Warning: Website "www․emp-aspireltd․com"

21 June 2019

The website "www․emp-aspireltd․com" is operating, falsely claiming to be authorised and regulated by the SRA.

What is the scam?

The website "www․emp-aspireltd․com" is operating, falsely claiming to be authorised and regulated by the SRA.

The website provides the telephone number “+44 741 834 2446”, and email address “”. The registered office is listed as “Aspire Employment Law Limited, 12 Wigmore Street, Aston House, Cornwall Avenue, London, United Kingdom, N3 1LF”. The contact details for an office in Abu Dhabi are “Hamdan Street, PO BOX 3501, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates”. The telephone number for this office is listed as “+971 5218 67966”.

The website has falsely appropriated details of a Company registered at Companies House that does not provide regulated services as solicitors.

The SRA Number provided is “11188796”.

The SRA does not authorise or regulate a firm of solicitors called “Aspire Employment Law Limited” or a firm of solicitors with the above SRA Number. Any business or transactions undertaken through the above website or through the above contact details are not undertaken by a solicitor’s practice or individual authorised and regulated by the SRA.

What should I do?

When a firm's or individual's identity has been copied exactly (or cloned), due diligence is necessary. If you receive correspondence claiming to be from the above firm(s) or individual(s), or information of a similar nature to that described, you should conduct your own due diligence by checking the authenticity of the correspondence by contacting the law firm directly by reliable and established means. You can contact the SRA to find out if individuals or firms are regulated and authorised by the SRA and verify an individual's or firm's practising details. Other verification methods, such as checking public records (e.g. telephone directories and company records) may be required in other circumstances.