Our complaints policy

At Hayes Connor Solicitors we are committed to providing a high quality legal service to all our clients.  When something goes wrong, we need you to tell us about it.  This will help us to improve our standards.

Our complaints procedure

If you have a complaint, please contact us with the details in writing by letter, fax or email to the case handler dealing with the matter.

What will happen next?

  1. We will send you a letter acknowledging receipt of your complaint within 3 working days of us receiving the formal complaint, enclosing a copy of this procedure.
  2. We will then investigate your complaint. This will normally involve passing your complaint to Christine Sabino – Senior Solicitor sabino@hayesconnor.co.uk
  3. Complaints handler will then invite you to a meeting to discuss and hopefully resolve your complaint. They will do this within 7 working days of sending you the acknowledgement letter.
  4. Within 3 working days of the meeting they will write to you to confirm what took place and any solutions he has agreed with you.
  5. If you do not want a meeting or it is not possible, the Complaints handler will send you a detailed written reply to your complaint, including his suggestions for resolving the matter, within 7 working days of sending you the acknowledgement letter.
  6. At this stage, if you are still not satisfied, you should contact us again and we will arrange for our Director, Kingsley Hayes to review this decision.
  7. We will write to you within 7 working days of receiving your request for a review, confirming our final position on your complaint and explaining our reasons.
  8. If, following our investigation of your complaint, you remain unhappy with the service provided by the Company, then you may contact the Legal Ombudsman.  Their details are: The Legal Ombudsman, PO Box 15870 Birmingham B30 9EB, Telephone: 0300 5550333, E mail: enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk.
  9. If we consider the firm or any member of our staff has been guilty of serious misconduct then we shall report such conduct to the Solicitors Regulation Authority in any event.

If we have to change any of the timescales above, we will let you know and explain why.

We take every complaint seriously and will use your comments to review our processes and improve our service.


We are currently operating home working for all employees. During this time, the quickest and easiest way to start a new data breach claim is via our secure online form.


If you think you may have a claim then do not hesitate to contact us on  0330 995 0070.

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  • Black Lion Marketing Ltd March 27, 2020
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    A Town Clerk at Whitchurch Town Council has been prosecuted for intentionally blocking records with the intent to prevent disclosure.  
  • Cathay Pacific March 4, 2020
    Cathay Pacific Airways Limited £500,000 for failing to protect the security of its customers’ personal data. Between October 2014 and May 2018 Cathay Pacific’s computer systems lacked appropriate security measures which led to customers’ personal details being exposed.
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    CRDNN Limited issued with enforcement notice after making more than 193 million automated nuisance calls.
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    CRDNN Limited fined with the maximum £500,000 fine for making more than 193 million automated nuisance calls.
  • Leo Kirk January 15, 2020
    A former social worker has been prosecuted for passing the personal information of service users to a third party provider for Local Authority young person placements.


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