Seth Lovis & Co Solicitors Limited has ceased all trading operations and will not be accepting new client matters.

On 11 March 2019, Finbarr O’Connell of Smith & Williamson LLP and Julien Irving of Leonard Curtis Recovery Limited were appointed as joint administrators of the Company. For all ongoing cases, clients should have already received a communication to detail the next steps in relation to their file.

Any individual queries can be directed to sethlovis@smithandwilliamson.com. To ensure that your query is dealt with promptly, please ensure that your unique case reference is clearly noted. In the event that you would prefer to speak with the administrators’ case team, please call 020 7131 8820 and leave your name and number and we will respond shortly.

To assist you with your query, some FAQs are set out below.


Question: I have an ongoing case matter, who will be dealing with this going forward?

Response: he firm has taken steps to ensure that you have ongoing representation by a firm who is expert in the relevant area of law. You should have received a letter advising who this firm is and, if they have not already done so, they will be in direct contact with you very shortly. Any individual queries can be directed to sethlovis@smithandwilliamson.com


Question: I am owed money in respect of my case by the firm, how will I get this paid now?

Response: Monies held by Seth Lovis & Co. Solicitors Limited in their client account will be distributed by the solicitor manager who has been appointed to deal with client related matters. Any individual queries can be directed to sethlovis@smithandwilliamson.com


Question: I want my matter to be handled by a new firm of my choice. How do I get my file back?

Response: The new firm will require a signed letter of authority from you. You should make contact with the firm you have been advised have received your file and they will arrange for the new firm to sign a lien for any costs that are outstanding in respect of the work already done and pass the file over.


Question: I believe that I am owed money by Seth Lovis & Co Solicitors Limited and / or that I have a claim against the firm. What should I do?

Response: Please send details of your claim, together with any relevant supporting documentation, to sethlovis@smithandwilliamson.com


The affairs, business and property of the Company are being managed by the administrators Finbarr Thomas O'Connell and Julien Robert Irving who act as agents of the Company and without personal liability. Finbarr Thomas O'Connell and Julien Robert Irving are licensed as insolvency practitioners in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. As such we are bound by the Insolvency Code of Ethics when carrying out all professional work relating to an insolvency appointment.

The Fair Processing Notice in relation to the General Data Protection Regulation can be accessed at http://smithandwilliamson.com/rrsgdpr Should you wish to be supplied with a hard copy, free of charge, please contact sethlovis@smithandwilliamson.com