The 5 Biggest Myths about Law Firms

Why not take a moment to see if what you think about solicitors is actually true.

Myth #1 – Everyone is qualified!

Believe it or not, to make more profit, some law firms use staff that AREN’T qualified in law.

As a dedicated Birmingham law firm, at Coley & Tilley we ONLY use fully qualified solicitors because we know that this is what it takes to achieve the best results for our clients.

When choosing a law firm to represent you, ensure that you ask if all fee-earning staff are qualified in law.

Myth # 2 – Solicitors can do everything

If you needed brain surgery, would you ask your GP to perform it?  Perhaps not, unless you happen to be Mr Frank N. Stein.

It’s no different with law, to which the saying, ‘jack of all trades, master of none’ equally applies.

A lawyer that says he or she can handle anything from commercial law to an employment tribunal cannot have the knowledge necessary to achieve the best possible result for you.

At Coley & Tilley, our Partners are true specialist experts. Check out our services  and team to find out more.

Myth #3 – All cases are partner-led

You only use a law firm when you really need to, so when you do, you want an experienced, dedicated, senior person on your case.

Given the importance of precedent in law, experience and knowledge is essential.

At Coley & Tilley, 100% of our cases are Partner-led. Ensure that you ask any law firm you’re considering if they guarantee this.

Myth #4 – Solicitors are stuffy and boring

Ok, well may be some are!

But at Coley & Tilley we pride ourselves on providing practical advice and results in a manner that’s friendly and professional. Being natural problem solvers who enjoy what we do, we’re here to help you.

Why not take a moment to find out more about the different personalities that make up Coley & Tilley.

Myth #5 – Lawyers always land you with a massive bill

Whilst some practices may not be as transparent or communicative about their charges, at Coley & Tilley we promise to provide refreshingly traditional value, which includes a transparent fee structure.

Our clients tell us that they appreciate the variety of ways in which we’re happy to represent and advise them.  This includes no-win-no-fee to reduced and fixed fees for certain transactions.

Being cost effective is part of the reason why many of our clients come from the recommendation of others.  Even other law firms use us too because we’re such good value.

If you’ve a legal problem that you need help with, get in touch and we can advise you how we could help, and how much this would be.