Regulations

Regulations

We subscribe and abide by a number of laws, regulations and legislation for your protection confidentiality, and security.

These include:

Solicitors Regulation Authority our regulator

Legal Ombudsman for security

The Data Protection Act 1998 for confidentiality

Law all our agreements are in accordance with the laws of England and Wales

Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

The SRA is the independent regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales. Their purpose is to protect the public:

by ensuring that solicitors meet high standards, and

by acting when risks are identified.

The SRA aim to give the public full confidence in the solicitors’ profession by setting the standards for qualifying as a solicitor, requirements for continuing professional development and provide rules of professional conduct, to make sure that the interests of clients are protected. In addition, we ensure that our solicitors have expertise in Estate Planning and hold qualifications from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

Legal Ombudsman

In the unlikely event that you have a complaint about the service you have received which cannot be dealt with under our internal complaints procedure, then a further layer of redress is available through the Legal Ombudsman. The Legal Ombudsman is an independent and impartial scheme set up to help resolve legal service disputes. Their service is free.

The Data Protection Act 1998

The personal information you provide will assist your adviser in offering you the best estate planning advice. The personal data you provide will be used and stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Law

All of our services provided are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. In relation to any dispute, for your protection you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.