Bates Wells & Braithwaite London LLP (referred to as "BWB”) is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC325522.

Our registered office and principal place of business is 10 Queen Street Place London EC4R 1BE and our registration number for Value Added Tax in the UK is GB244270186.  BWB is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). BWB is also registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) for data protection purposes. We use the word 'partner' throughout the site to refer to a member of the LLP, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications and a full list of partners is available on this website (here) and at our office.


The material on our website is provided for the purpose of general information and interest only and is not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice. We can, therefore, accept no responsibility for its use. In particular, this information should not be used as a substitute for a full and proper consultation with a suitably qualified legal adviser.

We have endeavoured to ensure that all information contained on the site has been obtained from sources that we believe to be reliable. However, the accuracy and completeness of any information provided on this site is not guaranteed, and we are neither responsible nor liable for any errors or omissions or any consequences, losses or damages arising from its use. Any information on our site is subject to change without notice.  By using our website you confirm that you have not relied on any such material. If you require legal advice on any matter, please contact one of our lawyers.

Our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties and these links are provided for your information only. BWB is not responsible for the content, availability or suitability of external sites and provision of a link should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We accept no responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from your use of them. 

You may not link to our website without our prior written permission.

Questions and comments regarding this disclaimer and requests to change information should be addressed to BD&

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on our website is owned by BWB.

If you have any queries, please contact BD&

Data Protection

Client confidentiality and the protection of client data is a fundamental feature of the solicitor client relationship. As a firm regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority, we have statutory, common law and regulatory obligations to ensure your information remains confidential. Our duty to protect your information continues even after we have completed your instructions.

All electronic information is held on servers within BWB’s offices. Backup servers are held offsite within the UK. Our network is protected by Cisco firewalls and the firm has obtained Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation ( ( This accreditation is a government backed scheme supported by the National Cyber Security Centre ( The firm undertakes audits and testing of the robustness of its protections.

IIlegal use of our name

Like many other reputable firms, Bates Wells and Braithwaite’s name and the names of our partners or staff may be used in connection with fraudulent schemes. Please click here for more information should you have any concerns.