Terms & Conditions

Legal Notice: Terms & Conditions for use of this website (updated 12 Jan 2024)

Application of this legal notice

This legal notice applies to your use of the entire contents of the website of W. Davies & Son Limited at www.wdavies.com (“Website”) which is referred to in this website as W Davies (unless the circumstances require otherwise).  Please note that from midnight on 30th June 2014 the business of W. Davies Solicitors (including the rights and obligations under its retainers with clients) passed from the ownership of its Partners to W. Davies & Son Limited (Company No.:08630811), which, as from 1st July 2014, conducts business as W Davies Solicitors. W Davies Solicitors has offices at Acorn House, 5 Chertsey Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5AB (Registered Office of W Davies & Son Limited).  Frederick Lawson and Caroline Batko are Directors of the Company.  We are regulated by the Law Society and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  Details of our fee earners are available in the “Team” section of the Website.  You should read this legal notice carefully and note that your use of the Website indicates your full acceptance of it.  If you do not agree fully to abide by the terms of this legal notice, you must not use the Website.  W Davies reserves the right to revise this legal notice at any time.  You should check this Website from time to time to review the current legal notice as it is binding on users of the Website.


Use of the Website’s content.

W. Davies & Son Limited owns the copyright in the Website.  The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website (including, but not limited to, photographs and other graphical images) are, unless otherwise stated, owned by W. Davies & Son Limited or its licensors.  You may print extracts from the Website for your own personal and non-commercial use, with the proviso that W Davies is identified as the source of the material and provided also that the copyright of W Davies & Son Limited is acknowledged in all copies.  Any use of extracts from the Website for any purpose other than as described above, is prohibited.


Visitor’s material and conduct

Other than personally identifiable information (which is regulated by our Privacy Policy) any material you transmit to the Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and W Davies shall have a perpetual royalty-free licence to use such material.  You are prohibited from transmitting to or from the Website any material and content which is or may be considered defamatory, obscene, offensive, abusive, discriminatory, in breach of confidence, inflammatory, blasphemous, or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience, material in respect of which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals, material which could give rise to criminal or civil liability, or otherwise infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world, or material which is technically harmful (including without limitation computer viruses, Trojans, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).  W Davies will co-operate with any law enforcement authority or with any court order requesting or directing W Davies to disclose the identity or locate anyone transmitting any material in breach of this legal notice.  W Davies expressly reserves the right to revoke the rights granted above for breach of these terms and to take any action which it considers appropriate.


Privacy Policy and Data Protection

The W Davies website invites you to contact us with your enquiries.  If you do so, we will normally keep on a database your e-mail address plus other details supplied by you. Other than to our data processors or as otherwise permitted by the relevant data protection legislation, we will not disclose to third parties unconnected with W Davies any personal data which you provide by means of this website, without your consent.  Addresses, e-mail addresses and other personal details supplied via this website will be used for the purposes for which you supply them or as may otherwise be stated on the relevant section of this website. In some cases, such data may also be used for statistical analysis.


Legal Info

This website contains information of a general nature.  Although we have tried to ensure that the contents are accurate and up to date, we give no assurance to this effect. In particular, this material does not represent legal advice and should not be relied upon for this, or any other, purpose.  Please contact us if you need advice on any specific legal problem.  We exclude any liability that might arise from these pages to the fullest extent permitted by law.



You are permitted to propose a link to the Website provided that in doing so it is clear that the visitor is leaving your website or other medium from which the link is made and entering a separate website.  The link to the Website must open in a full standard browser window and the link must be to the “Home” page of the Website.  W Davies reserves the right to withdraw, at any time, your right to propose a link to the Website and you shall ensure that you promptly comply with any request to remove or withdraw such a link.  The Website includes links to other websites, but it is understood and accepted by all users of the Website that these other websites and the content, products and services available through them are not under the control of W Davies and should not be considered to be endorsed by or approved by W Davies.


Disclaimer and Liability

Although the information provided on this site relates to legal issues, it does not offer conclusive legal advice and you should not rely upon it for legal advice.  The legal information provided is based upon English law and while we endeavour to ensure that the information is correct as at the date it is posted, W Davies does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or current validity of the material on the Website.  IT SHOULD BE NOTED SPECIFICALLY THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, W DAVIES EXCLUDES ALL LIABILITY (DIRECT OR INDIRECT) FOR ANY KIND OF LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT TO YOU OR A THIRD PARTY WHETHER ARISING IN TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE) OR CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE.



If any provision of this legal notice is held by any court or other competent authority to be void or unenforceable in whole or part, the other provisions of this legal notice shall continue to be valid.  Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the liability of W Davies for death or personal injury, fraud, or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited at law.  This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.