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Website Conditions Of Use

These are the terms and uses conditions for Martin Searle Solicitor’s website.

Welcome to our website, www.ms-solicitors.co.uk (the “website”).  The website is provided by ms solicitors ltd whose registered office is 9 Marlborough Place, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UB (‘’ms solicitors ltd’’ “Martin Searle Solicitors”, “us”, “we” or “our” for short). ms solicitors ltd is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 05067303.

Martin Searle Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). You can access the rules by which we are regulated here.

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 authorised and regulated by the SRA. We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services which we have been engaged to provide.

Where we instruct a barrister on your behalf, we may enter into a written contract regarding their services. In these circumstances, it is our practice to propose that any written contract will be based on The Commercial Bar Association’s General Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Legal Services by Barristers to Solicitors in Commercial Matters (“Combar Contract”).  The Combar Contract sets out the contractual terms which will govern the relationship with the barrister. The terms of the Combar Contract are accessible at  www.combar.com.

We have set out the terms under which we are providing you with access to our website. These include the terms and conditions that govern:

  • your use of our website
  • how we will use and protect your information (see our separate “Privacy Policy”)
  • our use of cookies on the website (see our separate “Cookies Policy”)
  • your rights to link to our website

Use of this website

By accessing the website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

We may change our Terms and Conditions from time to time. The revised Terms and Conditions will be available via the website.

When using our site, you must not use it:

  • in any way that breaches any local, national or international law or regulation;
  • in a way that is fraudulent or unlawful, or has this purpose or effect;
  • for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
  • to transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you should not use the website. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

Privacy, your personal data and cookies

The privacy of your personal data is important to us. We collect information about you from various places on the website, for example when you submit a Contact Us or signup form.  Please see our Privacy Policy for details of how we will process your personal data.

For details about how we use cookies, please see our Cookies Policy.

Information about you and your visits to our site

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

Third party sites

Our Website and/or the Materials may contain links to third party websites for example LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Your browsing and interaction on any other website is subject to that website’s own rules and policies including in relation to privacy.

We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites. If you decide to visit any third-party sites, you do so at your own risk. The inclusion of any link in our communications with you does not imply endorsement by us of the linked site.

Our site changes regularly

We update our site regularly and may change content at any time. We may pause access to our site, or close it indefinitely when the need arises. Any material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are not obliged to update this material.

Our website contains general information based on English law and although we endeavour to ensure that the content is accurate and up to date, users should seek appropriate legal advice before taking or refraining from taking any action based on the content of the website or otherwise.

The contents of this website do not constitute legal advice and are provided for general information purposes only. If you require specific legal advice you should contact a specialist lawyer. We can only advise on the basis of specific client instructions and are unable to offer legal advice by email to people who are not our clients.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees to its accuracy.

We cannot guarantee that the website will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components. In this respect, you must take your own precautions. We do not accept liability for any failure to maintain the website.

We will not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. We will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your actions or inactions based on the materials available on this website.

These Terms and Conditions will not affect your statutory rights. They do not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Linking to our website

You may link to any page of the website provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal, and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

The linking site must not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable.

You must not link to our website in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and without notice.

Intellectual property

The contents of this website may be downloaded for personal use only. You may not reproduce, copy, distribute or publish – whether electronically or in hard copy – any information contained within the website without the prior written consent of Martin Searle Solicitors.

Trade marks

We reserve all rights in and to the www.ms-solicitors.co.uk domain name and all related domains and sub-domains, the name “Martin Searle Solicitors”, “MS Solicitors”, our logo, service marks, trading names and/or trademarks.

Viruses, hacking and other offenses

You must not knowingly introduce viruses, trojans or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful to our website. 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.

We are not liable for any loss or damage caused by 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.

Contact us

If you have any queries about material which appears on our website or if you have questions about your use of this website, please email us info@ms-solicitors.co.uk.

If you have any suggestions for improvements or additions that you would like to see on the website please email us info@ms-solicitors.co.uk. Our postal address is 9 Marlborough Place, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UB.

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