Can you ask for a different solicitor?

Absolutely! You are entitled to switch your solicitors for whatever reason you wish.

How do I sack a solicitor UK?

If a solicitor wishes to sack a client they must write to the client first stating why, what the client must do if they do not want to be sacked and providing a deadline to do this by. If they fail to do so and sack the client anyway, they are in breach of contract and may not be entitled to be paid.

Can I use more than one solicitor?

You should choose a solicitor who meets your needs and preferences, and who you feel comfortable dealing with. You can speak to more than one solicitor before appointing one to act for you. If you choose a solicitor you’re unhappy with, you can change your solicitor if you think it’s necessary.

Is it OK to change solicitors?

Absolutely! You are entitled to switch your solicitors for whatever reason you wish. Common reasons we have encountered include: Being unhappy with the service your current personal injury solicitor is providing to you.

THIS IS INTERESTING:  Frequent question: Why do I need a patient advocate?

What do you do if you are not happy with your solicitor?

If you have complained to your solicitor about poor service and you are not satisfied with their response, you can contact the Legal Ombudsman. The Legal Ombudsman deals with poor service, such as: delayed or unclear communication. problems with your bill.

What is a conflict of interest for a solicitor?

A conflict of interest means a situation where your separate duties to act in the best interests of two or more clients in the same or a related matter conflict. For this situation to happen, you must be currently acting, or intending to, act for two or more clients.

Is it better to use a solicitor or conveyancer?

Solicitors are usually more expensive than conveyancers and are qualified lawyers, so they can offer a full range of legal services. Licenced conveyancers are specialised in property but can’t deal with complex legal issues.

Do I need a solicitor before making an offer?

A It is quite normal to appoint a solicitor as soon as you have put in an offer on a property and before you have finalised the mortgage for it.

Can I change solicitors halfway through buying a house?

In short, yes, you can change solicitors. If you’re unhappy, for whatever reason with the solicitor handling your property purchase or sale, you can switch firms. And the process to change solicitors is quite simple. You just need to find a new solicitor to take over your case.

Can I change my will with a different solicitor?

The only way to change your will is to either make a new one or add a codicil (which amends your will, rather than replacing it). Like a will, a codicil needs to be properly witnessed to be valid.

THIS IS INTERESTING:  Is power of attorney state or federal authority?

Can I complain about someone else solicitor?

If your complaint is about someone else’s solicitor, the Office for the Supervision of Solicitors can only help if it involves professional misconduct. They cannot investigate your complaint about the poor service given by someone else’s solicitor.

Why is my solicitor so slow?

Why are solicitors so slow? The conveyancing process is very complex, often made more complex by various things going wrong. A solicitor won’t be (or at least shouldn’t be) going slow simply because they feel like it.

Can a solicitor complaint about another solicitor?

“Of course, solicitors remain under a conduct obligation to report to the SRA any serious misconduct on the part of another solicitor or firm. It’s not always easy to strike a balance between discharging this duty and client objectives.”