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Why use a Solicitor?

Updated: Aug 2


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Qualifications and training

It can take 6 years of training to become qualified as a solicitor. This means that our lawyers have the legal knowledge and expertise to find the best outcome for you. Our solicitors are constantly updating their training so that they are familiar with any changes in the law. Legal problems can be complex and if you proceed without legal advice, this can cost you a lot of time and expense and can cause further issues. It is useful to have an expert in the law who can answer your questions and guide you smoothly through the process.


For example, it is crucial to get the legal form of your will right, so that your Will is legally valid, and is not questioned in the future. Otherwise, if the Will is not correctly worded this may mean your family members do not get what you wanted, or the probate process will be much harder work for your executors.


You can search our firm at the Law Society Find a Solicitor website https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/office/12821/calon-law-limited


Calon Law is a member of several professional law groups including Solicitor for the Elderly, find us on https://sfe.legal/public/profile?Id=4830 and Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) https://www.step.org/directory/members


Experience

We have many years expertise in wills and probate law. This is important as we have helped thousands of family though a wide variety of different cases. We can use our knowledge and experience to save money for you. Your personal lawyer can help you though difficult times and act in your best interests. The charges will usually reflect the qualifications and expertise of the legal professional.


Approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

Our law firm and our lawyers have to be vetted by the SRA before they can start to practise. This allows the SRA to uphold its high standards of approval. All solicitors must follow its Code of Practice and show high standards of customer care. This may be displayed on the law firm's emails, their website or social media channels.


You can find our firm listed on the SRA website https://www.sra.org.uk/consumers/register/


Professional Indemnity Insurance

As a registered company, we have professional indemnity insurance to the value of £3million.


How can a Solicitor help me?

Our professional legal experts can protect your family, your money and your property through a range of different legal services. You can rest assured knowing that your lawyer is properly qualified and regulated.


Our firm’s service is unique, as we are not simply an online service or telephone service, and we provide:

  • A meeting with you and your personal solicitor in person or through zoom to discuss your Will

  • Contact with your personal solicitor throughout your case

  • Your Will is printed on secure specialist paper to avoid fraud and will forgery

  • We can arrange professional witnessing of your Will

  • Free will storage

We at Calon Law solicitors will be happy to help you resolve any legal issues. Please contact us on enquiries@calonlaw.com. Our lawyers are known for their friendly and compassionate manner.


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