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Regulatory Information

The following information is provided in accordance with the Provision of Services Regulations 2009. You can also view our Terms of Business and Complaints Procedure.

General information

Gregg Latchams is a trading name of Gregg Latchams Limited. Gregg Latchams Limited is a private limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 6899567 with its registered office at 6 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JE.

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a data controller under registration number ZA047393.

Our VAT number is 137848239.

Regulatory information

We are a firm of solicitors authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority under number 607476. This means that we must follow the principles, rules and conduct requirements set out in the SRA Standards & Regulations

We are not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. However, we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can provide limited services in relation to investments and carry on insurance mediation activity (broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts). This part of our business is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

GL Law has made a commitment to the implementation and certification of a Quality Management System that conforms to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

Insurance information

For employer’s and public liability claims, our insurer is Chubb Insurance Company of Europe SE, 106 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 5NB (+44 (0)20 7956 5000).

We maintain compulsory professional indemnity insurance in the sum of £3 million for any one claim (exclusive of defence costs) in accordance with the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England and Wales. The insurer for our compulsory professional indemnity insurance is Starr International (Europe) Limited.

We also maintain excess professional indemnity insurance in the sum of £5 million for any one claim (providing a total of £8 million cover). The insurers our excess professional indemnity insurance (for the period 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018) are Markel Insurance Company Limited as to 50%, Axis Specialty Europe SE as to 8.6207%, Starr International (Europe) Ltd as to 20.6896% and Syndicate 1861 (ATL) as to 20.6897%. The territorial coverage is worldwide.

Group companies

We are part of a group of companies which is owned by Gregg Latchams Holding Company Limited (company number 06587363).

Other companies within our group include:

  • GL Business Consultancy Services Limited (company number 09734774) trading as GL Business Consultancy
  • GL Integrity Financial Planning Limited (company number 05814248) trading as GL Integrity Financial Planning. GL Financial Planning is an appointed representative of The On-Line Partnership Limited (trading as In Partnership) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under number 456599.

Our associated companies are separate businesses and are not regulated in the same way as we are as a firm of solicitors. If we refer you to any of our associated companies for advice, they will provide you with further information about their professional status.

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