Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

In these terms and conditions the following words shall have the following meanings and any reference to singular includes plural and vice versa and any reference to gender includes masculine and feminine.

“Expert”; an independent person or body who has registered their personal details with Legal Expert with a view to answering questions posted on the Website www.legalexpert.org.uk by a Questioner.

“Parties”; a Questioner or Expert or User and/or Legal Expert or any 3rd party or any combination of these “Partner”;any 3rd party for who/which Legal Expert have produced any referral page or code.

“Questioner”; any person posting a question on Website posting any other words sentence or phrase on the questions area of the Website whether or not the words are posed as a question or not and such definition shall include Users.

“T&Cs”; these terms and conditions

“User”; Anyone who uses the Website including Questioners

“Website”; www.legalexpert.org.uk and any other website which links to the Website.

All Parties warrant that they are at least eighteen years of age.

All Parties agree as follows:

  • Legal Expert reserves the right to modify change or revise these T&Cs including any fees or charges in respect of the Website and its service and any such amended terms will be posted automatically in place of these T&Cs.
  • By accepting these T&Cs Parties agree to be bound by any amendments thereto as if each party had agreed to any such amendments.
  • Legal Expert reserve the right at its sole discretion and without notice to suspend the Website for any reason whatsoever without incurring any liabilities to the Parties save for an amount equivalent to the deposit paid by the User.
  • If any clause or part of these T&Cs is found to be unreasonable or unenforceable then the rest of these TCs shall remain in full force and effect mutatis mutandis.
  • These T&Cs and the Website Rules and Privacy Policy constitute the whole agreement between the Parties whether or not anything else is or has been agreed between the parties whether in writing electronically verbally or otherwise and notwithstanding the fact that these T&Cs form the entire agreement between the Parties then in the event of any dispute between the Parties or conflict with any other part of the Website then these T&Cs prevail.
  • All intellectual property and copyright in the contents of the Website including any questions or answers therein are the property of Legal Expert and may not be reproduced cut, pasted, printed, distributed in any shape or form electronically or otherwise without the prior written consent of Legal Expert which consent may be withheld at Legal Expert’s absolute discretion.
  • The Questioner agrees to be responsible for evaluation of the accuracy content and usefulness of any opinion answer or advice posted by an Expert or anyone whatsoever on the Website or otherwise available on by or through the Website or otherwise available via the Website or any linked website.
  • Advice opinion and answers received from the Website are no substitute for professional advice.
  • Questioners are always advised having read any advice information or answer given on the Website to seek advice of a suitably qualified professional at a face to face meeting.
  • By agreeing to these T&C’s a user or Questioner agrees to seek legal or other professional advice to verify the accuracy and suitability of the Website content.
  • Legal Expert is a site providing generic and sometimes non-specific and other information to a particular question but is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Particularly with regard to legal problems a Questioner is suggested to immediately seek qualified professional advice AND the Questioner hereby agrees to do so.
  • Nothing on the Website creates a professional relationship outside the Website including but limited to any relationship between any Expert and the Expert’s agents, servants, employees or anyone else connected with the Expert and the Questioner and his employees agents or any other person or body connected with him or any 3rd part or Legal Expert whatsoever and it does not afford any privilege or confidentiality in respect of dealings between the parties and no solicitor/lawyer/barrister/client relationship or any other relationship exists or is hereby created.
  • Legal Expert reserves the right without permission and without limitation to use any question or answer in its advertising and promotional material but will not disclose the identity of the source without permission of that source.
  • Legal Expert reserves the right to terminate service with any Questioner or Expert or Party at any time without giving any reason. In such cases Legal Expert will terminate the service immediately on giving notice by email at the suspended party’s last known email address. Any party wishing to appeal suspension of service may appeal the suspension by sending an email along with reasons of justification to info@legalexpert.org.uk
  • Legal Expert reserves the right to suspend any account indefinitely if Legal Expert suspects that any fraudulent criminal inappropriate or other such undesirable activity is being conducted through the use of the Website or if the Expert has in Legal Expert’s opinion (however unreasonable) submitted fraudulent credentials to Legal Expert.
  • Any terminated account may be subject to a reinstatement fee at Legal Expert’s absolute discretion and if any account is reinstated then Legal Expert is under no obligation to maintain the content in any account prior to the date of termination.
  • Cancellation or termination of an account does not constitute any waiver of any liability or obligation of any 3rd party or Questioner under this Agreement but absolves Legal Expert of any liability.
  • If for any reason any party commences any legal action against Legal Expert then the party commencing the legal action agrees to indemnify Legal Expert in respect of any and all legal and any other costs in dealing with the action or proposed action whether or not the matter proceeds to court.
  • At its discretion Legal Expert may delete all information from the site posted by a Questioner or Expert after a period of not less than thirty days.
  • It is the Questioner or Experts responsibility to make sure that have made a note of any answers or questions the content of which they may require for their future use.
  • In the event that not with-standing these T&Cs any competent or other court or tribunal or mediator awards damages in respect of any negligent or alleged negligent advice received via the Website or for any reason whatsoever then the party bringing the successful action agrees to limit their claim for damages solely to the monetary consideration having passed through the Website in respect of the answer/question/advice only which is the subject of the litigation and further agrees to indemnify Legal Expert against legal costs and in the event of a successful or otherwise claim to be responsible for both their own and Legal Expert legal costs and disbursements.
  • Notwithstanding the foregoing in all cases liability of Legal Expert shall be limited to the monetary consideration paid by a party in respect of an individual question and/or answer.
  • Legal Expert is not responsible for verification of identity of any of the parties using this site.
  • Legal Expert will make reasonable endeavours to corroborate Expert’s qualifications but Legal Expert shall not be liable in the event that any such qualifications are found to be misrepresented or the Expert is not so qualified.
  • Once a Questioner’s account is debited it may only be re-credited upon instruction from the relevant Expert and in exceptional circumstances.
  • Legal Expert cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy of any answer posted on the Website or any other website in response to any question posted by a Questioner or at all.
  • Legal Expert shall not be responsible for consequences of any answer advice or information received by a Questioner from the Website or any other website or at all.
  • By accepting these T&Cs a Questioner warrants that he has considered the answer posted by the Expert and has come to his own conclusion about its suitability for the Questioner’s purposes and with regards to its accuracy and suitability for purpose.
  • All T&Cs and use of the Website is governed by the laws of England and Wales.
  • The Parties warrant that entering in to an agreement between them none of the Parties have relied on any representation made by any party in entering in to this agreement or agreeing to these T&Cs.

