In accordance with the requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, we confirm the necessary information as required by the Regulations as below:
Business Name: Gerard McDermott QC Ltd
Legal Status: Bar Standards Board Entity
Contact Details: 7 Stamford Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1JP
Gerard McDermott QC (Barrister)
Damian McDermott (Solicitor)
Head of Legal Practice (HOLP): Damian McDermott
Head of Finance and Administration (HOFA]: Damian McDermott
Registered company address: Incom House, Waterside, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1WD
Registered company number: 09570484
Professional indemnity insurance: All Bar Standards Board Entities must have professional indemnity insurance. We have obtained insurance cover through Bar Mutual (BMIF) which provides us cover of £2.5Million. BMIF can be contacted on: 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST. Telephone: 020 7621 0405, Fax: 020 7283 5988.
Authorisation Scheme: We are regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) to provide legal services in England and Wales. This Company and any barristers within its employ are governed by The 8th Edition of the Code of Conduct which is available from the Bar Standards Board website listed below. The Bar Standards Board address is Bar Standards Board, 289-293 High Holborn, London. WC1V 7HZ Telephone: 020 7611 1444. Fax: 020 7831 9217. Website address is www.barstandardsboard.org.uk
Solicitors employed by the Company are individually regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) and are governed by the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct 2011. The SRA’s headquarters are at The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RN. Telephone 0370 606 2555. Website address is www.sra.org.uk
Complaints: Our Complaints procedure can be found here. Complaints can be made to the case handler dealing with a case or to our Head of Legal Practice. Anyone who is not satisfied with the way in which a complaint is dealt with can also take a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman within twelve months of the complaint arising. They are contactable at: Legal Ombudsman, PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ, email: [email protected] or telephone 0300 555 0333. For further details see: www.legalombudsman.org.uk
VAT Number: Our VAT Number is 212 1500 79.
Applicable Law: Unless otherwise agreed the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any claim, dispute or difference concerning our services and any matter arising from it.