Terms of use

This page sets out the terms of use on which you may use our site.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.




www.pdt.co.uk is a website (“the site”) operated by PDT Solicitors LLP ("we, us, our, PDT"). PDT Solicitors LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under company number OC403260. Our registered office is at Premier House, 36-48 Queen Street, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 5AD and our VAT number is GB 528398605. We are a law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 636166.


To contact us, please email law@pdt.co.uk or telephone 01403 262333.


Other terms


These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Notice, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect about you, or that you provide to us. Where that processing is in relation to your use of our site or information submitted to us via it, your use of the site constitutes consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. Please therefore review our Privacy Notice before browsing further.
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site, is contained within our Privacy Notice.


Professional Status and Regulation


References to "PDT" are to PDT Solicitors LLP which is a law firm practising English law and we are regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (“SRA”). As solicitors, we are subject to rules and principles of professional conduct, details of which can be found on the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s website at www.sra.org.uk/handbook.


Before 1st May 2017, the law firm “PDT” was a general partnership constituted under the laws of England and Wales. Some documents and information available through this website were produced before 1st May 2017. Nothing in those documents is to be taken to indicate that we are an unlimited liability undertaking or general partnership.


The term “partner” is used to refer to a member of PDT Solicitors LLP or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications. A list of our members and of the non-members who are designated as partners is open to inspection at our offices.


Site content


Nothing on this site or in the documents available through it is intended to provide legal or other professional advice. You should not rely on any information contained on this website or in the documents available through it as if it were legal or other professional advice. If you require advice on a specific legal issue, please contact a lawyer listed on this website or alternatively send an e-mail to law@pdt.co.uk.


Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.


This site is intended only to provide you with information concerning our services. Use of this site or contacting us via this site does not imply or give rise to a client/solicitor relationship, retainer or other contractual relation between us and you.


All work carried out for our clients is subject to our standard Terms of Business which are provided to all new clients and are available to our existing clients upon request.


Information about you


Any information we process about you will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice.




We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our clients’ needs and our business priorities.


We may also amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 24thJuly 2017.




Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.


Access outside the United Kingdom


Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.


If you are accessing the website from outside of the United Kingdom you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with laws in your jurisdiction.




We expressly exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it and all liability 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; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.


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.


We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.




We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform 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 that 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 doing so, 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.


Linking to our site


Our site (including without limitation all content, text, images, software, media and other materials on it) is proprietary to or licensed by PDT, is protected under copyright and other intellectual property laws, and may not be reproduced, transmitted, displayed, published or distributed without our express prior written consent.


Unless we tell you otherwise, you may link to any page on our website, subject to the condition that you shall not:

  • in any way reproduce the site or any part of its contents other than to the extent permitted herein;
  • in any way suggest that PDT is endorsing any products or services other than its own;
  • misrepresent the relationship between you and PDT nor present any other false information about us;
  • except for the purposes of the link, use any of our trade marks without express written permission from us; or
  • display or use a link in a manner that causes the site or any portion of its content to display within a frame, be associated with any advertising or sponsorship not part of the site, or otherwise incorporate site content into your own or a third-party website;
  • display or use an inline link to files provided on the site;
  • alter, block or otherwise prevent display of any content of the site;
  • link to the site through any other URL or mirrored website; or
  • link to our site if the site displaying the link may reasonably be considered to be obscene, defamatory, harassing, offensive or malicious, or if such site infringes any third party rights or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws or regulations.


If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site, you can contact lryan@pdt.co.uk.


Websites we link to


Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information and convenience only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.


We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.


Jurisdiction and applicable law


The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These terms of use are governed by English law.


If you have any questions regarding the Term of Use, please contact us at law@pdt.co.uk

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