Contact our Solicitors in Medway

  • Atkins Hope Solicitors
  • 52 High Street
  • Chatham
  • ME4 4DS

Opening times: 9am-5:30pm Monday-Friday

Telephone: 0208 680 5018

Contact us online here

How to find our Medway office

Our office is located directly opposite Anchorage House, which is home to Medway County Court and the HM Customs & Excise. Our central location makes us easy to reach by car, train and bus.

Car – There is some on street parking outside our office, with Sir John Hawkins Car Park and Globe Lane Car Park both being within a short walk of our office.

Train – We are around 5 minutes’ walk from Chatham train station, making us easy to reach by rail.

Bus – We are on the route of several buses, including the 142, 145, 149, 155, 156 and 172.

Our legal services in Medway, Kent

Legal services for individuals

Residential property law

Our Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited residential property team can provide experienced, expert support to all your property issues. Whether you are buying or selling a home, remortgaging, renewing a lease or need help resolving a property dispute, we can take care of every detail, keeping things simple and stress-free for you.

Our residential property lawyers in Medway can assist you with:

Family law

Our friendly, practical family law team can provide sensitive guidance for any legal issues involved your family, including everything to do with no fault divorce and separation. We are accredited by the Law Society for Children Law, with particular expertise in care proceedings.

Our family lawyers in Medway can assist you with:

Wills, trusts, probate & lifetime planning

Whether you need to make a Will, make plans for your future care or that of a loved one, or deal with the estate of someone who has passed away, we have expertise you need. Our team provide compassionate, pragmatic support, helping to make these often difficult issues as easy as possible for you and your loved ones.

Our Wills, trusts and probate lawyers in Medway can assist you with:

Employment law for employees

If you believe your employer or a prospective employer has treated you unfairly, or simply need some advice about the terms of your employment, our employment lawyers are here for you. We regularly advise and represent clients during negotiations with their employers and at Employment Tribunal hearings.

Our employment lawyers in Medway can assist you with:

  • Reviewing employment contracts
  • Reviewing settlement agreements
  • Unfair dismissal & constructive dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Discrimination

Civil litigation & dispute resolution

Our highly experienced civil litigation and dispute resolution team have decades of experience resolving a wide range of personal disputes for our clients. We aim to secure the outcome you need as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

With strong expertise in alternative dispute resolution, we can normally secure a satisfactory result without the need for court action in most cases. We also have Law Society accreditation for Criminal Litigation, so we can also provide expert support for criminal matters.

Our civil litigation and dispute resolution lawyers in Medway can assist you with:

  • Professional negligence claims
  • Debt management
  • Contract disputes

Commercial law services

Employment law for employers

Every business, no matter how large or small, needs to comply with all aspects of UK employment law, while also balancing the needs of the organisation.

Our employment lawyers work with all types of businesses and can help you put in place the right framework to ensure you are treating your employees fairly, minimising the risk of legal disputes. Where a dispute has arisen, we can help you find a positive way forward that protects your interests, usually without the need to attend an Employment Tribunal.

Our employment lawyers in Medway can assist your business with:

  • Creating contracts of employment, staff handbooks and other terms of employment
  • Contract negotiations
  • Disciplinary & grievances procedures
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Employment Tribunal claims

Commercial conveyancing

Property is often one of the most valuable assets for any business. Whether it’s your place of business or an investment property, having the right legal advice is vital to ensure you get the property on the right terms and that your interests are protected at all times.

Our highly experienced commercial conveyancing lawyers in Medway can assist your business with:

  • Buying & selling commercial property
  • Commercial leases
  • Mixed use sites, plot sales and new build developments
  • Landlord & tenant issues

Commercial litigation & dispute resolution

If your business is involved in a dispute, you need to find a solution quickly and cost-effectively that protects your business interests and reputation. Our expert commercial litigation and business dispute resolution team can offer creative, pragmatic advice and support to help you get the right result for your business as easily as possible.

Our commercial litigation lawyers in Medway can assist your business with:

Useful local resources

Citizens Advice Medway

This local citizens advice service, based in Gillingham, Kent, is a good place to start when looking for basic advice about a range of issues.

Medway County Court and Family Court

Based in Anchorage House, directly opposite our Medway office, this court hears cases related to issues including divorce, children, adoption and domestic violence.

Medway Magistrates’ Court and Family Court

Located at The Court House on The Brook, close to our Medway office, this court hears cases related to adoption, children, crime, divorce and domestic violence.

Maidstone Probate Sub-Registry

This is the local probate sub-registry when you can apply for a grant of probate or letters of administration to deal with the estate of a loved one who has passed away.