Searching for a solicitor in Kintbury can be quite complicated – and that’s because as well as the basic things such as identifying whether or not you are entitled to claim compensation, you need to bear in mind what type of lawyer you should choose.
Types of solicitor in Kintbury
When you start your search you’ll find that there are plenty of options available, some of whom are local and some based nationally. So how should you choose between them?
Are they any good?
You should never judge a firm purely by their advertisement. You should look closely at their background to see first of all whether or not they are reputable and secondly, if they have a good track record of success.
What type of cases do they deal with?
Some of the larger firms will have enough lawyers on their books to deal with any type of claim that comes their way, but this will not always be the case. Indeed, in many cases, the firm may choose to specialise in one type of accident over another. You’ll therefore have to look at the type of injury you’ve suffered and make your decision based on which one has the expertise to match.
Are they tough enough?
Many simple claims don’t last too long and could be over in a few weeks. Indeed we often find that claims do not even make it as far as court as the other side decides to try and settle early on.
Others, though, can last for many years and when that happens you need to know that your law firm is up to the challenge. A local firm, for example, might not have the financial resources to stretch to the challenge. While they may be good for a quick, simple claim, a longer case could be beyond them.
If that happens, you should be aware that you do not have to continue using them. You are free to walk away from your law firm at any time and seek alternative arrangements.
How much do they cost?
The other thing to consider when looking for a solicitor in Kintbury is how much they might set you back financially. Finding a no-win, no-fee* lawyer offsets some of the natural risks involved in making a claim, but you should always look at what their fee structure is. A common way of working is for fees to be payable through a percentage of the compensation fee, but make sure you know how much this is.
To sum up then, it’s all about finding the right match for you – based both on how serious your case is and how you want to pay. So, to find the right solicitor in Kintbury, for you, call us on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone or you can email us a question at email@example.com.
Date Published: 19th August 2017
Author: Jan Newell