Mogers Drewett is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales, with registered number OC349811. The Registered Office is at Spring House, East Mill Lane, Sherborne DT9 3DP. We use the word Partner to refer to a member of Mogers Drewett. A list of Partners appears on this website and can be inspected at the Registered Office. We use Mogers Drewett as our practice name.
Regulation of Legal Services
Mogers Drewett are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. All Partners of Mogers Drewett are solicitors, qualified to practice in England and Wales. A copy of the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2011, which sets out the rules of professional conduct which apply to Solicitors, can be viewed on the website of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (www.sra.org.uk).
Regulation of Investment and Insurance Business
This firm is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but we are able to offer, in certain circumstances, a limited range of investment services to clients because we are members of the Law Society. We are able to provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services we have been engaged to provide. Please note, however, that this firm does not generally provide investment services to its clients from its own resources. We do, where necessary, obtain advice from reputable brokers. However, we can take no responsibility for the quality of the advice that they provide.
Although this firm is not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority, we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which includes advising on, selling, and administration of insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
If you decide to take advice from any subsidiaries of Chartwell Group Limited then you should be aware that some of the partners in this firm are also shareholders in Chartwell Group Limited. There is no commission sharing or introductory fee arrangement of any kind between this firm and Chartwell Group Limited. Chartwell Fund Management Limited and Chartwell Private Client Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
We obviously hope that you are happy with our work. If you are not, then of course please raise the problem in the first instance with the partner with overall responsibility for your work or, if you prefer, with our complaints partner Luke Watson email@example.com. All solicitors must attempt to resolve any problems that may arise with their services, so it is therefore important that you raise any concerns with us immediately. In order to ensure that complaints are dealt with promptly, fairly and effectively, we have in place a complaints procedure. In the unfortunate event that you do wish to make a complaint, you will be informed how the complaint will be handled and given an indication about the time scale for the complaint being dealt with.
If we are unable to resolve your complaint and it relates to a contract we entered into by electronic means, you may be able to submit your complaint to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider via the ODR platform http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr
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All publications available on the website provide general information only. They do not constitute legal advice, nor do they purport to be an exhaustive statement of the law. Users should also be aware that laws and regulations might be different outside England and Wales. You should take legal advice on any particular matter that concerns you. If you do require legal advice please, in the first instance, contact the person here you normally deal with.
Electronic links to this website are prohibited without the written consent of Mogers Drewett. Any links to other websites provided by this website have been included for convenience only. Such links do not imply endorsement by Mogers Drewett of the linked website or its provider. We accept no liability for the contents of, or for any loss or damage caused by the use of, or reliance on, or software downloaded from, any linked website.
Communication by email carries with it certain risks. Email may not be completely secure or error free, can be corrupted or intercepted, and may arrive late or not at all. Anyone who communicates with us by email accepts these risks. Email may also contain viruses and we accept no liability for viruses. You must rely on your own anti-virus software and we recommend that you scan all emails for viruses before opening them. We advise you to verify all electronically transmitted advice before relying on it. Emails addressed to clients are subject to our terms of business. We do not endorse emails that do not concern the proper business of the firm. Emails sent to us and by us may be monitored to ensure compliance with our internal policies and to protect our business.
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Provisions Applicable to these Terms and Conditions
Mogers Drewett may alter these terms at any time by publishing new terms on this website, following which, all use of the website will be governed by the new terms. These terms shall be construed, and may be relied on and enforced, independently of each other. You agree to indemnify Mogers Drewett, and its partners, consultants and employees against any losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses incurred or suffered, and any claims or legal proceedings, threatened or brought against any of them, in each case arising from your use of, or conduct on, this website and/or breach of these terms.
This legal notice and all issues regarding this website are governed by English law.
Criminal Finances Act 2017
As a firm, we value our reputation for ethical behaviour and for financial probity and reliability. We recognise that over and above the commission of any crime, any involvement in the facilitation of tax evasion will also reflect adversely on our image and reputation.
We do not tolerate tax evasion, or the facilitation thereof in any circumstances, whether committed by or facilitated by a client, personnel or associated persons/companies.
