Terms & Conditions

Conditions of website use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which you may make use of our web site.

Information about us

This website is provided by The Law Department of 7a Wellington Road, London NW10 5LJ, United Kingdom. The Law Department is regulated by the Law Society.

References on this website and in these legal notices and privacy statement to:

We are not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000; but, in certain circumstances, we are able to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because we are members of the Law Society. We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services which we have been engaged to provide.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service without notice (see below).

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing the site through your internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.

Where you are provided with a user ID, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party.

Intellectual Property

We own copyrights in this site and in material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All our rights are reserved. © The Law Department 2006.

You may print off one copy of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted. Our status (or that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on this site should always be acknowledged.

The site is no substitute for specific legal or commercial advice

Our web site tells you about our firm and includes comment on legal and commercial developments written by us. The comments are written to raise the profile of some of the legal and regulatory issues which we think may affect businesses established in the United Kingdom.

Comments and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to legal or business advice. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed by any visitor to the site or anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. Reliance should only ever be placed on advice that is given in relation to specific client instructions: to find out more about becoming a client of The Law Department please use the e-mail links on the "Contact Us" pages. Our lawyers will be pleased to tell you more.

Our site changes regularly

We update our web site regularly and so may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we have the option to suspend the site or to close it indefinitely.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. You consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. In particular, you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor should you establish a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please contact us

Links from our site

Our site contains links to various sites and other resources provided by third parties. These links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may be suffered in connection with your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or related to a visit to this web site. English Law will apply to these terms and conditions.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site please contact us.


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