Website Terms of Use

Legal Notices

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.sharpepritchard.co.uk (“our site”).  Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our 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. 

General Information 

Sharpe Pritchard LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (registered number: OC378650). It is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  You can obtain details of the Solicitors' Code of Conduct at www.rules.sra.org.uk

The word 'partner', used in relation to the LLP, refers to a member of the LLP. A list of the members of the LLP is displayed at the LLP's registered office: Elm Yard, 10-16 Elm Street, London, WC1X 0BJ, United Kingdom.

We aim to provide a high quality service to our clients at all times. If you have any concerns about the service you have received, please let us know and they will be dealt with in accordance with our complaints procedure. If you remain dissatisfied, you may be able to refer the matter to the independent Legal Ombudsman (LeO).  Normally, you will need to bring a complaint to the LeO within six months of receiving a final written response from us about your complaint. The LeO's postal address is: PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ and the telephone number is 0300 555 0333.  Email enquiries should be sent to enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk.

Disclaimer 

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 Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the material on our site is accurate and up to date, it is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.  We disclaim all liability to the fullest extent permitted by law for any loss or damage arising out of the use of our site or any reliance upon its contents.  Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice.  We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Nothing on our site constitutes legal advice on which reliance should be placed. It is for information only. If you have a specific legal problem or issue, please contact one of our partners.

Intellectual Property Rights 

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it, except where otherwise stated.  Those works are protected by laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.  No part of our site may be reproduced in any form except as set out below.

  • You may print or download extracts of our site for your personal use.
  • You may copy the content in unmodified form to individual third parties for their personal information, but only if you acknowledge our site as the source of the material and you inform the third party that the terms and conditions set out on this page apply to him/her and that he/she must comply with them.  The licence to copy does not permit incorporation of the content or any part of it in any other work or publication in any form.
  • You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded from our site in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
  • Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
  • You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
  • If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

“Sharpe Pritchard” and its associated logos and devices are UK-registered trade marks (registered trade mark numbers UK00003212037, UK00003212043, and UK00003212030) of Sharpe Pritchard LLP. You are not permitted to use these registered marks without our prior written approval, except as set out expressly in these terms of use of our website. We reserve all rights in and to these registered marks, as well as our trading names, the www.sharpepritchard.co.uk domain name and all related domains and sub-domains. Other trade marks, products and company names mentioned on this website may be trade marks of their respective owners or licensors and, as such, the rights in such marks are reserved to their respective owners or licensors.

Viruses, 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.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, 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.

Links to Our Site 

Our written consent must be obtained prior to any link being created to our site from another website or document.

Links from Our Site 

Our site may contain links to other websites. These links are purely for information purposes and are not intended to signify that we endorse or accept any responsibility or liability for such linked websites or their content or any other websites or content which you may be able to access from such linked websites.

Variations 

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law 

In the event of any dispute arising as a result of content posted on or a visit to our site the jurisdiction and applicable law to be invoked is that of England and Wales.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us using the details in Contact Us.

Thank you for visiting our site.

Updates

16 August 2018

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1 May 2018

Four new partners at Sharpe Pritchard
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20 March 2018

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