Contact our solicitors in Tenterden

Pengelly and Rylands Solicitors is incorporated by Hatten Wyatt giving us access to a broader range of legal expertise, while we retain our own identity and established local presence in Tenterden. This allows us to offer the benefits of a larger firm, without sacrificing the local knowledge and personal touch clients throughout the Ashford District have come to expect from our team. Our additional offices are in GravesendChathamMaidstone and Tonbridge.

Visiting our Tenterden office

Where to park in Tenderden

There are a number of free parking bays in the town centre which are subject to prohibitions and restrictions. Most of these are restricted between 8am and 6pm Monday to Saturday (when parking, please check the signs relating to the particular bay or set of bays).

Please note that most bays are subject to a maximum stay of one hour during the day (again, please refer to signs when parking).

There are also a number of designated disabled bays on the High Street, with a maximum limit of three hours for each stay, to increase the number of blue badge holders that might use the bays during the day.

Station Road and Bridewell lane long stay car parks are a short 4 minute walk to our office. 

For up to date information about all aspects of parking in Tenterden, visit the Ashford council website.

Arriving by bus

We are just a short walk away from The Vine bus stop, which is served by the numbers 2, 2A, 12, 27X, 292, 293, 294, 295, 297, 299, A1, AS3 and Tenterden Hopper.


We are committed to making our office as accessible as possible. If you have any specific requirements, then please get in touch with a member of our team.

Our legal services for you in Tenterden, Kent

Residential conveyancing

Our conveyancing lawyers in Tenterden offer reliable, expert residential property services for people throughout Ashford District and further afield. We can assist with buying and selling, remortgaging, transfer of ownership, leasing, lease extensions and all other types of residential property transactions.

Pengelly and Rylands Incorporated By Hatten Wyatt is accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), reflecting the high standards of our residential property services.

You can also use our free conveyancing calculator to get an instant estimate of our conveyancing fees.

Family law

Our Tenterden family law team can provide sympathetic, practical support for dealing with all areas of family law, including divorce and separation.

Pengelly and Rylands Incorporated By Hatten Wyatt is accredited by the Law Society for Family Law and Family Law Advanced. These accreditations recognise our exceptional skills with handling standard family law matters, such as divorce, as well as more specialist matters, such as cohabitation, complex assets and international considerations.

Wills, trusts & probate

Our Will writing solicitors in Tenterden can assist with creating or updating Will, while our team can also assist with matters such as setting up a trust and guiding you through all aspects of probate.

Employment law

We help employees of all levels with both contentious and non-contentious employment issues, including contracts of employment, director’s service agreements, redundancy, Employment Tribunal claims and settlement agreements.

Dispute resolution

Our litigation and dispute resolution solicitors in Tenterden can expertly resolve various types of personal legal disputes, including landlord & tenant disputes, inheritance disputes, contract disputes and professional negligence claims.

Personal injury claims

Our Tenterden personal injury lawyers have many years of experience helping clients to pursue compensation for accidental injuries. We offer conditional fee agreements (no win, no fee), so there is typically no cost to you for making a claim unless we secure compensation for you.

Medical negligence claims

Our specialist medical negligence claims team can support you in claiming compensation for a wide range of clinical errors, including for misdiagnosis and late diagnosis of cancer and other serious illness, surgical errors, prescription errors and birth injuries.

Professional negligence claims

If you need to make a compensation claim against a professional, such as an architect, surveyor, accountant or another solicitor, we can advise you on your rights and guide you through the entire claims process.

Immigration law

Our immigration lawyers in Tenterden assist individuals and families with various types of immigration issues, from visa applications and appeals to securing your long-term right to stay in the UK.

Criminal defence

Our criminal defence team can support you at all stages of criminal investigation and prosecution, including offering 24/7 police station representation. We can also advise on all types of motoring offences.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Criminal Litigation, demonstrating our ability to effectively represent individuals on a wide range of criminal cases.

Our Tenterden commercial law services

Company & commercial law

If you are starting a business, expanding an existing enterprise, merging or disposing of a company, we can guide you through all of legal issues and processes you need to consider so that you can operate effectively and profitably while staying within the law.

Employment law advice for employers

Our employment lawyers in Tenterden support employers of various sizes across a range of sectors with everything from creating contracts of employment and establishing policies and procedures to dealing with contentious matters, such as redundancies and terminations, Employment Tribunal claims and settlement agreements.

Commercial property law

Our commercial property lawyers in Tenderden help businesses, property developers and investors in Ashford District, throughout Kent and further afield to handle all aspects of commercial property law.

Business immigration advice

Our immigration lawyers in Tenterden can advise your business on all manner of immigration issues, including sponsoring employees and meeting your obligations to ensure all of your employees have the right to live and work in the UK.

Notary Public services

Our efficient, reliable Notary Public is able to swiftly authenticate all types of business and personal documents, so you can act effectively in other jurisdictions, safe in the knowledge that your essential documents will be accepted as genuine.

Business debt recovery

Our business debt recovery team in Tenterden are able to quickly and cost-effectively secure payment of various types of outstanding payments, saving you time, money and frustration.

Business dispute resolution

Our commercial litigation and dispute resolution team in Tenterden can advise you on the best ways to resolve all types of business disputes, helping you to achieve an outcome that protects your interests and aligns with your commercial strategy.


Our licensing solicitors in Tenterden have extensive experience in helping businesses navigate a range of licensing issues, including applications and responding to alleged breaches of license terms.

Business power of attorney

Our business power of attorney solicitors in Tenterden can work alongside you to appoint someone to take care of your business in the event that you lose the capacity to do so yourself.

Business consultancy

If you want to expand your businesses’ operations, but aren’t sure what approach to take, our business consultancy solicitors in Tenterden can lend you their expertise and talk you through your next steps.

Speak to our solicitors in Tenterden now

You can arrange an initial consultation with a member of our team in Tenterden for a fixed cost of £150+VAT.

To discuss your legal needs with one of our friendly, expert solicitors in Tenterden, Kent today, please call 01580 762248.

Legal resources for Tenterden

Hastings County Court and Family Court

Based at the Court Hearing Centre in nearby Hastings, this is where cases are heard that involve issues related to divorce, children, adoption and domestic violence.

Medway Magistrates’ Court and Family Court

Located at The Court House on The Brook in Maidstone, this court hears cases related to adoption, children, crime, divorce and domestic violence.


    • Pengelly and Rylands Solicitors
      • 39/41 High Street
      • Tenterden
      • TN30 6BJ