Your First Appointment Explained


We know that people usually obtain legal advice when something has gone wrong or they need help addressing a big issue. As a result, your first meeting with your solicitor can seem quite daunting, but it needn’t be.

We’ve taken the time to answer some of the most common questions regarding your initial appointment in the hope we can put your mind at ease and help you to get the most out of the first appointment.

What should I take when I go to see my solicitor?

There are some basic items which we would recommend you always take to a first appointment, regardless of the legal matter you wish to discuss:

  • Identification documents (such as a passport or driving licence and a utility bill)

  • Pen and paper in case you want to make any notes

  • A list of questions that yo