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Complaints Policy

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Please contact us via email at rk@richard-kanani.com or phone at 02089418363.


We endeavour to provide you with the best possible service, meaning our customers are usually very satisfied with the work we provide. Please refer to our testimonials to see feedback from our customers.

However, if you are unhappy with any part of the process then please contact us and we will do our best to resolve your issue as efficient and quickly as possible. If you have a complaint about the service you have received, in the first instance please telephone or write to the case handler dealing with your case in attempt to resolve any issues you may have. If you would rather not deal in the first instance with your case handler and would prefer to speak with someone else, then again please telephone and ask to be referred to their supervisor. If you would like to write to us, please address your letter to your case handler.

What Will Happen Next

  1. We will acknowledge receipt of your written complaint within two working days of its receipt and seek any necessary clarification as to the nature of the complaint;
  2. We will send a response letter within eight weeks of the receipt of your complaint, be it a verbal or written complaint;
  3. Any queries you have in relation to the response you receive should be directed to the person who writes to you – full contact details will be contained in the letter you receive;
  4. If you remain dissatisfied with the service provided and we are unable to reach a resolution of your complaint, we will write to you confirming our final decision and our reasoning behind this.
  5. If we are unable to help you, then you can have the complaint independently looked at by the Legal Ombudsman. If you would like more information about the Legal Ombudsman their contact details are as follows: www.legalombudsman.org.uk03005 550 333 or, minicom, 03005 551 777 – between 8:30am to 5:30pm*

* Calls to 03 numbers will cost no more than calls to national geographic numbers (starting 01or 02) from both mobiles and landlines. Calls are recorded and may be used for training and monitoring.

The time limit for referring a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) will be not later than one year from the date:

  • of the act or omission being complained about;
  • or when the complainant should have realised that there was cause for complaint.

LeO will have discretion to accept out-of-time complaints in circumstances where it deems it “fair and reasonable to do so”.


Legal Ombudsman
PO Box 6167

Separately, information relating to reporting concerns about an individual or a firm to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is available on the SRA website. Please note that the SRA does not deal with complaints about poor service. Further information is available at https://www.sra.org.uk/consumers/problems/reportsolicitor#how-complain, and they may be contacted at:

Solicitors Regulation Authority
The Cube
199 Wharfside Street
B1 1RN
Telephone number: 0370 606 2555

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9.00am – 1.00pm
2.00pm – 5.00pm

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Richard Kanani & Co.
4 Cranmer Road
TW12 1DW