A brief history of Rawlins Davy Reeves

Rawlins Davy Reeves Ltd trading as Rawlins Davy Reeves Solicitors & Mediators is a leading Bournemouth & Poole based firm of commercial solicitors with the benefit of a specialised private client department.

The solicitor directors are committed to offering their clients a professional service of the highest calibre and proven excellence. They advise company and business clients, from start-ups to those with a turnover in excess of £100 million, on both general and complex transactions and including commercial property law, company sales, mergers and acquisitions and dispute resolution.

Rawlins Davy Reeves’ dedicated Private Client team offers a wide range of personal advice, with particular expertise in tax issues and estate planning.

Legal Services for Business

Rawlins Davy Reeves have a long history, and a great deal of experience, of dealing with all aspects of commercial law.

We can support and advise throughout the life of your business from start-up/incorporation, throughout your trading lifetime and then finally the sale or closure of your business.

Whether you need advice about buying a company, as a shareholder or director, on your terms and conditions, or planning an exit strategy to close your business, we can support you from start to finish.

Legal Services for You

Our director Patricia Smith and her colleagues Rachel Phillips and Sue Hickman pride themselves on ensuring that our private clients receive professional and experienced services tailored to their individual needs and circumstances. Whether you are moving home, planning for your future, making provisions for your family, either in terms of your business or personal assets, we can offer you innovative and personal solutions.

We will work with you using our personal legal services, keeping you informed throughout the process and we will always respond promptly to your concerns and queries.

We are delighted to announce the merger on 1st October 2022 of two of the regions most well known law firms, Rawlins Davy and Jacobs & Reeves.

Please watch our introductory video below

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Bournemouth Office

Heliting House

35 Richmond Hill

Bournemouth, BH2 6HT

01202 558844

Poole Old Town Office

This office has relocated to –


153 High Street

Poole, BH15 1AU

01202 678444

Poole Office


153 High Street

Poole, BH15 1AU

01202 674425

Wimborne Office

25 East Street

Wimborne, BH21 1DU

01202 880382

Email: enquiries@rawlinsdavyreeves.com

What Our Clients Say About Our Services

  • Rawlins Davy have helped us with a number of business legal services - they are professional, friendly and extremely helpful. Would certainly recommend them as the best Solicitors in Bournemouth.

    John Brittle Managing Director
  • A huge thank you to Rosemary Bowman for the highly efficient and professional way she handled the conveyancing of my late mother's property. Would happily recommend her services to anyone wanting a top-class Solicitor.

    Philip Forrester
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