Westcotts is a trading name of Westcotts (SW) LLP, a limited liability partnership, registered in England and Wales, registration number OC432402. The registered office is 26-28 Southernhay East, Exeter, Devon EX1 1NS. A list of members’ names is available at our registered office and under Legal Notices. We use the word ‘partner’ to refer to a member of the LLP.

Registered to carry on audit work in the UK, regulated for a range of investment business activities and licensed to carry out the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate in England and Wales by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Probate services are provided from our Exeter office.

Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk, under reference number C008843181, and details of all audit regulations can be accessed at www.icaew.com/regulations

Westcotts (SW) LLP is registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as a firm of Chartered Accountants and can be found on the register at www.icaew.com.
Westcotts (SW) LLP alone is responsible and liable for any advice and services provided by its members, employees or consultants to its clients and for any communication sent for or on its behalf.


We are registered to carry on audit work in the UK by ICAEW. Further details can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk.

We confirm we are statutory auditors eligible to conduct audits under the Companies Act 2006. When conducting audit work, we are required to comply with the Ethical and Auditing Standards issued by the FRC, which can be accessed online by searching for “Ethical Standards” at www.frc.org.uk.

We are also required to comply with the Audit Regulations and Guidance which can be accessed at icaew.com (search for audit regulations and guidance).

Probate services

We are licensed by ICAEW to carry out the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate in England and Wales. Details about our probate registration can be viewed at icaew.com/probate (search for probate register).

We confirm we are accredited for the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate. When conducting probate work, we are required to comply with ICAEW’s Probate Regulations which can be accessed at icaew.com/en/membership/regulations-standards-and-guidance/reserved-legal-services.

Diversity & Inclusion

Westcotts (SW) LLP is committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, provides equitable employment outcomes, and empowers all of us to realise our collective and individual potential.

With over 250 staff who bring their own uniqueness, we inspire to create a diverse firm where we are sociocultural and the aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our clients, and for each employee to develop and feel respected and able to give their best.

Our Firm is committed to creating a work environment free of harassment, bullying, victimisation and unlawful discrimination, by promoting all principles of dignity, equality, diversity and fairness for all and bring this to life through our firm values of Respect, Trust and Teamwork, where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

VAT Number

The VAT number of Westcotts (SW) LLP is 140794957

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