Terms of use


These are the terms and conditions that apply to use of the www.takelegaladvice.com website ("the Website"), which is made available to you, a user of the Website, by Futurelex Limited of 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE (“Futurelex Limited”). The terms and conditions may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you so you should review these terms and conditions periodically for changes.

Futurelex Limited Ltd is regulated by the Ministry of Justice in respect of regulated claims management activities; its registration is recorded on the website www.claimsregulation.gov.uk

If any of these terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

The Website provides users with access to various on-line resources including Forum, information and tools to enable legal queries to be answered (the "Services").

Some of the Services may also be governed by additional or alternative terms, which will be posted on the relevant page of the Website.

Futurelex will comply at all times with the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007 as published and amended by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and in particular with Rule 9 of the code.

Your Use of the Website

Subject to what is said below material from the Website may be downloaded, viewed, listened to (where appropriate), printed, copied on the hard disk of your computer (but not photocopied) and used for your own personal, non-commercial purposes as a personal information resource in good faith ONLY. Any other type of use requires the prior written agreement of Futurelex Limited.

You agree not to use the Website:

  • to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Website except where expressly permitted on the Website;
  • to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Website to any third party except where expressly permitted on the Website;
  • in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any material made in accordance with these terms;
  • to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
  • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
  • in any way that might infringe third party rights or that might bring Futurelex Limited into disrepute.

Interactive Pages

Some pages of the Website are interactive. You acknowledge that Futurelex Limited does not pre-screen any user content, but that Futurelex Limited and people designated by it shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is available on the Website.


Certain aspects of the Service may require you to register and provide certain information about yourself and where you do this you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data (by e-mailing us) to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy which can be found below.

Your Username and Password

The registration processes on the Website will involve you being allocated with a unique Username and Password that gives you access to your Account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Username and Password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Password or Account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Futurelex Limited of any unauthorised use of your Password or Account and any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your Account at the end of each session. Futurelex Limited cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.

Rights in posted content

With respect to all content that you post to publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant Futurelex Limited the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.

Third Party Rights

The copyright, and other rights, in some of the material appearing on or in the Website may belong to third parties. You may not (save as allowed in these terms and conditions) copy, reproduce, transmit or distribute any such material without the licence or permission of the author and you agree to pay any costs or expenses incurred by Futurelex Limited which may arise as a result of your failure to obtain such licence or permission.

The Website may contain material (including, but not limited to, advertisements) posted by third parties. Individual users and advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising and other material which they submit to the Website and for ensuring that such content complies with all relevant legislation. Futurelex Limited accepts no responsibility for the content of material submitted by third parties, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

Save unless otherwise stated, no warranty whatsoever is given as to any goods or services purchased, obtained or offered to you through use of the Website, whether accessed directly or otherwise, and no liability is accepted by Futurelex Limited in relation to any contract entered into by you with any third party on or by means of the Website.

The Website may contain links to external websites. These links are included to give users the opportunity to access other pages that it is felt may be of assistance to them. Futurelex Limited is not responsible for the content of these Internet sites.


Whilst effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, Futurelex Limited is not a qualified provider of legal services and as such it cannot be relied upon to provide accurate legal advice. The Website should not be used as an alternative to legal advice from a qualified solicitor. The content on the Website has been provided from a number of sources and Futurelex Limited does not accept any liability for this information. It is the responsibility of users to check the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on the Website before entering into any commitment based upon them.

Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Website is done at your own discretion and risk and you agree that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.

Futurelex Limited cannot guarantee that your use of the Website will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. Futurelex Limited shall not be liable for any damages including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages, damages for loss of opportunity or chance, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with the Website or any other Internet sites.

Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the Website is free from viruses, no warranties are given that it is free from viruses and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus checking software. Futurelex Limited shall not be liable for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of the Website or any hardware on which it is hosted.

Nothing in these terms serves to exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence or any liability which is otherwise prohibited from being excluded by law.

Privacy Policy

Futurelex Limited is registered under, and will process your personal data (which includes your Registration Data) in accordance with, data protection legislation. You agree that the personal data that you provide to Futurelex Limited may be processed by Futurelex Limited for the purposes of:

  • processing your requests;
  • providing you with information by email or other means;
  • providing you with information about products and services of Futurelex Limited or other parties;
  • providing a personalised service;
  • maintaining accounts and records;
  • statistical analysis and conducting market research surveys;
  • assessing and evaluating the use that is being made of the Website; and
  • information and databank compilation and administration.

This processing of your personal data may involve Futurelex Limited disclosing your details to regulatory bodies and/or other third parties.

Trade Marks

The names, images and logos identifying Futurelex Limited or third parties and their products and services, are proprietary marks. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and all rights to enforce such rights are reserved.

Territorial Issues

This Website has been designed for use within the UK. Whilst users from outside the UK may view this Website, Futurelex Limited does not give any warranty, express or implied, that viewing or using the Website from outside the UK complies with any applicable non-UK laws or regulations.

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising from matters relating to the Website shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Takelegaladvice.com is a trading name of Futurelex Limited. Futurelex Limited (Company Number 5792730, VAT registration No.:885829752) is a company registered in England and Wales and has its registered office at 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE.

Telephone/Email Contact Terms and Conditions

  1. It may be necessary for TakeLegalAdvice to phone you to gather further information, ensuring we find the most suitable firms for your case.
  2. User accepts that his/her name and contact details will be given upfront to law firms
  3. User accepts that law firms will call and/or email within the next 48 hours, but also potentially any time after this
  4. This service is so that users can have an immediate response. Futurelex Limited accepts no responsibility for the contact made by law firms to users.