11 Prince Albert Street
How to reach us by car
The Lanes Car Park is the closest at 2 minute walk from our premises.
Travelling from the A27
Exit the A27 at the Junction signposted A2038. Don’t take the A2038 but take Dyke Road Avenue towards Brighton City Centre. After approximately one mile, the road name changes to Dyke Road (A2010).
Continue on this road. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Vernon Terrace/B2122. Turn left onto Kings Road. Turn left onto Middle Street. Middle Street turns right and becomes Duke Street. Continue onto Ship Street. Straight left on Prince Albert Street.
How to reach us by train
There are frequent trains to and from Brighton Central Station with direct links to London in under an hour. The station is around a 13 minute walk from our office, and there are also taxis available. However, it is a very short walk and may not be necessary.
How to reach us by public transport
Brighton has a series of fantastic local transport links, including numerous bus routes and cycle lanes. There are numerous public car parks available just 2 minutes away from our office.
We recognise seeking legal expertise is not always as easy for everyone, and that’s why addressing accessibility concerns is essential to us at Coffin Mew. If you need any additional support when discussing a matter with our solicitors, please don’t hesitate to contact us, and we will be happy to accommodate to the best of our abilities.
Our legal services for individuals in Brighton and Sussex
Coming to the realisation that a loved one has lost mental capacity to care for themselves, including managing their own affairs, can be an emotional time for all involved. It is, however, possible to act on their behalf through the Court of Protection.
Our team are sensitive to the matter and understands how painful such a situation can be. When you choose to work with us, our team with provide clear, expert advice on how we can assist you.
Our Brighton Court of Protection solicitors can assist with matters including:
- Health and Social Care
- Appointing a Professional Deputy, Attorney or Trustee
- Arrangements for gifting from those who lack capacity and sale of property
- Becoming a Court of Protection Deputy
- Disputes about Finances
- Disputes over a vulnerable person’s welfare and best interests
- Personal Injury Trust
- Statutory Wills in the Court of Protection
- Support with administration and decision making
Family matters are complicated, especially where there are children involved. Often there are considerable legalities to consider, and it’s important to have the support of a professional to ensure problems are sidestepped.
Whether your case is simple to resolve, such as drafting and submitting a divorce application or whether it’s more complicated such as a disagreement concerning a financial settlement.
Our team of experts in Brighton can assist with family law & divorce matters, such as:
Purchasing or selling property can be complicated and often a stressful and daunting time for those it involves, with many legal matters to cover during the process.
Our solicitors aim to make the process straightforward by ensuring everything is done accurately. This helps to minimises stress and prevent delays.
Our residential conveyancing team in Brighton can assist with matters, including:
- Purchase and Sale of Leasehold and Freehold Property
- Lease Extensions
- Transfers of Ownership
- Auction Property
As an employee, you should feel comfortable in your place of work, with no concern about discrimination, bullying and/or harassment. If you have been subject to any issue at work, it’s important to address it immediately, otherwise it can have a considerable impact on other areas of your life.
Our solicitors recognise how devastating such a situation can be to a person, affecting your mental wellbeing, finance and more. We’ll work quickly to resolve matters and ensure you are compensated for your suffering.
Our Brighton employment law solicitors have expertise in matters including:
- Employment Contracts
- Employment Tribunals
- Settlement Agreements
- Unfair Dismissal
- Employment Disputes
If you are experiencing financial hardship, it’s essential that you pursue legal guidance so you can make the right decisions to help you, such as the options available, especially where you have creditors chasing you for money owed.
Our team of lawyers have personal insolvency expertise assisting clients in Brighton in a range of issues, such as:
- Financial Pressure
- Individual Voluntary Arrangement
- Debt Relief Orders
Discussing life after you pass can be difficult, but it’s crucial that you make preparations. Our solicitors will provide the utmost sensitivity when discussing the future and how you would like your assets to be distributed. We are well-knowledgeable in reducing inheritance tax, ensuring your beneficiaries are cared for after your passing.
Our Wills, trusts and probate solicitors are experts in matters, including:
- Asset Protection
- Inheritance & Wills Disputes
- Living Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney
- Probate and Estate Management
- Wills & Inheritance Tax Planning
Our legal services for businesses in Brighton
For a business to be fruitful, it needs strong foundations in place from the get-go, including set procedures, robust contracts and on hand support from an expert solicitor.
