4 reviews (2/5) and information for Boyes Turner LLP, Reading
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Abbots House, Abbey Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3BD
Languages spoken Afrikaans, English, French, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu
Size of firm 59 solicitors
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- Administrative and public law
- Clinical negligence
- Commercial litigation
- Commercial property
- Company and commercial
- Conveyancing - residential
- Corporate finance
- Crime - fraud
- Debt and bankruptcy - personal
- Debt recovery
- Dispute resolution - civil mediation
- Dispute resolution - commercial mediation
- European Community law
- Family - general
- Financial services
- Human rights
- Information Technology
- Insolvency and restructuring - business
- Intellectual property
- Landlord and tenant - residential
- Litigation - general
- entertainment and sport
- Mental health
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Personal injury
- Private client - Probate
- Private client - trusts
- Private client - Wills
- Professional negligence
- Travel and tourism
General Legal advice
26/01/21 - Reviewed by Anonymous
Possibly the worst customer service I’ve ever experienced. I found them rude, unhelpful, unorganised and lazy. They lied, ignored all requests and correspondence. Not sure how they are even a business. I recommend anyone to avoid this company, unless you want a litany of mistakes and terrible communication.
22/07/19 - Reviewed by Michael
Surprised that despite making an enquiry, they requested no documentation whatsoever - a very different and seemingly lazy attitude compared to other solicitors Therefore would not recommend. You need someone who will work for you and with you.
Compiled from data from the Solicitors Regulation Authority website
Outcome: Approval of employment (section 41)
This outcome was reached by SRA decision.
Johnson Solicitors Limited have been granted permission under Section 41 of the Solicitors Act 1974 to employ Mr Gary Parkinson, subject to the following conditions:
Mr Parkinson's work will be directly supervised by Mr Ian Johnson and in his absence by Mr Tim Cliff.
Mr Parkinson's work is limited to that described in:
the questionnaire signed by Mr Johnson dated 11 August 2016;
letter from Mr Johnson dated 12 August 2016 with attached job description and supervision arrangements.
Mr Parkinson does not hold, receive or have access to client money, or act as a signatory to any client or office account, or have the power to authorise electronic transfers from any client or office account.
Mr Parkinson is not to hold himself out as a solicitor. Mr Parkinson's status as a non-solicitor must be made clear to clients.
Mr Parkinson shall not supervise any other employee at Johnson Solicitors Limited.
Mr Parkinson's name will not appear on the firm's headed notepaper, website, publicity material or external name plate.
The SRA is immediately informed of any proposed variation in Mr Parkinson's duties or his supervision arrangements, prior to any such variation.
This approval and the conditions attached to it are subject to review at the absolute discretion of the SRA.
For definitions, please refer to the defined terms set out in the SRA Handbook Glossary 2012.
Reasons/basisMr Parkinson was suspended from practice for a period of six months by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal on 28 July 2016. In accordance with Section 41 of the Solicitors Act 1974, any solicitor wishing to employ or remunerate him in connection with their practise as a solicitor must obtain the SRA's approval. The SRA is satisfied that the above employment will not put public confidence in the administration of justice and the provision of legal services or the interests of clients at risk.
04/03/12 - Reviewed by Anonymous
I would like to express our sincere thanks for the firm's strong dedication and professionalism throughout the whole period of the case.
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