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Kingsfords is a well-established law firm with various offices across the Kent region, including in Cranbrook. We have strong reputation for providing carefully tailored and straightforward legal advice for a wide range of personal and commercial matters.

Our Cranbrook office is located on Cranbrook High Street and is easily accessible, no matter how you choose to visit us. We also have two offices in Ashford and one in Hythe.

To speak to a member of the team in Cranbrook, please refer to the contact details below. Alternatively, feel free to ask a question by filling out the form on the right hand side of the page.

Cranbrook Office5 High Street ,Cranbrook ,Kent ,TN17 3EB,0.535134,16z14
    • Kingsfords Solicitors
      • 5 High Street
      • Cranbrook
      • Kent
      • TN17 3EB
      • 01580 715144

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Our legal services for you

Residential property

No matter what type of residential property transaction you’re looking to complete, whether that’s buying, selling, or anything in between, our experienced conveyancing solicitors are on hand to provide expert advice and guidance.

Our residential conveyancing solicitors in Cranbrook can work alongside you to provide simple, straightforward advice that ensures you can complete your property transaction without any unwanted surprises or unnecessary delays.

We have expertise in:

  • Sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties
  • Mortgages
  • Extending or altering leases
  • Rights to buy freehold
  • Rights to manage freehold/common parts
  • Tenancy agreements
  • Negotiating covenants and rights
  • Commonhold

Our residential property solicitors’ expertise has been recognised by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme.

French property

Alongside our traditional conveyancing services, we can also support with French property transactions. The service we provide is well suited to anyone who has conducted several French property transactions in the past, as well as anyone who is looking to purchase French property for the very first time.

Our French property solicitors in Cranbrook can advise on:

  • Purchases and sales of existing or new-build residential property in France
  • Pre-purchase advice and post-purchase issues
  • Assistance in transfer of assets following divorce, relationship breakdown or death
  • Assistance with cross-border family law issues, including minor children or incapacity of adults
  • Advice on French inheritance law, including French wills
  • Contentious advice and commercial property in collaboration with our French correspondent
  • Services for French citizens and companies in the UK

Our service in this area can also include supporting French companies who are developing business interests in the UK. This is done in conjunction with our commercial law team.

Divorce and Family

Relationship breakdown and legal issues involving your family can be very difficult to deal with, especially in situations where bitter disputes would only lead to further complications down the line.

Our family law solicitors in Cranbrook will take the time to listen to your personal situation and circumstances so that they can tailor their advice to help reach your desired outcome.

Our expertise in this area includes:

As a firm, we are accredited by the Law Society for Children Law.

Wills & Probate

There is no right or wrong time to make plans for the future. Making a Will ensures that your loved ones will be well looked after when you are no longer around and that your wishes will be respected.

If you need support with making a Will, or you need legal guidance when acting as the executor of an estate, our Wills and probate solicitors in Cranbrook are available to lend their support.

Our Wills and probate expertise includes:

  • Wills & Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection Matters
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Advice for Older Clients
  • Living Wills (Advanced Directives)

Employment for individuals

Issues at work can have several knock-on effects for the rest of your life, so it’s essential to sort them as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Our employment law solicitors in Cranbrook understand that bringing forward a claim against an employer can seem like an incredibly daunting prospect. We, therefore, ensure that we provide comprehensive legal advice that addresses every possible detail, as well as robust representation that maximises the chances of reaching a positive outcome.

Our employment law expertise includes:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Disciplinary Procedures
  • Dismissals
  • Employment Tribunal Claims
  • Employment Termination
  • Employee Benefits and Incentives
  • Equal Pay Disputes
  • Gross Misconduct/Misconduct
  • Maternity Rights
  • Redundancy
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Suspensions
  • TUPE Transfers
  • Unfair Constructive Dismissals
  • Unfair Dismissals
  • Warnings
  • Wrongful Dismissals

Personal Injury

If you have suffered an injury that was caused by someone else’s negligence or was simply not your fault, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim to help you deal with the aftermath.

Our personal injury solicitors in Cranbrook have a strong track record of achieving positive results for clients who have suffered personal injuries. We make sure to take a proactive approach to all types of claims and are able to offer various funding options.

Our expertise in personal injury matters includes:

  • High value road traffic accidents
  • Accidents in the workplace, in the street or elsewhere
  • Medical negligence
  • Psychological trauma

Litigation and Disputes

Many people automatically assume that legal disputes will result in contentious, lengthy and costly court proceedings. In reality, many legal disputes can be settled outside of court, so long as the right approach is taken.

