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Our clients can have peace of mind that Phillips Solicitors will give the best quality service. We are fully qualified, insured, authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. We observe their protocols and have the following accreditations:
The Law Society
|The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. The Solicitors Regulation Authority deals with all regulatory and disciplinary matters and acts solely in the public interest. |
Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
Phillips Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Reference Number 60213.
The SRA is the independent regulatory body of the Law Society of England and Wales. The SRA sets and maintains standards for solicitors, with the aim of giving the public full confidence in the profession. To see the rules, visit this page.
We are delighted to have been awarded Lexcel accreditation - the Law Society's quality mark for excellence. This mark is only awarded to legal practices that have successfully met stringent practice management standards covering case management, office administration, financial management, risk assessment and good customer care. Our 2011 inspection gave us a 'First Class' rating.
Conveyancing Quality Scheme
|The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accreditation is a quality standard for residential conveyancing practices which recognises the highest practice management standards and is a mark of excellence for the home buying process. |
|We are delighted to be included in The Legal 500, which is the largest and most prestigious in-depth survey of the UK legal market and offers the definitive judgment of law firm capabilities. It is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.|
Family Mediators Association
Family mediation is a process by which couples who are considering separation or divorce are assisted to make arrangements, communicate better and to reduce the conflict between them to reach their own agreed joint decisions.
Howard Gardener is the Association's trained mediator at Phillips. Town Gate Mediation follows the FMA and UK College Standards and Codes of Practice.
STEP is the professional body for the trust and estate profession worldwide. As such, STEP is a unique international intellectual resource that ensures its members prosper by maintaining the highest professional values. Sheila Glyn-Owen and Ben Holden in our Wills & Probate team are both members.
|Connect2Law is the UK's leading network of law firms and has over 2,000 member firms. Our membership enables us to offer our clients a full range of legal services by arranging for work that we cannot deal with, to be handled by a Connect2Law member firm.|
Law Society Excellence Award - shortlisting
|We are proud to have been shortlisted as outstanding practitioners in the prestigious award scheme: 'The Law Society Excellence Awards 2008'|