Important Announcement

9th August 2019

Important Announcement


Please be advised that at 16:30 on 9th August 2019, David Acland and Lila Thomas, both of FRP Advisory LLP, were appointed Joint Administrators of Roebucks Solicitors Limited (in Administration) ("Roebucks").

For more information please contact Katy Flynn at FRP Advisory LLP at katy.flynn@frpadvisory.com

Immediately upon the Joint Administrators appointment, they appointed Samantha Palmer and Jo Creamer as the Joint Solicitor Managers, both of Pinsent Masons LLP to ensure the safe transfer of client files and client monies to AWH Legal Limited ("AWH"). They can be contacted at SolicitorManagerRoebucks@pinsentmasons.com

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What will happen to my file?

To ensure continuity of service to you, we are pleased to inform you that all client files will be transferring to AWH a regulated law firm, as per the letter you will have received from Roebucks.

The new firm will be known as AWH Legal t/a Roebucks

We are pleased to let you know that all staff and fee earners will be transferring to AWH and can still be contacted on their contact telephone numbers. Roebucks contact details will remain the same and will continue to be based from their respective offices.

Can I instruct another solicitor?

Yes of course, you may instruct any solicitor of your choice. Please just let your fee earner know that you would like to instruct another law firm and they will immediately make arrangements for the safe transfer of your file, together with any other valuable documents Roebucks may have been holding for you in their secure storage and any client funds that Roebucks may be safely holding on your behalf.

What will happen to my Wills or Deeds?

We are pleased to let you know that all Wills and Deeds will continue to be securely stored in the current locations. Should you wish to retrieve any documents, or instruct any other firm to hold these documents on your behalf, please get in touch with AWH and they will be happy to assist you and arrange for the safe transfer of these documents either back to you or to any other solicitor of your choosing.

AWH Legal Ltd's telephone number: 01254 274000

What will happen to my closed file

We are pleased to let you know that all closed and archived files will continue to be stored in their current locations and in the safe custody of AWH. Should you wish to retrieve these documents please get in touch with your fee earner or the using the following details:

T: 01254 274000

AWH will be happy to assist you and arrange for the safe transfer of these documents back to you or to any other solicitor of your choosing.

What will happen to any client money owed to me?

AWH is a law firm regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. All client monies safely held in Roebucks' client account are not affected by the administration. Unless you instruct us otherwise, all client monies will be safely transferred with your file to your chosen solicitors firm's client account and will be allocated to your individual matter. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your fee earner or the Solicitor Manager team who are instructed by the Joint Administrators to assist with the transfer of client files and client monies from Roebucks;

SolicitorManagerRoebucks@pinsentmasons.com

What happens if I am a creditor of Roebucks?

You should not hesitate to contact the dedicated Joint Administrators team at FRP Advisory LLP. You can reach them by contacting Katy Flynn at katy.flynn@frpadvisory.com who will be pleased to assist you with any creditor enquiries that you may have.