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Patrons

Patrons of the Surrey Law Society work in partnership with us on a variety of exciting initiatives.  Their invaluable support allows us to provide a great number of benefits to the membership, including an extensive programme of training and development, both in person and online, a series of excellent social events and the annual Awards programme.  We are extremely grateful for their continued support.

Becoming a patron of the Society gives organisations the chance to enhance their visibility and reputation within the Surrey legal community, as well as offering them the opportunity to network with professionals at our prestigious events and engage with potential buyers in a variety of forums. The Society is committed to ensuring our patrons receive significant value for their support and work together with our partners to guarantee an agreement that suits both parties.   A number of packages are available to fit different budgets and priorities for the partnership.

Evelyn Partners is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created following the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson. With £54.4 billion of assets under management (as at 31 March 2023), it ranks as the second largest UK wealth manager measured by EBITDA and the fifth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income (source: Accountancy Age 50+50 rankings, 2022).

It has a network of offices across 28 towns and cities in the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities and businesses.

Evelyn Partners’ purpose is to ‘place the power of good advice into more hands’, and it is uniquely well-placed to support clients with both their personal financial affairs and their business interests. Evelyn Partner’s personal wealth management services include financial planning, investment management and advice, personal tax advice and, through Bestinvest, an award-winning online investment service for self-directed investors. For businesses, its wide range of services includes assurance and accounting, business tax advice, employee benefits, forensic advice, fund administration, fund governance, recovery and restructuring and transaction services.

Landmark Information is at the forefront of legal products and data supply to support the UK’s Property Professionals. Our dedicated, personal approach supports legal professionals in their due diligence in line with the Law Society and SRA requirements. Landmarks longevity in the legal market brings valuable experience and dependability to risk solutions whilst continuing to innovate.

For more information, please visit www.landmark.co.uk

Southey & Co are RICS Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants specialising in working with law firms, which means we understand your requirements. Our property concierge service ensures your clients will achieve a maximum sale value by protecting and maintaining their property from day one, valuing accurately and selling through a range of channels.

As your dedicated property consultants, we will minimise the time you need to spend on non-legal aspects of estate administration whilst providing you with the documentation and transparency required to meet your compliance obligations.

For more information, please visit www.southeyandco.co.uk

ReviewSolicitors: An In-Depth Look

In the evolving digital landscape of legal services, where informed decisions are a click away, ReviewSolicitors stands as the UK’s primary source of information and a beacon for new clients seeking legal representation, guiding them through the often complex realm of legal services.

ReviewSolicitors is dedicated exclusively to the world of legal, ensuring potential clients can access genuine and verified reviews about law firms along with insights into performance, success rates, availability and other key factors that are important for clients to understand at the early stage of their client journey.

At the heart of ReviewSolicitors is its commitment to transparency and authenticity. Annually, over 5 million clients turn to ReviewSolicitors. Here, potential clients can delve into unbiased reviews penned by genuine former clients, encompassing all SRA-registered law firms. These reviews shed light on the experiences, both positive and negative, that individuals have had with law firms. This firsthand knowledge equips potential clients with a clearer understanding of what they can expect when engaging with a particular firm.

ReviewSolicitors has rapidly become the go-to platform for law firms eager to distinguish themselves in a competitive marketplace. ReviewSolicitors is the expert in helping law firms to collect reviews. Integrating existing case management systems facilitates a hassle-free process for collecting client feedback, and on average, law firms using ReviewSolicitors have a collection rate of more than 40% for all of the review requests sent out.

The true strength of ReviewSolicitors lies not just in collecting reviews but in our unrivalled capability to showcase these reviews to potential clients at the early stage of a client’s journey. With our seamless automation, a law firm’s reviews are consistently updated across a wide array of platforms, including their website, Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and, importantly, their ReviewSolicitors profile page. This increased online footprint magnifies a law firm’s 5-star reputation, positioning it as a prime choice for clients seeking exceptional legal advice.

