Thomson Snell & Passmore

Thomson Snell & Passmore is the oldest law firm in operation

Four key elements that drive our culture

Thomson Snell & Passmore is a law firm with a reputation for providing high quality, intelligent advice and the very best service to our clients. As the oldest law firm in operation in the world, we pride ourselves on taking a pragmatic approach. Our legal advisers provide a comprehensive range of services to both businesses and individuals across a wide range of practice areas including corporate, dispute resolution, real estate, employment, family, residential property & conveyancing, estate planning, trust & tax management, wills, probate, Court of Protection, clinical negligence and personal injury.

With offices in Tunbridge Wells and Thames Gateway, we provide legal services across Kent, London, the South East and nationally.

Commitment is the key to our relationships with our clients and with one another. Four values lie at the heart of Thomson Snell & Passmore. They are absolutes: key elements that drive our culture.


Building relationships

Building strong relationships underpins all that we do. We treat everyone with integrity and respect, listening carefully and responding quickly and intelligently. We deliver a client service that is second to none and support our colleagues in their work.


Astute thinking

We listen and question until we completely understand clients’ and colleagues’ needs and objectives. We draw on our extensive experience to bring practical insight and common sense to each situation. We work across teams and departments, sharing knowledge and expertise to provide the very best service to our clients.


Direct approach

We communicate clearly with our clients and with one another. Our straightforward communication style means people receive information and advice in a way that they understand.


Achieving results

Commitment and passion characterise our people; that’s why we find solutions that give our clients the best possible value and outcome. We choose talented and motivated people with the necessary skills and experience and focus on constant development and learning. A stimulating workplace, a healthy work-life balance and a rewarding career for everyone is the heart of our offering.

Our history

A short history for a firm long on heritage.