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Solicitors in St Albans

Based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, our team of solicitors have expertise in family law, criminal law, immigration, disputes and succession planning.

Wells Burcombe is one of the most established and well-regarded firms in Hertfordshire, offering tailored advice at a competitive rate.

We are also able to offer a range of services from our other office in West Drayton, London.

If you have any questions or would like to speak to one of our solicitors at our St. Albans office, please use the contact information below or email

Our legal services in St. Albans

Family Law

Without expert legal guidance, issues involving your loved ones can become increasingly complicated and even result in costly court proceedings. Our team of family law solicitors in St. Albans have experience with a wide range of family law matters and can offer compassionate, yet practical advice to achieve a positive outcome.

Our team of family law solicitors in St. Albans can advise on issues related to child arrangements, divorce and separation, domestic violence, prenuptial agreements and unmarried couples.

Criminal Law

Our criminal law solicitors in St. Albans have built a reputation as one of the most respected defence practices in Hertfordshire, having successfully represented clients in every aspect of the criminal law process.

Our team is on hand to represent clients at all times and can guide you through the entire process from start to finish.

We can advise on all aspects of criminal law including criminal appeals & miscarriages of justice (CCRC), burglary, theft and criminal damage, domestic violence, assault, manslaughter and murder, driving offences, drug offences and prison law.


Immigration laws in the UK are complex and without legal advice, individuals and businesses can find this process confusing.

Our immigration solicitors in St. Albans can advise you on all aspects of personal and corporate immigration law and can help you complete the process as an applicant.

Our team of immigration solicitors in St. Albans are able to assist with EE applications including permanent residence, entrepreneur visas, family visas, illegal entrants and overstayers, indefinite leave to remain, investor visas and more.

Wills, Probate and Estate Planning Solicitors

Wills, Probate and Estate planning processes can often feel daunting due to their complex nature. Thankfully, our solicitors in St. Albans have a wealth of experience in this area and a great track record of helping our clients to navigate these matters.

Ensuring that your affairs are properly organised is important, not only for your own peace of mind but also because it can help your loved ones manage your estate in the future.

Our team of solicitors can help with matters such as making a Will, reviewing and updating an existing Will, identifying various matters related to probate as well as completing probate applications and advising on inheritance tax.

Lasting Power of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) grants someone you trust the legal authority to make important decisions regarding your residence, finances, healthcare, and well-being in the event that you are unable to make these decisions yourself. You have the option to create either a ‘health and welfare LPA’ or a ‘property and financial affairs LPA,’ or both, based on your specific requirements.

Our Lasting Power of Attorney solicitors in St. Albans are able to help with matters such as making a Lasting Power of Attorney, registering an LPA and advising those acting as an Attorney.

Court of Protection Solicitors

If a loved one has become incapable of handling their own personal affairs, sometimes due to dementia or a brain injury, it can become necessary to apply to the Court of Protection for deputyship over their affairs.

This application would then enable you or someone else to assume the role of their Deputy and manage their financial and/or healthcare decisions on their behalf. You can also make one-time applications to the Court of Protection in order to address specific matters.

Our Court of Protection Solicitors in St. Albans can advise on matters related to applying for a Court of Protection Deputyship, acting as a Court of Protection deputy, applications to the Court of Protection to sell property, and statutory Wills.

Local resources in St. Albans

St. Albans Magistrates’ Court

St. Albans Magistrates’ Court handles cases related to crime, domestic abuse and single justice procedure.

St. Albans Crown Court

St. Albans Crown Court exclusively handles cases related to crime.

Hatfield Magistrates’ Court

Hatfield Magistrates’ Court handles cases regarding crime.

Visiting our St. Albans Office

Reach us by car

We are able to offer free car parking to all of our clients.

Reach us by bus

There are a number of bus stops outside our office which are served by the numbers 321, 361, 601, 724, S4, S5, S8, S9.

Reach us by train

Our office is located close to St. Albans City and St. Albans Abbey train stations.


We are committed to making our office as accessible as possible for all our clients. If you have any specific requirements prior to visiting our office, please get in touch with a member of our team so we can discuss how to accommodate you. 

Speak to our solicitors in St. Albans

To speak to a member of our experienced team, please call our St. Albans office on 01727 840900 or by emailing You can also reach us by using our contact form.