Our experts are recognised by or hold accreditations from:
These experts are independently recognised and accredited as specialists in children and family law work. The following Solicitors hold this accreditation: Keith Platts, Stephen Gwenlan, Olivia Bell, Martine Swinscoe, and Kate Allsop.
These experts are accredited in all areas of family law including divorce, separation, domestic violence and the resolution of disputes regarding financial and property matters. Nicholas Clough holds this accreditation.
This organisation, formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association, is an accreditation body that recognises our expertise in family law. For more information contact Nicholas Clough.
Mark Hirst and Rachael Frankland are members of APIL, with extensive experience in dealing with personal injury claims on behalf of those who are victims or injured by an accident and seeking compensation for the injuries they have sustained.
This is a specialist position that aims to ensure that experts in the field of family law work with opponents to minimise the friction between parties and achieve a resolution that is acceptable by everybody. Nicholas Clough is one of the few qualified Collaborative lawyers in the east Manchester area.
We have two experts, Nicholas Clough and Olivia Bell, who are both trained as mediators. They offer a specialist service, not regularly available elsewhere, acting independently to achieve an agreement between the parties involved in contested issues surrounding a divorce or separation, with a view to minimise any lasting friction.
We have a contract with the Legal Aid Agency to offer legal aid in the area of family law. To find out if you are eligible for legal aid in relation to a family matter or child care matter, please contact a member of our Family & Divorce Team or Care Proceedings and Social Services Team.
This is the practice management standard particular to law firms. This shows that the procedures and policies adopted by our firm are of the highest standard. We have held this award since 2005.
This is a quality standard for the training and policies that we adopt for our staff. We have held this since 1997. It was upgraded to ‘Gold Award’ standard in 2014, which reflects our ongoing commitment to the training and welfare of our staff
This is the independently assessed mark of excellence which recognises the consistently high standards and service levels that we achieve when working on behalf of our clients in the home buying process. If you are selling or buying a property please contact a member of our Property Team.