Solicitors in Danbury

Since being founded in 1884, Bright & Sons Solicitors has been committed to providing high quality legal services to individuals, families and business across the South East and further afield.

As a firm, we have established a strong reputation for combining carefully tailored legal advice with exceptional personal support for all of our clients. By continuing to develop our services to suit the requirements of our clients, we have built a highly accessible firm that combines seasoned legal expertise with the latest technology to provide a convenient service.

Bright & Sons Solicitors is Lexcel accredited by the Law Society for the high quality of our practice standards and client care.

Our personal legal services in Danbury include:

Our business legal services in Danbury include:

Our team also have the capacity to provide expert agricultural and rural business advice.

If you would like to discuss any of the legal services we offer and how our team in Danbury can help, please use the details below to get in contact with us.

Looking for information about our legal fees? Click here to find our pricing guide.


Opening hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Directions for visiting our Danbury office


Our Danbury office has free onsite parking, making it very easy to reach us by car.

Public transport

We are within walking distance of various bus stops which are served by the numbers 3, 6, 31, 331, 332, 336, 504, 510 and FC07.

Plan your journey

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Should you have any additional accessibility requirements prior to visiting us in Danbury, please get in touch with a member of our team so we can discuss how to best accommodate you.

Personal legal services offered by our solicitors in Danbury

Child law

Our team are recognised for our experience and skills in handling a wide range of child law matters, including both public and private proceedings. We have been Law Society accredited for Children Law to reflect our expertise and ability to provide support on the most sensitive issues. We also have the capacity to act as advocates for court hearings where required.

Our child law solicitors in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Child arrangements orders
  • Care orders
  • Supervision orders
  • Defending allegations of child abuse or neglect
  • Child protection conferences
  • Placement orders
  • Adoption orders
  • Special guardianship orders
  • Wardship and orders under inherent jurisdiction

Explore our child law services.


Our team recognise the importance of providing a fast and reliable conveyancing service, no matter where you may be on the property ladder. Our residential conveyancing services have been accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), which demonstrates the high level of service we provide to our clients.

Our conveyancing lawyers in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Purchase and sale of residential freehold and leasehold property
  • New build
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfer of ownership of property/gifts of property
  • Lease extensions
  • Help to buy
  • Shared ownership
  • Adverse possession

Explore our conveyancing services.


Wills and estate planning can be a sensitive area of law, especially where high value and complex assets are involved. Our team can take stock of your circumstances, then provide a bespoke service, with members of our team being part of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), as well as the Law Society’s Probate Section and Solicitors for the Elderly (SfE).

Our Wills lawyers in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Making and updating Wills
  • Mirror Wills
  • Codicils to Wills
  • Inheritance Tax planning
  • Protection from care home fees
  • Providing for children from previous marriages and blended families
  • Appointing guardians for children
  • Providing for underage and vulnerable dependants
  • Succession planning
  • Heritage assets
  • Overseas assets
  • Changing a will
  • Laws of intestacy

Explore our Wills services.


Our private client team have specialist skills in dealing with trusts, meaning we are able to support clients on every associated matter, from the relatively simple through to the more complex. With our support, you will have the right trust in place that is tax efficient and ensures you receive the maximum value.

Our trusts lawyers in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Setting up trusts
  • Advice for trustees
  • Advice for beneficiaries
  • Interpreting trust terms
  • Winding up trusts
  • Resolving trust disputes

Explore our trusts services.


Dealing with probate can be extremely complicated, especially where you have no prior experience of acting as an executor or administrator. As such, we can provide detailed probate guidance to help you carry out your role or handle the entire estate administration on your behalf to keep stress to a minimum.

Our probate lawyers in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Grant of probate
  • Gathering and valuing assets
  • Inheritance Tax reporting and payment
  • Paying liabilities on an estate
  • Distributing of estate assets
  • Estate accounts
  • Estate administration for intestacy (where there is no Will)

Explore our probate services.

Powers of Attorney

Putting plans in place for a future where you are no longer able to make important decisions for yourself is incredibly important. It is therefore beneficial to consider a Power of Attorney, which can come into effect if anything were to happen further down the line. Our team can work with you to select a suitable person to act as your Attorney and ensure they have the exact powers they need to carry out their role.

