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Welcome to Larcomes Solicitors

Larcomes’ roots go back to a family firm of solicitors, established in Portsmouth in the 1880s.

Larcomes are experienced commercial and family law solicitors with offices in Portsmouth and Waterlooville. We have a well-established reputation for our friendly service and are always on hand for our clients, providing personal and business legal advice.

Each and every member of our team of professionals is a specialist in their respective field. So whatever your individual or business legal requirement, when you talk to Larcomes you can be sure of expert advice.

Our Legal Services

We provide services for both individuals and business, use the options below to find out more information. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us using the options available.


Services For You


Services For Business

Why Choose Larcomes?

Established, local law firm

Providing outstanding client service has always been paramount at Larcomes Solicitors who began life as a small family solicitors practice in Portsmouth over a hundred years ago in the 1880s. Today, we continue to provide a range of both private and commercial legal services to our local community in Portsmouth and Waterlooville, and to clients across the UK. To reflect our commitment to always providing a top-quality service for our clients, we have been awarded a significant number of accreditations by a variety of independent professional bodies. Read more about our Awards. 

Specialist Expertise you can count on

Larcomes has been offering a comprehensive range of legal services for individuals and businesses for over 100 years. Each and every member of our team of professionals is a specialist in their respective field. So regardless of what your individual or business legal requirement is, when you talk to Larcomes you can be sure of expert advice.  Find out about our legal services for individuals or businesses by clicking on the links below:

Big Enough to Specialise, Small Enough To Care

Our aim is to provide legal services that are understandable, effective and economical. We will achieve that by a thorough understanding of the needs of our clients, clear communication with them and prompt and constructive engagement with those who represent others. This will be undertaken by our lawyers and support staff who will be well supported, trained and encouraged. –read our quality policy statement to find out more.

Support and Understanding

We understand that you will want a law firm that will work with you one-to-one to find a tailored solution to your legal matter and achieve the results you need. At Larcomes Solicitors, we are very proud of our track record in securing the right results for our clients, delivering high standards of client care. You can find out more by reading testimonials from some of our more recent clients, who spoke about the level of service Larcomes had provided them with. – What our clients say.

Community minded

At Larcomes we take our responsibility towards the community in which we live, seriously. We play an active role in the community, not only in business but also in community life. Community spirit is actively encouraged firm-wide and as a firm, we support a very wide variety of local and national charities. However, our ongoing commitment to the local community does not stop with just the provision of legal services. Charities our firm supports include HASAG, (a charity supporting Asbestos Disease Sufferers across the South of England), and ‘The LifeHouse’ which is a resource, support centre and kitchen that serves hot food in Albert Road, Southsea and whose aim is to target the immediate needs and issues surrounding homelessness and addiction for those in need in Southsea and Portsmouth. Read our community page to find out more.

News, Articles & Case Studies

Adrian Silk Moves to Waterlooville as Office Head of Family Law

Specialist family law solicitor Adrian Silk is relocating to Larcomes’ Waterlooville office at the start of December to head up the firm’s family law practice in Waterlooville. Adrian previously worked at Larcomes’ in his home city of Portsmouth, where he has been...

Resolution Calls for Cohabitation Law Reform

Family law group Resolution has called for a change in the law governing the rights of unmarried partners in England and Wales, as the organisation marks its 40th anniversary by launching a campaign to raise awareness of issues in the family justice system. During...

Every UK Adult Should Have an LPA, says Martin Lewis

Money-saving expert Martin Lewis has used the latest episode of his TV programme to urge UK householders to make a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). In last week’s edition of The Martin Lewis Money Show (ITV, 21 November 2023), the financial expert and consumer...

How to Get a No-Fault Divorce

The introduction of ‘no-fault divorce’ in England and Wales in April 2022 was a defining moment in family law. Not having to prove a fault-based fact against an ex-partner or spend years still married to obtain a divorce has meant that couples can now separate more...

Chambers and Partners: Larcomes Industrial Diseases Team Ranked in Band 2 Again for UK-Wide Guide

Larcomes Industrial Disease Team is delighted to have been ranked in band two again for the UK-Wide Guide, with the following wording attributed to the team. What the team is known for Larcomes houses an industrial disease practice based in Portsmouth. The team is...



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