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Insights // 23 January 2021

Why Choose a Lawyer Who is a Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)?

Partner Caroline Casagranda, in our leading Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts team, looks at the reasons to choose a lawyer who is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

When planning for later life, or supporting loved ones who are elderly or vulnerable, it is important to talk to a solicitor (also known as a lawyer) who specialises in this area of law and is experienced in advising you on making important decisions that can sometimes seem difficult or daunting.

You may also want to choose a solicitor who is accredited by Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), established in 1996 as a group of specialist trained solicitors who support and make a difference to older and vulnerable people.

Five reasons to choose a lawyer who is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly

Solicitors accredited by Solicitors for the Elderly:

  1. specialise in advising older and vulnerable clients, their families and carers.
  2. have undertaken specific, additional training in older client law, to become independently accredited.
  3. have significant experience in this area of law.
  4. will be familiar with the issues affecting older and vulnerable clients.
  5. will be used to dealing with matters in an approachable and understanding way, often going “above and beyond” to provide advice that easy to understand and an experience focused on clients’ individual needs.

Members of our leading Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts team are accredited by Solicitors for the Elderly and can advise you and your family on a wide range of matters.

For further information or legal advice, please contact law@blandy.co.uk or call 0118 951 6800. 

This article is intended for the use of clients and other interested parties. The information contained in it is believed to be correct at the date of publication, but it is necessarily of a brief and general nature and should not be relied upon as a substitute for specific professional advice.

Caroline Casagranda

Caroline Casagranda

Partner, Wills, Probate Tax & Trusts

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