Seeking the best possible outcome for you, your business and the wider community.
Brachers is an award winning law firm, providing valuable legal support to individuals and companies.
Founded in 1895, the firm proudly celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2020, having long been renowned for building lasting relationships with clients. Take a look at the Brachers’ story.
Our client base includes private individuals and their families, SMEs, owner managed businesses, publicly funded organisations, healthcare organisations, schools, colleges, further education providers, charities, family businesses and multi-national corporations.
Alongside our full range of legal services at Brachers, we are proud of the specialist expertise we’ve built up in debt recovery, agriculture and healthcare. Our service offering is further complemented through our associated HR consultancy company, Kent HR.
Our family-ethos has left a lasting impact on the way our firm operates. Feedback from clients has led to Brachers achieving top national and regional rankings by leading independent guides to UK law firms evidenced by our well earned Awards and Accreditations.
Playing an active role in our community is extremely important to us at Brachers and this is showcased through our activities under Corporate Social Responsibility.
As a responsible business, we support our people in developing resilience and managing their wellbeing. We believe these are fundamental blocks in building a thriving workforce to deliver outstanding client service and have made it a strategic objective to develop this culture.
We’re proud of our heritage that has seen us working with clients for more than 125 years and we’re committed to building lasting relationships, offering advice that is right for you and takes account of today’s economic challenges.
Legal support for businesses
Our commercial division is recognised as a regional leader in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and restructuring. It advises on some of the leading deals in the region, many of which normally gravitate towards London law firms. Within commercial’s offering is our property and development team with specialisms established over many years in sectors to include construction, healthcare, education, agriculture, waste energy and resource management, secured lending and corporate support.
Our commercial teams, which also include employment, HR, dispute resolution, planning, environmental and health and safety, are proud to work alongside businesses and individuals across Kent and the South East.
Find out more about our Business services.
Legal services for families and individuals
Our private client division is well regarded and offers valuable support to our clients and their families. They support business owners, directors and entrepreneurs together with our well established agricultural client base.
Our family team is one of the leading teams in the region. They act with sensitivity and in collaboration with you.
Our wills, trust and probate team assist across all stages of life and have experience of dealing with highly complex financial arrangements, tax planning, and difficult and complicated estates where personalised solutions are needed as well as the more straightforward instructions. The team also consists of residential conveyancing and personal injury services.
Find out more about our Personal Law.
Debt recovery, insolvency and litigation
Our Debt Recovery & Insolvency team is one of the leading teams in the country committed to providing excellence through good recoveries and strong compliance being FCA accredited. Their client base varies from large national and blue chip PLCs to owner/managed enterprises throughout the UK. They also represent utility companies and have developed a particular specialism in acting for lenders and debt purchase companies.
Our litigation teams support our debt recovery and commercial teams working collaboratively with our clients and adopting a commercial approach to achieve the right result.
Find out more about our Debt Recovery services.
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J Ellis (client)
In depth expertise across a wide diversity of specialisms.
Diligent, professional, succinct, expansive when necessary and knowledgable, but also caring. Really nice people to work with.
Jayne Martin (client)
Empathised with my problems. Clear, trustworthy advice.
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