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Why we’re proud to have a Lifetime Lawyer on our team

On behalf of Attwaters Jameson Hill posted in Wills on Thursday, March 14th, 2024

The Association of Lifetime Lawyers (previously Solicitors for the Elderly, or SFE) is a community of legal professionals who specialise in working with older or more vulnerable clients to resolve some of the common legal issues experienced by these groups of people.

Our Partner and Head of Court of Protection, Lesley-Ann Mayhew, is proud to be an Accredited Lifetime Lawyer. It means that she’s one of the most qualified specialists in the country in delivering advice to her clients at critical points throughout their lifetime.

Here are just some reasons why you should use a Lifetime Lawyer like Lesley-Ann:

They know their stuff

Lifetime Lawyers have all undertaken additional specialist training to provide expert advice with extra care.

This means they can give the right legal guidance to people throughout their lifetime, in a way that is accessible and easy to understand – including when they want to plan ahead for later life, when they’re at their most vulnerable, and when circumstances are complex. Their additional qualifications are independently accredited.

They have years of experience

Lifetime Lawyers have substantial experience built up over many years focusing on this area of the law.

Lesley-Ann has spent years working with clients to help them prepare for critical points in their life, ensuring their wishes are communicated in the right way throughout their lifetime and upon their death. She’s able to advise clients on their own unique situations, with tailored guidance and support.

They follow a strict code of conduct

As a member of Lifetime Lawyers, Lesley-Ann follows a strict code of practice that has respect and dignity at its heart.

They speak in a language you understand

There can be a lot of jargon when it comes to the law – it can be like a foreign language! Lifetime Lawyers like Lesley-Ann never speak in legalese, but communicate in clear, straightforward language to make sure you understand everything you’re signing.

They’re part of a community of experts

When you work with Lesley-Ann, you don’t just have the benefit of her expertise – through her, you also have access to a network of legal specialists, all of whom are undertaking ongoing training and sharing best practice. So, no matter how complex or sensitive your case, you will receive the best possible legal advice.

Your interests are safeguarded

Lifetime Lawyers are committed to providing affordable, high-quality legal advice, and will ensure any decisions are your own. This provides important protection and reduces the chance of legal challenge in the future.

They understand the bigger picture

As a Lifetime Lawyer, Lesley-Ann understands the wider, and often sensitive, issues around health, care and family that might affect your plans for later life.

They offer the best possible care and support

Lifetime Lawyers really care. Lesley-Ann has spent decades going above and beyond to provide support that is tailored to her clients’ needs and individual circumstances.

She also undertakes lots of additional training, which demonstrates her commitment to ensuring you get the very best expert advice.

Get the best possible outcome

When you work with Lesley-Ann, it means you are choosing one of the most qualified legal professionals in the UK in this complex and sensitive area of the law. You’ll be guided through your matter with care, laying solid foundations to protect you and your loved ones in later life.

You can learn more about The Association of Lifetime Lawyers at www.lifetimelawyers.org.uk or you can get in touch with Lesley-Ann on 0203 871 0127.

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  • acn clinical negligence
  • acn conveyancing quality
  • The Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms
  • acn family law
  • Cyber Essetials
  • ERC Endorsement
  • Lexcel
  • AVMA
  • SCIL
  • SFE_FAM