Our accreditations

Law Society accreditations

Our Law Society accreditations provide a mark of the quality of our legal services in a number of specialist areas.

Conveyancing Quality Scheme

This accreditation recognises the reliability and effectiveness of our residential property team, covering various types of property transactions, including buying and selling property, remortgaging and transfer of ownership.

Family Law

This accreditation reflects our expertise and the quality of our legal practice across all areas of family law, including for divorce, financial settlements and arrangements for children.

Individual Law Society memberships

James Palmer is a member of the Civil Justice Section of the Law Society.

Karin Cox-Putker is a member of the Private Client Section of the Law Society.

Professional memberships

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

STEP is a worldwide professional association for lawyers specialising in family inheritance and succession planning. STEP members must undergo a rigorous process to establish their qualifications and experience, leading to them becoming recognised leaders in their field.

Jonathan Jacobs is an affiliate working towards full membership.

Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

ACTAPS is a professional association for lawyers specialising in contentious trust and probate law and practice.

Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)

The ELA represents more than 6,000 employment lawyers in the UK, offering specialist training and support while promoting best practice for all members.

From our team, Mel McCrum, Reena Sharma and Stacey Edgley are members of the ELA.


Resolution is a network of family lawyers committed to removing conflict from family legal matters by promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) including mediation.

Resolution members from our team are Deborah Prance (also a Resolution accredited mediator), Andrew Kingston (also a Resolution Accredited Specialist in advanced financial provision and private children law) and Amanda Dodge.

Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)

SFE offers various types of support for members, including training and best practice guidance, helping members to offer the best possible legal service for elderly and vulnerable clients.

From our team, Karin Cox-Putker is an SFE member.


Wheelers Solicitors is part of The Morrisons Group, which is independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).