Register of licensed bodies (ABS)

Ascent Performance Group Limited

(Trading as Ascent Contact and 6 other names)


Head of legal practice

Laurence Michael Gavin (authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority)

Head of Finance and Administration

Richard Allen

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

  1. The Licensed Body has been granted a waiver to Rule 8.6(a) (ii) of the SRA Authorisation Rules 2011 to allow the managers of a trust company, which is an owner of the Licensed Body, to not require approval for their roles.


Licence number : 570670

Granted on 17 August 2012

Effective from 20 August 2012

Registration details

Ascent Performance Group Limited

Riverside East
2 Millsands
S3 8DT
Company no. 06742453

Quoted company

Ascent Performance Group Limited is not a quoted company or a subsidiary of, or part owned by, a quoted company.

Trading names

Ascent Contact
Ascent Legal
Ascent Service & Enforcement
Debt Guard
Debt Guard Solicitors
HL Interactive
Ascent Commercial


Riverside East
2 Millsands
S3 8DT

St Peter’s Square
M2 3AF