COVID-19 Client Guidance

Our office now is open but currently client meetings are by appointment only.

We intend to remain fully operational and maintain as seamless a service as possible to all of our clients.

We would urge all clients and other parties to use email to correspond with us. We can provide client meetings using Skype, Zoom or FaceTime depending on your preference.

We will continue to operate as near normal service as is possible, so please do not hesitate to contact us by phone on 0208 367 3999 or by email: enquiries@vanderpumps.co.uk

Thank you for your continued cooperation and please stay safe.

Please do re-visit this page as we will post updates on a regular basis.

The Vanderpump & Sykes legal team.

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