Legal Services
  • Hart Reade Solicitors, specialists in personal legal services and business law.

Legal Services East Sussex

Solicitors in Eastbourne, Hailsham and Polegate, East Sussex, offering our clients experienced advice on all matters relating to the law. Whether personal, family matters or business law issues, we have solicitors who can meet with you, either here in our offices, or in the privacy of your own home and can help with any legal services you may need assistance with.


Services for Individuals

Family Law Solicitors

The family department will help you resolve your matter swiftly and economically – with a focus on resolving matters amicably. Specialising in all aspects of Family Law we offer a free no obligation 30 minute appointment to help and advise you in what can be a stressful and uncertain time.  Read More

Property Conveyancing

If you are thinking of buying or selling your home, we can assist from the initial stages through to completion and beyond. We have a highly skilled conveyancing department, which is a must for the smooth running of house sales and purchases.  Read More

Property Law Solicitors

In addition to the traditional buying and selling of houses, we are able to advise you on a range of residential property issues including: property investment; remortgages; equity releases; transfers of equity; and voluntary land registration.   Read More

Probate

Through many years of experience Hart Reade’s Probate Department is able to provide a thoughtful and efficient service in the administration of estates. We ensure the process is carried out efficiently and at a cost that is proportionate to the value of the estate and the complexity of the deceased’s affairs.  Read More

Employment Law for Individuals

Employment law is complex and different rules can sometimes interact with one another with unexpected consequences. Employment law is also subject to regular change as a result of legislation and decisions of the Courts and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.  Read More

Writing a Will

A Will enables you to set down what you wish to happen to your assets when you die. A Will must be in writing and properly witnessed and there are many strict rules about its contents and the way in which it must be completed.  Read More

Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is an important document and you should take great care in choosing your Attorneys. They should be trustworthy and have applicable skills to make the decisions that you are entrusting to them.  Read More

Management of Affairs

One of the many services offered by Hart Reade within our Private Client Department is assisting clients with the management of their property and financial affairs.  Read More

Trusts & Tax

There are strict rules which apply and expert knowledge is required to comply with the requirements of the law and, above all, to ensure that a Trust is only employed where it is likely to be beneficial.  Read More

Litigation Solicitors

Going to court is a source of great worry and concern to most people. So much so that many feel they have little option but to avoid the confrontation and suffer financial loss as a result. It is very common for perfectly valid cases to be abandoned for this reason.  Read More

Contesting a Will

We understand if you have lost someone close this will be a difficult time for you. It is particularly difficult if you find that person’s Will does not say what you expect it to. It may be that you have been left out of a Will or left with inadequate financial provision, or you believe the person who made the Will did not understand it  Read More

Services for Business

Business Advice

We offer experienced advice and help, tailored to your individual circumstances, on a variety of topics relevant to all business owners, from sole traders and partnerships up to larger companies.   Read More

Buying and Selling a Business

Whether you are buying or selling a business; time and aggravation, and more often money, can be saved by sensible preparation and the early consideration of relevant issues. We can assist by offering experienced advice on the relevant topics.  Read More

Commercial Property Law

At the heart of most businesses is a property. Whether this is office space, a retail shop or just a storage unit, we can advise you on the full range of property based issues that can arise.  Read More

Business Employment Law

Employment law is complex and different rules can sometimes interact with one another with unexpected consequences. Employment law is also subject to regular change as a result of legislation and decisions of the Courts and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.  Read More

Commercial Litigation Solicitors

Going to court is a source of great worry and concern to most people. So much so that many feel they have little option but to avoid the confrontation and suffer financial loss as a result. It is very common for perfectly valid cases to be abandoned for this reason.  Read More

Landlord and Tenant Solicitors

Leasehold law is a complex area and is highly regulated. We have extensive research facilities which ensure that our Landlord and Tenant team remain up to date with all legal developments and provide you with a comprehensive service.  Read More

Negotiating a Commercial Lease

Commercial Leases are complex documents that govern the relationship between Landlord and Tenant. Experienced advice on the drafting and subsequent interpretation of leases is vital and we can assist in this regard.   Read More

Mediation Services

Alternative Dispute Resolution, which is sometimes referred to more generally as Mediation, is a voluntary method of resolving disputes in business without the costs and delay of court or tribunal proceedings.  Read More