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The Law Society Accredited - Children LawLexcel Legal Practice Quality MarkThe Law Society Accredited - Conveyancing Quality

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1 Marco Polo House, Cook Way, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6BJ

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3.0 stars average for Slee Blackwell Solicitors LLP from 6 reviews

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Legal services at this branch

  • Commercial litigation
  • Contract
  • Family - divorce and separation
  • Family - general
  • Family - marriage and civil partnerships
  • Landlord and tenant - commercial
  • Landlord and tenant - residential
  • Litigation - general
  • Personal injury
  • Personal injury - RTA
  • Private client - Probate
  • Private client - Wills
  • Professional negligence


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Slee Blackwell Solicitors LLP

Family

1 stars

01/08/19 - Reviewed by Anonymous

Was called by a misinformed, abusive narcissist from their Barnstaple office, and ranted at, if you have been seriously abused in your marriage then this is not the place to go and probably not for anything else either.

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Conveyancing/property

1 stars

14/06/18 - Reviewed by Anonymous

Useless trying to buy a house through them ha ha what a joke, they delayed it by weeks and weeks and cost me more money, made the sellers jump through hoops for no reason. Don’t use !

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General Legal advice

1 stars

26/08/14 - Reviewed by Anonymous

My case was funded by my insurance company, it was also controlled by them unfortunately. This was an extremely bad experience for myself. For 3 years I was given the run a round, only to be told a week before the case legally expired, that I was better off going down the small claims route. Very bad communication, attitude, and practice. So in all, I was better off going at it alone. I made a complaint to the LO and was awarded £100 in compensation. What a waste of time! Please think twice before using their so called services.

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02/09/14 - Response by Anonymous

As this is an anonymous review we cannot comment on the specifics of the case, but where a claim is funded by an insurance company it is the insurer who controls the purse strings; not the client and certainly not us. Understandably, the insurer will not continue to fund a case where reasonable prospects of success do not exist. The insurer will be guided by the barrister's assessment. If the barrister is not convinced that the evidence supporting the client's case is sufficient to justify further funding then we will be unable to take the case any further. We appreciate that clients can be disappointed by a negative assessment and we always exhaust all potential options before this position is reached. However, it is a fact that some people's cases are just not as strong or as valuable as they think they are. We always try to gather sufficient evidence to convince a court of the merits of a claim and will leave no stone unturned, but sadly this isn't always possible. It sounds as though this was one of those cases where, despite our best efforts, the client's case was just not strong enough and had to be discontinued. It is regrettable and perhaps understandable that some people's instinct is to blame the lawyer, but it's really a case of 'shooting the messenger'.

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20/03/18 - Response by John

I totally agree, they never answer the phone or seem to check there messages or reply to emails, but they still seem to be able to run up a huge bill. A total waste of my time and money, avoid!

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18/09/19 - Response by Anonymous

Interesting reading. I am 2 years into a small claim following an accident at work and as yet looks like nowhere the end. In 23 months, their costs are currently at around £1600. Their lowest charge out is £200 per hour. This equates to around 8 hours working on my claim, 1 hour every 3 months!! This, I think, demonstrates Slee Blackwell's diligence and commitment to their clients.

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General Legal advice

5 stars

27/04/11 - Reviewed by Stuart and Moira Robinson

We were, initially, slightly concerned about using a firm that was not local to our home in Nottingham but our concerns were foundless. Everything was dealt with great professionalism and promptness

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General Legal advice

5 stars

27/04/11 - Reviewed by Daphne Ruth Fewings

I have always been delighted with the service provided by Slee Blackwell. Andrew Burke, Louise Langabeer and Toni Sinclair have all acted for me brilliantly. Thank you.

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General Legal advice

5 stars

27/04/11 - Reviewed by Stephen Crawley

From first enquiry to completion, Louise provided an efficient service with speedy responses and without any need for us to chase developments. I had feared the worst having heard stories from friends of other solicitors but would have no hesitation in recommending you and using you again

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