Disclaimer and terms of use

This website is designed to tell you about us. We deal with legal matters in general terms within this site and strongly emphasise that you should always seek specialist legal advice on particular situations. The contents of this website do not constitute legal advice, are provided for general information purposes alone and no warranty, either express or implied, is given with regard to the contents of this website. We disclaim all responsibility and liability, to the extent permitted by law, for any reliance on the materials posted on our website or any information linked to it.

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.priorlaw.co.uk, whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the website. By using our website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our website.

We have not included a copy of our Terms of Business for you to refer to on this page. This is because we do not accept formal instructions through this website, as we prefer to deal with our clients personally. We will issue an engagement letter tailored to your needs when you instruct us.

Prior Law

Prior Law is a firm of solicitors and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, whose website you can access by clicking here (link to sra.org.uk website).

Under the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 we are required to provide you with the following information:

  • Prior Law is the service provider
  • Prior Law is situated at 78 Silverdale London SE26 4SJ but we can also arrange for meetings to be held at Peek House, Eastcheap, London EC3M 1EB or we can come to you if that is more convenient
  • You can contact us at mail@priorlaw.co.uk
  • Prior Law is bound by the guide for the professional conduct of solicitors, which is available at www.sra.org.uk. Our registration number is 399045
  • Prior Law is registered for VAT with registration number 833 1111 77.
  • Intellectual property rights
  • The contents of this website are © Prior Law 2013 unless expressly stated otherwise. Other intellectual property rights in the materials on this site are owned by or licensed to Prior Law. You may reproduce such materials for your personal use only. You may make copies provided that they are complete and unchanged and you make it clear that the material is the property of Prior Law.


The contents of other sites that are linked to ours are outside of our control and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

You may not link to any page that forms part of this site nor must you establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

If you wish to make any use of material on our website, please address your request to mail@priorlaw.co.uk.

Access to Prior Law’s website

Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our website, or our entire website, to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us at any time if, in our opinion, you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

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, 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 breaching this provision, 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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Prior Law and the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

We are not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, although we are able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients, owing to our regulation by the SRA. Like most law firms, we are not authorised under FSMA to provide investment services.

Solicitors' Code of Conduct

The conduct of solicitors is governed by the rules contained in the Solicitors' Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct is available at www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/code-of-conduct.page.

Changes to the terms of use

We may amend details of the Legal Information or the Privacy Policy at any time. You should check the website periodically for any update and refer to the ‘Last modified’ date to see if it has changed.