Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  Brighouses Solicitors (Incorporating Bellis, Kennan, Gribble and Co) No. 44182.

Reg. No. 163 6545 54.


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Caring.  Professional.  Reliable.

A friendly, progressive and broad-based Law Firm in which you can trust.



We are a general practice acting for individuals, families and businesses in Merseyside, Lancashire and beyond. Our experienced practitioners provide expert legal advice in a wide range of areas including; Property and Conveyancing, Wills, Trusts and Tax, Family Law, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation.

We are committed to delivering a friendly personal service combining high quality with reasonable cost. 


Based in Southport, Brighouses is a friendly, progressive and broad-based Law Firm founded by Sir Samuel Brighouse in the 1870s. The business has grown significantly over recent years, merging with Espley and Co of Formby and Bellis, Kennan, Gribble and Co of Southport, and is one of the general legal practices in Southport and the surrounding area.


Located on Lord Street in the centre of Southport we have strong links with other businesses in the surrounding area and close connections with the local community and charities. The Firm is a sponsor of the Southport Flower Show. A Partner of the Firm has acted as Chairman of this Charity. The Firm boasts a former President and current Secretary of the Southport and Ormskirk Law Society, a Deputy Lieutenant and a Trustee of Southport Pier among its staff. 

We are immensely proud to announce that Gill Dowling our Head of Property has been appointed this year's President of the Southport and Ormskirk Law Society.  Well done Gill, it's a fantastic achievement we look forward to supporting you throughout your year in office.

Gill Dowling pictured outside the Law Society in London ahead of the Presidents and Secretaries Conference held over the weekend of 15-16 June 2019

Southport and Ormskirk Law Society Dinner 2019

Southport and Ormskirk Law Society Incorporated's annual dinner will take place on Friday 22 November.  Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, MHA Moore and Smalley, will be supporting this year's event for another year running.

Gill Dowling, Head of Property at Brighouses Solicitors, has been appointed this year's President of the Southport and Ormskirk Law Society.

This year the dinner will take place at The Vincent Hotel and guests will enjoy a drinks reception and three course meal.

Danny Houghton, Partner at MHA Moore and Smalley commented "we are delighted to again be sponsoring the Southport and Ormskirk Law Society annual dinner.  We work with a number of legal practices across the North West, and as members of the Southport business community ourselves, we are proud to be involved with such an important event".

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Dementia Friends

We are proud to announce that our staff recently took part in a Dementia Friends training session.  For further information about how you can become a Dementia Friend please visit


Street parking is available outside the office and on the surrounding roads. There is a car park at the nearby Sainsburys and at Southport Railway Station. We are wheelchair accessible.

St George's Place, Lord Street, Southport PR9 0AJ, UK

Phone: 01704 534101

Fax: 01704 548318