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Website Disclaimer

(1) Introduction

This web site is produced by the members of 20 Essex Street, a set of barristers’ chambers. We have no collective legal identity of any kind; all barristers practising from a set of chambers are self-employed individuals. By agreement of the barristers in these chambers, this web site has been prepared for information purposes only.

This disclaimer governs your use of our website. By using our website, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, you must not use our website.

Please read this disclaimer together with our privacy policy

(2) Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

(3) Licence to use website

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions below.

You must not:

(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(b) sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material from the website;

(c) show any material from the website in public;

(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;

(e) edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

(f) redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter and CVs).

(4) Limitations of warranties and liability

The information and any commentary on the law contained on this web site is provided free of charge for information purpose only. No responsibility for its accuracy and correctness, or for any consequences of relying on it, is assumed by any member of chambers. The information and commentary does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice to any person on a specific case or matter. You are strongly advised to obtain specific, personal advice from a lawyer about your case or matter and not to rely on the information or comments on this site.

We do not commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

Nothing in this disclaimer (or elsewhere on our website) will exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of our website or under or in connection with this disclaimer, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:

(a) to the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;

(b) we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage;

(c) we will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information.

(5) Variation

We may revise this disclaimer from time-to-time. The revised disclaimer will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised disclaimer on our website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

(6) Entire agreement

This disclaimer, together with our privacy policy, constitutes the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersedes all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

(7) Law and jurisdiction

This disclaimer will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this disclaimer will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

(8) Regulation

Members of chambers who are practising barristers are subject to a professional Code of Conduct. As individual lawyers, members may generally only give advice to a particular person on a specific matter or case if instructed to do so by a solicitor or other recognised professional, a qualified foreign lawyer or an organisation or individual authorised under the Bar Standards Board's Licenced Access scheme.

Further information is available from the Bar Standards Board and the Bar Council web-site.

(9) Our details

You may contact us at 20 Essex Street, London WC2R 3AL