RJ Legal Services LEGAL CONSULTANTS

To contact us in office hours phone 01252 625284 or email us at robert@rjlawco.com

We look forward to being of service to you. We are not solicitors.






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Expertise through experience


  RJ LEGAL SERVICES experienced consultant lawyer has been providing personal specialist legal advice for many years.
  
We specialise in numerous fields of law, prioritising a quality and professional service.

 Overview: what our law firm offers

 •many years of experience in different legal areas
 •straightforward advice and assistance from a specialist consultant
 •friendly, practical advice

Our specialisations

Family law

From child custody, substantial finance and property issues to divorce proceedings: we readily able to  advise you in all family law matters

We are experienced in the sensitivity required in this legal area and work to ensure a reasonable, fair outcome in your best interests    

Wills and probate

Our specialist team have years of experience in drafting wills and managing estates

We can also advise and assist you in the following areas 

• property litigation
•commerical and residential property
•business law
•loans and consumer credit law
• employment law 
We are experienced in the particular needs of elderly clients, and in providing sensitive advice to families MEETINGS in suitable cases can be arranged at your home, your offices or elsewhere within a reasonable distance

 NOTE Emergency or out of normal hours meetings and attendances will attract an additional charge

IMPORTANT NOTICE - WE ARE NOT  SOLICITORS 

WHAT WE DO NOT DO :-

1. Normally any communication with a third-party
2. Acting as your representative by filing documents or conducting your litigation
3. Attending court hearings for you. This can be arranged but we will need to enter into a separate agreement with you about this. Alternatively we have good established business relationships with experienced barristers/counsel and where appropriate you may be able to instruct them on the direct public access basis but you would need to enter into a separate agreement with the barrister about this stop you will be liable directly for their fees which normally have to be paid in advance.

4. Keeping your papers
5. Advising you on the telephone or by email or letter unless specifically agreed
6. A full contract/agreement which guarantees that we will advise you from the beginning to the end of your case.

Please note there is a duty to the court as well as to you. If we become aware that you have misled or intend to mislead the court in any way we will advise you to bring this to the attention of the court. If you do not do so we will not be able to continue to advise you. However, your dealings with us are confidential so we will not provide any information about you to the court or any other party without your permission unless we are compelled to do so by a court order or other applicable legislation.


Mr Robert Cook

Consultant Lawyer 

Areas of specialisation:
 •litigation advice and Mediation advice/assistance
 •business law partnership disputes/ agreements
 •Elderly clients issues
 •wills estates Powers of Attorney Court of Protection
 •family law
 •commercial and residential property
 •boundary disputes
 •employment law
 •consumer loans supply of goods
  
Career history:
 
1970 – 1979
 
Law College studies followed by professional qualification
  
1979
 Qualification

 1979

Joined law firm Shepleys Walton -on-Thames and Weybridge  then partner at Surrey law firm McCarthy Robertson

1989 Joined David Pinto Solicitors Fleet Senior Associate dealing with both property matters family law and general litigation

1993 founded own firm Robert Cook and Co subsequently becoming  CooksLaw.com in Fleet Hampshire until 2010 became consultant with Neale Turk LLP when they took over the firm 

 2011 Retired from General Practice  no longer practising as a solicitor

 2012  Opened  RJ LEGAL SERVICES - LEGAL CONSULTANTS and continuing