At MW Solicitors we have over 170 highly skilled specialist solicitors delivering a full range of legal services personalised for you.  Our services include:

Actions against the Police and Civil Liberties

McMillan Williams is a leading specialist in bringing civil actions against the Police and protecting the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens.

We represent individuals and representative bodies in matters concerning public and state bodies including the police, prosecution and detention authorities (including within the mental health care system) in safeguarding civil liberties and human rights, including:


Child Law

When it comes to your Family and Children, only the very best will do and our team of experienced professionals are here to deliver just that.

We are one of the largest Family & Child Law Departments in the South East and our dedicated and specialist team of Family & Child Law Solicitors have expertise in dealing with individuals; adoption and fostering agencies; Courts and Family Law organisations both in the UK and abroad. We can help you to resolve a wide range of issues including:

  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act matters
  • Non Molestation Orders
  • Surrogacy
  • Residence Orders
  • Placement
  • Public Law / Social Services issues
  • Special Guardianship
  • Secure Accommodation Order
  • Wardship Contact


Clinical Negligence

Our specialist Medical Negligence team have unparalleled experience acting for victims of all ages and conditions. We know it is not just about righting a wrong now, but providing support for the victim and their family for the years to come.

You can talk to us any time in complete confidence and we will work with you closely, considerately and collaboratively. We can help with a range of Clinical Negligence claims including:

  • Birth Injury and pregnancy claims
  • Catastrophic injury including brain and spinal injury
  • Claims against GPs
  • Claims involving surgical procedures
  • Cardiac claims
  • Cases involving missed and delayed diagnoses of cancer
  • Fatal claims and Inquests
  • Orthopaedic claims including amputation as a result of negligence
  • Infectious diseases claims
  • Ophthalmic (eye) claims including loss of sight
  • Gynaecology claims
  • Plastic Surgery claims
  • Psychiatry and psychology claims
  • Genetic condition claims
  • Respiratory condition claims
  • Ear, nose and throat claims
  • Claims involving drug trials
  • Claims involving complex medicine
  • Claims involving issues of consent, choice and withdrawal of treatment
  • Medical ethics and patient rights


Construction Law

At MW Solicitors, we understand the disruption caused to households and businesses when building works go wrong and we understand you will want any issues resolved to your satisfaction as quickly and cost effectively as possible.

We provide strategic and pragmatic advice to prevent problems escalating into significant disputes across a range of issues such as:

Contentious Probate (Contesting a Will)

We specialise in Inheritance Disputes and understand how distressing it can be to pursue a claim when you have lost a loved one and are in dispute with your surviving family members. We will fight your corner in a sympathetic and caring manner.

We offer an entirely FREE CASE REVIEW where we will discuss your specific circumstances as well as your options going forward including ways in which your case could be funded, such as through a No Win No Fee Agreement.

Criminal Law

No matter what stage of proceedings, from Police Station to Crown Court, needing a criminal defence can be stressful for you and those around you. McMillan Williams is widely recognised as one of the leading firms of solicitors for having a formidable reputation in criminal defence work. We have a reputation for providing clients with expertise and skilled advice in this area of law.

We are here to take the difficulty out of your situation and help you move on to your next opportunity in life. Our specialist Criminal Defence team can handle any or every stage of your case at any time of day and in any part of England and Wales.

Divorce, Separation, Financial and Family Law

When it comes to your Family and Children, only the very best will do. Our team of experienced professionals are here to deliver just that.

We are one of the largest Family & Child Law Departments in the South East and our dedicated and specialist team of Family & Child Law Solicitors have expertise in dealing with individuals; adoption and fostering agencies; Courts and Family Law organisations both in the UK and abroad.

Employment Law

Whether you are an Employee or an Employer there is nothing more stressful than workplace conflict

Our dedicated teams can help you get past your current issue and move on to new opportunities. Our breadth and depth of experience mean there is no situation we cannot handle. Call us now to be put in touch with someone near you.

Resolving Issues at Work such as:

  • Discrimination including age, sex, disability, race and nationality
  • Grievances
  • Disciplinaries
  • Misconduct
  • Maternity related issues
  • Whistleblowing
  • Commercial Agency Law

What Can I Do When My Job Ends?

  • Resignation and Constructive Dismissal
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Settlement Agreements

Extradition Law

When you are legally and lawfully living in the UK and are being required to leave the country to face trial or serve a prison sentence.  Our team of experienced and specialist Extradtion are here to challenge that request.

MW's specialist extradition team are expert in fighting any type of extradition based on technical, procedural and, in particular, human rights grounds.  No matter which country is attempting to extradite you, your best chance lies with a specialist team in your corner.

General Litigation

When you are involved in a dispute it can be a stressful and expensive process.  Our expert civil litigators are here to provide pragmatic and cost effective solutions to end your dispute quickly.

We advise and act for individuals and organisations including charities, clubs and businesses across a range of disputes including:


Inquests, Investigations and Inquiries

We provide a compassionate, understanding and supportive service to the bereaved families of the deceased.

We understand that this will be a troubling time for you and your family.  Our team of Lawyers have a great deal of experience working on behalf of bereaved families and will tailor to meet your needs.  We will ensure that no stone is left un-turned in the search for the answers that you seek.

We support the work of the charity INQUEST and our lawyers are members of the INQUEST Lawyers Group (ILG).

Leasehold Enfranchisement

Extending a leasehold can be a confusing but important part of home ownership.

Whatever journey you are planning, our team of enfranchisement specialists are here to make sure there is no additional or unnecessary stress for you and your family. we can help with:

  • Extending the Lease on a Flat
  • Lease extension of a house
  • Collective enfranchisement (ie. freehold of blocks of flats)
  • House enfranchisement (freehold of a house)
  • Right to Manage
  • Tenant’s Right of First Refusal
  • Freeholder’s sale of the freehold
  • Missing landlords


Residential Property


You need the very best when it comes to buying, selling or remortgaging your home and our experienced team of professionals are here to deliver just that.

Whether you are a first time buyer, or are leaving a house to a loved one, you want your property transaction to be as stress free as possible. At MW our team of expert property Solicitors are with you for the duration, not just the transaction, and we know that it's not peace of mind for now that matters, but peace of mind for life.

Personal Injury

Injuries are debilitating at the best of times, but can be made far worse if they keep you away from work, take you away from a passion, or burden people who care for you.

Our specialist Injury team are expert in everything from Accidents in the Workplace to Motorcycle injury and are at their best when times seem their worst. With us, you are in the safest possible hands and you can talk to us any time in complete confidence. We will work with you closely, considerately and collaboratively across a range of personal injury issues such as:

Property Litigation

Whatever the nature of your property dispute, our specialist contentious property team is here to make the process as stress-free as possible for you.

We regularly act for landlords and tenants, bringing and defending claims and assisting individuals, small and large businesses as well as professional organisations across a range of property issues such as:


Professional Negligence

If you put your trust in a professional and they let you down, it can cause great upset, suffering and financial hardship to you and your family.

At MW we can help you to find out where you stand legally and what actions you can take to quickly right a case of Professional Negligence.  Our solicitors undertake work against professional bodies including:

Wills, Probate, Trusts and Charity Law

Planning in advance is the best way to protect what you have and make things simpler for yourself, your family and loved ones.

Our team of experienced lawyers of qualified Solicitors and Chartered Legal Executives are here to help you plan for your and your family's future. You can talk to us in strict confidence and we pride ourselves on handling all work in a considerate and timely manner.

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