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This website is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and RK&O, and no recipients of content from this website, clients or otherwise, should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in the website without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from an attorney licensed in the recipient's state or country.
While we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this website, the content of this website contains general information and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements we do not represent, warrant or promise (whether express or implied) that any information is or remains accurate, complete and up to date, or fit or suitable for any purpose. To the extent permitted by applicable law, RK&O expressly disclaims any and all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this website.
We do not exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, for any fraudulent misrepresentation made by us on this website or for any other statutory rights which are not capable of being excluded.
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RK&O is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC314284. It is a firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority ("SRA") of England and Wales under number 424603. A list of the members of RK&O and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office, Dashwood House, 12th Floor, 69 Old Broad Street, London EC2M 1QS, England.
RK&O is registered for VAT purposes with VAT registration number 868 7518 63.
Lawyers based in the United Kingdom, who are admitted as solicitors of England and Wales or Registered Foreign Lawyers or Registered European lawyers, are regulated by the SRA and are subject to the SRA Code of Conduct. Certain lawyers based in the United Kingdom are not admitted as solicitors in England and Wales and are subject to regulation by the Bar Council of England and Wales or by the relevant regulatory body in their place of admission.
We maintain professional indemnity insurance in accordance with our regulatory obligations as imposed by the SRA. Details of our professional indemnity insurance are available for inspection at our offices and/or on request.
In relation to our client care responsibilities, RK&O’s complaints procedure aims to ensure that all complaints are handled quickly, fairly and effectively. Should a client have any concerns about the level of service they have received they should, in the first instance, contact the partner with whom they have been dealing. Alternatively, the firm’s General Counsel, James Q. Walker can initiate the firm’s complaints procedure (a copy of which is available on request).
If for any reason the matter is still unresolved at the end of the complaints procedure, you may be entitled to refer the matter to the relevant regulator which, in the case of services provided by English solicitors, is the Legal Ombudsman. There are time limits for making complaints to the Legal Ombudsman and for further details please visit www.legalombudsman.org.uk. You can also contact The Solicitors Regulation Authority.
You may also be entitled to apply to the court for an assessment of our charges under Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974. However, the Legal Ombudsman may not consider your complaint if you have applied to the court for assessment of the bill. If all or a part of a bill remains unpaid RK&O may be entitled to charge interest.
The Legal Ombudsman’s contact details are:
Call: 0300 555 0333 between 9am to 5pm.
Legal Ombudsman PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ
If you have a complaint about our services but do not wish to raise it with us in the manner described in our terms of business, you may be able to raise it using the European Commission’s Online Dispute Resolution platform.
RK&O does not carry out an investment service and is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Equality and Diversity
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in all our dealings with clients, third parties and employees. Please contact us if you would like a copy of our Equality and diversity policy.
RK&O is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Please see our Privacy Policies for information on the personal data that we collect and how we use it.