Legal Disclaimer

We try to ensure that the information contained on our site is correct. However, no warranty or representation is given that the information and materials contained on it are complete or free from errors or inaccuracies as they may not apply to your particular set of circumstances. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Gard & Co accepts no liability for any loss or damages or expenses of any kind howsoever arising in connection with your use of this website or the copying or use of any information or material contained in or referred to in this website.  This website should not be used as a substitute for taking formal legal advice.

You must also bear in mind that the contents of this web site are based on English Law, and because it contains archival material, that material will go out of date, although all reasonable effort will be made to keep the content of the website up to date.


This web site and its contents are Copyright © Gard & Co.  As authors of the material we reserve full moral rights. Subject to the aforementioned qualifications the information provided is free for personal use. You may print out copies of our articles and fact sheets for your own use but not for any commercial activity unless our prior written approval is obtained.


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Gard & Co is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) of England & Wales and is bound by the rules found in the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct.  For a copy the code click the following link:


This site may from time to time contain links to the websites of third parties. Once you click on the link you will leave the area controlled by us and enter the third party’s site.  We cannot accept responsibility for any issues arising from the third party’s website.


The information contained in these pages is not intended as and should not be taken as legal advice.  The information is of a general nature only.  You should seek the advice of a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal matter.