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:
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.
The PF Claimline is one of the benefits you receive as part of your Police Federation membership. If you’re injured on or off duty, you can start your claim for personal injury through the PF Claimline. Your family is also covered if they suffer an injury, even if it’s in a separate incident.
A team of specialist personal injury lawyers are dedicated to recovering damages for you and your family and whether you win or lose your claim you’ll not be charged and you keep 100% of any compensation won.
We’ve specialists who have expert knowledge of the unique losses that can affect police officers and ensure that these are recovered as part of your compensation award. Claimline’s personal injury lawyers are specialists in all types of accidents, and police incidents including:
To start a claim call 0800 9171 999 or visit our site at www.pfclaimline.co.uk.
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 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:
Our family law services include:
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
Easy to use
Creating your will can be done entirely online from the comfort of your own home. Simply:
In order to receive your will, you’re required to register on our site and purchase your will using the online shopping system.
FORCE DISCOUNT CODE: SWS999
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.
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 and particularly Richard Scott 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. Team head Richard Scott has a particular niche advising police officers on their divorces and has developed true insight into the peculiarities and complexities inherent in police pensions. A good deal of Scott's work in this respect comes from instructions derived from the firm's position on the South Wales and Gwent police federations' approved panel. In addition to his police force work, Scott also handles a wide spectrum of family law matters including cases relating to complicated financial proceedings involving foreign assets, children cases and prenuptial agreements.
Please click here to view our specialist offers for Police officers and support staff.
In order to book an appointment, please contact Kay Bennett at KBennett@swpf.polfed.org or phone the office on 01656 869900 for further information.
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:
David W Harris & Co Solicitors is a local law firm operating out of four offices in South Wales: Pontypridd, Talbot Green, Pencoed and Swansea.