Another attraction of our platform is our understanding of the legal services sector and the potential pitfalls with client review collection. As standard, law firms are always in control, with the ability to instantly remove defamatory or non-client reviews, ensuring that as quickly as a review can be posted, it can also be taken down by the firm. ReviewSolicitors also provides a 48-hour delay to negative reviews, allowing a law firm the time to investigate any negative reviews. Such meticulous attention to the unique challenges of the legal industry, combined with unparalleled automation capabilities, underscores why ReviewSolicitors is the preferred choice for law firms across the UK.

There is no point in collecting client feedback if it is not used to attract new clients. When it comes to new client acquisition, one of the standout features of ReviewSolicitors is its comprehensive search capability. Unlike platforms that might limit searches to select, partnered entities, ReviewSolicitors empowers its users with a whole-of-market search, not just about law firms but also about all in1dividual solicitors too. Clients are solely shown the most popular or advertised firms but can delve deep into the extensive directory, exploring potential matches that might otherwise fly under the radar. The algorithms developed provide a fair and level playing field for firms of all sizes, ensuring smaller law firms are compared like-for-like with larger firms.

In an industry where reputation can make or break success, having a platform that showcases genuine client feedback in a transparent and impartial way is invaluable. Law firms that consistently provide exemplary service can harness this positive feedback as a testament to their dedication and prowess. On ReviewSolicitors, excellent feedback isn’t just a badge of honour—it’s a magnet for attracting new clients.

In essence, ReviewSolicitors isn’t just a review site; it’s a bridge connecting potential clients to their ideal legal representation, informed by the voices of those who’ve walked the path before them.

For more information, please visit https://www.reviewsolicitors.co.uk/

Finders International were established in 1997 by Managing Director Danny Curran and are now one of the world’s largest firms in our field. We trace missing heirs and beneficiaries to Estates, property, funds and assets worldwide and have a team of over 150 with a global network.

We work with numerous Solicitors, Corporate or State Trustees and financial institutions. In the public sector we assist local authorities, coroners and hospitals with tracing next of kin.

Our services include:

• Tracing missing beneficiaries to estates, property and assets
• Locating next of kin to a deceased person
• Finding heirs to unclaimed or dormant funds
• Probate Property sales, insurance and property management services
• Searching for missing wills and unclaimed assets
• Overseas Bankruptcy Searches
• Repatriation of funds from abroad
• Currency conversion and transfer

For more information, please visit www.findersinternational.co.uk

Pro Drive work with law firms who prefer to outsource the planning and management of their IT systems. Our clients want to use technology to help put them ahead of their competition but they do not have the time or expertise to do this themselves. We can help with IT Support & Cyber Security, built around a strategic plan.

For more information, please visit https://www.prodriveit.co.uk/

LawSure Insurance Brokers, based in Horsham, West Sussex, is an award-winning leading independent broker specialising in innovative insurance solutions for solicitors’ clients. We provide insurance across many classes of business – from Title Insurance for conveyancing solicitors and developers, Probate and Administration insurances through to complex Warranty and Indemnity covers for corporate solicitors.

Our service is completely free and there is no obligation to take out any of our quotes – although we hope you will! As an independent broker, we have relationships with all the leading insurers in all our classes of business – so we are able to provide competitive terms most appropriate for your client. Using LawSure as your insurance broker satisfies SRA and Insurance Distribution Directive requirements.

We offer a free comprehensive independent broking service and we contact multiple insurers for each enquiry. So whether you need restrictive covenant indemnity insuranceFENSA insurancerights to light or any of the other 30+ title insurance products we offer for conveyancing transactions, or a missing beneficiary or executor/administrator insurance policy, or any other insurance, we can find the right solution for your client. We pride ourselves on our service – we aim respond within one hour of receiving your quotation enquiry and aim to get out a quote within 24 hours – depending on the complexity of the case.

