Solicitors in Kent

Hatten Wyatt is a law firm for people and businesses across Kent and beyond. You can trust our friendly, approachable lawyers to provide the advice and support you need to resolve your legal issues as positively and cost-effectively as possible.

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5.30pm

Our offices across Kent

As well as our Gravesend office, we also have offices in Maidstone, Chatham, Tenterden and Tonbridge, where we can meet with you to discuss your requirements.

How to reach our solicitors in Kent

By car

You can park at Parrock Street car park, which is just behind the Hatten Wyatt Office. Parrock Street costs £2 to park for two hours between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday. The car park has 648 spaces with 16 disabled bays. Visit the Gravesham Borough Council website for more information about parking in Gravesend.

By bus

You can catch bus numbers 3 and 455 directly to Windmill Street.

By train

Our office is just a 5-minute walk away from Gravesend station, which provides a direct link between Kent and London St Pancras (just 25 minutes on the train).


We believe that every individual should be able to access the legal services they need. If you are looking for legal advice in Kent, get in touch with our friendly team for a confidential discussion about any specific requirements you need.

Our services for individuals in Kent


Our residential conveyancing solicitors in Kent can offer expert advice and guidance to help you successfully complete your property transaction. Our expertise includes:

  • Buying and selling property in Kent
  • Remortgages
  • Transfer of ownership
  • Leasehold advice, such as lease extensions

We are Law Society accredited in the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) for our recognised skills in this area. 

Criminal law

Our criminal defence solicitors in Kent provide specialist representation to people accused of all types of criminal offences. It doesn’t matter how serious the allegations are; we’ll give you the best possible chance of achieving a positive outcome. Allegations we can help with include:

  • murder, manslaughter and causing death by dangerous driving
  • assault, including grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm
  • sexual offences, including rape, child exploitation and the downloading of indecent images
  • domestic violence, including coercive and controlling behaviour
  • harassment and stalking
  • drug possession, drug dealing or drug importation
  • possession of an offensive weapon or bladed article
  • theft, ranging from shoplifting to stealing from your employer
  • fraud and other crimes of dishonesty
  • motoring offences, including causing injury by dangerous driving, speeding, driving without insurance and failing to stop after an accident


Our divorce solicitors in Kent can support you through your divorce, providing advice about every aspect, including:

Employment law for employees

Our employment lawyers in Kent can advise you about all issues relating to your job, a former job or recruitment processes. We know how stressful these situations can be. We’ll guide you through it with compassion and sensitivity. Our expertise includes:

  • Pay disputes
  • Holiday entitlement disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Maternity, paternity or adoption leave disputes
  • Grievance and disciplinaries
  • Breach of employment contract
  • TUPE claims
  • Mis-use of personal data
  • Personal injury at work

Family law

Family life isn’t always easy. Our family law solicitors in Kent can help when things go wrong. Our family law expertise includes:


If you and your family want to live and work in the UK, our immigration law solicitors in Kent can provide all the advice you need about navigating the complex immigration rules. Our expertise includes:

  • Establishing the right to live and work in the UK under a recognised right of abode or a certificate of entitlement
  • Bringing family members to the UK under a family visa
  • Applying for settled status
  • Naturalisation or British citizenship
  • Student, work or business visas
  • Visitor and tourist visas
  • Sponsorship licences
  • Asylum claims
  • Business immigration

Litigation and dispute resolution

Our litigation solicitors in Kent can help you resolve all kinds of personal disputes, no matter how difficult, stressful or tense the situation has become. Our expertise includes:

Medical negligence

If a doctor or other healthcare professional has let you down, our medical negligence solicitors in Kent can provide advice about the possibility of making a medical negligence claim. we can help you claim compensation for things like:

  • Your pain and suffering 
  • Costs incurred for any treatment you require
  • Paying for any mobility aids or home adaptations needed to help you cope with a resulting disability
  • Financial losses such as lost wages and future earning potential

Motoring offences

Mistakes on the road can have devastating consequences, including the loss of your driving licence, a fine or even a prison sentence. Our motoring offences solicitors can help you reduce the impact of the situation on your life, providing expert criminal defence at the police station, during investigations, and at court. Our expertise includes,

  • Speeding
  • Drink driving
  • Driving while under the influence of drugs
  • Driving while using a mobile phone
  • Driving without insurance
  • Driving while disqualified
  • Careless driving
  • Dangerous driving, including where this has caused serious injury or death
  • Offences associated with road rage
  • Failure to stop after an accident
  • Failure to provide a breath, urine or blood specimen
  • Failure to notify the DVLA of a change in circumstances

Personal injury

If you have had an accident that was caused by someone else, our personal injury solicitors in Kent can help you claim the compensation you need to restore your quality of life. our expertise includes helping individuals claim compensation for:

