Solicitors in Tiptree

We have taken pride in the development of our legal services since the founding of Bright & Sons Solicitors in 1884. We now have three offices in the South East, meaning that we can serve clients in Essex, London, and further afield nationwide and internationally. 

We are constantly developing our firm to suit the needs of our clients, investing in new technology, recruitment and other important aspects needed to help us keep providing top-quality legal advice and services.

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 Tiptree include:

Our business legal services in Tiptree include:

We also have the expertise to assist with agricultural and rural business advice.

If you would like to discuss any of the legal services we offer and how we 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.

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    • Tiptree Office
      • Lime House
      • 75 Church Road
      • Tiptree
      • Colchester
      • Essex
      • CO5 0HB

Directions for visiting our Tiptree office


We provide free onsite parking, making it simple for clients to access legal services.

Public transport

Our office is located near the centre bus stop, with local bus routes, including 75, 91 and 903.

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Our aim is to make legal advice accessible for all. That is why in each of our offices we provide disabled access. If you need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us, and we will try and accommodate your needs in the best way possible.

Personal legal services offered by our solicitors in Tiptree

Child law

Our team are well recognised for their child law services with Law Society accreditation for Children Law. We always aim to provide sensitive support and advice to those facing difficult child law matters, assisting in both public and private proceedings, as well as acting as advocates for court hearings.

Our child law solicitors in Tiptree can aid with the following matters:

  • 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

See here for our child law services.   


Whether you’re a first-time buyer, investor or have any other property needs, we offer a fast, trusted conveyancing service. Our services have been recognised and accredited with the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), verifying the high level of service that we deliver to our clients.

The type of conveyancing advice and service we can provide includes:

  • 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

See here for our conveyancing services.


No matter your situation or the complexities of your estate, our Tiptree solicitors can provide top-quality expertise to support you. Our team includes members of the Law Society’s Probate Section and Solicitors for the Elderly (SfE), alongside some of the team being full members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Our Tiptree Wills lawyers can help with 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
  • Appoint guardians for children
  • Providing for underage and vulnerable dependants
  • Succession planning
  • Heritage assets
  • Overseas assets
  • Changing a Will
  • Laws of intestacy

 See here for our Wills services.


Our team have particular expertise in trusts and are happy to assist with even the most complex matters, as well as helping those with more straightforward issues. We will ensure that you choose the correct trust and make certain that the management process of it will allow your beneficiaries to receive the maximum value. 

Our trusts solicitors in Tiptree can advise on the following matters:

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

See here for our trusts services.


Probate can be hard to deal with when you are faced with the loss of a close relative or friend. We want to ensure that you are entirely supported throughout the process. Our lawyers can provide clear, sensitive assistance or fully handle the probate process on your behalf so that you needn’t worry and can focus on your grief and supporting other loved ones.

Should you need assistance from a probate lawyer, we can help with 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)

See here for our probate services.

Powers of Attorney

Good forward planning should include considering what would happen if you ever need assistance with managing your wellbeing or finances in the future. It is beneficial to consider a Power of Attorney in case matters change and you are no longer able to make decisions that benefit you.

Our team will be able to help you select a trusted person who will make the right decisions for you, as well as clearly specifying their role, so they are aware of what they can and cannot do on your behalf.

Our solicitors can help you with Power of Attorney matters, including:

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

See here for our Power of Attorney services.

Court of Protection

When a loved one no longer has the capacity to make decisions for themselves, it can be necessary to appoint an appropriate trusted person to continue the management of their affairs. Our team can help to make an application to the court to put somebody in this role who will take actions that will best benefit the vulnerable person.

Our Court of Protection lawyers can assist with the following matters:

  • 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

See here for our Court of Protection services.

Personal dispute resolution

We recognise that no one likes to be involved in a dispute, especially given that it can be time consuming and expensive. Our team aspire to resolve disputes quickly and outside of court wherever possible. If court is necessary, we will continue to provide support throughout the process, always aiming to make it as stress-free as possible and having your best interests at heart.

Our Tiptree solicitors can help with personal dispute resolution matters, including:

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

See here for our personal dispute resolution services.

Business legal services offered by our solicitors in Tiptree

Business law

Having specialist legal advice is necessary for all businesses, especially when you are just starting out. It can help you to take the right next steps, ensure you are making the best decisions to avoid any disputes, but also to assist in the smooth running of the business.

Our commercial solicitors in Tiptree 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

See here for our business law services.

Commercial property

Purchasing property as an investment or for business premises involves many complex legal matters. Our team have years of experience helping clients with all aspects of commercial property law. We will help you with each step of a transaction, including advice on the terms of property deals, assessing future issues and planning to overcome them if they should occur.

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

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

See here for our commercial property services.

Commercial dispute resolution

Disputes within a business can be extremely stressful and potentially damaging for the business’s reputation. Making sure that all problems are dealt with in a quick and professional manner is key to protecting a business and lessening the risk of any future problems occurring.

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

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

See here for our commercial dispute resolution services.

Agricultural and rural business services offered by our solicitors in Tiptree

We completely understand the importance of farming families’ agricultural and rural businesses and have been assisting clients in this sector for more than 130 years. We have significant experience in dealing with complex matters, so you can be reassured that we know exactly what we are doing and talking about.

Our solicitors in Tiptree can advise on agricultural and rural business 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

See here for our agricultural and rural business services.

Local legal resources for Tiptree residents

Colchester Magistrates' Court and Family Court

This court hears cases relating to childcare arrangements, domestic abuse, and others.

Find out more about Colchester Magistrates' Court and Family Court.

Colchester Citizens Advice

Colchester citizens advice can provide general guidance on personal and law-related matters. For more information, click here

Contact our Tiptree solicitors

To discuss your legal needs, please contact our solicitors in Tiptree by calling 01621 819019, or you can make an online enquiry and we will get back to you promptly.