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Two Harcourt Buildings Chambers - 2HB Barristers in London: So what sentences should you watch out for to help you choose? class="infoquote "Our diverse and talented set of barristers are experienced in both prosecution and defence"< div> If you've read any of our articles before you'll most likely have seen us praise T...


A City Law Firm Ltd in London: That last bit of data is hugely helpful when it comes to working out if a firm is experienced or not. For example: class="infoquote "Named: Most innovative law firm, London"< div> class="infoquote "Voted top legal 500 family law firm"< div> These...


ACSL Solicitors Ltd in Liverpool: Some firms are registered with their https: www.liverpoollawsociety.org.uk lawyers acsl-solicitors-ltd " local law society< a> as well. We've been working in the legal industry for over 20 years now, just about to celebrate (a loose use of the word) our 25th year in the b...


Amy King Legal - Personal Injury & Litigation Solicitor in Gillingham, Kent: It's always seen as if you have to make the choice between a) using a large firm with greater resources but you're just another case number, or b) using a smaller firm where each client is probably more important but they have less resources. It's a good sentiment. Today's a...


Backhouse Solicitors in Chelmsford, Essex: You can get a 1-year newbie solicitor from a 200-year-old firm and a 40 year veteran lawyer from a 1-year-old law practice brand. If you check https: solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk office 473112 backhouse-solicitors-ltd" the page for this firm< a> you'll see any alt...


Scotland Injury Solicitors from Baker Hardman Ltd in Glasgow: But luckily if you are in England or Wales you are able to check these claims independently. So we always recommend reading through comments when looking up a firm rather than simply flicking through star ratings. Over the past few decades the number of law firms merging, ...


Brian Barr Solicitors Ltd Chronic Pain & Fibromyalgia Compensation in Manchester: So while the case list handled by the firm as a whole may be huge, your assigned solicitor may only handle one or two of those areas of law. The reason people prefer the public boards such as Google, Trustpilot, Facebook, etc. If you https: solicitors.lawso...


Bridge McFarland LLP - Solicitors in Grimsby, Hull, Lincoln, Louth, and Market Rasen: committed to delivering a quality driven service designed to meet the needs of each and every client."< div> All the knowledge in the world doesn't always translate to good service. It's not worth the risk. . Take this example: class="infoquote "Bridge McFarlan...


Brodies LLP Solicitors in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh & Inverness Scotland: However, how can you check whether the actual solicitor you've spoken to genuinely has the focus and experience under their belt? Unlike the Scottish Law Society, the Law Society of England & Wales provides a huge amount of data to users. So while the words themselves don'...


Buchanan & Co Ltd Solicitors in Staveley, Chesterfield, Kiveton Park & Sheffield: But according to our poll a few years back only 8% of you put any stock in company provided reviews. For example, if a firm says they have '20 years experience within the firm' or '20 years combined experience' that could mean they have 5 solicitors each with only 4 year...


Calio Claims Ltd - Personal Injury in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth & Dundee: 'calio claims glasgow', which might show up different reviews than 'calio claims edinburgh'. For example, our article on Lindsays which highlights the differences between a large firm with specialists, and a small specialist firm. As the rules and regulations and guidelines ...


Cook Legal Ltd Law Firm in Wirral, Merseyside: You will need a law firm authorised to work in Scotland for Scottish cases, Northern Ireland for NI cases, and Republic of Ireland for ROI cases. But as they typically only post the positive comments - you don't get to see any potential negative themes if they exist. The sit...


Cullimore Dutton Solicitors Ltd - Conveyancing & Legal Services in Chester: So they are involved in some of the biggest life changes people can experience. However, the 2nd two versions will likely mean that firm has added up all the years of all the staff - e.g. We don't typically give direct advice in these articles, but we feel safe saying yo...


CWJ Solicitors & Notaries - Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd in Orpington, Kent: You can enter the name of a solicitor or a firm and https: solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk organisation offices 478054 clarkson-wright-jakes-ltd" see plenty of useful information< a> such as all trading names, offices addresses, alternate contact details, areas of law handle...


Defank Solicitors in London: If you see claims that they are 'award-winning' but absolutely no indication what the award was for - be wary. class="infoquote "With a dedicated team of experienced solicitors, we are here to guide and support you through a wide range of legal matters."< div> O...