  • Accidents at work
  • Mental injury at work
  • Industrial illnesses, such as asbestos related lung cancer
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Faulty goods accidents
  • Accidents in public places
  • Clinical negligence
  • Being the victim of a crime
  • Mistreatment in police custody
  • Mistreatment in hospital, a care home or in a residential setting

Professional negligence

When you instruct a professional, you expect high-quality advice home a note to make a last. Our professional negligence solicitors in Kent can help you make a compensation claim for any financial losses suffered as a result of negligence from professionals such as:

  • Surveyors, architects, engineers and buildings
  • Accountants, financial advisors, insurance brokers and professional trustees
  • Solicitors, conveyancers and barristers
  • IT experts and software developers

Wills, trusts and probate

Our Wills, trusts and probate solicitors in Kent can provide all the advice you need to plan for the future and sort out your final affairs. Our expertise includes:

  • Making a Will
  • Making a lasting power of attorney
  • Business lasting power of attorney
  • Advance decisions
  • Court of Protection advice
  • Making and managing trusts
  • Professional trustee services
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Probate and estate administration

Our services for businesses in Kent

Business consultancy

Our business consultancy solicitors can help you take the steps you need to encourage your business to grow and thrive. We can advise on:

  • The development of a strategy for growth and development
  • The identification of new business opportunities
  • The identification of new business partners
  • The legal steps needed to merge with or acquire another business in order to increase your service offering or to extend your geographic reach

Business immigration

Our business immigration solicitors in Kent help foreign workers come to the UK to live and work. We also help UK businesses and organisations hire workers from the EU and internationally, ensuring all immigration rules are closely complied with.

Business Lasting Power of Attorney

Succession planning is vital in any business, whether you are a sole trader or you own a large company. Our business lasting power of attorney solicitors in Kent can guide you through the steps you need to take to secure the future of your business, even after you can no longer run it yourself.

Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Our commercial litigation solicitors in Kent assist businesses, and professional individuals resolve a wide range of disputes, including:

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Disputes between company shareholders and business partners
  • disputes with company directors
  • disputes with agents and distributors
  • disputes with joint venture partners
  • employment law problems
  • civil fraud cases, including those involving alleged theft by employees
  • insolvency matters, including claims of wrongful or fraudulent trading
  • claims of professional negligence against accountants, architects, lawyers, surveyors and other professionals
  • infringement of intellectual property rights
  • commercial property disputes and problems between landlords and tenants;
  • defamation
  • debt recovery

Commercial property

Our commercial property solicitors in Kent can advise on a broad range of matters, from helping investors expand their property portfolio and assisting developers devise lucrative projects to helping small businesses and partnerships find suitable premises.

Company and commercial

Our company and commercial law solicitors can assist with all matters relating to setting up and operating a successful business. Our expertise includes:

  • Advice on business structure
  • Company incorporation
  • Setting up partnerships and LLPs
  • Partnership agreements and shareholder agreements
  • Service agreements for directors
  • Contracts of employment
  • Company memorandum and articles of associations
  • Terms and conditions of trading
  • Corporate finance
  • Licensing
  • Joint ventures and collaboration
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Business sale and purchase, including due diligence
  • Corporate governance, including directors’ duties
  • Company secretarial support
  • Company restoration
  • Business consultancy

Debt recovery

Keeping your cash flow moving is essential for your business. Our debt recovery solicitors in Kent can provide credit control services and pursue individuals and businesses to recover outstanding debts. We can also help you take legal action to enforce debts through the courts.

Employment law for employers

Employment disputes can potentially be very damaging for your operations and reputation. Our employment lawyers in Kent can advise on all employment law matters, from drafting policies and procedures to representing you at employment tribunal proceedings.


Our licensing solicitors in Kent can help you obtain the licences you need to run your business properly, including licences in respect of:

  • Pubs
  • Clubs
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Takeaways
  • Off-licenses
  • Gambling establishments
  • Entertainment venues
  • Organised events
  • Firearms

Notary public services for businesses

Our Kent-based team includes qualified notary publics who can provide notarisation and certification services in relation to a wide range of documents, including:

  • Travel documentation
  • Proof of identity
  • Financial documents
  • Certificates of good standing
  • Certificates of company incorporation and associated documents
  • Property ownership documents
  • Corporate powers of attorney
  • Statutory declarations

Local resources in Kent

Dartford County Court and Family Court

Located in central Dartford, close to the train station, this court hears cases related to issues such as divorce, children and domestic violence.

Medway County Court and Family Court

Based in Anchorage House on Chatham High Street, this court hears cases related to issues including divorce, children, adoption and domestic violence.

Maidstone Probate Sub-Registry

This is the local probate sub-registry for anyone in Gravesend applying for a grant of probate or letters of administration as part of probate.

Kent Office51/54 Windmill Street ,Gravesend ,DA12 1BD@51.439135, 0.36915714
    • Kent
      • 51/54 Windmill Street
      • Gravesend
      • DA12 1BD