19 reviews (5/5) and information for Beckett Solicitors, Canterbury
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Canterbury Innovation Centre, University Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7FG
The breakdown of your marriage, civil partnership or long term relationship is one of the most traumatic events you will ever have to face. How you deal with that breakdown is crucial to your future happiness.
At Beckett Solicitors we aim to make your separation, dissolution or divorce as stress-free as possible. Our role is to protect what is most important to you: your children, your financial assets, standard of living and your relationships with other family members. With that in mind we offer a variety of services and flexible pricing to meet your individual needs.
We are a specialist law firm of family and property law solicitors and mediators in Croydon, Surrey and in Rainham and Sittingbourne in Kent. We advise and mediate in all areas of family law, children, divorce and separation together with specialist advice on the dissolution of civil partnerships. We also advise onproperty law such as disputes between neighbours for example nuisance, party wall act problems, trespass, easement and boundary disputes as well as garden law and commercial tenancies....
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19/10/20 - Reviewed by Gesche Basile
I would like to thank Ms Beckett for her help in solving legal matters for me recently. Her clear explanations and availability at all times to answer my questions were hugely reassuring. I have no reservations about recommending her legal services to others.
19/10/20 - Response by Nadia
Thank you Gesche. It was my pleasure to help you with this.
10/04/20 - Reviewed by Moses
Great service. Honest and straight to the point. Would highly recommend!
20/11/17 - Reviewed by Anonymous
How can you justify charging Â£250 per hour November 2015 then Â£280 per hour in early 2017. Your services did not match this sum of money.
21/11/17 - Response by Nadia
Our charges are reviewed in April each year and are in line with other Solicitorâ€™s charges. They also follow the judicial guidelines for solicitorâ€™s charges. We offer fixed fees where appropriate and regular cost updates. We are not the cheapest but nor are we the most expensive.
22/11/17 - Response by Nadia
Thanks Tom and yes it's well below what many firms in the South East charge. I'm not going to claim it's cheap but solicitors have massive overheads. Our professional indemnity insurance alone can cost over Â£100,000 per annum in premiums.
20/12/17 - Response by PR
Tom, please provide an example of 'City Lawyers' who charge Â£800 per hour?
21/12/17 - Response by Tom
My apologies- I was way out http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-401488/Britains-lawyers-charge-staggering-5-000-hour.html
29/08/17 - Reviewed by Wendy Devonshire
Throughout the handling of my divorce Nadia's advice has been sound and straightforward. She made the process as painless as possible, and was very approachable and highly professional. I would highly recommend Nadia for any areas of her expertise.
09/08/17 - Reviewed by Michael Hart
my case was ( I hope) an extreme. 3+ years bitter dispute. Nadia was clear, genuine and realistic from the out set. Im glad I put my trust in her, because she dilvered on our objectives. Thank you Beckett Solicitors for getting my life back.
05/12/16 - Reviewed by Irina Springate
Nadia Beckett and her team are very professional family law company I came across recently.
I was very happy with my choice from the beginning until the end of first step of making decent contacts with my son.
I don't think anybody else could help me to achieve better outcome of legal proceedings.
Worth every penny!
I would definitely recommend Nadia to anyone who is going through children's matters. Thank you Nadia again for helping me in my difficult situation.
30/06/15 - Reviewed by Mary Britton
I am very happy with the service I have received from Nadia Beckett. She has gone above and beyond, working Christmas eve on my case and late Friday evenings. Nadia is very caring and always wants what is best for her clients. Great communication and support. I would recommend Beckett solicitors. I will definatly be using them again.
23/04/15 - Reviewed by Jovita Tolyz
Nadia Beckett represented me in Children's Act proceedings. She is very calm, professional, very experienced and see things in the bigger picture. She was always able to calm me down by explaining me all possibilities. The communication was always very quick and efficient. The way she managed my case using all her experience to get the most for me was worth the money I have paid. If I ever need a solicitor again I will choose her for sure.
07/05/13 - Reviewed by Elizabeth K
Highly recommend Nadia Beckett who has won a "mission impossible" for me regarding leave to remove to the European Union. The process lasted almost a year. She always kept my belief at the same time reminding to reality.
Elizabeth - 07 May 2013
17/04/13 - Reviewed by Elaine
Nadia was the mediator in an argument with my ex over my daughter. She was great. Very understanding but firm with both of us and we got things sorted in the end. Have recommended her to a friend.
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21/06/12 - Reviewed by Richards
When we first met Nadia we found her very professional and friendly and on leaving felt happy and confident that she was going to help us.
Nadia was very knowledgable on which road to take to resolve our problems. We would recommend her and feel that she achieved the best result possible for us.
07/03/12 - Reviewed by Judith Brown
I had a one off meeting and the solicitor was really nice. She was helpful and informative. It's a shame they dont have legal aid. It costme £100 for one hour and it was worth it.
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07/03/12 - Reviewed by Zara King
I was made tro feel very comfortable and at ease. Nothing was too much trpuble. We got a good result and although the costs werent cheap I felt I got value for money
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20/02/12 - Reviewed by Rafik Maladwala
We had a difficult case to defend. However, under the circumstances, Nadia Beckett negotiated our liability to the minimum.
We are happy with the services and the end result and would definately recommend others to use Beckett Solicitors services
20/02/12 - Reviewed by Lara White
Helped me in my hours of need. Very understanding, considerate and we got the result we needed.
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19/02/12 - Reviewed by Jim Dick
I have used the services of Beckett Solicitors on three occasions and have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone who is considering instructing them. I initially retained Mrs Beckett's services when going through divorce proceedings. Her thorough knowledge of matrimonial law together with a refreshingly pragmatic personal approach ensured that I was able to reach a prompt and fair settlement with my ex wife. Since then she has provided me with effective guidance on two issues - firstly in negotiating the termination of a contract of employment and most recently in successfully resolving a contractual dispute. On each occasion I have received excellent professional advice and a personal attention to detail that was most appreciated.
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19/02/12 - Reviewed by Bernadett
At my initial visit I found Mrs Beckett to be non judgemental and she put me at ease. Throughout my case Mrs Beckett was supportive and went that extra mile. Without her strength and support I would have given up. I appreciate her dedication to my case and her sensitive and respectful manner in dealing with me. I would recommend Becketts Solicitors
07/04/11 - Reviewed by Stephen Weaver of â€œChives Cateringâ€ Canterbury
I cannot recommend Beckett solicitors highly enough. Always fast efficient and reliable and make great tea.
09/08/09 - Reviewed by Giuliana Panico
I have recommended Mrs Beckett to friends and family for the excellent service. My personal experience was extremely positive. Mrs Beckett successfully looked after my case. Her level of professionalism and efficiency made me feel confident and protected. I still consult with Ms Beckett for any legal matters and she is happy to provide her valuable advise, all with a smile.
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