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Houghton Edwards LLP

Failed 15/12/2023

FRN: 591926

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) declared Houghton Edwards LLP in default on 15 December 2023.

Houghton Edwards LLP was authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority until 11 August 2022.

The companies house entry for the firm states that it was dissolved in December 2022.

According to recent reports The FSCS has received six claims against the firm all of which are claims regarding investment advice.

A spokesperson for the FSCS confirmed to FTAdviser that one claim has been upheld, allowing it to declare Houghton Edwards LLP in default.

If Houghton Edwards LLP is in default can I still make a claim?

Yes, you can still make a claim against Houghton Edwards LLP.

However, as this firm is no longer trading and had been declared in default by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), eligible claims will now be processed by the FSCS.

The FSCS has a limit to how much compensation it can award. This depends on when and how you were mis-sold.  This is currently capped at £85k per eligible person, per firm.

You can submit a claim yourself for free with the FSCS. Here’s some useful links to get you started …

Financial Services Compensation Scheme
FSCS Making a claim
FSCS Contact Us

Money Helper
How to spot a pension scam

Money & Pensions Service
How MaPS can help those who have been scammed on their pensions

Using our Claims service to handle your claim

Pension Claim Consulting is one of the UK’s leading claims companies specialising in mis-sold pensions and SIPPs.

Our claims service includes full investigations, regular progress updates and complete management of the claim on your behalf.

For successful claims – our fee is calculated at 15%+VAT (total 18%) of the total amount of compensation offered to you. Our fee is capped at £7,500 + VAT.

If we are unsuccessful in securing an offer of compensation, you will not have to pay our success fee.

If you’d like to know more arrange a free initial assessment with one of the team who can tell you if we think you have a case.

It’s completely confidential and there’s absolutely no obligation to use our service.

Key Facts

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Houghton Edwards LLP was declared in default on 15 December 2023.
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Not sure if you have a case? Our free initial assessment can help

We win more than 9 out of 10 claims

The cost of our service is 15% + VAT on the total monies awarded for a successful claim. Our cost is also priced capped at one of the lowest rates.

Important Information!

You are not required to use our services to pursue your claim. You can also seek further advice or shop around subject to any time limits within which a claim must be made.

It is possible for you to present the claim for free, either to the firm or person against whom you wish to complain or to the statutory ombudsman (Financial Ombudsman Service or Pension Ombudsman Service) or the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, whichever is applicable to your claim.