Register of licensed bodies (ABS)

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP


Head of legal practice

Mark Whitehouse (authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority)

Head of Finance and Administration

Stuart Hatcher

Reserved activities

The firm is licensed to undertake the following reserved legal activities:

  • Rights of audience
  • Conduct of litigation
  • Reserved instrument activities
  • Probate activities
  • Administration of oaths

Terms and conditions of the licence

The general conditions which apply to licensed bodies contained in Rule 8 of the SRA Authorisation Rules for Legal Services Bodies and Licensable Bodies as applicable.

Any obligation which may from time to time be imposed on [The Firm] or a manager, employee, or non-authorised interest-holder in [The Firm] by or under the SRA's licensing rules or by or under the LSA, or any other enactment.

[The Firm] may carry on exempt regulated activities under Part XX of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 provided that such activities arise out of or are complementary to the firm’s reserved legal activities or other legal activities.


The information below is a summary of the waiver(s) granted.

  1. The Licensed Body has been granted a waiver from the requirements of Rule 8.6(a)(i) and (ii) of the Authorisation Rules in respect of the requirement for it to seek approval for the current managers of Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP and those appointed from time to time. This waiver is granted subject to the following conditions:

    • (i) That this waiver does not extend to current and future members of Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP's Executive Board (or any members of successor Board with comparative powers ), who will be required to seek approval.
    • (ii) That the Solicitors Regulation Authority is notified in writing within 14 days of any change to the details provided in the Licensed Body application dated 13 February 2013;
    • (iii) That the waiver is expressly granted on the basis that it is without prejudice to any future decision on this or any related matter;
    • (iv) The waiver is revocable by the Solicitors Regulation Authority on giving reasonable notice.


The firm's license ceased to have effect on 3 January 2017

Licence number : 442833

Granted on 30 January 2014

Effective from 3 March 2014

Registration details


Registration details

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP

1 Embankment Place
Company no. OC319841

Quoted company

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP is not a quoted company or a subsidiary of, or part owned by, a quoted company.


1 Embankment Place