Solicitors in Bristol & South Gloucestershire


You will find our solicitors in Bristol here:

Henriques Griffiths LLP
18 Portland Square
Tel: 0117 909 4000

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Our office is a short walk from Bristol city centre, located right in Portland Square. If you have any trouble reaching our office, let us know. We are always aiming to improve our accessibility and meet the needs of our clients, and your feedback is vital in achieving this. Call our office on 0117 909 4000 and a member of our friendly team will be able to assist you.

Since opening our doors in 1973, Henriques Griffiths’ reputation for excellent service and high quality advice has only grown throughout South Gloucestershire and the City of Bristol itself. With a team of specialist solicitors on your side to get you through all manner of legal issues with ease, you can rest assured that your case will be in safe hands. When you instruct us – be it to resolve a dispute or to help you through a property transaction, we will aim to get you through the process with minimal fuss and time involved.

Recognised in the industry as innovators, our solicitors in Bristol are always on the lookout for ways to improve our service – be it through technology or the advice we offer. From the moment we get to work on your case, you can expect us to keep in close contact with you, providing updates and developments as soon as we get them.  We’ll always deliver our advice and information in plain English, to save you from having to decode legal jargon during what is likely to be a stressing time already.

When clients come to us, we will always take the time to listen to their concerns and answer their questions in order to find a solution that meets their requirements. Accredited by the Law Society’s ‘Lexcel’ quality mark for our excellence in practice management, you can guarantee that our solicitors in Bristol will strive to deliver a service that’s nothing short of exceptional. That’s because we aim to be there for our clients, no matter how complex their case. It’s this reliability and commitment that has earned us a vast amount of referrals, and we pride ourselves in our ability to retain clients over the years, assisting them through life’s legal challenges with ease.

Legal Services Offered

If you’re facing a legal issue; minor or complex – get in touch with our law firm today. Our solicitors in Bristol are specialists within their respective practice areas, some of which are listed below:

Family Law

Here at Henriques Griffiths, our solicitors in Bristol are well known for our expertise in family law. Working with dedication and determination, our aim is to prevent family disputes from escalating into costly court battles. We do this by securing resolution through mediation or negotiation. Whether the conflict lies between you and your partner due to separation or you’re at war with a relative over a financial matter, our experienced family law solicitors can help protect your interests and provide support and advice throughout the dispute resolution process. Not only do we have a successful track record for helping separating couples through the divorce process in a reasonable timeframe, we’re also well known for representing children, parents, guardians, grandparents, foster parents and other potential carers who face questions about their ability to care for a child.   

Residential Property

Whether you’re buying or selling, taking a step up on the property ladder should be exciting. However, without an expert on board, the legal process of exchanging ownership can be daunting. That’s why at Henriques Griffiths, our solicitors in Bristol are dedicated to minimising the time and stress involved in the conveyancing process. We do this by keeping you informed and updated at each new development, assessing your options and advising you on how to proceed. From offer through to completion, you can guarantee a friendly approach and an efficient transaction. If there’s anything you’re unsure about, our team will be a phone-call or email away to answer your questions or ease your concerns. Past conveyancing, you can rely on our property law solicitors to help you through remortgages, equity transfers and lease extensions.

Wills, Trusts & Estates

All too often, people put off writing a Will until it’s too late. However, having a valid Will in place and keeping it up to date is absolutely essential in protecting your interests and assets. At Henriques Griffiths, we have a department dedicated to estate planning. When you instruct our solicitors in Bristol, we will take the necessary steps in helping you prepare your financial affairs for the future. If you are concerned about how your mental capacity in later years may affect your ability to make vital decisions regarding your welfare and property, speak to us about setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney. With this in place, you will have the peace of mind that no decisions will be made without your input, regardless of your situation. This department is also home to some of Bristol’s finest probate solicitors who can help you through the often-strenuous process of estate administration. Whether you seek a helping hand in asset division and distribution or you want the weight to be completely lifted from your shoulders, Henriques Griffiths are here for you.


Here at Henriques Griffiths, we believe that a fair and safe working environment is essential for any worker. When this is not provided to our clients, we see it as our duty to take any necessary action to make things right. Our solicitors in Bristol are well known for our passion in helping to protect the rights and interests of employees all over the city, be it against discrimination, harassment or unfair dismissal. Further to this, our solicitors work closely with employers throughout Bristol to keep them compliant with current employment legislation and help them through workplace disputes. With their technical expertise, commercial insight and sensitive approach, our solicitors are fully qualified to help your business through any employment issues you might face.

Company Law

If you are in the process of setting up a new business or your current company has a potential venture on the horizon, your best move will be to seek specialist legal advice from a trained company law solicitor. Our experience is wide ranging, and our team of experts well versed in company formation, employment, mergers, acquisitions, disposals, commercial agreements and franchising. No matter how big your plans are, our solicitors in Bristol will be a valuable addition to your team, identifying risk factors at an early stage and finding tailored solutions that work for you.

Legal Resources in Bristol

Bristol Council

If you are new to Bristol or you would like to gain more information regarding health, education, employment, transport or community care, you might find the Bristol Council website is a good place to start.

Citizens Advice Bristol

By visiting the Citizens Advice website, you will be able to find a great amount of information regarding work, relationships, finances, housing, healthcare and education. If you’re seeking free legal advice, you may benefit from making an appointment with one of their advisors in Bristol. However, please note that your advisor will not be able to act on your behalf as a solicitor.

Bristol Magistrates Court

The Bristol Magistrates Court & Tribunals Hearing Centre

Bristol Crown Court