The Legal Notices, produced on this website, as amended by us from time-to-time, set out the basis on which you may use this and any other relevant website, and also provide regulatory and related information. The Legal Notices should be read as a whole.
Alston Asquith is the business name for the legal practice carried on by Alston Asquith Limited, its affiliated and associated businesses and entities (together referred to as “Alston Asquith”). For details of Alston Asquith and our members and regulatory information, please see below.
Alston Asquith is an entity authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with its registered office at 45 Moorfields, Moorgate, London EC2Y 9AE. Company number: 1187832. VAT number: GB288911554. SRA number: 647013. A list of the directors of Alston Asquith is open to inspection at its registered office and can be provided on request.
Alston Asquith remains a body corporate, limited by way of shares however occasionally the term “partner” may be used to refer to a member of Alston Asquith or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications. A list of the members of Alston Asquith and of the non-members who are designated as partners and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office and can be provided on request.
Alston Asquith is subject to the SRA’s regulation focusing on the high-level principles and outcomes that drive the provision of services for clients. These are the basis of the SRA’s Code of Conduct, applicable to England and Wales, covering all aspects of law firm regulation. The SRA’s Rules can be found in its Code of Conduct, available through the following link: SRA Code of Conduct.
If you have any questions or feedback concerning risk and compliance at Alston Asquith you may contact Mr Alec Alston, Senior Partner, who remains the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (“COLP”) and the Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (client money compliance) (“COFA”): Contact.
Errors/ variations to the terms: Any error or omission of any information that we publish on the website shall be subject to correction, provided that the correction does not materially affect the website. Alston Asquith may modify these Terms at any time. If you do not wish to accept any amended Terms you should stop using the website. Your continued use of the website will signify your acceptance of any amended Terms.
Intellectual Property: For the purpose of these Terms, “Intellectual Property Rights” means: (i) copyright, patents, database rights and rights in trade marks, designs, know-how and confidential information (whether registered or not); (ii) applications for registration and the right to apply for registration for any of these rights; and (iii) all other intellectual property rights and equivalent or similar forms of protection existing anywhere in the world. Intellectual Property Rights: We (or our suppliers or third parties who have granted us permission to reproduce their material on this website) own all Intellectual Property Rights in the website content. Nothing in these Terms gives you any right, title or interest in the website content or this website and you do not acquire any such right, title or interest through your use of the website. If you need third party software to use this website, you agree to obtain a licence of that software at your own expense or that of your employer.
Reliance: This website is not an advertisement; is provided for information purposes only; and is not a binding offer to provide any service of any type, whether legal advisory or otherwise. Materials published on this website are not intended to amount to legal or other advice and should not be relied on as such advices. Our provision of this website does not create a relationship of client and legal adviser between a user of this website and Alston Asquith.
Linking: You may link to this website home page but only if this is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. Do not establish any link which suggests any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not link from any website that is not owned by you. Do not otherwise frame or link to this website without our prior express written permission which can be requested from email@example.com. Links to other websites from this website are provided for your information only, and do not imply our endorsement or affiliation with the providers of those websites. We have no control over the contents of those websites, accept no responsibility for them and we disclaim liability for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Prohibited use: You may use the website for lawful purposes only. You agree to use the website as permitted by these Terms and for lawful purposes only. In particular, you agree not to: (a) use the website to receive, access or transmit material that is obscene, sexually explicit, defamatory, threatening, degrading, racist, in breach of confidence or in breach of third party intellectual property rights (including copyright) or otherwise objectionable or unlawful; (b) impersonate any person, or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; (c) access or attempt to access parts of the website that you are not authorised to access; (d) interfere with the use of the website by other users; (e) use the website to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems or interfere with services to other host providers, networks or websites; (f) use the website to knowingly or recklessly transmit material (including viruses) or otherwise use the website so as to cause harm to the website, Alston Asquith or other users or which is likely to bring the website or Alston Asquith into disrepute; or (g) intentionally violate any other applicable law or regulation while using the website.
Disclaimer: If you have a specific legal question you should address it to one of our lawyers. This site is for information purposes and is not an advertisement. Nothing on this site constitutes a binding offer to give any legal advice or perform any other service in any jurisdiction. Nor does any person accessing, or acting on, our website content of itself imply any duty of care being assumed in any jurisdiction on the part of Alston Asquith toward such person, or any other duty of the kind owed by a law firm to its clients. Alston Asquith disclaims all liability accordingly.
The website content on this website gives general information only as at its stated date or, if none, the date of first publication as, for example, the law may have changed in the meantime. Furthermore, it is not intended to give a comprehensive analysis on any subject. Such website content should not be used as a substitute for legal or other professional advice, which should be obtained in specific circumstances. No warranty or representation is given that such website content is free from inaccuracies or omissions, or that it is up to date.
Therefore, Alston Asquith assumes no responsibility for any loss or damages in respect of this website or any such other website and so disclaims all liability accordingly. Furthermore, Alston Asquith assumes no responsibility for any loss or damages that may be caused to any equipment or software owing to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with accessing or using this website, your material or the website content.
Additionally, Alston Asquith has an interest in limiting the personal liability of Alston Asquith individuals. Users of this website shall not be entitled to make any claim personally against any Alston Asquith individual in respect of relevant loss or damage and, on behalf of such Alston Asquith individuals, all such liability is disclaimed accordingly.
Our liability to you in connection with this website (whether arising from negligence, breach of contract or otherwise) is only to take such actions as are reasonably required (in our sole discretion) in order to remove or delete data entered in error, or remove or delete data that is the subject of dispute, or correct data entered in error.
Any disclaimers or limitations of liability on this site shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in any jurisdiction in respect of relevant loss or damage in respect of this website or any such other website, but nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for fraud or reckless disregard of professional obligations or for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or that of a partner, associate, consultant or employee of Alston Asquith or that of our agents or subcontractors or for any other matter in respect of which liability cannot be excluded or restricted by applicable laws or regulations.
Nothing in these Terms shall operate to exclude or restrict liability based on fraud or reckless disregard of professional obligations or any other liability that cannot be excluded or restricted by applicable laws or regulations.
Delay in the exercise or non-exercise of any such right is not a waiver of that right.
A failure by you or us to enforce a provision of the Terms or a breach of a provision by the other or default by the other in performing a provision does not constitute a waiver and does not prevent you or us from subsequently enforcing that provision or from acting on such breach or a subsequent breach of the provision by the other party or default by the other party in performing that provision.
Relationship: These Terms do not create any partnership between you and Alston Asquith, nor appoint either of you or us as the agent of the other for any purpose.
Governing Law: Any dispute or claim between you and Alston Asquith arising out of or in connection with this website or its subject matter (whether allegedly contractual or non-contractual disputes and claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Users of this website do so on the basis that they thereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the purpose of any such dispute or claim.
Contact: If you have any concerns about material which appears on this website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.