Our litigation solicitors in Cranbrook will provide tailored legal advice and guidance in relation to various legal disputes and claims, helping you reach to reach a settlement out of court wherever possible. If court proceedings are required, we will provide strong representation, fighting your corner to make sure we achieve a positive outcome.

Our dispute and litigation expertise include:

  • Contested probate actions
  • Landlord and Tenant disputes
  • Property disputes (including boundaries, easements (i.e. rights) and covenants)
  • Negligence and nuisance claims
  • Professional negligence
  • Housing and disrepair claims
  • Company and partnership disputes
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Insolvency and debt
  • Debt recovery

Our legal services for your business

Commercial property

Property is likely to be a businesses’ most valuable asset, which means the importance of specialist commercial property advice should not be underestimated.

Our commercial property solicitors in Cranbrook can provide your business with highly personal legal advice that provides your business with the tools to achieve your wider commercial goals.

We have expertise in:

  • Sales and purchases (including developments)
  • Mortgages
  • Leases, tenancies and licences
  • Options, conditional contracts and overage
  • Planning agreements
  • Rights and easements

Business sales and purchases

If your business is planning to grow its operations through acquisition or plans have been put in place to arrange a sale, you will need to make sure you have a carefully thought out plan – which will involve legal advice.

For these commercial transactions, our commercial law solicitors in Cranbrook can carefully tailor their advice to handle the negotiation process and any additional paperwork.

Our expertise includes:

  • Limited companies
  • Firms
  • Partnerships
  • Franchises
  • Pubs, hotels, care homes, restaurants, services
  • Retail
  • Agricultural
  • Manufacturing/industrial

Company law

Every business, no matter how successful or profitable they might be, will likely face a challenge or complication at some point that requires the support of specialist commercial law solicitors. Where this happens, it’s incredibly important to have strong foundations in place and to seek legal advice at the earliest opportunity.

Our commercial law solicitors in Cranbrook deal with the following commercial law matters:

  • Company formations
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Company sales and purchases
  • Resolutions
  • General company law

Employment for businesses

Employment law is very complex and, if your business is involved in a dispute with an employee or former employee, you could end up in hot water if the right approach isn’t taken.

Our Cranbrook employment solicitors can work closely with your business, ensuring that your responsibilities as an employer are fulfilled at all times. We can also advise on potential disputes that have arisen with your employees.

Our employment law expertise includes:

  • Breach of contract
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Dismissals
  • Employment tribunal claims
  • Employment termination
  • Employee benefits and incentives
  • Equal pay disputes
  • Gross misconduct/misconduct
  • Maternity rights
  • Redundancy
  • Settlement agreements
  • Sex discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Suspensions
  • TUPE Transfers
  • Unfair constructive dismissals
  • Unfair dismissals
  • Warnings
  • Wrongful dismissals

Litigation and disputes

Disputes involving your business, whether they’re external or internal, can severely disrupt your commercial activities and provide avoidable disruptions.

Our dispute resolution solicitors in Cranbrook have a wealth of combined experience in relation to disputes involving businesses. As such, we can advise you on the best course of action and the most cost-effective approach for dealing with your conflict.

Our expertise in this area includes:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Director and shareholder disputes
  • Company and partnership disputes
  • Landlord and tenant disputes 
  • Professional negligence
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Claims against company directors
  • Insolvency
  • Debt recovery

How to reach our Cranbrook office

Reach us by car

Our Cranbrook office is within walking distance of Cranbrook Car Park.

Reach us by bus

We are just a short walk away from Congregational Church bus stop, which is served by the numbers 5, 5C, 267, 268 and 297.

Reach us by train

The closest train station to our Cranbrook office is Staplehurst Train Station, which is a 10-minute drive away.

Plan your journey

You can plan your journey to our Cranbrook office here.


At Kingsfords, we are committed to making our services as accessible as possible for all of our clients, regardless of their personal circumstances. If you have any specific accessibility requirements that you think we should know about, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team. We can then discuss how we can best accommodate you.

Local legal resources for Cranbrook, Kent

Maidstone Combined Court Centre

Located in Maidstone, this court handles matters related to bankruptcy, childcare arrangements, divorce hearings and housing.

Find details for Maidstone Combined Court Centre here.

Ashford Tribunal Hearing Centre

Located in the County Square Shopping Centre close to both of our Ashford offices, this court deals with matters including employment claims.

Find details for Ashford Tribunal Hearing Centre here.

Citizens Advice Tunbridge Wells and District

The local citizens advice service is located within Cranbrook Library, offering basic advice on a range of issues for people in the Cranbrook area.

Find details for Citizens Advice Tunbridge Wells and District here.