Slater & Gordon Lawyers, formerly Russell Jones & Walker

We’ve acted for the Police Federation and its members for over 60 years. As a benefit of your Federation membership you’ve access to a comprehensive legal service. Our specialist lawyers have expert knowledge of issues facing police officers including:

  • Crime & misconduct allegations
  • Personal injury claims- on or off duty for you or your family
  • Employment law
  • Police pensions
  • Family law- for police federation members or police personnel
  • Wills, trusts and estates
  • Property

If you need advice then you should contact your Federation representative in the first instance who’ll put you in contact with our nearest office.

Slater and Gordon also have a legal helpline available to you and your partner, offering free initial legal advice on personal legal matters. Call 0845 601 1907 to speak to one of our legal experts.

If you’re facing an investigation, whether it relates to criminal or misconduct allegations, we understand it can be professionally and personally distressing. Whatever the allegation you’re facing, and whether you were on or off duty, we can provide you with the legal advice and representation you need to fight your case. Our lawyers are experts in all aspects of criminal law, police conduct matters, inquests and post incident procedures. We recognise the significant additional issues that police officers face when subject to an investigation into their conduct.

In the first instance you should contact your Police Federation representative to request legal assistance for criminal and misconduct matters. Where urgent advice is required out of hours in relation to an arrest or post incident procedure, you can contact a Federation representation 24 hours a day via the duty inspector in the Force Contact Centre.

And if your investigation is mishandled, we can advise on civil remedies such as wrongful arrest.

We’ve been advising police officers about their employment rights for over 60 years and are consistently ranked by the Legal Directories as the leading employment practice servicing staff associations and their members. This gives us unrivalled experience and understanding of the wider issues which affect police officers at work and the Police Federation can, when needed, rely on us to support them in supporting you with any problem at work, with your pension or terms and conditions.

Our award winning lawyers are trained to help you in all aspects of employment law. We work with the Police Federation to ensure you have access to specialist employment lawyers when you need it most. If you need information or advice please contact your JBB secretary in the first instance.

Slater and Gordon police family law

Slater and Gordon are the only nationwide team of family lawyers with unique experience of dealing with complex police divorce cases. No one understands better the unique pressures of police work, and how to protect your rights – especially your pension.

Our family law team have specialist expertise in assisting Police Federation members and police personnel and have undergone an intense training programme ensuring they’re fully equipped to advice on every aspect of police culture, pay, pensions and shift pattern essential to ensure the best results for their clients.

We provide access to some of the country’s best family lawyers and offer Police Federation members and police personnel:

  • A free initial appointment at a time and venue convenient for you
  • Fixed fees where applicable
  • An expert team with over 20 years’ experience of police family law cases
  • A local family law representative for your area
  • Discounted rates

Our family law services include:

  • Police pensions on divorce
  • Divorce
  • Financial disputes upon divorce
  • Disputes concerning children
  • Civil partnership
  • Cohabitation issues & unmarried property disputes
  • Pre & post nuptial agreements
  • Injunctions

If you think we could help, call us on: 0808 175 7710

100% discounted wills for Police Federation members from Slater and Gordon.

Slater and Gordon offer Police Federation members a free web-based facility to make their will online via the Slater and Gordon website: Start your will online

  • A basic, straightforward will you can complete online
  • Simply fill in the online questionnaire, print out your will and have it witnessed
  • RRP: £42.00 (single) or £84.00 (pair)

Easy to use

Creating your will can be done entirely online from the comfort of your own home. Simply:

  1. Choose the will you require from the menu
  2. Click ‘Try before you buy’ to start filling in your will
  3. Answer the questions
  4. Watch your will update automatically
  5. If you decide you wish to purchase, click ‘buy’ and complete the payment process and add discount code DFY999 at the checkout
  6. Once purchased, the obscuring text will be removed

In order to receive your will, you’re required to register on our site and purchase your will using the online shopping system.


Complex wills

If you have complex requirements or would prefer to speak to an advisor, please contact the Slater and Gordon’s wills team on 0845 601 1908.

Complex or offline wills may incur a charge; however discounts are available to Police Federation members. Speak to your wills advisor for more details.

Property service for Police Federation members

Buying or selling your home can be a daunting process, no matter what type of transactions involved. Having a trusted law firm with experienced conveyancing lawyers on your side is invaluable and we'll be happy to help you and explain the process in plain English.

We pride ourselves on making your conveyancing transaction run as smoothly and as stress free as possible. All you need to do is enter your details in our on-line conveyancing calculator or contact one of our team and we’ll provide you with a fixed fee quote for your property transaction.

Our conveyancing lawyers have extensive experience in carrying out property sales and purchases and will look after your best interests to ensure there’s are no hidden problems down the line. You can be reassured that you’re in safe hands.

Get your free no obligation quote in minute via our on-line conveyancing calculator and enter your Police Federation code SWS999 to receive a 10% discount. Alternatively, you can contact us on 0800 884 0014 for a quote.

 Howells Solicitors

Howells Solicitors were praised in the recent Legal 500 publication regarding our work with Police Officers and their family law matters. The publication highlighted Richard’s specialist knowledge when dealing with the Police Pension Scheme.

Legal 500 2018

(The Legal 500 publication provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms, Lawyers, Attorneys, Advocates, Solicitors and Barristers).

Family Law – Cardiff
2nd Tier firm

Howells Solicitors provides a 'highly professional and personable service' across the panoply of family law matters from public/private child law matters through to high-net-worth divorces.

Please click here to view our specialist offers for Police officers and support staff.

Matrimonial Surgery Dates 2021

In order to book an appointment, please contact Kay Bennett at or phone the office on 01656 869900 for further information.

 D W Harris Solicitors

The South Wales Police Federation is proud to be associated with David W Harris & Co Solicitors

David W Harris & Co has a huge amount of experience in representing police officers following personal injury incidents and claiming compensation for the injuries caused. Have you been involved in a POLAC that was not your fault? On or off duty, give David W Harris & Co a call to see if you can claim compensation.

"I have now dealt with D.W.Harris for three separate claims and the service I’ve had has always been outstanding. On two occasions I was rammed by stolen cars and the other was by an uninsured driver.

David W Harris & Co are specialist personal injury lawyers in the South of Wales area.

Accidents can happen in all sorts of places and in many different ways:

  • Accidents at work;
  • Road accidents (for drivers, passengers and pedestrians);
  • Accidents in the street;
  • Accidents at home;
  • Accidents on someone else’s property

David W Harris & Co Solicitors is a local law firm operating out of four offices in South Wales: Pontypridd, Talbot Green, Pencoed and Swansea.

What next?

If you think you have a claim contact one of our specialist personal injury team or just visit our web site at: