Divorce, Separation & Children

When relationships break down you need sensitive and sound guidance you can trust, especially when there are children involved. We also offer fixed price divorce arrangements.

Solicitors for Divorce and Separation

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

If you are involved in a dispute, or are looking at litigation we are going to be very interested. From a simple consultation looking at your options, through to taking all the pressure, we deliver case-winning strategies.

Palace Pier, Brighton

Buying and Selling Property

If you are buying or selling a home then you need an experienced Solicitor that concentrates on your best interests, yet is also fast and accurate. Oh and let's not forget best value for your money.

Brighton Street View

Business Law and Commercial Property

Buying or selling a business, leasing a property, involved in a commercial dispute or you simply need advice on any legal matters affecting your company, we are here to help.

Business Law and Commercial Property

Landlord and Tenant Law

Disputes between Landlords and Tenants can be avoided using expert advice from the outset, but if things do go wrong you need a local solicitor on your side.

Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex

Nothing is certain but death and taxes...

There comes a time in life when you should consider our Private Client Services, such as making a will, probate and estate administration, power of attorney, trusts and trust funds and inheritance tax planning.

Market Street, Brighton

Fitzhugh Gates, the expert local solicitors for Brighton and Hove and Shoreham-by-Sea

Experience really does count. Although none of us were here in 1806 when the firm was founded, you will always deal with a senior partner group from our near 40 strong team and your interests will be looked after by qualified people with a minimum of 10 years in a solicitor's office. Every case is supervised by a partner, and our local knowledge of Brighton and Hove and Shoreham-by-Sea helps us deliver value for money results.

As a client you can expect quick and comprehensive quotations coupled with clear and detailed progress reports. We undertake to always explain matters in plain understandable English.

There are no shortcuts in law and you can trust Fitzhugh Gates to deliver reliable outcomes as quickly as possible. We guarantee open and honest fees at all times with no unexpected 'extras'.

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For most people talking to a solicitor is not an everyday occurence, but please don't feel apprehensive; we are here to help you in any way we can. To get the conversation started, simply get in touch, explaining your situation using any of the following... 

  Phone our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea offices or use this form to request a callback at a time to suit you.
  We are always happy to receive initial enquiries by email.

  Our Priority Customer Enquiry Form is safer than email and ensures your enquiry is quickly reviewed and answered. 

  If you are buying or selling a property, using the Fastrack Conveyancing Quote Form puts you at the top of the list.

  If you just want some fast, cost effective face-to-face advice then we offer fixed price 45 minute consultations for £180 inc. VAT.
Ursula Tanner - Probate Executive at Fitzhugh Gates

Lisa Vance is a Chartered Legal Executive specialising in Private Client work. She joined the firm in 2016 and is based in our Brighton Office. 

Lisa trained and qualified in London before moving to Brighton with her family.  Lisa can advise on a range of issues such as Will drafting, Powers of Attorney, Probate and Trusts and also has experience dealing with high net worth clients.

Direct dial: 01273 666 319

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