This website is owned and operated by Merchiston Solicitors Ltd whose registered office is at Sagacity First Floor, 20 High Street, London, England, E15 2PP.
All trade marks, copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights in the materials on this website (as well as the organisation and layout of this website) together with the underlying software codes are owned either directly by Us or by Our licensors. You may not copy, modify, alter, publish, broadcast, distribute, sell or transfer any material on this website or the underlying software codes whether in whole or in part without Our prior written permission. However, the contents of this website may be downloaded, printed or copied for your personal non-commercial use.
You may only use this website in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and, in any event, for lawful and proper purposes which includes complying with all applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice within the UK or other jurisdictions from which you are accessing this website.
In particular, you agree that you will not:
- post, transmit or disseminate any information on or via this website which is or may be harmful, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal;
- use this website in a manner which causes or may cause an infringement of the rights of any other;
- use any software, routine or device to interfere or attempt to interfere electronically or manually with the operation or functionality of this website including but not limited to uploading or making available files containing corrupt data or viruses via whatever means;
- deface, alter or interfere with the front end ‘look and feel’ of this website or the underlying software code;
- take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on this website or related infrastructure;
- obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access, via whatever means, to any of Our networks.
Without prejudice to any of Our other rights (whether at law or otherwise) We reserve the right to: deny you access to this website where We believe (in Our absolute discretion) that you are in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.
Changes to this website
We may make improvements or changes to the information, services, products and other materials on this website, or terminate this website, at any time without notice. We may also modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Terms and Conditions on this website. Accordingly, your continued access or use of this website is deemed to be your acceptance of the modified Terms and Conditions.
Virus Protection and Compatibility
While certain precautions have been taken to detect computer viruses and ensure security, we cannot guarantee that the Website is virus-free and secure.
We shall not be liable for any loss or damage which occurs as a result of any virus or breach of security. We do not give any warranties as to the compatibility of the website with your computer systems, software and/or hardware.
We do not represent or warrant that access to Our site, or any part of it will be uninterrupted, reliable or fault free.
We do not warrant or otherwise promise that the website, use thereof or the Terms and Conditions (in whole or in part) are in compliance with laws or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. To the extent that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is unenforceable in such locations, that provision should be struck out and the remaining provisions remain in force.
Links to other websites
This website may include links to other internet sites purely as a convenience to its website users. We do not endorse any such websites and We are not responsible for the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through those websites. Should you choose to link to or from any off-website pages or other websites, you acknowledge that this is carried out entirely at your own risk and we will accept no liability to you, howsoever caused in that respect. Your access and use of such websites remains solely at your own risk.
You may only link to this website with Our express written permission. We expressly reserve the right to withdraw Our consent at any time to a link which in Our sole opinion is inappropriate or controversial.
Limitation of liability
This website is provided to you without warranties or guarantees of any kind whatsoever (express or implied) and your use of Our website and its contents is entirely at your own risk.
In particular, the user must bear the inherent risks associated with the use of the worldwide web. We accept no responsibility or liability for functions contained on Our website and we will not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for any technical problems (including but not limited to worms and viruses) you may experience with the website; incompatibility of the website with any of your equipment, software or telecommunications links.
In no event will We be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of access to, or the use of this website or any information contained in it, including but not limited to loss of profit and the like whether or not in the contemplation of the parties, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit Our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.
Disclaimer of warranty
To the maximum extent permitted by law, We disclaim all implied warranties with regard to the information, services and materials contained on this website. All such information, services and materials are provided “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Us harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including reasonable legal fees) related to your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
We welcome your enquiries, feedback, reviews and other ideas (collectively ‘Suggestions’) regarding the website or products and services provided by Us.
All Suggestions will be submitted on the understanding that they are non-confidential and non-proprietary to the person or organisation providing them and that they may not be returned to you and that We may communicate with you in respect of them.
You also agree and acknowledge that We may use or modify the Suggestions and any ideas, concepts or know-how contained therein without restriction, for any purpose (commercial or otherwise), without acknowledgement or payment to you.
In providing the Suggestions you agree that you will not misrepresent the origin of the Suggestions and agree to indemnify Us for all claims arising from or in connection with any claims in respect of any Suggestion including to any rights therein.
Third Party Rights
Except for Our affiliates, directors, employees or representatives, a person who is not a party to this agreement has no right under the UK Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party that exists or is available apart from this Act.
No delay, forbearance or failure by Us to take action in respect of any breach of any obligation arising under these Terms shall constitute a waiver of any other breach and no failure to exercise or partial exercise by Fisher Meredith of any remedy shall constitute a waiver of the right subsequently to exercise that or any other remedy.
The contract between Us shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English Law and the English courts shall have jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between Us.