Legal

Statutory Information
We hope that you will not have any problem with the service we provide for you, but if you do have a complaint about the service you have received or about the invoice, then please let us know as soon as possible. We operate an internal complaints handling procedure and will try and resolve any problem quickly. If the person handling your matter cannot assist the matter will be referred to Alistair McArthur, Client Care Partner, to resolve the problem. If for any reason we are unable to resolve the problem between us, within 8 weeks  you can ask the Legal Ombudsman to consider the complaint. A complaint to the Legal Ombudsman must be made within 12 months of your last contact with us, and the Legal Ombudsman can be contacted at PO Box 6806 Wolverhampton WV1 9WJ, Tel: 0300 555 0333, email  enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk , web address www.legalombudsman.org.uk .

If you are a client and we have made a contract with you by electronic means you may be entitled to use an EU online dispute resolution service to assist with any contractual dispute you may have with us. This service can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/odr. Our email address is info@herrington-carmichael.com.

Herrington Carmichael LLP is a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales with registered number OC32293 and any references herein to"we", "our", "the firm" or "Herrington Carmichael" is a reference to Herrington Carmichael LLP.

The word "partner" is a title and describes an individual solicitor who is a member of Herrington Carmichael LLP

No individual who is a member or employee of or consultant to Herrington Carmichael LLP accepts or assumes personal responsibility to you or any other person for advice and services we provide to you whether or not that person is described as a "partner". Herrington Carmichael LLP is responsible for the acts and omissions of its members, employees or consultants.

The members of Herrington Carmichael LLP are solicitors and Herrington Carmichael LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) SRA number 446245 and subject to the Solicitors Code of Conduct. Details of the Code can be found on the SRA website at http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/content.page .

The registered office of Herrington Carmichael LLP Is at Building 9, Riverside Way, Watchmoor Park, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3YL

The VAT Number for Herrington Carmichael LLP is 211369883

Herrington Carmichael LLP has professional indemnity insurance cover through QBE European Operations Ltd, Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 3BD

Our members are: Frankie Tierney (Chairman), James Eatwell (Senior Partner), Anthony Tahourdin, Yavan Brar, Tim Hardesty, Gerald Ingram, Mark Chapman, Alistair McArthur, Mark Izquierdo and Maria Mulroe shall be referred to as the ‘Partners’.

Terms of Use
Herrington Carmichael makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, comprehensiveness and accuracy of the information, services and other content contained on this website.

Access to this website www.herrington-carmichael.com (this 'Site') is provided by Herrington Carmichael (‘we’ or ‘us’) on the following terms ('Terms'). By using any part of this Site you agree to accept and abide by the Terms. We reserve the right to change the Terms at any time by posting changes on this Site. Your continued use of this Site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of the amended Terms. The law applicable in the event of any dispute relating to this site is the law of England and Wales.

We try to ensure 24-hour access to this Site but we will not be liable to you if for any reason any part of this Site is unavailable at any time. We may suspend your access to this Site temporarily or permanently for any reason and without notice to you. We may change any part of this Site and any information in it without notice to you.

Although we endeavour to ensure that information on this Site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given that it is complete, accurate or up-to-date. The information posted on this Site is for general guidance only and does not take account of your specific circumstances. It does not constitute and is not a substitute for proper legal advice. All articles, briefings, updates or other information available on this website are prepared so that they are current as at the date of writing. It should be noted that such information can rapidly become out of date. You should not take any actions based on information found on this website without seeking legal advice.

Please contact us (please see the 'contact us' page of this Site for contact details) if you would like specific legal advice. You must not submit any material or information to this Site which in any way breaches any statute, regulation or byelaw of any jurisdiction or which may breach the intellectual rights or privacy or other rights of any third party or which may be defamatory, obscene or indecent.

Should we receive any such material falling into the categories listed here, including such material sent accidentally to us by you, then Herrington Carmichael will not be liable to anyone whatsoever should we post such information on the Site or if any third party or we act or rely on such material or information. You must not submit to us or to this Site or to any visitor to this Site, any viruses or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.

Should a user submit a virus that can be traced, Herrington Carmichael retain the right to seek damages for any interuption to the site and/or our IT systems, and for any claims made against us of any kind whatsoever. We endeavour to ensure that this Site is virus-free, but we shall not be liable for any damage to, or viruses that may affect, any hardware, software, data or other property resulting from your access to or use of this Site or your downloading any material from it.

We do not warrant that this Site will be compatible with any hardware or software that you may use. Except for any death or personal injury resulting from our negligence (in respect of which our liability shall not be limited), we shall not be liable for any damages or losses (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business or loss of profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use or inability to use this Site, or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this Site or any such material. 

We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of any other website to which we may have links.
 
  Intellectual property
The intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, copyright and trade marks) in all material on the Website (including, without limitation, text, images and plans) are owned by Herrington Carmichael unless otherwise stated and your use of them is limited as set out below.

Except where otherwise stated, you are permitted to display the pages of the Website on your computer screen and print a reasonable number of unmodified copies of any of the pages of the Website for your own, non-commercial use. You may not change or delete any author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice, and by printing or displaying the Website you do not acquire any rights in it.

Except as expressly permitted under copyright law, any other copying, modification, reproduction, permanent storage, repackaging, distribution, transmission or commercial exploitation of any of the material on the Website by any means without our prior written consent is prohibited. This applies to both the visual content of the Website and the source code.

You may create links to the Website but must not frame the Website on any other site nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page without our prior written consent.

Use of Client Information
We may collect personal information that you voluntarily submit to us, for example when you complete a form on this Site. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given us to prevent unauthorised access. We use firewalls to protect the information on our servers.

We own and control all information collected on this Site, which we may use for our internal marketing and to improve this Site. We do not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties, unless required by law or court order or to enable third parties to provide certain services to us, for example web hosting. However, we will at all times control and are responsible for any such use of your personal information.

We may use your personal information to provide you with newsletters and other information but only if you request it. If you want to change the kind of information you receive from us or if you decide that you no longer want to receive certain or any marketing information from us, please email us via the contact us page.

Site Tracking

We may use tracking software to monitor visitor traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the site to better meet the needs of visitors to this Site. This software does not enable us to capture any personally identifying information about you.

Queries
In using this Site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information by Herrington Carmichael LLP in the ways described above.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about the way in which we use your personal information,please email us via the contact us page.

Email Disclaimer
Any e-mail (including any attachments) is confidential and intended solely for the use of the addressee. It may also contain privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, then you have been sent and received the e-mail in error. Any use, reliance on, dissemination, printing, forwarding or copying of an e-mail and/or its attachments received in error is strictly prohibited.

If you have received an e-mail in error then please notify us by replying to the original e-mail at the e-mail address it was sent from. Please also delete the e-mail from your computer.

Any views or opinions presented in an e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Herrington Carmichael and/or its partners unless specifically stated.

Herrington Carmichael cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any e-mail sent as e-mails are transmitted over a public network and Internet communications are not secure. Any e-mail sent is not intended nor should it be taken to create legal relations, contractual or otherwise. If verification is required please telephone the sender of the e-mail.

Herrington Carmichael believe that all e-mails (including any attachments) sent are free from any virus or similar defect and all e-mails are scanned by Mimecast before they are sent. However, it is the responsibility of the recipient of any e-mail to ensure that it is virus free. Herrington Carmichael do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from the recipient receiving, opening or using an e-mail.

Service of documents by e-mail is not accepted.