Alerts

Warning: "JWatson & Co Solicitors LLP" and the website www.jwatsonchambers.com

7 December 2016

The SRA has received information relating to "JWatson & Co Solicitors LLP" and the website www.jwatsonchambers.com.

What is the scam?

The website www.jwatsonchambers.com is a website for "JWatson & Co Solicitors LLP", claiming to be a law firm.

The website www.jwatsonchambers.com is a website for "JWatson & Co Solicitors LLP", claiming to be a law firm. The website has attorneys listed as "James Watson", "Gary Johnson", "Lisa Hewett", "Gregory Platten" and "Alan Everett". The photos of genuine solicitors have been misused, without permission, for some of the attorneys listed.

The website provides the following contact details for "JWatson & Co Solicitors LLP":

  • Address: 10 Seething Lane, London, EC3N 4AX
  • Address: 5 Commercial Street, Birmingham, B1 1RS
  • Telephone: +44 207 060 4910
  • Fax: +44 207 060 0589
  • Email: info@jwatsonchambers.com

The SRA does not authorise or regulate a firm of solicitors called "JWatson & Co Solicitors LLP". The SRA does not authorise or regulate any individuals called "Lisa Hewett", "Gregory Platten" or "Alan Everett". Therefore, any business or transactions through "JWatson & Co Solicitors LLP" using the contact details set out above, are not undertaken by a solicitor's practice or an individual authorised or regulated by the SRA.

Is there a genuine firm or person?

The SRA authorises and regulates a number of genuine solicitors called James Watson and Gary Johnson. It is understood that these individuals have no connection to the website referred to above.