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A Leading Firm of Solicitors in East Anglia
Holmes & Hills Solicitors works with business owners, individuals and local authorities across East Anglia, delivering proactive legal services and pragmatic advice across the region.
Holmes & Hills is recognised as being a leading regional law firm across several areas of law by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners - directories of the UK's top law firms.
Holmes & Hills has a number of panel appointments and accreditations recognising expertise in several specialist areas. We recently opened a new regional head office - the A12 Commercial Hub - over 14,000sq ft of modern, agile working and meeting space at J25 of the A12, Marks Tey, Colchester with free parking for clients.
What our clients say.
So that you don't just have to take our word for it.
  • "The advice and guidance we received from David was clear and precise in what could have been a difficult employment case."
    HR Manager, Manufacturer Supplying the Aviation Industry
  • "Fabulous service and the debt was recovered without going to court."
    Law Offices of Suzanne M. Resiman
Compulsory Purchase and Development Consent Division
Introducing Michael Harman, partner and head of Holmes & Hills' specialist Compulsory Purchase and Development Consent Division. Michael and his team, advises clients on the powers of statutory authorities to compulsory purchase land, the associated procedures and rules, and determining the compensation payable.
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A12 Widening Scheme
(Junctions 19 to 25)

Holmes & Hills is currently advising and representing numerous property and landowners affected by the A12 Chelmsford to A120 Widening scheme. We have a wealth of experience in handling compulsory purchase/blight claims as well as discretionary purchase applications and can help you to obtain the best possible compensation for your land.

London Heathrow and London Luton airport expansions

Holmes & Hills has been a trusted advisor to numerous landowners affected by the compulsory purchase of their land for the Heathrow and Luton Airport expansion projects. We’ve negotiated successful compensation settlements on behalf of our clients and can help you to protect your rights if your land is affected by the scheme.

Energy infrastructure schemes (Development Consent Order)

Holmes & Hills has advised land and property owners affected by various energy infrastructure schemes, such as Longfield Solar Farm, the Bramford to Twinstead Reinforcement (pylons) and the Norwich to Tilbury (pylons) high voltage network. Our deep understanding of the planning process empowers us to ensure your voice is heard during the consultation process.
News and Updates
From departments and lawyers across Holmes & Hills.
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Shared Ownership Rents Reform 2023 

Shared ownership lawyer, Chloe Hawkes, discusses shared ownership rent reviews, and the changes made under the 2023 Shared Ownership Rents […]
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Lidl Great Britain Ltd vs Closed Circuit Cooling Ltd (t/a 3CL) [2023] EWHC 2243 TCC

Construction solicitor, Lawrence Pearce, and trainee construction solicitor, Alicia Hilton, take a look at recent case law surrounding payment notices […]
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Expert construction solicitor Sam Bawden appears on a construction industry podcast for the second time 

Holmes & Hills’ expert construction solicitor Sam Bawden appeared on the construction industry-specific ‘Own The Build’ podcast for the second […]
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