Solicitors in Ipswich

Our Solicitors in Ipswich are located in Portman House, which sits within the heart of the business district on the junction of Princes Street and Portman Road.

We moved into Portman House in 2023, leaving our former offices on the Quay.

Limited parking is available at our Ipswich office, accessible via Portman Road.

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Please note: If you are dropping off paperwork at our Ipswich office, the Ashtons Legal post box is the white box on the right-hand side of our back door.

Please send all post for Ashtons Legal to our Bury St Edmunds office.

Opening Times

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

Our legal services in Ipswich

Our Ipswich solicitors specialise in a full range of legal services for individuals and businesses in Ipswich and across Suffolk and East Anglia.

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

Residential conveyancing 

Our residential conveyancing solicitors in Ipswich can help with all types of property transactions, including:

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

We provide safe, efficient and reliable conveyancing services for properties in Ipswich, across Suffolk and beyond. We have achieved accreditation from the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), reflecting the high quality of our service.

Family law 

Our family law solicitors in Ipswich can help you and your family with all of your legal needs, including for:

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

We offer every new family law client an initial meeting to discuss your circumstances and many of our family law services can be provided on a fixed fee basis.

Lifetime planning

Our lifetime planning solicitors in Ipswich can assist with every aspect of planning for your future and the future of your estate, including:

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

We offer clear, sensitive and practical guidance on what can often be very confusing and emotionally challenging issues, helping you to navigate these important matters with complete confidence.

Accident and injury compensation claims

Our compensation claims solicitors in Ipswich can help you get the support you need following an injury that was not your fault, including assistance with:

We are accredited by the Law Society for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence law, in recognition of our strong experience and exceptional skill in supporting claimants with these types of claims.

Court of protection

Our Ipswich Court of Protection team can help make an application to the Court of Protection and advise on such matters as:

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

We can ensure you have the legal and personal support you need to make sure a loved one without the mental capacity to manage their own affairs get all of the help they need.

Employment law for individuals

Our Ipswich employment lawyers regularly advise employees, contract workers and senior executives on various employment issues, including:

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

We offer seasoned, pragmatic advice for all areas of employment law, helping to ensure that you are treated fairly by your employer and that any disputes can be resolved quickly and effectively.

Personal dispute resolution 

Our dispute resolution solicitors in Ipswich can assist you and your family with issues including:

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

With many years of experience and strong skills in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), we can typically sort out even the complex, complicated and acrimonious disputes without the need for court action, saving you time and money.

French legal services

Our specialist French law team can assist with a wide range of matters including:

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

With many years of experience in dealing with the French legal system, we can ensure you are able to carry out your business and stay protected whether you are living in France or simply need help dealing with a one-off issue.

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

Commercial property

Our commercial property lawyers in Ipswich have strong expertise with matters including:

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

We have years of experience handling commercial property in Suffolk and across East Anglia. This gives us deep knowledge of the local commercial property market and issues that we can use to help you find the right property on the right terms for your business.

Corporate & commercial 

Our corporate and commercial lawyers in Ipswich can help with matters such as:

  • 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

By offering commercially astute legal support for your business at every stage, we can help to add real value to your enterprise.

Agriculture & estates

Our agricultural and estates lawyers in Ipswich can assist with issues including:

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

Having advised agricultural businesses for many years, we have an in-depth understanding of how law impacts on farmers, landowners and agribusinesses, so can offer the experienced legal advice you need to keep your business running smoothly.

Employment law advice for businesses

Our employment lawyers in Ipswich can offer your business:

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

Our team includes both highly experienced specialist employment lawyers and CIPD qualified HR professionals. We can therefore offer your business the exact level of support to match your needs.


Our education law solicitors in Ipswich offer:

  • Legal Services for Colleges
  • Legal Services for Schools

We have worked with a number of institutions across East Anglia and the South East for a number of years, so can provide experienced legal guidance for your institution covering even the most complex and challenging issues.

Commercial dispute resolution 

Our business dispute resolution solicitors in Ipswich can help with:

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

Combining extensive commercial law expertise and a business-minded approach, we can help you solve your disputes in a way that saves you time and money, while matching your overall business goals.

Business debt recovery 

Our business debt recovery solicitors in Ipswich offer services including:

  • Recovery of Unpaid Invoices
  • Enforcement of Judgment

We have very effective debt recovery processes that we can quickly put into action for your business, meaning we can typically secure outstanding payments quickly and cost-effectively, usually without the need for court proceedings.

Business recovery & insolvency

Our business recovery & insolvency solicitors in Ipswich can assist with:

  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Personal Insolvency

Ashtons Legal is known for being one of the leading specialist Corporate Recovery and Insolvency teams in the East of England. If you or your business are facing insolvency, we can help you find your way through to the best possible outcome.

Contact our solicitors in Ipswich

To discuss your business or personal legal needs with our Ipswich solicitors, please call us now on 01473 232425 or email


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