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Regulatory Information

“Collingwood Legal” is the trading name of Collingwood Legal Limited. Collingwood Legal Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 08010129. Its registered office is 30 Riverside Studios, Amethyst Road, Newcastle Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7YL. The word Principal or Partner refers to a director or shareholder of Collingwood Legal.

Collingwood Legal Limited is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The firm's SRA number is 590854. We are subject to the provisions of the Solicitors Code of Conduct. Our professional rules and code of conduct may be accessed at http://www.sra.org.uk/handbook/.

Our VAT registration number is 998422368

We maintain compulsory professional indemnity insurance of at least £3million. The name of our primary layer insurer is International Insurance Company of Hannover SE UK Branch, 10 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BE.

Diversity

We recognise that one of our primary strengths is in attracting, retaining and developing the finest people from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

View Equality and Diversity Statement

Quality Assurance

Quality is at our core. Our clients benefit from high quality advice and service as a result of our lawyers experience and our continued investment in technology and our staff. We work closely with our clients to achieve the best possible results.

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Complaints

If you have a complaint please contact Paul McGowan, our Client Care Partner, who will provide you with details of our complaints procedure. Clients of the firm are entitled to a copy of the firm's complaints handling procedure on request. A complaint may include a complaint about our bill or the level of our costs. We shall look at any complaint carefully and promptly and do all we can to explain the position to you. If we have given you less than satisfactory service, we shall try to do everything reasonable to put it right.

You may raise your complaint with the Legal Ombudsman. They are the independent body that deals with complaints involving solicitors. Their address and other contact details are: Legal Ombudsman, PO Box 15870, Birmingham, B30 9EB; telephone: 0300 555 0333; email: enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk

Privacy statement

Some sections of this website may invite you to request information about our services and events, to subscribe to our newsletter or to contact us with comments and enquiries. If you do so we will normally keep your e-mail address and other details supplied by you on a database. We will not disclose any personal information you provide to third parties without your consent, except to our data processors or as otherwise permitted by the relevant data protection legislation.

Website and User Content

Collingwood Legal reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these terms in whole or in part, at any time. Changes to the terms will be effective when notice of such changes is posted.

Collingwood Legal has used utmost care to ensure and maintain the accuracy, completeness and currency of information published on this site. We, however, take no responsibility for any errors or omission, though if notified of any we will endeavour to rectify such.

The operators of this website will not be liable to users or any third party for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, incidental or consequential relating to or arising out of a visitor's use of this website.

Users of this web site are not to:

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Disclaimer of Liability and Web Links

The information on this site about legal matters is provided as a general guide only and should not be relied on as a substitute for specific legal advice. We advise that users should always seek appropriate legal advice before taking or refraining from taking action. If you have a specific legal problem please contact the relevant solicitor listed on the website or send an email. We try to keep all the information on the site as up-to-date as possible but errors may sometimes occur. Links to third party web sites are made for your convenience and do not imply that we endorse those sites. Although utmost care is exercised in providing links to sites that share our high standards, Collingwood Legal is not responsible for the content, security, availability and privacy practices used by such linked sites.

This website is not intended to be an advertisement for legal services or solicitation of clients except in those jurisdictions where specific regulations governing the practice of law define advertising to include websites.

Links from other websites to our homepage do not require prior permission from us.

Trademarks

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None of these may be republished, reproduced, downloaded, displayed, distributed, posted transmitted or sold in any form or by any means in whole or in part without prior written permission of the copyright owner.

No part of this website content may be reproduced and reused for any commercial purpose whatsoever.

All page headers, button icons, collection material, custom graphics and all other types of graphics used on this site may not be copied or imitated without the right owner's permission.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law

The terms of use and all other legal clauses of this web site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any dispute arising from communications and transactions arising from the use of this website.