Accreditations and Memberships

Law Society Accreditations

Our team are accredited by the Law Society for our specialist expertise in the following areas.


The Lexcel Accreditation recognises us as leaders in client care and legal practice management. This means that, when you instruct our lawyers, you can trust that the service you receive will be professional, helpful, and effective.

Conveyancing Quality Scheme

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme recognises expert practitioners in conveyancing services. Whether you are looking to buy your first home, or looking to sell and upgrade, we can provide you with skilled, reliable advice and support.

Family Law

The Family Law Accreditation demonstrates our skills in all family law matters and disputes.

We understand that family issues can be emotionally distressing for everyone involved. Our expert lawyers are devoted to helping you come to cooperative, harmonious resolutions which work for all members of the family.

Whether you are looking to divorce, make decisions about children, or arrange a cohabitation agreement, you can expect us to handle your case sensitively and considerately.

David Foster is among our accredited members.


When it comes to your children, we understand that their welfare and happiness is central to all your decisions.

The Children Accreditation signifies our expertise across all areas of law relating to children, including arrangements following divorce or dissolution, social services involvement, and parental responsibility.

Our experience means we are able to handle your matter delicately and thoughtfully. The welfare of your children is our greatest priority, so you can be confident that our family solicitors will fight to achieve a positive outcome for your family.

Melody Brown is among our accredited members.

Professional Memberships

Below are some of the professional memberships held by members of our team.


Carol Simmons is a member of Resolution, a network of legal professionals who promote methods of non-combative Alternative Dispute Resolution. She is also recognised by Resolution as a specialist in the areas of Child Private Law and Domestic Abuse.

Private Client Section of the Law Society

Margaret Grundy is a member of the Law Society Private Client Section, a community of lawyers specialising in wills, probate, trusts, financial and tax planning, estate administration, and mental capacity.

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Margaret Grundy is also member of STEP, an association for recognised experts in the areas of family inheritance and succession planning.