17 February 2020

10 reasons to use an SFE accredited lawyer

Lady using an SFE Accredited Lawyer

The decisions and plans you make now will have a huge impact on your later life. Getting them right is essential. An SFE accredited lawyer is an expert in older client law and will ensure you get the best possible legal advice for your future.

We are delighted that Emma Sayers, a Chartered Legal Executive at our Walton-on-Thames office, has been awarded Full Accredited Member status of the Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). SFE is a national organisation of specialist lawyers who are committed to support older and vulnerable people.

SFE members:

  1. Know their stuff

Our members are qualified solicitors, barristers and legal executives who specialise in advising older and vulnerable people and their families and carers.

  1. Have years of experience

SFE lawyers have substantial experience built up over many years of focussing on this area of law.

  1. Are independently accredited

SFE lawyers have all undertaken additional specialist training in older client law to qualify for the Older Client Care in Practice Award, which is independently accredited.

  1. Follow a strict code of conduct

SFE lawyers understand the issues affecting older and vulnerable clients and follow a strict code of practice that has respect and dignity at its heart.

  1. Speak in a language you understand

There is so much jargon in the legal profession. SFE lawyers communicate in clear straightforward language to make sure you understand everything you’re signing.

  1. Are part of a community of experts

SFE lawyers have a community of more than 1,500 members to draw on, so no matter how complex or sensitive your case, you will receive the best possible legal advice.

  1. Safeguard your interests

An SFE lawyer is committed to providing affordable, high quality legal advice, and will ensure any decisions are your own.

  1. Understand the bigger picture

SFE lawyers understand the wider, and often sensitive, issues around health, care and family that might affect your plans for later life.

  1. Offer the best possible care and support

SFE lawyers care. They go above and beyond to provide support that is tailored to your needs and individual circumstances.

  1. Get you the best possible outcome

Ultimately, choosing an SFE lawyer means you’ll be guided through this complex and sensitive area of law and will enable you to lay solid foundations to protect you and your loved ones in later life.

 

Disclaimer: the information on the Howell Jones website is for general information only and reflects the position at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated as such. It is provided without any representation or warranties, express or implied.

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