Misty Slopes

Supporting individual clients

Empowering you to move forward

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We’re committed to providing competitive funding solutions to support our clients during their divorce, probate and other types of proceedings.

We offer legal fee loans, which can be used to cover solicitor’s fees, barristers fees and disbursements, whether that’s through court, mediation, arbitration or collaborative law. 

 

We also offer separate facilities to cover living expenses, alleviating the impact on your day-to-day life.

 

Or if you don’t require funding for your legal fees or living expenses, but need to unlock a portion of your settlement early – perhaps to re-house, pay taxes or other expenses – we can also help.

 

Our fast, flexible and simplified lending process is designed to help you access funds as swiftly as possible.

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Our loan process

If you’re considering a loan with us, here’s how our funding process works. Bear in mind, Level is one potential lender, and you should explore other funding options to find the right solution for you.

It may be possible to unlock a proportion of your settlement early to help you move forward with your life. This might be used for renting or buying property, paying urgent bills or simply to maintain a lifestyle. 

It may be possible to unlock a proportion of your settlement early to help you move forward with your life. This might be used for renting or buying property, paying urgent bills or simply to maintain a lifestyle. 

It may be possible to unlock a proportion of your settlement early to help you move forward with your life. This might be used for renting or buying property, paying urgent bills or simply to maintain a lifestyle. 

It may be possible to unlock a proportion of your settlement early to help you move forward with your life. This might be used for renting or buying property, paying urgent bills or simply to maintain a lifestyle. 

It may be possible to unlock a proportion of your settlement early to help you move forward with your life. This might be used for renting or buying property, paying urgent bills or simply to maintain a lifestyle. 

1. Application

To start an application, please contact us and request a form – you can speak to us directly or ask your solicitor or adviser to enquire for you. We'll aim to give you an initial lending decision within 1-2 working days.

2. Advice

To make sure our loan is suitable and you understand your obligation to us, you'll need to take legal advice before we approve your loan. If the loan is secured over property, you'll also need to take separate independent mortgage advice. 

3. Funding

Our loan is a flexible facility. For legal fee funding, each time your solicitor raises an invoice we’ll settle it and pay it directly into their account, subject to your approval. We'll also send an annual statement, and any ad-hoc statements you need.

4. Repayment

The repayment date varies by case, but you can repay the loan at any point during proceedings and we don't charge early repayment penalties. All settlement proceeds will be paid into your solicitor's account and Level is repaid before the balance comes to you.

1. Application

2. Advice

3. Funding

4. Repayment

For more information about our application process, read our guide.

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Support hub

For more information about taking out a loan with us, our loan criteria, costs and repayments, please read our FAQs. If you have any other questions, we’re here to help.

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SPECIALISMS

Family law

Our loans can be used to cover legal fees for family law proceedings, including divorce, separation, child arrangements, Children Act proceedings and ToLATA.

Settlement advance

It may be possible to unlock a proportion of your settlement early to help you move forward with your life. This might be used for renting or buying property, paying urgent bills or simply to maintain a lifestyle. 

Contentious probate

During contentious probate proceedings, our loans can pay for legal fees and living expenses while you reach a resolution regarding a disputed will or estate.

Even if an estate is uncontested, it can still take time before an inheritance is settled. Our loans help beneficiaries and executors alike by providing liquidity in advance to cover taxes or any other expenses.

Inheritance release

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Why Level?

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Streamlined lending process improves cashflow, maximises efficiency and helps your case move forward

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Flexible approach means our loans are tailored on a case-by-case basis, and you can draw down from the loan at any point during your proceedings

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From a judge’s perspective, a loan from us carries more credibility than a ‘soft’ loan from friends or family

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There are no up-front payments. You don’t need to pay us until the final settlement has been paid, and you’ll only pay interest on the amount you use

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In-house legal and financial experience empowers us to make swift lending decisions – you could have an in-principle offer in 1-2 working days

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Our responsive in-house team are here to provide confidence and clarity from start to finish in order to give you total peace of mind

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TESTIMONIALS

"Level is a cut above its competitors, offering an excellent product and demonstrating an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges faced by family-law clients. Level is sensitive to those key issues as well as being highly efficient in the delivery of its service"

Anne Kay

Partner at Vaitilingam Kay Solicitors

"How refreshing to be able to deal with an organisation which is legally savvy, open-minded, unstuffy and user-friendly. With a family lawyer in the team, Level understands the needs of family practitioners and their clients and is willing to help with the minimum of fuss for the maximum benefit to all concerned"

Jeremy Levison

Partner at Levison Meltzer Pigott