Terms of business 2019—law firms
Terms of business 2019—law firms

The following Practice Compliance guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Terms of business 2019—law firms

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    Our contract with you

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      These Terms of Business (as updated from time to time) apply to all work we do on your behalf. It is an important document—please read and keep it in a safe place for future reference.

    2. 1.2

      Each time you instruct us on a new matter we will send you a letter confirming your instructions and setting out the scope of the work we will carry out for you, our fees and individual contact details. This is called the engagement letter. These Terms of Business should be read together with the engagement letter—together they form the contract between us.

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      If there is any inconsistency between our Terms of Business and the engagement letter, the engagement letter will take priority.

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      [Although your continuing instructions in this matter will amount to your acceptance of these Terms of Business, we ask that you sign, date and return one copy for our file. OR Your continuing instructions in this matter will amount to your acceptance of these Terms of Business.]

    5. 1.5

      Unless otherwise agreed, these Terms of Business will apply to all future instructions you give us on this or any other matter.

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      [These Terms of Business are subject to change