About Hutchinson Legal & Associates
We’re based in Bristol but have clients across the UK, Europe and Worldwide.
We are compliant with the Institute of Professional Willwriters Code of Practice which has been approved by Trading Standards Institute which is an honour bestowed on very few Codes of Practice. We are also members of the Institute of Paralegals and the New York City Paralegal Association.
The firm is not regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and none of our face to face advisers are practising solicitors. However the firm holds £2 million Professional Indemnity Insurance, £5 million Public Liability Insurance and undertakes continuing professional development.
Hutchinson Legal & Associates is an official representative for the Royal National Institute for the Blind and Remember a Charity.
We are also an Affiliate Member of SOLLA – The Society of Later Life Advisers – in recognition of our specialist work with dealing with estate planning for older clients
Dr Paul Hutchinson
He worked for Legal Budgets Ltd, the RAC Personal Injury Practice and Lyons Davidson Solicitors before branching out on his own in 2004. Paul formed Hutchinson Legal & Associates based on a genuine desire to make a positive difference to clients. His mission is to give clear and precise legal advice and peace of mind to clients without the fear of spiralling costs and an impersonal service.
Paul is a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Willwriters, a fully Licensed Paralegal and a Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals. He sat on the panel of experts for the Legal Services Board, moderating Wills as part of the investigation into the regulation of Wills and estate administration. Paul is also an Affiliate member of STEP – The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners whose members are widely regarded as the most qualified specialists in Wills and trusts.
He contributed frequently to Moneywise magazine, answering readers’ questions on a variety of topics. Paul also prepares a monthly article for the Institute of Professional Willwriters’ magazine and is a regular speaker/trainer at professional development conferences and seminars.
A fluent French speaker and writer, Paul also has a working knowledge of German and Italian. Among his extensive portfolio he enjoys advising a large number of international clients.
Contact Hutchinson Legal & Associates Limited on 01454 300 600 to discuss your concerns in confidence and appoint today who you would like to help you should you lose capacity tomorrow.