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United Kingdom
We practise law in the UK through Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC334789 and registered office at 65 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1HS.

Information pursuant to the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002 No 2013) and the Provision of Services Regulations 2009 Information in relation to insurance mediation services 

The Firm is not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. However, we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority. This register can be accessed via the Financial Conduct Authority website at
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Information required to contact the UK offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer can be found under Contact Us.

Service provider

This internet site is provided by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Professional rules

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's UK offices are authorised and regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority regulations can be found at These regulations should be read in conjunction with the various legislative instruments of the UK Parliament (to which the regulations make reference) which also govern the conduct of the firm.

Except as indicated below, all partners practising in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's UK offices are admitted as Solicitors of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Non-UK Lawyers

Simone Bono, Andy Hagan, Ashar Qureshi, Denise Ryan and Doug Smith are US-qualified attorneys and are registered with The Solicitors Regulation Authority as Registered Foreign Lawyers. Stephan Eilers and Rick van Aerssen are Rechtsanwalts in Germany and are registered with The Solicitors Regulation Authority as a Registered European Lawyers.

Professional indemnity insurance

We have professional indemnity insurance taken through QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited, Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BD, Policy No. FINPL1800038. The territorial coverage will extend to acts or omissions arising out of the Firm’s professional business wherever they occur.


We are committed to providing the highest quality of service. If you are a client and you have any concerns or complaints about any of the services we provide to you, we would like to discuss them with you and try to resolve them as soon as possible. Initially, we suggest that you contact the person responsible for the particular matter. However, if you do not want to do that or if your discussions with that person do not resolve your issues, then the firm has a complaints procedure, a copy of which is available on request. If the matter is still not resolved at the conclusion of our complaints process, you may be entitled to make a complaint to a competent regulatory authority and/or apply to the court for an assessment of a bill under Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974 and we can give you details about this. 

Value Added Tax Identification Number

243 479 253