Bernard Chill & Axtell Solicitors

Solicitors in Southampton

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10 Carlton Crescent
SO15 2EZ

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Monday to Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Key Services

conveyancing solicitor, criminal solicitors, immigration solicitor


Bernard Chill & Axtell has one of the largest Criminal Defence team in Hampshire.

As a major provider of criminal defence services on the south coast, we represent people accused of crimes of every severity, from criminal damage and anti-social behaviour to domestic violence, rape and murder. All of our solicitors are experienced, highly trained, and committed to protecting the rights of suspects. From your initial police interview, to representation at Court, we will offer you advice and assistance throughout every stage of the process.

At Bernard Chill & Axtell, all of our Family Law solicitors are members of Resolution.

Having the right Family Law solicitor and the right process for you is very important. When emotions are running high, you can trust us to handle your case in a sensitive and professional manner. We will use our extensive knowledge to guide you through proceedings as painlessly as possible, so that you can start to rebuild your life.

At Bernard Chill & Axtell, our specialist immigration lawyers have a combined experience of over 30 years in practice and are able to advise and assist you with any immigration issue.

Our dedicated professionals will listen to your problems and help you find the best way to move forward with your immigration matter.
At an initial consultation, we will talk through your case and discuss your options with you. Upon assessment of your circumstances, our specialist lawyers can then advise you of the relevant immigration rules, policies and the most current case laws, and help you decide how best to proceed. Many clients use our initial consultation to seek clarity over a matter they are attempting to resolve themselves, whilst others require our full advice and assistance for the whole duration of their matter. Whatever level of support you require, Bernard Chill & Axtell are here to help.

At Bernard Chill & Axtell, our specialist team of Conveyancers will work with you to ensure that the whole process runs smoothly, whilst minimising the chances of any unexpected delays that could jeopardise the transaction.

When you instruct Bernard Chill & Axtell, you will be assigned a conveyancing specialist who will discuss the overall transaction with you and ensure that your plans are achievable and realistic. We address all conveyancing matters in relation to the transaction early on, to avoid any complications later on.

Our conveyancing team will clarify precisely what you are buying or selling. Whether the property is freehold or leasehold, we will sit down with you personally and carefully go through plans to establish the exact boundaries of the property. This will ensure that there is no confusion.

From our first contact with you, we will also gain an understanding of your preferred time scales so that we can synchronise any related transactions. Our conveyancing team will ensure that exchange and completion are timetabled accurately to suit your requirements with the flexibility of varying this throughout the transaction in accordance with your instructions. We know that each transaction is different, and so our dedicated and friendly Conveyancing team offer a personal service tailored to the individual needs of our clients.

At Bernard Chill & Axtell, our experienced Dispute Resolution Solicitors are committed to achieving the best results for our clients.

Whatever the nature of your dispute, at Bernard Chill & Axtell, we will do all we can to help you to reach an amicable and just resolution. We will assess your case and offer you simple and honest advice on the merits of your case, and will talk you through all of the options available to you. However you decide to proceed, one of our Dispute Resolution experts will offer you assistance and representation throughout each stage of the process. We will always do all we can to help you avoid having to go to court.

At Bernard Chill & Axtell, our experienced team can help and guide you throughout proceedings

A business dispute is often an unfortunate part of everyday life, and can arise without any warning or justification. At Bernard Chill & Axtell, our experienced team of Commercial Dispute Solicitors can provide you with expert legal advice and assistance, whatever the size of your business or enterprise. We understand how stressful a commercial dispute can be, and so we use our extensive knowledge to support and guide you through the process, leaving you free to focus on running your business. Whether your dispute involves customers, suppliers, competitors or partners, we will do all we can to help you reach a fast and cost effective solution.

When you come to Bernard Chill & Axtell, an experienced and dedicated solicitor will meet with you face to face to discuss your options and help you decide how you would like to proceed.

A carefully drafted Will provides you with the reassurance that after your death, problems will be minimised and your wishes will be carried out. At Bernard Chill & Axtell, our experienced Wills and Probate Solicitors will offer you all the support and guidance you need to make the right decisions for you and your family. Whether you want to draft a Will or you need advising on the implications of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), we will assist you with the utmost sensitivity and professionalism. We understand that it can be a daunting process, and so we provide a cost-effective and personalised service tailored to your individual needs.

Whether you are a large corporate client or a junior employee, when you come to Bernard Chill & Axtell, you will receive highly specialised employment law advice as well as the utmost care and sensitivity throughout the duration of your case.

An employment law dispute can cause a great deal of financial and emotional stress for individuals and businesses. At Bernard Chill & Axtell, our employment law team assist both employees and employers with a huge variety of disputes. We provide expert legal assistance to clients throughout the country, and we are dedicated to securing fast, cost-effective and fair resolutions. In order to help you budget, we offer a wide range of flexible funding options, and we provide a client-focused service tailored to your individual needs and circumstances.

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  • Injury
  • Conveyancing
  • Family
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Criminal

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