Regulation & Compliance

Legal Statement

Modern slavery act 2015

Please click here for the statement made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the Foot Anstey LLP’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ended 30 April 2019. It sets out the steps that Foot Anstey LLP has undertaken – and is continuing to take – to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain

Terms of use

This page tells you the terms of use (“Terms”) of our website, (our “Site”). By accessing our Site you confirm that you have read and accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from using our Site.

Email disclaimer

Our emails are confidential and may be subject to legal professional privilege. Unauthorised use of any communication received or its contents is prohibited.

If you receive an email in error, please notify us immediately by email and delete any copies. We may intercept emails for the purpose of detecting unauthorised use of our email system. You are reminded that email communications are not secure. Our emails are checked for viruses but you should perform virus checks on any attachments.

We accept no responsibility or liability for malicious or fraudulent emails purportedly coming from us and it is your responsibility to ensure that any emails received are genuine before relying on anything contained within them. Where the content of an email is personal or otherwise unconnected with the firm’s or its clients’ business, Foot Anstey LLP accepts no responsibility or liability for such content.

In order to help ensure that we keep the affairs of our clients confidential, emails leaving our systems are routinely monitored by specialist software which is designed to protect against the risk of misaddressed emails. This involves the transfer of relevant email metadata (including recipient email address, subject heading and salutation) to the software provider’s secure datacentre and this information does not leave the EU. This data will only be used for this, and not for any other, purpose.

Information about us

Foot Anstey LLP is a limited liability partnership authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Its VAT number is GB 260 1562 34 and registered number is OC360255. Its registered office address is Salt Quay House, 4 North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, PL4 0BN. The term ‘Partner’ is used to refer to a member of Foot Anstey LLP.

We are not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. However, we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can carry on insurance distribution activity and credit broking. Insurance distribution activity is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. Credit broking is the introduction to a finance or credit provider – where appropriate, we may introduce you to one or more credit/finance providers that we work with. 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 Financial Conduct Authority website at

Accessing our site

Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Site without notice (see below). We will not be liable, if for any reason, our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them

Prohibited use

You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware

Intellectual property rights

Foot Anstey LLP are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy and may download extracts of any page(s) from our Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, 3-D images, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

You must not use any part of the materials on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on information and liability

The information contained on our Site is for general information purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal advice. No guarantees or warranties are provided regarding the accuracy of any information contained on our Site. To the extent permitted by law FAS also expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
    • loss of income or revenue;
    • loss of business;
    • loss of profits or contracts;
    • loss of anticipated savings;
    • loss of data;loss of goodwill;
    • wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Linking to our site

You may create a link to the homepage of our Site. Links to any other pages on the Site are prohibited. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our Site must not be framed and we reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on our Site other than that set out above, please address your request to [email protected]

Links from our site

Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These Terms are governed by English law.


We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Site.


We want to give you the best possible service. However if at any point you become unhappy or concerned about the service we have provided then please inform your lawyer or main contact immediately. We will do our best to resolve the problem and free of charge.

If you wish to make a formal complaint then please see our complaints procedure and relevant contact details here. A complaint will have no effect on how we deal with your matter.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority can help you, if you are concerned about our behaviour. If you feel that we may have been dishonest or treated you unfairly because of your age, disability or other characteristic, then please see its website:

If we are unable to resolve your complaint then you may be able to refer the matter to the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) which is also free. The contact details are shown on our complaints procedure.

LeO will check that you have tried to resolve your complaint directly with us. If you have then you must contact it within 6 months of our final response to you and within either one year from the date when the problem occurred or one year from when you should reasonably have been aware of it.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Site, please email [email protected]