Key information on using this website

This Terms of Use and Legal Notices section provides important information about how Blackwall Legal is organised and sets out or refers to the terms governing your use of the website.  Some aspects of the information below apply to regulatory and disclosure obligations about our firm in particular locations.

Your use of this website or any information on it constitutes your acceptance of the terms of use set out on this page.

This website provides information on and material containing matters of interest produced by Blackwall Legal LLP. The material on this website is provided only for your information and does not constitute legal or other advice on any specific matter. Users of this website requiring or seeking legal advice are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own lawyers, and should do so before taking, or refraining from taking, any action in reliance on any information on this website. This website is not intended to and does not create any client/lawyer relationship between any user and Blackwall Legal LLP or any other entity.

On this page “you” and “user” means the individual accessing this website and where that access is made in a business context any company or other organisation of which that individual is an officer, partner, member, employee or agent and other members of the same group as that company or other organisation to whom information on this website is passed.

You need not disclose your identity to us in order to use this website. However you may use this website to provide information including personal information to us and this website may use “cookies” to collect anonymous traffic data from you and other users who access this website. The internet servers may also automatically record details about any computer used to access the website (such as the IP address, domain name and browser type), the date and time of access, and details of the information downloaded. Please see the Privacy Statement and the Cookies Policy for information about how we use and handle personal information provided to or collected by us and about your agreement to the use of that information.

These Terms of Use and Legal Notices and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the website and your use of it, whether of a contractual or non-contractual nature, are governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the law Western Australia. The courts of Western Australia are to have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with this website and your use of it.

About Blackwall Legal

Blackwall Legal refers to the network of firms which are members of the Blackwall Legal Swiss Verien.  More information can be found on our structure here.  This site is owned and hosted by Blackwall Legal LLP, one of the member firms.

Legal services are provided independently by each of the separate member firms. No member firm or any of its partners or members acts as agent for any other member firm or any of its partners or members. No individual partner or member in any member firm has authority to bind any other member firm.

Our Partners and offices

Where in this website we refer to an individual as a ‘partner’ we are referring to an individual who is a partner or member of a Blackwall Legal member firm or an employee or consultant in such a member firm with equivalent standing and qualifications to such a partner or member. Where in this website we refer to a Blackwall Legal “office” we are referring to an office of a Blackwall Legal member firm.

Your responsibilities as user

You are responsible for the consequences of your own decisions as to the use of the information and material contained in the website, and its possible application to any circumstances you may be facing. It is for you to decide whether you should obtain legal advice. You do not have to be a client of Blackwall Legal to use the website.

You may only view, download or print content from this website for your non-commercial, personal or internal business use. You must obtain our prior written consent if you wish to use or reproduce any content from the website for any other reason. This does not allow you in any form or by any means to:

  • use any part of the website for an illegal purpose or in a way which is inaccurate or misleading or offensive, or which brings Blackwall Legal or any of its partners, other lawyers or employees into disrepute;
  • reproduce all or any material part of the content or design of this website, adapt, store in a retrieval system, transmit, print, display, perform, or publish or create derivative works from, any part of the content or design of this website;
  • cause any of the material on this website to be framed or embedded in another website; or
  • commercialise any information, products or services on this website,

except with our prior written consent or as permitted by applicable copyright law.

We reserve the right to exclude persons who do not respect the Terms of Use.

Website content

Except where another jurisdiction is specified, legal content on this website is based on laws applicable in the country or jurisdiction to which the page relates or in which the author practises. Material on this website may be updated and amended from time to time, and may not reflect the most recent legal developments.

Although you may be able to access this website in a jurisdiction in which Blackwall Legal does not have an office (or has an office that does not practice local law), Blackwall Legal does not represent that any of the member firms or any of their lawyers is permitted to provide legal advice on the laws of that jurisdiction.

Lawyer/Attorney Advertising

This website gives you information on the expertise and experience of our people, in particular our lawyers. Their success in the past does not guarantee a similar outcome in the future. Legal and commercial outcomes in the future, or where the laws of different jurisdictions apply, may differ from outcomes described in this website.

Copyright and trade marks

Unless otherwise indicated and subject to applicable law, all rights (including copyright) in the content and design of this website are reserved. All such copyright is owned by Blackwall Legal LLP or a Blackwall Legal member firm or is used under licence or applicable law. Copyright material on the website may be used only as set out in this Legal Notices and Terms of Use section.

Links to or from other sites

Links to other sites from the pages on this website are for information only. In providing a link we do not endorse, and accept no responsibility for any material on, any website that is linked from, or that links to this website. Such sites may be controlled or produced by third parties. You must make your own decision to use such websites and to accept their terms of use and privacy and other policies.

You must not create or maintain any link from another website to this website without our written consent.

Exclusion of our liability

Save to the extent that any liability cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law (including liability for death or personal injury, or for fraud or reckless disregard of professional obligations), all liability of the Blackwall Legal member firms, and their affiliates, partners, other lawyers and employees, to you or any other person for loss or damage of any kind (however caused, including by negligence) arising from or relating in any way to any material and/or any use of the website, or the availability of the website or any content, is excluded.

The Internet is not a secure medium and communications to and from this website may be intercepted or altered in transit. We do not warrant that the website is free from anything which may damage any computer or other device which accesses the website or any data on such computer or other device.

Contact us

This website is provided by Blackwall Legal LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales with company number OC401617, registered at 1721 Davenport House, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH.

Please contact your usual Blackwall Legal contact or use the contact details associated with the webpage(s) which prompts you to make such contact.