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Whitehead Monckton - The Kent Law Firm

Whitehead Monckton is one of the largest law firms in Kent, with offices located in Canterbury, Maidstone and Tenterden. Our experienced legal team provides a comprehensive range of services to both business and individual clients in practice areas including commercial transactions, property, employment, family, estate planning and wills and probate. We have developed expertise in the following areas, rural, charity, property development and leisure, enabling us to provide comprehensive support to clients within these sectors. Browse our website for further details on our legal services and team members. If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact us today.  We are confident our solicitors in Canterbury, Maidstone and Tenterden can provide you with the legal services you need.

"David Riordan is a superb guy with extensive knowledge and experience!"
This is a massive thank you to Whitehead-Monckton for their stellar service. I was regularly kept up-to-date and despite a bumpy road toward completion was always reassured that my purchase was in their professional and capable hands.
Haggai's done a fabulous job and I am very grateful for his input, diligence and the time he has spent on it.
Thanks so much Haggai for all your professional expertise, patience in explaining things to me and just responding so quickly to me without fail every time .  Please do accept the compliment that I am very pleased to have used you to advise on the sale of my business.
I would like to put on record my sincerest thanks for all your assistance over the past 2 years.  Your professionalism and attention to detail have been outstanding and I wish you all the best in your future career.  Philip.  
Over the last 6 weeks or so, Sadie and Belinda have been working incredibly hard on our conveyancing matter. We would just like to express our enormous thanks to them both . Their experience and knowledge of the process was exemplary and hastened the process. There was some urgency to completion of the purchase and it is with much appreciation that completion was actually earlier than anticipated. We highly recommend their services and would like to pass on our sincere thanks for the professiona...
Thank you for the prompt and professional way you handled this matter.  I will have no hesitation in using your services again should the need arise, or recommending your firm to family and friends.
Elaine Stewart
Thank you for an excellent service.  Everyone I met was helpful, courteous and prompt and a credit to the firm.  All was concluded quickly and it was a pleasure dealing with you.
You provided me with an outstanding  service.  I highly value the advice and hard work that you have provided and feel I have learnt an awful lot along the way.  It was a real comfort to know any issue was dealt with promptly and you were just a phone call away if I had any issues.  I would not hesitate to recommend your services.  
Adam Maynard
You provided me with an outstanding  service.  I highly value the advice and hard work that you have provided and feel I have learnt an awful lot along the way.  It was a real comfort to know any issue was dealt with promptly and you were just a phone call away if I had any issues.  I would not hesitate to recommend your services.  
Adam Maynard
I dealt with James Woods who was nothing short of brilliant. Lisa Allbutt dealt with the conveyancing & was efficient & approachable. The reception staff were always cheerful & courteous.  Whitehead Monckton is, without doubt, the best out there. 
I thank you for your care, compassion and understanding during what has been a form and emotion filled roller coaster. You have made the process bearable, simple and I have felt held every step of the way. I’m so glad I chose you to help me.
We would just like to thank you for your work on our first house purchase.  We have found you efficient, patient and professional at all times even when under sudden time pressures. The initiative you have taken to improve the speed of the process and the proactive approach you adopt in dealing with matters has impressed us. As a result we would have absolutely no qualms recommending you and your firm to anybody else seeking the same service, and would happily use your services again should...
David, the outcome is far better than I could have hoped. Your calm assurance and guidance has been invaluable thank you very much. We have used the service of your company on two serious occasions and on both I have been extremely happy with the results.
Thank you for the professionalism demonstrated in your handling of the administration of the estate and of which we are very satisfied.
Can I take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for providing a top quality service for both Anne and I, showing care on what can be a difficult matter, combined with the utmost efficiency.
Graham Ludlow
With many thanks for your efficient administration of the estate.
Rachel, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Whitehead Monckton's ability to provide us with expert and immediate advice on a broad range of issues relating to our commercial property portfolio is invaluable to our business in enhancing the level of service that we are able to provide to our clients.
DP Pensions Ltd
You have been exceptional in all the help and advice you have provided. 
When I embarked on the project of sorting out my will and the other matters, I did not really expect the process to be so positive, so I have to thank you for the fact that everything was so straightforward and indeed rather enjoyable. It is a relief not to have to worry about such things any more. 
Suzanne Head
I really must congratulate you on the precise and thorough way in which you have, from start to finish, carried out the handling of the estate, and also for the courteous way in which you have dealt with all my queries. I am quite sure that you have added distinction to the already high reputation of Whitehead Monckton.
Alan Pickett
I would like to thank you and the other partners (past and present) who have done such an excellent job managing this trust over the years. 
David Chantler
We would like to testify that we have had excellent and prompt service from our lawyer, Mr Garry Warman at Whitehead Monckton. He managed the arrangement of power of attorney and our Wills with the greatest consideration and care.
Whitehead Monckton have been our family and business solicitors for many years. No matter what legal challenge we throw at them, they always handle it in a professional, efficient, and personable manner, keeping you fully informed of progress, whilst advising you of the best course of action.
Medway Bridge Marina
Whitehead Monckton dealt with a number of complex matters within very tight timescales. 
Highland Investment Co Ltd
Whitehead Monckton worked as a team to bring both knowledge and experience to the table, ensuring that I was fully informed throughout the process.
Highland Investment Co Ltd
I was impressed with the commitment to provide a professional service to the client.
Highland Investment Co Ltd
I was kept well informed at all times on progress and given very clear and helpful advice to assist my decision making.
Highland Investment Co Ltd
The Emplegal service is a really helpful addition to our HR resources and has been invaluable in dealing promptly with employee issues. On the basis of the results achieved and the service level received from Whitehead Monckton it's been very cost effective.
PCM Healthcare
Thanks so much for your expert help and guidance on this. It feels good to know it's all done and I can move on.
Intrinsic Communications
We have absolute confidence in you. 
Linda McGrory
Since you have not given us any bad advice in almost 20 years, I would be silly not to listen now.
Aji Das
You set out my choices regarding the different ways of coming to an agreement clearly and in a language that was easy to understand, and were clear as to the potential costs involved. You took time to understand my wishes and it was clear that you took those into account when giving your advice, and you discussed what for me, were emotive subjects, in a relaxed and yet professional manner.
When a potential problem arose I felt able to ring you, and you helped enormously in sorting it out quickly. I knew I could trust you to keep my best interests at the heart of all that you did. 
Thank you for all your help in enabling me to negotiate my separation successfully and I would have no hesitation in recommending you to others.
Thank you so much for all your help and understanding with our diverse business along with the individual needs as they have arisen. The service and support has been excellent, thorough and quick - just what our Social Enterprise requires.
Kent Enterprise Trust
I just wanted to again thank you for help and support through the last 15 months as I don't think I would have gotten through it with out you, you really have been a rock! 
I really am grateful for you going the extra mile and putting yourself out.
We were very appreciative for your assistance and the support we received. I look forward to an ongoing relationship with Whitehead Monckton and would have no hesitation in recommending your firm to others. 
Mr and Mrs Sturges
Our charitable trust application was granted in an amazing eighteen hours. This was down to an efficient, friendly service tailored to our individual and specific plans.
Stephen Jenkins
Dawn has a down to earth and friendly style that works for me. She responds and acts promptly to fit in with my busy work schedule. Her attention to detail and quality of advice means I have no hesitation in recommending her service. 
Steve Radcliffe
I just wanted to say thank you again for all your help and support in resolving my matrimonial affairs. You provided a professional service and were approachable throughout. You kept me well informed and gave clear and helpful advice making a difficult situation much easier to deal with. I would not hesitate in recommending you to others.
Rachel Regan
You were very helpful and I really appreciate everything you have done for me. I look forward to seeing you in Canterbury.
Many thanks to both Marsha and Kayleigh for the excellent services offered throughout the sale of Forsters Cottage, which has been greatly appreciated.
Many thanks for all your help, I very much appreciated your support through a difficult time. Your particular approach and humour were very reassuring and grounding at all times. I'm also very glad for your advice to use the collaborative approach as I feel that has been instrumental in the good relations my wife and I have been able to maintain.
I want to thank you for all the help you have given me over the years. It was a great comfort to me knowing that I could always rely on you. It meant such a lot. 
We were extremely satisfied with the way you dealt with our Will arrangements recently. You listened intently to what we wanted to achieve in replacing our existing Wills.  Your professionalism and knowledge in advising us, gave us complete confidence in your abilities to produce our new Wills.  We were impressed in the timescale it took to put the new Wills in place. Thank you 
The advice I was given was precise, and clear explanations given as required. In addition the process was completed within a week as requested by me and at no additional cost. I have no hesitation in recommending the Tax and Estate Planning department of Whitehead Monckton. 
We thank you very much for all of your help and advice in drawing up these Lasting Powers of Attorney. Until we consulted you regarding drawing up our Wills and you suggested putting Lasting Powers of Attorney we had not even heard of this and I must admit that initially undertaking this seemed rather daunting. However, the matter in which you explained everything to us and gave us the benefit of your advice made the process very straightforward and a pleasure to do.
