Our practice has been established in Buxton for over 150 years.

Buxton Based Solicitors

Brooke-Taylors is a thriving law firm located in the centre of Buxton. We are proud to have been part of the town’s business community since 1846. We offer a first-rate legal service provided by experienced, friendly and caring staff. We have acted for many families for generations and we continue to attract new clients through recommendation.

Our Services Include:

  • Business Disputes & Litigation
  • Children Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Property Transactions
  • Consumer problems
  • Criminal & Motoring

Services:

  • Debt & money Advice
  • Family Law
  • House Purchase & Sales
  • Neighbour Disputes
  • Wills & Probate

Working With Brooke-Taylors Solicitors

Expert Advice

Our solicitors are experienced specialists who provide clear, practical advice

Friendly, Caring Staff

We put our clients first, making sure they feel at ease.

Competitive Fees

We explain how we charge at the outset. Many transactions are done for a fixed fee.

“We combine excellent advice and service with a friendly, caring approach.”

Zoe Mellen, Solicitor.

More about our staff

Principal Departments & Services

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Private Client Department

Our Private Client Department specialises in Probate, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection cases.

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Litigation Department

Including employment matters, debt collection, property and/or rights of way, building disputes, contested wills and estates and motoring law.

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Family Department

We cover all aspects of legal work which arise not only when relationships break down but also when they develop and might require a more formal footing (e.g. a cohabitation or pre-nuptial agreement).

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Lasting Power of Attorney

An LPA is a legal document that lets you choose trusted people (attorneys) to make decisions on your behalf.

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Property Department

We act for buyers and sellers of freehold and leasehold land and landlords and tenants. We provide other property related services including remortgage work, auction advice and first registration of land.

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When Should I Review My Will?

The vast majority of people make more than one will over the course of their lifetime.

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Obligation Free Initial Meeting


If you would like advice on any legal matter please contact us. In many cases we will be able to offer you a free of charge initial 15 minute meeting. We will always explain our system of charging fees at the outset. For certain matters (e.g. property sales and purchases, wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney) we work on a fixed fee basis.

The firm has four departments: property, litigation, family and private client (including wills, administration of estates and lasting powers of attorney). For more information about the work we do please visit our services page.

“We would both like to thank you for your hard work, kindness and compassion whilst dealing with our mother’s estate. At times it was very difficult for us both and we appreciate all you did to alleviate some of the problems.”

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Meet Brooke-Taylors' Directors

Rosemary Wood

Rosemary Wood

Private Client Department, Director

Timothy Oaks

Tim Oaks

Litigation Department, Director

Claire Broadhurst

Claire Broadhurst

Property Department, Director

Latest Testimonials

“You have always made me feel at ease in any contact with you and always been helpful in your advice and work in sorting the estate.”

Client of Private Client Department

“I would just like to thank you for all your advice. I know you were just doing your job but your professional conduct is exemplary and I would have no hesitation in recommending your services to anyone who would require them.”

Client of Family Department

Honours in the Local Community

Brooke-Taylors is the inaugural member of Buxton Festival Circle, a member of Vision Buxton, and proudly supports local schools, Buxton Community School and St. Thomas More School.

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