0191 437 3000

Slater & Gordon

Legal support for Police Federation members from Slater and Gordon

At Slater and Gordon, we provide a suite of tailored legal services to officers both on and off-duty. We're specialists in Police Federation legal advice and understand the intricacies of police work. So, whenever you need us, we're ready to help.

Our lawyers have been supporting Police Federation members for over 60 years

Our experience working with the police community is exceptional, with our lawyers having supported Police Federation members for more than six decades.

This level of experience provides us with a comprehensive understanding of the many challenges police officers face in their admirable work, and in turn how best to support. We're ready to help, whenever you need us, so that you can focus on the important job at hand.

How we can support you
Our lawyers will have an initial discussion with you to ensure they understand your situation fully, enabling them to provide the very best advice possible.

They'll then talk you through your options, avoiding unnecessary jargon and clearly outlining the steps ahead.

We can help with:

Need assistance?

If you need legal advice or support, simply contact your Police Federation representative in the first instance who'll put you in contact with our team of experts, or you can call us directly on 0845 601 1907.

Our lawyers can support you face-to-face at one of our local offices, via phone, email, or video call- whatever's easiest for you.

Personal injury service for Police Federation members

You're covered for all injuries and accidents, both on and off duty, excluding road traffic accidents. Cover also extends to members of your family injured in the same or separate incidents.

Our expert personal injury lawyers have extensive knowledge of the unique losses that can affect police officers injured in the line of duty, and we work to recover these as part of your compensation.

We're experienced in helping officers in all areas of personal injury, either on or off duty, and with us, your claim won't cost you or the Police Federation anything - even if the claim is unsuccessful - as we take all the risk. If your claim is successful, you'll retain 100% of your damages.

Contact your local branch board in the first instance for more information.

Employment law for Police Federation members

We're committed to protecting police officers' rights at work, and we advise Police Federation members on all relevant areas of employment.

This highly specialist area not only requires extensive technical legal knowledge, but also an in-depth understanding of police work and the wider issues that affect police officers at work. Our long history working with the Police Federation gives us the experience and understanding needed to best support you.

Our specially trained employment lawyers are on hand to help and provide practical advice on all employment issues, including:

  • All aspects of Police Regulations
  • Discrimination and equality issues
  • Pension disputes
  • Working time issues
  • Whistleblowing
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Medical retirement
  • Attendance and performance

Contact your local brand board in the first instance for more information.

Getting a divorce is never easy, especially on top of the pressure of police work. At Slater and Gordon, we offer Police Federation members a free initial consultation, a competitively priced fixed-fee divorce package and discounted hourly rates. We'll be with you every step of the way, so you can focus on your job and let us deal with everything else.

Our nationwide team of family lawyers have unique experience of dealing with complex police divorce cases. All our family specialists have undertaken an intense training programme to ensure they're fully equipped to advise on every aspect of police culture, pay, pensions and shift pattern. No one understands better the unique pressures of police work and how to protect your rights - especially your pension.

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 convenient to you, outside of office hours where required
  • A reduced fixed-fee petitioner divorce of £420 (inc. VAT) plus court fee
  • An expert team with over 10 years' experience of police family law
  • A local family law representative for your area
  • Discounted rates

If you think we could help, call us for a free family consultation on 0808 175 7710.

Will, trusts and estates for Police Federation members

We currently offer Police Federation members free wills via our new partner provider 'Legal for Life': www.legalforlife.co.uk. You will be able to create an account using this platform. Just follow the instructions to register for a new account and please use the Northumbria force registration code NOR999. The website's 'contact us' section gives the direct telephone and email contact for customer services, for any technical/IT queries.

Once you have selected a will product, the 'Legal for Life' online workflow will take you through the document creation. We can't advise on the content of the will, but there is a detailed Law Guide on the 'Legal for Life' website to assist you. Once the will is complete, the workflow will allow you to download it for printing and signature at home, and give you instructions on this. You should then store it safely at home. Please note the Will is not valid until it is printed and validly signed.

If at any stage you feel that the 'Legal for Life' online service isn't right for you, then our specialist Wills team here at S&G offer Federation members 20% off our lawyers' will drafting services. Should you wish to find out more about this, please contact willsandprobate@slatergordon.co.uk and one of our team will get in touch.

Property service for Police Federation members

Slater and Gordon offer a complete range of property and conveyancing law advice and services. We deal with all aspects of residential and leasehold conveyancing, including re-mortgaging and transfers of equity.

Conveyancing doesn't have to be complicated. We guide you through the process and keep you updated every step of the way.

At each step, we work to protect your best interests, and we'll make sure you receive fast, effective advice to enable your transaction to run as smoothly and as stress-free as possible.

Whether you're a first-time buyer, up-sizing, downsizing, buying or selling, we can help.

Our services include:

  • Sales and purchases of house and flats
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfers of equity
  • Shared ownership, including staircasing transactions
  • Off-plan purchases
  • Tenancies

We offer Police Federation members 10% discount off our conveyancing fees. Our property specialists operate across the country and can offer immediate and accessible representation anywhere in the UK.

Get a free, no obligation quote in minutes with our online conveyancing calculator and apply your Police Federation discount code: NOR999 to receive 10% off.

11-14 Apex Business Village | Annitsford | Cramlington | Northumberland | NE23 7BF
Tel: 0191 437 3000 | Fax: 0191 250 2961 | e: info@norpolfed.org.uk