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Terms of Use

Welcome to the website of Lloyd Meridian Legal.  This website is created for the use and convenience of our clients and potential clients.  By accessing or using this website, you agree to do so on the terms set out here and elsewhere in this website.  We may change these terms of use at its discretion and without notice.

Use

You may only access, use and print the content for non-commercial or personal use unless you have obtained the prior written consent of Lloyd Meridian Legal. All other use, copying or reproduction of this website or any part of it is prohibited (except to the extent permitted by law).  No content or any part of it may be reproduced on any other internet website.

Jurisdiction

This website is hosted on a server located in the State of Victoria, Australia.  We do not represent that we hold the authorisations, licences and approvals required to provide legal advice in all jurisdictions where this website may be viewed.  It is your responsibility to ensure that use of this website is in accordance with the laws of the relevant jurisdiction where the material is viewed.

Information of general nature

The material on this website is intended only to provide background to our firm and information of a general nature.  It is not intended to constitute legal advice nor is it intended that any person act on or rely on any material or content on this website. 

No solicitor-client relationship

Viewing this website or downloading any material from it, or forwarding any email or correspondence to the firm or any solicitor, is not intended to and does not create any solicitor-client relationship between you and our firm.

No consent to unsolicited email messages

The publication of email addresses on this website is to facilitate communications and must not be inferred as consent by us or the relevant addressee to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages.

Risk in accessing this site

Viewers will not be accessing the website on a secure medium and therefore transmissions to and from the website may be intercepted or altered.  Lloyd Meridian will not be responsible should that occur.  Likewise, we do not warrant or represent that users of this website will be free of any risk of adverse software consequences (including any virus or malware).

Links to other websites

While Lloyd Meridian Legal’s website may contain links to other websites, the inclusion of such links is for your convenience only and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the owner/sponsor of the website or the content on the website.  Lloyd Meridian Legal is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those websites and accessing any linked website is at the user’s risk.

Content

Changes may be made to this website.  However we make no representation that this website will be updated and we are not liable for any losses suffered in relation to contents and information of this website and links which are out of date.

Whilst care is taken to ensure the content is current and accurate, we do not provide any guarantee or representation as to its currency, completeness, comprehensiveness or accuracy.  To the extent permitted by applicable laws, all warranties, representations and implied terms are excluded.

Intellectual property rights

The trade marks which appear on this website are the trade marks of their respective owners.  Use of these trademarks without the owner's consent will infringe the respective owner's intellectual property rights.  Nothing in this website should be interpreted as granting any rights to use or distribute any names, logos or trademarks, except with the express written consent of the respective owner.

Unless otherwise stated, the intellectual property rights in all materials included in the website are either owned by, or licensed to, us and all rights in those materials are reserved.  Such materials include, but not limited to, text, graphics, information architecture and coding.  No material on this website can be reproduced, adapted, distributed, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted without our prior written consent.

Publications

The publications contained on our website are copyrighted by Lloyd Meridian Legal.

Lloyd Meridian Legal grants clients and users a limited license to download, save, print or copy articles and documents, or portions thereof, solely for their private use, education, or research.  Altering, selling, redistributing, or republishing our publications or documents, or any portion of them, in any form or medium, without permission in writing from Lloyd Meridian Legal is prohibited.  You may not distribute, display or make derivative work of our publications, or any portion thereof, without the express consent of Lloyd Meridian Legal.

By electing to download, save, print, receive or copy an electronic publication or document, the user agrees to use the publication or document in a way that conforms to all applicable laws and regulations, and to these terms of use.

All materials on this website are published in good faith, and Lloyd Meridian Legal assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information published in our publications or on our website.

Complimentary first meetings

As a sign of good faith, in some areas of law we offer a complimentary appointment or teleconference of approximately 20 minutes in duration.  We reserve the right to charge you at our usual hourly rates if the appointment or teleconference goes beyond the allocated time.  Please note that by acceptance of such an appointment with us you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Changes

We may amend these terms and conditions at any time and, if we do so, we will provide the updated version on our website.  By continuing to use our website you accept the Terms of Use as they apply from time to time.

Exclusion and limitation of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, under no circumstances will the firm or any of its related entities be liable for any losses or damages (including incidental, special or consequential damages and damages for loss of business or other profits) however arising in connection with the accessing or viewing this website or the use of any information on it.  

If any law implies a warranty affecting the preceding exclusion, which warranty cannot be lawfully excluded, our liability for breach of that warranty will if permitted by law, be limited to the lesser of viewing of and access to our website, replacing the defective file or the reasonable cost of having the contents of our website reviewed.

Governing law

The Terms & Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria.

Miscellaneous

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms and Conditions will continue to apply.

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