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Our Regulatory Information

H&S Solicitors is the trading name of H&S Solicitors Limited, a company having its registered office at 1st Floor, 239 High Street Kensington, London, W8 6SN, United Kingdom.

H&S Solicitors Limited is a Company registered in England and Wales, under number 8011928.

H&S Solicitors Limited is regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority (England), SRA number 567729.

H&S Solicitors Limited is based at 1st Floor, 239 High Street Kensington, London, W8 6SN, England, U.K. and practises English law under the rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales (the Code of Conduct.) No liability will be accepted by H&S Solicitors Limited for any action taken or not taken as a result of information provided to us during an initial consultation.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Our Professional Indemnity Insurance is worldwide and is provided by the Elite Insurance Company Limited, Caytons Law, 85 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0AA under policy number EIPI0736A2013.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. By providing personal information such as your name and e-mail address via the forms on this website, you agree to us contacting you about the information you request.

This privacy policy is for this website www.handssolicitors.co.uk-and served by H&S Solicitors, 1st Floor, 239 High Street Kensington, London, W8 6SN and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre-GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website to help you understand how we, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer/device to serve it to you.

The DPA & GDPR May 2018

We and this website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already meets the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from 25 May 2018.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of and saving of cookies on their computer/device.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

Downloads & Media Files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.

Contact & Communication With us

Users contacting us through this website do so at their discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system.

Website

We use a third party service, to publish our blogs, and update the website content. We use a standard service to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the site, for example, the number of users viewing pages on the site, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and help us improve it.

External Website Links & Third Parties

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

Shortened URL’s; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to compress URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is primarily used in social media and looks similar to this (example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.

We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should, therefore, note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Policy & Usage

We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business, and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.

Complaints or queries

We try to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. We take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

If you want to make a complaint about the way we have processed your personal information, you can contact us on info@handssolicitors.co.uk-or in writing to H&S Solicitors, 1st Floor, 239 High Street Kensington, London, W8 6SN.

Access to personal information

We try to be as open as we can be regarding giving people access to their personal information. Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do keep information about you we will:

  • give you a description of it;
  • tell you why we are keeping it;
  • tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
  • let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.

To request any personal information that we may hold you need to put the request in writing addressing it to the address provided below.
If we do hold information about you, you can also ask us to correct any mistakes by, putting the request in writing addressing it to the address provided below.

Disclosure of personal information

In many circumstances, we will not disclose personal data without consent. However, when we investigate a complaint, for example, we will need to share personal information with the organisation concerned and with other relevant bodies, such as the SRA or Legal Ombudsman.
You can also get further information on:

  • agreements we have with other organisations for sharing information;
  • circumstances where we can pass on personal data without consent, for example, to prevent and detect crime and to produce anonymised statistics;
  • our instructions to staff on how to collect, use and delete personal data; and
  • how we check that the information we hold is accurate and up to date.

The content of this website

The content of this website is for informational purposes only. Nothing on this site constitutes legal advice. If you require specific legal advice, please-contact us.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.

The information is provided by H&S Solicitors and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website, you can link to other websites which are not under the control of H&S Solicitors. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, H&S Solicitors takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review.

How to contact us

If you want to request-information-about our privacy policy-you can-email us info@handssolicitors.co.uk or-write to:

H&S Solicitors
1st Floor
239 High Street Kensington
London
W8 6SN

Contact Us

We serve clients in the following areas of London: Brentford Brentford End Chiswick Hillingdon Heath Ruislip Gardens Ruislip Manor South Ruislip Uxbridge Richmond Upon Thames Barnes Cole Park East Sheen Fulwell Ham Hampton Hill Hampton Wick Kew Mortlake North Sheen Petersham Richmond St Margarets Strawberry Hill Teddington Twickenham Whitton Kingston upon Thames Kingston Vale Wimbledon Park Canary Wharf Docklands East Smithfield Spitalfields Wapping Camden Agar Town Belsize Park Bloomsbury Camden Town Chalk Farm Dartmouth Park Fitzrovia Fortune Green Frognal Gospel Oak Hampstead Haverstock Highgate Holborn Kentish Town Kings Cross Primrose Hill St. Giles St Pancras Somers Town South Hampstead Swiss Cottage Tufnell Park West Hampstead Highgate Muswell Hill Chelsea Harbour Fulham Hammersmith West Kensington White City Islington Clerkenwell Farringdon Highgate Islington Kensington and Chelsea Albertopolis Bayswater Belgravia Brompton Chelsea Chelsea Harbour Earl's Court Holland Park Kensal Town Kensington Knightsbridge Ladbroke Grove North Kensington Notting Hill South Kensington West Brompton West Kensington World's End Bayswater Belgravia Covent Garden Fitzrovia Hyde Park Knightsbridge Lisson Grove Maida Vale Mayfair Marylebone Millbank Paddington Pimlico St James's St John's Wood Soho Victoria Westbourne Green West End of London Westminster City Centre Barnet Arkley Barnet Barnet Gate Brent Cross Brunswick Park Burnt Oak Childs Hill Church End Cockfosters Colindale Colney Hatch Cricklewood East Barnet East Finchley Edgware Finchle Friern Barnet Golders Green Grahame Park The Hale Hampstead Garden Suburb Hendon The Hyde Mill Hill Monken Hadley Muswell Hill New Barnet New Southgate North Finchley Oakleigh Park Osidge Southgate Temple Fortune Totteridge West Hendon Whetstone Woodside Park Ealing Acton Dormer's Wells Ealing East Acton Greenford Hanwell Horsenden Hill Montpelier North Acton Northfields Northolt Norwood Green Perivale Pitshanger South Acton Southall West Ealing West Twyford Park Royal