Legal Notice

The firm

Humphries Kerstetter LLP is a dispute resolution law firm.  All references in this website to ‘We’, ‘Us’, ‘Our’, ‘Humphries Kerstetter, ‘the firm’ and the like should be read as referring to Humphries Kerstetter LLP.

Humphries Kerstetter LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registration number OC380131. Humphries Kerstetter LLP’s registered office is at 30 Furnival Street, London EC4A 1JQ, United Kingdom. The VAT registration number is 971 5524 08.

Partners

The term partner is used to refer to a member of Humphries Kerstetter LLP.  A list of the members of Humphries Kerstetter LLP is available for inspection at the firm’s registered office.

Regulation

The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales authorises and regulates Humphries Kerstetter LLP and its lawyers.   The professional rules applicable to the firm’s business are available online at www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/welcome.page.

Equality and Diversity

The firm is committed to complying with chapter 2 of the SRA Code of Conduct (Equality and Diversity) in its dealings with clients and third parties. A copy of the results of our annual diversity survey is available for inspection at the firm’s registered office.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of The Provision of Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurer is AM Trust Europe Limited of registered office Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AG.

Anti-money laundering

In order to comply with relevant anti-money laundering laws and regulations, we may require clients to provide documents and information concerning the contracting client entity and related persons, entities or affiliates. We may be prevented from carrying out your instructions if we are unable to meet our requirements, which often include verifying the identities of your ultimate beneficial owners.

We may be required by law or regulation to report to a governmental or regulatory authority our knowledge and/or suspicion that certain criminal offences have been committed, regardless of whether such an offence has been committed by a client of ours or by a third party. We may not be able to discuss such reports with you because of restrictions imposed by those laws and regulations, and we may have to cease acting for you in those circumstances. You agree that we are not responsible for any adverse consequences you may suffer as a result of our compliance with such laws and regulations, whether caused by our inactivity or otherwise.

Anti-bribery and corruption

Our policy is to act at all times in accordance with the highest professional, ethical and business standards, and we expect the same from our clients and their related persons, entities or affiliates. We have a zero tolerance approach to bribery or corruption and you agree not to expect or request any conduct from us that might bring our name into disrepute or compromise our integrity and independence and that you or your related persons, entities or affiliates will refrain from any practices involving bribery or any other corrupt activities.

Use of this site

This website is owned by Humphries Kerstetter LLP. You agree to use this site for lawful purposes only and in a manner which is consistent with any and all applicable law and regulation in the country in which you access this site.  Your use of this site should not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.  You agree not to import or transfer to this site either directly or indirectly any information or other content which is or may be inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, obscene or offensive or in breach of any intellectual property right or similar right or damaging to the software or performance of this site.

Copyright

Unless otherwise stated, all rights, including copyright and database rights, in this site and its contents are owned by (or licensed to) us or otherwise used by us as permitted by applicable law.  You may access the contents of the site only for your own private use or internal use within your employer’s organisation, but not for any commercial or public use.  You may download and use the service on a single device at a time and you can print out hard copies of any part of the content on the site for your personal use or use within your employer’s organisation.  You may not otherwise copy, store in any medium (including any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify or show in public any part of this site without our prior written permission except where your use is permitted above or by copyright law.

Links

Where this site provides hypertext links to other websites or contacts, we do so for information purposes only and such links do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by us of any products or services in such sites.  You use such links entirely at your own risk and we accept no responsibility for the content or use of such websites or for the information contained on such sites (including any website through which you may have gained access to our website).  You may not link to this site, nor frame it without our written permission.

Disclaimer

The information posted on this site is general in nature and, at times, may be incomplete, out of date or inaccurate. Furthermore, laws and regulations vary by jurisdiction and change from time to time and compliance will always depend upon the particular circumstances.  For these reasons, we do not intend the information on or downloaded from this site to supplement or be a substitute for the expertise and judgment of your independent legal advisor.  Any reliance on this information is solely at your own risk. Engagement terms provided to any client supersede the information contained on this site should they be inconsistent.

Contacting Us

If you are in doubt as to the accuracy and currency of any information posted on or downloaded from this site, or if you require any further information, please contact us using the information on our contacts page.

Governing Law and jurisdiction

The above terms and your use of this site are governed by English law.  Disputes arising out of the above terms or your use of this site shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.