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10 winning reasons to pick SH&Co...

 Why choose us?

When dealing with life’s ups and downs, we all want the right people on our side, fighting our corner with our best interests at heart.

Whether you’re planning your wedding, buying your dream home or making a will to provide for your children. Or you may be experiencing family problems, struggling to see your kids, dealing with the death of a loved one or applying to the Court of Protection for an elderly relative who has lost mental capacity – chances are, you’ll need a solicitor.

But if you’ve not had to use one before, or perhaps you’ve had a bad experience, how do you decide which one to act for you?

Fear not, we’ve put together 5 top tips to help you choose a solicitor and 10 winning reasons below why SH&Co. could be the right solicitor for you:

  1. Winners of the Best Family and Childcare Law firm 2022 and 2023 at the AI Legal Awards
  2. Finalists of the Lexis Nexis Family Law Firm of the Year (North) for 2 consecutive years
  3. Ranked over 4.5/5* from 450+ online reviews
  4. Ranked as a Band 2 legal practice in the Chambers & Partners UK legal guide for 5+ years
  5. Ranked as a Band 3 Leading Family Law Firm in The Legal 500 directory for 10+ years
  6. Directors Susan Howarth and Victoria Poole ranked as Notable Practitioners by Chambers & Partners UK; Susan Howarth ranked as a Leading Individual for 4 consecutive years by the Legal 500, inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2023
  7. Law Society-accredited for Family LawChildren Law, and members of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme and Wills & Inheritance Quality Scheme
  8. Resolution-accredited family law team members, with a specialist Resolution-trained Family Mediator who is also a Resolution-accredited Specialist in Domestic Violence and Children Law (private) and an FMC-accredited Family Mediator (all issues)., offering in-house family mediation.
  9. Lexcel-accredited for 11+ years in recognition of excellence in practice management
  10. Offer Fixed Fee Family Law Services*, FREE initial Family Law consultations*, FREE weekly LPA, Wills & Probate clinics*

For further information on our services and how we can help you, get in touch at any time for a confidential discussion on 01606 48777.

*Subject to conditions, please contact the office on 01606 48777 for further information:

  1. You may be eligible for our Fixed Fee Low Cost Divorce Service if you are receiving Income Support, Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Universal Credit or Guarantee Credit
  2. For all new Family Law clients 
  3. Every Wednesday 12-2pm, by pre-booked appointment

For more information or to speak to one of our experts, please call us on 01606 48777

Get in touch

  • "SH&Co. dealt with my Court of Protection application so that I might handle my mum's financial affairs - they did such a good job with the application, they were the natural choice when it came to handling the sale of mum's house. Excellent service throughout."

    Glynn Carter
  • "SH&Co. handled my settlement agreement really smoothly and hassle-free. Very friendly and professional service and I'd definitely recommend to anyone in a similar situation."

    Phillip Bailey
  • "I recently had my will written by SH&Co. - the service was highly professional, quick, easy and I would not hesitate to recommend the company for this service and the way I was dealt with."

  • "Highly recommend the conveyancing services. Extremely satisfied with the overall level of service provided - kept me informed at every stage, providing good information and advice."

  • "I was absolutely terrified of contacting a solicitor and of the family court process but I should never have worried – my solicitor was amazing: she not only listened but she was caring, understanding and compassionate."