Legal & Regulatory

Smythe & Walter is a trading name of Lee Smythe & Associates Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

You can check our regulated status by viewing our entry on the FCA Register which can be found at Home ( under reference number 524970.

Lee Smythe & Associates Limited is registered in England & Wales No. 7205416 and the registered office is: Office 9, Brogdale Farm, Brogdale Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8XZ. A list of the Directors is available on request.

Lee Smythe & Associates Limited are not authorised to hold client money and therefore payment for any investment will need to be made directly to the investment provider.

In the event that you are paying for our services by means of a fee, then any cheques should be made payable to “Smythe & Walter”.

Lee Smythe & Associates Limited participate in the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), which may provide limited compensation for eligible liabilities in the event that we are in default. Further information can be found by visiting

If you wish to register a complaint, please write to: The Compliance Officer, Smythe & Walter, Office 9, Brogdale Farm, Brogdale Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8XZ or telephone 01795 532090. A summary of our internal complaints handling procedures for the reasonable and prompt handling of complaints is available on request and if you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service at or by contacting them on 0800 023 4567.