Client confidentiality and the protection of information is a fundamental feature of our relationship with our clients.
Bates Wells & Braithwaite London LLP (referred to as “Bates Wells”) 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. Bates Wells is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Bates Wells 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 Bates Wells, 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.
Client confidentiality and the protection of information is a fundamental feature of our relationship with our clients. As a professional services firm, regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority, Bates Wells has specific statutory, common law and regulatory obligations regarding the maintenance of client confidentiality and the protection and processing of Personal Data.
This Privacy Notice (together with any other documents referred to in it) sets out how and why we process any Personal Data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.
Please read this notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how and why we collect, store, use and share your Personal Data. It also explains your rights and how to contact us or our supervisory authority in the event you have any concerns we are unable to address.
When we use your Personal Data we are required to do so in accordance with the UK GDPR. We are responsible as ‘controller’ of your Personal Data for the purposes of the UK GDPR. We will use your Personal Data in accordance with your engagement with us and your instructions, the UK GDPR, other relevant legislation and our professional duty of confidentiality.
In the event that the EU GDPR applies to our activities, we will comply with the EU GDPR.