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Contact our Solicitors in Lancaster

From our Lancaster office, our team of highly qualified solicitors have years of experience providing clients with a range of legal services. We have a strong client focus and provide straightforward and friendly legal support to the Lancaster community and beyond.

Our head office in Lancaster is based close to Lancaster Castle, and we have built up a fantastic reputation by serving clients throughout the wider Lancashire area.

As a client, you can interact with us in whichever way is most convenient, whether that is remotely via email, video, and telephone or by visiting us in our Lancaster office.

If you would like to discuss our services in a free, no obligation discussion or obtain a quote, get in touch with our solicitors in Lancaster today. As well as our office in Lancaster, we serve clients from Maidstone, Kings Hill, Kendall, Preston and Bath. You can contact us by calling your local office, or simply fill in our enquiry form, and a member of our legal team will be in touch.

How to reach our Lancaster office by appointment only

Reach us by car

If you plan on reaching our Lancaster office by car, you should be aware that the Giant Axe car park is only a minute’s walk from our door.

Reach us by bus

We are also lucky enough to have a bus stop serving the 4 and 4X right outside, with many additional services like the 1A, 4, 555 and 40 departing from the nearby bus (11 minute walk).

Reach us by train

The Lancaster station is only a three-minute walk from the office.

Plan your journey

To plan your journey ahead of time, please use this link.


Our team at Laker Legal Solicitors in Lancaster is dedicated to making our services accessible for everyone. If you have any accessibility needs, please contact us so that we can discuss how best to 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 Lancaster frequently appear throughout the Family Courts in the local area. They have a wealth of experience in all family law areas and are members of Resolution and the Family Mediation Consortium.  Richard Hirst is very well known throughout the Lancaster area and established a Law firm in the Lancaster area over a period of 2 decades.

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.

Our firm is accredited with the CQS mark which is the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme.

We offer a range of fixed fees for all residential conveyancing. This is based upon the value of the property, whether you are buying or selling, whether it is leasehold or freehold. Our online residential calculator can provide you with a fixed fee quote.

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

Our Solicitors in Lancaster 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.

Probate & Intestacy

Our Solicitors in Lancaster 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 the Lancaster and Morecambe for many decades. Richard Hirst who has acted for many families in the local area since the 1970`s and continues to do so to this day.

Contentious Probate

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.

Civil Litigation

We undertake a wide range of civil litigation matters usually of medium to high value and of significant complexity. Including building and landscaping disputes, professional negligence matters.

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.

Solicitors practices are only eligible to receive this quality mark if they have undergone an external independent assessment of all client care policies, 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 Lancaster, Bay and South Lakes areas and continue to do so as follows:

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    Where we are

    Our Office

    2 Sir Thomas Storey House
    West Road
    LA1 5PE
    Mon to Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm
    01524 753040

    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...

    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

    Quality of service from Laker Legal in regard to selling our house was excellent, they were very friendly and worked very effectively.
    Thank you!

    Mrs C, King Hill, Kent.

    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

    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

    “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

    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

    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.

    “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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