Whether you need to write or update your Will, no matter how simple or complex your estate, it’s important to get the right advice.

Protecting your assets, providing for your loved ones and making sure that your affairs are in order is an important aspect of life. Your Will is unique to you and our experienced team will take the time to understand your wishes and work with you to identify the best means of passing on your assets to minimise future potential liabilities. With over 125 years in business, our forward-thinking approach to providing legal solutions means you will always receive honest and tailored advice which goes the extra mile.

Our best recommendations are from our clients who time and time again refer their friends and family to us recognising that we offer an excellent service.

Our experience

Coffin Mew team members are accredited by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Solicitors for the Elderly and the Law Society Private Client Section.

These accreditations provide greater assurance to clients that they have chosen the right firm to ensure their needs are safeguarded for the future.

Our team has a wealth of experience advising on Wills, the preparation and ongoing management of Trusts, Probate and Inheritance Tax planning. We are committed to dealing with your individual requirements sensitively, efficiently and cost-effectively.

Access to our team

We offer easy access to our team with direct dial and individual email contact details. You can visit us in any of our offices which are based in Brighton, Gosport, London, Newbury, Portsmouth, Southampton and Wantage. We often visit clients in their own home, hospital, residential home, or elsewhere as mutually agreed.

Our team is particularly experienced and skilled in working with the bereaved and the elderly and take great care to explain everything in plain English, not legal jargon.

If you would like further information please contact us on 023 9238 8021 or click below to send an email.


Coffin Mew LLP’s team, which is led by Annabelle Vaughan, stands out for its ‘strong private client department and strong capability across a range of disciplines’. The team advises on wills, the preparation and management of trusts, probate, inheritance tax planning and Court of Protection work, and acts for a range of high-net-worth business owners and families and frequently advises on complex estates that include overseas property. Portsmouth-based Stacy Keech  is ‘a delight to work with’, has ‘an excellent bedside manner’ and the ‘ability to think strategically and develop plans that can solve client’s issues’. Associate Rachel Evans has ‘a very good knowledge of the law’ and is ‘very fair, and very keen to seek justice.

Legal 500, 2019

What our clients say

The service that we received from Stacy Keech was really excellent.  She explained everything in terms we could understand, informed us of the cost and answered all of our questions clearly.  We would not hesitate to use your company again and would certainly recommend anyone needing a Solicitor to go to Coffin Mew.  Very many thanks for all your help.

Excellent service – very pleased, all my questions were answered and anything I was not 100% sure on was fully explained.

Rapid service, meeting our requirements. Easy to understand documents produced.

During a very trying and difficult period, your professionalism was a great support. Additionally, however, his very caring and sympathetic approach, coupled with safe practical advice proved invaluable and a great comfort.

Good efficient services supplied by a well versed lawyer in pleasant modern offices.

The whole process was dealt with swiftly and professionally. I have recommended your service to various people!

Ms Webb, Brighton

Being fairly new to the area with no idea who to contact, I chose Coffin Mew because you have been awarded the most stars.  I feel very comfortable in the presence of Kelly Jeffery.

Ms M, Gosport

I can not praise you high enough, well done and keep up the good work.

Mr D, Fareham