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Contact our Solicitors in Preston

When you need expert solicitors in Preston, the team at Laker Legal Solicitors can assist you with a bespoke service to suit your requirements. With over 80 years of combined legal experience, and a client-focused approach, our legal team have developed a fantastic reputation in the Preston community.

We understand that hiring a solicitor can sometimes feel a little daunting. You may be unsure about the type of assistance you require and how to ensure that your needs are met. No matter which legal service you need, our friendly and professional team will ensure that the process is straightforward and tailored to your needs as an individual.

We offer in-person appointments at our legal offices, or if you prefer, we can offer you a fully virtual legal service, with the help of our video conferencing tools.

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


How to reach our Preston office

Reach us by car

Our Preston office is close to the city centre, and just a 6-minute walk from the Portway park and ride. We offer free parking and shall give you a pass upon your arrival to place in your car for the duration of your appointment.

Reach us by bus

The closest bus top to our Preston legal office is at The Pavilions, a short five-minute walk away, served by buses 74, 75 and 100.

Reach us by train

The closest train station to Laker Legal Solicitors is Preston train station, Fishergate. It takes approximately 20 minutes to walk from the station to our office.

Plan your journey

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

Accessibility

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.


Our legal services in Preston

Family Law

At Laker Legal Solicitors, we provide a wide range of Family legal services, including divorce proceedings, divorce financial matters, private children arrangements, and drawing up legal documents such as bespoke prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, and living arrangements.

Our expert family solicitors in Preston are often involved with the Family and County Court in Preston and have a breadth of experience across all areas of family law. All of our gifted team are either members of the Family Mediation Consortium or of Resolution.

We appreciate that legal issues involving your family can be emotionally trying, and that, you may not be fully aware of your legal obligations. Our specialist solicitors have extensive experience navigating all areas of family law, with both sensitivity and professionalism.

Residential conveyancing

Property projects can be an exciting venture but approaching such high-value transactions can also be rather daunting. To protect your interests and finances, it’s important that you have the right legal support.

Our residential property solicitors in Preston have a wealth of experience and knowledge in handling residential conveyancing matters and we are able to provide straightforward legal guidance, steering you away from avoidable complications or delays.

We are able to offer legal assistance across a full range of residential conveyancing services, whether you are moving home, purchasing or selling a property, or need support with freehold purchase or lease extensions.

Laker Legal Solicitors are accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme, a testament to our expertise and performance in conveyancing matters.

We provide a range of fixed fees for residential property conveyancing, determined by the property value, whether you are selling or purchasing, and if the property is unregistered or registered land, and, if it is freehold or leasehold.

Commercial Property

Our commercial property solicitors in Preston have ample experience in both commercial property and commercial lease related-matters. Our team is led by Stephen Ogden, who has plenty of experience in all aspects of commercial property. Our legal team can offer advice on a number of issues including finance and development, commercial lease drafting, and assignment and sub leasing. We can also offer legal support with commercial property disputes, including disputes related to ground rent.

As a company, we appreciate that commercial property may be the most valuable asset you own, and so it’s vital that you receive specialist legal assistance to protect the integrity of these important projects, while supporting your business development.

With the help of our commercial property solicitors, you’ll realise your business goals, and facilitate your ongoing success.

Will Writing

At Laker Legal, we appreciate that the idea of writing a Will can feel complicated and emotionally arduous. While it can be hard to consider these matters, for the sake of your family’s future, it’s important that you do not put off the task of drafting a Will.

Our Will writing solicitors in Preston are here to support you to plan for the future, supporting you to make all the necessary considerations, to help you distribute your estate, for the benefit of you loved one’s left behind. Our expertise in Will related matters includes drafting standard Wills and life interest trust Wills.

We provide a full Will writing service, with a range of reasonable fixed fees, whether you would like a mirror Will for both your and your partner, or an individual Will.

Probate & Intestacy

When a loved one has passed away, administering their estate can prove to be a difficult task. Our probate and intestacy solicitors in Preston can offer the legal support that you need during this testing time, ensuring that you have the practical advice you need, to conduct your role as Executor, handling the estate according to your loved ones wishes.

At Laker Legal Solicitors, we handle a full range of estate- related matters, including applications of Grants of Probate, or finding the appropriate beneficiaries, for estates under intestacy.

Probate Disputes

Experiencing a probate dispute can feel incredibly distressing, if this happens, it can be difficult to understand your legal standpoint, and move towards the appropriate next steps.

Our probate solicitors in Preston have worked on a varied range of probate cases, including, removing executors for committing breaches.

Our lawyers always follow the ACTAPS code of conduct and are highly experienced in such types of emotionally tense and complicated disputes.

Disputes & Civil Litigation

Dispute and civil litigation matters are an incredibly complex area of the law, and so when you are met with some type of dispute, it’s vital that you receive expert legal advice right away.

Our disputes and civil litigation solicitors undertake a range of civil litigation matters, including professional negligence matters, landscaping, and building disputes. Instructing an expert solicitor at an early stage is beneficial, as this way, you can ensure that the correct legal protocols are followed, and often, reach a favourable settlement, with no need to attend court.

Legal Settlements

When disputes arise, the involved parties may use a legal settlement, to resolve the situation and move forward. Our settlement agreement solicitors in Preston support employees and employers to resolve disputes, using financial settlements.

Our specialist solicitors will take the time to understand the specifics of your situation, and create a tailor-made strategy, to guide you towards the best outcome.

Our Quality Mark

Our solicitors in Preston have been awarded the Law Society’s Lexcel Accredited Quality Mark for excellent standards of practice management and client-care. This prestigious quality mark is only awarded to Solicitor’s Practices that have undergone an external independent assessment of their case and file management systems and client care policies.

At Laker Legal, we received this quality mark because we strive to provide our clients with the best standards possible, we believe that our clients deserve and require excellent value for money.

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

Supporting local charities

At Laker Legal Solicitors, we support a wide range of charities throughout Preston and South Ribble, including:

Contact our solicitors in Preston today

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

    Unit 5 Albert Edward House
    The Pavillions
    Ashton on Ribble,
    Preston
    Lancashire
    PR2 2YB
    Mon to Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm
    01772 977359

    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...

    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 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

    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

    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 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

    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.

    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

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