Regulations

Kingston Smith LLP

Provision Of Services Regulations 2009

The firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Details of our licence to provide legal services can be found on the register of licensed bodies maintained by the SRA which can be searched on the SRA website at http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/firm-based-authorisation/abs/abs-search.page. The SRA’s policy concerning the regulation of multi-disciplinary practices can be found at www.sra.org.uk/sra/policy/policies/multi-disciplinary-practices-sept-2014.page and further details in relation to the SRA and the SRA Code of Conduct can be found on the SRA’s website at www.sra.org.uk.

The SRA only regulates certain legal services provided by the firm and, where we provide services which are regulated by the SRA, we will inform clients in writing, identifying the specific services which are subject to SRA regulation.

Legal form: A limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales

Service: Chartered Accountants

Registered office and postal address: Devonshire House, 60 Goswell Road, London EC1M 7AD

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7566 4000

Fax: +44 (0)20 7566 4010

Public registers: Details about the limited liability partnership’s registration can be viewed at www.companieshouse.gov.uk under reference number OC317343. Details of our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk for the UK and www.cro.ie/auditors for Ireland, under reference number C001377206.

Consumer credit licence: Our consumer credit licence is provided via the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. The relevant licence number is G900009. The consumer credit register can be found at http://www2.crw.gov.uk/pr/.

Authorisation scheme: Kingston Smith LLP is an ICAEW member firm and a firm of Chartered Accountants. It is also registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Professional rules and code of conduct can be accessed on their website.

VAT number: 243 6397 49

General terms and conditions: A letter of engagement detailing our terms and conditions will be provided at the commencement of any engagement to which they apply.

Applicable law: Unless otherwise agreed, English law, with the English Courts having exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any claim, dispute or difference concerning the service and any matter arising from it.

Insurance: Our professional indemnity insurer is Markel Insurance Company Ltd, The Markel Building, 49 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 2EA. The territorial coverage is worldwide.

Complaints: If we do not deal with your complaint within the timescales set out in our complaints policy, or you are unhappy with our response you may be entitled to take the matter up with Legal Ombudsman. To the extent within its jurisdiction, complaints to the Legal Ombudsman should be made within six years of the act or omission complained of or within three years from when you should reasonably have known there was a cause for complaint and in either case within six months of the date of our written response to your complaint to us. The address and contact details for the Legal Ombudsman are:

Address: Legal Ombudsman, PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ,  Email: enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk or Telephone: 0300 555 0333.

If you have a complaint about our bill and it relates to legal services provided by us, you may also be able to apply to the court for an assessment of the bill under Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974.