Regulatory Issues

Legal Status

MKB solicitors LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales with registration number 525520.  The registered office of MKB Solicitors LLP is 1-11 Huddersfield Road, Barnsley S70 2LP.

MKB Solicitors LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).  The SRA code of conduct sets out the rules of professional conduct which applies to solicitors and a copy of that code of conduct can be found at www.sra.org.uk.

The members of MKB Solicitors LLP are Mr David Wright, Miss Lynn Baker, Mr Alan Glover and Mr Simon Brian.

The VAT Number of MKB Solicitors LLP is 181 3640 73.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

As required by our regulatory body, MKB Solicitors LLP has Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII).  Details of that PII can be obtained from our brokers ProAktive.  Their details can be found at their website www.ProAktive.co.uk.

Investment and Insurance Business

The firm is not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority.  However, MKB Solicitors LLP are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity which in summary involves advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts.  This part of our business including arrangements for complaints is regulated by the SRA.  The register can be accessed via the Financial Conduct Authority website at www.fca.gov.uk.

Complaints

We are committed to providing a quality service to all our clients.  If however you have any queries and concerns about our work, initially raise them with the partner with overall responsibility for your work.  If that does not resolve the problems to your satisfaction or you would prefer not to speak to that person then please contact the MKB Solicitors LLP complaints partner who is David Wilson on 01226 215372.  All solicitors must attempt to solve problems that client may raise with their services and it is therefore important that you raise any concerns you may have with us.  Your instructions are important to us and we always attempt to resolve any reason why you may be unhappy with our services with our clients.

Diversity and Equality Policy

MKB Solicitors LLP are committed to eliminating unlawful discrimination and to promoting equality and diversity within the business.

Full details of our equality and diversity policy can be obtained on request as can information with regard to diversity within our business as provided to the SRA.