Drummond Miller LLP Solicitors in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bathgate, Musselburgh, Dalkeith & East Kilbride: Sometimes for something as simple as an official-looking email telling them the bank payment details have changes. It's very common for solicitors to use their names with an 'and' in between, but not in this case. Today's article however is on Drummond Miller. Any concerns, ...


Eatons Solicitors in Bradford, Bingley, Yeadon & Leeds West Yorkshire: We don't think the age of the brand should sway you. They also seem to have bought other variants such as www.eatonssolicitors.co.uk which is actually much more helpful and security conscious than you might think. class="infoquote "Bradford-based Eatons Solicitors h...


EDC Lord & Co Solicitors in Southall: Google has changed so that sometimes you have to enter in the full name of a firm and it's location in order to see reviews - e.g. class="infoquote "Our core values are integrity and trust, the encouragement of innovation, teamwork and the continuing personal develop...


EMD Law LLP Solicitors in Staplehurst & St Leonards-on-Sea: On this occasion the firm's official web address also matches the branding being located at www.emdlaw.co.uk, but note that www.emdlaw.com is for a different firm. We tend not to quote any provided testimonials in these articles. So keep an eye out for the padlock when brows...


Eve Lake Conveyancing & Legal Services in Hope Valley: Did you know that 'solicitors' and 'lawyers' are not the same thing in the UK? If you didn't know, don't worry. That's a tactic you simply don't see anywhere else in legal matters. If they are not on your mortgage lender's panel then there could be an extra fee required (at ...


Foster & Coleman Ltd Solicitors in Bromley, Greater London: class="infoquote "They now bring that successful track record, as well as almost 40 years of experience, to their own practice."< div> This statement is part of a brief history of the setting up of the firm. Many even have the same images of people smiling and ...


Frei Solicitors Ltd - Luxury Asset Law Firm in London: As you may have noticed if you've flicked through the law firm listings pages of this site, we are not a directory listing every legal practice under the sun across the UK. The company provides quite a few on their testimonials page: class="infoquote "ability to cut t...


Girlings Solicitors LLP & Girlings Personal Injury Claims Ltd in Sandwich, Ashford & Canterbury: The word 'specialist' is thrown around alot and not always correctly in our opinion. In between those extremes you can also have larger firms with each individual solicitor specialising in certain areas of law. But are there any benefits differences in using a firm that ha...


Goldsmith Bowers Debt Recovery & Litigation Solicitors in Bradford: You could end up with a 1-year qualified newbie lawyer from a 200-year old firm, or a 40-year veteran from a 1-year old newly set up practice. Modern Systems. A quick note on navigation with the firm's official website being www.goldsmithbowers.com however www.goldsmit...


Guardian Law Ltd - Employment & HR Lawyers in Nottingham: Almost obsessed. https: solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk office 471765 guardian-law-limited" For this firm< a> you'll see the two principal solicitors Claire Scanlan and Nichola Elenor qualified in 2003 and 2002 respectively. It raises the point that if every firm says they ...


Harrison's Solicitors - Conveyancing in Reading, Caversham & Woodley: class="infoquote "Harrison's Solicitors know the importance of communication to ensure your transaction runs smoothly from start to finish"< div> Each law and conveyance firm will also likely make a statement such as this regarding how they are great with their...


HCR Legal LLP Solicitors Law Firm incl Medical Accident Group in Worcester, Birmingham & Hereford: The database states Paul Broad qualified in 1979, Simon Biggin in 1983, Julie Acock joined the profession in 1991, Lynne Adams in 2005, Syed Alam 2012, all the way up to Hannah Akhtar who is a relative baby in the industry having qualified in 2023. However it's the independe...


Heritage Park Family Law Ltd - Barrister Chambers in Ampthill, Bedford: class="infoquote "We know family law"< div> Luckily there are independent sources to check whether a firm has actual experienced, qualified staff. The main source people turn to when investigating any new firm is of course the public review boards such as ...


Horsley Law Solicitors in Stafford aka Horsley Holdings Ltd: The firm is also registered with The Law Society of England & Wales which is great. https: solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk organisation people 595853 horsley-holdings-ltd?Solicitors=True" For Horsley Law< a> their main solicitor is listed as Ashley Cocker who qualified...

Law (aka All Law Ltd) Solicitors in Preston: class="infoquote "We focus on ... Most importantly it will tell you the qualification dates of any legal professionals within the practice. But the first thing we would recommend when searching for legal help is not to get taken in with marketing jargon. People...


