Solicitors in Hertford

Our main office is located in the heart of Hertford. From here, our market leading solicitors serve business and personal clients across Hertfordshire and London, as well as further afield throughout England and Wales.

  • Hertford Office Longmores Solicitors, 24 Castle Street, Hertford SG14 1HP, UK @51.794998,-0.078772

How to find us

From the A10 take the Hertford exit. At the roundabout take the exit signposted A414 towards Hertford. At the second roundabout take the second exit (straight ahead) towards Town Centre. At the next roundabout, take the first exit (left) along Gascoyne Way, and then third exit (right) at the next roundabout. Take the first left immediately after the roundabout onto Castle Street. Turn right after the Longmores building and the car park is situated to the rear of the building.

From the A1/M1 follow the A414 to Hertford. As you enter Hertford, you will go across a roundabout and directly under a railway bridge. At the next roundabout take the second exit (straight ahead), then get into the left hand lane. At the next roundabout take first exit (left) and take the first left immediately after the roundabout onto Castle Street. Turn right after the Longmores building and the car park is situated to the rear of the building.

Please be aware that there is limited visitor parking at Longmores. The visitor parking spaces are located immediately on the left hand side as you drive into the car park and are filled on a first come first served basis.

The closest public car parks are on Gascoyne Way and St Andrew’s Street which are both less than a five-minute walk from Longmores.

There are two railway stations in Hertford: Hertford East on the Abellio East Anglia line from London Liverpool Street, and Hertford North on the Great Northern line from Moorgate and London King’s Cross. Both are within 10-15 minutes walking distance from the office.

Our legal services in Hertford

Legal services for your business

Business Disputes

We take a pragmatic and efficient approach to resolving business disputes, seeking the best possible outcome for our clients quickly and cost-effectively. With strong expertise in alternative dispute resolution, we can typically resolve most commercial disputes without the need for court proceedings.

Our business dispute resolution solicitors in Hertford can assist with matters including:

  • Business mediation and arbitration
  • Contract disputes
  • Partnership and Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Injunctions, freezing orders, and search orders
  • Property disputes
  • Land valuation arbitration 

Commercial Property

We have a very strong commercial property team who work with investors, developers and business owners across all aspects of commercial property law.

Our commercial property solicitors in Hertford can assist with matters including:

  • Buying and selling commercial property
  • Commercial leases
  • Commercial property management
  • Legal services for property investors
  • Legal services for property developers
  • Buying and selling land
  • Rural property management
  • Commercial property financing
  • Commercial property disputes

Company Commercial

We advise businesses at every stage, from start-ups to established businesses, including those looking to grow and expand, restructure or sell up.

Our company and commercial solicitors in Hertford can assist with matters including:

  • Company formation and start-up
  • Mergers, acquisitions, sales and restructures
  • Partnership agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Software licensing, IT service and outsourcing agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Employee share option schemes
  • Protecting and commercialising your intellectual property (IP) 

Employment Law

We act for a wide range of employers, providing clear advice on compliance with all UK employment laws, while helping organisations to effectively manage their workforces and deal with any employment challenges they face.

Our employment lawyers in Hertford can assist employers with matters including:

  • Employment contracts, policies and employee handbooks
  • Employment termination and settlement agreements
  • Workplace disputes, including grievances and employee disciplinary issues
  • Discrimination issues
  • Restrictive covenants and employee competition issues
  • Restructuring and redundancy
  • TUPE (protecting employment rights and putting in place relevant protections when businesses change hands)
  • Employment tribunal representation

Rural Land

We have a strong focus on assisting rural businesses of all types to operate effectively and to plan intelligently for the future. Longmores has operated in this specialist sector for more than two centuries, advising many of the same families for generations.

Our Rural Land team can assist with matters including:

  • Farm sales and purchases
  • Overage clauses
  • Option agreements and conditional contracts
  • Letting redundant buildings
  • Farming contract disputes
  • Farming partnerships and disputes
  • Removing squatters
  • Employment issues
  • Tax planning and trusts
  • Rural promotion agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Wills and inheritance tax planning for family estates

Legal services for you and your family

Employment Law

Understand your employment rights and what to do if you are unhappy with the way you have been treated is essential. Our team advise employees of all levels across both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

Our employment law solicitors in Hertford can assist employees with matters including:

  • Termination and Settlement Agreements
  • Workplace issues including disciplinary matters and grievances
  • Employment contracts
  • Representation at Employment Tribunals
  • Discrimination issues
  • Whistleblowing

Family Law

Family legal issues are often highly complicated, both legally and emotionally. Our sensitive, practical team can help to navigate even the most challenging issues in the best way for you and your loved ones.

Our family law solicitors in Hertford can assist with matters including:

  • Pre and post nuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements and claims
  • Dissolution of civil partnerships
  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial claims arising on divorce or dissolution
  • Separation agreements
  • Disputes over the arrangements for children
  • Financial provision for children
  • Protective injunctions 

Personal Disputes

When facing a legal dispute, you need to know your rights and your options. Our team will provide a clear breakdown of your legal position and what steps you can take to secure the outcome you need.

Our dispute resolution solicitors in Hertford can assist with matters including:

  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Recovering unpaid debts
  • Will disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Intellectual property (IP) disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Harassment
  • Serious injury claims
  • Family business disputes
  • Claims against company directors

Private Client

Dealing with wills, probate and other estate and lifetime planning issues can be very stressful and intimidating. We will work closely with you, providing clear, sympathetic support to help you plan and manage your affairs effectively.

Our Private Client team in Hertford can assist with matters including:

  • Will writing
  • Estate planning
  • Inheritance Tax planning
  • Advising on charitable giving and legacy giving
  • Establishing Trusts
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Probate (including contested probate)
  • Issues affecting older and vulnerable people

Residential Conveyancing

Your home is normally the most expensive thing you will ever own, so it is essential to get the right legal advice when buying, selling, remortgaging or dealing with any other legal issues related to property.

Our residential conveyancing solicitors in Hertford can assist with matters including:

  • Buying and selling your home
  • Remortgages
  • Holiday and buy-to-let investments
  • Residential property and building disputes
  • Shared ownership
  • Transfer of equity

Speak to our solicitors in Hertford

To discuss your legal needs with our friendly, expert team, please get in touch.

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