Our team have years of combined expertise in all types of industries. No matter your type of business, we can assist with ensuring it has the right steps in place for success.
At Coffin Mew, our expert team of commercial & intellectual solicitors can assist with matters including:
- Data Protection and GDPR
- Intellectual Property & Licensing
- Commercial Contracting
- Business Law Advice
- Distribution, Agency & Franchising
- Competition Law
- Start-ups & Scale-ups
A successful business will face hardship and pressure at some stage of operations, but this only helps with ensuring the business is operating efficiently, which helps with expansion.
The team have extensive experience assisting in the handling of a range of corporate and commercial matters, acting for a range of clients in all types of industries.
Our corporate solicitors’ areas of specialism include:
- Employee Share Incentive Arrangements
- Shareholder Agreements
- Partnerships and LLPs
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Corporate Restructuring and Administration
- Management Buy-outs or Management Buy-ins
- Banking and Finance
- Manufacturing and engineering
As an employer, you’re responsible for taking care of your employees under various legislations, and where a problem occurs, it can have a considerable impact on business operations, reputation, and potentially the business’s profit.
Our team of expert solicitors in Brighton can assist with all types of employment law matters, including:
- Employment and HR
- Employment Tribunals
- Large Scale Redundancies
- Business Immigration
The purchase of commercial property is likely to be one of the most significant assets that your business will own. No matter the type of transaction your business is undergoing, ensuring the entire process runs smoothly is paramount to avoid disruption. For these reasons, it’s crucial to pursue legal guidance.
Our specialist commercial property solicitors can support your business in matters such as:
- Conveyancing Services to Estate Agents
- Planning & Environmental Law
- Landlord & Tenant
- Property Finance
- Public Bodies & Charities
- SIPP & SSAS Pension Trustees
Where your business is involved in a dispute, it can be a concerning matter, with the ability to impact many areas. Further escalations can be sidestepped with the right strategy. Therefore, for the sake of your business and its future, it’s crucial to seek immediate legal assistance for carefully tailored advice.
Our solicitors understand the concern you may have about court proceedings, but with the right advice and support, matters can be quickly resolved through other means.
Our dispute resolutions solicitors in Brighton can assist with matters, including:
- Property disputes
- Commercial Dispute Resolution
- Professional Negligence
- Insolvency Disputes
- Construction Disputes
- Intellectual Property Disputes
- Risk Management
Being faced with financial difficulty in business can be a concerning matter, with a worry about what the future of the business will be. But depending on the circumstances surrounding the financial difficulty, there may be options available to support the business in getting back where it belongs.
Our solicitors are well-versed in the options available and will be able to guide you to the most appropriate solutions to help the future of your business.
Our restructuring and insolvency solicitors can assist with matters including:
- Company Voluntary Arrangement
- Individual Voluntary Arrangement
- Partnership Voluntary Arrangement
- Insolvency Professionals
- Insolvency Disputes
Local resources for legal matters in Brighton
This hearing centre handles matters including adoption, bankruptcy, childcare arrangements, divorce hearings, domestic abuse, FGM, forced marriage, housing, and money claims.
This court handles matters including adoption, bankruptcy, childcare arrangements, divorce hearings, domestic abuse, High Court cases, housing, and money claims.
This registry handles probate.
Contributing to the Brighton and Hove Community
We are committed to contributing our time and energy to support the local communities that we serve. At Coffin Mew, we are aware of our responsibility as a major employer and seek opportunities to support local initiatives that reflect our core values. To us, this includes honesty and integrity, client service excellence, and team spirit.
Our Brighton team is proud to support Children on the Edge, our current nominated charity.
Children on the Edge is a child rights organisation that works hand-in-hand with communities to support some of the world’s most marginalised children, in some of the toughest situations.
By working alongside communities, Children on the Edge design programs tailored to their specific needs and circumstances using their 30 years of experience.
Liz Cheaney, Director of HR & Communication comments; “The work that Children on Edge do is vital and this is why we have chosen them as our nominated charity. They are transforming the lives of children facing some of the most challenging circumstances, by co-creating protective, nurturing environments in which they can safely live, play, learn, and grow.”
Book an appointment with our Brighton solicitors
If you are in Brighton or the surrounding area and need expert legal advice, our solicitors are available to lend a helping hand.
Please contact our Southampton solicitors on 01273 069 999 or fill in the enquiry form below.