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Terms Of Use

JAMIESON LAW – TERMS OF USE

Last updated May 2022

These terms apply to you for all aspects of our services, including visiting our website, landing pages, social media pages or any other presence. Please read these terms carefully before you visit us, as they will apply to you. If you instruct us to provide legal services, this will be governed by a separate set of terms and conditions of service. 

Who we are

When we use “Jamieson Law,” “we” or “us” within these terms, we might mean either of our registered law firms, or our separate Irish company, as set out below.

Jamieson Law Ltd is a limited company registered in Scotland under company number SC588503, with its registered office at Hudson House Business Centre, Hudson House, 8 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3QB. Jamieson Law Ltd is a law firm registered with the Law Society of Scotland. 

Jamieson Law Ireland is a sole proprietorship, registered in Ireland. The sole proprietor is Barbara Neilan, and its registered office is at Cushenstown, Garristown, Meath A42 FY83. Jamieson Law Ireland is a law firm registered with the Law Society of Ireland. 

Jamieson Law Ireland Ltd is an Irish company, registered under company number 686804, and it doesn’t provide regulated legal advice. 

We’re VAT registered in the UK and our UK VAT registration is 384671953.

We regularly post content on our website, which is for informational and/or guidance purposes only. No content on our website is intended to be relied on, nor does it constitute specific legal advice for your circumstances. If you want to create a solicitor-client relationship, then you must instruct specific work and Jamieson Law Ltd or Jamieson Law Ireland Limited must agree to provide this work.

Visiting our Website

All information we provide on our website isn’t directed to, nor is it intended for, distribution or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction where the publication or availability of our website, or such distribution or use, would be contrary to local laws or regulation. You shouldn’t access our website or any information it contains if your access would contravene applicable, local, national, or international laws.

You have permission for temporary use of our website, but we can withdraw or change our website at any time without telling you and without being legally responsible to you. You’re only eligible to use our website if you’re at least 18 years of age, or you have capacity to form a binding contract, and if you’re not a user barred from accessing our website under applicable law. Your use of our website must not violate any applicable law or regulation. 

If you let anyone else use our website, you must make sure that they read these terms first, and that they follow them. You should only use our website as allowed by law and these terms. If you don't, we may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.

We regularly update our website and make changes to it, but we don't have to, and so content you find might be out-of-date. Nothing on our website is intended to contain advice, and you shouldn't rely on it. We exclude all legal responsibility and costs for reliance placed on our website by anyone. We’re not liable for any technical errors, maintenance, work, damage, wrongful use, unauthorised access to our website, or any content you upload to our website.

You’re responsible for configuring the device you use to access our website, and the software to access the material and content on our website, including downloadable files. We don’t warrant that the way we deliver data to you is compatible with your software. We do our best to protect our website, but we’re responsible for bugs, viruses etc., and are not liable for damage or loss caused by a virus, distributed denial of service attack or other technologically harmful material that might infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data, or other proprietary material due to your use of our website, downloading any content from it or using any website linked to it. 

We don’t warrant that your use of our website will be uninterrupted or error-free. We’re not responsible for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any interruptions or errors, and you acknowledge that our website may be subject to limitations, delays, or other issues.

We do our best to provide the most accurate information possible. However, we cannot ensure that our website is completely error free. Therefore, we don’t provide any warranty or other assurances about the completeness, accuracy, timeliness, or fitness for particular purposes of any of the content or materials contained within our website. 

We’re not liable for any third party content on our website, and we don’t endorse what this content might contain.

We follow our privacy policy in handling information about you. By using our website, you agree to us handling this information and confirm that data you provide is accurate. 

Intellectual property rights

We’re the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website (including but not limited to) the copyright in photos, designs, layout, blog posts, policies, and everything else. They are protected by copyright.

You’re allowed to print one copy and download extracts of any page on our website for your personal use, but not for commercial use without a licence from us. You must not change, copy, reproduce or translate anything on the website without our written consent. You’re not permitted to licence, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, exploit, or otherwise make any documents or online resources from the website available to any third party.

If you breach these terms, you lose your right to use our website, and must destroy or return any copies you have made.

Our legal responsibility to you

As far as legally possible, we exclude legal responsibility for loss of income, profit, business, data, contracts, goodwill, or savings, or any other indirect, consequential, or special loss. We also exclude, as far as legally possible, all terms and warranties or promises implied by law or by statutes.

We don't exclude legal responsibility for death or personal injury owing to our negligence, or legal responsibility for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for anything else where exclusion isn’t allowed by law.

