Terms & Conditions

The services available at www.legaljohn.co.uk, herein referred to as the "Site" is owned and operated by Legal John Limited (Company No. 7436124), registered office: Oakfield Lodge, Main Street, Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0SL herein referred to as the "Company", and are provided to the consumer, herein referred to as the "User" and the solicitor or barrister, herein referred to as the "solicitor" or ?barrister?

In consideration of the covenants specified below and on any official attachments, the parties for themselves, their successors, and assigns mutually agree hereto:

1. SERVICES.
The Company offers a User to solicitor or barrister marketing service. The site provides those seeking legal services with the opportunity to locate solicitors or barristers who are interested in providing legal services to the User. Herein referred to as the "Service".

2. USER ASSUMES REPONSIBILITY.
The Company does not warrant the validity and accuracy of information submitted by Users or solicitors or barristers. The Company does not guarantee the quality of any work product by solicitors or barristers.

3. CONDUCT.
You agree to provide true and accurate information when using the site. You may use another person's email address or the name of another individual when using this site and agree to notify the company immediately of any unauthorised use of your email or any other breech of security. The company will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply.

4. DISCLAIMER OF USER-SOLICITOR AND BARRISTER RELATIONSHIP AND LEGAL REPRESENTATION.
Use of this Service is not intended to and does not create solicitor/Client or barrister/Client relationship between a solicitor and User or a barrister and User. Establishment of a solicitor/Client relationship or barrister/Client relationship must occur outside the scope of this Service. The Service offers no legal advice, endorsements, or legal representation of any sort. The Service offers Users a means to obtain guidance on appropriate legal representation. The Company does not practice law, nor provides legal services. Each User is solely responsible for making his, her or its own selection of solicitor or barrister. The Company does not charge Users a fee to use the Service. The Company allows User to find a solicitor or barrister for free. The Company is aware that legal services will not be free of charge. The legal fees may be incurred by the solicitor or barrister and hereby releases the Company from the responsibility of those legal fees.

5. DISCLOSURE.
Because of the nature of the Internet any and all information provided through this Service is subject to interception by third parties. By continuing to use this Service you hereby acknowledge that disclosure of electronic communications sent through the Service may occur. Therefore, Users should avoid disclosing any privileged and/or specific information regarding matters for which legal representation is sought. Specific information would include, by way of example only, names of persons, businesses, and facts that would readily identify the parties involved in the legal issue or dispute. Users should describe their issue or dispute in the general terms only. Specific information should only be revealed after the User has selected a solicitor or barrister and made contact outside the Service (e.g. via telephone or appointment).

6. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION.
The User hereby agrees that by releasing their name and telephone number to a solicitor or barrister, that they acknowledge that they are willfully providing their name and telephone number in an attempt to initiate contact with one or more of the solicitors or barristers. User understands that by accepting these terms and conditions, he/she agrees that the Company and the site are not responsible for any legal advice or information given by a solicitor or barrister who elects to contact you and understands that by releasing your name and telephone number hereby forfeits your privacy and anonymity under these terms and conditions. The User also accepts that Legal John has the irrevocable right to seek and obtain the fee information from the solicitor or barrister solely for the purpose of calculating a referral fee.

7. SOLE DISCRETION WITH USER AND SOLICITOR AND BARRISTER Solicitor and Barrister acknowledges User has discretion whether to instruct any solicitor or barrister who responds to a request.

8. CONFLICTS CHECKS.
Solicitor and barrister bears sole responsibility for checking for conflicts of interest between the User and other clients of the solicitor or barrister. Conflict checks require User to provide their name and contact information and the identity of any affiliated entities, opposing individuals and entities, and such other information as a solicitor may require.

9. COLLECTION OF PII.
The Company only collects User's personally identifiable information ("PII") that is provided by User while posting a case for the purpose of seeking legal services. Examples of PII that may be requested include: first and last name, address, email address, and telephone number. In order to allow the Company to comply with applicable legal requirements, Users will never be asked for payment or credit card information.

10. RELEASE.
Solicitors and barrister Users release, acquit and forever discharge the Company, its directors, officers, employees and shareholders from any and all claims, demands, losses, injuries, liability, or damages of any kind and nature, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way contacted with the Service, any disclosure resulting from your use of the Service, any conflict of interest, ethical violation, or any alleged malpractice arising out of any Users use of the Service in locating a solicitor or barrister.

11. AMENDMENTS TO THIS AGREEMENT.
Legal John may amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms and conditions on the Site.

We comply with Rule 9 of the Solicitors Code Of Conduct 2007, published by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Any solicitor that is introduced to you is independent, they will provide you with impartial and confidential advice. Legal John has a panel of solicitors, the solicitors on this panel will be invoiced a referral fee or a percentage of the fee charged by the solicitor to the client also known as an introduction fee. Legal John will not charge a fee if the enquiry relates to criminal proceedings and public funded work. If you have instructed a solicitor that Legal John has sourced for you and you wish for the disclosure of any fee charged by Legal John, please make a written request on our Contact page.


Privacy Policy

Legal John© is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how we use the information we collect about you and procedures we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

In this Privacy Policy references to we, us and our, are to Legal John©. References to the Website are to www.legaljohn.co.uk.

1. What Information we Collect

The information we collect via the Website may include:

1.1 Personal details you give us through completion of forms on the Website, including name, telephone number, email and contact number.

2. What we do with your Information

Any personal information we collect from the Website we use for some or all of the following purposes:

2.1 To process your problem through Legal John© and in order to provide continued service.

3. How we protect your Information

3.1 The Internet is not a secure medium. However, we have put in place recommended up to date security measures and will review these and keep them updated regularly.

3.2 Subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy, we keep your information confidential.

4. Updating your Details

If any of the details you have provided the Website changes please give us correct details by using the contact button at the top of the Website

5. Your Consent

5.1 By submitting your information on the Website, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this Privacy Policy. If we change the Privacy Policy we will post the changes on this page and we may place notices on other pages of the Website so that you may be aware of such change. Your continued use of the Website will then signify that you agree to such changes.

6. How to Contact Us

We welcome your views about our Website and our Privacy Policy. If you would like to contact us with queries or comments please use the contact button at the top of the Website homepage.