Our Accreditations and Memberships

Law Society

Lexcel

We are Lexcel accredited by the Law Society, demonstrating our high standards of client care and legal practice management. Lexcel is a practice quality mark which confirms the reliability of our services and strong track record for producing positive results for our clients.

Family Law

The Family Law accreditation from the Law Society provides assurance of the quality of our family law services including divorce, civil partnership dissolution and pre-nuptial agreements.

Family Law Advanced

We are also accredited by the Law Society Family Law Advanced Scheme. This recognises our exceptional expertise in dealing with challenging and complex family matters, including financial settlements and cohabitation.

Criminal Litigation

Our criminal law team hold the Criminal Litigation Accreditation. This means that we are recognised as experts in representing clients when dealing with court representation and police station assistance.

Conveyancing Quality

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme provides assurance of the quality of our conveyancing services. To secure this accreditation, our team are assessed on an annual basis by the Law Society to measure our knowledge and skills in dealing with residential property matters.

 

Professional Memberships

Solicitors for the Elderly

Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is a group of lawyers who specialise in advising and representing elderly and vulnerable clients. Members of SFE receive expert training and best practice guidance to ensure they provide tailored advice to clients.

LawNet

We are members of LawNet. LawNet is a leading law firm network that works to support independent law firms through the use of collective resources, shared knowledge and commitment to best practice.

Resolution

Joanne Harriman and Yasmin Akhtar are members of Resolution.

Resolution is a network of family lawyers who are committed to removing unnecessary conflict from matters such as divorce and separation, using non-confrontational methods such as mediation and collaborative law wherever possible.

Agricultural Law Association

Helen Barton is a member of the Agricultural Law Association.

The Agricultural Law Association is the UK’s largest inter-professional organisation devoted to the law and business of the countryside, including matters such as agricultural property and renewable energy projects.

STEP

Viv Driver holds the STEP Trust and Estate Technician certificate.

STEP is international association of legal experts specialising in family inheritance and succession planning matters. STEP members are recognised all over the world for their exceptional skills, knowledge and client care.