About Brebners

Information pursuant to The Provision of Services Regulations 2009

Brebners comprises the following two separate legal entities, both of whom are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (‘ICAEW’), and is the trading name of both entities.


  • Legal form - partnership established under English Law.
  • ICAEW firm No. - C005382890.
  • Partners – see partners and staff page www.brebners.com/staff-directory.
  • Audit services - Registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.  Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk for the UK and www.cro.ie/auditors under reference number C005382890 and EWC005382890 respectively.
  • Investment business and insurance services - Authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") for this part of our business.  Details about our FCA registration in the UK can be viewed at www.fca.org.uk/register under reference number 110982.
  • Insolvency services - MN Widdowson is licensed to act as an Insolvency Practitioner in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Licence number 8625.  In the first instance any complaints about insolvency work should be directed to our managing partner Raef Gregory or our compliance partner John Chamberlain.  If you are not satisfied with the response to your complaint, the BIS complaints gateway can be found at www.gov.uk/complain-about-insolvency-practitioner.
  • Probate services - Licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales to carry out the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate in England and Wales.  Details of our probate accreditation can be viewed at www.icaew.com/probate under reference number C005382890.  [Accredited probate firm name = Brebners, Number of offices carrying out probate work = 1, Number of authorised individuals (employees) = Nil, Number of authorised individuals (partners) = 4, Number of principals = 19].
  • VAT No. - 232 4171 01

Brebners Limited

  • Legal form – Limited Company registered in England and Wales No.00663160.
  • ICAEW firm No. - C002483695
  • Registered office - 130 Shaftesbury Avenue, 2nd Floor, London, W1D 5EU.
  • Directors – Raef Gregory, John Craig, John Chamberlain, Martin Widdowson, Colin Pomeroy, Richard Barford, Carl Nye.
  • Brebners Limited do not provide Audit, Probate, Investment business and insurance or Insolvency services.
  • VAT No. - 539 3973 01

Brebners and Brebners Limited

  • London Office - 130 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 5AR.  Tel: 020 7734 2244
  • Sevenoaks Office - 1 Suffolk Way, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1YL.  Tel: 01732 457676
  • Primary professional indemnity insurers - Markel International Insurance Company Limited and Axis Speciality Europe SE who can be contacted c/o Howden UK Group Limited, 16 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1BD.  The territorial coverage is worldwide.