Legal & Regulatory

Legal and Regulatory Menu:

  • Terms & Conditions
  • Information about us
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Complaints
  • Website Use
  • Reliance on material on the website
  • Links to website
  • Cookies
  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Client Account Interest
  • Anti-Bribery
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Limitation of liability
  • Applicable law

Terms & Conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to our terms and conditions at any time and any changes we make will be posted on this page and where appropriate notified to you by email.

We reserve the right to remove your right to use the site at any time without any reason.

Any queries relating to the above information contained in these terms and conditions or on the website should be addressed to the Practice Manager by post at our registered office or email at

Information about us

Berry Smith LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership, registered in England and Wales with registered number OC326121, whose registered office is at Haywood House, Dumfries Place, Cardiff, CF10 3GA. The term ‘partner’ is used to refer to a member of Berry Smith LLP or an employee of an equivalent standing.

A list of the members of Berry Smith LLP, (all of whom are solicitors) is displayed at the registered office. Address, contact and partner details for our offices can be inspected at our registered office or found on our website or by contacting 02920 345511.

This internet site is provided by Berry Smith LLP.

Berry Smith LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). We are subject to the rules of professional conduct set out in the SRA Standard and Regulations, details of these are available at

Professional indemnity insurance

Berry Smith LLP maintains compulsory professional indemnity insurance cover in accordance with the rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Details of the insurers and policy cover are available for inspection upon request, please email


We are committed to providing a high-quality legal service to all our clients. When something goes wrong we need you to tell us about it. This will help us to improve our service further.

If you have any complaint or concerns about our work or your bill, please raise them in the first instance with the person dealing with the matter.

Please refer to our Complaints Handing Policy by clicking HERE

Contracts by electronic means

If you are a client with whom we have made a contract by electronic means, you may be entitled to use an EU online dispute resolution service to assist with any contractual dispute you may have with us. Should you wish to do so that service can be found at

Website Use

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.  Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis.  We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice.  We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

If you chose, or are provided with a user identification code and password, you must treat such information as confidential.  You must not disclose it to any other party.  Should you become aware that a third party has access to this then you must notify us immediately at

Reliance on material on the website

All content on this site is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.  The content of this site is not a substitute for professional legal advice.   Berry Smith LLP does not accept any liability, as far as is permitted by law, for any loss incurred due to the reliance on any material or content placed on this website or any sites linked to this site.

Links to website

You may not link to our website without prior written permission of Berry Smith LLP.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only.

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/ performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 23 days.

Data Protection & Privacy

Please click HERE for full details of our Privacy Notice

Client Account Interest

Please refer to our Interest Policy by clicking HERE


Berry Smith runs a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption, and has policies for all staff in accordance with the Bribery Act 2010.  Our staff are required to comply with our Anti-Bribery and Corruption policy and are not permitted to receive or offer gifts, bribes or hospitality that could be construed as improperly influencing business decisions.

If you have any concerns in relation to the area, please contact

Intellectual Property Rights

This website is created using copyright which is owned by us or used by us under licence.   You must not copy, use, reproduce, translate, distribute, transfer, modify, adapt or transmit the website in part or as a whole for any purpose.  Berry Smith LLP allows the printing of copies of material for your own personal use and provided that you retain a copyright mark on such copies and do not provide such copies to third parties or use them for the benefit of third parties.

The rights in all marks and logos presented on this site are owned or licensed by Berry Smith LLP and the unauthorised copying and use of them is strictly prohibited, except in the use of permitted copying, of the material on our website.

Limitation of liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • Use of, or inability to use our site;
  • Use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • Loss of profits, sales, business or revenue;
  • Business interruption;
  • Loss of anticipated savings;
  • Loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • Any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use and you agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purpose and we have no liability to you except as expressly set out above.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by virus, distributed denial of service attack 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 content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We do not guarantee that your site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses and you are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site.  You should use your own virus protection software.

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.  You must not attach 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 enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.

Applicable law

Please note that these terms and conditions, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law.  You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have the exclusive jurisdiction.

Our terms and conditions of business are available on request, please contact

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