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Solicitors in Lancaster


From our Lancaster head office, our team of highly qualified solicitors provide 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.

We have built up a fantastic reputation by serving clients throughout Lancaster and the wider county of Lancashire.

You can interact with our solicitors in Lancaster however you find convenient. This may be remotely via email, video, and telephone or, by visiting us in our Lancaster head office.

We offer free, no obligation discussions and quotes, so please get in touch with our solicitors in Lancaster today.

You can contact us by calling our office on  01524 753040. Also, you can simply fill in our enquiry form for a member of our legal team to be in touch.

Our legal services in Lancaster

Family law

From our Lancaster office, we offer a range of family legal services. We provide legal support during a divorce and handle a wide range of financial matters upon divorce.

We draft prenuptial agreements & cohabitation agreements.

Our Solicitors deal with cohabitee disputes (also known as TOLOTA disputes) and all private children matters.

Family law is a delicate process because of the sheer emotion involved. It is important to have an experienced and sensitive solicitor to support you every step of the way. Our family law solicitors in Lancaster have extensive experience in all aspects of family law.

We have successfully represented numerous clients in local family courts. We are members of Resolution and the Family Mediation Consortium.

Richard Hirst, our Director, is well-known in Lancaster for his 30+ years as a solicitor, earning him a strong reputation. He has established 2 successful solicitor firms and a large mediation practice operating throughout the North West.

Residential conveyancing

Our solicitors and Licensed conveyancers in Lancaster provide you all residential conveyancing services. This includes buying or selling houses of Lancaster and all properties elsewhere that are freehold, leasehold, and new builds.

We are accredited with the CQS mark, which is the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme, so our clients know that they are receiving the highest quality of service.

Our Lancaster solicitors provide fixed fees for residential conveyancing, based on the value of the Property.

Using our online residential calculator you can get a free fixed fee quote for our residential conveyancing services.

Commercial property

Commercial property can be incredibly valuable. Our solicitors recognise this and always aim to make the protection and support of your business development their top priority.

Led by Stephen Ogden, our commercial property team in Lancaster have experience in a huge variety of areas relating to commercial property. They can provide legal advice regarding:

  • Drafting commercial leases
  • Development and finance
  • Sub-leasing
  • Service charge(s)
  • Ground rent
  • Commercial property disputes

With the guidance of our expert commercial property solicitors in Lancaster, you can achieve your business goals and minimise the amount of costly mistakes and time wasted throughout the process.

Will writing & Lasting Powers of Attorney

We know that writing a Will is a very emotional process. Our solicitors at our law firm in Lancaster have experience handling these delicate situations.

Our team is here to provide friendly and sympathetic legal support so that you can make your wishes clear. This ensures that you distribute your finances, property, and other assets to your loved ones as you wish, following your death.

Our Will writing solicitors in Lancaster provide a full will writing service.

We offer a range of fixed fees. Our fees cover single Will for yourself or mirror wills for you and your Partner/Spouse.

We also offer fixed fees for our Lasting Power of Attorney services.

We can arrange these via telephone, email or by appointment at our Lancaster office. Depending on your circumstances, we can arrange a home visit.

Probate & intestacy

Our solicitors are particularly skilled in handling difficulties that arise regarding an estate. Our Probate team has years of experience under their belts. We can handle everything from applying for Grants of Probate & Letters of Administration to finding potential beneficiaries.

Our probate solicitors in Lancaster have built up a large amount of trust for our work. Some of our solicitors have been working with the same families for decades.

Contentious probate / Inheritance Disputes

We understand just how emotionally difficult these types of matters can be. If family members are involved, your situation could become even more delicate. Rest assured, we are experts at dealing with families in these types of situations.

Our Lancaster dispute resolution team assists with all contentious probate or inheritance disputes. Our services are for any Executors, Beneficiaries or a potential Beneficiaries.

We have experience in all matters ranging from:

  • removing executors who have breached their duties,
  • claiming inheritance on the behalf of beneficiaries.
  • urgent freezing injunction to preserve estate assets
  • Disputes with one of the Executors of the Estate

Often disputes of this nature can result in proceedings in the High Court of England & Wales. Our team have solid experience of this.

By following the ACTAPS code of conduct, our solicitors take a sensitive yet commercial approach to every situation.

Settlement agreements

Our experienced Solicitors guide you through the process of entering into a settlement agreement with your employer. We review the proposed terms and provide you with confidential advice and support.

Our quality mark

Laker Legal Solicitors in Lancaster guarantee high quality services.

The Law Society has awarded us the Lexcel Accredited Quality Mark for exemplary standards of client care and practice management.

Only practices that independent assessors have evaluated for client care policies, case and file management systems can receive this quality mark.

At Laker Legal in Lancaster, we understand our clients’ desire for high quality legal services. We believe that you want and deserve the best value for money.

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

Supporting local charities

We are proud to have supported a variety of local charities throughout Lancaster, Bay and South Lakes areas and will continue to do so. These charities include:

Contact our solicitors in Lancaster today

To learn more about our range of legal services, get in touch with our solicitors in Lancaster today on  01524 753040 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 less than a minute’s walk from our door at No 2 Sir Thomas Storey House.

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 station (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.


Where we are

Our Office

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

If you are unable to attend our various offices, 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

Head Office
2 Sir Thomas Storey House
West Road

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...

I used the services of Jess and the team at Laker Legal as a first time buyer looking for properties to buy, near and around Bath.

Jess was fantastic, in her communication during the process as well as her knowledge and ability during the conveyancing process. She helped me make informed decisions and ultimately find and purchase a wonderful home near Bath. Jess is adept at spotting potential issues during a purchase that I believe others may not.

She clearly excels at her craft and you will be in safe hands should you use her services too.


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

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

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

I can highly recommend John Hirst at Laker Legal solicitors in Lancaster. He was superb from start to finish dealing with a very complex child arrangements case for me. A really decent guy and an excellent family law solicitor who genuinely cares about his clients. John was fully up to speed with my case at all times and we got the outcome we wanted.

Mr B, Kendal

Best conveyancing experience ever. After two supposedly good law firms failed to even do the basics post instruction, for nearly 8 weeks, Jess at Laker Legal took on the difficult challenge of overseeing my purchase and completion in record time. Always proactive, very knowledgeable of her subject and extremely good communicator. I never had to chase the firm for anything. They always answered my calls efficiently. I can't praise them enough. What a wonderful experience.

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

Mrs A, Lancaster.

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

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