Questioners and Users agree as above and as here follows;

  • Not to divulge any personal details including but not limited to any landline or mobile telephone number fax number email address postal address or personal details in any question or reply.
  • That any personal details posted on the Website may be immediately removed at the sole discretion of the Moderator and without any liability being incurred by Legal Expert.
  • Not to have any communication with any Expert or Questioner accept via the Website.
  • Not to instruct or engage any Expert in a professional or other capacity.
  • Not to conduct any work outside the Website without the written agreement of Legal Expert such consent may be withheld at Legal Expert absolute discretion.
  • Not to use any bad profane or other language or terms that might be considered as indecent.
  • Not to recruit persuade entice or otherwise solicit any Questioner or Legal Expert to enter in to any arrangement whatsoever with any competing website company or organisation.
  • Not to discredit any Expert or Questioner on the Website.
  • If a Questioner thinks that another person’s conduct or answers are unsatisfactory to immediately bring it to the attention via the Legal Expert info email.
  • Not to use the information contained in any answer in any way shape or form whatsoever until it has been paid for by the Questioner
  • That all copyright and intellectual property in anything posted on the Website immediately vests in Legal Expert.

Experts agree:

  • Not to divulge any personal details including but not limited to any landline or mobile telephone number fax number email address postal address or personal details in any question or reply or other communication via the Website.
  • That any personal details posted on the Website may be immediately removed at the sole discretion of the Moderator and without any liability being incurred by Legal Expert.
  • Not to have any communication with any Expert or Questioner accept via the Website.
  • Not to take instructions from any Questioner or to engage any Expert in any professional or other capacity.
  • Not to conduct any work outside the Website without the written agreement of Legal Expert such consent may be withheld at Legal Expert absolute discretion.
  • Not to recruit persuade entice or otherwise solicit any Questioner Expert or Legal Expert member to enter in to any arrangement whatsoever with any competing website company or organisation.
  • Not to discredit any Expert or Questioner on the Website.
  • If an Expert thinks that another person’s conduct or answers are unsatisfactory to immediately bring it to the attention of Legal Expert owner.
  • All copyright and intellectual property in anything posted on the Website immediately vests in Legal Expert and a User agrees to allow Legal Expert to use such property in any way which it thinks fit