Individuals & Families

Acting for private individuals and families, Stillwells is committed to delivering a personal service and specialist advice to clients when they need us.

Our specialist teams cover a range of private client services including; dispute resolution, family law, residential property, employment, wills and probate, court of protection and powers of attorney.


Our clients, their words


I was looking for help with through a rather difficult divorce case which was emotionally very draining. PMS offered help and support throughout the whole legal procedure.

Richard and Sally B

Thank you so much for all your help with our house Hanah, we really appreciate it!


Lorraine's professionalism, patience and belief in me was impeccable and I secured a fantastic outcome through all her hard work. I would not hesitate in recommending her to anyone. 

Steve G

Thank you for all your time and effort, Hanah. It has not been easy going for you, but we do appreciate everything you have done.

Giles - Branch Manager

Thank you so much for all your help Hanah with this transaction you've really made a massive difference.


Emma, I'm really grateful for your sensitive as well as highly professional handling of the conveyancing of my properties. A stressful time made so much easier. Thank you. 

Ali B

Emma, thank you for all your efforts to make our sale and purchase run as smoothly as possible. A work colleague is just starting a similar process and I have passed your details to him and told him he would be a fool not to employ you. If and when we ever do this again I will definitely be in touch. 


Thank you Emma for your assistance with the sale. We have both commented on your very professional stance and yet slightly laid back way, which we appreciate. I would be delighted to use your services in the future. 

Rob S

Hanah, thank you so much for completing the sale of my house. The effort you went to was amazing. I would never have got through it without your amazing help. I will certainly recommend you. Thanks again.

Charitable Trust

The Trust is grateful to you for an efficient administration undertaken at modest costs, would that others did likewise

Hayley M

I used Payne Marsh Stillwell to deal with my personal injury claim. I found Lorraine was brilliant. She kept me well informed of the progress of my claim, and I would highly recommend PMS.

Ros K

Lorraine, my sister and I would like to thank you very much for all the work you did in the administration of my father’s estate. Your speedy and efficient handling of probate and the winding up of the estate made the whole process as painless as possible for us. I would also like to thank your colleagues who did the conveyancing on the sale of my father’s flat. They were extremely efficient in carrying this out and resolving the legal ramifications which arose.

Michele G

Lorraine, I have been most impressed with the way that you handled all the proceedings for acquiring probate and winding up my father’s affairs. It has all happened so smoothly and quickly with little intervention needed from me.

Gerald and Louise

We are both delighted with the work that Lorraine has done for us.

Kelly T

I would gladly recommend Lorraine to family and friends should they ever need a lawyer.

Alan M

May I take this opportunity to thank you, Lorraine, and your team for the full and professional service which you have all provided.

Jenny K

I would like to thank you, Lorraine, for all your help and support, which made the whole process easier for me.

Simran H

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you, Lorraine, and your team for helping me with my case! Very grateful for your help…

Ron H

I want to thank you, Lorraine, for all you have done for me with this claim

Patricia E

Thank you for all your effort, Lorraine, you made making my new will an enjoyable experience

Chris D

We certainly chose well when we appointed you to act on our behalf!


I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for what I consider to be the excellent work you have done on my behalf


Thank you so much, this is very clear and helpful. Much appreciated

Steve D

Many thanks Emma, the service that you have provided has been first class

Dr Baker

Thanks Kevin, you are looking after us so well, we appreciate it.


Dear Kevin, this is great and we are very grateful for your help as always


Thank you Kevin. I have to say I am extremely impressed with your speedy reply!


Very many thanks for your time and trouble in considering my predicament and giving me what sounds to be very sensible advice.


We are pleased and hugely relieved to have finalised our dealings – Thank you for all your expert advice


We have been massively impressed by your team’s help with employment issues. Many thanks


Tony, Great to meet you and thanks for your excellent advice.


Many thanks again for your super efficient work


Clear and sound advice (as per usual). Thanks

Megan and Ed

Thank you so much for your help in getting us in today, Hanah. Had it not been for your persistence I think we might still be sat outside! Really appreciate all the extra care and effort you have given us over last few months – you are a star!

Anne and Patrick

We are extremely grateful to Hanah for her help with our recent conveyancing. It has been a long haul, but thanks to her unstinting efforts and professionalism we are now in our new house, thank you!


Hi, Kevin. Thank you for explaining this clearly for me, your email was very helpful and much appreciated.

GP Practice Manager

Dear Kevin, we very much appreciate the work you are doing on our behalf. It is good to know that we have good people like you in our corner. Thank you.


Thanks Jason, I really appreciated your support & advice at a difficult time. I will happily recommend you to anyone I know in a similar situation. Many thanks and best wishes for the future.


Just a note to say thanks for your amazing support, work and commitment


Many thanks for doing everything so promptly and quickly.


Thanks for steering this to a positive conclusion. You advised me to go down the route of using professional services from the outset and this was good advice. Again thanks for all your support.


Thank you again for all your hard work and efforts on this transaction and we are looking forward to the next one!

Helen, Practice Manager

Thank you, this Partnership Deed is a Practice Manager’s dream! I love it.

Sue, Practice Manager

Kevin thank you so much for all of your help over the past couple of years it has been very much appreciated.


It’s a pleasure Kevin, as are all the dealings we have had over the last weeks.


This is a just a very quick email to say thank you very much for all your assistance with this matter. It has been very reassuring to have you guiding us through this very difficult process to a successful conclusion.

I shall not hesitate to recommend to any other practice.


Your input has been tremendously helpful in resolving a potentially tricky situation.


Thanks for all your hard work on this and the quick turnaround time!


Brilliantly clear, thanks (as always) and therefore really helpful. Best wishes Tim.


Good afternoon Kevin. Thank you and your help has been invaluable to getting to his stage.


I found PMS to be extremely knowledgeable and efficient. The advice that was given was professional and helpful. I would certainly recommend the team at PMS!


Tony helped me with my Employment claim and secured a great outcome. He was always at the end of the phone when I needed him and offered tremendous support.