Terms & Conditions

What’s in these terms?

“Our”, “us”, and “we” all refer to Hartley Law Limited trading as Hartley Law.

These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.hartleylaw.co.uk (our site).

Who we are and how to contact us

www.hartleylaw.co.uk is a site operated by Hartley Law.

We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 633912.

Hartley Law is registered in England and Wales under company number 10374829.

Our registered office at:

Building B,
Watchmoor Park,
Riverside Way,
Surrey, GU15 3YL.

We are a limited company.

To contact us, please email hello@hartleylaw.co.uk or telephone 01276 536 410.

By using our site you accept these terms

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and agree to comply with them.

Use of our site does not create a client/solicitor relationship; such a relationship has separate rules.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

Our website is not intended for children.

Access outside of the United Kingdom

We make no claims that any material contained on our site can be lawfully viewed or downloaded outside of the United Kingdom.

Access to materials may not be legal by certain persons in certain countries. If you access our site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws in your jurisdiction.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Policy, sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data you provide is accurate.
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.
  • There are separate terms which will apply if you wish us to carry out any services on your behalf we will notify you of these at the relevant time.

We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

We may make changes to our site

We may update and change our site from time to time. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis and we are not liable to you if some parts of our site are withdrawn or unavailable.

We may suspend or withdraw our site

Our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.We may suspend, or withdraw, or restrict the availability of all or, any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of and, comply with, these terms of use and, other applicable terms and conditions.

How you may use material on our site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy and download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal information use, and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site. You must not copy, distribute, print, circulate information, pages or material from our site for others or, link information from our site without our prior written consent.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

Any information sent to us via our site is at your own risk and we do not accept responsibility for confidential information you may send to us via the site. Confidential information should be sent by secure encrypted email.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Do not rely on information on this site

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to legal advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist legal advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties (i.e. legal promises) or guarantees, whether express (i.e. written) or implied (i.e. inferred), that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as our approval of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and do not endorse them.

User-generated content is not approved by us

This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us at hello@hartleylaw.co.uk

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you – important

Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

If you are a business user:

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • Use of, or inability to use, our site; and/or
  • Use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • Loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • Financial loss;
  • Business interruption;
  • Loss of anticipated savings;
  • Loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; and/or
  • Any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user:

Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and, this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation.

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or, a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Acceptable use

You must only use our site for lawful purposes. You must not upload or post anything indecent, offensive, obscene, abusive, libellous, defamatory or anything that you do not have consent from a third party to post.

You are solely responsible for the permissions, form, content and accuracy of any documents or files that you post on our site. We reserve the right to remove content and material from our site that infringes these terms.

Rules about linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you have our prior written approval and do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice and remove any link at any time.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact hello@hartleylaw.co.uk

Our trade marks are registered

All intellectual property on our site, including content, image designs, trade marks and trade names are owned by us or our licensors.

“Hartley Law” and “Hartley Law Limited” are registered trade marks of Hartley Law Limited and our logos and owned by us. You are not permitted to use, edit, modify, reproduce, redistribute them without our prior written approval.


No waiver of these terms is valid unless confirmed in writing by us.

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

If you have any questions about these terms or require permissions as set out in our terms please email hello@hartleylaw.co.uk

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