BNPP Paribas Real Estate UK Client Complaints Handling Procedure



1. In the event that you wish to make a complaint in respect of services provided to you by BNP Paribas Real Estate, please write, with details of your complaint, to:

The Chief Operating Officer


5 Aldermanbury Square London,

EC2V 7BP E-mail:

2. If you make your complaint orally, you will be requested to send a written summary of your complaint to the Managing Director at the above address.

3. We will write to you within 7 days of receipt of your letter to confirm receipt and, if relevant, to ask you to expand upon any points that we would like clarified.

4. The Chief Operating Officer will ask an independent member of the relevant business line to undertake a comprehensive investigation of your complaint. The investigation will include (but not be limited to):

  • A review of BNP Paribas Real Estate’s file on the matter;
  • Interviewing the surveyor(s) concerned; and
  • (Where appropriate depending upon the nature of the claim) interviewing other BNP Paribas Real Estate employees with expertise of the relevant field.
  • Where applicable, undertake a post mortem analysis to identify and remediate the root cause of the complaint.

5. Following the conclusion of the investigation, the individual appointed to undertake the investigation will report his/her conclusions and recommended response to the Chief Operating Officer. All reasonable endeavours will be used to ensure that you are provided with a response within 28 days of receipt of the complaint (or subsequent clarifications if requested), however please be aware that our response may take longer if your complaint or the file is a complex one. We will keep you updated with anticipated response times should it become apparent that we will exceed the 28-day period.

6. If following our response to your complaint you remain dissatisfied, you may refer your complaint to:

  • For consumer complaints:

Property Redress Scheme

Premier House, 1st Floor

Elstree Way, Borehamwood



Telephone: 0333 321 9418



  • For commercial clients:

The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

70 Fleet Street



Telephone: 020 7535 6000



7. BNP Paribas Real Estate will not seek to charge a client for the costs of investigating a complaint.