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 Terms of Use

Brodies Divorce & Family law is a free of charge Family Law information service, not an advice service, and is provided subject to the restrictions set out in these terms. Please note paragraph 2 in particular. If you would like us to advise you on any question of Family Law, please contact a member of our Family Law department.
‘Brodies Divorce & Family law’ is the brand name for the online family law information service offered by the Family Law department of Brodies LLP through the sub-site at https://brodies.com/divorce-and-family-law/ (the ‘Brodies Dirove & Family law’).
Brodies LLP is a limited liability partnership (incorporation no: SO300334) incorporated under the Limited Liability Partnership Act 2000 and having its registered office at 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 8HA, Scotland, UK.
Brodies LLP is regulated by the Law Society of Scotland (www.lawscot.org.uk). A list of all members of Brodies LLP is available at its registered office at the address given above.
In these terms (‘these Terms’) Brodies LLP is referred to as ‘Brodies’ or ‘we’ and ‘us’ and ‘our’ have the corresponding meanings. Anyone using the Brodies Divorce & Family law Site is referred to as ‘you’ and ‘your’ has the corresponding meaning.

1 General
1.1 Use of the Brodies Divorce & Family law Site is subject to:
1.1.1 the general terms of use of Brodies’ web site at brodies.com – please take this link to read those terms of use; and
1.1.2 the additional terms of use set out in these Terms, together, the ‘Brodies Divorce & Family law Terms of Use’1.2 If and to the extent that any conflict exists between the general terms of use of Brodies’ web site referred to in paragraph 1.1.1 and these Terms, then these Terms will take precedence.
1.3 If you do not agree to the Brodies Divorce & Family law Terms of Use you should not use or attempt to use the Brodies Divorce & Family law Site.
1.4 Where these Terms allow or require us to communicate with you ‘in writing’, we are permitted (although not obliged) to use e-mail for those purposes.

2 Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials
2.1 The FAQs, Factsheets and other content which we make available on the Brodies Divorce & Family law Site (the ‘Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials’) are not intended to address your particular requirements and do not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us. They are provided free of charge, by way of general guidance and information only. As such you should not rely upon any of the Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials in making any decisions or taking (or not taking) any action. If you would like us to advise you on any of the matters covered by the Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials, please contact a member of Brodies’ Family Law department.
2.2 You may download, print and copy the Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials for your personal use, but you understand that by allowing you to do so we are not advising you on the suitability of any of the Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials for use in a particular case or circumstances. Accordingly, if you use or rely on any of the Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials without consulting us for advice, to the fullest extent permitted by law we will not be liable for any loss or damage which arises from that use or reliance, whether in contract, in delict or otherwise in law.
2.3 Copyright in the Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials belongs to and will remain with us (or our licensors). Your right to use the Brodies Divorce & Family law Materials does not permit you to allow anyone else to use them (other than, in the case of individuals using the Brodies Divorce & Family law Site in a professional capacity, anyone working for the same organisation as you), whether in return for payment or not, or otherwise to commercially exploit them, in whole or in part.

3 Your conduct in using the Brodies Divorce & Family law Site
You will comply with any rules or instructions posted by us on the Brodies Divorce & Family law Site from time to time or which we otherwise communicate to you in writing.

4 Privacy notice – collection and use of your personal information
Please read our privacy notice to find out how we will use your information.

5 Cookies
Please read our cookie information to find out how we use cookies.

6 Further information and contact details
For further information from us on any of these Terms or for any queries on them, please contact us, Telephone: +44 (0)131 228 3777 or e-mail: family@brodies.com

7 General
7.1 Failure by us to enforce a right will not result in a waiver of such right.
7.2 If any of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any court having authority to determine such issues, the remaining provisions of these Terms will not be affected.
7.3 You may not assign or otherwise transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms, nor sub-license your rights, nor sub-contract your obligations.

8 Governing law and dispute resolution
Scots law will apply to these Terms, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the Scottish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under or in connection with these Terms and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts. The place of performance of the agreement made on the Brodies Divorce & Family law Terms of Use will be Scotland.