What has happened to Bilmes LLP?
The Solicitors regulation Authority have closed down the practice of Bilmes LLP of The Oast, Hendal Farm, Groombridge, East Sussex, TN3 9NU. This happened on 10 November 2017. Lester Aldridge is helping the SRA with the closure.
What happens now?
Bilmes LLP 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.
What has happened to my file?
The files that were held at the offices of Bilmes LLP 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 Bilmes LLP were holding for me?
The bank accounts of Bilmes LLP 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.