Welcome to MCP Solicitors

Solicitors in King's Lynn, Peterborough, Thetford & Wisbech

Metcalfe Copeman & Pettefar LLP (MCP) Solicitors is a long established, substantial firm of solicitors based in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, with offices in Kings Lynn, Peterborough, Thetford and Wisbech.

Our lawyers deal with most areas of law, for both individuals and businesses, and we pride ourselves on our professional, friendly, cost-effective service.

Please explore this website to learn more about what we offer or alternatively contact us to find out how we can help you.


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Latest News

Tis the season...

Despite well publicised drink driving campaigns over the Christmas period many people are still not fully aware of the drink driving laws and the affect that an offence could have on your ability to drive.

Stamp Duty Changes

From 4th December 2014 there will be changes to stamp duty payable on property purchases.

MCP's Bake Sale

MCP will be selling a range of cakes and bakes along Guildhall Street, Thetford on Friday 14th November, all proceeds to BBC Children in Need. See a full report on the Thetford and Brandon Times online...

Holiday Pay

'Holiday pay has to include overtime' and 'employees can claim up to sixteen years of backdated holiday pay'.

Who’s looking after your Will?

Whenever making a Will you need to carefully consider who to appoint as your Executors. You can appoint family members, close friends, beneficiaries or professionals. Recent research indicates that more people are preferring to appoint friends or family members as their Executors and Trustees, rather than instructing solicitors, but using a friend or acquaintance can be a false economy....

Testing local legal knowledge!

At the recent Hunstanton Kite Fair Metcalfe Copeman & Pettefar LLP ran a fun quiz “test your legal knowledge”. The questions and answers are here. We are pleased to announce that the winner of what was a closely fought contest and decided on the tie breaker was Jason Crown of Anglia IT Solutions Ltd. He has been contacted and will soon be receiving the magnum of champagne. For more information contact Steve Welcomme at steve.welcomme@mcp-law.co.uk.

New Rights for Consumers - Is your business affected?

If you sell goods or services to consumers via a website, over the phone or otherwise away from your business premises (for example home visits to customers), you may well need to review your terms and conditions of business. New regulations chiefly governing "off-premises" and "distance" contracts came into force on 13th June 2013. Read More

Your Healthcare - Your Decision?

You might have seen press coverage recently regarding “assisting dying” and other healthcare choices. But what are your rights when it comes to your healthcare? It is important to remember that in all but the most extreme cases it is possible to retain a considerable amount of control over the treatment you receive. Read More

Moving in with your Partner? Be prepared!

If you choose to move in with a partner it is sensible to consider your rights as a cohabitee. There is no such thing as a “common law wife” and therefore it’s possible to live with someone for many years and to have children, only to find out when the relationship breaks down that you have no entitlement to any money from your partner. Read More

Leading lawyer joins MCP

We are pleased to announce that Margaret Taylor has joined our Kings Lynn practice. Margaret (pictured below with Alison Muir) was formerly senior partner of Hayes & Storr. She is a leading private client solicitor with an extensive range of client services to her credit. Read More