Stalwart law firm sings Maidstone’s praises
Gullands Solicitors is one of Maidstone’s most well-established law firms.
"Over the last year we have really seen Maidstone’s offer grow. Maidstone Borough Council has been instrumental in turning the town into an attractive place to work for both start-ups and established businesses looking to relocate, helping to increase opportunities and boost business all round."
Gullands Solicitors is one of Maidstone’s most well-established law firms. Founded in the 1880s, originally as Ellis and Ellis, Gulland and Gulland was formed in 1947 and has been a fixture of the town’s thriving professional services sector ever since.
With its headquarters based in Mill Street (and a satellite office in Gravesend), Gullands employs more than 60 staff and provides legal services for both private and commercial clients. Its partners are well known and respected in the town and offer a comprehensive set of legal services covering most aspects of commercial law and corporate finance.
Paul Mannering, Practice Manager, explains: “The firm has remained in Maidstone since it was established – a fantastic testament to the town and what it has to offer. Being in Maidstone has allowed our solicitors to forge excellent relationships with both clients and the local community.
Listed regularly in The Legal 500, with the firm’s Partners recognised for various awards from the Kent Law Society and the Institute of Directors, Gullands also serves national and international clients
Paul continued: “Maidstone has good rail and road connectivity making travel to see clients easy and convenient.
“As the Business Capital of Kent, Maidstone has all the infrastructure in place to support all kinds of businesses looking to relocate. It has thriving daytime and night-time economies and is a vibrant multicultural centre for businesses and leisure activities alike.
“The firm has always been able to recruit top staff for our Maidstone office as it’s such a desirable place to work, shop and socialise in.
“Here’s to the next 100 years in the town!”