Solicitors in South Woodford, East London

Huggins Lewis Foskett Solicitors offers a full range of legal services for individuals and businesses in South Woodford and beyond. Our team are approachable, knowledgeable and accessible, ensuring that our clients get the very best advice tailored to their circumstances.

Opening Hours

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

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Legal services for you in South Woodford

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Funding your case

Huggins Lewis Foskett offers various funding options based on the nature of your case. You may have legal expenses insurance within existing policies, covering costs for legal work.

A conditional fee agreement (‘no win, no fee’) allows reduced or no fees if unsuccessful, with recovery from the opposing party upon winning.

After the event, insurance can cover your fees if you lose and loans may be available.

Fixed fees apply to certain work like lasting powers of attorney and Wills. If no fixed fee is available, charges are based on time spent, with regular cost updates provided.


We have a team of expert solicitors and conveyancers in South Woodford ready to help you through your property transaction with as few issues as possible. Our services cover the purchase and sale of houses, new builds and flats, as well as providing advice in relation to remortgaging, leasehold issues, equity release, transfers of equity, shared ownership and Help to Buy.

We can offer you a free, upfront, no obligation conveyancing quote so you can enjoy our seamless conveyancing services without having to worry about hidden costs or fees.

Debt recovery

Our debt recovery solicitors in South Woodford help to pursue and collect outstanding debts owed by individuals, businesses or organisations. This involves various strategies such as negotiation, payment plans, reminders and legal action if necessary.

Our solicitors provide legal expertise and guidance throughout the process. We can advise on the best strategies for pursuing outstanding debts, negotiate with debtors, draft legal documents and, if necessary, initiate legal proceedings. Our solicitors ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, increasing the chances of successful debt recovery. Our goal is to recover the owed funds and resolve the debt in a timely and efficient manner.

Employment law for employees

Our employment solicitors in South Woodford understand how stressful going through an employment dispute can be, particularly if your job and livelihood are on the line. We can provide you with expertly tailored advice with the goal of helping you achieve the best possible outcome in your personal circumstances.

Our employment law expertise covers contract disputes, workplace discrimination, harassment, redundancy, unfair dismissal, settlement agreements and Employment Tribunal claims.

Family law

Our approachable and reliable family law solicitors in South Woodford can offer you specialist advice across all family law matters, including divorce, relationship breakdown, arrangements for children, financial matters, cohabitation, adoption, pre-nuptial agreements and domestic violence.

Our goal is to help you and your family resolve your matter as peacefully as possible and where possible, avoid taking the case to court. We are experts in non-combative methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution such as family mediation and collaborative law.


Litigation refers to the process of resolving legal disputes through the court system. It involves the formal presentation and argument of a case before a judge or jury. Litigation encompasses various stages, such as filing a lawsuit, discovery, settlement negotiations, trial and potential appeals. It is a legal mechanism for seeking resolution and adjudication of conflicts between parties.

Our dispute resolution solicitors in South Woodford can assist with litigation by providing representation and expertise throughout the legal process. We can advise on the merits of a case, gather evidence, draft legal documents, negotiate settlements and present arguments in court. Our solicitors navigate the complexities of litigation, ensuring clients' rights are protected and maximising their chances of a favourable outcome.

Medical negligence claims

Our solicitors can assist with medical negligence cases by providing legal representation and expertise. We can review medical records, gather evidence, consult with medical experts and assess the viability of a claim. Our medical negligence solicitors in South Woodford guide victims through the legal process, negotiate settlements and, if necessary, pursue litigation to seek compensation for damages and ensure accountability for medical negligence.

Notary public services

Notary services typically involve the notarisation of documents such as affidavits, powers of attorney, contracts, real estate deeds and other legal documents. Our qualified Notaries Public in South Woodford act as impartial witnesses, ensuring that the signers of the documents are identified, willing participants and not under any duress. They also verify the authenticity of signatures, administer oaths and affix their official seal or stamp to the documents to certify their legitimacy and validity.

Head of Residential Property, Baldev Battu and our head of Commercial Litigation, Michael Legister, are both qualified Notaries Public with the ability to efficiently authenticate a wide range of documents for use abroad.

Personal injury claims

Personal injuries encompass a wide range of accidents, including slips, trips and falls, car accidents and workplace injuries. Personal injury claims seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other losses caused by the injury.

