Solicitors In Colchester - Legal Advice in Colchester

Based in Colchester, Essex, Birkett Long’s primary focus is always on people – whether it’s our clients, employees, business partners or the residents living in the local area.

Colchester has a proud and varied history and is the oldest recorded City in England - which was once even the capital of Roman Britain. That rich heritage can be seen everywhere in the City, featuring a host of fascinating cultural artefacts and ruins.

Our solicitors in Colchester are able to provide high calibre advice on a range of legal matters. This includes assisting with arranging details following a bereavement, guiding someone through a divorce or helping to grow a business. We have invaluable experience in franchising and brand licensing and can help in industries such as manufacturing and public procurement. 

We offer dedicated and supported legal advice that is backed by decades of combined experience to anyone living in Colchester. Every solicitor adopts a meticulous approach to their client’s cases so you can be sure it will be dealt with in a competent and professional manner.

Communication and honesty are key to developing strong relationships with our clients. We will always act in your best interests and inform you of the choices available, along with expert advice to help you make the most informed decision. We want to minimise the stress and uncertainty that can come with legal proceedings and work quickly towards a resolution with which you are satisfied.

Birkett Long’s Colchester office is full of energy and a team of solicitors here to help you. Client care is of the upmost importance to us and you can rely on us to handle your matter with care and sensitivity, no matter how complex.

Our company supports a growing number of local charities through fundraising, also offering legal services and donating staff time. Birkett Long is committed to working with charities such as St Helena, The Rob George Foundation, The Outhouse and others in and around Colchester.

It’s not just about knowing the law.


Birkett Long LLP
1 Amphora Place,
Sheepen Road,

Telephone:  01206217300

Directions to our Colchester office

Birkett Long is working in partnership with the Colchester Travel Plan Club to encourage and support clients, suppliers and staff to explore other options for travelling to our office, as an alternative to driving. This is part of our commitment to help promote sustainable travel as a way of reducing traffic congestion and air pollution.

Birkett Long is just a short walk away from Colchester High Street and local bus stops. Colchester Train station is a 20 minute walk away. .

There is an open bike shed outside Birkett Long which is covered by CCTV. You can download the Colchester Cycle map from the Cycle Colchester website, where you can also find useful information to help and support cyclists. Bikes can also be hired from Colchester station. 

The nearest bus stops are at nearby Middleborough, a 5 minute walk away.  Bus routes numbered 2, 8, 61, 62, 63, 65, 87 and 754 all offer frequent bus services.  Please click here for live Middleborough bus times and to locate a bus network map here to find your nearest bus service and utilise the Traveline journey planner to plan your journey.
Colchester Park and Ride offers a quick bus ride into the City from the Park and Ride site at junction 28 of the A12, near the Weston Homes Community Stadium. The service stops at Middleborough – a five minute walk from Amphora House.  Please note this offers a day time service only.

The nearest station is Colchester Main Station. There are frequent trains from London, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich and stations in between. You can plan your journey to Colchester main station on the Greater Anglia website. It is an approximate 20 minute walk from Colchester station to Amphora Place.To catch a bus into the City from the station, follow the Fixing the Link route to the bus stop on the opposite side of the road to the station.
You can hire a bike at the station – Bike and Go.

If you have to travel by car, could you car share with colleagues, friends or relatives? Join the LoveurcarColchester car share bay scheme for FREE and park in preferential bays in the City centre car parks including St Mary’s. Normal charges apply but park close to the exit in a wider, more convenient bay and share the parking charge and fuel with your fellow car sharers. Or park in the LoveurcarColchester bays at Colchester Station for free! (Maximum stay eight hours) then walk into town.
If you would like to search for a car share use the Essex Lift Share website.

The nearest car park is Sheepen Road car park, which is a few minutes’ walk along Sheepen Road to the office. 

If you have an electric car, you can check out the nearest charge points on Zap-map

To view a map and directions from the M11, Ipswich or the M25 to Amphora Place click here.

We also have offices in Chelmsford and Basildon.


Birkett Long IFA LLP provides independent financial advice

Birkett Long Human Resources provides an employment law and HR support package that meets the needs of business owners and HR professionals.

Birkett Long IP provides intellectual property advice all across the world.


Useful resources for you in Colchester

Some of the organisations Birkett Long works with and supports in Colchester and Essex: