How do I find a good solicitor?

How do I find a good solicitor?

Since all solicitors have to be registered with the Law Society in order to practise, a good place to start looking is their comprehensive directory. This lists all the law firms in your area, along with the kind of work they do, and it’s available online and in public libraries and courts.

Where can I find a lawyer in South Africa?

Contact the relevant regional office of the Legal Practice Council to find an attorney, to confirm that an attorney is on the practising roll, or to confirm that an attorney is in possession of a Fidelity Fund Certificate. Western, Eastern and Northern Cape: E-mail: [email protected] Tel: (021) 443 6700.

Where can I find a solicitor in my area?

If you’re not sure whether you need a solicitor, the Legal Choices website explains the different advice that is available. Find a barrister (known as an ‘advocate’ in Scotland) in your area through: You may be able to see a barrister without seeing a solicitor first if you live in England or Wales.

Can you get legal aid without a solicitor?

You may be able to see a barrister without seeing a solicitor first if you live in England or Wales. Legal aid can help pay for legal advice, family mediation and representation at a court or tribunal. Check if you can get legal aid for a non-criminal (‘civil’) case.

Can a solicitor practise in any state in the world?

In all states and territories, solicitors have unlimited rights of audience and so can, at least in theory, practise as a solicitor, barrister or both. The formal names for admitted solicitors differs between jurisdictions.

Can you become a solicitor without going to University?

It is possible to qualify as a solicitor without having attended university by being admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, and thereafter completing the required number of years of practical experience, and studying for the Legal Practice Course.

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