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    COMPLAINT PROCEDURE- ONLINE LEGAL LIMITED

    We always want to provide the best possible service for our customers but recognise that sometimes you might be disappointed with our service. If you are dissatisfied with the services that we have provided to you, you can make a complaint to us. By making a complaint, you’re giving us the opportunity to investigate and improve our services for everybody.

    HOW TO MAKE A COMPLAINT

    If you wish to make a complaint about our services, you can do so by any reasonable means. To contact us, you can use the following details:

    By Phone: 0800 999 7440

    By Email: Nathan@onlinelegallimited.com

    By Mail or in Person: Unit 2, Connect Business Village, 24 Derby Road, Liverpool, L5 9PR

    INFORMATION TO PROVIDE WHEN MAKING A COMPLAINT

    We aim to resolve your complaint as quickly as possible. To help us do this, please provide the following when making your complaint:

    1. A description of your concern
    2. What you would like us to do to put things right
    3. Your name and address
    4. A phone number and the best time to contact you

    WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MAKING A COMPLAINT

    COMPLAINTS RESOLVED WITHIN 3 DAYS

    If we can resolve your complaint within 3 business days from the date that we received your complaint, we will write to you confirming that the complaint has been resolved and provide you with a Summary Resolution Communication. We will only consider your complaint resolved within this timeframe when you indicate acceptance of our response.

    COMPLAINTS NOT RESOLVED WITHIN 3 DAYS

    If we cannot resolve your complaint within three business days from the date it has been received, will issue a written acknowledgement letter to you promptly and no later than 3-5 working days following the date we received your complaint. Our acknowledgement letter will provide you with the early assurance that we have received the complaint and that we are dealing with it. Following the issuance of the acknowledgement letter, we will keep you informed thereafter regarding the progress of the measures that are being taken to resolve the complaint.

    Our Complaint Handler will then review your complaint and may need to contact you to seek additional information or clarifications to ascertain the facts surrounding your complaint. Your concerns will then be fully investigated by our complaint handler.

    Following our investigations, we will issue you a final response letter within 8 weeks of the date that we received your complaint. The final response will detail our findings and determination. Where we are unable to provide you with a final response within the 8 weeks following the date that we received your complaint, we will issue you with a written response which will explain why we are not yet in a position to provide you with a final response, when you can expect to receive a final response and explain that you may refer the complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (specifically the Claims Management Ombudsman, a division within the Financial Ombudsman Service).

    THE FINANCIAL OMBUDSMAN SERVICE (CLAIMS MANAGEMENT OMBUDSMAN)

    If you are not satisfied with our resolution of your complaint i.e., where you receive a Summary Resolution Communication, final response, or you have received a written response and have not received a final response within the 8-week timeframe, you have the right to refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (Claims Management Ombudsman), free of charge – but you must do so within six months of the date of this letter.

    If you do not refer your complaint in time, the Ombudsman will not have our permission to consider your complaint and so will only be able to do so in very limited circumstances. For example, if the Ombudsman believes that the delay was as a result of exceptional circumstances.

    Website | https://cmc.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/

    Address | Financial Ombudsman Service, Exchange Tower, London, E14 9SR

    Freephone | 0800 0234 567

    Standard Telephone | 0300 1239 123

    Outside of the UK | +44 20 7954 0500

    Financial Ombudsman Service’s Explanatory Leaflet: https://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/businesses/resolving-complaint/ordering-leaflet/leaflet

    You can find more information on the services provided by the Financial Ombudsman Service by visiting their website at https://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/