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10 reasons to use an SFE accredited lawyer
The decisions and plans you make now will have a huge impact on your later life. Getting them right is
essential. An SFE accredited lawyer is an expert in older client law and will ensure you get the best
possible legal advice for your future.
Sharon Richardson and Belinda Poulter at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors are both members of SFE.
SFE is an association of lawyers who specialise in legal services for older people and their carers. Members of SFE have a wealth of experience within this key legal area and they are required to have spent a substantial amount of time working for elderly clients.
Contact Sharon or Belinda for advice on 01904 624185.
1. Know their stuff
Our members are qualified solicitors, barristers and legal executives who specialise in advising older
and vulnerable people and their families and carers.
2. Have years of experience
SFE lawyers have substantial experience built up over many years of focussing on this area of law.
3. Are independently accredited
SFE lawyers have all undertaken additional specialist training in older client law to qualify for the Older
Client Care in Practice Award, which is independently accredited.
4. Follow a strict code of conduct
SFE lawyers understand the issues affecting older and vulnerable clients and follow a strict code of
practice that has respect and dignity at its heart.
5. Speak in a language you understand
There is so much jargon in the legal profession. SFE lawyers communicate in clear straightforward
language to make sure you understand everything you’re signing.
6. Are part of a community of experts
SFE lawyers have a community of more than 1,500 members to draw on, so no matter how complex or
sensitive your case, you will receive the best possible legal advice.
7. Safeguard your interests
An SFE lawyer is committed to providing affordable, high quality legal advice, and will ensure any
decisions are your own.
8. Understand the bigger picture
SFE lawyers understand the wider, and often sensitive, issues around health, care and family that might
affect your plans for later life.
9. Offer the best possible care and support
SFE lawyers care. They go above and beyond to provide support that is tailored to your needs and
10. Get you the best possible outcome
Ultimately, choosing an SFE lawyer means you’ll be guided through this complex and sensitive area of
law and will enable you to lay solid foundations to protect you and your loved ones in later life.