We have a fantastic team of solicitors at our Battle office who are happy to help you with your legal enquiry.
Our office is located in the centre of Battle, situated on Upper Lake and just a short walk away from Battle Abbey.
We’re an experienced team of solicitors with the resources to assist clients across East Sussex and beyond.
Whether you’re taking your very first step onto the property ladder or you require advice and guidance regarding a dispute you wish to settle, we can help. We are careful and considerate in our approach and will strive to provide the very best legal support for your case.
To speak to one of our friendly and approachable solicitors in Battle, feel free to get in touch whenever is convenient to you. We are available on the phone, by email and, of course, at our local Battle office. No enquiry is too big or small and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
Supporting our community in Battle for 200 years
How to find our solicitors in Battle
Reaching us by car
There are a few on street car parking spaces along Upper Lake and High Street, however, Mount Street Car Park is just a 6-minute walk away from our office in Battle. Parking costs as little as £1 for an hour or £5 all day. Find directions from Mount Street Car Park to our Battle office, here.
Reaching us by bus
Our office in Battle is located close to Battle’s high street and the majestic Abbey, which makes it very easy to reach by bus from a number of areas nearby.
Bus routes 95, 304, 305, 384, B67, B72, B74 and B75 stop just outside the Abbey, which is just a 3-minute walk away from our office. Find more information here.
Reaching us by train
We are just a 7-minute walk away from Battle Railway Station.
It is of paramount importance to us that we make our services as accessible to everyone as possible.
If you would like to find out more about our Battle office’s accessibility, or if you have a specific requirement ahead of your appointment with us, please do not hesitate to get in touch and a member of our team will be more than happy to help.
We look forward to meeting each one of our clients and potential clients so you can expect a warm and friendly welcome when you visit Heringtons Solicitors. What’s more, we run a dog-friendly office environment so please do feel free to visit with your own furry friend if you are more comfortable doing so.
Our services for you
Conveyancing and residential property
Our team of lawyers in Battle specialise in various residential property services, from first time purchases to transfer of equity to lease extensions, to name a few. Our unparalleled local expertise has allowed us to become members of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
We have been assisting local residents in Battle and around East Sussex for over 200 years and we are proud of the reputation we have built in the area.
While we are first and foremost professionals, we are also caring and compassionate individuals who are prepared to support you with any family law issues you are facing. Be that a separation, no fault divorce, or child maintenance proceedings, we can help you through a difficult time with honest and considerate guidance.
Wills & powers of attorney
Thinking ahead to the future and the unknown can be daunting, however, having a plan in place can also be very liberating. Taking the time to ensure your affairs are in order, loved ones are taken care of, and someone you trust will be there to support you when times are tough, can put your mind at ease and allow you to live life to the full in the here and now.
Not only can we guide you through the process of making an official Will, we can also advise and support you when the time comes to select your powers of attorney. A number of our Battle solicitors are registered with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and our services include:
- Putting in place lasting powers of attorney
- Putting in place an ordinary powers of attorney
- Registering powers of attorney, including enduring powers of attorney
- Helping attorneys fulfil their role under a power of attorney
Elderly and vulnerable client care & Court of Protection
We have a specialist Elderly Client team who are members of Solicitors for the Elderly and who are available to work with yourself or a loved one, to help you navigate the complexities of various legal processes. We make sure to keep all of our clients up to date with everything and will always explain things to you in plain English.
We are available to cover the following on behalf of our elderly clients:
- Managing financial affairs
- Court of Protection matters, including:
- Deputyship applications
- Mental capacity issues
- Statutory Wills
- Will writing, powers of attorney and advance decisions (also known as living wills)
- Care matters, including:
- Community care
- Funding issues
- Safeguarding disputes and ‘elder abuse’
- Residential property and conveyancing advice, including transfers of equity, equity release, and protecting property from care home fees
Our services for your business
Our experienced team of commercial property solicitors in Battle have assisted many local businesses in a range of legal proceedings. We love to work on all commercial property matters, whether that’s for a small business, an international company, a landlord and tenant or a portfolio investor.
We are able to offer our commercial property clients the following legal services:
- Buying or selling your business
- Buying or selling investment property
- Residential and commercial development
- Commercial leases
- Commercial landlord and tenant law
- Agricultural property
- Secured lending
Joining forces with another business or investor can be an extremely exciting time for your company, however it’s vital that all legalities are covered and in the correct way, to safeguard all of those involved and to set your partnership up to be a fruitful one.
We can help you to set up a business partnership, organise partnership agreements and advise on the day-to-day management of your business and your partnership. We can also support those who wish to dissolve a partnership.
Maintaining shareholder relationships is of vital importance to the success of a business. With solid legal advice from a specialist team of commercial solicitors, you can strengthen those relationships while keeping your business secure. We have years of experience in dealing with shareholder relationships and can assist you with everything from drafting agreements to dispute resolution.
Contracts are the backbone of any business as they not only add a layer of security, they also provide peace of mind to you as a business owner. We can offer advice and support on a range of commercial contracts, including:
- Contracts for the supply of goods and services
- Terms and conditions of business
- Promotion agreements
- Agency agreements
- Private secured lending agreements
- Any other type of commercial contract
Data protection and GDPR
Data protection is a minefield, even more so since the introduction of GDPR. However, it’s vital that businesses comply with the latest data protection standards in order to avoid disputes and penalties further down the line. We are a leading law firm in East Sussex for data protection and we regularly assist clients with enquiries concerning data protection policies, risk assessment and day-to-day compliance.
Local legal resources in Battle
Hastings County Court and Family Court
This court handles matters including adoption, bankruptcy, childcare arrangements, no fault divorce hearings, domestic abuse, high court cases, housing, and money claims.
Rother District Citizens Advice Bureau
This citizens advice service can provide expert advice and support on a range of legal matters.