Website Terms of Use Policy

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.phillips-law.co.uk (our site). Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Please note that no sale of products and services takes place on this website. Any services provided by us will be governed by separate terms and conditions. We will only be formally instructed as your solicitors and provide a service to you once we corresponded on a particular matter and have provided you with a copy of our separate terms and conditions which you have accepted.

Information about us

www.phillips-law.co.uk is a site operated by Phillips Solicitors Limited ("we/us"). We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 02314890 and have our registered office and main trading address at Town Gate, 38 London Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7NY. Our VAT number is 984 3761 76.

We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 533417.

Accessing our site

The Site is made available to you by us. Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the Site is available, we do not represent, warrant or guarantee in any way the Site's continued availability at all times or uninterrupted use by you of the Site. We reserve the right to suspend or cease the operation of the Site from time to time at our sole discretion.

As a condition of your use of the Site, you agree:

  1. not to use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful under applicable law, or prohibited by these terms and conditions; and
  2. not to defame, disparage any body or in a manner which is obscene, derogatory or offensive; and
  3. to be responsible for ensuring that your use of the Site is consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.

We reserve the right to prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these terms and conditions or any applicable law.

Changes to our site

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.  We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Our liability

You agree that your use of our site is on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. We make no representations, warranties, conditions or other terms (whether express or implied) in relation to the provision of the site, including without limitation as to completeness, accuracy and currency or any content and information on the site, or as to satisfactory quality, or fitness for particular purpose.

We exclude all liability to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law (whether arising in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise) which we may otherwise have to you as a result of:

  1. any error or inaccuracies in any information or material within or relating to the site;
  2. the unavailability of the site for whatsoever reason; and
  3. any representation or statement made on the site.

Under no circumstances shall we be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered (including without limitation direct or indirect losses) arising from your use of, or reliance on, the site or information contained on the site (including the downloading of any software, program or information).

We do not exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, for any fraudulent misrepresentation made by us on the site or for any other statutory rights which are not capable of being excluded.

Indemnity

If you are in breach of any of these terms and conditions, you agree to indemnify in respect of any costs, expenses, claims, proceedings, actions, losses, damages or liabilities incurred by us in relation to or arising from such a breach.

Virus hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to and from our site

You may only link to our home page with our express consent and provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. 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. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create 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 address your request to legal@phillips-law.co.uk.

Where our site contains links to other sites and 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 arise from your use of them.

Ownership, use and intellectual property rights

This site and all content on the site is owned and operated by us and/or our licensors. We and our licensors reserve all rights. Nothing in these terms and conditions grants you any rights in the site or the content within the site.

The site is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, revise, perform, reproduce, publish, license, deep-link, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or content obtained from the site unless expressly authorised by us.

Any intellectual property rights (including without limitation all patents, copyright, database rights and trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) subsisting in any content or material on the site belongs to us and/or our licensors. All rights are reserved for the benefit of ourselves and/or our licensors.

Information about you

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

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Variation

We reserve the right to vary these terms and conditions from time to time without notifying you. By continuing to use and access the Site you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions from time to time to verify such variations.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact legal@phillips-law.co.uk.

Thank you for visiting our site.