From 4th November 2019 Harney & Wells will merge with Goodlaw Solicitors LLP. And on that date Carol Harney and Sarah Mellish retire.

From Thursday 17th October 2019 Jane Wells and Alison Harbour will be moving to Goodlaw Solicitors LLP with assistants, Nicola Osbourne, Lizzie Simmonds and Jeanette Wells. Please use until further notice contact number for Goodlaw Solicitors of 01273 956270 (and the web site address is However until 4th November 2019 Jane Wells and Alison Harbour still remain part of Harney & Wells.

During 17th and 18th October 2019, whilst systems are being activated, there may be some teething issues.

Please also note that from 21st October 2019 the office of Harney & Wells at Second Floor, Edge House, 42 Bond Street, Brighton, BN1 1RD will be cleared.

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From 4th November 2019, Carol Harney and Sarah Mellish will be working from Citibase Burgess Hill on a part time basis dealing with the closure and archiving of legal aid files relating to the family contract Harney & Wells hold with the Legal Aid Agency. The telephone number for Citibase Burgess Hill is 01444 240100. The address is The Forum, 277 London Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 9QU.

From 1st November 2019 Harney & Wells will no longer have a DX box and address.

All closed/archived files of Harney & Wells will be held through Goodlaw Solicitors and therefore any enquiry in relation to an old file should be directed to Goodlaw Solicitors.

This web site – – will be retained for a while to help in redirecting clients/enquires to Goodlaw Solicitors.

Parental Alienation