Accreditations

We have worked hard to create a good quality law firm to whom you can safely entrust the conduct of your legal business.  In doing this we have sought independently audited accreditation for the quality of our legal advice and of our service to you.

 

The independent accreditations that we hold include the following:-

 

Lexcelnew

 

LEXCEL

This is a “quality mark” – designed specifically for law firms.  The firm must pass an independent annual audit of the quality of its services and processes in order to retain accreditation.

 Children-Law

 

CHILDREN PANEL

The firm currently has two members of The Children Panel – Rebecca Cole.  This scheme requires a rigorous entry exam and interview and is for those expert in all areas of the law relating to children.

 Family-Law-Advanced

 

FAMILY LAW - ADVANCED

The firm currently has two members of this scheme – Jeremy Sogno and Rebecca Cole.  Admission to this scheme is exam based and reflects a highly specialist knowledge of family law.

 Quality

 

CONVEYANCING QUALITY SCHEME

This is a quality scheme which recognises the quality of our overall conveyancing department – and the practitioners within it.  Membership of the scheme is gained via independent assessment and verification of this firm’s adherence to good conveyancing standards and procedures.

 Criminal

 

CRIMINAL

All qualified Solicitors have rights of audience in the lower courts and tribunals – such as the Magistrates or County Court.  The right to appear in the higher Courts – such as the Crown Court or Court of Appeal is reserved to those with specialist qualifications.  Christos Christou has gained the appropriate qualifications and has rights of audience in the upper criminal courts.
 Step

SOCIETY OF TRUSTS AND ESTATES PRACTITIONERS - (STEP)

STEP is a worldwide organisation promoting excellent standards amongst practitioners within the fields of Wills, Personal Tax and Estate Administration.  Admission is via a specialist exam.  Ian Morgan of this firm is a member.

 

 

Lawyers For Life

Lawson Lewis Blakers are able to offer specialist advice..
 

 

Out Of Hours

There are appointments out of hours available if you need them, please ask when you speak to the secretary or your lawyer.