Terms & conditions

The terms and conditions set out below apply to anyone who contacts Quittance Legal Services or who uses the https://www.quittance.co.uk/ website.

By contacting us or by accessing the Website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions you should not use this Website.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the use of the site you can contact us here.

These terms and conditions should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

Definitions

  • Website - means the website hosted at quittance.co.uk. www.quittance.co.uk or a subdomain the aforementioned domains.
  • Company - means 'Quittance' or any other trading name or style of Quittance Limited
  • Customer - means the person who is introduced to one or more Panel Lawyers.
  • Panel Lawyer - means any solicitor or lawyer recommended or introduced to the Customer by the Company.
  • Content - means any material or written content including but not limited to web pages, hosted documents in any format or medium, tools and resources and directories.

Quittance is referred to in these Terms and Conditions as "we" "us" and/or "our". Customers, clients, visitors or users of the Website are referred to as "you" or "your".

By accessing this Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not use or access this Website. The Company reserves the right to vary, amend or update any Content without notifying You.

Use of the Website

Quittance make best endeavours to ensure that any documents, content and code hosted on the Website are free from viruses, malware, trojans or any other harmful program or code. We do not guarantee that content or files downloaded from the Website will be free from viruses, malware, trojans or any other harmful program or code and cannot accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused as a result of visiting the Website. You are advised to use virus scanning software when using this Website or any other website.

You agree not to publish, post or provide to us via this Website any document or file containing a virus and you acknowledge your responsibility to virus check any document or file which you intend to post or provide to us via this Website prior to submission.

You may only use the Website for lawful purposes and must ensure that any content that you post or submit to our Website does not contravene any applicable laws or contravene any person's legal rights.

You may not post or submit any indecent, obscene, abusive, libellous or defamatory content to the Website.

We may not always monitor or edit content posted or submitted on the Website by other persons and do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss you may suffer.

We reserve the right to remove any content from this Website that contravenes these rules.

We endeavour to maintain constant uptime and site serviceability but do not guarantee uninterrupted or reliable access to the Website. We make no guarantees regarding the Website's operation or functionality.

Copyright, Intellectual Property and use and accuracy

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights, data and all content hosted and published on the Website.

These rights include without limitation design rights, trademarks and copyright laws. You do not have any rights to use any of the content, material or intellectual property published or hosted on the Website unless expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions.

We endeavour to only host or publish accurate content on the Website but in some cases it may be incorrect, incomplete or out of date. If we are notified or made aware of any material errors in any of the in the information on the Website we will use make best endeavours to correct or remove the information. If you would like to notify us of any error contained within the Website please email us on client.services@quittance.co.uk.

Quittance are not solicitors. The information contained in this Website, including information communicated through online chat functionality, does not constitute legal or professional advice. You should not rely on any information published on this Website as though it were legal advice.

Legal services or advice provided through our Panel Lawyers are the sole responsibility of the Panel Lawyers.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Indemnity

You agree fully to indemnify, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees, agents and suppliers, harmless immediately on demand, from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any breach of the Terms and Conditions by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

Links to other websites

To add value to our Customers, we may link to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Quittance has not reviewed all the sites linked to this Website and is not responsible for the content of any offsite pages or any other site linked to this Website. Your linking to any other offsite pages or other sites is at your own risk.

We do not endorse and are in no way responsible, directly or indirectly, for:

  • the availability of the third party website
  • the privacy and data protection practices of the third party website
  • the content of the third party website
  • any losses, damages or offence caused by any of the Content of the third party website.

Personal Injury Solicitor Panel

Quittance Legal Services is a Claims Management Company (CMC).  Quittance is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in respect of person al injury claims activity.  Our reference number is: 835858). Our registration is recorded on the FCA website https://register.fca.org.uk/.

Our panel solicitors are regulated and authorised by the Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA). The Authority's rules can be accessed at http://www.sra.org.uk.

We charge our solicitors for the marketing and operational services we provide and these costs are not passed on to our customers.

Conveyancing Solicitor Panel

Quittance complies with the Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2011 published by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

The Quittance panel of conveyancing solicitors and licensed conveyancers is managed by Fitzalan Partners Limited.

Upon instruction, a 'payment on account' of £100 +VAT per property will be payable to Fitzalan Partners. This payment will be held on account by Fitzalan Partners until your transaction has completed. On completion the payment on account will be deducted from your solicitor's legal fees. Should your transaction fail to complete, for whatever reason, you will pay no further fees on that transaction. Your payment on account will be credited to your subsequent instruction. The payment on account can be re-credited to any number of subsequent instructions until the transaction completes.

Your rights to cancel

Should you cancel your transaction within 14 days, for any reason, your payment on account will be refunded in full.

Gaynor Haliday, Legal researcher

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Gaynor Haliday is an experienced legal researcher and published author. She has had numerous articles published in the press and is a legal industry commentator.

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