LEGAL NOTICE

UK

We practise law in the UK exclusively through Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware with registered number 4569482 and registered office at c/o Corporation Service Company, 2711 Centreville Road Suite 400, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware 19808 USA.

Any reference on this website to the term ‘partner’ in connection to Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP is a reference to a member of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, Morrison & Foerster (International) LLP, or an employee of equivalent status. A list of the members of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, and their professional qualifications, is available at the London office at CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9AW.

Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP is not authorised by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the United Kingdom but it is able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because it is a member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP can provide these investment services in the United Kingdom if they are an incidental part of the professional services it has been engaged to provide. We are however included on the register maintained by the Financial Services Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts.  The register can be accessed at www.fsa.gov.uk/register.  The Solicitors Regulation Authority regulates this part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong.

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Contacts

To contact the London office of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP write to: Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP at CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street London EC2Y 9AW or telephone 020 7920 4000.

Service provider

This internet site is provided by Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP.

Professional rules

Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP’s London office is authorized and regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority. The firm’s registration number is 288135.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority regulations can be found at http:/www.sra.org.uk/code-of-conduct.  These regulations should be read in conjunction with the various legislative instruments of the UK Parliament (to which the regulations make reference) which also govern the conduct of the firm.

Except as indicated below, all partners practising in Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP’s London office are admitted as Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and registered with The Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Non-UK Lawyers

Brian Bates, Scott Ashton, and Paul Friedman are US-qualified attorneys and are registered with The Solicitors Regulation Authority as a Registered Foreign Lawyer.

Professional indemnity insurance

In accordance with Regulations 8(1)(n) and 8(2) of the Services Regulations, Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, as a “recognised body” regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, has in place indemnity insurance (the “Mandatory Policy”) which complies with the requirements of the SRA Indemnity Insurance Rules 2013 (the “SRA Rules”).  The insurer under the mandatory policy is Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited, a “Qualifying Insurer” for the purposes of the SRA Rules, whose registered office is at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3AW.  The Mandatory Policy provides insurance coverage of £3 million for each and every claim.  The territorial coverage will extend to acts or omissions arising out of the professional business of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP wherever they occur.

Complaints

We are committed to providing the highest quality of service.  If you are a client and you have any concerns or complaints about any of the services we provide to you, we would like to discuss them with you and try to resolve them as soon as possible.  Initially, we suggest that you contact the person responsible for the particular matter.  However, if you do not want to do that or if your discussions with that person do not resolve your issues, you should feel free to contact the person managing the overall relationship with you or the person managing the department or office concerned.

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