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Terms of Use

Your use of this website is subject to these terms and conditions.

Terms of Use (Terms)

This website is provided by DWF Law LLP.  It is provided for and on behalf of the global legal practice and multi-disciplinary commercial business comprising DWF Group plc and its subsidiaries and subsidiary undertakings, full details of which you can find here (collectively, DWF, we, us or our). 

These Terms are the terms and conditions on which we provide this website and the text, software, databases, formats, documents, graphics, briefings, photographs, articles, press releases, written work and other materials that you see published here (content).  Please read them carefully.

Where user access to restricted parts of this website is permitted, this access may be subject to more specific term and conditions, which will apply instead of these Terms.

This website is for your own private use and includes content designed to promote our professional services.  By accessing this website, you agree not to:

use this website in contravention of these Terms or any applicable law or regulation;
modify, reproduce, copy or distribute the content or disclose the content to third parties without our express written consent or as permitted within these Terms; 
derive any commercial benefit from your use of this website or its content or use it in such a way that brings us into disrepute; 
upload any material to this website that is offensive, defamatory, in breach of confidence, illegal or an infringement of our rights of those of any third party;
link to this website or otherwise represent that you have an affiliation with DWF without our prior written consent.

Intellectual Property

All copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in the content on this website is, unless otherwise stated, owned by DWF or its licensors.

You may take copies of any content on this website which is of interest to you for your own personal use.  You may provide occasional copies of any content on this website to third parties, provided you do so free of charge, you preserve our copyright notices, you do not alter or change the content and you do not communicate the content to others in a misleading or inaccurate way.  You are not entitled to republish any content on this website in any way without our prior written consent.  All other use or copying of the content of this website is prohibited without our prior written consent.

Online Privacy

We take your data privacy seriously.  Our global privacy policy, which we follow worldwide and which is based on EU data protection principles, is available here.  Amongst other matters, you will find here information about how we use your personal information, including your right to access and correct that information.


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The content of this website is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on any content published on this website or arising from the access or use of this website.  Please contact a DWF Partner in the event that you wish to find out more about any content on this website.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the content on this website is accurate at the time included, we accept no obligation to ensure it is accurate, complete or up-to-date, nor do we guarantee that this website or its content will remain accessible.

Certain parts of this website link to external websites and other external websites may link to this website.  We do not endorse, nor are we responsible for, the content of websites operated by others that link to this website or are accessible from it.

Nothing in these Terms exclude or limit our liability for fraud or for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded by applicable law.


We may amend these Terms from time to time.  Please check them periodically to inform yourself of any changes.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and all disputes shall be determined exclusively by the English courts.

Experiencing problems with this website?  Please email webeditor@dwf.law 

Last updated: 10 January 2020.

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