Accessing and Use of Our Website
This website is operated by James Chan & Co as a firm of English solicitors and lawyers in England and Wales. The firm is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. By visiting and/or using this website and any of its associated services (hereinafter 'Website'), you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions (hereinafter 'Terms').
Communications through this Website will not in any way give rise to a solicitor client relationship nor will such communications be legally privileged in the absence of formal written instructions and appointment by you of this firm as your solicitors.
The Terms may be updated from time to time without notice and will have immediate force, effect and application. Your use of this Website after the Terms are updated constitutes acceptance of the updated Terms without reservation and without limitation. In visiting and/or using this Website, you agree to James Chan & Co intercepting and monitoring the traffic to and from the Website for purposes associated with its commercial business as solicitors and the improvement of its services to its UK and International customers and the Website.
The firm will not accept instructions through this website as we prefer to offer our clients a personal service. If you wish to seek legal advice and assistance on matters within our areas of practice, please contact us with a background summary and your requirements or use this Website contact form so we can arrange an appointment to discuss your matter.
In visiting and/or using this Website, you agree you will not use this Website to store, transmit or display any material or content which is unlawful, misleading, defamatory, obscene, threatening, offensive, abusive, hateful, discriminatory, objectionable or pornographic or in any way which harasses or invades another person's legal rights, human rights under the Human Rights Act 1998 or the European Convention on Human Rights or infringes another person's intellectual property rights. You may only use our Website for lawful purposes and not in any way which is in breach of any applicable local, national or international laws or regulations.
This Website must not be used to send junk mail, spam, chain letters or other forms of solicitation, post, and correspondence or otherwise transmit any material containing any software virus.
The reproduction, linking, framing, copying or transmission of any part or whole of the Website is not permitted without the prior written consent of James Chan & Co.
By using this Website, you agree to indemnify James Chan & Co fully against all direct, indirect and consequential loss, damage, costs or expense directly or indirectly arising from or incurred in connection with the use of the material and content of this Website or the breach of the Terms or any applicable local and foreign laws. You agree to comply with all applicable local laws and regulations, which may apply to the use of the Website. In the event of a breach of the terms and conditions of the Website, we reserve the right to bar any or deny access from your IP address or number without notice to you at our absolute discretion.
Copyright and Intellectual Property
The content and source code of this Website are protected by copyright laws and are owned by James Chan & Co and any other copyright owner expressly acknowledged. You may not alter, change, amend, commercialise, distribute in whole or in part any material or content available in this Website or otherwise copy without our prior written permission.
By using our Website, you acknowledge that copyright and other intellectual property rights subsist in our Website, including its content and services, and any software used in connection with the Website. These intellectual property rights are owned by James Chan & Co and third parties, as the case may be.
You may print, download, store and use the Material for your own personal use and research or that of your firm or company only. You may not republish, re-transmit, redistribute or otherwise make the Material available to any other party or make the same available on any website, online service or bulletin board of your own or of any other party or make the same available in hard copy or on any other media without James Chan & Co's express prior written consent.
Except as permitted by law in any applicable jurisdiction, you must not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce to human-readable any software used in connection with the Website, nor permit anyone to do so; or copy, modify, adapt or create a derivative work based on any of the software used in connection with the Website.
Nothing on this Website constitutes advice, nor does the transmission, downloading or sending of any information or the Material create any contractual relationship. The material and contents do not constitute, and may not in any circumstances be interpreted, construed, deemed or otherwise taken as representations, invitations to treat or enter into contractual relationships or to give rise to any duty of care or solicitor client retainer and relationship or advice of any kind whatsoever.
Access to our Website is on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw, update or amend its contents or services without notice. We will not be liable if our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period of time and we reserve the right to suspend your access to our site. The contents and material in our Website may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update such material. Although all content in this Website has been provided in good faith and on an 'as is' basis, James Chan & Co, its principals, staff, consultants and third parties contributing to the content of the Website offer no representations, warranties express or implied and exclude all liability in relation to the Website and its contents to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, James Chan & Co makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, suitability or reliability of the content and material in this Website. No reliance may be placed by visitors and users of the Website on any of the content on this Website.
James Chan & Co will not be liable for any direct and indirect or consequential loss, damage, costs or expense of any kind incurred and arising from or in connection with any of the contents of the Website and use of this Website constitutes your unconditional acceptance and agreement to release James Chan & Co from all and any such liability.
James Chan & Co accepts no liability or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage suffered by any user of the information contained on this website. By continuing to use this website you are deemed to accept the above terms and conditions.
James Chan & Co believes that online privacy is essential for the ongoing success of the Website and in assisting with provision of service as solicitors to its clients generally. In contacting us you may be asked to provide your name, company, position, postal address, post code, e-mail address, contact details, gender and information. We request this information from you so that we can identify you and provide you with personalised service as solicitors should you retain the services of this firm.
Unless you designate otherwise, the personally identifiable information you provide will be known only to you and to James Chan & Co. We will ask for your permission before providing this information to anyone else, except in circumstances when you provide us with permission to disclose your details or we are compelled by law, Court order, the Home Office or governmental authority to disclose your personal details in which case you consent and agree by your provision of information to us to fully waive your rights to permit us to make such full disclosure as we may make and to indemnify and to hold us harmless against any and all liability from civil or criminal proceedings whatsoever and howsoever arising.
From time to time, James Chan & Co as solicitors may introduce new services by writing to notify you, send you updates and press releases. To the extent, these new services affect these terms and conditions and this policy, such terms and conditions will be deemed to be updated and will apply to you.
By using our Website, you consent and agree to our processing data about you and your use of our Website and you warrant all data provided by you to us via our Website is accurate.
Third Party Links
The Website may provide links to websites and resources operated by third parties. Such third party links and resources are provided for your information only. James Chan & Co does not control these websites and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the activities or operations of these websites or the accuracy, copyright, compliance, legality or decency of any content or services available on these websites and you release James Chan & Co from all liability in respect of the same.
You should read the terms and conditions of use of any third party site before using that site or proceeding with any online or offline transaction with the third party. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in the promotions of, third parties found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings (including any implied term of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose and any term as to the provision of services to a standard of reasonable care and skill or as to non-infringement of any intellectual property right) are solely between you and such third parties.
The inclusion of a link to a third party's site does not imply endorsement by James Chan & Co of that third party, its site, or any goods, services or content featured on or available from that site.
James Chan & Co may at any time change, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the content or services offered on the Website and restrict or terminate your access to the Website, without notice or liability.
Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Validity
The validity and construction of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by English law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Court. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions are prohibited by law or adjudged by a Court to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision shall, to the extent required, be severed from these Terms and Conditions and rendered ineffective as far as possible without modifying the remaining provisions in the Terms and shall not in any way affect any other circumstances of or the validity or enforcement of these Terms and Conditions.