Legal Notices & Documents - HGF Limited

Legal Notices & Documents

1. General

Information under the Provision of Services Regulations 2009

Business Name: HGF Limited

Legal Status: HGF Limited is a limited company incorporated under the Companies Act 2006 in England and Wales.

Contact details and Registered Office:

HGF Limited, 1 City Walk , Leeds, LS11 9DX, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 113 233 0100

Fax: +44 (0) 113 233 0101

Email: enquiries@hgf.com

VAT: our UK VAT registration number is GB 189 0834 69.

Owners: A list of the Shareholders (partners) of HGF Limited is posted in the entrance of each office including the office in Leeds identified above.

Further information on our people and their professional qualifications can be found here

2. Regulation: HGF Limited is regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPREG). Details of the professional rules for registered patent and trade mark attorneys are on IPREG's website: www.ipreg.org.uk/information/code_conduct.php.

European patent attorneys are 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. The epi Code of Conduct is here and its Regulation on Discipline is here

3. Terms of Business

A copy of our Terms of Business is available here

4. Complaints

We strive to meet our clients' expectations, but inevitably we will not always achieve that and we have a Complaints Policy, and associated procedure, for dealing with any complaints that a client may have. Our policy can be found here

5. Professional Liability Insurance

HGF has insurance that extends to acts and omissions wherever they occur in the world. Our limit of liability is commensurate with a firm of our standing. Further details are available on request. Our insurer is Pamia Limited, whose address is 90 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4ST. A link to their website is here

6. Website Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

The terms governing use of our website, and our privacy policy, can be found here.

7. Cookie Information

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit our site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit.

The only cookies we use are Google Analytics cookies. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form which includes the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and pages they have visited on our website. For more information about these cookies click here to view Google's privacy policy.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

8. Bribery and Corruption

HGF has a zero-tolerance policy towards bribery and corruption, both within HGF and with respect to our clients and suppliers. Our policy is here.

9. Modern Slavery

HGF has a zero-tolerance policy towards the issue of modern slavery and trafficking of people, both within HGF and with respect to our clients and suppliers. Our policy is here. 

Our annual statement of our actions to minimise the risk of exploitation of people occuring within HGF or our supply chain is here. 

10. Whistle Blowing

To ensure that our people are not afraid to expose any wrong-doing that might occur within HGF, we have a policy to handle that issue, which can be found here.

General Disclaimer

The materials provided on this website are for general information purposes only and are not legal advice. HGF Limited 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 and other advisers.