Terms & Conditions for Seminars
- Doglaw Limited (Company registration no. 06983617) reserves the right to vary or cancel a seminar and can accept no liability if, for whatever reason, a seminar does not take place.
- If you need to cancel the booking, no refund will be provided unless written notice is received by Doglaw Limited no less than 10 working days before the seminar is due to take place.
- Doglaw Limited cannot accept liability for breach of contract, negligence or otherwise for any loss or consequential loss occasioned by anyone acting, omitting to act, or refraining from acting in reliance on the presentation of this seminar.
- The seminars solely relate to the law in England and Wales.
- The registered office of Doglaw Limited is The Old Boiler House, Menzies Road, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 2HQ.
Terms and Conditions for Professional Seminars
- Doglaw Ltd will send you confirmation of the booking together with a receipted invoice (or an invoice for your payment)
- Doglaw Ltd reserves the right to cancel a seminar for any reason and accepts no liability if the seminar does not take place, but will make a full refund of the fee paid for the seminar
- If you need to cancel your booking no refund will be provided unless written notification is received by Doglaw Ltd not less than 7 days before the seminar is due to take place
- Doglaw Ltd does not accept liability for beach of contract, negligence or otherwise for any loss or consequential loss occasioned by anyone acting, omitting to act or refraining from acting in reliance on information provided at the seminar
- The seminar solely relates to the law in England & Wales
- Doglaw Ltd reserves the right to amend the content and/or timings of the seminar at any time
- The registered office address of Doglaw Ltd is The Old Boiler House, Menzies Road, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 2HQ and its sole Director is Trevor Cooper. Company number: 06983617
- Doglaw Ltd is neither regulated nor authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
Doglaw SOS Terms and Conditions
- 1. Doglaw SOS is a trading name of Doglaw Limited. The registered office of Doglaw Limited (registration number 06983517) is The Old Boiler House, Menzies Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 2HQ. Doglaw Limited is a separate business from Cooper & Co Solicitors and is neither regulated nor authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
- 2. Membership of Doglaw SOS for 12 months costs £60 for a single membership (or £90 for you + your spouse/ partner who lives with you in the same household).
- 3. We reserve the right to decline your request to join or renew your membership.
- 4. You get the benefits specified for 12 months from the date we post our confirmation letter to you (“the commencement date”)
- 5. You must:- a. Reside in England or Wales, and b. Be an individual (membership is currently not available to organisations), and c. Be at least 16 years old
- 6. The payment in (2) is non-refundable unless a. We decline your request to join or renew, in which case a full refund will be made as soon as possible, or b. You cancel within 14 days of the commencement date, in which case payment for any of the benefits you have received during that period will be deducted from the refund
- 7. You cannot transfer any of the benefits of membership of Doglaw SOS to someone else
- 8. These terms and conditions may be changed at any time by us giving you 30 days’ notice
- 9. You only get the benefits of telephone advice, legal defence and reduced cost representation if the cause or matter initially arises during the course of your membership of Doglaw SOS.
- 10. We can only assist with matters which relate to the law in England & Wales
Additional terms and conditions for FREE telephone advice on Doglaw issues
- 11. The advice will be provided by Cooper & Co Solicitors. Although Trevor Cooper is the Principal of Cooper & Co Solicitors we cannot guarantee that he will be the lawyer who will provide the advice
- 12. Cooper & Co Solicitors is regulated and authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority SRA 258139.
- 13. The advice is a telephone service only. The lines are open during normal office hours.
- 14. The advice is available by prior appointment (although in most cases the appointment will be for the same working day)
- 15. The advice will only be provided for a Doglaw issue as specified in the website www.DoglawSOS.co.uk and is also available on our promotional flyer and can be sent to you on request. For the avoidance of doubt, advice will not be provided on the following matters: business law; planning; defamation; housing; employment; health & safety; taxation; the drafting of terms and conditions; the drafting of pleadings or statements.
- 16. The advice will not be provided if (a) there is a conflict of interest (or a potential conflict of interest), or (b) if it is a matter in which Cooper & Co have no expertise
- 17. We cannot provide advice to enforcers for matters arising in the course of their employment
- 18. We reserve the right to impose a limit on the number and/or length of advice calls if your use of the service is excessive, unfair or prevents other members from being able to use the service
- 19. Cooper & Co Solicitors has professional indemnity insurance with Travelers Insurance Company Limited
- 20. If you have a complaint about the advice provided by Cooper & Co please write to Trevor Cooper at The Old Boiler House, Menzies Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 2HQ. If that fails to resolve your complaint you may bring it to the attention of the Legal Ombudsman at PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 6WJ.
Additional terms and conditions for FREE legal defence
- 21. Doglaw Limited has the benefit of a Group Legal Protection policy (“the policy”) provided by DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Limited registration number 103274 (“DAS”). As a member of Doglaw SOS you get the benefit of legal defence under the policy if you are being prosecuted in a court of criminal jurisdiction in some instances.
- 22. The policy, which contains the applicable terms, conditions and exclusions, is available at www. DoglawSOS.co.uk and can be sent to you on request.
- 23. The limit of indemnity is £50,000 and the date of occurrence of the insured incident must happen during the period of your membership of Doglaw SOS. The date of occurrence is when you began or are alleged to have begun to break the criminal law in question.
- 24. You are not covered by the policy if it is something that you did intentionally
- 25. We will not pay for any fines, penalties, costs, compensation or damages which you may be ordered to pay by a court or other authority
- 26. DAS is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority
- 27. DAS is regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority
Additional terms and conditions for reduced cost representation
- 28. Cooper & Co Solicitors will only act for you provided that (a) they believe you have a reasonable chance of success (b) there is no conflict (or potential conflict) of interest, and (c) they have sufficient expertise and capacity to properly deal with the case
- 29. The discount is 25% off Cooper & Co Solicitors usual hourly charging rate. This will not reduce the amount payable by way of VAT. You will still remain responsible for payment of the balance of Cooper & Co Solicitors’ fees as well as the full amount of Counsel’s fees, Court fees and any other disbursements.
- 30. We will not pay for any fines, penalties, opponent’s costs, compensation or damages which you may be ordered to pay by a court or other authority
The registered office of Doglaw Limited (Company Registration No. 06983617) is The Old Boiler House, Menzies Road, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 2HQ. Doglaw Limited is a separate business from Cooper & Co Solicitors and is neither regulated nor authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.