Our solicitors can assist with personal injury cases by providing legal representation and expertise. We can assess the viability of a claim, gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies, consult with medical experts and advocate for fair compensation. Our personal injury solicitors in South Woodford guide clients through the legal process, ensuring their rights are protected and maximising their chances of obtaining a favourable outcome.

Private client - Wills and probate

The sooner you start planning the future, including how you will provide for your loved ones after you die and how decisions will be made should you become unable to decide for yourself, the easier it will be for you to proceed into retirement with peace of mind.

Our Wills and probate solicitors in South Woodford can assist you with all estate and succession planning matters, including Will drafting, choosing your Executors, setting up trusts, handling probate and creating Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Commercial law

Commercial law advice from solicitors pertains to legal guidance and expertise related to business transactions and operations. It covers a broad range of areas, including contract negotiation, intellectual property, employment law, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution and more.

Our commercial law solicitors in South Woodford provide businesses with tailored advice to navigate complex legal matters and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

We provide commercial law advice to a wide range of businesses, from sole traders and small limited companies, to large corporations. Our areas of expertise include company formation, buying and selling businesses, acquisitions and disposal of shares, mergers and company secretarial services.

Commercial property

Our commercial property solicitors in South Woodford provide practical, reliable advice to investors, property businesses, developers and commercial tenants. Our services cover all areas of commercial property law, including site acquisitions, planning advice, joint ventures, development financing, buying and selling commercial premises and commercial leasehold advice.

Debt recovery and insolvency

If your business is owed money by an individual or company that cannot repay you or your business is in debt and is struggling to repay, our debt and insolvency solicitors are on hand to assist you.

Our debt recovery and insolvency services in South Woodford include civil court money claim proceedings, enforcement via county court bailiffs, enforcement via High Court Enforcement Agents, Statutory Demands, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, defending money claims and defending insolvency proceedings.

Employment law for employers

We provide strategic commercial advice to employers in relation to all areas of employment law and employment disputes. We also act for employees, so we have a unique insight into the issues and challenges facing employers in the confusing and ever-changing area of employment law.

Our employment law solicitors in South Woodford can assist with matters including advising on employers’ legal and regulatory obligations towards employees, creating contracts of employment, drafting policies and implementation advice, redundancy advice, dismissal advice, dispute resolution, settlement agreements and Employment Tribunal claims.

Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Our commercial dispute resolution services cover a wide range of issues, including debt recovery, medical negligence, personal injury, adverse possession, property disputes, breach of contract and professional negligence.

From the very beginning of our instruction, our commercial litigation solicitors in South Woodford closely align our advice with your commercial strategy, so we have the best possible chance of producing an outcome in line with your goals.

Local legal resources in South Woodford

Citizens Advice Redbridge

Citizens Advice Redbridge is a free legal advice service and a great way to access basic information about a range of legal matters.

National Centre for Domestic Violence

The National Centre for Domestic Violence is an online organisation which provides free support to victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Snaresbrook Crown Court

Snaresbrook Crown Court is the local criminal court located on Hollybush Hill just a six-minute walk away from Snaresbrook Underground station.

Edmonton County Court and Family Court

Edmonton County Court and Family Court hears matters related to children, divorce, domestic violence, housing possession and money claims.

Romford County Court and Family Court

Romford County Court and Family Court hears matters related to adoption, bankruptcy, children, divorce, domestic violence, housing possession and social security.

East London Family Court

East London Family Court hears matters related to adoption, children, divorce, domestic violence and forced marriage and Female Genital Mutilation.

Central Family Court

Central Family Court also hears matters related to adoption, children, divorce, domestic violence, forced marriage and Female Genital Mutilation.

Stratford Housing Centre

Stratford Housing Centre deals with housing possession cases.

Getting to our South Woodford law office


We are located about 5 minutes’ walk away from the South Woodford Underground station. You can get to us on the Epping branch of the Central line (Travelcard Zone 4).


We are just opposite the George Lane Shopping Centre Stop H, served by bus numbers:

  • 179
  • N55
  • W12
  • W13
  • W14

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Contact our solicitors in South Woodford

To discuss your personal or business legal needs with our expert solicitors in South Woodford, please use the contact details below to get in touch.

T: 0208 989 3000