It has come to our attention that the name Bates Wells & Braithwaite London LLP is being used to request sums of money to be deposited into an escrow account.

Members of the public are being contacted by an individual purporting to be Martin Gunson of this firm. The email addresses being used are and These email addresses do not belong to any member of staff or partner at BWB and should not be responded to.

If you receive any emails from this email address, please inform our Professional Standards & Risk team at

An alert has been published by the Solicitors Regulation authority, more information can be found here.

Posted on 12/01/2018 in BWB News

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