regulation

z grp ltd

Z group is the trading name of ZGRP Limited.

Z group has its registered office at:
Ibex House 162-164 Arthur Road
Wimbledon Park London SW19 8AQ

Telephone: 0208 944 1180

Fax: 0208 944 0863

Z group is the trading name of ZGRP ltd a limited company registered in England & Wales, No. 9168494. Z group is authorized and regulated to provide legal services by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales, (SRA) No. 619491 as an alternative business structure (ABS). The term “partner” refers to a director/share-owner of ZGRP Limited. The names of the Directors are available at the registered office. Details of the SRA’s code of conduct 2011 can be found here.

Details of the ICAEW code of ethics can be found here.

other regulatory information

  • anti-money laundering

    We are required to identify clients for the purpose of applicable anti-money laundering legislation. This means that when we first receive instructions from a client, we are required to identify both our client and (if applicable) the client’s beneficial owner(s) and to verify those identities. We may therefore ask you to provide us with appropriate evidence of identity or other information, which we will retain. If satisfactory evidence or information is not provided within a reasonable time of our request we may have to stop acting for you.

  • professional indemnity insurance

    We are required to have in place professional indemnity insurance. Our legal insurers are QIC Europe Ltd and our policy number is 16SOL26428-70707KP. This insurance covers our legal services.

    Our accounting insurers are Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc and our policy number is 12270053. This insurance covers our accounting services.

    Our architectural insurers are Channel Syndicate 2015, Arch Syndicate 2012 and C V Starr Syndicate 1919. This insurance covers our architectural services.

     

     

  • UK – Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

    Z group is not authorized by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK to conduct regulated activities under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) but are included on the register of exempt professional firms maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so as to permit the carrying on of certain regulated activities such as insurance mediation (which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts) as an incidental part of our normal professional services. The Law Society is our designated professional body for the purposes of FSMA. The register of exempt professional firms can be accessed via the Financial Conduct Authority’s website at www.fca.org.uk/register

    Z group is licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is able to offer a limited range of investment services to clients if they are incidental and / or complementary to, or arise out of, the other professional services they have been engaged to provide.

    For investor protection, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales administers, and the firm contributes to, a compensation scheme for clients who might need to seek redress.

    We want to give you the best possible service. However, if at any point you become unhappy with the service we have provided to you or you have concerns about your bill then you should inform us immediately so that we can do our best to resolve the problem for you.

    We have a procedure in place which details how we handle complaints which is available on request. We have eight weeks to consider your complaint. If we are unable to help you, then you can have the complaint independently looked at by the Legal Ombudsman.

    The Legal Ombudsman can investigate complaints up to six years from the date of the problem happening or within three years of when you found out about the problem. If you wish to refer your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman this must be done within six months of our final response to your complaint. I you would like more information about the Legal Ombudsman their contact details are as follows:

    Visit www.legalombudsman.org.uk

    Call 0300 555 0333 between 8.30am to 5.30pm.

    Calls to 03 numbers will cost no more than calls to national geographic numbers (starting 01or 02) from both mobiles and landlines.

    Calls are recorded and may be used for training and monitoring purposes.

    For minicom call 0300 555 1777

    Email enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk

    Legal Ombudsman
    PO Box 6806,
    Wolverhampton,
    WV1 9WJ

    Do not send original documents to the Legal Ombudsman. They will scan any documents you send us to make computer copies and then destroy the originals.

  • VAT

    Z group VAT Number is 19420601

  • Terms of business

    For our terms of business click here

  • complaints

    Solicitors operating within EU member states entering contracts via e mail are obliged to inform you of the existence of and the option to resolve disputes through the ODR platform http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr. Graeme Wood, graeme@zgrp.co.uk is the complaints partner responsible for any issues of this nature.

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