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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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.
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.View more
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.View more
Mercers offers a comprehensive conveyancing service. We specialise in residential property sales, purchases and refinances.View more
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.View more
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.View more
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.View more
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
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]