Warning: Wenbley Personal Injury Solicitors
28 July 2022
The website at 'wembleypersonalinjurysolicitors.co.uk' was operating claiming to be a law firm called 'Wenbley Personal Injury Solicitors'.
What is the scam?
The website 'wembleypersonalinjurysolicitors.co.uk' was operating claiming to be for a firm of solicitors called 'Wenbley Personal Injury Solicitors'.
The SRA understands that online search engines provide a postal address of '49 District Rd, Wembly, HA0 2LE', a telephone number of '0208 138 2017' and a website address of 'wembleypersonalinjurysolicitors.co.uk' for 'Wenbley Personal Injury Solicitors'.
The SRA does not authorise or regulate a firm of solicitors called 'Wenbley Personal Injury Solicitors'.
Any business or transactions through 'Wenbley Personal Injury Solicitors', or the above postal, telephone number and website is not undertaken by a firm or individual authorised and regulated by the SRA.
Is there a genuine firm or person?
The SRA does authorise and regulate a genuine firm of solicitors called Wembley Solicitors Limited, whose head office is based at 561 High Road, Wembley, HA0 2DW. The telephone number for the genuine firm is 0203 417 3700 and its website is www.wembleysolicitors.com.
The genuine firm of Wembley Solicitors Limited has confirmed that it has no connection to the website referred to in the above alert.
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.