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Solicitors in Gravesend
At Martin Tolhurst, we provide specialist legal advice to individuals and businesses in Gravesend and the wider Kent area.
We are happy to offer new clients 15 minutes of free initial advice and a fixed fee 45 minute initial consultation to talk through your options, no strings attached.
We will explain the law in plain English and always aim to deliver results quickly and cost-effectively. So get in touch to get up your first meeting with one of our friendly and approachable solicitors in Gravesend, Kent.
Monday – Friday 9am – 5am
How to find us
Getting to us by car – there is no on-street parking on Wrotham Road. However, you can conveniently park in the Rathmore Road pay-and-display car park just a 2-minute walk from our offices.
Getting to us by train – we are just around the corner from Gravesend Station, which is roughly a 4-minute walk from our offices. The station is served by the Thameslink and Southeastern railway lines providing convenient links into London and across Kent and the wider South East England area.
Getting to us by bus – our closest bus stops are the Gravesend Station stops just around the corner from our offices. These stops are served by the numbers 190, 306, 480, 481, 483, 489 and 490. For more information, visit the bus timetables for Gravesend on the Arriva website.
It’s never too soon to start thinking about the future. Our expert Wills and probate solicitors in Gravesend can provide a broad range of advice on all private client matters, including:
- Will drafting
- Probate and estate administration
- Powers of Attorney
- Estate planning for Inheritance Tax
- Will disputes
Our team includes fully qualified members of STEP (the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners) and the Private Client Section of the Law Society.
So, whatever your needs, whether you need advice about how to leave your money to your loved ones after you’ve passed away, you want to plan your later life care to ensure your wishes always come first, or you need to deal with the estate of someone who has died, you will be safe in our hands.
When dealing with a matter as vital and high value as commercial property, you need the highest quality of legal advice combined with a strategic and commercially aware outlook. Our commercial property solicitors in Gravesend have the business acumen to help you succeed. Our expertise includes:
- Agriculture and rural property
- Buying and selling business premises
- Buying land for development
- Investment and buy to let properties
- Leasing business premises
- Raising finance
We advise businesses of all structures across a wide range of sectors, including sole traders, SMEs, partnerships and limited companies. Every business’s needed are different so we take care to work in partnership with our clients, carefully tailoring our advice to suit their individual needs and budget.
Our conveyancing solicitors in Gravesend can help you buy or sell your home efficiently and cost-effectively. This will be a hugely exciting time for you and we take our job of ensuring that every aspect of the transaction is meticulously addressed very seriously.
Whether you are a first time buyer, you’re upsizing to expand your family, or downsizing for retirement, we will provide practical advice on the suitability of your sale and/or purchase and handle all the legal documentation on your behalf.
We have won a number of awards for our high quality conveyancing services, including Regional Firm of the Year 2018 for London & the South East in the Law Firm Services Conveyancing Awards. We are also accredited by the Law Society in the Conveyancing Quality Scheme in recognition of our skills.
With the rewards of family life come many challenges. We understand that it isn’t pleasant to let a solicitor into your family’s business, but where it is necessary, we promise to deliver practical advice sensitively and constructively. Our expertise includes:
- Children issues
- Financial issues following the breakdown of marriage
- Prenuptial agreements
- Cohabitation agreements
With us on your side, there is little chance you will need to go to court, saving you a lot of time and stress. From divorce and civil partnership dissolution, to cohabitation disputes, to matters relating to children, we can help you find a positive resolution with as little conflict as possible.
Our family law solicitors in Gravesend are members of Resolution, an organisation dedicated to promoting amicable family law solutions. We are also members of the Law Society Family Law Advanced Accreditation scheme for our independently recognised skills across a wide range of family related legal matters.
Our business and commercial law solicitors in Gravesend don’t just know the law, we know how to apply the law with a commercial mind to bring real value to businesses and minimise risk. Our expertise includes:
- Buying or selling a business
- Franchise law
- General business advice
- Partnership and shareholder agreements
We regularly assist in high value and complex transactions for a vast variety of clients, from start-ups and entrepreneurs to established regional, national and multi-national corporations. Our service is fully integrated meaning you can rely on us from the moment you start your business, throughout its challenges and opportunities, to the moment you decide to sell. This is what keeps our clients working in partnership with us year after year.
Do you own a leasehold property? Then it’s likely that you have legal rights to strengthen your ownership and boost the value of your property. Our lease extension solicitors in Gravesend can advise on all leasehold related legal matters, including:
Our fierce dispute resolution and litigation solicitors in Gravesend can help you resolve all types of dispute efficiently and cost-effectively. With our negotiation skills on your side, you have the best possible chance of achieving a positive outcome without the matter escalating to court. We also regularly represent individuals and businesses during court proceedings, rigorously defending their legal rights every step of the way. Our expertise includes:
Our employment law solicitors in Gravesend advise both employers and employees on their legal rights in the workplace. Employment law disputes can be stressful and time-consuming for all parties involved, but we hope to help you find a constructive resolution without the matter escalating to an Employment Tribunal. Our expertise includes: