Hughes Solicitors
19 High Street
Heathfield
TN21 8LU

8:45am to 5pm
Monday to Friday
(evenings and weekend
by prior appointment)

Hughes Solicitors
19 High Street
Heathfield
TN21 8LU

8:45am to 5pm
Monday to Friday
(evenings and weekend
by prior appointment)

Glowing feedback from 2022 Lexcel Assessment

Glowing feedback from 2022 Lexcel Assessment

The team at Hughes Solicitors is delighted to have received this exceptional feedback after the firm’s annual reassessment for the Lexcel Practice Management Standard accreditation, a legal practice quality mark awarded by The Law Society for outstanding client care,...

The benefits of a health and welfare power of attorney

The benefits of a health and welfare power of attorney

A health and welfare lasting power of attorney is becoming an increasingly popular tool for people who want certainty about how their affairs should be managed if they lose mental capacity. It allows you, the donor, to state in a legally binding document who you would...

Do we need to value an estate for probate?

Do we need to value an estate for probate?

When someone has died, it will be necessary to calculate the total value of their estate, and this needs to be done fairly promptly – so it can be helpful to ensure your personal paperwork filing is up to date, clearly labelled and easy to find.

Glowing report from 2021 Lexcel Assessment

Glowing report from 2021 Lexcel Assessment

It has been a challenging eighteen months for every business due to the pandemic, especially law firms.  Initially, the demand for making a will soared, and then the property sector has faced additional challenges as the stamp duty holiday caused the housing market to...

Hughes Solicitors at Le Marché

Hughes Solicitors at Le Marché

On 30 August 2021, Hughes Solicitors will have a presence at Le Marché and the team will be sharing information about our legal services for wills and probate and residential conveyancing. We will be setting up a small marquee just outside our office.  We have a...

A warm welcome to residential property solicitor Daniel Pike

A warm welcome to residential property solicitor Daniel Pike

Our residential property team in Heathfield goes from strength to strength with the addition of Daniel Pike, a solicitor and South East property market expert. With over 15 years of experience, Daniel has acted for clients on a wide range of property matters...

Big weddings on again – but don’t forget your will …

Big weddings on again – but don’t forget your will …

From today, 21 June, big wedding ceremonies and receptions are back on in England, with no restriction on the number of guests who can be invited as long as it is held outside or in a Covid-secure public venue, and all social distancing rules are complied with. This...

Rod Hughes becomes Consultant Solicitor, retiring as Partner

Rod Hughes becomes Consultant Solicitor, retiring as Partner

It is with mixed feelings that we announce that Rod Hughes will be retiring as a partner on 1 May 2021, though Rod will remain as a part-time consultant assisting with property related matters for clients of the firm. He will be working three days each week, usually...

Rod Hughes reflects on his legal career

Rod Hughes reflects on his legal career

Taking a step back from partnership as he becomes a consultant, Rod Hughes reflects on his legal career, achievements over the last ten years with Hughes Solicitors, what the firm means to him and he shares (more than) a few plans for his retirement. Founding Hughes...

Video: Three good reasons for making a will

Video: Three good reasons for making a will

Making a will is one of those tasks which often gets put to one side. However, the coronavirus has shone a spotlight on our mortality and if anything should happen to you, we are sure you would want to make it as easy as possible for your family to deal with your...