Legal & regulatory

Name and legal status

The firm is called Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP. It is a Limited Liability Partnership established in England and Wales under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 with registration number OC394428. A list of our members (and of non-members and non-lawyers who are designated as partners) can be inspected at our offices or is available upon request.

Contact details

The firm’s main place of business and registered office is at Heathervale House, 2-4 Vale Avenue, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1DJ. Contact us there or using these additional contact details:

Telephone: +44 (0)1892 510000
Fax: +44 (0)1892 549884
DX: 3914 Tunbridge Wells 1

Our regulator

We are registered in England and Wales with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), which is the independent regulatory arm of our professional body, the Law Society. Our SRA number is 615534. We are authorised and regulated by the SRA and must comply with the SRA Standards and Regulations and other regulations, details of which can be found, in English, at the SRA website.

Regulation of Insurance Activity

We are not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). However, we are included on the register maintained by the FCA so that we can carry on insurance distribution activity, which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The register can be accessed via the FCA website.

Legal terms and conditions

The terms and conditions which will apply to any work which we do for you will vary depending on the type of work. They will be sent to you with our engagement letter. If you want to see the terms and conditions before you instruct us, please ask for a copy from the person with whom you are dealing.

All of our contracts for legal services are governed by the laws of England and Wales.

Professional liability insurance

We have professional indemnity insurance which complies with the applicable requirements of the legal services regulators in England & Wales and has worldwide territorial coverage. Our lead professional indemnity insurers are Aviva Insurance Limited, St Helen’s, 1 Undershaft, London, EC3P 3DQ. Please refer to the Head of Risk & Compliance for further details of insurance and how to contact the insurers.

Data Protection

We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and our registration number is ZA093616. You can view our privacy notice here.

VAT information

Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP is VAT registered with number GB 210327030.


We take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of our client’s information. We are however aware of the possibility of Cyber Crime and the sending of emails, designed to look like genuine communications from Thomson Snell & Passmore, when in fact they are not and have been sent by an unknown and unrelated third party as a scam. If you are in any doubt about a communication you have received please do not respond and do not open any attachments. You should speak with your contact at the firm or contact us at  By informing us of any concerns you will help us to reduce the risk of fraudulent activity.

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All rights reserved.

Tel: +44 (0) 1892 510000 Fax: +44 (0) 1892 549884