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Who we are

Mercers focus on supporting individuals and businesses in private and commercial matters where expert legal advice is required.

Our client-focused approach has been successfully supporting clients in Henley-on-Thames and throughout England for 200 years.

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Our Services

Mercers are a team of client-focused experienced solicitors working on behalf of private and business clients.

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Private Client

The experienced team at Mercers help Private Clients with all aspects of inheritance planning including Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax Planning and Trust & Estate administration.

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Trust & Estate Disputes

Whenever disputes occur Mercers specialist Trusts & Disputes department take a pragmatic, cost-effective approach whilst providing expert advice on all matter of Contentious Probate and Court of Protection matters.

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Residential Property

Mercers offers a comprehensive conveyancing service. We specialise in residential property sales, purchases and refinances.

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Commercial Property

Our commercial property team have years of combined experience in dealing with a whole range of property matters. Whether it is selling or buying property, or taking or granting a lease.

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Litigation & Disputes

With our experience of mediation and litigation we can help whenever contentious residential property, landlord and tenant, professional negligence, commercial debt and trust & estate disputes occur.

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Notary Public

One of Mercers Associates, Sarah Crowther, offers a specialist Notary Public service, usually needed when people are relocating overseas and documents or copies of documents require a notarised witness.

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Meet the Mercers Solicitors team

The Mercers Solicitors team are a friendly group of experts offering a range of specialities for private and business clients.

What People Are Saying

Hear what some of our clients have to say about Mercers Solicitors...

I just want to thank you again for all your help… we couldn’t have placed ourselves in more trusting, caring hands than your good kind self. It was great we had the opportunity to meet you when we did Alex!

Mrs A from Maidenhead

Peter has gone above and beyond with his informative, sympathetic and extremely wise advice.

Mrs H of Oxfordshire

We should like to place on record our appreciation of the highly professional and yet patient and stress-free manner in which Mercers have handled these matters for us.


I really do want to thank you for your patience, kindness and the meticulous way in which you tackled both me and my problem.

Mrs D from Maidenhead

Very professional and helpful. Don't know what I would have done without Shella!

Mrs G of Australia

You are so meticulous, efficient, and very responsive. Your professionalism and quality of work is outstanding. The fact that this matter was carried out during the very challenging times we have all experienced due to the Pandemic, makes the level of your service even more outstanding. Throughout the complete process I have always had the feeling that I was working with a friend I had known for years.

Mr D of Oxfordshire

Having sometimes experienced slow and reactive lawyers, it was refreshing to deal with Ruth and her team. The transaction was done promptly and smoothly. We will definitely use Ruth again and would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her to family and friends.

Mrs B of Berkshire.

We have never expereinced such fast and efficent return of communication from any Past or present Paralegal/ Solicitor. Thank you Jess and Sam.

Mr & Mrs Masri of Berkshire

I have always received first class service from Sarah Crowther. Her advice and suggestions have always proven excellent. What she says she will do she does.

Mrs W of Berkshire

Thank you for all your care and understanding in helping me … through the complexity of a will.

Mr P from Berkshire

Quality, professional firm with integrity, nice people – I had a first class experience.

Mr A S of Oxfordshire


The latest news, insights and guidance from the Mercers Solicitors team

Residential Possession Proceedings after Coronavirus: Back to normal?

The Coronavirus Act 2020 significantly affected Landlords’ ability to recover possession of properties let on assured shorthold tenancies – the most common form of residential tenancy (‘AST’) . The Act placed restrictions on evictions and introduced different notice periods which have been modified and extended many times. This flux and uncertainty has led to lots […]

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What is a Lasting Power of Attorney, and when should I make one?

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document which allows you to give a trusted individual or individuals the power to make decision for you. Your ‘Attorneys’ are given this power when you lose mental capacity, or if you do not wish to make decisions for […]

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Commonhold Ownership: the future? A viable alternative to leasehold ownership?

In January 2021 the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government revealed its plans for reform in the residential leasehold market. This included the formation of the Commonhold Council to help reinvigorate commonhold and prepare the “market for the widespread up-take of commonhold”. So then, what is commonhold and what does the future hold for […]

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Fixed recoverable costs (FRC): The Good, The Bad and The Government Reforms

The Government has recently announced its plans to reform and extend the FRC regime. Their intention is to ensure that more people have access justice in a predictable and cost efficient way. However, these reforms could have the reverse effect, leaving the general public in the lurch. In this article we explore the FRC regime, […]

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