We are committed to fighting tax evasion and have rigorous policies and procedures in place to detect and prevent the facilitation of tax evasion offences.
We provide regular training on the requirements of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 to all personnel.
We require all personnel to demonstrate the highest standards of honesty at all times and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken wherever tax evasion or the facilitation thereof by any personnel has been proven.
We undertake due diligence on all associated persons/companies to mitigate the risk of facilitation of tax evasion offences and, as part of our due diligence procedures, all agreements with third parties contain suitable provisions to enable termination of such agreements where associated persons/companies are not complying with the provisions of the Criminal Finances Act 2017.
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What our clients say
I now understand the importance of good representation. I know I have received the highest level of service and excellent value for money. I would have no hesitation in recommending your services to others in the future.Family Client
Thank you again for your continued outstanding service & client care. Every time you are involved things are that little bit easier.Residential Client
It has been a pleasure dealing with you, from the Switchboard to the Partners and I look forward to working with you again.Private Client
Many thanks, I wish all lawyers were as good as you.Litigation Client
As we have discussed many times recently the market is very limited and it takes considerable effort and tenacity to see these deals through on behalf of our clients. We are very grateful to you and your team.Manager Bath Estate Agency
It is easy to feel intimidated, initially, by such a large and impressive business as yours, but my recollection is that every single person I spoke with from day one has been friendly, approachable and respectful. What a difference that has made.Family Client
You are great at what you do combining just the right amount of personal and professionalism which brings about total confidence in me as your client.Family Client
Just a note to let you know how impressed we have been from start to finish. Highly professional, flexible, helpful and personable. It’s a pleasure to work with you.Darren & Emma
I just wanted to say a big thank you for your help over the past twelve months. It’s been a very difficult time and a huge relief to be able to finally put this behind me & start a fresh.Family Client
You were recommended to me by a friend. From the first interaction with you, I was put at ease. You seemed to have an intuitive sense of my wishes with regard to the case. The correspondence was always prompt and clear. I am so glad I found you!Family Client
We needed quick action over the Christmas period, and you performed impeccably. Your staff are friendly, competent and above all quick to communicate over email so that no time was wasted. We'd have no hesitation in using you again.Bill & Joanna
Tom Chiffers, Gemma Harwood and Matthew Dunford between them have assisted me with the resulting winding up of estates and probate process, the sale of two properties and purchase of another, and finally the making of my own will.In short I have been so impressed with the efficiency, professionalism and attention to legal detail demonstrated by Tom, Gemma and Matthew.They have made a very difficult and stressful process much much easier and are great representatives for your firm.Rachel Hughes-Goodchild
The service we received was fantastic. You kept us informed throughout and provided advice when needed, which was particularly helpful. Emily has even recommended you to a colleague of hers.Matt & Emily
You have a broad portfolio of legal expertise which is all available under one roof, and we felt confident in your ability to represent our interests in a very ‘easy to use’, professional, pro-active and flexible manner. Framptons Transport Services have no hesitation in recommending you.Paul Frampton Framptons Transport Services
You really did make a very big difference to each of us and helped with the process in a professional but understanding/caring way.Family Client
Over the past year I have had cause to use the services of Mogers Drewett in respect of the death of both of my parents.Whilst my Father's death was anticipated, my Mother's was very unexpected. Tom Chiffers visited her in hospital to reassure her that her affairs were all in order and I know that she felt great faith in him.I send sincere gratitude for the excellent representation and will have no hesitation in recommending Mogers Drewett to others.Rachel Hughes-Goodchild
Mogers have greatly assisted with the development and progression of our business. Their knowledge and experience have assisted greatly not only from our business perspective, but from our client's with regard to the delivery speed and cost of our product offerings. The personnel, both within the commercial and property departments have always worked with the up-most efficiency, providing quick and accurate responses whilst always taking into account our commercial position. A pleasure to work with.Global asset management company
May I take this opportunity to thank you, Andrea for your thorough and helpful service – for which my wife and I are very gratefulResidential Client
