Status as a Limited Liability Partnership
Cozens-Hardy LLP is a limited liability partnership with registered number OC325430 formed and operated in accordance with the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000. The registered office is at Castle Chambers Opie Street Norwich NR1 3DP. Our VAT number is 104 6481 90.
Where we refer to a 'Partner' or 'Principal' it is referring to a person who is a member of Cozens-Hardy LLP and shall not be construed as indicating that the members of Cozens-Hardy LLP are carrying on business in partnership within the meaning of the Partnership Act 1890. A full list of the members of Cozens-Hardy LLP all of whom are solicitors is available for inspection at the registered office.
As a client you will enter into a contract with Cozens-Hardy LLP to carry out legal work on your behalf. As a limited liability partnership Cozens-Hardy LLP is a separate legal entity and its members and employees are not personally liable for the work they do for you and the advice they provide. Legal work is done and advice provided to you only on behalf of Cozens-Hardy LLP, which has in force professional negligence insurance in respect of risks and claims arising from that work and advice. That insurance is worldwide in scope and is provided by QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited who can be contacted at Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 3BD.
Cozens-Hardy LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority whose rules can be accessed at the following link:
Complaints : Legal Ombudsman
If you are not satisfied with our handling of your complaint and you are an individual or small business then you can ask the Legal Ombudsman at PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ, (or email firstname.lastname@example.org) to consider the complaint. Their telephone number is 0300 555 0333. Normally you will need to bring a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman within 6 months of receiving a final written response from us about your complaint.
Insurance mediation services
Cozens-Hardy LLP is not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. However we are included on the Financial Services Register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of general insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority. The Financial Services Register can be accessed via the Financial Conduct Authority website at www.fca.org.uk/Pages/register (EPF Search).
SRA Workforce Diversity Data
The SRA requires all firms to collect, report and publish workforce diversity data. Our summary of the 2017 diversity data collection can be viewed here.
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Other Useful Websites
Community Legal Service Direct www.clsdirect.org.uk
The Law Society www.lawsoc.org.uk
Norwich Citizens Advice Bureau www.ncab.org.uk