About Us

Accreditations & Professional Memberships

Fishers has received considerable recognition as one of the leading firms in Ashby de la Zouch and Tamworth, Leicestershire and Staffordshire. Below are our Law Society accreditations and professional memberships awarded to us as a firm and as individuals.

Law Society Accreditations

The Law Society Accreditations are only awarded to firms which can demonstrate expertise in specific areas of law. We uphold high standards of excellence and we are assessed every year to renew our memberships.

Conveyancing Quality Scheme Accreditation

The CQS Accreditation signifies our expertise in all areas of residential conveyancing, including sales, purchases, and remortgages. When you instruct us for your conveyancing needs, you can trust us to handle your case professionally and cost-effectively.

For information about our services, please visit our Conveyancing Solicitors page.

Lexcel

Lexcel is the legal practice quality mark for firms which exhibit exceptional client care and legal practice management. The framework covers 7 areas:

  • Structure and strategy
  • Financial management
  • Information management
  • People management
  • Risk management
  • Client care
  • File and case management

Put simply, our goal is to maximise client satisfaction by providing a reliable, efficient, secure, and cost-effective service no matter how complex your case.

Professional Memberships

Resolution

Resolution is an organisation of family law solicitors and legal professionals who work to promote the amicable resolution of family disputes. We firmly believe that most family issues can be worked out through cooperation and friendly negotiation, using methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution if necessary. In the majority of cases, we are able to help our clients resolve their matter out of court, saving time, money, and stress.

Our team includes one Resolution accredited specialist, Andrew Robinson, who has expertise in complex financial and property matters and children law (disputes between parents or relatives).

STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

STEP is an association of professionals who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. We can help clients with a wide range of matters, including Will drafting, trusts, Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax planning, Court of Protection applications, and contentious probate.

Our STEP members are Guy Birtwistle, our head of Wills, Tax, Trusts, and Probate Department, and John Gillions, a consultant solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor.

Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)

SFE is a specialist group of lawyers with experience supporting and advising elderly and vulnerable clients.

Our team includes one SFE member, Guy Birtwistle, who takes a sensitive but practical approach to a range of legal matters affecting older clients, including Wills, estate administration, tax planning, and Court of Protection matters.

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friends

Guy Birtwistle is also a Dementia Friend through the Alzheimer’s Society with particular experience supporting clients affected by Dementia and their loved ones.

Safe Buyer Scheme

We are verified by the Safe Buyer Scheme so you can trust that we take all possible steps to protect our clients from third party fraud when you use our conveyancing services

Get in touch with our solicitors in Ashby de la Zouch and Tamworth

We provide expert legal advice to clients across Leicestershire and Staffordshire. To speak to one of our solicitors, just give us a call at your local branch in Ashby de la Zouch or Tamworth, or fill in our online enquiry form.