APIL – Association of Personal Injury Lawyers – the organisation of specialist personal injury lawyers campaigning to protect access to justice, and improve the services provided for victims of personal injury.
APIL, like the Law Society (see below), run their own specialist accredited personal injury panel. Needless to say we have a member.
AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Clinical Negligence Panel – the panel of accredited medical negligence specialists run by campaigning patient justice charity AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents).
Out of over 140,000 fully qualified solicitors in practicing in England and Wales , only the top few hundred specialist medical negligence solicitors make it onto this panel.
Forces Law – the premier national organisation of specialist military law solicitors.
Only 18 law firms nationwide are members.
The HomeOwners Alliance – Bonallack and Bishop are the sole partners of The HomeOwners Alliance – the only solicitors recommended for lease extensions, enfranchisement and the right to manage by the only organisation to champion, support and serve Britain’s 17 million homeowners.
Family arbitration is a form of dispute resolution, in which the parties appoint a suitably qualified person (a “family law arbitrator”) to help settle a dispute.
The Institute of Family Law Arbitrators is a collaboration between Resolution, the Family Law Bar Association and The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
The head of our divorce and family law team, Dinshaw Printer is an IFLA qualified arbitrator.
Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel– the quality mark run by the Law Society for legal experts who can help when a health care professional (for example a doctor, surgeon, nurse or therapist) has provided care that was below an acceptable standard. Clinical negligence is an alternative term for medical negligence.
All Law Society Clinical Negligence legal experts go through rigorous examination and testing to show that they have a high level of knowledge, skills and experience in dealing with cases of clinical negligence [often referred to as medical negligence].
Only around 350 Medical Negligence Solicitors, out of around 138,000 nationally, are considered expert enough to qualify for the Clinical Negligence Panel.
Law Society Personal Injury Panel – the quality mark run by the Law Society for legal experts who help with injury compensation claims.
All Law Society Personal Injury Panel specialists go through rigorous examination and testing to show that they have a high level of knowledge, skills and experience in dealing with accident claims. Only around 700 solicitors, out of around 140,000 nationally, are considered expert enough to qualify for the Personal Injury Panel
Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme – CQS, the recognised quality mark for legal experts in buying or selling property, trusted by some of the UK’s biggest lenders.
All Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme firms go through rigorous examination and testing to demonstrate that they have a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice.
Law Society Criminal Litigation Panel – the quality mark for criminal lawyers run by the Law Society.
All Law Society Criminal Litigation legal experts go through rigorous examination and testing to show that they have a high level of knowledge, skills and experience in criminal litigation.
PNLA – Professional Negligence Lawyers Association – the only organisation for solicitors specialising in professional negligence compensation claims.
Progressive Approved Solicitors– we are one of only three law firms recommended and formally approved by Progressive Property – the UK’s largest property investment education company.
Our property investor team specialise in acting for property developers and investors nationwide.
We are on the recommended solicitors panel for Radian Homes. We also regularly deal with both shared ownership conveyancing and staircasing for a wide range of housing associations including Sovereign, Aster and VIVID (formed from a merger of First Wessex and Sentinel Housing Association).
Resolution – Accredited Collaborative Family Lawyer – Resolution is the specialist body for family solicitors in England and Wales. This is the quality mark awarded by Resolution to show that the named lawyer has been specially trained to carry out the collaborative law process. Only fully accredited collaborative lawyers can represent clients in collaborative law cases.
STEP – Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners is the worldwide professional association for specialist accredited lawyers and accountants advising families across generations – with wills, trusts, probate and the protection of vulnerable family members.
SFE – Solicitors for the Elderly – is the national organisation of lawyers who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.