East Devon Law LLP has been authorised by CILEx Regulation for the reserved activity of Probate under Authorisation number 2180277 and is independently regulated by CILEx Regulation and as such is required to have a policy of professional indemnity Insurance in place to cover all the legal services which the firm provides, this Policy is held through AmTrust.  East Devon Law is the trading name of East Devon Law LLP a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales with number OC423017.  Registered office: Barton Chambers, The Old Dairy, Cadhay, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1QT.  A list of members and their professional qualifications is available for inspection at the offices of the firm.

Ian Hunt is a Partner and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) No: 29548.  Derek Hunt is a Partner and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) No: 8291.  Steven Carman is a Partner and a practising Solicitor No.805158. Andrew Carman is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) No.50094575. Anna Garland is a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) No.50164270. Adele Hunt is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) No.50186235.

The website address is www.cilexregulation.org.uk.

Consultant Robert Scott is a practising Solicitor and the professional rules applicable to the legal services provided by him are contained in the SRA Code of Conduct which can be found on the SRA website www.sra.org.uk or you can contact the SRA on 0870 606 2555.

Consultant Notary Public Gloria Ryden as a practising Notary Public is regulated through the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury details of which can be found on the Faculty Office’s website www.facultyoffice.org.uk

Ian Hunt is a Full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) No: 2599.  The professional standards applicable to members of STEP are set out in the STEP Code of Professional Conduct.  All Will writing work is compliant with the STEP Code for Will Preparation in England and Wales.  Both Codes can be found on the STEP website www.step.org

Ian is also an Accredited Full member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) Member No: 1532.  Andrew Carman is an Associate Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) Member No. 6085. Adele Hunt is a Student Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) Member No.5505. In accordance with the SFE Code of Conduct, we have a Client Care Policy a copy of which can be downloaded via the link on our Further Information tab.

East Devon Law is a Full member of the Equity Release Council No: 787.

As the firm are members of the Trading Standards Buy With Confidence Scheme, Membership No.721, we adhere to the terms & conditions laid down in their guidance document.  For more details see www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk.

All other services, listed on the ‘Other Services’ tab, including reserved legal services, referred to on this website are provided via our Trusted Associates Network, full details of which are available on request.

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As you would expect, we monitor visits to our website, principally so that we can make sure that it is easy to navigate, identify the areas that are of particular interest to visitors and generally improve the site and our services. The information that we collect in this process will not identify you as an individual. In common with most websites, our site uses cookies – small data files which are downloaded to your computer so that we can recognise that your computer has visited the site before. We do not use cookies to identify you, just to improve your experience of the site – for example, by allowing the site to remember your bookmarks and language preference. You can, if you wish set your Internet browser so that it will not automatically download cookies – this will not prevent you from using our site. The exact steps necessary to block cookies varies from browser to browser. They are generally explained in the “Help” section of the browser.

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The materials published on this website are, unless otherwise stated, the copyright works of Ian D Hunt and East Devon Law. The copyright of the website design belongs absolutely to East Devon Law. You may make copies of materials published which are of interest to you for your own personal use and you may also provide occasional copies to others for information purposes only provided that you do so free of charge. When you do make copies for yourself or others, the content of the published material and the copyright notices must remain intact, your communication of the content must not be misleading or inaccurate and a copy of this notice must accompany any copies of the materials which you provide to others. No other use of the materials published on this website is permitted without the express prior written consent of East Devon Law. The East Devon Law name, logo and strap line is a registered Trademark and as such cannot be copied or used without the express written consent of East Devon Law.

All above information is correct as at 1st February 2022