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In the UK, the business of the firm is undertaken through Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP, a partnership qualified as an LLP under the laws of the State of Delaware. Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP is an multi-national partnership regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (Firm SRA number 211340). A list of partners of Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP is available for inspection at its London office at:
9 Appold Street
London EC2A 2AP
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7655 5000
Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7655 5500
VAT No: GB 244 2549 66
The lawyers practising in Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP who are qualified to practice in the UK are Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and members of the Law Society of England and Wales. Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP also includes lawyers from other jurisdictions who are registered with the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority as European or foreign lawyers and also subject to regulation in their place of admission. Further information on our lawyers and their qualifications can be found at https://www.shearman.com/people. Information on the regulations of the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales can be found in the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct on its site at http://www.sra.org.uk/.
We are not regulated by the Financial Services Authority but we are able, in certain circumstances, to offer a limited range of services which would fall to be regulated under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (as amended), but for certain exclusions applicable to professional services firms.
We hold professional indemnity insurance arranged through AON Global, 8 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4PL which covers the professional services provided by Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP worldwide.
If you have any problem with the service we provide to you, please contact our complaints handling partner, Josanne Rickard, who is based in our London office. Click here for her contact details www.shearman.com/jrickard/. We will try to resolve any problem you raise promptly and fairly using our internal complaints handling procedures (a copy of which is available on request). If, however, you feel that we have not satisfactorily resolved your complaint, you may be entitled to use the complaints service operated by the Legal Ombudsman, details of which can be found on its site at www.legalombudsman.org.uk. You should be aware that there are time limits within which any complaint must be made to the Legal Ombudsman, details of which can also be found on its website.
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