- About Us
- Our Charges
- Our Policies
- Data Protection Policy
- Website Disclaimer
- Resolving problems and disputes
Sky Solicitors is well known for our commitment to excellence and have been active leaders in the local and legal communities in and around London. We are proud of the individual attention to clients that our solicitors and staff provide. It is our goal to meet the needs of our diverse clientele, providing personal interest and committed legal expertise, in a comprehensive and affordable manner.
Our caseworkers and staff are 100 percent dedicated to providing premier quality legal services to all; whether they are individuals, families, small businesses or public entities.
We are recognised for following Quality Marks
A wide range of clients use the Firm as their trusted adviser. Our experience ranges throughout a wide spectrum of cases and we tailor the cases to each client’s needs. We deliver various services to our clients through the variety of departments that we have, namely; Immigration, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Family.
Our client’s best interest is the key in all our commitment towards them. We are trusted to do the right thing and to get the best results through our legal expertise.
We aim to make the Law accessible to all clients needs and we use simple terminology to help clients understand the position of their case(s).
Our service is built on good staff and providing the best legal advice to all concerned. We understand the different needs of people and we understand and are committed to working with diverse communities. We constantly seek and act on feedback and conduct formal reviews with our clients to ensure we are delivering towards our business goals and providing efficient services in line with the SRA’s Code of Conduct.
Our dedicated and outstanding team have a variety of skills and expertise. Some of our team members are expert lawyers in their areas of speciality, some of which have worked overseas. This brings invaluable knowledge throughout the Firm. We work together in teams to deliver the desired solutions our clients need. We recruit and retain the best individuals and we encourage forward-thinking to help develop the Firm reach new goals. Our aim is to provide good quality service to all our clients.
To be experts in our field of knowledge and be the very best in all that we do. To provide the best Legal Services to our clients and act in their best interests. To achieve the best possible outcomes for all our clients. To provide quality work through dedication and honesty. We aim to be affordable and accessible to all individuals and businesses across the United Kingdom. Sky Solicitors is a firm of solicitors that have a dedicated team of experts. Our Legal Consultants and International Lawyers provide the best service and our belief is that we have built an excellent reputation amongst our clients.
The charges for our services depends upon the below mentioned factors:
- Agreed Fees:
We, at the time of accepting instructions, agree to charge a fixed amount. You will not be likely to pay more than the agreed figure unless the matter is oddly prolonged in some exceptional cases. Nevertheless you will never be caught by surprise and in the highly unlikely situation that costs rises, you will be informed promptly
- Hourly Rate:
The Hourly rate of charging is purely depending on the level of expertise of a solicitor/ Barrister engaged and the complexity of work.
- Conditional Fee (No Win No Fee, or Pay less):
Conditional fee agreements (‘CFAs’) are used in matters where the level of the fee depends upon a particular event, usually winning the case. A CFA is a type of contingency fee that is permitted for contentious business, providing it meets the requirements contained in 1990 (CLSA) (as amended by section 27 of the Access to Justice Act 1999 (AJA). This type of fees is very common with road traffic accidents, personal injury and immigration litigation such as judicial reviews and appeals in the Court of Appeal/Supreme Court.
- Damages Based Agreement:
We also use damages-based fees depending on the nature of the case as well as the scope of risk to our fees we sharing in the case. Our damages-based fees normally range from 20% to 35% of the damages/settlement sum recovered by the client. It is only payable in the event of the client recovering any sort of financial benefit or like, from the claim. This type of fees is very common with employment and (family) financial settlement related claims.
Following are the basis upon which instructions are accepted by us:
At Sky Solicitors Limited we believe in open and honest communication. This privacy notice aims to give you information on how Sky Solicitors collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website. This website is not intended for children, and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children. It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
Equality and Diversity Policy
We are comprised of a workforce from a variety of nations across our Legal and Support teams. Our client base covers a diverse community and cultures as we believe in providing the best legal services without any discrimination to all individuals.
Client Care Policy
Our efforts are to always rise above expectations of our clients while maintaining the fairness in the course of justice. We act in your best interests at all times. We are always open to improve our service through feedback from all clients.
Our recruitment is strictly in accordance with the Equality & Diversity Act 2010. All vacancies are advertised via the Job Centre, Recruitment Agencies, LinkedIn and are also published on our website.
Sign posting and Referral policy
All members of the public that are in need of any legal assistance can approach us and should not feel hesitant to ask Sky Solicitors Limited for professional help. We will ensure that if we cannot help you with your matter or are unable to represent you beyond a certain level, we will give you professional support to help you locate further help and we will sign post you to someone who can be of further help.
Data Protection Policy
The Data Protection Act 1998 regulates the way that personal information, about individuals, whether held electronically or in a manual filing system, is obtained, stored, used and disclosed. The Firm is committed to the policy of protecting the rights and privacy of individuals, including our staff, member and customers, in accordance with the Data Protection Act
Sky Solicitors Limited will use your information to provide the products and services you require, and may need to pass your information on to providers to carry out specialist services where necessary.
Sky Solicitors Limited would like to tell you by post, telephone, email and SMS about offers and promotions which may be of interest to you.
If you do not wish to receive details of these offers and promotions, you can opt out at any time by either emailing email@example.com or by calling 0208 555 8288.
ky Solicitors Limited is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as [“COMPANY”], “we”, “us”, or “our” in this privacy notice). We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the DPO using the details set out below.
Right to complain
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO, so please contact us in the first instance.
The information contained on this website is for general information purposes only. Sky Solicitors Ltd provides the information, and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage, including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or connected with the use of this website. Through this website, you might be able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Sky Solicitors Ltd. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Sky Solicitors Ltd takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
Resolving problems and disputes
Complaints Handling Policy
We are committed to high quality legal advice and client care. If you are unhappy about any aspect of the service you received, you are entitled to request a copy of our complaints handling procedure which can be done via email to your case handler and we will respond to your email within 7 working days. If you are not satisfied with his or her response, please refer the complaints or concerns to our Senior Partner.
We will investigate your complaint promptly and carefully and do what we reasonably can to resolve the difficulties.Our complaints handling officer within the Firm is Imtiaz Ranjha. We will have eight weeks to consider your complaint and respond appropriately. If we have not resolved it within this time, you may complain externally to the Legal Ombudsman and Solicitors Regulatory Authority- SRA.
Complaints to Legal Ombudsman
In some cases, you may be entitled to refer any matter or complaint to the complaints and redress system operated by the Legal Ombudsman. Its service is available to all, public and some small businesses, charities, clubs and trusts. Also, you should note that the Legal Ombudsman will not be able to accept your complaint if:
Their contact details are:
PO Box 6806,
Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ; Phone : 0300 555 033 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Complaints to SRA
In the event of any complaint in relation to the conduct (such as untruthfulness, dishonest or inappropriate behaviour and/or shutting down the practice without any notification to clients etc) clients can complain to Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). The circumstances and procedure for the complaint to SRA is available at www.sra.org.uk/consumers/problems/report-solicitor