What is a Tier 1 solicitor?
A Tier 1 may be engaged in legal secretarial work; legal administration or general legal office assistance.
How do I know if a solicitor is genuine?
The better method is to use the ‘pro search’ method, which will allow you to search by a solicitor’s name or the name of an organization. If you were to type in the solicitor’s name, it will provide a list of all registered solicitors with that name (including middle names) but also show the firm that they work for.
How do I check a lawyer’s credentials UK?
Use www.sra.org.uk/solicitors-register to link to this page.
Are legal aid solicitors any good UK?
Legal aid specialists not as good as other solicitors, public tells the Law Society. The public believes that legal aid solicitors are not as good as other solicitors, research undertaken for the Law Society has found.
What does a Tier 2 law firm mean?
Tier 2 law firms will work for major, national clients and also middle market to smaller companies. These firms rarely work for individuals. Tier 2 firms almost always have ongoing relationships with major national clients. The work these firms are called upon to do is usually complex and sophisticated.
What is a Tier 3 firm?
Tier 3 firms usually take on projects around the million-dollar range to 15,000 USD; sometimes a little more, sometimes a little less. The types of projects they take on are: Sizeable residential jobs, including smaller enterprise network installation and stores.
What is the difference between a lawyer and a solicitor?
A ‘lawyer’ is a generic term used to describe a person who is a Licensed Legal Practitioner and it is often used interchangeably with the term solicitor as they mean the same thing.
Who qualifies for legal aid UK?
To get legal aid, you usually need to show you cannot afford to pay for legal costs and your problem is serious. You’ll usually have to give details and evidence of your income, benefits, savings and property, and those of your partner.
Can I become a solicitor with a drink driving conviction?
Unfortunately, your conviction may affect your plans. Before commencing a training contract/period of recognised training, you must submit to a character and suitability test by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
How do I find a solicitor in Leeds?
To make finding a solicitor in Leeds easier we recommend you narrow down your search to the area of Law you need help with, you can do this by using the search facility at the top of the page, on the drop down ‘Select Area of Law’, choose your area and hit ‘Search’.
Why choose our Leeds solicitors?
Our Leeds headquarters sits in the heart of Leeds city centre. Founded the same year as the first football match was played at Elland Road, home to Leeds United, we are among the longest-established solicitors in Leeds. We and proud of our Leeds roots.
Where can I find a good legal representation in Leeds?
For a more specialist service please search on the area of law you require for your legal representation, i.e. personal injury claims, Driving convictions, Employment Law, immigration or Divorce or etc. 5th Floor, Minerva House, 29 East Parade, Leeds, North Yorkshire, LS1 5PS
Where can I find solicitors ready to assist with my matter?
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