Mr and Mrs B G Thompson
Thank you so much for your hard work and helpful attitude towards the sale of our business - it is really appreciated. I would most definitely recommend you. 
I cannot thank you enough for what you have done for me. I was in a very dark place when I came to see you but you helped me so much for that I am truly grateful. I hope I will never need you again but if I do, I will make a point of coming to you and I will of course recommend you to my friends.
They're extremely positive and proactive in engaging and supporting charities - they're professional, helpful and focused on the needs of the client.
They're thoroughly accessible and understand the local situation, but with the service of a larger firm. 
I would like to thank you for your invaluable help and advice over the last 16 months.  I wish you every success and all my very best wishes.
It has been a very difficult time and I would just like to say a very big thank you for all your assistance and advice. Your cooperative and objective approach to matters, availability and flexibility have, in no short measure, made what has been achieved possible. Thankfully, you were the ever present voice of reason. I am very grateful to you and I will have no hesitation in retaining your services again.
David took over a long running dispute - poor workmanship/project management of my house build. He took it to mediation for me and won. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.
I would like to thank you for handling my divorce with speed and professional honesty and for being frank with me, which was needed to ensure a correct mind set and settlement.
Thanks for your time seeing me yesterday, it is always comforting knowing that I have yourself and Whitehead Monckton alongside me.
Thank you very much for looking after our requirements most professionally and with such a pleasing manner.
I would like to thank you for all  your help and support in dealing with my mother’s share of her property and for always replying promptly to my phone calls and correspondence, I would also like to  thank your secretary Colleen for her assistance as well.
Roy Hall
I would like to thank you for the work you did for me and my brother, Stuart.  We appreciate all of the time and care that you gave both of us. I would recommend your solicitors to anybody that needed a solicitor.
Valerie Martin Gay
Thank you for being very patient and for explaining things clearly and simply and for guiding us all through all the processes  so smoothly.We will be in touch with you if we have any further need for this kind of work but hopefully that will not be too soon.
Alison Thomas
Thank you for your wonderful service you gave Fred and myself, you were there on the end of the telephone if we had any queries. I would also like to thank your secretary, Colleen, as she was very kind with advice if we needed it.
Maggie Thorogood
Thank you so much to you for all of your help and brilliant assistance. 
I want to thank you for all of your advice, and particularly the sensitivity which you brought to the process. I think you could see from the outset that both (my wife) and I were coming at this from a constructive angle and that we didn't need anything other than coaching, guidance and your professional experience. Allowing us the space to develop the divorce particulars essentially between ourselves meant that we have maintained a level of communication and trust.
I wanted to quickly write now and thank you so sincerely for everything you did for us concerning my parents sale and purchase. You are so calm and supportive and we really appreciated all the direct personal time you gave us. 
I wanted to let you know that throughout the process you have done a fantastic job and we both really appreciated how quickly you processed everything.
Many thanks for your very kind assistance and cooperation throughout during the sale of the property, it's been very much appreciated.
We wish to thank Whitehead Monckton for the exemplary service we received from your Company. Alison Loram progressed the property legalities with calm efficiency, explaining each step simply and professionally. Garry Warman updated our Wills with great skill, leading us through the legal jargon patiently. Both Alison Loram and Garry Warman are a credit to your Company and we would certainly recommend Whitehead Monckton, without hesitation, for excellent service.
I learned yesterday how it is so easy not to get the right advice and very costly and I am extra grateful to you for your excellent advice and all the support you have shown me throughout this ordeal. 
Your advice was invaluable; you’ve provided us with a greater sense of clarity.  We are now much more confident in how we shall approach the TUPE aspects of the tendering process.    
Voluntary Action Maidstone
Thank you very much for your help and advice this morning. It was so smooth and professional that we will definitely look to use Whitehead Monckton in the future. 
This whole situation was a shock and, due to the logistics, a nightmare for us to deal with. Having had just that one meeting with Garry, he took absolutely everything on board and led us through every step of the way, superbly.   Simply they made our journey a pleasant one.  
Keith Anthony Hayward , Southend
Absolutely delighted at the level of service I received recently.  I had an extremely urgent probate to obtain and it was delivered before I thought possible.   I was always dealt with professionally and efficiently.  Well done.  Good job! 
Richard Board
We would like to thank you for making this task as painless as possible!  Your patience and obvious expertise in guiding us through the legalistic jargon was greatly appreciated.

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