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About us
Anthony King Solicitors consists of 2 partners - Jane Cowdrey and Sadia French and a team of experienced qualified Solicitors, legal advisors and support staff.
We are conveniently located in the heart of Basildon Town Centre and have been an established firm of Solicitors since 1980. We believe in providing a highly personalised and professional service.  We are a friendly and modern firm with extensive experience in many areas of law.
We also have a branch office located in New London Road, Chelmsford.
We represent clients who are legally aided, private paying, and no win, no fee. For clients who are not eligible for Legal Aid, we offer a fixed fee initial interview of £150 including VAT
Anthony King Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (No. 70686)




Family Law & Child Care

Matrimonial problems are a sad part of life.


Our experienced team of practitioners concentrate on finding practical solutions when a divorce is inevitable.  We advise on all aspects of divorce including children, financial matters and pensions.

We can advise you on problems with Social Services regarding children


If you are not eligible for Legal Aid, we can help you with Fixed Rate work.  

Employment Law

We advise employees on Settlement Agreements.

Residential Conveyancing

Service is our priority.  Our experienced domestic Conveyancing department has built up an efficient and streamlined work system.


Estimates are given to each new client.


We have an excellent relationship with local estate agents.  

Commercial Property

We provide a full business and corporate service covering all commercial Conveyancing, including the granting and taking of commercial leases.


We advise both landlords and tenants regarding commercial premises, shops and offices, domestic properties, short term tenancy agreements and licences to occupy.


Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, we can prepare the relevant leases and tenancy agreements: we deal with claims for dilapidations, rent reviews, renewals, arrears of rent, proceedings for possession and breaches of covenant eg failure to keep in repair or insure.  

Company Commercial

We can assist with the formation and administration of your new company, buying or selling existing companies, drafting your Terms & Conditions, Directors Service Contracts or Agency Agreement, or by providing you with a Contract of Employment for members of your staff, or by collecting unpaid debts.  


Housing is a fundamental aspect of everyone's life and the effects can be devastating when things go wrong. We can handle all manner of work in this field, acting for landlords in the public and private sector. Whether you need help with possession proceedings, disrepair, a service charge dispute, or are facing unlawful eviction, you can rely on us to have the expertise.

Wills and Probate


It is essential for your family to make a Will and keep it up to date and to leave your affairs in order. We deal with all aspects of the administration of an Estate.  We also deal with clients' personal affairs, advise on Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work.



Mission Statement

 As a Firm our overriding purpose is to:  


  • Provide legal services of an excellent quality for our clients 

  • Deliver those services in a manner to the satisfaction of our clients 

  • Act ethically at all times  

  • Facilitate a working environment that respects and balances the needs of our clients
         and those of each other   

  • Put the best interests of our clients first  

  • Provide clear, impartial, honest advice about our clients’ cases  

  • Charge private clients a fair price


Why use Anthony King Solicitors?

Because your interests are our first concern.


Our offices in Basildon are equipped with all the modern technology to enable our staff to provide the highest quality of service.


Our approach is focussed on delivering to you:

·         a fast response

·         clear advice

·         understanding and support

·         full information on cost from the outset

·         a practical approach to problem solving

·         regular contact to keep you fully informed.



Above all we want you to value us so highly that you entrust us with all your legal work and recommend us to others.


 Our Service Commitment to you  


·         Give you clear legal advice that you can understand  

·         Agree with you in advance the expectations of service you require and represent your interests  

·         Ensure that you understand what you are undertaking including the prospects of success 

·         Inform you as to the likely costs involved including how these can be funded 

·         Only charge you in accordance with what we have advised 

·         Keep you informed throughout and inform you of progress and developments as they occur 

·         Keep your business confidential 

·         Respond to your letters and telephone calls promptly 

·         Deal with your questions efficiently