At Susan Howarth & Company Solicitors we pride ourselves on always delivering a high level of professionalism and legal expertise for all of our clients. Excellent client service underpins all that we do and we focus on this as our priority at all times. To reflect our commitment to always provide a top quality service, we have been awarded a significant number of accreditations and specialist memberships by a variety of independent, professional bodies.
|The Legal 500 UK - We have been recommended by the Legal 500 as a leading firm in 2014 for Family and Child Care Law. The Legal 500 is the world's largest legal referral guide and they analyse the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms and subsequently we have been recognised as a leading law firm for a our expertise in Family and Child Care Law.|
A.P.I.L - The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers is a not-for-profit campaign organisation 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.
CQS - The Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the Law Society’s own quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. Membership reflects adherence to good practice management standards and efficient conveyancing procedures
Family Law Panel - The Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme covers all types of family work. Members will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society, that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in all areas of family law.
Children Panel - like the Family Law Panel, the Children Panel applies the same standards to work conducted in the field of public law relating to children.
Lexcel - is the Law Society’s own practice management standard and 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.
Resolution - Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Members follow a Code of Practise that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems encouraging solutions that consider the needs of the whole family - and in particular the best interests of children. Victoria Poole was also accredited by Resolution as a specialist in Domestic Abuse and in Children, gaining specialist status under the Resolution scheme.
Solicitors for the Elderly - a national association of lawyers. Its members are all experienced lawyers who are concerned with improving the availability and provision of a wide range of specialist legal advice to older and vulnerable people and their families. Members must spend a substantial amount of time working for the elderly or vulnerable, undergo on going training and must follow the Associations’ own Code of Conduct.