Our Power of Attorney lawyers in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • General Power of Attorney
  • Lasting Power of Attorney – Property and Finances
  • Lasting Power of Attorney – Welfare
  • Appointeeship
  • Existing Enduring Powers of Attorney

Explore our power of attorney services.

Court of Protection

If someone loses the capacity to manage their affairs, it may be necessary to make an application to the Court of Protection, who can empower a trusted person to assist with taking specific actions.

Our Court of Protection lawyers in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Applications to become a Court of Protection deputy
  • Acting as a Court of Protection deputy
  • Statutory Wills
  • Applications to sell property
  • Other one-off applications to deal with specific matters
  • Contentious Court of Protection matters

Explore our Court of Protection services.

Personal dispute resolution

Being involved in a legal dispute can be incredibly distressing, costly and time consuming, especially if you are not able to reach the right outcome by yourself. Our team are experts in resolving personal legal disputes, having established a strong track record for achieving favourable outcomes without the need for court proceedings in many instances.

Our personal dispute resolution solicitors in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Property disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Wills and trusts disputes
  • Residential landlord and tenant disputes

Explore our personal dispute resolution services.

Business legal services offered by our solicitors in Danbury

Business law

Every business will require tailored legal advice in order to avoid any potential issues and to ultimately thrive. Our commercial law team are experts in the law and the aspects that go into running an effective business, meaning we are able to provide effective legal solutions to businesses in a range of industries.

Our commercial solicitors in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Commercial contracts and agreements
  • Business terms and conditions
  • Partnership agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Investment agreements
  • Business acquisitions and disposals
  • Share buybacks
  • Corporate reorganisations

Explore our business law services.

Commercial property

Commercial property and real estate is always likely to be a significant investment, no matter the size of your business, so it pays to have the right advice at an early stage. Seeking out advice can also allow you to side-step any potential problems for the future.

Our commercial property lawyers in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Option agreements
  • Promotion agreements
  • Land development
  • Secured lending
  • Acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold business premises

Explore our commercial property services.

Commercial dispute resolution

As you will likely be aware, legal disputes have the potential to cause significant damage to your business. So, if you do find yourself in a dispute, it is vital that the matter is dealt with in an efficient and decisive manner. Our commercial team are skilled in dealing with business disputes that relate to a variety of scenarios, via both private settlements and court action.

Our commercial dispute resolution solicitors in Danbury can advise on matters including:

  • Construction disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Professional negligence
  • Commercial landlord and tenant matters
  • Partnership and company disputes

Explore our commercial dispute resolution services.

Agricultural and rural business services offered by our solicitors in Danbury

We understand that the agricultural and rural sector presents several unique challenges that require specialist legal expertise to solve. With many years of experience under their belts, our agricultural team have a deep pool of combined knowledge to draw upon.

Our solicitors in Danbury advise agricultural and rural businesses on matters including:

  • The purchase, sale and leasing of farmland
  • Wayleave agreements and access agreements with utilities for major infrastructure projects
  • Partnership agreements
  • Succession planning
  • Divorce and its impact on the farming business
  • The diversification of farming businesses to provide alternative income streams
  • Contract farming and share farming agreements
  • The letting of cottages and buildings

Explore our agricultural and rural business services.

Local legal resources for Danbury residents

Chelmsford Justice Centre

This is the closest court for people living in Danbury that handles childcare arrangements, housing and additional family law matters.

Find out more about Chelmsford Justice Centre.

Citizens Advice Danbury

General support for a range of legal and other personal matters can be obtained from the local Citizens Advice service.

Find out more about Citizens Advice Danbury.

Contact our Danbury solicitors

To discuss your legal needs, please contact our solicitors in Danbury by calling 01245 226444, or you can make an online enquiry and we will get in touch with you promptly.

Danbury OfficeMayesfield ,Mayes Lane ,Danbury ,Chelmsford ,Essex ,CM3 4NJ@51.7160905,0.579729114
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    • Danbury Office
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      • Danbury
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      • Essex
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