Legal & Regulatory Policies


  1. Silver Shemmings LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (registered number OC306521).
  2. Silver Shemmings LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Our professional rules and Code of Conduct can be accessed, in English, from the Solicitors Regulation Authority website at http://www.sra.org.uk/handbook
  3. The addresses and contact information for each of our offices can be found under the “Contact us” section of our website.
  4. Silver Shemmings LLP is registered for VAT purposes with VAT registration number 831763233.
  5. Silver Shemmings LLP maintains professional liability insurance. Minimum mandatory cover is provided and the primary insurer is Travellers Insurance Company Ltd. Their address is 61-63 London Road, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1NA. The Insurance Policy No. is UC SOL 3982160. 
  6. Silver Shemmings LLP is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 to provide investment advice, but we are able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because we are members of the Law Society (a Designated Professional Body). We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services we have been engaged to provide. Whilst the Law Society is the Designated Professional Body, responsibility for regulation is with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and complaints handling with the Legal Ombudsman.
  7. Silver Shemmings LLP is not authorised by the Financial Services Authority. However we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Services 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. The register can be accessed via the Financial Services Authority website at www.fsa.gov.uk