Terms of Use

Ownership and use

This website is owned and operated by Simkins LLP.  By accessing or using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms of use.  We may revise these terms of use from time to time.

The term partner is used on this website to refer to a member of Simkins LLP.

Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise indicated, copyright or other intellectual property rights in the material on this website is owned by, or licensed to, Simkins LLP.

You may browse this website, download material from this website and print off copies of material from this website for your own information.  However, no part of any material on this website may otherwise be copied, modified, distributed or exploited without the prior written permission of the owner (unless the law otherwise provides).

Reliance and exclusions

The material contained on this website contains general information only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice.  While we try to ensure that the material on this website is accurate, we make no warranty or representation that it is so, or that it will be fit and suitable for any particular purpose.  You are advised to seek specific legal advice before taking, or refraining from, any action or decision based on the material on this website.

Neither the transmission of any material, nor the receipt of any material, is intended to create, nor should such transmission or receipt be taken as creating, a client-solicitor relationship between Simkins LLP and the recipient.

We make no warranty or representation that the material on this website is free from any computer virus or any other defects or errors.

We shall have no liability to you for any loss or damage (including direct, indirect, consequential, incidental and exemplary) howsoever caused resulting from your use of the material contained on this website, nor in the event that this website is unavailable at any time for any reason.

Links to this site

We welcome hypertext or other links to the “Home” page of this website, but require notice in advance of such links being made.  We do not consent to “deep links” into our website.  We also reserve the right to refuse applications to link to our website from people or organisations that we consider unsuitable.  For further information, or to request permission to link to our website, please send an email to

Governing law

The material on this website resides on a server in the United Kingdom. The law applicable to use of the material, and to disputes arising out of the material, is the law of England and Wales.