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Legal Notices


The following information is provided in accordance with the requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009.

Business Name: Beresford Crump LLP

Legal Status: Beresford Crump LLP is a limited liability partnership, registered in England & Wales, number OC400789, controlled and managed by Keith D L Beresford .

Contact details and Registered Office: 1Midland House 2 Poole Road Bournemouth Dorset BH2 5QY

Tel: +44 (0)20 7831 2290

Fax: +44 (0)20 7831 6684 and +44 (0)20 7405 4092



Beresford Crump LLP ("the Firm") is regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).  Details of the professional rules by which the Firm is bound can be found on IPReg's website.

As European Patent Attorneys, the Firm is regulated by the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI).  Details of their professional rules can be found on the EPI's website, which references a collection of decisions including all the regulations concerning the Institute and its members.  The EPI Code of Conduct is in Section 4.2 of the referenced document.


Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys


Complaints that relate to the Firm's standard of service can be made to the Members.  We have a complaints handling policy and a procedure to handle complaints when they arise, which are available upon application.  Clients dissatisfied with the way in which the Firm deals with complaints have further options:

In the case of a complaint that relates to the Firm's standard of service, you can also contact the Legal Ombudsman:

In the case of a complaint that relates to the Firm's professional competence or handling of a matter, you can contact IPReg or in some cases the EPI.

Any complaint to IPReg must usually be made within 12 months of the date of the matter occurring.  Further information is available from IPReg. You can contact IPReg:

  • in writing at 5th Floor, The Outer Temple 222-225 Strand London WC2R 1BA; or

  • by telephone on 020 7353 4373; or

  • via their website at; or

  • by email to




Terms of Business

A copy of the Firm's Terms of Business is available on request.

Further information on the Firm's attorneys and their professional qualifications can be found at Our People on this website.

Professional Liability Insurance

The Firm's insurance coverage extends to acts and omissions wherever they occur in the world.  Our insurer is Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc, whose address is St Mark’s Court, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1XL.


Our UK VAT registration number is GB 217 4582 06.


The materials provided on this website are for general information purposes only and are not legal advice.  No warranty, whether express or implied, is given in relation to such materials.  Beresford Crump LLP shall not be liable for any technical, editorial, typographical or other errors or omissions within the information provided on this website, nor shall it be responsible for the content of any web images or information linked to this website and it does not accept any liability for any loss or harm arising from your reliance on this general information.  You must seek appropriate advice from your own lawyers or other advisers as appropriate.

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