At Dutton Gregory, we are extremely proud to have been recognised for our team’s expertise in a number of areas, demonstrated by the various professional accreditations we have been awarded.
Law Society Accreditations
The Lexcel Accreditation is awarded to firms that routinely demonstrate the highest standards of client care and practice management. This highlights that when you instruct a member of our team, you can be certain that you will receive prompt, professional and helpful advice at all times.
Find out more about the Lexcel accreditation.
The Law Society Family Law accreditation is a recognised quality standard for family law solicitors. This highlights our team’s expertise in handling a wide range of family law matters and disputes. This accreditation is a testament to our family law team’s ability to find practical solutions that work for all members of the family.
Find out more about the Family Law accreditation.
Family Law Advanced
Family Law Advanced is an accreditation that is only awarded to individuals that demonstrate exceptional expertise in handling more complex family law matters, such as those involving complex financial settlements and international divorces. Jon Whettingsteel is one of less than 500 solicitors nationwide who hold advanced Family Law Accreditation which recognises his specialist and detailed knowledge in family law matters, including financial and private law children proceedings.
Find out more about the Family Law Advanced accreditation.
The Children Law accreditation a recognised quality standard for lawyers, awarded to experienced practitioners in this area of law. All the senior solicitors in our Childcare and Adoption team are members of the Children Panel. It covers all types of children law work and is recognised by the Legal Aid Agency.
Find out more about the Children Law accreditation.
The Personal Injury Accreditation is the recognised quality standard for practitioners who represent victims of personal injury cases, and their dependents. It covers work that is in relation to an act of alleged negligence or breach of statutory duty.
Find out more about the Personal Injury accreditation.
The Clinical Negligence accreditation is awarded to firms that demonstrate a high quality standard for claimants in clinical (medical) negligence matters. This typically relates to cases that involve a breach of contract or act of negligence during the course of medical or dental care.
Find out more about the Clinical Negligence accreditation.
Conveyancing Quality Scheme
The Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the standard for residential conveyancing services and practices. The accreditation is proof that the firm has the required expertise to deliver quality conveyancing advice and use standardised processes to identify potential risks.
Find out more about the Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Higher Courts Rights – Civil and Criminal
This means that we are able to act as both civil and criminal court advocates in higher courts in England and Wales.
Winner of Residential Property 'Team of the Year' at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Winner of ‘Large Business of the Year’ at the Winchester Business Excellence Awards
Winner of ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at the South Coast Property Awards
Winner of ‘Professional Services Award’ at the Bournemouth Business Awards
Winner of ‘Staff Training & Development Award’ at the Poole Business Awards
Winner of ‘Business Development Champion of the Year – Dan Szasz’ at the British Conveyancing Awards
Shortlisted in ‘New Build Conveyancing Team of the Year’ at the British Conveyancing Awards
Shortlisted in ‘Conveyancing Firm of the Year – South of England’ at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Shortlisted in ‘Outstanding Commitment to Training’ at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Finalist of ‘Professional Services Award’ at the South Central Business Awards
Winner of ‘Rising Star – Rebecca East’ at the Poole Business Awards
Winner of ‘Service Provider of the Year’ at the Poole Business Awards
Highly Commended in ‘Rising Star – Rebecca East’ at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Highly Commended in ‘Managing Partner of the Year – Paul Sams’ at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Shortlisted in ‘Risen to the Challenge – Amy Briscoe’ at the British Conveyancing Awards
Shortlisted in ‘Young Practitioner of the Year – Rebecca East’ at the British Conveyancing Awards
Shortlisted in ‘Outstanding Business Leader of the Year – Paul Sams’ at the British Conveyancing Awards
Winner of ‘Defendant Lawyer of the Year- Emma Menzies’ at the Personal Injury Awards
Winner of ‘Partner of the Year- Emma Menzies’ at the Dorset Legal Awards
Winner of ‘Lawyer of the Year- Jonathan Whettingsteel’ at the Hampshire Law Society Awards
Runner-up of ‘Large Law Firm of the Year’ at the Hampshire Law Society Awards
Winner of ‘Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year’ at the Dorset Legal Awards