Information under the Provision of Services Regulations 2009
Business Name: HGF Europe LLP
Legal Status: HGF Europe LLP is a limited liability partnership incorporated in England (No. OC425986).
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
Contact details in Germany:
Neumarkter Str. 18, 81673 Munich
Telephone: +49 89 1 259 9600
Email: [email protected]
VAT: Our VAT registration number are:
United Kingdom: GB 318 3680 94
Germany: DE 323 0592 65
Members: A list of members of the LLP is displayed at our registered office. Click for further information on our people and their professional qualifications.
HGF Europe LLP 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.
Our German attorneys are registered at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office, and are members of the Patentanwaltskammer (German Patent Attorneys Association). Our German patent attorneys are further subject to the professional rules stipulated by the German Patent Attorney Code (Patentanwaltsordnung) and the Professional Code of Conduct for Patent Attorneys (Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte), as well as the FICPI (Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle) Code of Professional Conduct.
A copy of our Terms of Business is available here.
Where a client instructs HGF Europe LLP to perform services on its behalf, those services will be provided under these Terms of Business, subject to any agreement or variation in writing between us and our client.
Where we instruct a third party supplier to provide professional services on behalf of a client of HGF Europe LLP, the Terms of Instruction available here shall apply to the relationship, subject to any agreement or variation in writing between us and our supplier.
Where we instruct a third party supplier to provide support services to HGF Europe LLP, the Terms of Instruction available here shall apply to the relationship, subject to any agreement or variation in writing between us and our supplier.
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.
Clients dissatisfied with the way in which we deal with complaints can also contact the Legal Ombudsman whose website is at www.legalombudsman.org.uk. His address is PO Box 6167, Slough, SL1 0EH. T: 0300 555 0333 or for oversees clients: T: +44 121 245 3050.
HGF Europe LLP 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.
HGF Europe LLP has a zero-tolerance policy towards bribery and corruption, both within HGF and with respect to our clients and suppliers. Our policy is here.
HGF Europe LLP 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.
HGF’s annual statement of our actions to minimise the risk of exploitation of people occurring within the HGF Group of companies or our supply chain is here.
To ensure that our people are not afraid to expose any wrong-doing that might occur within the HGF Group of companies, 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 Europe LLP 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.