Terms and Conditions

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This is the website of Hardmans Solicitors. This website (“the Site”) is operated under the name of Hardmans Solicitors of 4-6 Park Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6AQ, telephone 01304 373377. The purpose of these terms and conditions is to govern your use of the Site. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions then you are advised not to use the Site.

Your use of the Site is subject to the following terms:-

Licence to use the Site

Unless otherwise stated, Hardmans own all content and material on the website or have purchased licences for such content.

You may for your personal use only, download, save or print out content on this site. All other use of the content on this site is prohibited, including reproducing any content for commercial purposes without prior written permission of the site owner.

Acceptable Use

You must not use the Site in any way that may cause damage to the website or impair the availability or accessibility of the Site; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in any connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish, or distribute any material which consists of any spyware, virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malware or malicious computer software.

Content & Accuracy

The Site contains general information relating to the business of Hardmans. It may also refer to general principles of English Law. This information is of a general nature only and does not constitute specific legal advice in relation to any matter. You should not rely solely on the information provided on the Site and it should not be interpreted as legal advice.

Whilst we make every effort to ensure the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

Links

Hardmans from time to time may include links to external websites for your information and convenience. We will not endorse any third party websites or the content of them and we will not be responsible for your use of any such sites. You are advised to read any third party website privacy policy and/or terms and conditions of use before using a third party website.

Retainer

We offer a facility on the Site for you to contact us via an email form. Any enquiry made using this medium will be treated as requests for information only and will not amount to instructions unless and until we respond to you and invite your specific instructions. Any instructions accepted by Hardmans will be governed by our usual terms and conditions and information contained in our standard client care letter which will be sent to you in hard copy form.

Limitations of liability

The site is made available for your viewing on condition that Hardmans excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law, all liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising out of the use of the Site or included in the content of the Site. Hardmans does not exclude liability to you for any personal injury or death resulting from Hardman’s negligence or for fraud or any other matter which it would be illegal to attempt to exclude.

Privacy Policy

Hardmans’ Privacy Policy form part of these terms and conditions

Breaches

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including prohibiting you from accessing the Site, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the Site and/or bring court proceedings against you.

Changes

We reserve the right to revise these terms and conditions from time to time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version. The terms and conditions will be date stamped to show when they were last updated.

Use

Your continued use of this website indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Law

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be determined in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction in determining any such disputes or claims.

Registrations and Authority

Hardmans is Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (S.R.A). Our S.R.A. number is 272025.

Our VAT number is 683 8807 83

The Partners are:

  • Eleanore A. Plews
  • Catherine A. Hobson

The Office Manager is:

  • Kerry Atkins

The Accounts Manager is:

  • Joanne Lilley

The Partners are Solicitors of England and Wales.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority code of conduct may be accessed by visiting:-

http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/content.page

Payment Methods

Hardmans accepts the following methods of payment:

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card (3% plus VAT will charged on the total of your invoice if using this method)
  • Cash (up to £500 only)
  • Personal Cheque and Business Cheque
  • Bankers Draft
  • Card payment via telephone
  • Bank transfer (contact us for details)