One of Equity’s longest standing professional relationships has been with law firm Pattinson & Brewer (often referred to as ‘P&B’). P&B have worked to protect Equity members since our founding in 1930, and we are proud to launch a renewed and expanded set of legal services with P&B, which for the first time means Equity will provide a fully ‘cradle to grave’ set of legal services and benefits for members and their families.
The following legal services and benefits are now available to all Equity members:
Personal Injury claims for you and your close family members at no cost to you, whether you win or lose, whether they happen at work or elsewhere.
Road Traffic Accident Claims
Whether you are a driver, passenger or pedestrian – and this service also covers your close family members).
Medical negligence claims for you and your close family, at no cost to you in most cases, also covering your close family members.
Free 'Simple Will'
A free of charge ‘simple will’, as well as advice and significantly reduced costs for more complex arrangements
Substantially discounted rates for property related matters, including conveyancing.
Substantially discounted rates for probate services
Substantially discounted rates for family related matters including divorce and child care issues
Defamation and Criminal Matters
Substantial reductions on other services, including defamation, and criminal matters
Free Legal Advice
Initial free legal advice about any other matter; all members can speak to one of P&B’s lawyers for free (limited to a 30 minute call), and P&B will do all they can to offer a discounted service with any support they offer.
To access these services call our new 24/7 legal line on 0800 808 5510 or contact Pattinson & Brewer via email.
Important: Matters relating to employment, contracts, agents, or other work related issues should be referred to Equity directly through the relevant department or national/regional office, with P&B continuing to be an integral part of providing us with legal support where necessary.