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Contact our Solicitors in Maidstone

From our offices in Maidstone, our team of experienced and highly qualified solicitors provide a variety of legal services for individuals, families and businesses.

When hiring a solicitor, you may feel overwhelmed. It can be hard to know who to trust or how to navigate through the sea of legal jargon. Rest assured, all of our solicitors are friendly and client focused to ensure that you receive straightforward guidance to help you reach your desired outcome.

We aim to tailor our services to suit you and, as such, they can be delivered in a variety of ways. If you are more comfortable communicating online, we can assist you via email, video, and telephone. However, if you would prefer a face-to-face meeting, we can accommodate you at our Maidstone office where you can meet our expert solicitors and discuss your needs in person.

To learn more about the services we offer or get your free quote, please contact us today.


How to reach our Maidstone office by appointment only

Reach us by car

There are a variety of parking options within Maidstone if you plan to travel by car. We recommend the King Street car park, which is only a 4 minute walk from us, or the Maidstone Mall car park which is 10 minutes away.

Reach us by bus

Our Maidstone offices are a 10-minute walk from the Maidstone bus station, which offers a wide variety of services for you to choose from, including but not limited to, the 72, 3, 25, and 334.

Reach us by train

The Laker Legal office in Maidstone also benefits from being close to both the Maidstone East train station (14 minute walk) and Maidstone West train station (16 minute walk).

Plan your journey

Before you travel to our Laker Legal office in Maidstone, please use this link to plan your journey.

Accessibility

If you have any access needs, please contact our Laker Legal office in Maidstone so we can accommodate you. We believe that legal services should be accessible for everyone, so please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have additional needs.


Our legal services in Maidstone

Family law

Without proper guidance, family law can become overwhelming for everyone involved. At Laker Legal Solicitors we are sympathetic to our clients various situations and always aim to understand and minimise the impact of family law.

Many people are unaware of their legal rights, or the processes involved within family law. But rest assured we are here to help with a full range of family legal services, from matters involving children, divorce, and financial disputes, to drafting bespoke legal documents such as prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, and separation agreements.

Our family law solicitors in Maidstone have years of experience and frequently appear throughout the Family and County Courts in Medway, Maidstone, and Canterbury.  Our John Hirst is a member of Resolution and our Richard Hirst is a member of the Family Mediation Accreditation Scheme.

Residential conveyancing

Whether you are buying or selling a property, our team at Laker Legal can provide legal support to help you manage contracts, prevent costly mistakes, and answer all of your questions regarding the transaction.

Our residential conveyancing solicitors offer valuable legal assistance if the property is leasehold, freehold, a new build, or even on registered or unregistered land. Furthermore, our clients can be confident in our abilities as we have been accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme, demonstrating our experience and expertise when handling residential conveyancing cases.

At Laker Legal, we have a range of competitive fixed fees for residential conveyancing which are based on the value of the property involved. For an instant estimate, try our conveyance calculator today.

Commercial property

Enlisting a specialist is essential if you want to protect your business, limit the amount of time wasted, and minimise costly mistakes. Led by the fantastic Stephen Ogden, our Commercial property team has experience in all commercial lease and commercial property related matters.

We can assist you with matters including:

  • Drafting a lease
  • Development and finance
  • Sub-leasing and assignment
  • Service charge
  • Ground charge
  • Disputes regarding rent, maintenance, the contract, etc.

Will writing & Lasting Powers of Attorney

The emotional strain of Will writing can be intense, but it’s essential to protect your finances, property, and other assets if you want to ensure your wishes are met in the event of your death.

Our team at Laker Legal in Maidstone can help you with all aspects of writing and amending your Will. Some of the services we provide include, drafting a standard Will, support regarding basic inheritance tax, and assistance with life interest trusts.

Our full Will writing service offers a range of fixed fees depending on 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

After the death of a loved one there can be many challenging obstacles regarding the estate they left behind, especially if they did not have a Will. Laker Legal can provide you with expert advice when handling your loved one’s estate so that you can effectively carry out their wishes. Using our services can help reduce the strain of this task during an already trying time.

Our solicitors are sensitive to your needs and have years of experience skilfully guiding clients through a variety of estate work, like applying for Grants of Probate or locating potential beneficiaries.  Often the estate work which we undertake can be into the millions of pounds.

Probate / Estate and Inheritance Dispute

In Maidstone, our solicitors can provide expert legal support to clients facing a dispute regarding the estate of a recently passed loved one.

Our solicitors have years of experience handling many different types of cases regarding intestacy, probate and inheritance disputes. Including removing executors, as well as disputes over interpretation of a Will and the value of assets. By following the ACTAPS code, our team in Maidstone aim to resolve disputes without the need for expensive and stressful court proceedings.

Settlement agreements

We have experienced Solicitors who can guide you through the process of entering into a settlement agreement with your employer, 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 the high quality of our services 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.

Our highly qualified solicitors serve Maidstone, Kent and provide trusted and caring legal advice. 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 and clubs in the Maidstone area.

At Maidstone, we are proud to sponsor Aylesford Royals Under 10 football team, part of Aylesford FC. We have also supported them with their ongoing campaign to raise funds for a new full-sized floodlit 3G pitch at their Home Ground in Aylesford.

Contact our solicitors in Maidstone today

To learn more about our range of legal services, get in touch with our solicitors in Maidstone today. As well as our office in Maidstone we serve clients from Preston, Kings Hill, Kendal, Lancaster 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.

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    Where we are

    Our Office

    19 - 21 Albion Place

    Maidstone
    Kent
    ME14 5EG
    Mon to Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm
    01622 804474

    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
    Lancaster
    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...

    “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.

    “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 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

    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

    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.

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