Frequently Asked Questions

1) How is Brighton & Hove Law team composed?

My name is Julie Ridley and I’m the practice manager for Brighton & Hove Law we are Family Law Specialists. Our team consists of Lucy Gregory, Jennifer Lynch, Sara-Jane Riddell and Seema Roberts who are all highly experienced Solicitors.

2) What does Brighton & Hove Law do?

We specialize in Divorce, Financial and Children matters, we also have a highly experienced Mediator here called Sarah-Jane Riddell if mediation is your preferred route to settle.

3) What do Solicitors do?

We deal with all matters in respect of a relationship breakdown to include Divorce, Separation, Financial and Children matters and we’ll try and minimise the negative impact on all parties involved.

4) How do I make an appointment?

You can either telephone the office on 01273 205 805, or you can email me
and I will arrange a mutually convenient appointment for you to come in and meet one of our Solicitors.

5) Question 5 Does Brighton & Hove Law provide a Free Initial Consultation?

This firm offers a free initial no obligation 30 minute appointment, so you can come into the office and meet one of the Solicitors to discussion your matter with them.

6) How do I instruct Brighton & Hove Law?

Once you confirm that you would like to instruct Brighton & Hove Law, we would normally request two forms of ID and £500 on account of costs to open up your file and you will then deal with your solicitor directly.

7) Where is Brighton & Hove Law based?

We are based at 63 Coleridge Street in Hove, BN3 5AA. There is parking outside but please note that there are parking meters which you can pay by phone or an APP.
If coming by train, Hove and Aldrington train stations are within easy walking distance. Please note that there are also several bus routes available.

8) Where does Brighton & Hove Law provide services?

We provide a service for local people, London and worldwide. A recent case involved representing a father whose children have been removed from Australia. Therefore if you have any issues at all please do not hesitate to contact us.

9) How much will Brighton & Hove Law services cost?

We offer fixed fee for some matters but the solicitors will go through the cost implications with you at the initial free interview.

10) Does Brighton & Hove Law provide Mediation services?

If mediation is your preferred route, we have a highly experienced mediator here called Sarah-Jane Riddell who will be more than happy to assist you.

11) Does Brighton & Hove Law offer Legal Aid services?

This firm does have a limited amount of legal aid work, if you’ve been given an LBA, then please contact the office and we will be able to sign you up immediately for legal aid. If however you are unsure of your position, then please contact the office anyway and we will offer your a free initial 30 min appointment and one of the Solicitors will be able to help you.

12) In what way can Brighton & Hove Law help with local issues?

We have strong links with the local Courts and Barristers Chambers, who our Solicitors use on a regular basis. Please also note we have strong links with Mortgage and Independent Financial Advisors and we can therefore a assist you with most matrimonial breakups.