Regulatory Information

  • Cromwells is the trading name of Cromwells Law Limited which is registered in England and Wales (Company Registration number 06891115) with its registered office at Solar House, 282 Chase Road, London N14 6NZ.  Its principal place of business is at Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BD.

  • UK VAT Number: 973625393.

  • Cromwells is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) of England and Wales and registered as a Recognised Body with registration number 512176.  The SRA’s regulations can be found in its Code of Conduct available on its website at www.sra.org.uk.

  • We use the word “partner”, on this website and generally, to refer to a shareowner or director of the corporate body or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications.  Confirmation as to the shareowner / director status of a partner practising through the corporate body can be provided on request.

  • Cromwells is covered by the firm’s compulsory professional indemnity insurance cover in accordance with the requirements of the solicitors’ indemnity insurance.

  • Cromwells is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but we are able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because we are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services we have been engaged to provide.  Nothing we say or do should be construed as an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activities, nor as advice on the investment merits of acquiring or disposing of particular investments.

  • Cromwells is committed to providing its clients with commercially focused legal advice of the highest quality.  Any client who is unhappy about the advice and assistance that it receives from the firm, including any concerns about a bill, is entitled to complain.  Any client who is not satisfied with the firm’s handling of a complaint may be entitled to ask the Legal Ombudsman of England and Wales to consider the complaint.  A complaint to the Legal Ombudsman must normally be made within six months of the date of the conclusion of the firm’s complaints procedure.  Details on how to contact the Legal Ombudsman and further information on the procedures involved can be found at www.legalombudsman.org.uk.  A client may also be entitled to apply for an assessment of a bill sent by the firm under Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974.  Please note that the Legal Ombudsman may not consider a complaint about a bill if a client has applied to the court for assessment of that bill.