Woodgate and Co is a firm of Solicitors regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 485830, offering legal services to the general public on a private paying or conditional fee basis.

The firm is headed by Kirsten Woodgate, right, a Solicitor and former Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives, who was born and bred in Portsmouth and has practised in the city of Portsmouth and Southsea, for many years.

Kirsten and her team have extensive experience in conveyancing, personal injury, wills and probate, accidents at work, commercial and general civil litigation matters to include housing, welfare benefits, military advice and landlord and tenant.

Kirsten and her team aim to provide a personal approach. To ensure this they aim to meet each and every client personally thereby building a close and friendly working relationship from the outset.


Samantha French
Residential Conveyancer

Angela Herridge
Chartered Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives (CFILEx)

Linda Lockyer
Chartered Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives (CFILEx)

Roy Young

Sam started work as an office junior at age 16 at a local firm in Portsmouth where she stayed for many years becoming a residential conveyancing fee earner.

Sam takes considerable pride in the bespoke service she offers her clients and has a very loyal following. Sam delivers a first class service with her people focused, friendly and approachable manner. She is able to undertake all aspects of domestic conveyancing to include re-mortgages, lease variations and extensions and transfers of equity.

In her spare time Sam likes to spend time cooking, gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Angela has lived in Portsmouth for 50 years and knows the area well.

She became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Legal Executives in 2008 and has worked in conveyancing for more than 20 years.

She enjoys sharing the excitement as her clients achieve their new acquisitions.

As a grandmother, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, reading and having fun.

What drives us

Our professional management and client care is second to none. Our Mission is to provide a range of legal services to clients in Portsmouth Southsea and the local area in a traditional way and to focus on the client and their needs.

We offer face to face contact with the client whether in the Southsea or Rowlands Castle office or in the client’s home, whether it is local to Portsmouth or further afield. We offer a traditional family solicitors practice but with up to date technology.

Our clients are people, not just numbers. We anticipate that clients will be confident with the personal service which we provide.