Contact our Solicitors in Portsmouth

1000 Lakeside North Harbour
Western Road

T: 023 9238 8021
F: 023 9221 0952

DX 124493 Portsmouth 9


How to reach us by car

Visitor parking is available at the front of the building to the left of the shops. Disabled parking and access are available at the front of the building.

Travelling from Portsmouth

  1. Take the M275 northbound
  2. Exit to the left onto M27 junction 12 leading onto the A27 signposted to Cosham
  3. Take the right hand lane and at the traffic lights, turn right onto A27
  4. Continue along Western Road (A27 for half a mile)
  5. At the roundabout, take the second exit into LAKESIDE North Harbour

From the M27 West

  1. Take the M27 junction 12
  2. Follow the road round, staying in the right hand lane
  3. At the traffic lights, turn right onto A27
  4. Follow directions from 4 above

From the A27 East

  1. Follow the A27 towards Portsmouth
  2. Just before the beginning of the M27, branch left staying in the right hand lane of the slip road. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Western Road – A27 (signposted M27, M275, Paulsgrove)
  3. At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit into LAKESIDE North Harbour

How to reach us by bus

The nearest bus stops to our Portsmouth office are located on Winterhill Road. They are serviced by bus number 22.

How to reach us by train

Our Portsmouth office is around a 10-minute walk away from Cosham Train Station.

How to access our Portsmouth office

When you reach our Portsmouth office, please drive up to the barrier access and use the intercom to announce your arrival to reception, and they will open the barrier so you may park.


Ensuring that our legal services in Portsmouth are accessible to all of our clients is incredibly important to our team. We believe that each step of the legal process should be as straightforward and stress free as possible and, as such, we will take every measure to accommodate your needs. If you need any assistance during your appointment, please don’t hesitate to call us in advance.

Our legal services for individuals in Portsmouth

Court of Protection

There may unfortunately come a time where we lose the capacity to make important decisions or manage our affairs. This can be an emotional and difficult time, especially if a loved one has lost mental capacity and you are tasked with acting on their behalf. Our Court of Protection solicitors in Portsmouth have a comprehensive understanding of the legalities that come with these matters and are happy to use our expertise to support you.

Our team can assist with a variety of issues, including:

Family Law & Divorce

Going through a divorce or any other type of legal issue involving your family can be incredibly tricky to navigate and come with a range of potential complications for everyone involved. Our family law team will take the time to review your situation, handling your case with care and sensitivity. With our support, you can be sure you can move ahead with confidence, no matter what your case involves.

Our family law solicitors in Portsmouth can advise on matters related to:

Residential Conveyancing

Residential property transactions can be an incredibly exciting venture, no matter how experienced you may be with the property market. However, given how valuable these dealings are, they also come with plenty of potential pitfalls and risks. That’s why having the advice and guidance of an experienced residential conveyancing solicitor is essential for a transaction to go ahead as efficiently as possible.

Our residential conveyancing experts in Portsmouth can advise on:

Employment Law

Issues at work can quickly escalate, with these issues potentially having knock-on effects for the rest of your life, including your general wellbeing, finances and future career prospects. That’s why, if you are facing a problem relating to your employment, our team can step in to lend expert support.

Our employment law solicitors in Portsmouth can advise on:

Personal Insolvency

Dealing with money and finances can be stressful at the best of times. However, where you are struggling with financial difficulties, such as being under pressure from creditors to repay mounting debts, it is absolutely essential that you seek carefully tailored legal guidance so you can clarify your options moving forwards.

Our personal insolvency solicitors in Portsmouth have a range of expertise, including:

  • Financial Pressure
  • Bankruptcy
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangement
  • Debt Relief Orders

Wills, Trusts & Probate

Putting plans in place for a time when you are no longer around can be incredibly challenging, particularly as there are countless considerations to make when it comes to ensuring your loved ones are properly looked after. Our solicitors have a depth of expertise in this area and can approach your case with the utmost sensitivity, including supporting individuals who have been tasked with administering an estate.

Our Portsmouth Wills solicitors can support with matters such as:

Our legal services for businesses in Portsmouth

Commercial & Intellectual Property

Commercial contracts and intellectual property form the foundations upon which businesses use to succeed. Having robust procedures in place that reduce the potential for issues to arise in this field is essential, especially as a failure to address minor details can have a substantial impact in the long run.

Our commercial and intellectual property solicitors in Portsmouth can advise on:


Businesses face pressures from all angles to ensure that they are running at full capacity, ensuring they can meet their commercial goals and targets. Our team have substantial experience in handling various corporate and commercial matters and has previously acted for individuals, lenders and owner-managed businesses.

Our corporate solicitors in Portsmouth have expertise in:

Employment Law

As an employer, you will, of course, want to make sure that your employees are well looked after. Not only will this help to ensure your business continues to run as efficiently as possible, but there are also various employment laws and guidelines which must be followed. Failure to follow these obligations could lead to legal action, which could damage the reputation or general operations of a business.

Our employment solicitors in Portsmouth can assist with various employment matters, including:

Commercial Property

For many businesses, property tends to be among their most valuable assets. This means that whether your business is looking to invest in a property to lease, develop or carry out any other type of relevant transaction, you will need to guidance of commercial property experts.

Our commercial property experts solicitors can support your business with:

Dispute Resolution

Disputes and litigation proceedings can be a daunting prospect, especially they can often conjure up images of tense and damaging courtroom battles. However, with a thorough and holistic approach, these matters can be navigated before situations escalate and result in further damages – both in a financial and reputational sense.

Our dispute resolution lawyers in Portsmouth can assist with a range of associated matters, including:

Restructuring & Insolvency

If your business is facing financial difficulties, the situation could leave you with doubts about the future of the business. Depending on the circumstances, there are likely to be several options which can be explored, many of which our commercial solicitors are well-versed in.

Our restructuring and insolvency solicitors in Portsmouth can assist with various issues, including:

Local resources for legal matters in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Combined Court Centre

This court handles matters related to bankruptcy, childcare arrangements, divorce hearings, domestic abuse, housing, and money claims.

Citizens Advice Portsmouth

Portsmouth Citizens Advice provides guidance on a range of matters, including money, benefits, housing, employment, relationships, tax and law and rights. 

Contributing to Portsmouth’s 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 Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth solicitors

If you are in Portsmouth or the surrounding area and need expert legal advice, our solicitors are available to lend a helping hand.

Please contact our Portsmouth solicitors on 023 9238 8021 or fill in the enquiry form below.

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