Our solicitors in Southampton
Welcome to Clarke Willmott, Southampton
We’ve been working from Southampton since 2001 and we have over 85 staff, including 14 partners. Some of our team are in their first year at Clarke Willmott, others are in their thirtieth. We like the balance; it allows us to offer our clients a proven combination of experience and new, innovative ways of thinking.
The spectrum of services we offer is broad and many of our clients draw on our expertise for all of their legal needs. It makes for a concise and harmonic way of working where, by understanding the bigger picture, we can provide the best possible legal advice.
We work with businesses and individuals throughout the surrounding areas, including more than 25 Solent 250 companies, and our out of town location helps us stay to flexible.
How to find our Southampton office
Address: Burlington House, Botleigh Grange Business Park, Hedge End, Southampton SO30 2AF
Telephone: 0238 008 2000 | Fax: 0345 209 2003 | DX: 49665 Southampton 2
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Our Southampton office services
When it comes to commercial law, we specialise in retail and support a number of prominent brands. Clarke Willmott’s business tax specialist is based in Southampton and we also have our own notary public.
We have one of the largest commercial property teams in the region and our clients include developers, investors, retailers, lending institutions and local authorities. Our team of social housing lawyers works closely with our London office and specialises in both development and management.
On the private client side, we have specialist teams in personal injury, serious injury and medical negligence.
Our work in the community
Our chosen office charity is The Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity. As an office, our corporate social responsibility is important to us and we raise money through bake sales, holding fundraising events, and by offering our support by attending their events. These have included supermarket bag packs, quiz nights and charity balls.
The more active approaches our staff have taken to raise money for the hospice include sponsored 10K’s and half marathons, swimming from the Isle of Wight to Portsmouth, and trekking the Indian Himalayas.
Our Southampton partners
Chidem Aliss is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Commercial & IT team specialising in technology.View profile >
Partner/Head of Southampton Office
Kelvin Balmont is a partner in Clarke Willmott's Southampton Corporate team specialising in acquisitions, disposals, refinancing & real estate finance.View profile >
Philip Brown is a Partner in Clarke Willmott’s Commercial Property team with particular experience in commercial and residential development.View profile >
Joseph Campbell is a Partner in the Commercial Property team specialising in commercial Landlord and Tenant, commercial freehold and leasehold acquisitionsView profile >
Andrew Cooper is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton commercial property team with expertise in working for national house buildersView profile >
Partner/Head of Intellectual Property/Head of Manchester Office
Roy Crozier is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Manchester Intellectual Property team specialising in both contentious and non-contentious IP law.View profile >
Jane is a Partner in the firm and head of Clarke Willmott solicitor's specialist Debt Recovery team.View profile >
Daniel Eames is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Taunton Family team specialising in cases involving an international aspect.View profile >
Lisa’s expertise includes plot sales, staircasing, Right to Buy and Acquire, infrastructure, lease drafting and variation, easements, LSVTs and charging.View profile >
Partner/Head of Technology/Head of Franchising
Susan Hall is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Manchester Intellectual Property team specialising in information & communications technology.View profile >
Partner/Head of Serious Injury Team
Lee Hart is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Taunton Personal Injury team specialising in catastrophic injury and fatal accident claims.View profile >
Paul Hinett is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton commercial property team specialising in commercial and residential developmentView profile >
Greg Hughes is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton commercial & private client litigation team.View profile >
Partner & Head of National Employment and HR team/Head of Bristol Office
Kevin Jones is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Bristol National Employment & HR team specialising in large scale reorganisation and redundancy.View profile >
Marc Long is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Employment team specialising in TUPE and outsourcing.View profile >
Tim is a partner in our social housing team, he specialises in shared ownership and extra care development acquisitions and disposals.View profile >
Ruth Morris is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Private Property & Agriculture team specialising in farm subsidies and renewables.View profile >
Niall Murphy is a partner in Clarke Willmott's Southampton Corporate team specialising in share schemes, international tax planning and tax litigation.View profile >
Partner/Debt Recovery Team Systems Support Manager
Kat is a Partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Debt Recovery team. She leads the design and delivery of tailored collection systems for clients.View profile >
Maz Rahmati is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Insolvency team specialising in construction claims.View profile >
Gareth Schofield is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Bristol Family team specialising in divorce settlements and cohabitation disputes.View profile >
Steven Slough is a partner in Clarke Willmott's Bristol housebuilder team specialising in acting for developers in site acquisitions and planning issues.View profile >
Richard Swain is a Partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Corporate team specialising in acquisitions, MBOs and mergers/demergers.View profile >
Peter Swinburn is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Commercial Property team specialising in retail and portfolio management.View profile >
Jin has extensive experience in acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold commercial property, landlord and tenant matters and secured lending.View profile >
Simon Thomas is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Bristol Corporate team specialising in mergers & acquisitions, public/private equity fund raisings.View profile >
Partner & Head of Personal Injury & Medical Negligence
Chris Thorne is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Personal Injury and Medical Negligence team specialising in medical negligence claims.View profile >
Partner/Solicitor Advocate/Notary Public
Owen Williams is a Partner and Notary Public in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Southampton Commercial & Private Client Litigation team.View profile >