Claire Davis, Partner at Howells Solicitors in their Newport office has been accredited by Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), a leading lawyer training organisation. Claire has been recognised for her expertise in Older Client Care in Practice (OCCP) and the Older Client Law in Practice (OCLP) after passing examinations in both. The accreditations further endorse Claire’s qualifications, and are further evidence of her commitment to offering expert legal services for the elderly.
Solicitors For the Elderly
Claire is Vice Chair of Solicitors For the Elderly, and part of the senior management team of the organisation responsible for upholding and improving the quality of the legal care available to the older population in the UK.
The main areas of law covered by the organisation are:
- Making a Will
- Powers of Attorney
- Living Wills
- Tax Planning
- Asset Preservation
- Paying for Care
- NHS Continuing Care Funding
- Will Disputes
- Court of Protection
- Elder abuse
A word from Claire
“I’ve been a member of SFE for many years and on the Board for that last 5 years being the only Director from Wales.” said Claire. “Studying for these qualifications has enabled me to demonstrate at an independent level that I have both the professional skills and the softer skills to ensure that our clients can not only trust the advice but feel confident that it is being offered in a way that takes account of any personal issues there may be. I am proud to be one of the first members to have achieved both qualifications and that this will undoubtedly improve the quality of service we as a company can provide for our elderly clients. “
Laith Khatib, Partner and Director at Howells Solicitors commented on the significance of Claire’s achievements. “The private client team at Howells has grown significantly in the last two years and we are now advising more elderly clients than ever before. Claire’s new accreditation sets her apart from many other solicitors in her field of expertise and demonstrates her commitment to providing clients with excellent advice and service standards.”
Get in touch with our specialist solicitors
If you would like to benefit from the assistance of an experienced team of dedicated solicitors for the elderly with any of the above issues, please contact us on 02920 404020.