Terms & Conditions

BPE Terms & Conditions of Use

Your use of this website shall be subject to the terms and conditions that appear on this page, elsewhere under the heading Legal Notices or elsewhere on this website. We reserve the right to vary or alter such terms and conditions from time to time. Any such change shall take effect upon posting to this website.

Material

This website contains material that is owned by or licensed to us.  This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.  Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. 
 
All trademarks reproduced in this website that are not the property of or licensed to the operator are acknowledged on the website. 

Copyright

All material on our website is the copyright-protected work of BPE Solicitors, unless stated otherwise. You may make copies of materials for your own personal use, provided the content of the material and the copyright notices remain intact. You may access and download the contents of the website and store a copy on a temporary basis for the sole purpose of viewing the website. Permanent storage, copying or re-distribution of this website is prohibited, and you may not otherwise reproduce any of the materials in any format for any other purpose without our prior written permission. You must not include links to our website from any other website without our prior written permission.

Disclaimer of liability

This site is for information purposes and is not an advertisement. Nothing on this site constitutes a binding offer to give any legal advice or perform any other service in any jurisdiction. Nor does any person accessing, or acting on, our website content of itself imply any duty of care being assumed in any jurisdiction on the part of BPE toward such person, or any other duty of the kind owed by a law firm to its clients. BPE disclaims all liability accordingly.

The website content on this website gives general information only as at its stated date or, if none, the date of first publication as, for example, the law may have changed in the meantime. Furthermore, it is not intended to give a comprehensive analysis on any subject. Such website content should not be used as a substitute for legal or other professional advice, which should be obtained in specific circumstances. No warranty or representation is given that such website content is free from inaccuracies or omissions, or that it is up to date.

This website contains links to other websites and to website content on such other websites. These links are provided for convenience only, and do not imply affiliation with or endorsement by BPE. BPE is not responsible for the operation of, or for website content on, any such other website, or for the operation of, or for website content on, any site through which you may have gained access to our site.

Therefore BPE assumes no responsibility for relevant loss or damage in respect of this website or any such other website and so disclaims all liability accordingly.

Additionally, BPE has an interest in limiting the personal liability of BPE individuals. Users of this website shall not be entitled to make any claim personally against any BPE individual in respect of relevant loss or damage and, on behalf of such BPE individuals, all such liability is disclaimed accordingly.

Such disclaimers of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in any jurisdiction in respect of relevant loss or damage in respect of this website or any such other web site.

Regulatory

BPE Solicitors LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with number OC349012 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  Its registered office is St. James House, St. James Square, Cheltenham GL50 3PR.

A list of the members of the LLP is displayed at the registered address, together with a list of those non-members who are designated as partners. 

All solicitors are subject to rules and principles of professional conduct. The following link is to the relevant code of conduct of the Solicitors Regulation Authority www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/code-of-conduct.page


Complaints-Handling Policy

A copy of BPE Solicitors LLP complaints-handling policy is available on request.

If you have a complaint about a service you can also complain using the European Online Dispute Resolution Platform (ODR platform): http://ec.europa.eu/odr

Professional Indemnity Insurance

The contact details of our LLP base layer of £3m of cover is arranged with our Professional Indemnity Insurer, details below:

XL Catlin (Syndicate 1209)
20 Gracechurch Street
London
EC3V 0BG

Further levels of cover are available if required.

Governing law

Any dispute or claim between you and BPE arising out of or in connection with this website or its subject matter (whether allegedly contractual or non-contractual disputes and claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Users of this website do so on the basis that they thereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the purpose of any such dispute or claim.

Terms

Terms used above shall be interpreted as follows:

"BPE" is the business name for the legal practice carried on by BPE Solicitors LLP. Accordingly references in the Legal Notices and elsewhere on this website to “BPE”, the “firm”, “we” or “our” mean BPE Solicitors LLP and the other affiliated and associated businesses and entities authorised to carry the name “BPE” and those affiliated or associated businesses or entities as the context requires. 

BPE Solicitors is a limited liability partnership, incorporated under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000, registered in England and Wales with registered number OC349012 and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  Its registered office and principal place of business is at St James House, St James Square, Cheltenham GL50 3PR.

"BPE individual" means any employee, consultant, member and partner of BPE, whether or not named in website content, including any employee or consultant of any service company wholly owned by BPE and "claim personally against any BPE individual" includes any claim against any such service company, not itself practising law, for vicarious liability.

"Relevant loss or damage" means loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, which may arise in connection with the operation of, or reliance on website content on, this website or any such other website.

"Website content," in respect of this or any other website, includes every briefing, newsletter, press release, news item, guide, article, case report and other such document or html reproduction of any such item, whether on the website or downloaded from it or supplied by BPE, or owner of any other website, on request using a subscription facility or contact information on this or any other website.