Kee Solicitors Ltd in Glasgow & Aberdeen: It could mean as little as a 5 minute chat with a trainee solicitor or just a call centre operator with a templated questionnaire over the phone. www.keesolicitors.com does not redirect you there though and there are a few other firms with 'kee' in the name such as the Kee L...


QualitySolicitors Large & Gibson - Law Firm in Southsea, Portsmouth: Clearly there is a great deal of potential experience within the firm, spanning the past six decades . Not QS as a whole. It is HTTPS secure though for submitting your https: www.sessions.edu notes-on-design what-is-https-and-why-is-it-important " personal information<...


LS Legal Solicitors Ltd: LS Legal is an interesting case study and a helpful way to explain how law firms can be set up these days. But how can you tell the difference? class="infoquote "offering a wide range of legal services to businesses and private individuals, domestic and internat...


Lyons Solicitors - Law Firm in Kingswood, Westbury-on-Trym & Chew Magna (Bristol): A firm that deals only with one case type such as Criminal Law is definitely a specialist firm. They have a wonderful, free user side offering which will provide you with trading names, alternative contact details, all office locations, and the expertise qualification dat...


Mark Croft Driving Offence Solicitor in Derby: This isn't a huge deal, however, because as far as we're aware scammers have never tried to steal money from criminal law clients. The age of the firm's logo should not influence your decision. In fact, you could easily end up with a 1-year qualified newbie solicitor f...


McCarthy + Co LLP Solicitors in Dublin, Cork & Clonakilty: Ampersands and plus signs cannot be in web addresses. It took us a few attempts on the Irish Law Society website just to get https: www.lawsociety.ie find-a-solicitor Solicitor-Firm-Search ?filters=t_tab2!q_McCarthy+%26+Co.+LLP#tab2" the search function< a> to work prope...


MJV & Co Solicitors Ltd - Law Firm in Thornton-Cleveleys, Blackpool: Make sure you're on the correct site and never discuss payments via email. . But one thing we did notice as a recurring theme across them all was 'Natalie' being named and thanked regularly. It dawned on us straight off the bat with this statement on the front page of the...


SG Murphy & Co Ltd - Solicitors in Newtownabbey, Belfast: a results focused legal firm with clients across Northern Ireland."< div> Since all law firms seem to use language such as 'friendly', 'modern', or 'experienced' in their websites it sort of devalues the claim. For today's article we're looking at SG Murphy Solicitors ...


Nicholson Jones Sutton Solicitors in Macclesfield: For example, this snippet from the firm's front page: class="infoquote "For fast, friendly affordable legal advice - ask Nicholson Jones Sutton Solicitors​"< div> But no firm is ever going to say they are 'slow, unfriendly, and unaffordable' are they? So whi...


Oakwood Solicitors Ltd & Oakwood Property Solicitors in Leeds: We should make a quick note on navigation. Some firms will try to intimate experience with tag lines about having 'been in business for over forty years' or even ancient founding dates such as 'established in 1891'. However, you need to be extra careful online these d...


PCS Legal Ltd Conveyancing Solicitors in Basildon, Ongar, Wickford, London, Rayleigh &Harlow: It's a fraught industry for reviews. For example, you can see that PCS Legal https: solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk organisation offices 1458 pcs-legal" is registered with them< a>. Especially when it comes to property matters where one side is usually unhappy. Some people ...

Dispute Resolver Consultancy - Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution ADR in London: class="infoquote "Our secondary specialisation is contract writing drafting, contract review, contract analysis, document review, and election observer."< div>. 'dispute' and 'resolver'. Although, you don't get much information from the latter. They often need the na...


Sarah Rostamlou-Andrews Law - Landlord / Tenant Eviction Dispute Solicitor in Southport, Lancashire: The Law Society of England & Wales has an amazing amount of https: solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk person 93290 sarah-natalie-rostamlou-andrews" user-side information< a> on each firm registered with them. class="infoquote "Comprehensive, easy to understand and effi...


Solidaire Solicitors - Solidaire Law Ltd in Milton Keynes: Make sure any firm you are thinking of using has https: www.sra.org.uk " an SRA number< a> listed on their site. We've seen firms state phrases such as "20 years of combined experience within the firm". As you can see they are generally positive. Above are some snippets f...


Sternberg Reed LLP Solicitors with Offices in Romford, Barking & Grays: The firm provides a considerable number of help articles on their website across a range of cases and subjects. It seems that no matter what a firm is, they can usually spin it to sound as though they are the best option. You have to enter 'sternberg reed solicitors romford'...


