Website Terms of Use

  1. General
    1. Modular Law Limited, trading as Modular Law (the ‘Firm’) is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 10977301. The Firm’s registered office is at 29 Amethyst Road, Newcastle Business Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, NE4 7YL.
  2. Terms of Website Use
    1. These terms and conditions (the ‘Terms) set out below will govern your use of our website which can be found at www.modularlaw.com (the ‘Website’).
    2. References on the Website to ‘Modular Law Limited’, ‘the Firm’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ mean the Firm. A list of our Directors’ names may be inspected at Companies House.
    3. The legal information on the Website is to provide users with the Terms upon which they use the Website and to make accessible certain other legal and regulatory information which it is best practice to place in the public domain where it can be easily accessed by clients and other interested third parties. The legal information on the Website should, for clients of the Firm, be read in association with our client care letter and terms of business (the ‘Client Care Documents’) and any other documents referred to in the Client Care Documents. The Client Care Documents shall take precedence over any legal notice on the Website in the event that they differ from one another.
    4. The Website is owned and operated by the Firm. For the purposes of the Terms, the Firm includes any and all of the Firm’s subsidiary undertakings, co-branded businesses and joint ventures which may exist from time to time.
    5. Use of the Website is governed by the following Terms which were last reviewed in April 2019. The Firm reserves the right, at its discretion, to make changes to any part of the Website or the Terms. Should the Terms be amended, the Firm will not notify you and it is your responsibility to check the Terms every time you use the Website. Specific terms may also apply to the provision of any of the services that we provide via the Website. You should check any specific terms that apply to the services which you use.
    6. We reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part of the Website or the services provided through it, including your access to it. Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information contained within the Website is correct, visitors should be aware that the information may have become out of date and we give no warranty or make any representation regarding the fitness for purpose, continued availability, quality, accuracy or completeness of the content of the Website. Accordingly, the materials on the Website do not give specific legal advice and should not be relied on as doing so. In particular you should be aware that laws and regulations might be different outside England. Your use of the Website does not create a contractual or solicitor-client relationship between you and the Firm. We recommend you contact the advisers who are named in the Website for advice about particular matters. The Firm excludes all liability for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party in connection with the use, inability to use, or the results of use of the Website.
    7. Website visitors are permitted to read the contents and to download and store on a temporary basis any of the contents of the Website provided this is for their own personal or non-commercial use. Apart from content specifically made available for download, such as court forms and publications, you may not permanently copy, store or redistribute the contents of the Website in any way. Where we make content available for downloading this is only for your personal use, or for circulation within your business and is not for commercial re-use. You may not set up links from your own websites to the Website without our prior written consent.
    8. Any links to other websites from the Website are provided for convenience only and the Firm accepts no responsibility or liability in connection with your use or reliance on the content of any linked website. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Firm of any linked website or its provider.
    9. For further information on the use of materials from the Website, or if you experience any problems with the Website, please contact us by sending an email to enquiries@modularlaw.com.
  3. Copyright and Intellectual Property
    1. Copyright and other intellectual property rights in the content of the Website, including any of the Firm’s marks, logos and brands, belongs to the Firm or its licensors (who have expressly licensed content to the Firm). All rights, save as expressly granted, are reserved. If you are in doubt whether an item is copyright or a trade mark of the Firm, please contact us for clarification.
  4. Downloads
    1. The Website does not include any downloadable documents.
  5. Financial Services
    1. The Firm does not offer any financial services.
  6. Marketing
    1. If, notwithstanding 5.1 above, the Website or any other of our promotional literature or materials refer to the provision of financial services by the Firm (such as our ability to help clients arrange after the event legal expenses insurance or title indemnity insurance), such references do not indicate and should not be understood as indicating that the Firm is a person to whom the general prohibition does not apply. The general prohibition against providing financial services which are regulated activities does apply to the Firm and its regulated principals and employees. The Firm is not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority nor is it exempt from authorisation under sections 38 – 39A of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
  7. Electronic Commerce (EC) Directive Regulations 2002 and Provision of Services Regulations 2009
    1. The following information is provided by us to ensure our compliance with the above regulations:
      1. The Firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (ID Number: 647618) and as such is bound by the SRA Handbook 2011 and associated professional rules, which can be viewed at www.sra.org.uk.
      2. The Firm is registered for VAT with the registration number 292 4523 93.
      3. The Firm maintains qualifying Professional Indemnity Insurance, details of which can be provided on request.
      4. The Firm is committed to providing an excellent service and operates a Complaints Handling Procedure which is available here. We are also committed to cooperating fully with the Legal Ombudsman, contact details of which can be found at www.legalombudsman.org.uk.
  8. Severability
    1. If the Terms or any part of them should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable under the laws of any state or country in which the Terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent that they are so illegal, invalid or unenforceable, they shall in that state or country be treated as severed and deleted from the Terms and the remaining provisions contained within the Terms shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable in that state or country.
  9. Events Beyond our Control
    1. The Firm will not be responsible for any breach of the Terms caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
  10. Governing Law
    1. This legal notice and all issues regarding the Website are governed by English law. Access is granted on condition that you accept all of the above and agree to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales to settle matters in relation to the Website.
  11. Reports of Misuse
    1. We take feedback very seriously and are constantly looking for ways to improve the Website. If you have any comments or concerns regarding the information or the Website content generally or would like to report any misuse of the Website, please contact us by sending an email to enquiries@modularlaw.com.
  12. Email Policy
    1. The views and opinions expressed in any email from any individual at the Firm are those of the author and are not necessarily endorsed by the Firm.
    2. All information contained in any message or attachments is intended solely for the addressee. It is confidential and may also be legally privileged. If you receive an email message in error, please send it back to us, and immediately and permanently delete it. The unauthorised use, disclosure, copying or alteration of an email communication (including any attachments) sent to or received by you in error is strictly prohibited.
    3. It is your responsibility to scan for viruses or otherwise check any email and any attachments. All email messages and any attachments are scanned for viruses prior to leaving our network. However, the Firm does not guarantee the security of any message or any attachments and will not be responsible for any damages arising as a result of any virus being passed on or arising from any alteration of any message by a third party.
    4. We may monitor emails sent to and from our network.
    5. If you require verification of the content of any email message and/or attachment, or if you have any questions about this policy or our usage of email, please contact us at our offices or by sending an email to enquiries@modularlaw.com.

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