Accreditations

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.