The Association of Lifetime Lawyers is the new name for SFE

SFE has made the move to become The Association of Lifetime Lawyers to futureproof the organisation and better reflect the broad range of clients that benefit from its members’ expertise.

Since 1996 the membership organisation has acted as a professional “home’ for UK lawyers who advise older people and those in vulnerable circumstances. Lakshmi Turner, Chief Executive of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers, said:

“This is an exciting new chapter for us. Our members are the most qualified legal professionals in the country supporting older people and those in vulnerable circumstances. Our new name and visual brand will better communicate their work in a more powerful way.

The world has changed a lot since we were founded in 1996, but our mission to ensure that when people are vulnerable, they have access to a legal professional with the skills and experience to help remains the same.”

Lifetime Lawyers, as members will be known, advice on issues like wills, LPAs, care fees and tax planning. Michael Culver, Chair of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers and Managing Director of Culver Law, said:

“When people don’t have access to specialist legal advice, the impact for them and their loved ones can be devastating. We’re committed to protecting people with the support and advice they need when making crucial decisions throughout their lifetime.

Our new name reflects this. It also reflects that we are a close-knit, friendly community of like-minded professionals. We have a shared goal to support each other at every stage of our professional lives and membership offers a lifetime of professional development. Our lawyers will continue to benefit from frequent training delivered by leading industry experts and receive regular guidance and resources on key topics. Members can also take advantage of our active forum for asking questions and sharing ideas with other legal professionals.

If you’re in private-client law and don’t have Lifetime Lawyer accreditation, you’re only half ready to practice. We help our members reach the gold standard in their careers, both in terms of technical knowledge and the right skills to support vulnerable people. Our accreditation shows clients you’re committed and qualified to get the best outcomes for them.”

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