We are a family owned firm of specialist, problem solving solicitors based in Chelmsford, Essex.  Our experienced team offer expert help and advice to companies and individuals across Essex, London and the South East of England in all areas of law.

A Growing Firm, Focused on Your Needs

From a standing start Backhouse Solicitors grew rapidly to become a leading employment law and debt recovery specialist solicitors, helping hundreds of clients a year.  In June 2015 we merged with Duffield Stunt Solicitors and expanded our expert team to help you with a wide range of legal issues, including:

  • Employment Law for Business and Individuals
  • Later Life Planning – Wills, Probate, Estate Administration, Inheritance Tax and Trusts
  • Conveyancing, Equity Release and all aspects of Property Law
  • Lasting Power of Attorney and Court of Protection
  • Family Law including divorce and children issues
  • Debt Recovery
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Commercial Property including leases
  • Business Contracts, Terms and Conditions
  • Independent Legal Advice

For much more information, click on any of the quick links on the left, or the Our Services menu above.

Why Choose Backhouse Solicitors

Visiting a solicitor can be a daunting experience, particularly if you have never done it before.  We want to change that, so our aim is to make your visit as stress free as possible.  Our free initial consultations mean you can talk to us without worrying how you can afford it, and you can find out whether you like us before you commit.  We think this is really important as we get the best results for you by working together.

With a history tracing back to 1799, but leading edge legal IT systems we can offer proper old fashioned customer service with a fresh and modern approach.  If you want to speak to your solicitor you have a choice – would you rather pick up the phone, or would you prefer to log into our client web portal to see what is happening with your case?  The choice is yours.

Many of our clients have been kind enough to write testimonials and Google reviews about their experience of dealing with Backhouse Solicitors.  You can read some of these on our Testimonials page.

Our Client Promise

  • 30 minutes free initial consultation for new enquiries
  • No hidden costs
  • Same day response to your queries
  • No impersonal call centres – just real experts at your fingertips

Contact Us Today

If you’d just like to speak to an expert about your issue, please get in touch – we are here to help:

Tel:         01245 893400
Email:    [email protected]
Visit:       17 Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1JU
Or send us a message through the Contact Us page on this website.