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Our aim is to provide legal services of the highest quality whilst maintaining a helpful and personable approach to our clients.

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of an ever changing legal system to ensure our clients are given the best advice. We are a long standing firm in Southport which means all of our solicitors have an excellent knowledge of the local area and are therefore able to offer clients a personal and bespoke approach.


April 13, 2020

Some great news for the Housing Market..

Housing Secretary, Robert Jenick, has announced new guidelines this week which will “allow the housing market to resume”.  The industry is now returning to work under […]
March 30, 2020


 Coronavirus: COVID-19 In view of the government restrictions relating to the above our switchboard is now closed as is our office to the public. A small […]
March 19, 2020


 Coronavirus: COVID-19 Whilst the challenges that we face as a result of coronavirus are unprecedented, Cook and Talbot continues to remain open and the services that […]
October 31, 2019

Light at the end of the tunnel for Probate delays

HMCTS have this week have stated that the probate system should be back to normal within  a matter of weeks, however many solicitors remain sceptical. Following […]
October 10, 2019

Macmillan Coffee Morning

On 27th September Cook & Talbot joined the world’s biggest coffee morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Some of us baked it and some […]
September 26, 2019

Suspension of parliament halts probate fees hike

Private client practitioners have welcomed the lapse of a motion to increase probate fees following the recent suspension of parliament. The fees, which are currently set […]

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Our clients say...

  • Mr and Mrs H – Suffolk
    Thank you for the great service during our house selling/buying process. It is the 2nd time we have used you for a house move and once again you have been really easy to deal with, efficient, quick to respond to queries etc……So really I just wanted to say thank you to you and the team for making the process nice and stress free (and quick!) for us. It is much appreciated and we will continue to recommend you to friends.
    Mr and Mrs H – Suffolk
  • JB – Southport
    Thank you so much for dealing with my sale and purchase. I was very pleased with the way you dealt with my concerns and the online system was very impressive.
    JB – Southport
  • Miss B – Southport
    This is just a huge thank you for all your professionalism, hard work and total kindness during my flat purchase.
    Miss B – Southport
  • Miss B and Mr S – Southport
    As always the service we have received from Cook and Talbot has been first class. As you know this has not been the easiest and most straightforward of sales and purchases, and your prompt responses to queries and requests have been most helpful.
    Miss B and Mr S – Southport
  • Mrs K – Southport
    May I take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for dealing with all my transactions smoothly and efficiently and I am now very pleased to be in my new home at last.
    Mrs K – Southport
  • Miss P – Southport
    I just wanted to thank you for the efficient and excellent service we have received from you regarding the sale and purchase of our property. The experience was not at all stressful (which it has been in the past) and I´d like to extend our thanks to you for that!
    Miss P – Southport
  • Mrs M – Cornwall
    I wanted to thank you so much for overseeing my application for remortgage so brilliantly. From the beginning to completion you were consistently helpful, informative and reassuring and kept me up to date with each step of the process, which was greatly appreciated. I was really impressed and delighted that you made the whole thing so straightforward and painless especially as my previous legal experience when securing my original mortgage was anything but.
    Mrs M – Cornwall
  • Mr H – Bedfordshire
    Excellent service and advice as usual in what proved a slightly difficult case.
    Mr H – Bedfordshire
  • Mrs H – Bolton
    Thank you to all your staff for the smooth sale of my property……I would have no qualms about recommending your firm of solicitors to any of my friends…
    Mrs H – Bolton
  • Mortgage Brokers – Watford
    Thank you very much for the attention to detail and the speed in which you work for us…
    Mortgage Brokers – Watford
  • Mr and Mrs G – Southport
    We would like to say a huge thank you for all your efforts during our recent house purchase. Your professional service and constant updates has ensured that the process was as stress-free as possible and for that we are very grateful. We would have no hesitation in recommending your services for the future”
    Mr and Mrs G – Southport