Thank you for all your help with the conveyancing. It was a very stress free process and we are very grateful for your time and effort in helping us purchase our new family home.Annie & Julian
Peter, Guy and I would like to say how grateful we are for all you have done with our selling and buying. We will recommend you to anyone we hear is buying or selling a house as we know no stone will be left unturned.Residential Client
Many thanks for your invitation to drinks and canapés at Sherborne Castle. It was a lovely evening and good to meet members of staff from your various branches and in future to be able to put a face to a name. Thank you againMr & Mrs Berryman
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Mogers Drewett drinks party on Wednesday evening . You attracted a good mix of professionals and loyal clients proving that the amalgamation will receive strong support from the indigenous regional population. Thank you for inviting us and I will look forward to more business with your firmMark
I found your advice very informative and extremely helpful. You are the first solicitor I have spoken with who really understood my situation from all angles re property in joint and sole names and the company position. Thank youFamily Client
The last ten months, as for anyone who has been through a bereavement, has not been easy and has been an eye opener as to how much we collect, and the paperwork we keep, just in case we should need it, sometimes when the account or case is closed.But, I think I can speak for both of us, when I say it was so much easier having both Gemma & Matt along giving help, advice and support when it was most needed.We did appreciate the very quick response you gave with emails and letters etc, and the professional and prompt manner in which you dealt with our business.We will of course, not hesitate to recommend Mogers Drewett to others.Private Client
It has been a difficult 18 months, with my father falling ill and subsequent death in December. Selling my parent’s home and dealing with my father’s estate was not easy and at times very emotive. You have made it easy and straightforward and I really appreciate all you have done. I shall certainly recommend your firm to friends in SomersetMiss S L Jones, Winchester, Hampshire
I'd would like to take this opportunity to thank you Matt for his work during our house purchase. We were somewhat in the dark as to how a lot of this worked and you did a really great job of keeping us up to speed! We can't wait to finally get the keys and be in on Monday. Certainly if any of our friends require similar conveyance services in the future we'll be sure to recommend you and Mogers Drewett.Residential Property Client
Thank you very much for you and your team's excellent work and professionalism, in handling and progressing the sale, which has all gone very smoothly. It is much appreciated and I am very pleased that I have received really excellent service from Mogers Drewett from Margaret, Megan and also previously from Zena and Corinna in the other matters of Power of Attorney and Deputyship. This is obviously why my parents used your services when they were able to deal with their own affairs.Mr & Mrs Bryne
I would like to thank you for your assistance during my recent house purchase. Margaret made the whole transaction easy to follow and stress free, I will be singing your praises to my friends and colleagues.Mr Clive Handford
I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your help and advice yesterday. I know it's your profession but I feel pretty confident having you on my team .John Kennedy Oyster Property Limited
Now I am safely inside the new house I would like to thank you for your exemplary handling of the conveyancing for the purchase of Pinkwood. I will have no hesitation in recommending you wholeheartedly to anyone looking for such a service in future. As discussed a few weeks ago, I will likely be in touch in the next few months when my partner looks to buy into the house so that we can get her name on the deeds.Residential Client
Just a note of thanks - we really appreciated your calm clear head and tremendous patience and forbearance. We are sorry it has been unnecessarily fraught at time, but we have admired your persistence and quick thinking. You have shown yourself to be very good at what you do, and we see it and are very grateful for it.Agriculture Client
I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all your help with our move. You were absolutely fantastic at dealing with all the many, many problems and delays!Residential Client
Just a brief, belated, note to say thank you for all your help in sorting out the administration of my late Mother's estate. It is a great relief to know this matter is now settled and without your efficient handling of the matter I'm sure would have taken many months more.Private Client
On behalf of my family I would like to thank you for the tremendous work you did in securing Probate so rapidly. It was certainly a close run thing as we exchanged yesterday and today was the final day before the buyer would have had to inform his mortgage providers that there may be a delay so a huge sigh of relief by all.Private Client
Thank you so much for letting me know and thank you so much for all your help with this purchase. You were amazing and brilliant at dealing with everyone.Residential Client
Thank you so much for all your work regarding Vale View, it is greatly appreciated. It has not been the best of years and you have really helped make it so much easier than it could have been and for that I am very grateful.Residential Client
I would like to thank you for all your hard work sensitivity and support over the past months. Thank you for the chats, tea and at times laughter in what has been an emotional period - much appreciated.Private Client
Thank you so much for your work on getting our house done.Your knowledge, professionalism, sanity and humour have been greatly appreciated in some pretty stressful and trying conditionsTHANK YOU!Residential Client
My thanks to pam and Rory for your prompt and efficient handling of my mother's estate.Private Client
Thank you so much for the extremely prompt transfer! First Direct were impressed as well!Private Client
May I take the opportunity to thank you for your services, which were superb, I thought your response times were brilliant and I would take pleasure in recommending you and your Firm to anyone. Best wishesResidential Client
If you want a specialist solicitor in this area, that's Jonathan. He's a very decent chap and a long-standing agriculture specialist. He's very good.Agricultural Client
Sean has great breadth of knowledge.Employment Client
Rebecca Silcock is one of the most meticulous and detailed family lawyers that I ever deal with.Family Client
Maeve is absolutely fantastic - she's grounded and you can trust your case is in good hands, she always knows the facts.Dispute Resolution Client
David has very good interpersonal skills and puts lay clients at ease.Private Client
Thank you for the extra mile that you and your colleagues went and the patience shown. I know there was the odd bump in the road but it has all ended well and we all hugely appreciate the work you put in to get this over the line.Residential Client
Victoria was absolutely fantastic! From day one she made every effort to understand my needs and strived to achieve the best possible outcome for me and my son. She listened and gave excellent advice in any matter; nothing was too small or too much for her.Family
Her quick responses and communication via email were reassuring and allowed me to focus on my divorce in my own time without it interfering with my job. I hope I never have to recommend a solicitor for divorce to anyone, but if I did I wouldn't hesitate in putting Victoria's name forward.Family
I just wanted to drop a note to say how impressed we are with Kate Norris, and everything Kate is doing for my father’s elderly cousin. Her affairs are particularly complicated as - until she was widowed three years ago - she lived much of her life in America. There is the further complication that she is currently in Bridgemead after a fall last summer, though hoping to be home soon. Through all this Kate has been such a support - wading through the complicated transatlantic paper work, ironing out all the snags, rationalising her affairs, being a regular visitor, and all in all being a great comfort to her. Bravo Mogers! Kate is a true gem.Private Client
Thank you for all your hard work Emma. Your help made the whole Will procedure quite effortless even in this unusual situation of lockdown.Private Client
With the pandemic just starting out, we as a business had a very difficult situation to manage, with regards to the safety of our staff and clients alike and also a financial decision to make as our business was not able to operate on its normal platform. A trusted colleague suggested we contact Mogers Drewett to ensure that any decision we made would be legally correct. We were met with empathy for the situation that we were in and also offered great advise with what was a rapidly changing situation for people and businesses alike, and with no real precedence to follow. We had great advice from Sean and Lucy and all dealt with very efficiently by Annie. Communication was great throughout and ultimately led us to be able to make the correct decision for our needs and also backed up with all the legal jargon we just couldn’t have possibly known. I would not hesitate to recommend Mogers to anyone I come into contact with in the future and will undoubtedly do business with them again.Gary Day GEM Solutions
I asked you at the beginning for three things, to keep my house, so that I could keep a home for my family, to get the best deal and to ensure that when it’s done there would be no way of coming back to get any more from me. You delivered on all three counts. A bottle of champagne will be opened this evening & a toast to you will be made.Family Client
Thank you, Thank you, THANK YOU, for all you have done for me Rebecca, your council & calm demeanour have been my rock though out what was a very traumatic divorce. Social distancing aside if you were standing in front of me I would give you a hug!Family Client
Thank you so much for putting up with us and for getting the job done in exceptionally testing circumstances. I can’t thank you enough for the human face you put on whilst dealing with us and the sense of humour and… tolerance! We are a fairly eclectic mix in our family and I think you managed brilliantly to say the least!When this ridiculousness has ebbed away into an unpleasant memory I shall look forward to saying “thank you" in person, shaking your hand and perhaps buying you a drink.Private Client
