Solicitors and Commissioners for Oaths established and located in Birmingham city centre since 1931

Established in 1931 by Joseph Ritchie and Norman Margetts, Margetts & Ritchie is a family orientated legal practice which prides itself on building long term relationships with clients throughout England and Wales, having acted for many families over several generations.

We believe in the traditional values of client service and integrity

Your matters will always be handled by your experienced solicitor, not delegated to unqualified members of staff

Many of our clients have very long happy working relationships with us

We work for many businesses and individuals today whose association with the firm goes back more than 40 years.

The main areas of work we handle are:

  • residential conveyancing
  • commercial conveyancing
  • wills
  • probate and estate administration
  • regulatory law


  • leasehold enfranchisement of houses
  • extending leasehold of flats
  • leasehold valuation tribunal applications and hearings
  • missing landlord applications to the County Court
  • lasting powers of attorney
  • applications to the Court of Protection
  • council house purchases – the right to buy
  • re-mortgages
  • food law

We pride ourselves on our independence, putting our clients first.