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Solicitors in Runcorn

Serving the people of Runcorn and Halton for 200 years.

We were originally established in 1821, giving us 200 years of experience as Runcorn solicitors helping people in the local area and the North West with their legal matters.

We have had on office in Runcorn since 1976 so have been serving the residents of Runcorn and the surrounding areas for over 40 years and have an unrivalled reputation in the area.

Runcorn Mill Bank House, Northway, Palacefields, Runcorn WA7 2SX, UK @53.329693862225,-2.6979235812286

Bell Lamb & Joynson have been operating for over 200 years. Not only do we have a wealth of knowledge and experience within the industry, but we consist of a team of hard-working solicitors who are ready to take on your legal matters. Since 1821, we have been helping the people of Runcorn and Halton.


Travelling to our Runcorn Office

Our Runcorn office has been open since 1976, allowing us to serve both Runcorn and Halton residents for over 40 consecutive years. We have an exceptional reputation in the area, having proven our excellence to locals over the years. For the easiest routes to our Runcorn office, read on.



Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm. We are based at Millbank House, which provides onsite parking for visitors. If you’re unable to find a space on site, we recommend making use of the free parking located at the Halton Lea Shopping Centre nearby.


Public Transport

We’re directly served by the Halton Lea North and South bus stops – both of which can be reached by buses across Runcorn and surrounding areas. Any bus that takes you to either Halton Lea North or South will get you to our office promptly.

Runcorn Station and Runcorn East are close to our office, allowing clients to travel in with ease via train. Runcorn Station is roughly 45 minutes away from our office by foot, or 15 to 20 minutes via bus. However, Runcorn East is only 35 minutes away by foot or just a 10-minute bus journey away.



Here at Bell Lamb & Joynson, we make it our aim to be as inclusive as possible. Our clients mean everything to us – their safety and comfort whilst visiting our Runcorn office is something we consider with great importance.

If you have any personal needs or requirements, don’t hesitate to give us a call for a discussion. We provide free onsite visitor parking, which makes it all that easier for individuals who are unable to walk long distances or travel by public transport.


Using Advanced Technology to Deal with Clients

Our team are continuously looking for ways to improve our overall services and communication. Although we’ve been praised by previous clients for our attentiveness and dedication to our respective roles, we believe that there’s always room for improvement.

We use advanced technology to keep up with clients. Our team of friendly solicitors are more than happy to discuss various alternatives when it comes to meeting arrangements. Video link software such as Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, WhatsApp and Microsoft Teams can all be considered.

The technological methods we use allow clients to have access to a dedicated mobile app for tracking, collaboration, instant messaging and document sharing. You can expect instant online quotes, clear online pricing information, electronic signing when dealing with legal documents and secure online file sharing to name a few.


Legal Services at Bell Lamb & Joynson

We offer a wide array of legal services. Regardless of the issue at hand, you can rest assured that our ambitious team will remain on hand during the most challenging times to help and support you. Our selection of legal services covers Conveyancing, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Motoring & Road Traffic Law, Personal Injury, Powers of Attorney and Wills & Probate.



We’ve made it our aim to ensure clients experience a smooth and enjoyable process when it comes to buying or selling their homes. Dealing with the property market comes with much stress, but we’re here to take that away.

Our team utilise their expert skills and knowledge in Conveyancing to serve those in Runcorn and beyond. We have a dedicated Conveyancing app for clients to make use of when they need to track their cases. You’ll be glad to know that we’re able to take on all Conveyancing-based needs, including the following:

  • Advice for first-time buyers
  • Remortgages
  • Buying a new build property
  • Advice regarding lease extensions
  • Buy to let and investing in property
  • Equity release
  • Buying and selling your home


Commercial Litigation

There’s nothing more frustrating than disputing at work. Our team of Commercial Litigation solicitors support both businesses and individuals in Runcorn and wider parts of Merseyside. The services we provide are top-quality and proven to achieve great results.

We’re undoubtedly one of the best law firms in the North West of England, having proudly been offering Commercial Litigation services since we established ourselves 200 years ago. We will offer guidance through your dispute, providing services for:

  • Professional negligence claims
  • Debt recovery
  • Debt insolvency
  • Financial mis-selling
  • General litigation
  • Construction disputes


Criminal Law

We understand the trauma and anxiety people face when it comes to having to relive the awful experiences they’ve endured. Our team of Criminal Law solicitors are friendly, caring and kind – here to offer a shoulder to cry on in times of need.

We promise to fight on our client’s behalf. We’ve managed to maintain our reputable status as one of the oldest teams of criminal defence in North West England. Our team consists of skilled representatives and court advocates who are ready to leap into action.

Our police station representation service is completely free of charge here at Bell Lamb & Joynson. You are entitled to legal advice when stuck in police custody. We’re able to defend clients facing accusations of the following:

  • Public order defences
  • Robbery
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Murder and manslaughter
  • Drug offences
  • White collar crime
  • ABH and GBH


Family Law

Family life can be tedious, even more so when there are frequent arguments and fallouts. It can become tiresome having to deal with Family Law related issues over and over, which is why it’s a good idea to get professional advice from us here at Bell Lamb & Joynson.

If you’re a family residing in Runcorn, don’t hesitate to reach out to us today. We’ve helped a multitude of families who have been experiencing some of the toughest challenges. Our team offer support and reassurance that everything will end up okay – no matter how upsetting the situation is.

Whether you’re going through a divorce or social services have had to get involved in your family affairs, you can rest assured that we will be able to assist you. We deal with all aspects of Family Law, including:

    • Contact disputes
    • Change of name
    • Grandparents rights
    • Relationship breakdowns or divorce
    • Financial support
    • Finance disputes
    • Children’s matters
    • Parental responsibility
    • Consent orders
    • Separation agreements
    • Care proceedings
    • Domestic abuse
    • Adoption
    • Special guardianship
    • Discharge of care orders


Motoring & Road Traffic Law

It’s scary how quickly an error on the road can affect your life. Understandably, people rely on their vehicles to complete everyday tasks, whether they be work-related or not. Getting into trouble on the road can come with some serious consequences, which is why it’s so important to take care when driving.

Whether it’s a Notice of Intended Prosecution for a minor offence such as speeding, or you’ve been arrested for carrying out an extremely dangerous offence like driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the best step to take is getting the right legal advice and representation.

Since we opened our doors many years ago, we’ve been dedicated to helping people keep their licences. We know all the necessary steps to take on hopes of achieving the most positive outcome. We offer a fixed price quote for those located in Runcorn who need our team of Motoring & Road Traffic Law solicitors to deal with the matter in court.


Personal Injury

Dealing with a Personal Injury is never easy, especially when it’s not your fault. Our team of loyal Personal Injury solicitors understand that your accident could be serious, which is why we take on each case with the utmost respect. Our Runcorn office is a warm and welcoming environment, which allows clients to talk openly.

Our goal is to take all the steps necessary to reach a settlement that suits your needs. Whether it’s a simple apology from those who caused you harm or compensation for financial loss, we promise you that we’re able to help. We efficiently deal with a wide range of accidents, including:

        • Accidents at work
        • Accidents in public areas
        • Fatal accidents
        • Asbestos-related claims
        • Accidents on holiday abroad
        • Medical negligence
        • Slips, trips and falls
        • Road traffic accidents (whiplash claims, car accidents, motor broke accidents and cycling accidents)


Powers of Attorney

Choosing a trusted Powers of Attorney can be hard, but not when the Bell Lamb & Joynson team are available to help. Our solicitors will break down each stage of the process, later assisting you in making the important decision of who will look after your affairs once you’re gone.

The future can be daunting to think about. Although it’s difficult to deal with, choosing a trusted individual to take care of your financial affairs when you’re no longer able to should be at the top of your agenda.
From managing your bank accounts to making crucial decisions regarding your medical care, a Power of Attorney should respect your wishes and carry out what you’ve put in place.


Wills & Probate

Making a Will is critical. If you’re experiencing ill health or simply want to make sure your money and properties are left to the right people, speaking with one of our Wills & Probate solicitors would be in your best interest.

Our price list provides the information you need when it comes to finding out how much our Wills and Probate service costs. Although we are more than happy to draft the majority of Wills for a fixed cost, our team are available via telephone or email to talk further about the pricing of our service.

We have a vast amount of experience assisting bereaved individuals with probate issues. There’s nothing worse than having to deal with the tasks that come with sorting out Wills & Probate – especially when you’re grieving.

A free 30-minute meeting is available for potential clients who want to discuss our fixed fees with a member of our team. We will then leave you to decide whether or not you’d like to proceed with our help.