We can provide tailored, specialist and expert legal advice to you

A specialist law firm you can trust

With over 140 years experience

Many law firms say they provide legal advice and services tailored to their clients’ needs.  However, the way these firms organise themselves and the relationships they have with their clients can vary significantly.

Our approach is different. We look through your eyes, we think about your needs and take the time to understand your world.

You can rest assured that our sector specialists will provide pragmatic and practical solutions that will always meet your needs.

Housebuilding & Land Development

Ensuring you have all the knowledge you need

Private Wealth

Protect your wealth for future generations

Property Investment

Everything you need to know about investing in property

Farming & Rural Land

Wiltshire's expert agricultural solicitors

Armed Forces

Specialist lawyers to the armed forces

Legal experts you can trust

Your local solicitors since 1882

Why choose Goughs Solicitors

Our advice is bespoke to our clients’ needs.  We find practical solutions to meet our clients’ objectives.

We establish long-term relationships with our clients and their families which is essential when providing wealth planning services.

We advise transparently on costs upfront and draw on expertise from across the firm to ensure clients’ receive exceptional value for money.

We draw on our core values of excellence, trust, teamwork, accountability and engagement to deliver a superior level of client service.

Why work
with Goughs?


With offices throughout Wiltshire, we are here for face to face, or virtual appointments at a time to suit you.


We draw from a wide range of disciplines to support you in keeping your business moving forward.


Goughs have been providing legal services to businesses across the south west since 1882.

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Choosing Goughs family team
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Changes to family law
The Goughs approach to divorce and separation
The Goughs approach to divorce and separation

Our specialist areas

As a multi-disciplinary law firm we are delighted to provide expert legal services to a wide range of clients from a variety of backgrounds and industries. 

Whilst we have specialists teams in house to work with the above-mentioned sectors, this does not mean we don’t have an expert who will be able to help and advise you. 

Get in touch today to discuss your bespoke requirements. 

Philip Fowler

Very professional service

Very professional service - at a difficult time due to Covid 19.


Jane Weller


Helpful, prompt and efficient


Ms Michelle Fielding

I would definitely recommend Goughs

I definitely would recommend Goughs they were very efficient, very helpful and always informed us of what was happening in the chain.


Ms Kathleen Lucas

Thank you very much for doing a great job

Thank you very much for doing a great job as always, would recommend you for sure for being so efficient and getting the job done as quick as possible.


Very helpful

Very helpful. Advice clear with plenty of time for us to consider all the options before making decisions.


Mr Wood

Very thorough

Very thorough, and we also got forces discount.



Andy Turner | Managing Director | Princeton Homes

Efficient and extremely knowledgeable

Rebecca is professional, efficient and extremely knowledgeable on all aspects of Construction Law.


Tom O'Connor | Managing Director | Redcliffe Homes

Highly recommend

Andrew is an experienced, diligent and pragmatic development lawyer.  Highly recommended.



Very professional and prompt

Rowena is very professional and very prompt response every time I needed something.


Paul Ealey

An excellent commercial lawyer

Gemma combines sound commercial judgement with a refreshing clarity and approach.  An excellent commercial lawyer.


Bath Property Awards 2021

Legal & Financial Winner

Goughs prides itself on its first-class service, with growing property marketing reach and increasing areas of expertise. Enquiries also escalated by 20%, a commanding showing this year!


Amelia Hanratty

Isabel Figueiredo was professional

Needed for Goughs to act quickly with an issue I had . They exceeded my expectations ! Isabel Figueiredo was professional , and swiftly dealt with the matter. Would strongly recommend these Solicitors.


Meet the heads of our specialist areas

Phillip Bolton

Partner & Head of Private Wealth

Phillip is a Partner and Head of the Private Wealth Team at the firm. His practice encompasses all aspects of private client work, with a particular interest in complex Wills, wealth preservation, tax mitigation, and estate planning.

Mark Hood

Solicitor & Head of Armed Forces

Mark completed a twenty-year Army career in the Royal Logistic Corps as an officer before changing tack to pursue a career in the law. Mark has a particular interest in, and an understanding of the effect that life in the military has when facing relationship upheaval or other related family law problems.

Thomas Boyce

Partner & Head of Farming & Rural Land

Thomas joined Goughs in April 2015 and was made a Partner in 2016. He is an experienced family law specialist and advises a wide range of clients, both married and unmarried, on the implications of relationship breakdown.

Andrew Given

Partner and Head of Land & Development

Andrew has been head of the Land & Development team since 2014 and acts for SME Housebuilders, Land Promoters, and Landowners on all aspects of development land.

Rowena Birch

Associate , Real Estate & Head of Property Investment

Rowena has been a commercial property solicitor since qualifying in 2006. She was drawn to commercial property and the opportunity it provides to combine legal skills and expertise with helping businesses achieve their needs and strategic aims.

Armed Forces

Farming & Rural Land

Property Investment

Private Wealth

Housebuilding & Land Development

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