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    Choosing the right lawyer to help with your legal issue can sometimes be complicated, especially if you have never sought legal advice before.

    Read our guide to using a solicitor.

    Choose an accredited solicitor

    The Law Society’s accreditation schemes award a quality mark to those who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in specific areas of law. This includes advice in areas such as relationship breakdown and family conflict, moving house, help with a will or medical misconduct or injury.

    Find out more about the Law Society's accreditation schemes.

    You can also use our Find a Solicitor website to search for your nearest accredited practice or solicitor.

    Common legal issues explained in plain English

    Our plain English guides to common legal issues outline how a solicitor can help, the steps involved in getting advice as well as explaining any legal terms.

    Whether you are buying or renting a home, making a will, getting a divorce or have issues with your employer our guides are a good place to start. Click on an image below to read more information.