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Sills & Betteridge LLP

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Sills & Betteridge LLP offers a wide range of personal and commercial legal services. Clients include both private and publicly funded individuals, businesses, charities and government bodies.

The firm: The recorded origins of Sills & Betteridge date back to 1759, and the firm now has twelve offices in eleven locations with 272 partners and staff across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire.

Sills & Betteridge has amalgamated with numerous firms over the past decade. The firm has used mergers and acquisitions as a strategy for expansion into new geographic areas and to further strengthen its existing operations. It continues to effectively meet and overcome the challenges facing the legal profession.

Throughout almost 260 years of practice, Sills & Betteridge has built up a wealth of experience and knowledge about what its clients want from their solicitors. It believes that by putting the client's needs at the heart of everything it does it can solve problems, meet goals and provide the best possible advice, in a clear, straightforward manner. The firm's clients regularly tell it that its staff are professional, efficient and courteous, and operate with skill, integrity and flair.

The firm's people are its proudest asset, with many at the very top of their field. They include Law Society panel members, Resolution accredited specialists, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers fellows and members, and members of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).

The firm has held the Law Society's Lexcel practice management standard since 2002. It also holds the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme.

Types of work undertaken: For private individuals, the firm can offer advice on personal injury, medical negligence, family law, residential property, wills, trusts and probate, employment law, crime, immigration law, housing, forces and military law, regulatory law, and personal notary services. The firm undertakes publicly funded work in the areas of care proceedings, domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based violence, international child abduction, mediation and crime.

For business clients, Sills & Betteridge has extensive experience in corporate sale and purchase, employment law, litigation and dispute resolution, commercial property, renewable energy, regulatory law, agriculture and rural business, commercial contracts, partnerships and LLPs, professional negligence, licensing, banking and finance, debt recovery, commercial notary services, health and safety law, GDPR advice and debt recovery.

Other offices: Nottingham, Boston, Sleaford, Gainsborough, Scunthorpe, Skegness, Spilsby, Grimsby, Northampton and Doncaster.

  • Number of UK partners: 38
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 62
  • Breakdown of work %
  • Residential conveyancing: 21
  • Crime: 7
  • Family: 19
  • Litigation: 5
  • Wills, trusts and probate: 14
  • Commercial: 19
  • Personal injury/medical negligence: 15

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