Temporary changes to the way we work

20th March 2020
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Temporary changes to the way we work

The way in which we provide some of our services will change from Monday the 23rd March 2020 following the Government’s advice on how to limit the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

We want to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of clients, visitors, businesses and our staff while we continue to provide services. That is why, is line with the current Government advice, we are making some changes to how you can interact with us.


Meetings shall now largely be conducted over the phone where possible to limit the amount of face to face contact. Also, where possible, letters and documents will be sent via email as there will be no staff in the office building since we are all working from home. We will however continue to collect post from the office.

We will continue to attend court and police station appointments unless the Government announces changes to how the courts and police stations operate.

To contact our offices please call 01775 722261 as usual and you will be directed to our receptionist who will take a message for you and pass that on to the relevant person. That person shall then call you back if needs be.


For new matters, please dial 01775 722261 or email enquiries@maplessolicitors.com as usual.

There are further contact details such as email addresses under ‘Our People’ on our website at www.maplessolicitors.com.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, however we shall continue to provide our services to the same standard as expected. If there are any issues arising from this, then please contact us as indicated above.

Best regards


Maples Solicitors LLP


Our Covid-19 Risk Assessment image

Our Covid-19 Risk Assessment

At Maples Solicitors, our top priority is keeping staff and clients safe during Covid-19. 

We are working tirelessly to make our offices, meeting rooms, and communal spaces safe for everyone. These measures include social distance meeting for everyone and handwashing stations throughout the building. Phone or video call appointments are also available for those who do not feel safe leaving their homes.

You can read our Risk Assessment below, and if you have any question or concerns, please contact us at Enquiries@Maplessolicitors.com or 01775 722261 

 Covid-19 Risk Assessment



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