01622 689700 / 01474 887688


Even in full lockdown, we are still here for you.

As we are now in Lockdown, we are taking additional measures to keep our staff and clients safe. Entry to our offices is by appointment only. Face masks must be worn when entering the building and your temperature will be taken on entry. Hand sanitiser is available in the waiting area and interview rooms.

For those without appointments, we can facilitate telephone, Teams, Skype, Facetime and Zoom meetings. Any urgent or original documents should be sent to us by post/recorded delivery or scanned, whenever possible. Our full team continues to operate in the usual manner, so you will still be able to contact us by email and telephone.

Should any of our staff be unwell or unable to work we have an open file system which allows other team members to take over matters with the minimum of disruption.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on the usual number 01622 689700.


  • Wednesday 24th February 2010

    Are supermarkets taking us for a ride?

    Clive Goatham, a champion of English apples and pears, says we are all being hoodwinked by the supermarkets who tell us what type of food we should be eating and are more concerned with the aesthetics of food rather than value. Clive, 59, senior partner in A C Goatham and Son, together with his ...

  • Tuesday 23rd February 2010

    Crime is With You for Life!

    It is widely thought that once a conviction is ‘spent’, it is erased from ‘the system’ and simply ceases to exist. Regrettably for those who may have a youthful indiscretion or two on their record, this is not so, as is illustrated by a recent case. The Information ...

  • Monday 22nd February 2010

    Couple Sell Farm to Pay for Chancel Repairs

    After fighting their case all the way to the House of Lords and losing, Powys couple Andrew and Gail Wallbank have been forced to sell their farm in order to pay for repairs to the chancel of their local church and their legal costs in fighting their case. When the couple first acquired the ...

  • Sunday 21st February 2010

    Helen cuts the ribbon to make us 'official'

    Helen Grant, Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Maidstone and the Weald, cut the ribbon to officially open Gullands’ new reception area at 16 Mill Street, Maidstone. Blair Gulland, Chairman, is on the left with Managing Partner, Richard Cripps on the right. Helen was in town ...

  • Saturday 20th February 2010

    Moving premises? Don't forget the Tax Man!

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have now updated their instructions on how companies which move premises should inform them of a change of company address. The essential point is that HMRC will not accept a notification of change of address until such time as the record at Companies House has been ...

  • Friday 19th February 2010

    'Lucky to have Blair on our side'

    A C Goatham and Son have been clients of Gullands for about 20 years, but Clive Goatham and Blair Gulland first met 50 years ago when they were eight-year-old prep school boys at Eylesden Court School in Bearsted. “I admire Blair’s old style values. He is totally honest and works very ...

  • Thursday 18th February 2010

    Lawyer Helen opens our new reception

    Helen Grant, the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Maidstone and the Weald, has officially opened our new reception facilities at Gullands in Mill Street, Maidstone. Helen, who is also a practising solicitor, cut the ribbon with Managing Partner, Richard Cripps and Chairman, ...

  • Monday 15th February 2010

    Commercial Organisations Face Tough New Bribery Law

    The Bribery Bill had its third reading in the House of Lords on 08 February and now goes to the Commons for consideration. The purpose of the Bill is to provide a modern and comprehensive scheme of bribery offences to equip prosecutors in the Courts to deal effectively with bribery in the UK ...

  • Thursday 28th January 2010

    Construction Act amendments receive Royal Assent

    On 12 November 2009 the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill (LDEDC Act 2009) received Royal Assent. When the Act comes into force it will amend the Construction Act 1996. The key objectives of the amendments were to improve the operation of construction ...

  • Sunday 27th December 2009

    Length of service related pay schemes

    As a result of the decision of the Court of Appeal handed down on 20 October 2009 in the case of Wilson v Health & Safety Executive, any business that operates pay scales based upon length of service should be warned that the risk of these being challenged as being discriminatory has now ...

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