What has happened to Darren Hanison (Fortitude Law)?

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has closed down the practice of Darren Hanison (Fortitude Law), 17a Oathall Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 3EG, England. This happened on 18 May 2023. Lester Aldridge is helping the SRA with the closure.

What happens now?

Darren Hanison (Fortitude Law) can no longer act for its clients. If you were a client, you will need to find a new solicitor. You can find a list of solicitors in England and Wales on the Law Society’s website.

Once you have instructed a new solicitor, you may wish to refer them to the judgment in the matter of HD v Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (together with 5 associated cases) [2023] EWHC 2118 (SCCO). You can find a link to the judgment here.

What has happened to my file?

The files that were held at the offices of Darren Hanison (Fortitude Law) have been removed and are held by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. To find out how to recover your file, please see our Interventions page.

What has happened to the money Darren Hanison (Fortitude Law) were holding for me?

The bank accounts of Darren Hanison (Fortitude Law) have been frozen and all monies which were held in those accounts have been transferred to the Solicitors Regulation Authority and are being held on behalf of clients. If you think the firm should have been holding money on your behalf, please see our SRA Interventions page.

How can I get more information?

You can contact our Interventions Team on 01202 786341 or by email at interventions@LA-Law.com. You can also find out more about this intervention on the SRA’s website. Chris Evans is the appointed agent.