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These terms of use are issued by Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Charles Russell Speechlys AG and the firms known as Charles Russell Speechlys in Paris and Luxembourg. Unless otherwise indicated, in this website these entities are referred to individually and collectively as ‘Charles Russell Speechlys’, and the words ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ mean Charles Russell Speechlys.

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP is a firm of solicitors with offices in London, Guildford, Cheltenham, Bahrain, Dubai, Qatar, and Singapore and is constituted as a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311850. It is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA number: 420625), the independent regulatory body of the Law Society of England and Wales, whose rules and principles governing solicitors’ conduct are available at www.sra.org.uk.

A list of members and of non-members who are described as partners, is available for inspection at the registered office, 5 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RD. Its members may either be solicitors, non-lawyers, Registered European Lawyers or Registered Foreign Lawyers.


Charles Russell Speechlys LLP is licensed by the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs (with licence number 5/FLF/2007) in respect of its branch office in Manama, which is at Floor 24 Bahrain World Trade Centre, East Tower Isa A1 Kabeer Avenue, Manama, Bahrain.


Charles Russell Speechlys LLP’s branch office in Dubai is a Recognised Limited Liability Partnership registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre under number CL2511 and regulated by the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department. Its registered office is at Index Tower West Entrance Level 20 Unit 2002 - DIFC - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.


Charles Russell Speechlys is the name of a firm of attorneys based in France with SIRET number 799 065 917 00020 and is constituted as a Société d'Exercice Libéral par Actions Simplifiée (SELAS) under the laws of France. It is regulated by the Paris Bar and is domiciled at 41 Avenue de Friedland, 75008, Paris, France.

Hong Kong

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP’s office in Hong Kong is a limited liability partnership established under the Hong Kong Legal Practitioners Ordinance with the registered number 56955465-000 and is registered as a Hong Kong law firm with the Law Society of Hong Kong.


Charles Russell Speechlys SCS, Avocat à la Cour, is an independent Luxembourg law firm established as a common limited partnership (société en commandite simple) registered as a société d’avocats listed on list V with the Luxembourg Bar. Charles Russell Speechlys SCS is managed by its general partner, Charles Russell Speechlys GP S.à°r.l., a Luxembourg private limited liability company with registered seat at 2, rue Jean Monnet, L-2180 Luxembourg, a société d’avocats listed on list V with the Luxembourg bar registered with the Luxembourg trade and companies’ register (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés, Luxembourg) under number B 195912 (the General Partner). Charles Russell Speechlys SCS has VAT number LU 30504946. Charles Russell Speechlys SCS and its General Partner are associated with Charles Russell Speechlys LLP.


Charles Russell Speechlys LLP is also licensed by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC number: 00177) in respect of its branch office in Doha. Its registered office is at Level 18, Unit 1805, Burj Al Fardan Building 157, Street 301, Zone 69, Lusail, Doha, State of Qatar, PO Box 27774.


Charles Russell Speechlys LLP operates in Singapore through a branch of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP. Charles Russell Speechlys is licensed by the Attorney-General's Office of Singapore to practise law in Singapore as a Licensed Foreign Law Practice. The Singapore branch is registered with ACRA with unique entity number T23FC0040H and registered address at 10 Marina Boulevard, #08-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 2, Singapore 018983.


Charles Russell Speechlys AG is incorporated in Switzerland and is authorised to practise there as a corporate law firm by the Supervisory Commissions for lawyers of the Cantons of Zurich and Geneva. All of Charles Russell Speechlys AG’s lawyers, including partners, are either solicitors regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, or are lawyers regulated by the relevant regulatory body in their place of admission or in the jurisdiction in which they practice.

The word “partner” means a partner or member of any of the constituent firms of Charles Russell Speechlys or a director, employee or consultant with equivalent standing of any such firm. Further information about Charles Russell Speechlys partners and their qualifications is contained in other pages on this website.

Use of this website

By using this website you agree to the following terms and conditions.

This website contains general information only and although it is believed to be accurate at the time of first publication, no representation or warranty is made that it is. It may not reflect the current law or position and it should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice. Users should seek appropriate legal advice before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of this website. Subject to any liability under English law which cannot be excluded, we will not be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from your use of this website, including without limitation relating to any equipment, software or data as a result of any viruses, defects, malware or malfunctions in connection with your access to or use of this website. If you need legal advice, please contact us at enquiries@crsblaw.com.

We are not responsible for nor do we endorse or approve the contents of any websites referred to in or accessed through this website. If you would like to create a hypertext link to this website, please contact us before doing so at enquiries@crsblaw.com.

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The contents of this website including the website design and all other materials on this website are copyright Charles Russell Speechlys.

We permit you to copy, download, reproduce and/or electronically save part or parts of the contents of this website solely for personal use in accordance with the above terms. Any other use of the contents of this website is strictly prohibited.

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Governing law and jurisdiction

Your use of this website will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any dispute will be referred to the English courts.

Financial services

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but it is able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because it is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. It can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services that it has been engaged to provide.


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