About Us

Phillips Solicitors has been in the heart of Basingstoke since 1986, expanding from a small office to our modern premises in London Street, where over 50 of us work towards achieving the best outcomes for our clients.

We have always believed in being innovative and getting involved with local business and our community.  We pioneered the introduction of mediation services to Basingstoke set up and currently run the pro bono service for Citizens Advice Basingstoke, offering regular free legal advice sessions at their offices in The Discovery Centre, at Festival Place Shopping Centre.

We were also one of the first law firms in Hampshire to be awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation. This is because we take cybersecurity very seriously. Please click here for more information about Cybersecurity.

Our modern premises, linked with the listed building at 38 London Street, provide us with a wonderful location right next to The Triumphal Gateway, reflecting our long history and traditional ties with Basingstoke. The space gives us superb conference and meetings facilities, enabling us to serve both our business and private communities.

You can be reassured of our quality of service because we are recommended in The Legal 500, which is the largest and most prestigious in-depth survey of the UK legal market and offers the definitive judgment of a law firm capabilities. It is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.

We are a multilingual firm with various members of staff fluent in several languages. Our support teams are made up of legal assistants and secretaries, with additional staff managing finance, administration and marketing.

Whether you are a business or a private client, you will find we offer a wide range of comprehensive services. We have a modern and forward-thinking approach, and our teams of highly qualified legal experts are all committed to giving you the very best advice and exceptional service. 

Our lawyers are as individual as you are, with distinctive styles and strengths that you can trust to understand your needs.

With seven directors and 18 fee earners, we are able to serve the needs of the business and private communities.


Directors of Phillips:

Howard Gardener

Jonathan Pender

Jack Gardener

Max Hope

Zoë Baxter

Gill Brown

Hayley Eachus