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What has happened to Richard Sedgley & Co?

The Solicitors regulation Authority have closed down the practice of Richard Sedgley & Co of 228-230 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1PE. This happened on 8 February 2017. Lester Aldridge is helping the SRA with the closure.

What happens now?

Richard Sedgley & Co 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 Richard Sedgley & Co 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 Richard Sedgley & Co were holding for me?

The bank accounts of Richard Sedgley & Co 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.

How can I get more information?

You can contact our Interventions Team on 01202 786341 or by email at You can also find out more about this intervention on the SRA’s website.