Relaxed, Professional, Approachable
Ratcliffes Solicitors was set up in 1999 by Richard Ratcliffe. The idea was to give local people and local businesses in Sittingbourne, Kent, a high-quality legal service at competitive rates. Establishing the firm wasn’t a completely selfless act: Richard had been working in a large London legal practice and decided that the four-hour daily commute wasn’t the best use of his time.
Richard’s career in London did demonstrate a couple of things however: the ease with which clients facing enormous uncertainty can get lost in faceless law firms, and how the same clients are reduced quickly to no more than a number on a file — while being charged a hefty fee for the privilege.
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Richard and his team have developed a law firm that treats clients differently. Ratcliffes Solicitors is small, yes — but we are independent and friendly. We get to know our clients and many of them recommend us to their friends and colleagues.
Speaking to a solicitor is never going to be a bundle of laughs: you might have been sacked, someone close to you might have died or your company might have been threatened with legal action. At Ratcliffes Solicitors, we meet everyone face to face and we develop close working relationships — it’s an approach that works: our advice to you will always be personal and geared specifically towards your needs.
To arrange an initial fixed-fee appointment, call us on 01795 859279 or contact us online. If you need to see us after hours, just let us know and we’ll arrange a suitable time. Remember, we’re human: never be afraid to call when you want help or need a word of advice.