Any duty of care we owe to you is owed only to you, and not to any third parties.

We’re not tax advisers, and we don’t hold ourselves out as such. Any information provided on tax is based on personal opinion and should be clarified with an accountant before you implement it. 

Disclaimers

By using our website, reviewing content, or interacting with us online, you understand and acknowledge that there is no solicitor-client relationship created. You also understand and acknowledge that no solicitor-client relationship is created by the purchase of online products. Solicitor-client relationships can only be formed after you have received our terms of service, and we have agreed to act for you for specific legal services.

Our website can’t provide individual legal advice, opinions, or recommendations. You shouldn’t act or refrain from acting on the basis of information included on our website, without first consulting us or another solicitor that is licensed in the relevant jurisdiction. 

Barbara Neilan, CEO and Solicitor is licensed to provide legal advice in England and Wales, Ireland, Scotland, New York, and California. Lynne Riddell, Legal Director, and Solicitor is licensed to practice law in Scotland. You must contact Barbara or Lynne for a consultation and enter into a separate, legally binding agreement before any solicitor-client relationship is formed. 

Therefore, it’s important that you understand and acknowledge that any information you provide via our website isn’t privileged or confidential or subject to any solicitor-client relationship protection. All information contained on our website and in our products (for purchase or otherwise) is for educational and informational purposes only. Nothing on our website constitutes legal advice that should substitute individualised advice from a solicitor. 

Uploading to our Website

Material that you upload will be regarded as non-confidential and not owned. This means that we can copy it, distribute it, and show it to other people for any purpose. You agree that if anyone else claims to own the material, or says that it breaches their rights, we can give them your identity.

We won't be legally responsible to anybody for the accuracy of material that you upload to our website, and we can remove it at any time.

Viruses, malware and security

We use our reasonable skill and care to ensure that our website is secure and free from viruses and malware. That being said, we don’t guarantee that this is the case. You’re responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data, and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.

You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via our website. You also must not try to gain unauthorised access to any part of our website, the server on which our website is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website by means of a denial-of-service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.

By breaching the provisions of this section, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and we will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use our website will end immediately in the event of such a breach.

Links to our website

You may link to the homepage of website if you would like to, but this must be fair and lawful. You should not take unfair advantage of our reputation or attempt to damage our reputation. You must not link to our website in a way that suggests any association with us (where there is none) or any endorsement or approval from us (where there is none). Your link shouldn’t use any logos or trademarks displayed on our website without our express written permission.

You absolutely must not link to our website from another website where the main content unlawful, obscene, offensive, inappropriate, dishonest, defamatory, threatening, racist, sexist, or otherwise discriminatory, that promotes violence, racial hatred, or terrorism, which infringes intellectual property rights, or that we consider to be otherwise objectionable.

Purchasing our contract bundles or a paid-for consultation

When you make a purchase on our website, we are treating you as a business customer. Therefore, applicable consumer protections in the UK and the EU don’t apply. This means that there are no refunds for any payment made via our website. If you’re a consumer and you purchase our contract bundles, these are digital downloads, and so no refund is available for these documents.

General

We change these terms from time to time and you must check them for changes because they are binding on you.

These terms are our entire agreement. No previous statements or representations that we have made to you form part of these terms unless they are written into it. This includes, but isn’t limited to, information included on webinars, social media or discussed on sales calls. 

If any provision of these terms is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable in whole or in part, such provision or part of it shall be deemed not to form part of these terms, and the legality, validity and enforceability of the remaining terms shall not be affected.

Applicable law

The parties will use their best efforts to negotiate in good faith and settle any dispute that may arise out of or relate to these terms or any breach of it.

Any dispute shall not affect the parties' ongoing obligations under these terms.

The English courts have the only right to hear claims related to our website, and all disputes are governed (including regarding non-contractual obligations) by English law.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about these terms, or anything else, you can email us at info@jamiesonlaw.legal.

PHONE

UK office: Hudson House Business Centre, Hudson House, 8 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3QB

Ireland office: Cushenstown, Garristown, Meath, A42 FY83

*We’re regulated by the Law Society of Scotland and our Irish firm is regulated by the Law Society of Ireland. This doesn’t mean we can only advise Scottish or Irish clients - we work with clients across the UK and Ireland on business and brand protection matters. We do not deal with matters surrounding disputes and litigation. We are qualified in English, Scots and Irish law. We can also advise on New York and California law*

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