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

Accident and Personal Injury

If you have been the victim of an accident or have suffered an injury, you may be entitled to compensation for personal injury, for which you need the best possible team to support your case.

Accident and Personal Injury

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

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

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

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

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'.

FHG Brighton Partners Group
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Let's get started

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 £135 inc. VAT.

Fitzhugh Gates Brighton and Hove Solicitors Office 0194% CLIENT Satisfaction

We may have been solicitors for Brighton and Hove and Shoreham-by-Sea since 1806, but we don't rest on our laurels when it comes to client care. Each year we ask a randomly selected sample of recent clients about their experiences with a questionnaire, the results of which are taken very seriously. We are proud of our staff and how hard they work which is borne out by our latest overall satisfaction score of 94%. The Fitzhugh Gates team are working to maintain and improve upon this score and welcome comments on how we can improve even further.

Fitzhugh Gates Solicitors News and Comment

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Radical cuts to Legal Aid

In April 2013, the government introduced radical cuts to legal aid across many areas, including family law.… Read more
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Dismissal for time off with dependants

Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd. Employees can be dismissed in connection with the right to take time off for… Read more
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Personal Injury Claim - Child v Travel Co.

When a family holiday went wrong due to the onset of severe illness in a child, the parents decided to seek… Read more
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Personal Injury - Road Traffic Accident

In this personal injury case it was explained how the claimant had been involved in a road traffic accident in… Read more

Fitzhugh Gates Solicitors Helping the Community

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RISE - Refuge Information Support & Education

RISE is a domestic abuse charity working in Brighton and Hove which stands for Refuge Information Support &… Read more
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Royal Escape Race

The annual Royal Escape Race has been running since 1976 and sees yachts crewed by local sailors race from… Read more
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Lasting Powers of Attorney

Fitzhugh Gates are offering to donate 10% of our usual fee for Lasting Powers of Attorney to Charity for… Read more
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Allstars Wildlife Festival Triumph

The inuagural Wildlife Festival featured more than just big name acts, but also local young musicians playing as… Read more

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