Turcan Connell is a partnership of Scottish Solicitors regulated by the Law Society of Scotland with its registered office at Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh EH3 9EE. A list of the Partners of Turcan Connell is open to inspection at its registered office. Turcan Connell is licensed by the Law Society of Scotland for incidental financial business.
Turcan Connell is fully committed to fulfilling its obligations under the The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and other relevant legislation for the purposes of combatting money laundering and terrorist financing. This means that we carry out client verification checks at client take on and subsequently and we seek to establish, where appropriate, the source of wealth and source of funds. We maintain procedures and policies relevant to this legislation and operate processes, both electronic and paper based, to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation. Turcan Connell staff are trained in how to comply with the legislation and we may refuse to act if we have concerns.
Turcan Connell has in place policies to ensure that it fosters and maintains a culture of compliance with the Criminal Finances Act 2017. We adhere to the principles set out in Guidance set out by HMRC. In accordance with those principles we have adopted a zero tolerance approach towards the criminal facilitation of tax evasion. Our preventative measure and procedures have been approved by the whole partnership and endorsed by it.
Data protection regulation
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which took effect in May 2018, was introduced to harmonise data protection practices throughout the EU, particularly focusing on the areas of transparency, compliance and enforcement. This regulation was implemented in the UK by the Data Protection Act 2018
Turcan Connell is committed to high standards of information security, privacy and transparency. We assessed the new regulations when they were introduced and continue to keep regulations, guidance and industry best practice under review.
We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner.
We shall not disclose any information given by our clients to us which is not in the public domain, except as required by law, as a result of the registration of any document in any register, with our client's authority or where necessary to provide services to our client. We are bound by professional obligations in relation to confidential information.
We undertake to keep the information we hold within Turcan Connell confidential other than: (a) where the sharing of information between Turcan Connell and third parties is considered by us as appropriate and/or ancillary for the purpose of providing out client with the service; (b) where we are legally compelled to disclose information; (c) where there is a duty to the public to disclose; (d) where our interests require disclosure; (e) where the disclosure is made at your request or with your consent; or (f) to bring to your attention products or services of Turcan Connell which we believe may be of interest to our clients.
Details on your rights under the Data Protection Act 2018 and information on how we process your personal data is contained within our privacy notice.
By agreeing to become a Turcan Connell client, clients agree that we can use their information as detailed in our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Notice in this way.
This site is protected by copyright. It is published by Turcan Connell and may not be reproduced other than when downloaded and/or printed by an individual user for private use. The user shall not alter or change any of the paper or digital copies downloaded or printed.
The Site and its content are not to be otherwise reproduced or transmitted or made available on a network without the prior written permission of Turcan Connell.
Limitation of liability
The content of this Site is provided for general information only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice.
While Turcan Connell endeavours to ensure that the information on this website is accurate at the time it is included, we offer no guarantee that the content is complete, accurate or up to date.
Turcan Connell excludes all liability to you or any third parties for any loss or damage relating to the use of, inability to use, or reliance on this website or any of the content or links contained on it.
If you would like to link to this website, you may only do so if you first obtain our express permission. We reserve the right to revoke at any time any permission granted to link to the website, and to take any consequent action we deem appropriate.
Links to other websites may be included on the Site but are only provided for general information. Turcan Connell accepts no liability or responsibility for the content of the websites linked to or for any loss or damage that may arise from use of them.
Turcan Connell is committed to ensuring transparency on the fees we charge, and the work we will undertake for these fees. We primarily charge on an hourly rate basis; however, other pricing options are available. For example, where we can be reasonably certain of the time and expertise to be involved in providing the required service to you, we may agree with you a quote, or a fixed or capped fee arrangement.
As every service we provide is tailored to your specific needs, we will have an initial discussion with you, and fully understand your circumstances, before proposing a suitable approach on our fees.
Prior to commencing our work for you we will issue a Letter of Engagement confirming the scope of work and any assumptions and exclusions, along with the rates to be charged. Wherever possible, we will include a pricing arrangement.
In addition to our fees, we may charge for outlays paid out by the Firm on your behalf to other companies, offices, organisations. We will keep you informed throughout the relationship, of the outlays essential to the service we are providing.
Please contact one of our partners if you would like to discuss the fees you may pay in more detail.
Our hourly rates are dependent on the seniority of the people carrying out the work, who will be identified in our Letter of Engagement.
Turcan Connell is committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website. We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others unless you have given us your permission to do so. With your permission we will only share the information with carefully chosen, reputable and trustworthy third parties.
In order to monitor our website usage, we keep a record of the IP addresses of visitors to our website. We do not use this to identify individual visitors, but analyse the overall usage for statistical reporting purposes.
If you wish to receive information from us, you must register. We collect your name, email address and postal address.
If you register your details, we may send you e-mail updates on information that we think may be of interest to you. If at any time you no longer wish to receive these emails, you can unsubscribe.
You have the right to correct any inaccuracies in your information.
Turcan Connell employs third party suppliers to provide services including utilising the services of a credit reference agency.
Unless otherwise stated, the copyright of the content on this website belongs to Turcan Connell and may only be reproduced with the permission of the copyright holder.
We are committed to providing a high level of service to our clients. However, we recognise that expressions of dissatisfaction do arise from time to time. We operate a complaints procedure which is administered by our Client Relations Partner, a copy of which can be provided on request.
If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of the service you have received, please contact Chris Sheldon.
You warrant to us that when using the website or otherwise you will not:
- introduce any computer viruses, macro viruses, trojan horses, logic bombs, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer or to surreptitiously intercept, access without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information; or
- attack the website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack; or
- cause the website to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or functionality of the website is in any way impaired.
Turcan Connell cannot guarantee that the Site, or any documents, files and information on the Site, will be free from Viruses and is not liable for any loss or damage which may be suffered by you, or any other person caused by any such Viruses or that may otherwise arise from use of the Site.
These terms and conditions apply to the user of any part of this website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the website. Using the website indicates that you accept these terms and conditions, if you do not accept these terms and conditions, do not continue to use the website.