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Introduced by the The Law Society in 1998, Lexcel is the quality kitemark for excellence in legal practice management and client care. The Lexcel practice management accreditation is only given to a relatively small number of firms who can demonstrate that they meet the required standards.

In 2009 we successfully gained the Law Society’s Lexcel Accreditation by passing a detailed assessment which was carried out by the Law Society. We have subsequently been assessed in each of the following years, passing on each occasion with flying colours.


Conveyancing Association

The Conveyancing Association is the voice of the specialist UK Conveyancer and the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry. Its membership is currently made up of 80 Solicitors and Licensed Conveyancers, who collectively conduct approximately 25% of all property transactions and 70% of all remortgage transactions in England and Wales. The Association is a not-for-profit organisation that works collectively and proactively to improve the conveyancing process for the consumer and to formulate and implement best practice throughout the industry.

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Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners

Formed in 2007 and now with 249+ member organisations, ALEP is a not-for-profit association that brings together barristers, managing agents, project managers, solicitors and surveyors working in the residential leasehold sector. ALEP promotes best practice by vetting organisations and individual barristers to ensure they have significant expertise in leasehold enfranchisement. Membership of ALEP acts as a badge of assurance so that flat owners and freeholders can be confident that they are employing professionals with the right level of experience in handling potentially complex transactions.

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Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme

We are proud to have held the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accreditation since 2011 and were one of the first firm's in the region to be accredited.  The CQS accreditation provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices and membership of the scheme demonstrates that such practices have high levels of credibility which can be relied upon by regulators, lenders, insurers as well as residential homebuyers and sellers.

When applying for accreditation firms have to demonstrate strict compliance with the Law Society’s Conveyancing Protocols and prove that they have the necessary skills and expertise to provide quality residential conveyancing advice. This reassures our clients that we will provide them with all the information they need to understand the process, options, costs and timescales from the outset of the transaction.


Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation and Family Mediation Accreditation

Highlighting our expertise in Family Law we hold the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation and Family Mediation Accreditation.

The Family Law Accreditation is only given to solicitors who have the required expertise in Family Law. Solicitors will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society, that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in this area.

The Family Mediation Accreditation was first established in 2000, with the aim of enabling those in need of family mediation to confidently choose an accredited mediator who has been competence assessed to provide a high-quality mediation service.

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As members of Resolution, a national organisation of Family Law Professionals, we follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems. Members encourage solutions that consider the needs of the whole family - and in particular the best interests of children. Our Family Law team are all members of Resolution.

Our team has gone on to achieve a number of Resolution qualifications, showing our dedication to Family Law and setting us apart as experts in our field.

We have Collaborative Family lawyer as part of our team of specialists. Collaborative Law can help separating couples reach a resolution without conflict, and the non-confrontational style of dispute resolution can particularly benefit couples with children who wish to remain amicable after separation.

We are delighted to have a Resolution trained Family Mediator as part of our team of Family Law experts. The rigorous training required to hold this accreditation shows our dedication to helping couples separate amicably. Resolution specialists are members who have chosen to test their skills and expertise through a rigorous assessment of their knowledge, abilities and way that they work with clients and other people. Resolution specialists are therefore proven experts in a range of areas of the law arising from family breakdown.

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Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials is a Government backed scheme that helps protect our firm against a range of the most common cyber attacks.