Douglas Wemyss Solicitors, Senior Partner Sameer Karim is extremely proud by this latest accolade. His aims to bring the firm to the public and to grow in size have been greatly supported by all the staff in his new ideas and approaches.
Sameer has quoted, “We are very humbled by this award and we will continue to provide a straightforward accessible approach to legal services. Being a small firm we are delighted to see this recognition of our hard work especially in today’s market place.”
Sameer also states that, “Winning Law Firm of the Year isn’t just about being named the best firm in Leicester. It’s the culmination of three years of hard work, of doing our best to provide the best service for our clients. The award is in recognition of all the innovative things that the firm has done, even when we thought they were crazy ideas (YouTube?!? Really??) It’s been proven that doing things differently pay off. We are a firm that is willing to take risks, to stray away from the traditional “stuffy” solicitor role and actively encourages its staff to do the same. The award will only make us a better firm, more focused on our clients and more focused on keeping the innovation going.
There’s a huge opportunity for us to build on this win to make sure that Douglas Wemyss Solicitors, although small in size, is not small in scope, we’re a firm that’s boldly breaking new ground whilst never losing sight of what we are and what we do. Whilst other firms may be quaking in their boots at the thought of “Tesco Law” this award shows that we have nothing to be frightened of and can only look to the future with excited anticipation of what’s to come.”
The firm recognises the demand of reaching out to prospective clients and are progressive and unique in their approach as this can be seen in their most recent venture of the opening of Leicester’s first ‘Legal Shop’ which allows anybody to access a qualified solicitor without any fears or doubts. Customers are able to drop in anytime without an appointment and be able to have a FREE consultation with a qualified solicitor on any legal matter they wish to discuss.
Furthermore, the ‘Legal Shop’ is open 7 days a week until late to cater for those who wish to access the services outside of normal working hours. The firm feels that this is one of the reasons for winning firm of the year, as their approach to the law is fresh and forward thinking.
Being a small, competitive firm that they are, it is good to know that their services are continuously improving. Furthermore, the team is forever looking for new ways to diversify and be innovative in ways which provide clients and the community with exceptional quality legal services.
In the next year the firm hopes to expand in terms of more Legal shops and providing an extended service in Personal Injury, Employment and Family Law. This means the public will have access to receiving free advice and initial consultations. The firm also hopes to break traditional barriers when it comes to law and this can be seen by way of the legal shops offering a free consultation for anyone that is in need of help.
Douglas Wemyss Solicitors are a full service progressive law firm with their main office based on Friar Lane in the city centre. They are in touch with the needs of their clients and even offer Mobile Legal Services where a solicitor can visit you in the convenience of your home if you are unable to travel to their offices. All their solicitors are highly experienced and fully qualified and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Douglas Wemyss Solicitors can be found at: http://www.d-
Senior Partner, Sameer Karim can be contacted on (0116) 2999199 or email: sameer.karim@
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Winners of 'Law Firm of the Year 2011' as voted by Leicestershire Law Society. A full service law firm with an excellent reputation for providing an exceptional service at reasonable rates.