Solicitors in Cambridge

Our Solicitors in Cambridge are situated in a prominent position on Newmarket Road and is a short walk from the Grafton Centre and Cambridge city centre, in Cambridgeshire.

Ashtons Legal founding firms have had a presence in the city since 1919, with clients including large companies in a variety of sectors, small and medium-sized businesses, major property developers, banks, institutions and government departments, as well as private individuals.

The Legal 500 (an independent publication commenting on top firms in the UK) describes our lawyers as “exceptional, empathetic”, “always value for money” and “meticulous, helpful and hands-on”.

Limited parking is available at our Cambridge office.

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Opening Times

  • Monday0830-1730
  • Tuesday 0830-1730
  • Wednesday 0830-1730
  • Thursday 0830-1730
  • Friday 0830-1730
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Our legal services in Cambridge

Our Cambridge solicitors offer specialist legal services for both individuals and businesses in Cambridge, across Cambridgeshire and across the East of England.

Our lawyers in Cambridge can help you and your family with:

Residential Conveyancing 

Our Cambridge conveyancing solicitors offer safe, reliable support for all types of conveyancing transactions in Cambridge and the surrounding area. We are accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) and can help with all types of property transactions, including:

  • Buying & selling houses
  • Mortgages & remortgaging
  • Tenancy agreements
  • Transfer of equity
  • Equity release


Family law 

Our family law solicitors in Cambridge are highly experienced in this complex area and can assist with matters including:

  • Divorce
  • Divorce financial settlements
  • Children law
  • Separation
  • Civil partnership dissolution
  • Pre/post nuptial agreements
  • Domestic violence
  • Cohabitation

Lifetime planning

Our lifetime planning solicitors in Cambridge offer sensitive, practical advice for all of the issues surrounding planning for your future and the future of your estate, including:

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Estate & tax planning
  • Powers of attorney
  • Tax planning & trusts

Accident and injury compensation claims

Our Cambridge compensation claims team are accredited by the Law Society for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence law, so offer recognised expertise in dealing with even the most complex and high value accident and injury claims, including:

Court of protection

Our Cambridge Court of Protection team can offer the legal and personal support you need to help manage the affairs of a loved one who lacks the mental capacity to do so themselves. We can assist with all matters related to:

  • Statutory Wills
  • Compensation Protection Trusts
  • Professional Court of Protection deputyship

Employment law for individuals

Our Cambridge employment lawyers offer experienced advice and representation for employees of all levels, helping to ensure your employer treats you fairly and that any workplace disputes can be resolved quickly and effectively. Our expertise includes:

  • Contracts of Employment & Service Agreements
  • Disciplinary & grievance
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Discrimination & equal pay
  • Redundancy
  • TUPE
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Employment Tribunal claims

Personal dispute resolution 

Our dispute resolution solicitors in Cambridge are highly experienced in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This means we can usually find a solution for even the most complex disputes for you and your family without the need for court proceedings, including:

  • Inheritance disputes
  • Landlord & tenant disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Mediation

French legal services

Our specialist French law team offer extensive experience dealing with a wide range of issues related to property, family law and lifetime planning under the French legal system. Our French law expertise includes:

  • French litigation assistance
  • French property
  • French personal tax
  • French matrimonial transfers
  • French Wills & succession

Our commercial law solicitors in Cambridge can help your business with:

Commercial property

Our commercial property lawyers in Cambridge are highly experienced in dealing with all sorts of property matters for business clients across the East of England. Our expertise includes:

  • Commercial landlord & tenant
  • Commercial development
  • Planning
  • Environment & waste
  • Property investment & property management
  • Residential development
  • Commercial property disputes

Corporate & Commercial 

Our corporate and commercial lawyers in Cambridge can help your business at every stage, from starting up to expanding and restructuring, right through to sales and mergers. Our corporate law expertise includes:

  • Company formation & secretarial services
  • Partnerships & LLPs
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Business mergers & acquisitions
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Terms of business
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Charity law
  • Intellectual property
  • Investment agreements
  • Medical business law
  • Franchising

Agriculture & estates

Our agricultural and estates lawyers in Cambridge have been working across this sector for many years, so can offer tried and tested expertise for farmers, landowners and agribusinesses across a range of issues, including:

  • Agricultural tax planning
  • Agricultural investigations & prosecutions
  • Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs)
  • Agricultural transport

Employment law advice for businesses

Our employment specialists in Cambridge include both employment lawyers and qualified HR professionals. This means we can offer your business one-off advice or a comprehensive employment law and HR solution covering areas such as:

  • Employment law advice
  • Outsourced HR support
  • Employment law & HR training
  • Representation for employment claims


Our education law solicitors in Cambridge regularly advise a wide range of institutions across Cambridgeshire and the East of England, covering all areas of education law. Our expertise includes:

  • Legal Services for Colleges
  • Legal Services for Schools

Commercial dispute resolution 

Our business dispute resolution solicitors in Cambridge offer exceptional commercial law expertise and a pragmatic approach focused on getting the right outcome for your overall goals. Our litigation team can assist with matters including:

  • Business Disputes
  • Business Mediation
  • Commercial Property Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Funding of Disputes
  • Professional negligence claims

Business debt recovery 

Our Cambridge business debt recovery solicitors offer a fast, cost-effective service for securing outstanding payments owed to your business. We can assist you with:

  • Recovery of Unpaid Invoices
  • Enforcement of Judgment

Business recovery & insolvency

Our business recovery & insolvency solicitors in Cambridge are recognised experts in Corporate Recovery and Insolvency. As one of the leading specialist teams dealing with these matters in the East of England, we can help your business with:

  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Personal Insolvency

Contact our solicitors in Cambridge

To discuss your business or personal legal needs with our Cambridge solicitors, please call us now on 01223 363111 or email


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