Solicitors in Herne Bay

Girlings Solicitors is one of Kent’s leading law firms, serving individuals and businesses in Herne Bay and the surrounding areas. We also have other legal offices in the south east in Ashford and Canterbury.

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With over a hundred staff and many long decades of experience, we have the skills to assist with a wide range of personal and business law matters. Our expert solicitors and legal advisers are all recognised specialists in their respective fields, and are well known for their friendly, down-to-earth and professional approach.

Girlings Solicitors is also fully Lexcel accredited - the Law Society’s quality mark for excellence in legal practice management and client care.

Speak to an expert at our Herne Bay office today by visiting the Contact Us page or calling us on 01227 367355.

Branch Partner, Herne Bay office: Sarah Finnis

Our Services

Our experienced team of Herne Bay solicitors and legal experts are all specialists in their particular areas of practice:

Personal Law

We offer legal support and advice for families and individuals across a wide range of issues. Our legal experts and personal law solicitors in Herne Bay can help with a variety of concerns from residential property and conveyancing to family law matters such as divorce and separation, children, Wills, and estate administration.

Business Law

Our experts provide trusted advice to many types of businesses in the local area on employment law, commercial property, dispute resolution and debt recovery as well as corporate and commercial services   which include advice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, articles of association and more.


We also offer legal services for charities and other not-for-profit organisations.

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

For specialist advice on Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence claims, our sister company, Girlings Personal Injury Claims can advise and help you.

How to find us:

Girlings Solicitors
45 William Street, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5NR

T: 01227 367355
F: 01227 365348

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm


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By Car

William Street Car Park (CT6 5EW) is minutes away.

By Train

If you are travelling by train, Herne Bay Station is around a 15 minute walk from the office.

By Bus

Stagecoach runs regular local bus services into Herne Bay and our office is located minutes from the town centre.

Our Herne Bay office

Girlings Solicitors has had a presence in Herne Bay since 1934 when the firm first started providing legal services in the town, operating from above the Midland Bank. 

In 2006 Girlings Solicitors merged with Ian Burrow and Co, a highly respected Herne Bay conveyancing law firm, and moved to offices at 39 William Street. On 1 September 2020, our Herne Bay office moved to large offices just a few doors down and are now based at 45 William Street.

Today, we also offer legal services to customers in the extended Herne Bay area including locations such as Herne, Broomfield, Eddington, Beltinge and Greenhill. 

At Girlings, we enjoy getting involved with local organisations, events and causes. We sponsor the Herne Bay Hockey Club's men’s first eleven, and our Branch Partner and Head of Family Law, Sarah Finnis, is the current President of Rotary Herne Bay.

We contribute to a number of causes in the local area - our corporate charity is Take Off, a Canterbury-based mental health organisation providing social support in the form of self-help groups and other activities. We are also regularly involved in fundraisers and events for other Kent organisations which include Strode Park Foundation and Pilgrims Hospices.

If you need advice from our lawyers and legal experts on an issue or particular case, please do not hesitate to get in contact with our experienced Herne Bay team who will be happy to help.

Girlings Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No. 614527. Girlings Personal Injury Claims Ltd is a separate companyauthorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No. 522082.

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