AI Magazine Issue 11 2018

20 Acquisition International - Issue 11 2018 Parfitt Cresswell provide specialist legal advice with a first class client service. Recently, we caught up with Teresa Payne, senior partner and owner of Parfitt Cresswell who provided us with a detailed insight into the success of the award-winning firm. ince their inception, Parfitt Cresswell have specialised in making legal services assessable to individuals providing them with excellent quality legal services. The firm pride themselves in delivering a holistic approach to their clients ensuring their legal and emotional needs are met. Parfitt Cresswell offers clients and potential clients the information they need to make informed decisions about the issue they are experiencing before they instruct the firm. Currently, they have two books published which have both been written by Teresa Payne - ‘The Good Divorce Guide - facing reality when your world is upside down’ and ‘The Later Living Guide’ - available in paperback and Kindle. Aiming to provide clients with a professional, personal, and cost effective solution for all of their legal advice needs, Teresa begins by explaining the areas which Parfitt Cresswell specialises in and the clients that they serve. “Here at Parfitt Creswell, we specialise in wills and estate planning, trusts, deputyships and court of protection along with later living planning. In addition to this, the firm also focuses on family law (separation, divorce, financial settlements, cohabitation agreements) and property law – such as residential conveyancing and commercial property. “All of our clients are individuals who come to us as they are often dealing with a difficult or stressful time in their life. Even thinking about a will or a lasting power of attorney can be a stressful time for many, as it involves considering a situation such as loss of capacity or death. We approach all our clients with empathy, ensuring that we provide them with a professional and a cost effective solution as possible to their matter. Also, we are committed to providing clear and practical advice with an efficient and courteous service.” Contact Name: Teresa Payne Company: Parfitt Cresswell Address: 17/21 Victoria Street, Windsor, SL4 1HE, United Kingdom Telephone: 01753 271 640 Email: Website: Providing a Cost Effective Solution S Oct18536 When discussing the internal culture at Parfitt Creswell, Teresa is keen to highlight the role the team play in the success of the firm. “Our staff are key to our success and all are members of our Business Academy which helps them reach their full potential, and therefore our business reaches its full potential. We recruit for attitude - technical ability is not enough. Our staff are highly trained and hold additional qualifications in their area of excellence ensuring our clients receive the best legal advice.” Looking ahead to what the future holds, the team at Parfitt Cresswell hope to continue building on their remarkable success especially following their recent win as the Most Outstanding for Private Client Law 2018 – UK in Acquisition Intl.’s 2018 Global Excellence Awards. Teresa signs off by revealing the exciting plans which lie in the pipeline for Parfitt Cresswell. “Over the past 10 years, we have grown Parfitt Cresswell from a one office practice with a handful of staff to a law firm with eight offices across the Thames Valley, London and South East England with over 90 staff. Our purpose is to add value and provide good quality legal services to as many people as we can and that drives us, our staff and our growth. 2019 will see further expansion and our desire to continue our vision of making a difference to legal service users one client at a time.” “Our staff are highly trained and hold additional qualifications in their area of excellence ensuring our clients receive the best legal advice.”