Ascot Lawyers in Administration

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Ascot Lawyers Ltd trading as Ascot Lawyers based in Ascentia House, Lyndhurst Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9ED closed down in June 2018 leaving a number of staff looking for jobs and clients' files passed onto new solicitors. Ascot Lawyers Ltd are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and their SRA ID is 622771. At the time Ascot Lawyers entered into administration James Neil Somerville was the sole Director (click to access data held on Companies House).

Do you need our help?

Finding out that your solicitor has closed down is very stressful, but we can help. We offer the following legal services and are based just down the road from Ascot Lawyers on 19 Silwood Road, Ascot, SL5 0PY.

  • Conveyancing for selling, buying, transfer of equity, remortgage, lease extensions and collective enfranchisements
  • Wills and Probate
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment issues
  • Litigation

Please call 01344 567 887 if you need any of the above legal services. When instructed we can help obtain your files from Ascot Lawyers.

What happens now Ascot Lawyers are in administration?

It is understood that Ascot Lawyers is currently being administered by Julien Irving and John Titley, practitioners of Leonard Curtis Business Rescue and Recovery and will not being taking on any new legal work. The insolvency company will look to sell off the assets of the business to pay off its debts.

If you are a client of Ascot Lawyers and have an ongoing case then you should contact the Solicitors Regulation Authority on 0370 606 2555 (open from 08.00 to 18.00). They will advise you of the law firm that has stepped in to handle the transferral of existing cases.

A brief history of Ascot Lawyers

Ascot Lawyers started in 2000 and then incorporated as a limited company, Ascot Lawyers Ltd, on the 2nd October 2012 with James Neil Somerville and Peter Charles Williams as the shareholders. Ascot Lawyers offered a wide range of legal services including personal injury, residential property (conveyancing), wills and probate and employment. In 2015 2 charges (loans) were registered against the company, one with Lloyds Bank Plc and the other with Novitas Loans Ltd. On the 12th April 2018 Peter Charles Williams terminated his directorship of Ascot Lawyers and in June 2018 the law firm entered administration.

What happens if Ascot Lawyers owes you money?

You must contact the SRA or the Intervention Agent instructed to handle the distribution of client funds. If you are you are unable to get your money from the Intervention Agent, then you should write to the SRA to confirm your identity and amount you expect to be returned - SRA Contact Centre, The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RN or call 0370 606 2555.

If for some reason you you think Ascot Lawyers has not paid you money then you need to make a claim to the Solicitors' Compensation Fund. The Solicitors Compensation Fund is a discretionary fund and each claim is reviewed and assessed to see whether it is entitled to be paid from this fund.

For more information visit the Solicitors Regulation Authority by clicking here.

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If you need any help then please get in contact on 01344 567 887 and we'll see what we can do. Our business has helped hundreds of people move in the Ascot area and our primary services include:

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