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Wilks Price Hounslow Solicitors 9 Garfield Road Ryde Isle of Wight PO33 2PS

 

Telephone Phone 01983 566241

 

 

Email Gabriella Coughi or John Hounslow

 

or Email: postroom@wphiow.co.uk

 

In the disappointing event you have a complaint about the service we provide you can invoke our complaints procedure.

 

Complaints procedure

 

If you have a complaint, contact us with the details.

 

1.   We will send you a letter acknowledging your complaint and asking you to confirm/explain the details set out. We will also let you know the name of the person who will be dealing with your complaint. You can expect to receive a response within two days of us receiving your complaint.

 

2.  We will record your complaint in our central register and open a separate file for your complaint. This will be done within a day of receiving your complaint.

 

3.  We will then start to investigate your complaint. This will normally involve the following steps:

4.  Ms Cuoghi will then invite you to a meeting to discuss and hopefully resolve your complaint. He will do this within three days.

 

5. Within two days of the meeting   will write to you to confirm what took place and any solutions she has agreed  with  you. If you do not want a meeting, or that is not physically possible, Ms Cuoghi will send you a detailed reply to your complaint.  This will include his suggestions for resolving this matter.  She will do this within five days of completing the investigation.

 

6. At this stage, if you are still not satisfied you may wish to contact us again. We will then arrange to review our decision. This will happen in one of the following ways:

         Another Partner in the firm will review Ms Cuoghi's decision within ten days.

         We will ask our local Law Society or another local firm of solicitors to review your complaint within five days. We will let you know how long this process will take.

         We will invite you to agree to independent mediation within five days. We will let you know how long this process will take.

7. We will let you know the results of the review within five days of the end of the review. At this time we will write to you confirming our final position on this complaint and explaining our reasons. We will also give the name and address of our Legal Complaints Service. If you are still unsatisfied, you can contact them about your complaint.

 

8. We will provide you with the contact details of the Legal Ombudsman telephone 0300 555 0333 with a full explanation of the time limits for making a complaint to the Legal Complaints Service at this stage.

 

If we have to change any of the timescales above, we will let you know and explain why.

European Commission Web site in respect of online contract disputes can be found here through this link.

 

 

Our terms and conditions vary depending on the type of work we carry out for you.

Details will be provided as part of our confirmation of your instructions. 

 

For Full Terms and Conditions please follow this link.

 

Terms & Conditions

 

Personal Data Protection.

 

The General Data Protection Regulations replace the previous 1998 Data Protection Act rules and require us to have a lawful reason for holding your data in our systems. This will be addressed formally if we take you on as a client but you need to be aware that in order to understand your needs we will begin collecting information from you when you contact us which we will retain whilst you are a client. If you wish to have your data removed from our systems we have a duty to do so within a reasonable time upon request from you. Please see our Privacy notice for more details

 

 

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Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA registered 201513. Qualified to practice in England & Wales.

Partners John H R Hounslow and Gabriella Cuoghi. 2018 WPH. All rights Reserved.

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