Summerfield Browne Solicitors in London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Oxford, Market Harborough & Leicester: class="infoquote "We have a team of highly experienced lawyers who have all either, worked for leading law firms, or held senior positions in law firms."< div> But a good setup isn't even half the battle when finding the best firm for you. For some, the fact the...


Thaxted Legal Ltd Immigration Solicitors in Chislehurst, London: class="infoquote "We are specialist immigration firm based in London, UK, experienced and dedicated to providing quality service to corporate and private clients."< div> This snippet from the Thaxted Legal Ltd website says exactly the same sort of things you'd s...


Stephanie Heijdra - The Lady Barrister & Clerksroom Chambers in London: class="infoquote "conscientious, approachable and methodical in her approach" "She was quick to turn the case around in my favour and the outcome was great" "Gained more than I was expecting" "I felt supported during the delicate situation I am experiencin...


Thomas and Thomas Solicitors Ltd in Maesteg, Bridgend & Port Talbot: With offices in Maesteg, Bridgend, and Port Talbot"< div> Being in Wales this firm will undoubtedly have no choice in some of its perceptions. The firm does have testimonials on their website. No matter how many offices it gets, most businesses in Wales tend to have a...


The Law Partnership Ltd - Solicitors in Coventry: The best and most popular way to check up on this kind of statement on a law firm's website is through public reviews. Some of the largest conveyancing companies in the UK handling hundreds of transactions a month have star ratings in the 3s. Lots of people make mistakes l...


TWB Probate Solicitors Ltd - Estate Planning, Wills & Probate in London: class="infoquote "All case work is undertaken by a solicitor who thereby provides a customised, personal service. clients complete a relatively comprehensive questionnaire which is followed up by a series of e-meetings proves more suitable for those whose might want t...


UVS Law Immigration & Visa Solicitor in Burton-on-Trent & London: Your immigration lawyer should discuss your options with you before making you decide whether to use their services.. it's the only area of law they deal in. Individuals intending to enter the UK under the Immigration Rules must apply for entry clearance before traveling. ...


Walker Foster Ltd Solicitors in Skipton, Barnoldswick, Silsden, Settle, Ilkley, Northallerton & Harrogate: The .com version is https-secure though for submitting your personal details on their contact form. The official site is www.walkerfoster.com although there is a mirror site on www.walkerfoster.co.uk it is currently showing as not-https secure. So what can you do? Ther...


Waterstone Partnership Solicitors Ltd in Bradford: For example if you see any firm stating 'established in 1881' or any other such ancient founding date - that only tells you how old their company name is. This is all the more important if you are looking for help with a conveyancing matter because conveyance clients https:...


WH Law Ltd - Immigration Solicitors in Woking: We've seen law firms praised for their innovative menu and criminal law specialists rated one star for refusing a divorce case. We cover locally, nationally and internationally."< div> The reason for this is that this firm focuses on one particular area. Normally our a...


Wildcat Law Ltd Solicitors in London & Southampton: They have a very useful user side offering of data regarding a firm's contact details, staff, languages spoken, and areas of law covered. outdated, impractical, unfriendly, unprofessional, and inexperienced. The official website we link to above is www.wildcatlaw.co.uk whic...


Wilford Smith Solicitors in Sheffield (Meadowhall) & Rotherham - WS Strategic Ltd: Keep aware of which site you are on and never discuss payment details via email.. This one from the Wilford Smith site is very clear , indicating that they have been serving clients for over 40 years. class="infoquote "always on the end of the phone email when I ne...


Wolf Law Solicitors Ltd in Wirral: class="infoquote "Our expert team of personal injury specialists can help with any type of claim."< div> Luckily for the English and Welsh, the national Law Society has an amazing website full of userside data to help you verify a firm's claims about 'experts' ...


Woodstock Legal Services Ltd - Solicitors Law Practice in Poole: The current official website is www.woodstocklegalservices.co.uk but www.woodstocklegalservices.com does not currently redirect. We've seen lawyers rated 5 stars for their great new menu and a divorce specialist given 1 star for refusing to take a criminal defence case. They...


WYM Legal Ltd Conveyancing Solicitors in Watford: If you https: solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk office 594464 wym-legal-limited" look up this firm< a> on the society's site you'll see WYMLegal are registered and, at the time of writing, have 10 solicitors on staff. Be vigilant. Obviously with a w right after the www. That'...


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