1.1 In this legal notice, references to we, us or our mean Kyles Legal Practice Limited (see below for further information in relation to this entity); unless the context requires otherwise, references to we, us and our also include other undertakings affiliated with Kyles Legal Practice Limited.
1.2 In this legal notice, references to you or your mean the person accessing and using our Site (as defined below).
1.3 In this legal notice, references to the Site mean the website at the following URL: www.kyleslegalpractice.co.uk
1.4 This legal notice, as amended by us from time to time, sets out, among other things, the basis on which you may use our Site. By accessing and using our Site, you are indicating your acceptance of this legal notice and you agree to comply with your obligations under it.
2. Kyles Legal Practice Limited
2.1 Kyles Legal Practice Limited is a multi-disciplinary private limited company registered in England and Wales under number 07185237, whose registered office is to be found at 20 Northumberland Square, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE30 1PX, United Kingdom where a list of Members’ names is open to inspection. Our VAT registration number is GB 993 5271 82. Our email address for contact purposes is firstname.lastname@example.org
2.2 Where we refer to a “Director” at Kyles Legal Practice in this Site or in any document or in any correspondence or communication, the term “Director” means a Member of Kyles Legal Practice Ltd and shall not be construed as indicating or meaning that the Members of Kyles Legal Practice Ltd are carrying on business in partnership within the meaning of the Partnership Act 1890.
2.3 Kyles Legal Practice Limited is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority which is the independent regulatory body of the Law Society of England and Wales. The Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct applies to us. The Legal Ombudsman for England and Wales has formal powers to resolve complaints about lawyers made by all members of the public, very small businesses, charities, clubs and trusts. If you have a complaint about any aspect of our service, please do tell us as soon as possible. Please read our Complaints Policy for further information.
2.4 Kyles Legal Practice Limited is also authorised and regulated by the Bar Standards Board which is the independent regulatory body that regulates barristers called to the Bar in England and Wales in the public interest. A copy of the Bar Standards Board rules can by found at: https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/regulatory-requirements/the-code-of-conduct/
2.5 Kyles Legal Practice Limited maintains professional indemnity insurance in accordance with the rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Details of the insurers and the territorial coverage of the policy are available on request or can be found at our Legal Notices page.
3. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 disclaimer
3.1 Kyles Legal Practice Limited is not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority.
3.2 If during a matter you need advice on investments, we may have to refer you to someone who is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority, as we are not. However, as we are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, we may be able to provide certain limited investment services where these are closely linked to the legal work we are doing for you.
3.3 The Law Society of England and Wales is a designated professional body for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but responsibility for regulation and complaints handling has been separated from the Law Society’s representative functions. The Solicitors Regulation Authority is the independent regulatory body for the Law Society and the Legal Ombudsman is the independent complaints handling body for the Law Society.
4.1 Our Site is operated for, and contains information about, us, a law firm with offices in North Shields, Tyne and Wear and Middlesbrough, Cleveland and is intended to provide general information only.
4.2 We hope that the information and materials on our Site will be of interest to you. However, no warranty, representation or other assurance is given that the information and materials contained on our Site are complete, up to date or free from errors or inaccuracies.
4.3 Nothing on our Site constitutes legal or other professional advice and nothing on our Site should be taken or construed as such. You should consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal problem or matter.
4.4 We accept no liability (whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise) for: (i) loss, damage or expense of any kind (including, without limitation, loss of data, loss of income or revenue, loss of profit, loss of business, loss of goodwill, damage to property and all other direct, indirect or consequential loss and damage); and (ii) claims by third parties, in each case arising as a result of or in connection with the access or use of our Site, or the use of any material (including Content (as defined below)) contained in or referred to on our Site.
4.4 We reserve the right to modify, and to suspend or withdraw access to, part or all of this Site at any time and we accept no liability in connection with any such modification, suspension or withdrawal.
4.6 Nothing in this legal notice excludes or limits our liability for:
4.6.1 death or personal injury caused by the negligence of us or any of our employees or agents
4.6.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by us or
4.6.3 any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law.
5. Intellectual property rights
5.1 This Site consists of images, illustrations, graphics, video sequences, sounds, text, documents, publications, written works, photographs, formats and styles of presentation, software (including HTML code) and material analogous to it, and other content (collectively, Content).
5.2 All copyright, moral ownership and other intellectual property rights in the Site and the Content (and derivatives of it) are either owned exclusively by or are licensed to Kyles Legal Practice or one of our affiliates.
6. Use of our Site
6.1 You may use our Site, and download, print and copy extracts from our Site, in each case for your reasonable personal use only and any such extracts must acknowledge us (Kyles Legal Practice Limited) as the source and must not be altered in any way.
6.2 You must not use this Site, its Content or any extracts that you download, print or copy from the Site, in any way that is unlawful, or would harm our reputation, rights or interests or those of any other person.
6.3 Subject to clauses 6.1 and 6.2, you may also provide, on an occasional basis and free of charge, copies of any extracts that you download, print or copy from the Site to your colleagues and clients for their own personal use, provided you draw their attention to this clause, which shall apply equally to their use of those extracts.
6.4 All other use of the Site and the Content is strictly prohibited.
7. Links to our Site
7.1 Subject to clause 7.2, you may link to our Site provided the following conditions are met:
7.1.1 the link to our Site does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it
7.1.2. the link is only to pages of our Site from which this legal notice can be accessed and
7.1.3 the link does not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
7.2 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and in our sole discretion (including where any link does not conform to the conditions set out in clause 7.1) and you agree to immediately comply with a request from us to remove each link to our Site.
8. Third party websites
8.1 We may from time to time provide links from our Site that will enable you to access the websites of third parties and, in accordance with clause 7, third party websites may link to our Site.
8.2 Please note that such third party websites are not under our control and we do not contribute to the content of those websites. When you click through to these sites you leave the area controlled by us.
8.3 We do not accept responsibility for, nor any liability in connection with, these third party websites (including in respect of any issues arising in connection with either the third party’s use of your data, the website content or the services offered to you by these websites).
10.1 For details of our complaints procedure, please see our Complaints Policy.
11. Bribery and corruption
11.1 We take a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and we are committed to acting professionally and ethically in all our business dealings and relationships. A copy of our Anti-Bribery Policy is available on request.
12.1 Where any part of our Site contains specific terms and conditions, those terms and conditions shall apply to that part of the Site.
12.2 No failure or delay by us to exercise any right or remedy provided under this legal notice or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict us exercising that or any other right or remedy in the future.
12.3 If any provision of this legal notice is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any such modification or deletion shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of this legal notice.
12.4 This legal notice (and any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with it) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and we and you each submit irrevocably to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.