Mon to Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm
    01539 528857

    If you are unable to attend our various consulting rooms, we can arrange a home, workplace or hospital visit at your convenience. We do not charge clients for time spent travelling to and from appointments.

    National Address

    Laker Legal Solicitors
    P.O BOX 898
    LA1 9JU

    Our Services

    We offer a wide range of legal services

    Here at Laker Legal Solicitors, we know how daunting and confusing undertaking any legal matter can be. Our experienced Solicitors will always take the time to explain exactly what is happening throughout the duration of your case.

    Whether you’re going through the uncertainty of a divorce, require Lasting Power of Attorneys, or the drafting of a commercial lease, Laker Legal Solicitors are here to assist.

    What our clients say

    Don't take our word for it...

    A big ‘thank you’ Richard from Steve and myself. Your time and attention you gave to both of us was remarkable. I’ve had dealings with many solicitors over the years, but have never received this level of service as you gave.

    Mrs R – West Malling, Kent

    “I am very pleased with Laker Legal firm, my Solicitor John Hirst, was extremely helpful throughout the drawing of my prenuptial agreement. A very professional and knowledgeable approach yet warm, and friendly enough to feel comfortable with in a situation that can be quite uncanny to discuss or uneasy as per say. Thankyou again!

    Mrs V – London

    Jess Blacow is great!

    I used Jess for the sale and purchase of an onward property and I’m grateful for all her help and assistance along the way.

    I recommend Jess and would be very happy to use her again in the future.

    Mrs S, Kings Hill, Kent.

    Stephen – Just to say a massive heartfelt THANK YOU for all your work and support , not only on the sale of our business but the opening too.
    You’re truly one in a million, and we appreciate all you’ve done.

    Ms G & Ms K – Wheatley, Oxfordshire

    Thank you so much Richard, you have been so kind and patient with me when I have been at about the lowest point of my life after losing my wife, I can never thank you enough. I will also let my family know my wishes that Laker Legal Solicitors deal with my estate when that time comes.

    Mr Y, Addington, Kent.

    Thank you for all your help and support over the last 12 months. You and the team at Laker Legal have been fantastic.
    Sarah was lovely and really supportive yesterday

    Ms. W of Leyland

    Jessica Blacow from Laker Legal Solicitors Lancaster pulled out every stop truly amazing lady / firm nothing was to much trouble I honestly felt like they was my friends not just a firm that wanted your money but a solicitor firm that cared with compassion I will use Laker Legal Solicitors Lancaster for all my needs in the future.

    Mr T, Lancaster

    “A devastating event brought us to call on Laker Legal. We were put in touch with Mr John Hirst, and from the first Moment we spoke to him we knew everything was going to be ok. Mr John Hirst, was always on the end of the Phone or Email, Kept in touch with us 100% of the time, and the support we received took so much pain off our family. All i can say is Thank you so much for everything you did for us."

    Ms P - Maidstone

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