Ben Backhouse

Backhouse Solicitors Ltd

Ben qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1997.  He then managed teams in credit and market risk reporting for Credit Suisse until 2007 when he joined Backhouse Solicitors.  Ben heads the Finance, IT and Operations teams of the company, making sure the legal teams have what they need to run efficiently.

Backhouse Solicitors is a family-owned law firm offering high levels of expertise and exceptional service to individuals and businesses.  Based in Chelmsford, our experienced team offer expert help and legal advice to clients across Chelmsford, throughout Essex and further afield.

The Backhouse team are friendly and approachable with a wealth of knowledge in many areas of law.  Whether you need advice for yourself or your business we can help.

Taking the Stress out of Legal Advice

A meeting with a solicitor can be a daunting experience, particularly if you’ve never done it before.  We want to change that and make your visit as stress-free as possible.  We offer a free initial consultation allowing you the opportunity to discuss your legal problem over a coffee and to find out how we can help.  We want to get to know you before you make any commitment, as we believe the best results are achieved by working together.

Legal Services for Individuals

Whether you have a problem that needs solving or are simply planning your legal affairs for the future, we can help.  Here are some of our popular services for private individuals:

  • Employment law
  • Buying, Selling or Re-mortgaging your property
  • Preparing your Will
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Divorce and Family law
  • Legal Disputes and Litigation
  • Deeds of Trust

Legal Services for Business

Whether you are starting your first business or growing a large, successful company, our team of lawyers can help.  Our advice is always commercially minded and tailored to your needs, not “one size fits all”.  Popular services we offer for businesses include:

  • Employment Law and HR services
  • Business contracts and T&Cs
  • Buying, Selling or Restructuring your business
  • Shareholder and Partnership Agreements
  • Buying, Selling or Leasing your business premises
  • Start-up legal advice
  • Debt Recovery
  • Litigation and contract disputes
  • Independent Legal Advice for directors raising finance

To find out how Backhouse Solicitors can solve your legal problems, contact us and speak to one of our friendly team today.

Backhouse Solicitors – we’ve got your back!