Our accreditations and professional memberships
Accident Line is the Law Society's Personal Injury Insurance and Referral Service. It was formed with the simple remit of providing the public with an ethical, professional service providing access to justice for all and have been pioneers within the personal injury industry since 1995.
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has been fighting for the rights of injured people for 20 years. A not-for-profit campaign organisation, APIL’s 4,700 member lawyers (mainly solicitors, barristers and legal executives) are dedicated to changing the law, protecting and enhancing access to justice, and improving the services provided for victims of personal injury. Over the years APIL has grown to become the leading, most respected organisation in this field, constantly working to promote and develop expertise in the practise of personal injury law, for the benefit of injured people.
Since 1990, Chambers has published the world's leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. They have a team of 100 highly qualified full-time researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. Working with their editors, they identify and rank the world's best lawyers. On the basis of their research, they hold award ceremonies to honour outstanding practitioners around the world.
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity working in the public interest through an international network of branches. It has a global membership of around 12,000 individuals who have professional training in private dispute resolution. We exist for the global promotion, facilitation and development of all forms of private dispute resolution to maximise the contribution that dispute resolution practitioners make.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. As an internationally recognised brand with over 135,000 members across 120 countries, we pride ourselves on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations.
The CIOT is the leading body in the UK for taxation professionals dealing with all aspects of taxation. Our primary purpose is to promote education in taxation. One of our key airms is to achieve a more efficient and less complex tax systems for all. Our comments and recommendations on tax issues are made solely in order to achieve this aim; we are an entirely apolitical organisation.
The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. Achievement of membership establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based on a number of factors including the firm’s adherence to good practice management standards, and adherence to prudent and efficient conveyancing procedures.
The Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) is an apolitical organisation representing the views and interests of over 5,900 specialist, qualified employment lawyers in the UK. Since its inception in 1992, ELA has become the voice of authority in employment law. Our members are drawn from all branches of the legal profession and include barristers and solicitors who act for employers and employees, trade unions, the voluntary sector, industry and the judiciary.
IFLA is a not for profit organisation, created by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the Family Law Bar Association, and the family lawyers’ group Resolution, in association with the Centre for Child and Family Law Reform. Malcolm Martin is a member.
ILEX is the professional body representing around 22,000 qualified and trainee Legal Executives, and is recognised by the Ministry of Justice as one of the three core routes to becoming a qualified lawyer.
LEASE, The Leasehold Advisory Service, is an Executive Non Departmental Public Body (ENDPB) funded by Government to provide free legal advice to leaseholders, landlords, professional advisers, managers and others on the law affecting residential leasehold in England and Wales.
The definitive guide to the legal market in over 70 countries. It provides an in-depth independent editorial, recommendations of law firms and lawyers, and law firm directories.
Lexcel is the Law Society's practice management standard. It is a scheme for any type of practice to certify that certain standards have been met following independent assessment. The Lexcel practice management standard is only awarded to solicitors who meet the highest management and customer care standards. Lexcel accredited practices undergo rigorous independent assessment every year to ensure they meet required standards of excellence in areas such as client care, case management and risk management.
The Association has a long and successful history of identifying and representing its members' interests. It sponsors wide consultation and input to a process of reaching conclusions which have been at the forefront of debate in the field of civil litigation over many decades. The Association fosters its close working relationships and links with all participants involved in the management and reform of the unified civil code affecting litigators, with particular reference to the interests of litigators in London
Morrisons have won the award for M&A Regional Law Firm of the Year for the South. The awards mark the culmination of a 6 month search for the very best M&A teams in the world. Therefore, Morrisons is delighted to be the winners of the Regional Law Firm of the Year for the South 2012.
Our aim is to improve knowledge of party wall legislation and procedure and promote best practice. Your site contains a wealth of information about your organisation and The Party Wall etc Act 1996.
Resolution’s 5500 members are family lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Our members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems. Our members encourage solutions that consider the needs of the whole family - and in particular the best interests of children
Resolution Collaborative Family lawyers. Collaborative lawyers work with you, your partner and your partner's lawyer, in a series of face to face negotiations, to help you resolve your family disputes.
Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers, and legal executives who are committed to providing the highest quality of legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers
The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) is a unique professional body providing members with a local, national and international learning and business network focusing on the responsible stewardship of assets today and across the generations.
The IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world.
The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales
The Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme aims to put you in touch with legal practitioners who provide advice on and assistance with claims arising from personal injury. Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme members, all of whom are either solicitors or legal executives (ie, Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives, or FILEXs), can also provide advice to relatives of people who have been fatally injured.
An association of specialist dental accountants and lawyers, NASDAL, constantly works towards improving the standard of advice provided to dentists. Between the members there are some 5,000 dentist clients, representing one fifth of the dental profession. The combined knowledge and understanding of the affairs of the UK’s dentists in practice is unparalleled.
Family law deals with complex, grueling issues. Family Law Accreditation Scheme members can advise on and assist with Divorce, Separation, Division of family assets, Co-habitation, Maintenance, Family Disputes. Solicitors and legal executives (ie Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives, or FILEXs) who work in the field must have in-depth legal knowledge and be capable of dealing with clients in a skilful, considerate way.