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Transparency ReportS

The firm strives to conduct its business fairly with honesty and transparency. This is reflected in every aspect of our affairs. Follow the links to read Shipleys’ Transparency Reports:






The Bribery Act 2010 (the “Act”) – Our Policy Statement

We have reviewed our procedures as required by the Act and have introduced robust and cogent anti- bribery policies and safeguards. We operate zero tolerance to any breaches of the Act and expect those who interact with us to be in full compliance with the Act and to maintain the highest possible control procedures, as we do.

For further information on our Anti-Bribery Policy, please speak to your usual contact at Shipleys.

Registration and Licences

Shipleys LLP is a limited liability partnership, registered number OC317129 in England & Wales, registered office 10 Orange Street, Haymarket, London WC2H 7DQ.

The firm is registered to carry out audit work in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Details of our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk for the UK.

The firm is regulated by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales for a range of investment business activities.

Shipleys Probate Services Ltd is a limited company, registered number 11100209 in England & Wales, registered office 10 Orange Street, Haymarket, London WC2H 7DQ.

Shipleys Probate Services Ltd is licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate in England and Wales. Details of our probate accreditation can be viewed at icaew.com/probate under reference number C006448641.  Accredited probate firm name: Shipleys Probate Services Ltd. Number of offices carrying out probate work: 2. Trading name/s: 0. Number of principals: 3. Number of authorised individuals (employees):  0. Number of affiliate principals: 0.

Shipleys Probate Services Ltd is a subsidiary entity of Shipleys LLP.


Shipleys’ leading Professional Indemnity Insurer is Endurance Worldwide Insurance Limited (Sompo International), 1st Floor, 2 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7BB. The territorial coverage is worldwide.


Complaints can be made by contacting the Managing Principal of the firm. If we do not answer your complaint to your satisfaction you may of course take up the matter with the ICAEW.

English law is applicable, unless otherwise agreed, with the English Courts having exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any claim, dispute or difference concerning the services and any matter arising therefrom.

Provision of Service Regulations 2009

Terms and Conditions will be found in Shipleys’ letter of engagement, to be issued at the commencement of any engagement.

Click here to read Shipleys information supplied in accordance to the Provision of Services Regulations 2009.

Shipleys LLP VAT registration number is 238538342

The VAT registration number of Shipleys Probate Services Ltd is 316328809