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Accreditations & Partnerships

At Pinney Talfourd we collaboratively work with various organisations to help give back to the community. Whether that be charities, schools, care homes, governing bodies, local authorities, other businesses and more. Below is a range of organisations we are pleased to be associated with and are either members of or accredited to.


Formed in 2007, the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) promotes best practice by vetting individual barristers and law firms and other organisations to ensure they have the requisite expertise in leasehold enfranchisement.

Membership of ALEP acts as a badge of assurance so that leaseholder and freeholder clients can be confident that they are employing professionals with the right level of expertise in handling potentially complex transactions.
Pinney Talfourd is pleased to be a member of ALEP.


The Brentwood Business Awards are open to individuals, companies and organisations of all sizes and sectors as long as they are based in, or doing business in, the Borough of Brentwood.

Each year, Pinney Talfourd commits to being the Headline Sponsor of these awards which are growing year on year. We also judge the overall winner taking time interviewing each category finalist in person.


The Brentwood Chamber of Commerce is a membership organisation dedicated to ‘Building Better Business’ in and around the Brentwood area. The chamber run a series of networking events and Pinney Talfourd is pleased to be a member.


The Brentwood Rotary Club promotes friendliness and good fellowship, both for fun and banter, but with a greater cause in mind – helping those less fortunate. Pinney Talfourd is delighted to be a corporate sponsor of the Brentwood Rotary Club.


Essex Pride is an annual celebration of LGBT+ life in Essex and beyond. Established since 2003 as a cornerstone event showcasing Essex’s successful approach to diversity and inclusion, Essex Pride is an event for the whole community to enjoy and is more than just a big party. Pride inspires everyone to embrace equality and demonstrates that people from all walks of life can join together to celebrate diversity.

Pinney Talfourd is delighted to be a stall holder at Essex Pride.

H.A.D. Havering Association for People with Disabilities

Havering Association for People with Disabilities provides a broad range of services and activities for people with physical and sensory additional needs in the London Borough of Havering. This is with the objective of improving their quality of life. Promoting independence, H.A.D.’s aim is to meet physical, emotional, and recreational needs.
Pinney Talfourd is delighted to support H.A.D. through several initiatives including nominating the organisation as our charity of the year raising over £12,000. We also provide free talks and seminars coverings wills, trusts and probate.


The Havering Chamber of Commerce has a mission to promote a positive, balanced, vital economy and preserve those unique qualities that are good for business to make Havering a special place to live and work. Pinney Talfourd is delighted to be a member of the Havering Chamber of Commerce.


The Havering Over 50’s Forum is a non-political organisation which offers a platform where the over 50’s can find information and raises issues which are of a concern to them. Each month The Havering Over 50’s Forum have a selection of speakers and Pinney Talfourd is delighted to be a sponsor and a speaker at these events.


For many years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the globe, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions.

We are delighted to be ranked in various categories including:

Tier 1 – Family
Tier 2 – Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 – Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 – Employment
Tier 2 – Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
Tier 3 – Debt Recovery
Tier 3 – Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate Essex
Tier 3 – Commercial Property Essex
Tier 4 – Contentious Trusts and Probate
Tier 4 – Property Litigation


Lexcel is the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark for client care, compliance and practice management. It sets the standard for:

  • Client care
  • Risk management
  • People management
  • Structure and strategy
  • Financial management
  • Information management
  • File and case management

Pinney Talfourd is pleased to be Lexcel accredited.


Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch (QTH) is the producing theatre serving Outer East London & South Essex, with a catchment area of 1 million+ people. As a community hub, over 220,000 people enjoy the programme each year, including the best in home grown theatre, visiting live entertainment and inspiring community projects.

Pinney Talfourd is delighted to be a corporate sponsor of the theatre where we organise a free annual charity Christmas concert for the community to enjoy. Any proceeds donated on the day or through advertising within the show guide are split between our charity of the year and the Queen’s Theatre Charitable Trust.


Resolution is a community of family justice professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way. Resolution members come from many professional backgrounds, including solicitors, legal executives, barristers, financial planners and family mediators. Membership also includes students, trainees, judges, academics and others committed to a constructive approach to family issues. The family lawyers at Pinney Talfourd are pleased to be members of Resolution.


Saint Francis Hospice specialises in providing care for any person, from any faith or cultural background, who have been diagnosed with a serious illness who are living in Havering, Brentwood, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge or West Essex. Saint Francis Hospice offers experienced, compassionate advice and support.

Pinney Talfourd has had the privilege to work with the hospice on a number of initiatives including providing free will seminars, staff support and training, nominating the charity as our charity of the year and providing a free helpline to our private client partner, Matthew Edwards.


The SRA is the regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales and regulate more than 200,000 solicitors in England and Wales.

Their purpose is to protect the public

  • by ensuring that solicitors meet high standards, and
  • by acting when risks are identified.


Many of our private client team and proud to be STEP accredited. STEP is a global professional body, comprising lawyers, accountants, trustees and other practitioners that help families plan for their futures.


The Association of Lifetime Lawyers was founded in 1996 to make sure that when people are vulnerable, they have access to a legal professional with the skills and experience to help.

Today, they are a national organisation with over 1,500 members from across the UK and a separate group in the Republic of Ireland. Many of the Pinney Talfourd private client team are Accredited Lifetime Lawyers – one of the most qualified lawyers in the country supporting vulnerable and older people.

U3A Group

The u3a is a thriving mutual self-help educational, creative and leisure activity movement for people no longer in full time employment. There are no obstacles to joining, no qualifications are needed, and no exams are held.
They were formed in Upminster in October 2016 and with the enthusiastic support of the people of Upminster, have grown rapidly to the point where they have over 500 members and some 50+ interest groups.
Pinney Talfourd is delighted to be working with u3a where we have currently provided free wills and LPA seminars to the group.

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