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Terms and conditions

These are the terms and conditions applying to the use of shlegal.com, or any other the website of Stephenson Harwood LLP of 1 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH ("we" or "us"):

Use of the web site on these Terms

All use of shlegal.cm (the "Main Site"), or any website operated by Stephenson Harwood LLP (each a "Site" and together the "Sites") and the downloading, copying or other use of any information from the Sites is on the terms and conditions set out below (the "Terms").

By accessing any part of the Sites, you shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms in full. If you do not agree with these Terms you must cease use of the Sites immediately.

You may print and keep a copy of these Terms for the purposes of reviewing and accepting them. The Terms are a legal agreement between you and us and can only be modified with our consent. We reserve the right to change the Terms at our discretion by changing them on the Main Site (or, where relevant, on any of the Sites).

Prohibited uses

You may only use the Sites for lawful purposes. You may not use the Sites:

1. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

2. To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

Accuracy of information and disclaimer

We do our best at all times to ensure that all information on the Sites is accurate. If you find any inaccurate information on the Sites please contact: info@shlegal.com

The information you send to us may be published on the Sites and can therefore be viewed by anyone around the world. You agree that by sending us any information you represent and warrant that the information is accurate and does not breach anyone else's rights nor is it libellous, obscene, menacing, threatening, offensive, abusive, fraudulent, criminal or infringes the rights of third parties or is in any way illegal.

You should independently verify any information before relying upon it.

We make no representation that information is accurate and up to date or complete and accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate information. Other than as set out in these Terms, we accept no liability and offer no warranties in relation to the Sites and its contents, to the fullest extent such liability can be excluded by law.


The Sites contain copyright material, trade names and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, graphics and may in the future contain video, music and sound. The entire content of the Sites is protected by copyright and / or database rights. We, or our licensors, own the copyright and / or database rights in the selection, co-ordination arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part except as provided in these Terms.

Subject to the following, no part of the Sites may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission. You may download information from the Sites for your own personal or internal business use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloadable material will be permitted without our express permission and that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legends or logos or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.

"SH" and "Stephenson Harwood" are our trade names. You may not use these trade names without our written consent.

We may provide hypertext links to other sites operated by other people or organisations. Using such a link means you are leaving our Sites and we take no responsibility for, and give no warranties, guarantees or representations in respect of linked sites.

You may link to the Sites's homepage subject to the following conditions: that you do not remove, alter or distort our logo; you do not create a frame, border or other browser environment around the Sites; you do not imply that we endorse any products or services other than our own; you do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any false information about us; you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive, controversial, infringes any third-party rights or does not comply with applicable law or regulations.

For the avoidance of doubt, you may not 'deep' link to any other page on our Sites.

We reserve the right to revoke permission to link to the Sites at our sole discretion.

Our liability to you

We provide the information on the Sites free of any access charge. The Sites are provided on the basis of no liability for the information given.

Access to the Sites may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or otherwise at our discretion.

In no event shall we be liable to you for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or good will arising from your use of the Sites, information on the Sites, or temporary suspension of the Sites by us for any reason whatsoever. Subject as provided below, all terms implied by law are excluded.

We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation that cannot, under English law, be excluded.

The information on the Sites is not intended to address your particular requirements. Such information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any decisions. You should take your own advice.

If you make an arrangement with anyone named or connected with the Sites this is at your sole risk.

Barring from the site

We reserve the right to bar users from the Sites, on a permanent or temporary basis at our discretion. Any such user shall be notified and must not then attempt to use the Sites under any other name or through any other user.

Legal jurisdiction and dispute resolution

The law of England and Wales shall apply to these Terms, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with the Terms and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts. The place of performance shall be England.

We make no warranty or guarantee that the Sites or information available over it complies with laws other than those of England and Wales.


Any formal legal notices should be sent to us at the address at the end of these Terms by fax and confirmed by post.

Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right.

You may not assign or transfer your rights under these Terms.

We may amend these Terms at any time by posting a variation on the Main Site (or, where relevant, any of the Sites). You should check the Sites from time to time to familiarise yourself with the then current terms and conditions.

Online privacy practices

For details of how we handle your personal data, please see our privacy policy.


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Further information

Further information can be obtained from:

Web team
Stephenson Harwood LLP
1 Finsbury Circus
London EC2M 7SH
Telephone +44 20 7329 4422
Fax +44 20 7329 7100
Email info@shlegal.com

© Stephenson Harwood LLP 2016. Any reference to Stephenson Harwood in this document means Stephenson Harwood LLP and/or its affiliated undertakings. Any reference to a partner is used to refer to a member of Stephenson Harwood LLP.