Our Accreditations

Law Society Accreditations

We have been awarded accreditations by the Law Society for our skills and experience across the following areas:

Family Law Advanced

The Family Law Advanced Accreditation is presented to law firms with high levels of expertise in complex family matters, including cases of domestic violence, cohabitation, international issues, child abduction and wardship, and private children law.

Our Family Law Advanced accredited specialists include Chris Taylor, who is the head of our Family law department, and Emma Caughey.

Children Law

Our family team is recognised by the Law Society with the Children Law Accreditation for our experience in matters involving children, including possessing and exhibiting advanced knowledge of children law and skilfully representing children throughout family law proceedings.

Head of our Children Law department is Sharon Knox, who is a Children Law Accredited Specialist.

Conveyancing Quality Scheme

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme recognises our firm’s excellent residential conveyancing practices, including providing clear, practical, cost-effective advice about buying or selling a property, keeping you informed as your transaction progresses, and remaining transparent and sincere about our fees.

Lexcel

We are accredited in Lexcel, the legal practice quality mark for client care and practice management for our ability to manage cases efficiently, professionally, and cost-effectively.

When you instruct us, you can expect the highest standards of advice tailored specifically to your personal circumstances - our ultimate goal is to help you achieve a positive outcome within a reasonable timeframe. We always aim to be upfront and transparent about our legal fees so you can stay in control of your overall spend, and promise to protect your rights and personal information at every stage of your case.

Professional Memberships and Qualifications

West Wales Law Society

Eloise Llewellin is a committee member of the West Wales Law Society.

Barrister qualification

Ben Tuck qualified as a barrister in 2005 before cross-qualifying as a solicitor in 2009 and is a litigation specialist.

Mediation

Ben Tuck is also a qualified mediator through the London School of Mediation and has extensive experience assisting clients through disputes by guiding and facilitating amicable negotiation and compromise.

Society of Specialist Paralegals

Alison Day is a member of the Society of Specialist Paralegals (now merged with the Institute of Paralegals), an organisation which promotes and upholds exceptional standards of professional practice within the paralegal profession.

Regulation

Hains & Lewis is independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).