Legal Policy


Legal Notice

Welcome to the website (this site) of the Firm of Aberdein Considine and Company ("AC"). AC is a Partnership having it’s principal place of business at 5 - 9 Bon Accord Crescent, Aberdeen, AB11 6DN, and trades as Aberdein Considine and also as Muirhead Buchanan The use of this site is subject to the following conditions.

Please read the undernoted conditions carefully before you use this site.

By using any part of this site you will be held to have accepted, and therefore be bound by these conditions. AC may change these conditions at any time by posting new or amended conditions on this site. Your continued use of this site after any changes are posted means that you are held to have accepted, and therefore be bound by the new or amended conditions.

Disclaimer

The information materials and opinions contained on this site and related websites are provided for general information only without any warranty that the content is accurate, current or complete, fit for a particular purpose or free from any computer virus or other defect. Nothing in this site constitutes legal, financial, investment or other professional advice. AC accepts no responsibility for loss which may arise from reliance on information contained in this site and recommends that for a specific legal, financial, or investment matter or problem professional advice should be obtained from a suitably qualified professional person. If you have any queries please contact website@acandco.com. AC will not be liable for any damages of any kind resulting from the use of or inability to use this site or its content. This site may contain links to other websites. AC does not approve or endorse and accepts no liability for the content of any third party websites which may be accessed via, or linked to, this site. The existence of a link to another website is not an authorisation by AC to you to access content or material from that other website. AC cannot guarantee that this site or any documents, files and information hosted or downloaded from this site, or any third party site which may be accessed via, or linked to, this site, will be free from viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware and any other harmful programme which may adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. AC shall not be liable for any loss suffered by any person arising from any of the aforementioned.

Copyright etc

All rights, including copyright and database rights, in this site belong to or are licensed to AC. United Kingdom and international copyright and database right laws and treaties protect this site and all content on this site is Copyright 2007 AC. All rights reserved. Aberdein Considine and other marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of AC in the United Kingdom, European Union or elsewhere. Other product and company names and logos mentioned on this site may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. You may not copy any part of this site, or carry out any other act which is protected by copyright or extract or re-utilise the whole or any substantive part (evaluated quantitatively and/or qualitatively) of the content of this site other than:

  • Printing in hard copy form portions of the content of this site for personal use;
  • Downloading any page from this site for personal use only;
  • Storing pages from this site in a cache or other temporary retrieval system for the sole purpose of personal viewing off-line.
  • These consents do not permit you to modify any of this site's content or to use it in any commercial material without AC's prior written consent.

Linking

You may, subject to the following conditions, provide a link to the Home/Welcome page of this site:

  • The right to link to this site is revocable by AC and AC reserves the right to prohibit any link and to employ measures, including technical measures, to remove any link;
  • Any link to this site must not be misleading or give the impression that AC are associated with you or have approved or endorsed any internet site or equivalent entity from which such link is made;
  • Any such link must indicate AC or www.acandco.com as the destination of the link and must not use any AC logo or other proprietary graphic or trade mark without AC 's prior written consent
  • You may not use framing or deep linking to this site without AC's prior written consent.

Use and indemnity

AC expressly prohibits the use of this site by you for any purpose which may be unlawful in the United Kingdom and in your jurisdiction if located outwith the United Kingdom. You agree to keep AC indemnified against any claim, loss, liability, damages or expenses on a full and unqualified indemnity basis arising out of any misuse by you of any part of this site or any information embodied in it.

Waiver and enforcement

Failure by AC to take action in respect of a breach by you of these conditions shall not prevent AC from taking future action in respect of the same breach or any other breach by you of these conditions, unless AC agree to the contrary in writing. If any of these conditions is held to be unenforceable it will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining conditions.

Mortgages

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

The Financial Conduct Authority does not regulate some forms of buy to lets or conveyancing.

The Financial Conduct Authority does not regulate Trusts.

Our details

The service provided through this website is provided by AC.

AC is a Partnership established under the Law of Scotland with a Head Office situated at 5-9 Bon Accord Crescent, Aberdeen, AB11 6DN and having a place of business inter alia at 30 Cloth Market, Newscastle upon Tyne, NE1 1EE.

AC can be contacted at mail@acandco.com and on +44 (0)1224 589700

We are members of and authorised by the Law Society of Scotland. A list of the Partners of the Firm is available on request. A list of the Partners of the Firm is also displayed at Head Office situated at 5-9 Bon Accord Crescent, Aberdeen, AB11 6DN and at 30 Cloth Market, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1EE aforesaid. We abide by the professional practice standards set forth in the Standards of Conduct of Practice Rules for Solicitors laid down by the Law Society of Scotland. The standard of Conduct Practice Rules may be inspected by accessing the Law Society of Scotland website - www.lawscot.org.uk

We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) which is the regulatory body of solicitors practicing in England and Wales. Our Registration Number 628245.

We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), 25 the North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HS. Our Financial Services Registers number is 142693. Our permitted business is advising on and arranging pensions, savings and investment products, non-investment insurance contracts and mortgages. You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting theFCA's website www.fca.org/firms/systems-reporting/regiser or by contacting the FCA on 0800 111 6768.

AC's VAT Number is 361 1719 68.

Governing Law

These conditions of use are governed by the Law of Scotland and the Scottish Courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction in any disputes between you and AC.