The Law Society - Excellence awards 2016 Shortlisted Modern Law - Awards 2018

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With over 87,800 private practice solicitors in England and Wales, Leigh-on-Sea based Melinda is one of just three awarded finalists to be recognised by both The Law Society and the Modern Law Awards for their outstanding legal achievements.

Melinda Giles Lawyer of the Year Finalist "Highly Commended"

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Contentious Probate Scenario #3: Eric’s Case

Wills, Probates, Will Disputes, Contentious Probates, Family Mediation, Will Disputes Mediation, Challenging Wills, Statutory Wills, Inheritance claims, Probate disputes If a loved one passes away and there are doubts about the validity of the Will, disputes can often arise. Melinda Giles has offered expert advice in relation to three Contentious Probate scenarios to guide those who find themselves in situations such as these. This week, she looks at Eric’s dilemma.    

Nov 22nd 2018, 17:25 by Melinda Giles

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Keeping the Peace at Christmas: How to agree on Child Contact

Child Matters, Divorce Mediation, Dissolving Civil Partnerships, Civil and Personal Mediation, Divorce, Family Mediation, Dispute Mediation, Family Law The festive period can be tough for separated parents. Giles Wilson’s Family Law specialist Rachael Haine discusses how a bit of forward planning and a cool head can ensure that children whose parents are separated can have a special Christmas that fairly involves both parents.    

Nov 20th 2018, 11:01 by Rachael Haine

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We hold ourselves to the highest standards. Working with Lexcel, we are constantly trying to improve our practice for the benefit of you, the client.

"The practice's ability to understand and meet client requirements, and to manage client expectations and other operational risks (from receipt of initial instructions through to case completion), remains consistently high…"
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It's no surprise then that so much of our business comes from returning clients. Indeed, we're proud to have developed strong relationships with so many of our clients who have continued to use us after coming to Giles Wilson for a one-off case. They know the value of good advice and understand that whatever happens in their lives, whether it's business or personal, they can turn to Giles Wilson for expert advice every time.

Awards & Recognitions

The expertise of our solicitors is regularly recognised by some of the profession’s most distinguished organisations. As well as being a member of a number of Law Society schemes, we have won awards at the Law Society Excellence Awards, the Halsbury Legal Awards and the Modern Law Awards. We have also received recognition in the form of the Lexcel mark of quality, a Legal 500 listing and a place on the shortlist of The Lawyer’s Boutique Firm of the Year.

Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson