We take time to understand you and your business whether you have a large/medium business already or a smaller business with big growth ambitions. Knowing how vital your business is to you we work closely with you and your team(s) to ensure that the detail is correct and the right protections are in place now and in the future.
Efficiency, accuracy and getting to the heart of what is important to you is critical to enable us to provide clear, effective expertise within the fastest timeframe feasible.
We advise clients on many areas of commercial and dispute law including but not limited to;
Working with us
We work as a team with our clients on a full range of business and individual legal matters. Our specialist knowledge is an absolute given (you should accept nothing less) and we pride ourselves in working alongside clients to help them achieve the results they seek in their professional and personal lives.
Why us? Our clients are confident that with Berry & Lamberts Solicitors on their side they have peace of mind, reassurance and will obtain the best result possible. We get to the heart of what is important to you and provide clear, effective expertise within the fastest timeframe feasible, that is why:99%* of our clients are satisfied or very satisfied with our service and 96% would personally recommend us for help and advice.
Berry & Lamberts Solicitors is a member of LawNet, the UK’s leading network of independent law firms. This enables us to stay ahead of our competition and add value through collective resources, shared knowledge and commitment to best practice. Through LawNet we are ISO9001 Quality Standard accredited, assuring you of our commitment to providing transparent, practical advice with valued action at the right price.
*490 Lawnet client surveys, 2017
Our teams offer an initial fixed fee appointment of £100 plus VAT for up to 1 hour of time with a solicitor. This is to discuss your matter(s) and help you think about your options. You will see firms who offer a free 30 minute session. We feel it is very difficult for anyone to properly discuss most matters in that time and would like to start working with you on a basis of trust and transparency from the start.
A number of our services such as Wills, Lasting Power of Attorneys and Employ Right etc. are done on a varying fixed fee basis. Contact the teams to find out more.
Please use our site to find out more or get in touch to talk to us.
Fee, cost and timescale guidance
Where we can, we proactively publish information on the prices we charge, what they include and the average timescales. Given the nature of the work we do, and the many influencing factors involved, we recommend that you contact us in the first instance.
Currently we have cost and timescale guides for:
Please get in touch if you have any further questions.
Our team is highly specialised and has a wealth of experience in providing a full range of criminal defence and regulatory work catering for both individuals and businesses. We have a proven track record for successful dealing with serious and high-profile cases.
We offer expert advice and representation dealing with investigations at the police station, interviews under caution, applications and prosecutions in the Magistrates courts and the Crown Courts and beyond. The Head of Department also holds Higher Court Advocacy Rights which enable him to personally represent clients in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal.
As a contract holder with the Legal Aid Agency we are able to provide free legal advice in appropriate cases. In addition, we are one of the few firms in Kent to be awarded a specialised ‘Very High Costs Case’ contract which enables us to deal with more substantial matters. If you do not qualify for Public Funding (Legal Aid) we offer representation on a private funding basis at very competitive rates.
We have a dedicated 24 hour helpline which enables you to contact us in an emergency. We can arrange representation at the police station any time, day or night. The out of office number to contact us on is 07528 270 096.
We can advise in all areas of criminal law including but not limited to;
We provide advice to married couples, couples who live together and those in same sex relationships, whether in a Civil Partnership or not.
We are committed to helping you resolve issues arising from a relationship breakdown in a constructive, fair and reasonable way. We know that, at a very difficult time in your life, you will value sensitive and sensible advice to assist in achieving the best possible outcome for you.
If you are entering a relationship and would like advice on a Pre-Nuptial Agreement or a Living Together Agreement, we have the experience and expertise to advise you.
Increasingly clients wish to explore alternative methods of resolving disagreements such as Mediation. Our highly experienced team of family solicitors includes two Mediators.
The family team offers an initial appointment for a fixed fee for £75 for up to one hour. Different charges apply for Mediation.
We can advise on all areas of family law including but not exclusive to;
Life planning is, or should be, very important to everyone. Most people want to ensure they, their family and their estate will be supported and properly managed. The solicitors in our Private Client team have many years’ experience in preparing Wills and administering estates of all sizes and complexities. We can advise in all areas of Private Client Law.
Our team works with you as life changes and significant events occur. At Berry & Lamberts Solicitors we realise that it can become increasingly difficult to manage your affairs, especially in old age or if the unexpected happens through illness or accident. We are here to support you and your family, ensuring that clear wishes are expressed and affairs managed correctly and to the law.
We can advise on all areas of private client law;
Our team of property solicitors has extensive experience and expertise in residential, commercial and rural property transactions. We combine expert legal knowledge, technical ability, and commercial focus to deliver a service that supports and guides our clients through the transaction(s).
We also advise on all aspects of landlord and tenant relationships, including letting, assignments, surrenders, rent reviews, alterations, disputes, and lease renewals.
We appreciate that each client will have different requirements and we are committed to ensuring that the service we provide is tailored specifically to the particular needs of each client. Our precedents are continually maintained and take account of changes in the law as they happen.
We can advise on many areas of Property Law including but not limited to;