Useful Information

Please find below resources which may be useful when considering taking legal action, complaining about legal professionals or more generally.

We are not able to guarantee these commercial organisations. Based upon our interaction with these companies and the information before us we believe that instruction of these organisations will provide you with a positive customer experience.

Legal

Clerksroom.com

www.clerksroom.com

Clerksroom is a virtual Barristers Chambers which is able to arrange a public access barrister to represent you. This means that you can avoid the cost of a solicitor and still obtain outstanding advice and representation.

Get a quote at checkmylegalfees.clerksroomdirect.com/

Find a Solicitor

solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk

Find a Solicitor – This is a site run by the Law Society (which represents solicitors) and enables you to find solicitors by location and specialism.

Visit them at solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk

Justice.gov.uk

Justice.gov.uk

Is the official government site which contains all legal procedural rules.

Visit them at justice.gov.uk

Legislation.gov.uk

legislation.gov.uk

Is the official government site which contains all legislation currently in force in England and Wales.

Visit them at legislation.gov.uk

White Collar

White Collar Legal and Admin

Affordable and Accessible Legal Advice – An Alternative to Solicitors

White Collar Legal was set up to provide accessible and affordable legal services to all. We are a Paralegal Law Firm and the owner, Philip Nam has over 10 years’ legal and litigation experience and is authorised and voluntarily regulated by the Professional Paralegal Register.

At rates of up to 25% of what a high street solicitor may charge (typically £36 per hour), we can provide legal advice, assistance and administration to help you get the result you need in your legal matter.

We can help with a variety of legal matters including:

  • Breach of Contract Claims
  • Consumer Problems
  • Debt/Money Claims
  • Deed Polls
  • Financial Mis-Selling
  • Flight Delay/Cancellation Claims
  • Landlord & Tenant Disputes/Claims
  • Legal Costs Recovery
  • Legal Document Drafting
  • Personal Injury
  • Process/Document Serving

We can help you whether you are a member of the public, sole trader or Limited Company. In some cases, we can also attend Court on your behalf.

Plus, if your legal matter is complex or if we cannot deal with it, we also have access to a nationwide panel of solicitors and barristers who can.

So now you know, a solicitor is not your only option – for affordable and accessible legal advice with FREE no obligation initial advice give us a call on 0151 230 8931.

For testimonials visit www.whitecollarlegalandadmin.com/testimonials or www.checkaprofessional.com/WhiteCollar

Visit them at www.whitecollarlegalandadmin.com

Legal Regulation

Sra.org.uk

Solicitors Regulation Authority

This is the regulatory body for solicitors.

Visit them at sra.org.uk

Lawsociety.org.uk

Lawsociety.org.uk

This is the body which represents solicitors.

Visit them at Lawsociety.org.uk

Bar Standards Board

Bar Standards Board

This is the body which regulates barristers.

Visit them at barstandardsboard.org.uk

Legalombudsman.org.uk

Legal Ombudsman

Is a body independent of government and the legal profession who can assist with complaints as to service and fees of legal professionals. However there are limits to the level of fees which can be challenged with the Legal Ombudsman. It must be noted that complaining to the Legal Ombudsman will mean that by the time your complaint has been investigated you will not have an automatic right to have your costs assessed under the Solicitors Act 1974. Please speak to us if you have a complaint about fees. We will then explain the benefits and disadvantages of complaining to the Legal Ombudsman.

Visit them at legalombudsman.org.uk

Cilex

Cilex

Is a body which represents Legal Executives. They set codes of conducts which Legal Executives must follow.

Visit them at www.cilex.org.uk

Advice

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

Citizens Advice

Is an advice charity which may be able to help you to deal with issues arising from disputes with your solicitors such as housing, benefits and referral to other organisations which may be able to assist you.

Visit them at www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

Business

UK Business Circle

UK Business Circle

Is an online body for small and medium sized businesses. We are part of this network and have found that these companies are in our experience genuine companies which treat their clients with respect and offer a good quality of service.

Visit them at www.ukbusinesscircle.co.uk

Insurance

The Retired Broker

The Retired Broker

Is a retired insurance broker who provides advice on what questions you need to ask when considering purchase of insurance products. He has many years of experience and is able to arm you with the information you need to make an informed choice when purchasing an insurance product.

Visit them at theretiredbroker.com

About Us

We are a team of legal costs experts with over 60 years' experience.

We have dealt with costs arising from almost every legal specialism.

We have conducted cases challenging solicitor's costs at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal.

We are not part of a firm of solicitors and are therefore entirely independent.

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