Clyde & Co and Barlow Lyde & Gilbert merged on 1 November 2011. The merged firm is known as, and trades globally, as Clyde & Co.
Clyde & Co is an international law firm comprising Clyde & Co LLP and subsidiary undertakings. All references in this website to 'I', 'We', 'Us', 'Our', 'Clyde & Co', 'the firm' and the like should be read as referring to Clyde & Co LLP and the other partnerships, limited liability partnerships, companies and other entities forming part of the practice of Clyde & Co and which are authorised to carry the name 'Clyde & Co', 'Beaumont and Son' or to describe themselves as being 'in association with Clyde & Co LLP' (or similar expressions) or one or more of those undertakings as the context requires.
Global legal structure of Clyde & Co
- The business carried on by Clyde & Co in the UK and its locally registered, and licenced branches in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Nantes, Paris and Singapore is carried on through a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales known as Clyde & Co LLP but which continues to practise under the name Clyde & Co.
- Certain work undertaken in Manchester and Oxford is carried out by Clyde & Co Claims LLP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Clyde & Co LLP.
- The Qatar Financial Centre Branch is licenced by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority.
- The Dubai International Financial Centre office is registered with the Dubai Financial Services Authority.
Clasis LLC is a Singapore law practice registered as a limited liability law corporation in Singapore. It is associated with Clyde & Co. Clasis LLC is an independent law practice and is not a subsidiary or branch of Clyde & Co or Clyde & Co LLP.
Clyde & Co LLP and Clyde & Co Claims LLP are both limited liability partnerships registered in England and Wales under numbers OC326539 and OC344148 respectively and both with registered offices at The St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AR, United Kingdom
- The business structures for other Clyde & Co offices differ depending on the prevailing laws and regulations of the particular jurisdictions in which the offices are located.
- Associated firms are associated with Clyde & Co LLP.
Clyde & Co offices and associated * offices worldwide:
Abu Dhabi, Caracas, Doha, Dubai, Guildford, Hong Kong, London, Manchester, Montréal, Moscow, Nantes, New Jersey, New York, Oxford, Paris, Piraeus, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Toronto and associate offices in Belgrade, Dar es Salaam, Mumbai, New Delhi, Riyadh and St Petersburg.
The term partner is used to refer to a member of Clyde & Co LLP or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications or an individual with equivalent status in one of Clyde & Co LLP's subsidiary undertakings. A list of the members of Clyde & Co LLP and of the non-members who are designated as partners is open to inspection at its registered office at The St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AR, United Kingdom. Members are either solicitors or registered foreign lawyers.
In the United Kingdom, Clyde & Co LLP and Clyde & Co Claims LLP are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales. Outside the United Kingdom, Clyde & Co LLP and its subsidiary undertakings are regulated according to the jurisdiction where they practise. Individual lawyers may also be regulated in another jurisdiction where they are admitted to practise. The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales regulations for solicitors are available online at http://www.sra.org.uk/home/home.page
Website pages made before 1 May 2007
Before 1 May 2007, the law firm 'Clyde & Co' was a general partnership set up under English law with subsidiary undertakings. Although this website includes documents produced before then, nothing in them means that Clyde & Co LLP or any limited liability affiliate is a general partnership or has unlimited liability.
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Our liability to you
We make no warranties except as set out in these terms and conditions and to the extent permitted by applicable law all other express and implied warranties and conditions are hereby excluded. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude any liability arising out of access to or use of or reliance on any information posted on or downloaded from this site.
Should any part of these terms and conditions for any reason be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these terms and conditions had been eliminated.
In the UK and other jurisdictions in which we operate, we are required to identify clients for the purpose of anti-money laundering legislation. This means that when we first receive instructions from a client, we are required to identify both our client and (if applicable) the client’s beneficial owner(s) and to verify those identities. We may therefore ask you to provide us with appropriate evidence of identity or other information, which we will retain. If satisfactory evidence or information is not provided within a reasonable time of our request we may have to stop acting for you. In that event you will be charged for work done up to the time we stop acting.
Professional indemnity insurance
In the UK and other jurisdictions in which we operate, we are required to have in place professional indemnity insurance. The name of our professional indemnity insurer is available upon request.
Financial Services Authority
We are included on the register of professional firms maintained by the Financial Services Authority so that we can carry on certain regulated activities such as insurance mediation (which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts) as an incidental part of our normal professional services. This part of our business is also regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The register can be accessed via the Financial Services Authority website at http://www.fsa.gov.uk/Pages/register/
We have been made aware that from time to time members of the public may be sent fraudulent emails, purporting to come from the firm. The emails contain a copy of the firm's logo and relay imaginative factual circumstances with a request for the recipient to contact the sender, providing personal or confidential information. Such emails are known to the Metropolitan Police and NCIS as "419 scams". Clyde & Co has no involvement with these emails. Members of the public who are in receipt of a 419 scam email should not to respond to it.
Governing Law and jurisdiction
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Terms of business - Clyde & Co LLP
All rights and obligations, including any contractual obligations which the partnership Clyde & Co or any of its individual partners or staff had with a client prior to 1 May 2007, have been transferred to and assumed by Clyde & Co LLP. The terms of engagement under which Clyde & Co LLP provides services to a client are, apart from Clyde & Co LLP becoming the contracting party, those that have previously been supplied to clients. Revised terms of engagement reflecting the move to LLP status are applicable in respect of all new instructions to Clyde & Co LLP from 1 May 2007.