So to save time and money, try LawSure today. With nothing to lose and a whole lot to gain, why wouldn’t you?

For more information, please visit www.lawsureinsurance.co.uk or email enquiries@lawsureinsurance.co.uk

Chadwick Nott is a boutique legal recruitment consultancy established in 1992 with offices across the UK. We have previously won the Global Recruiter Award for Best Specialist Recruiter and have been listed in the Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For.

We place lawyers from NQ to partner level in permanent and interim roles, both in private practice and in-house across the UK and the major offshore financial centres. Our expertise extends traditional fee-earning roles to include alternative career paths in professional support, learning & development, and risk & compliance. We have been active in the Surrey area for over 20 years working with all the top firms as well as the smaller and niche practices.

For more information, please visit www.chadwicknott.co.uk

“It’s not just about having a good looking website; it’s about what you do with it once you’ve got it.”

For over 19 years we have been working with law firms of all size helping them design, build, run and maximise the return on investment of their websites. Whether it’s designing a new website, improving search engine rankings or implementing a PPC campaign, everything we do is aimed at improving your website and digital marketing strategy.

Ours is a “full service” solution – you need a blend of sophisticated technology with a library of professionally written legal content (our in house team can produce four stories per week, plus we have a library of 120 articles, which you can subscribe to) and a range of marketing techniques, both online and offline. This allows you to pick and choose which services you require depending on your existing resources, both in-house and outsourced.

For more information, please visit www.conscious.co.uk or email sales@conscious.co.uk

Chris Cotterill of Konsileo is our newest sponsor of the SLS and works as a specialist in Solicitors Professional Indemnity Insurance and Cyber Liability. Amongst several other insurance products for law firms, his expertise and experience are second to none.

 

Having gained over 15 years of experience, specifically in the Solicitors Insurance market and always delving into the finer details of the policies for each type of risk, he understands the importance of ensuring each law firm has the best possible insurance cover tailored specifically to their needs.  He is extremely proactive and prides himself on offering a first-class service to all of his clients by working in partnership with them ensuring he is always on hand to answer any of their questions, every step of the way.

 

Chris is available for face-to-face meetings or general enquiries via email: chris.cotterill@konsileo.com or telephone 07886 015 007.

 

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At Teal Compliance, we are a team of experts in compliance with extensive experience in the legal industry. Our team includes former Partners and Owners of Law Firms, Compliance Officers, and Anti Money Laundering Analysts. We specialize in providing services in the areas of Financial Crime, Data Protection, and Regulatory Compliance.

Our services include conducting comprehensive audits to assess your firm’s compliance with relevant laws and regulations. We also draft and review policies and procedures to ensure your firm is up-to-date with the latest legal requirements. Additionally, we offer customised training courses to ensure that your staff is knowledgeable and up-to-date on key compliance topics.

Our helpline service, Ask Teal, is available to help you address any compliance issues or concerns you may face. Our team is dedicated to providing prompt and effective support to help you navigate complex compliance challenges.

At Teal Compliance, we are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of expertise and personalized service.

View Teal’s full service brochure here.

For more information, please visit www.tealcompliance.com

TWM Solicitors are a leading South East law firm with 220 people in offices across Surrey and London. We are a full service firm, undertaking the full spectrum of legal work – for private clients, we are renowned for family law, residential property, tax planning, trusts, wealth management, and Wills and probate, and for business clients we have teams dealing with the full range of corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, employment, and commercial property.

For more information, please visit https://www.twmsolicitors.com/

A full service publishing agency renowned for our contract and customer publishing solutions for industry and government. We write, design, fund and produce publications for UK chambers of commerce, institutes, law societies and trade associations.

Founded in 1997 as a technical publishing agency we produce industry magazines and capability directories in pharmaceuticals, environment, chemicals, shipping, emergency planning, politics, education, law, events – you might need us in the future so call us today on 0151 236 4141.

For more information, please visit www.benhampublishing.com