Whitehead Monckton t/as Docklands Solicitors

Docklands Solicitors was formed in 2005 to provide bespoke legal expertise to individuals who live and work in this thriving area known as “Docklands”.    In October 2016 we merged with Whitehead Monckton, a prominent South East law firm established over 235 years ago and with a range of offices across Kent.

We have always provided a personal and flexible service to clients, particularly focusing on residential conveyancing, family matters and wills.  Now with the backing of Whitehead Monckton we can offer expertise across the whole range of legal requirements for both individuals and businesses.

Our successful development is a result of our emphasis on personal contact and listening to our clients. We want to ensure you have the right legal advice for all your personal needs. We also want to ensure we provide an excellent service, matched by good value for money.

Our local knowledge

As one of a select number of law firms in Docklands who specialise in helping individuals with their legal needs, we are able to provide a responsive and flexible service whether you live or work here. You want to know you have the right experts with the right knowledge on your side.

Being established for over 10 years means we have been part of the transformation of this area and our local knowledge has developed as the buildings have grown around us.  See our approved listing on ILondon.co.uk http://www.ilondon.co.uk/profile/932663/Portsoken/Docklands-Solicitors/" the local website that recommends, rates and reviews local businesses.

Through Whitehead Monckton we are a member of Lawnet an association of over 66 independent law firms.

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We would like to thank - Locate in Kent, Discovery Park, Liberty Property Trust UK, London Array, Thanet Earth, South Eastern, Eurostar, Samantha Jones Photography, Alex Hare Photography & Alan Ramsay for the use of their images on this website

Our people

You need to know your legal support is being provided by individuals with the right experience and specialist knowledge.  Equally important is that they have the right approach – negotiating firmly on your behalf as necessary whilst ensuring you achieve the agreements you need.

It may be you are selling your business, buying a new property or negotiating the financial settlement for your divorce, in all these examples we will provide the direction and advice you need.

We have a specialist team of managers within the Central Services team to provide support with accounts, human resources, marketing and information technology to the business.  This enables the lawyers and their support staff to concentrate on providing you with the excellent service you need.


Our office is centrally located and we have parking available for appointments (This needs to be booked in advance of the meeting).    Our reception is open from 8.30am to 6.00pm and our lawyers are typically available in the offices between 9.00am and 5.15pm on weekdays (excluding Bank Holidays).  We aware people may want appointments to fit around their work and we therefore always try to be available outside these hours where necessary, for meetings, email and phone calls.  The office is accessible for disabled clients.


Some of our lawyers are able to assist you with the following languages: French; German and Hebrew.

Our promise to you

• We will help you focus on what’s best for you
• We will help you achieve your goals within the best possible time
• We will use clear non-technical language
• We will provide you with a clear pricing structure
• We will give direction not observation

Our standards

As part of our commitment to excellent client care, in April 2017 we obtained the quality management standard ISO9001.

In addition we have achieved specific Law Society accreditations for through the following schemes:

  • Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme
  • Conveyancing Quality Scheme
  • Family Law Accreditation Scheme 

These all require specialist knowledge, training and underline our commitment to providing the expert advice and support you need.

Docklands Solicitors is a trading name of Whitehead Monckton Limited which is  authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (no: 608279).  We are committed to offering opportunities to all and the firm has an Equality & Diversity Policy.  In addition we also have an Anti-Bribery Policy designed to ensure all transactions and relationships are in the best interests of the clients. If you would like a copy of either of these, please contact us.


External recognition

Whitehead Monckton is ranked in both the latest editions of Chambers and Legal 500 indepenedent legal directories.

A number of the Tax and Estate planning team are members of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).

All our family team lawyers are members of Resolution, and committed to a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters.


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