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Terms and Conditions

The information contained in this website must not be relied on as giving sufficient advice in any specific case. The following Terms and Conditions do not apply for Insolvency Advice, for these please click here.

James Cowper Kreston is a trading name of James Cowper LLP. James Cowper LLP is registered to carry on audit work and regulated for a range of investment business activities in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Privacy policy

James Cowper Kreston  respect your right to privacy. The personal information we collect from you will be retained only by us and will not, under any circumstances, be passed on to anyone outside of James Cowper Kreston.

Should you have "Opted In" to receive mailings from us, we will use the information you have provided to send you newsletters and mailings that we consider relevant to you/your business. You can "Opt Out" of receiving information or request that your details are removed from our systems at any time by e-mailing

James Cowper Kreston is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party sites to which links are provided and you should therefore check the privacy policies on these sites before providing any personal information.

Further details relating to the information gathering and use policies adopted by James Cowper Kreston in connection with this website follow.

Collection of information

IP addresses (internet protocol addresses) of visitors are logged for administration purposes. The IP address indicates the location of your computer on the Internet. This information may be used to provide statistical information about the users of our site. No individual user is identifiable from such information. Its purpose is to try to ensure that our site reflects the needs of our users. IP addresses may be used to track your session. We do not use Cookies. James Cowper Kreston do not require you to register to access any part of our website.
Personal information is generally collected for the following purposes:

  • so we can respond to a request to contact you
  • so we can deliver requested materials or information, such as our factsheets
  • if you book to attend an event
  • if you submit an on-line application form

Sensitive information is not sought through the website except where legally required as part of the recruitment process.

Sensitive information includes data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal records. Where you do provide sensitive information, this will be accepted as explicit consent to James Cowper Kreston to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.

Use of information

The information provided will be used only for the purpose for which it was provided, unless you specifically "Opt In" to receive other mailings from James Cowper Kreston.

You can "Opt Out" of receiving such mailings or request that your details be removed from our systems by e-mailing

You have the right to access your personal data that you have submitted through the website.

Accuracy of information

James Cowper Kreston assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once you have submitted the information, but not for confirming the on-going accuracy of your personal information. Please advise James Cowper Kreston if your personal data is no longer accurate and it will be amended (where practical).

Provision of information to third parties

Information will not be provided to a third party under any circumstances. If it is considered that your personal data is required by a third party in order to deal with your enquiry, you will be required to supply your personal data to the third party directly.

Retention and security of information

The data controller collecting the information described in this statement is James Cowper Kreston. Personal data collected by James Cowper Kreston in respect of mailings will be retained by James Cowper Kreston  until you decide to "Opt Out" of receiving such mailings. Personal data supplied via an on-line application form will be retained by our HR Department for six months.

All James Cowper Kreston employees have signed a confidentiality agreement and only authorised persons will have access to your personal data. Security measures are in place to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.

Registration and Partners

James Cowper LLP is registered to carry on audit work and regulated for a range of investment business activities in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.  Details about our audit registration can be viewed at under reference number C002000349. A copy of the audit regulations can be found at A copy of the Ethical Standards for Auditors can be accessed at

Various partners are licensed to act as an insolvency practitioners in the UK by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Insolvency Practitioners act as Data Controllers of personal data as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998. James Cowper Kreston  will act as Data Processor on their instructions. Personal data will be kept secure and processed only for matters relating to an Insolvency Procedure.

James Cowper is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales

Registered number: OC341068 Registered office: Mill House, Overbridge Square, Hambridge Lane, Newbury RG14 5UX.

A full list of members’ names may be inspected at our registered office.
References to Partners are to Members of James Cowper Kreston.

VAT registration number: 927 562403


James Cowper Kreston is independent of the companies or organisations detailed in the links from our website.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurers are AIG Europe Limited, The AIG Building, 58 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4AB and CNA Insurance Company Limited, 2 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, London, EC3R 7BB. The territorial coverage is worldwide.


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