24 hour emergency police station phone 07767 497 423
For he attention of our loyal clients our offices have recently moved to 88a Tottenham Lane London N8 7EE.
If you cannot get through on our telephone lines contact our emergency line: 07767497423
We are currently offering Zoom meetings or, if this is not possible, face-to-face meetings subject to Covid safe measures such as mandatory mask usage.
Contact our Solicitors
Clinton Davis Pallis
88a Tottenham Lane
London N8 7EE
DX 35952 Crouch End
t: 020 8880 5000 | 020 8342 5800
f: 0204 506 9000
Emergency telephone number for police station assistance
07767 497 423
How to get to our Crouch End office:
Buses: 41, W3
From Turnpike Lane Underground or West Green Road at Seven Sister Underground get the 41 which stops outside our offices.
From Finsbury Park Underground get the W3 which stops at Tottenham Lane which is a few minutes walk from our offices.
Monica Healy has been a partner in the practice for over forty years. During her long career as a solicitor she has experience in many fields of law but now specialises in property law doing residential and commercial conveyancing and probate work
Howard Pallis has been a partner in Clinton Davis Pallis for over 20 years. He has dealt with a wide range of Law but now concentrates on criminal work where he is a Court and Police Station Duty Solicitor
Ophelia Debrah joined Clinton Davies Pallis in February 2020 as an associate Solicitor and has a wealth of practical legal experience and advises on Residential Conveyancing and Family Law to include all aspects of freehold and leasehold sales and purchase transactions, divorce and matrimonial finance cases.
John Selby, formerly head of the criminal department in an Islington practice, qualified as a duty solicitor and now employed as a part time criminal consultant
We want to give you the best possible service. However, if at any point you become unhappy or concerned about the service, we have provided then you should inform us immediately, so that we can do our best to resolve the problem.
In the first instance it may be helpful to contact the person who is working on your case to discuss your concerns and we will do our best to resolve any issues . If you would like to make a formal complaint, then you can read our full complaints procedure at the bottom of this page. Making a complaint will not affect how we handle your case.
What to do if we cannot resolve your complaint
The Legal Ombudsman can help you if we are unable to resolve your complaint ourselves. They will look at your complaint independently and it will not affect how we handle your case.
Before accepting a complaint for investigation, the Legal Ombudsman will check that you have tried to resolve your complaint with us first. If you have, then you must take your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman:
Within six months of receiving a final response to your complaint
No more than six years from the date of act/omission; or
No more than three years from when you should reasonably have known there was cause for complaint.
If you would like more information about the Legal Ombudsman, please contact them.
Call: 0300 555 0333 between 9.00 to 17.00.
Legal Ombudsman PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ
What to do if you are unhappy with our behaviour
The Solicitors Regulation Authority can help if you are concerned about our behaviour. This could be for things like dishonesty, taking or losing your money or treating you unfairly because of your age, a disability or other characteristic.
Visit their website to see how you can raise your concerns with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Our complaints procedure
We will send you a letter acknowledging your complaint and asking you to confirm or explain the details set out. We will also let you know the name of the person who will be dealing with your complaint. This will normally be either Mr Pallis or Ms Healy. If the complaint is against either of them it will be investigated by the other Partner, you can expect to receive our letter within 2 days of us receiving your complaint.
We will record your complaint in our central register and open a separate file for your complaint. We will do this within a day of receiving your complaint.
We will acknowledge your reply to our acknowledgement letter and confirm what will happen next. You can expect to hear from us within a day of your reply.
We will then start to investigate your complaint this will normally involve the following steps:-
The Partner dealing with the complaint will ask the member of staff who acted for you to reply to your complaint within 5 days.
The Partner will then examine their reply and the information in your complaint file and, if necessary, he may also speak to them. This will take up to 3 days from receiving their reply and the file.
The partner will then invite you to a meeting and discuss and hopefully resolve your complaint. This will be done by a Partner and will do this within 3 days.
Within 2 days of the meeting the Partner will write to you to confirm what took place and any solutions agreed with you.
If you do not want a meeting or it is not possible, the partner will send you a detailed reply to your complaint. This will include suggestions for resolving the matter. This will be done within 5 days of completing the investigation.
At this stage, if you are still not satisfied you can write to us again. We will then arrange to review the decision. This will happen in one of the following ways.
We will ask our local Law Society or another local firm of solicitors to review your complaint within 5 days. We will let you know how long this process will take.
We will invite you to agree to independent mediation within 5 days. We will let you know how long this process will take.
We will let you know the result of the review within 5 days of the end of the review. At this time we will write to you confirming our final position on your complaint and explaining our reasons. We will also give you the name and address of the office for the Supervision of Solicitors. If you are still not satisfied, you can contact them about your complaint.
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Call Clinton Davis Pallis Solicitors for conducting buying and selling your home or business, probate and will services Landlord and Tenant in the Crouch End Hornsey and Haringey areas.
Emergency 24hr telephone number for police station assistance: 07767 497 423
We practise in England and Wales and we are a solicitor's practice regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority SRA no 312864.
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