Legal Notices & Documents - HGF Limited
Legal Notices & Documents
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
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.
HGF Limited owns affiliated companies that serve clients in offices outside of the United Kingdom, as follows:
- HGF BV, a Dutch company (registration number 63864606) situated at Zuid-Hollandlaan 72596 AL The Hague, and Gedempt Hamerkanaal 147,1021 KP, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and whose staff include registered Dutch and European patent and trade mark attorneys;
- HGF GmbH, a Swiss company (registration number CH-270.4.005.198-8) situated at OBC Suisse AGBasel-City Aeschenvorstadt 71CH - 4051 Basel, whose staff include registered European patent attorneys.
References on this website to HGF in the context of our overseas operations are references to the respective company in that location in question.
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.
4. Terms of Business
A copy of our Terms of Business is available here.
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.
6. 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.
8. Cookie Information
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9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
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.