Slee Blackwell Solicitors are continuing to provide a full service to our clients in Devon, Somerset and nationwide.
We are following Government advice in relation to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. This means that our offices are no longer open to the public. However, as a firm of solicitors we are still very much open for business and are continuing to provide a full service.
All of our key staff are able to work from home without any impact on the quality of service being offered. They all remain contactable by telephone and email in the usual way.
Property transactions are still proceeding and we are maintaining a full conveyancing service for those who are buying and selling property.
Our commercial department is busy advising businesses on the various legal consequences of the present Coronavirus crisis, including the enforceability of contracts, obligations in respect of commercial property leases and business refinancing.
Wills and Probate
It’s also a busy time for lawyers in our Wills and Probate team. In these unprecedented times people are understandably keen to get their financial affairs in order. We can continue to prepare Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney without holding face to face meetings, making full use of telephone and email. To help our clients at this time we have introduced a fixed fee package that offers a 40% discount off our normal fees when you make a new Will and a Power of Attorney.We are also offering a post-Coronavirus review completely free of charge so that you can see us face to face to ensure that everything is in order once normal life returns.
Family, Divorce and Childcare
Our family, divorce and childcare team is running a full service. We understand that relationship breakdowns are emotional and difficult enough to manage without the added stress of the current Coronavirus pandemic. The crisis is affecting families in so many different ways, here’s an article on child arrangements and whether Court Orders can be varied because of the Stay at Home Rule. Our team of lawyers will be working throughout this period and if you need their help they can be contacted as usual by email and phone.
And it’s business as usual for our litigation department where we handle injury claims, inheritance disputes, professional negligence and abuse law. The courts remain open and hearings can be conducted by video and telephone. The barristers we work with are available for hearings held remotely and we can also deal with mediations using the latest technology. So if you require assistance with any dispute our team of experts is here to help you throughout the Coronavirus crisis.
How we can help you
If you need our services at any time during the Coronavirus crisis then you can call our FREE LEGAL HELPLINE on 0808 139 1606. Alternatively send details of your query to us by email at [email protected]
We can reassure you that this phone-line and email address will remain operational throughout the present difficulties, so you can be confident that help is never far away.