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www.lawjournals.co.uk and www.legalbusiness.co.uk are sites owned and operated by Legalease Ltd; registered in England & Wales under registration number 02427356. Our registered office is 188 Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2AG, ENGLAND. Our VAT number is GB 321 5727 22.


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Cancellation and Refund Policy

You have the right to cancel your order within seven (7) working days from placing the order, including where you enter the contract online, with a full refund being given. Any subscriptions to print journals or online are deemed to start from receipt of your completed order or registration form. If you wish to cancel your subscription, please notify us in writing at subscriptions@legalease.co.uk. After the seven working day cancellation period, partial refunds are not available. However, you are entitled to continue to receive the issues covered for the remainder of your subscription duration or nominate a colleague to receive the remaining issues.

Subscriptions are not automatically renewed and we will issue documentation at a time approaching your renewal date to invite you to renew.


If hard copies are returned to us in the post, we will make contact via email or telephone to establish the correct name and/or address and resend the copy to you. If you have changed address and/or the named recipient has left the company, please notify us at your earliest convenience, in writing so that we can update our records accordingly. In addition, any missing issues need to be claimed within one month of non-receipt and we will send a replacement copy to you. All missing issue claims need to be made in writing to subscriptions@legalease.co.uk. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Special Trading Terms

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This website, its content and all products sold via the website are Copyright © 2019 Legalease Limited. All Rights Reserved.

Replication of any material contained within print or on the site, without express written permission, is strictly prohibited.

Reliance on Information Posted and Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in each journal are the authors’ own and the publisher does not accept any liability or responsibility for the same. The publisher, other sponsors and authors are not responsible for the results of any actions (or lack thereof) taken on the basis of the information held on the website or within the print editions. Readers should obtain advice from a qualified professional when dealing with specific situations. Without limiting the above, the publisher, editors, contributors, other sponsors and authors shall each have no responsibility for any act or omission of any contributor, other sponsor or author.

We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.

Terms of website use

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site for business and operational reasons, including where the prohibition on account sharing is breached (see below). In the event that services are suspended, closed or rendered unavailable by Legalease, the subscriber shall be entitled to a full or partial refund in respect of that period of suspension, unavailability or closure.

Account sharing is strictly prohibited and we reserve the right to suspend access to the site should instances occur.

Privacy and Data Protection

Our current policy is available to view via the following links





Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be fully acknowledged.

You must not reproduce any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes.

If you copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time to reflect changes to our services, our users’ needs and our business priorities. If the need arises for business and operational reasons, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. When accessing a site via our website we advise you check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use your information.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The Courts of England & Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

– loss of income or revenue; loss of business; – loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; – loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time; and

for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

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