The benefits of choosing a local lawyer

Monday 11th September 2017

The situations in life in which you need a lawyer are inevitably going to be important, consequential, and often time-sensitive. Whether you are writing your will, selling your house, going through changes to your family circumstances, or are a business owner looking for legal advice, you are faced with the choice of whose hands you put your important affairs into. As with any service, there are a range of options available to you, and your choice of lawyer can make all the difference.

We have all felt the feeling of being ‘just’ another number, having to speak to a different person every time we contact a large firm, regardless of what that firm does. Local lawyers value your instruction. Dealing with your local law firm gives you the benefit of not only knowing the name of the person dealing with your matter, but being able to talk to them. At an important time in your life, whether personal or commercial, being able to contact someone who has an in depth, day-to-day understanding of your circumstances is crucial.

Your local lawyer will have a strong knowledge of the locality, and likely will have been there for some time – for good reason. They understand the importance of meeting face to face with you, being easily accessible, and providing a service that will make them recommendable to other members of the local community.

Howard & Over have been a part of your local community for over 100 years, with offices in both Plymouth and Ivybridge. We understand the importance of accessible, personal and affordable service and are always committed to providing it. Please visit to find out more about our lawyers and their specialities.