Legal and regulatory

Hierons LLP authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA no. 563070, partners: Richard Hierons, James Broadhurst and Mark Douglas, solicitors of England and Wales. The term partner means a member of Hierons LLP. Hierons is a trading name of Hierons LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with number OC 367004 and with its registered office at 2 Chester Row London SW1W 9JH. If you have any queries please email us at or call us on +44 (0)20 3328 ­4510.

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Complaints policy

We are committed to providing a high-quality legal service to all our clients. A copy of our complaints procedure is available on request. Any complaint should initially be raised with the partner responsible for the relevant matter or, if you prefer, with Richard Hierons. If you are not satisfied with the Firm's handling of your complaint, you may be entitled to ask the Legal Ombudsman to consider the complaint. You will normally need to contact the Legal Ombudsman within six months of our final response to your complaint. You may also be entitled to apply for an assessment of a bill sent by the Firm under Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974. If you apply for an assessment, the Legal Ombudsman may not deal with your complaint. If you have concerns about dishonesty, discrimination or other serious misconduct, you may raise those concerns with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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