Professional obligations

Humphrey & Co are 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. Our reference number is C005376294. The Institute’s probate register and the probate regulations can be viewed at and respectively. 

The ICAEW Probate Regulations can be found at

As required by the ICAEW and as part of the firms license to undertake Probate Services, we are required to undertake diversity monitoring in the workplace on an annual basis. Our latest statistics can be found here.

The firm is also regulated for a range of investment business activities by the ICAEW.

The firms audits are undertaken by Humphrey & Co Audit Services Limited. Details about our audit registration can be viewed at under reference number C005565595.

The ICAEW Audit Regulations and Guidance can be found at

The firm’s obligations under the Audit APB Ethical Standards are located at

We will observe and act in accordance with the bye-laws and regulations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales together with their code of ethics. Reference can be found at

Professional indemnity insurance

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurer is CNA Insurance Company Limited of 20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BY.

The territorial coverage is worldwide excluding professional business carried out from an office in the United States of America or Canada and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States of America or Canada.

Clients should be aware that over a period of time our insurers may well change.