Contact our Solicitors in Southampton

3rd Floor, Cumberland House
15-17 Cumberland Place
SO15 2BG

T: 023 8033 4661
F: 023 8033 0956

DX 38505 Southampton 3


How to reach us by car

We are fortunate to be situated in front of Grosvenor Square, which provides multi-storey and open-air car parks. Prices apply Monday to Saturday 08:00 till 18:00, Sundays 12:00 till 18:00. See here for further details.

Travelling from the M3

  1. Exit the M3 from Junction 14 onto the A33 (The Avenue)
  2. Follow the A33 into Southampton (signposted City Centre)
  3. After approximately 3 miles, follow directions from point 7 below

Travelling from the M27

  1. At Junction 5 (Southampton/Eastleigh Airport), take the slip road to roundabout following signs for Southampton A335 – once on the dual carriageway, stay in the left hand lane
  2. Go straight on through the first set of traffic lights, and at the next set of lights, take a left onto Thomas Lewis Way (Swaythling By-Pass)
  3. At the next set of traffic lights (junction with St Denys Road), proceed straight ahead
  4. At the next set of traffic lights (junction with Dukes Road), stay in the left hand lane and proceed straight ahead
  5. At the next set of traffic lights, you filter left onto Bevois Valley Road and into Onslow Road.  Go straight over traffic lights at the end of Onslow Road
  6. Turn left at the next set of traffic lights into Dorset Street.  Get into right hand lane approaching the roundabout
  7. There are traffic lights just before the roundabout (Charlotte Place), the Jury’s Inn hotel will be straight in front of you. Once on the roundabout, keep in the right hand lane until you take a left into Brunswick Place (signposted Ring Road West)
  8. Once on Brunswick Place, get into the right hand lane
  9. Take the fourth right turn into Cumberland Place, and Cumberland House is on the left hand side

How to reach us by bus

Our nearest bus stop is Cenotaph (Stop HA), which frequent bus routes, including buses 1 Bluestar, 2 Bluestar, 7, U1C, X12 and X21.

How to reach us by train

Our offices are conveniently situated in a central area for easy access. We are only a 10-minute walk or three minute drive from Southampton Central train station.

How to access our office

To access our office, please press number 3 and the call button on the top number panel, and a receptionist will answer the intercom and open the doors for you. Please make your way up to floor 3 in the lift, where you will be greeted by a receptionist.


Accessibility is paramount to us at Coffin Mew. We believe each step of the legal process should be made as stress free as possible, including access to our services. We will always try our best to accommodate any needs. Should you need any assistance during your appointment, please don’t hesitate to give our office a call in advance.

Our legal services for individuals in Southampton

Court of Protection

When someone close to you loses the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, it can be an emotional time, but it is possible to act on their behalf. Our solicitors are dedicated and have a deep understanding of the legalities involved. We are passionate about supporting vulnerable people and will be happy to lend our expertise.

Our Court of Protection solicitors in Southampton can assist with issues such as:

Family Law & Divorce

We appreciate that family law matters can come with considerable challenges and are often an emotional time for those involved. Our solicitors will be considerate of your situation and handle your case with the utmost sensitivity. We have the expertise to deal with all manner of circumstances, from straightforward cases to those more complex.

Our Southampton family law and divorce solicitors can assist with matters including:

Residential Conveyancing

Whether you’re searching for your forever home or are a first-time buyer stepping onto the property ladder, it can feel very exciting, but property transactions come with their fair share of complexities, and that’s why seeking an experienced residential conveyancing solicitor is essential for a smooth sailing transaction.

Our residential conveyancing solicitors in Southampton have expertise in the following:

Employment Law

Your workplace should be a safe and comfortable environment, but unfortunately, problems can occur which have the potential to impact your finances, wellbeing, and future career.

Where you are facing issues in the workplace, our employment law solicitors in Southampton can help with matters including:

Personal Insolvency

Facing financial difficulty can leave you in a stressful state of affairs, especially where you are under pressure from your creditors. If you are experiencing financial hardship, it is imperative to pursue legal guidance from an expert who can provide you with appropriate options.

Our personal insolvency solicitors in Southampton can help with issues including:

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

Wills, Trusts & Probate

We understand the discussion of death can be an emotional subject. That’s why our solicitors always approach matters in a sensitive manner, ensuring you are entirely comfortable. Our solicitors have a variety of expertise, from drafting wills to administrating estates.

Our Southampton Wills, trusts and probate lawyers can help with issues, such as:

Our legal services for businesses in Southampton

Commercial & Intellectual Property

From the outset, businesses need strong foundations in place to succeed. Often, robust contracts and procedures are necessary to protect a business and its assets from any unforeseeable problems.

Our commercial and intellectual property solicitors can help with matters, including:


Businesses are often faced with considerable pressure to ensure they are efficiently running to achieve the desired growth and expected outcomes. Our solicitors have significant experience handling corporate and commercial mandates, acting for individuals, lenders and owner-managed businesses.

Our corporate solicitors’ areas of specialism include:

Employment Law

Taking care of employees in a business is extremely important, but where an employee behaves in a way that could damage the reputation or running of the business, it is vital to follow correct procedures and seek legal advice before acting.

Our lawyers in Southampton can assist with employment law matters, such as:

Commercial Property

Whether you are investing in property to lease, develop, or another type of commercial property transaction, there are plenty of legalities to consider. Our solicitors will provide clear, practical guidance you can trust. Over the years, we have worked with a range of clientele and are ahead of the game, always ready to sidestep potential problems should we need to.

Our team of commercial property solicitors can advise on matters, including:

Dispute Resolution

Any type of dispute can be daunting, but commercial disputes can be costly and have the potential to irreversibly damage a business’s reputation. Should your business be involved in a conflict, it is highly recommended to seek legal guidance before matters escalate. Our solicitors can help prevent a dispute before it has the chance to progress further.

Our dispute resolution lawyers in Southampton can assist with matters, including:

Restructuring & Insolvency

If your company is in financial trouble, it can be a distressing situation and often leave you concerned about the future of the business. There are several options available to assist with financial uncertainty. Our solicitors are well-skilled with rescuing companies through the means of PVA, IVA, etc. We will take the time to understand your state of affairs and advise on the best available options in terms of your circumstances.

Our team of restructuring and insolvency solicitors in Southampton can help with issues, including:

Local resources for legal matters in Southampton

Southampton Combined Court Centre

This court handles bankruptcy, childcare arrangements, domestic abuse and claims against employers.

Citizens Advice Southampton

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

Contributing to Southampton’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 Southampton 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 Southampton solicitors

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

Please contact our Southampton solicitors on 023 8033 4661 or fill in the enquiry form below.

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