Being your best

THE SIGNET ACCREDITATION LIMITED REGISTERED IN SCOTLAND COMPANY NO SC270595

The WS Society established Signet Accreditation as a means to assess and accredit Scottish solicitors in certain areas of practice.

Aims

  • To incentivise solicitors to be their best.
  • To improve service delivery to consumers of solicitors’ services.
  • To assist consumers to identify solicitors in areas of work.

Principles

  • Legal advice ought to be intelligible, proportionate and cost-effective.
  • Good lawyers combine legal knowledge with practical skills and lifelong learning. 
  • Specialist competency ought to be assessed.

Benefits

For individuals – Enables solicitors to plan career progression, distinguish themselves from peers and demonstrate client focus.  

For firms and organisations – Validates and benchmarks in-house training, motivates personnel, demonstrates high standards, publicises expertise.

For clients – Identifies solicitors independently assessed in areas of work.

Practice areas

  • Commercial Property
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate
  • In house Public Sector
  • In house Private Sector
  • Employment