I would like to personally thank you, as losing my second Mother seven months after my Mother it was a very difficult time for me personally. The very personable way in which you have approached everything has made the whole process much easier to deal with. Thank you EmmaPrivate Client
Just wanted to email to thank you both in helping our move go as smoothly as possible. You have been so helpful and we wouldn't hesitate in using Mogers Drewett again and recommending to family and friends.Residential Client
I just wanted to thank you Emma for your kind and compassionate way you have dealt with everything. It was a difficult time for me and I feel you made the whole process of the Estate that much more bearable ....so Thank You.Private Client
Your communication through lockdown was very impressive which they were grateful for - Thank youBath Estate Agent
We would like to thank you for your professional handling of the completion sale of our house yesterday. Your communications with us were very easy to understand and we have been very happy with the efficient service that we received.Residential Client
Difficult transacting in a pandemic, you have always been calm, level headed and responsive. A pleasure to deal with. Thank youResidential Client
In my experience it’s relatively rare to find a solicitor who is not only concerned with making sure they don’t run up unnecessary costs for their client, but is also concerned with the impact of the proceedings on the family once the legal teams have all long departed. What particularly impressed me is that while that was your concern, you were not simply seeking to avoid litigation, and you put a tremendous amount of time and effort into taking detailed attendance notes and ensured the client fully understood their options.A barrister
Following on from our emails and a visit to your office, I just wanted to thank Victoria Lewis for her assistance. If we have anything else in the future which you can help us with, I will not hesitate to contact you. Thank youCorporate Commercial Client
We always felt that Emma was fighting our corner, especially when Help to Buy were being rather difficult to deal with and missed our original completion date. Even though it was Help To Buy’s mess up Emma tried everything possible to get the job done.Residential Client
Finally Helen and I would like to thank you for your efforts in putting our long overdue affairs in order. You have made it very easy for us and we really appreciate not only your professionalism but also human touch.Private Client
I'd like to thank you at this point for all you did at what was a difficult and stressful time for us. T took a great liking to you and enjoyed your time together. After your last visit to him he said contentedly "Kat knows all about our family now, she really understands us." I very much appreciated the clear way you explained things to him without ever talking down to him or removing his dignity. Having reached the age of 98 this was so important.Private Client
Thank you so much for all the work you have done on the purchase of my new house in Corsham. I am really delighted and excited with it and am seriously considering moving in myself in early Spring and putting my cottage on the market. All seems to have gone thru very quickly and efficiently under very difficult circumstances.Residential Client
We are both very happy with the attention to detail, level of service and responsiveness you have provided for the purchase of our house. I will definitely recommend Mogers Drewett to friends in the future.Residential Client
Your professional approach, attention to detail and friendly manner has been very much appreciated. You have at all times kept us fully informed and we are aware that the whole process has not been easy. It has been a pleasure to have dealt with you and would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone who needed your legal services.We could not have wished for anyone better than you to conduct our affairs in this matter and are so very grateful to you for all you have done.Residential Client
I just want to let you know that Kat has been brilliant on this file, I think the chain would have collapsed it is wasn’t for her perseverance chasing the Probate Registry!Private Client
I would like to say thank you so much for your support with my Uncle I do not know what I would be doing without you, you truly are my lifeline and it means so much.Later Life Support Team
Kat was very helpful with every question I had, and expertly guided me through the process of completing my Powers of Attorney. She also was very patient when due to my busy schedule, combined with lockdown, it took much longer to complete this than we had hoped.Private Client
It has been - and continues to be - a tricky year for many people but knowing that you are on the case and going to bat for our family in all matters legal, makes for a great weight off our minds. Thank you GemmaPrivate Client
I would like to place on record my grateful thanks to you for all your hard work in the successful completion our Wills and Power of Attorney (I know the court has to complete), but all the hard work has been completed. It has as always been a pleasure to speak and meet with you and we are most grateful for your wise counsel and advice. We would never consider going to anyone else for our legal requirements.Private Client
I am so appreciative of the way you have helped us all through the process, it was good to know that you were always on the end of the phone so I could talk things through with you.Private Client