Solicitors are professional servants who deal with legal matters to provide with a suitable result, while taking the side of the law. The solicitors also conduct courtroom proceedings while fighting cases. Within United Kingdom, there are two terms that can be used to define these legal professionals: "Barrister" or "Solicitor". However, within England, Ireland, and Wales, any one of these two titles can be used by the lawyer. Likewise, the term "advocate" is used to describe the lawyers.
Solicitors in UK are mostly divided into two major sections; those ones who fight the civil cases and those who fight criminal cases.
A question may arise: How to differentiate between civil and criminal cases?
The cases, which involves strong indication of violent behavior like murder, severe violent acts, robberies, burglaries, intentional accidents, mayhems, etc. are termed as criminal cases and requires different procedures to approach.
The cases, which involve land and property settlement related issues, forgeries, filing for compensation claims against negligence acts by some other individual, accidents, etc. are known as civil cases. Dealing with these cases is totally different if compared to criminal cases.
Presently, there is a strong demand for compensation solicitors within the United Kingdom. With cases of medical negligence and road accidents increasing by a considerable rate, these legal professionals are required at large within this part of the world. While looking for these legal professionals, it is recommended to search for those experts who work on "NO WIN NO FEE" policy.
While appointing for Injury solicitors, it is also necessary to verify on his/her service background properly. It is necessary to know about her/his success rates and also the total number of years in this profession. This will bring a clear image of the total work experience the professional possess in this particular work field.
There are plenty of specialized agencies through which the solicitors can be appointed. As most of the agencies work on "No Win No Fee" policy, the chance of facing with financial loss is not present. Once the case gets resolved in favor of the client, then the fee charged. Fees can be charged in two different ways. Either there is a fixed fee to be paid or there is a small percentage from the total compensation amount that is claimed by the legal professionals. However, the fee style varies from one agency to another.