Solicitors for Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Solicitors Proud to Serve the Harpenden Community for over half a century. 

Bretherton Law has been helping residents of the Northern Home Counties and London including Harpenden, for over half a century.  Our team can assist with wills and probate, matters regarding children where social services are involved and property transactions (both commercial and residential conveyancing).

Our Services

With so many local law firms serving Harpenden, picking the right solicitor can seem like an overwhelming task.  At Bretherton Law we aim to make the choice as painless as possible by always being professional, straightforward and honest. We won’t confuse you with unnecessary legal language or talk down to you. We’ll listen to your needs and offer honest and practical guidance on the best way to proceed.

We can sometimes propose a fixed fee, if not, wherever we can we’ll advise you of the probable charges up front, which will be as representative as possible based on the information available.

What our clients say

We are delighted to gain much of our new business from client recommendations and word of mouth. We have faith that our expertise and commitment to our clients’ wishes are our key strengths. We have forged an outstanding reputation over the years within the local community of Harpenden; just take a look at what our clients have said about us in our testimonials.

We want you to be satisfied after your experience with Bretherton Law.  While we can’t always promise you’ll get the result you wish for but we can guarantee that you will receive excellent service and the best advice available.

Our telephones are answered by a real person, not a machine giving endless ‘press this’ options.  Our welcoming receptionist will listen to your needs and ensure you speak to the person who can provide the answers you need.

Call or email for a free initial discussion, we are always happy to help.

Contact Us

Tel: 01727 869293
Fax: 01727 853767


Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Out-of-hours appointments available on request

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The Legal Services available in Harpenden.

Our solicitors, some of whom live in Harpenden, provide legal advice and representation for will writing, trusts, powers of attorney and probate services, property transactions. We also advise on child law where Legal Aid may be available in some circumstances.

Why Choose Bretherton Law

Selecting the right solicitor can seem like an onerous task but you’ll find we are different – we are certain that you will discover that we are not old-fashioned corporate type lawyers.  If you’re looking for will writing, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection or probate services we offer a free twenty-minute consultation. Our child law team can offer helpful and practical advice for those who need assistance dealing with Social Services and Legal Aid may be an option.  Our property solicitors are available to deliver a genuine fixed fee no hidden charges conveyancing quote and are very familiar with the Harpenden area and property market.

Professional Accreditations

We are welcoming and friendly whilst at the same time offer a quality service.  To ensure we are delivering an exemplary standard of client care and knowledge, and because it’s so important to us, we seek professional third-party verification. We have achieved and are proudly committed to our accreditations of the Law Society’s LEXCEL and Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accreditations.  We count members of the Law Society’s Children Law Panel among our child law solicitor team.

Supporting the Local Community

Bretherton Law started by serving the people of St Albans and Harpenden.  Over the years our geographical reach has expanded but we still like to support our hometown communities.  We give regular free community talks to groups such as Lea Bereavement Support Service and Carers in Herts.  Some of the other organisations and community groups we are engaged with include the local branch of The Hygiene Bank which supports the Harpenden area, Kick Start, the Citizens Advice Bureau and Refuge.