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Welcome to https://lawyersearch.com.sg , the “Site”.
All references to the Site mean both the web and mobile application versions of the website presently located at the following URL: https://lawyersearch.com.sg . All references to “using the Site” includes access to and/or use of the Site and our services and functions offered via this Site, including placing orders for purchase of services.
The terms “you”, “customer(s)” and “your” used below refer to all individuals and/or entities using the Site for any reason.
Set out below are our terms and conditions for your:
i) use of the Site; and
ii) purchase of our products via the Site (collectively, the “Terms of Service”).
Please read the Terms of Service carefully before using the Site. BY USING THE SITE, YOU SIGNIFY THAT YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service, please do not use the Site.
We reserve the right to update or modify the Terms of Service at any time without prior notice. You are deemed to be aware of and bound by any changes to the Terms of Service upon their publication on the Site.
Your access or use of the Site or placing an order following any such changes constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms of Service as amended.
1. Legal Capacity
Use of the Site is limited to persons who are 18 years or older and who have the legal capacity to enter into and form contracts.
By placing an order for services via the Site, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years or older and you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts.
If you are below 18 years old, you must obtain consent from your parent(s) or legal guardian(s), their acceptance of the Terms of Service and their agreement to take responsibility for :
(i) your actions;
(ii) any charges associated
with your use of the Site, including your purchase of services; and
(iii) your acceptance and compliance with
the Terms of Service.
If you do not have consent from your parent(s) or legal guardian(s), you must stop
using the Site immediately.
- Compliance with our Operating Rules, Notices, & Guidelines
You agree to comply with any and all of our guidelines, operating rules and policies, notices and instructions pertaining to your using the Site, as well as any amendments to the same that may be issued by us from time to time. We reserve the right to revise any of the foregoing at any time and you are deemed to be aware of and bound by such changes upon their publication on the Site.
- Lawful Use In Good Faith
You agree to access and/or use the Site only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner at all times and to conduct any activity relating to using the Site in good faith. Further, you shall ensure that, to the best of your knowledge, any information or data you submit to us or which you post or cause to appear on the Site is true and accurate.
- Customer Accounts
Your use of the Site, including your placing orders for services, may require the creation of a customer account with us or for you to provide to us your personal data, i.e.: data that identifies you as an individual, including your name, e-mail address, billing address, shipping address, phone number and credit card information.
- Responsibility For Your Account Registration Information and Password
You acknowledge that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account registration information and password and for maintaining the security of your account. You agree that you will not let anyone other than you use your account registration information or password. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account registration information or password by contacting us at [email protected] .
We may at any time in our discretion, request that you update your account registration information and password or forthwith invalidate your account registration information and password without giving any reason or prior notice and shall not be liable or responsible for any losses suffered by or caused by you or arising out of or in connection with or by reason of such request or invalidation.
- Your submissions and information
You agree to grant us a non-exclusive licence to use any and all information that you post on the Site and/or provide to us via other channels of communication, including but not limited to feedback, answers to questions, product reviews, comments, and suggestions (collectively, “Submissions”).
When you post Submissions on the Site, you also grant us the right to use the name that you submit or your account username in connection with such Submission. You agree not to submit to us a false name or e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself or otherwise mislead us or third parties as to the origin of any Submissions. We may at any time in our discretion, publish, remove or edit your Submissions.
- Terms and conditions of sale
The sale and purchase of our products are subject to the terms and conditions as set out below.
7.1 Services Descriptions and Listed Prices
While we endeavour to provide an accurate description of our services, we do not warrant that such description is accurate, current or free from error. All listed prices are subject to taxes, unless otherwise stated. We reserve the right to amend the listed prices at any time without giving any reason or prior notice.
In the event that the services you receive is of a fundamentally different nature from the service described on the Site which you have ordered, Clause [7.17 – Refund of Service] below shall apply.
7.2 Placing your Order for Services
You may place an order for Legal Services by the means we have stated on our site or in our emails sent to you. We reserve the right not to accept service orders placed in any other manner. You shall be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of your order.
7.3 Orders are irrevocable and unconditional Offers to Purchase
All orders shall be deemed to be irrevocable and unconditional offers to purchase the relevant product upon the order’s transmission to us through the Site. Nevertheless, in certain circumstances as stated in Clause [7.20 – Order Cancellation], you may request to cancel or amend your product order which we will, in our sole and absolute discretion, endeavour to give effect to on a commercially reasonable effort basis.
7.4 Orders subject to our Acceptance
All orders shall be subject to our acceptance in our sole discretion. We shall indicate our acceptance of your order by sending you a confirmatory email to your email address or a confirmatory message to your customer account inbox.
Each order accepted by us in this manner shall constitute a separate sale and
purchase agreement between you and us. Once we have accepted your order, we shall be entitled (but not obliged) to process your order without your further consent and without any further reference or notice to you.
For the avoidance of doubt, we reserve the right to decline to accept any order received from or through the Site in our sole and absolute discretion.
7.5 Termination by Seller in the event of pricing error
In the event that the price of a service which you have ordered was misstated on the Site and you have yet to take delivery of your order, we reserve the right to unilaterally terminate the sale and purchase agreement by notifying you of such termination, regardless of whether or not the service in question has been carried out or is in processing or payment has been charged to you. Any money received from you in relation to this service purchase shall then be refunded to you.
7.6 Client Relationships
Once a Lawyer has been notified by us, either via email or any other means, that you wish to engage their services, the contract between LawyerSearch and yourself (the “user”) will cease. We are no longer liable to you, and you agree to indemnify us from any damages, losses or misrepresentations.
You will then enter into a contract with the Lawyer or Law Firm, at their own terms.
We shall be under no liability in respect of any unsuitable or improper use, by you or other third parties, without our approval.
7.7 Delivery timeframe
Delivery of your order shall be subject to availability of the Lawyer or Law Firm. All delivery timeframes provided via the Site are estimates only and delays may occur. We will make every reasonable effort to execute the service to you within the delivery timeframe informed to you via the Site.
However, while service information on the Site is updated regularly, from time to time it may occur that in some instances a service becomes unavailable between updates. If the delivery of your service shall be delayed, we will inform you accordingly and your order shall be carried out as soon as the Lawyer or Law Firm is able to do so.
The time for delivery shall not be of the essence, and neither we (nor any of our agents, i.e the Lawyers listed on our site) shall be liable for any delay in delivery.
7.8 Limitation of Liability
Notwithstanding any other provision herein, our maximum cumulative liability to you for
all losses under, arising out of or relating to the sale of products via the Site, will not exceed the sums that you have paid to us via the Site.
Neither we nor any of our officers, employees, directors, agents (Lawyers listed on our site), contractors and assigns, shall be liable to you for any losses whatsoever or howsoever caused (regardless of the form of action) arising directly or indirectly in connection with:
(i) amounts due from other users of the Site in connection with the
purchase of any service;
(ii) the sale of the service(s) to you, or its use or resale by you; and
(iii) any damages arising from misuse, negligence, accident, alteration or modification of the service(s) or your failure to comply with our instructions on the use of the service(s) (whether oral or written).
7.9 Force Majeur (liability for natural and unavoidable catastrophes)
We shall not be liable to you for any breach, hindrance or delay in the performance of your order attributable to any cause beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation any natural disaster and unavoidable incident, actions of third parties (including without limitation hackers, suppliers, governments, quasi-governmental, supra-national or local authorities), insurrection, riot, civil commotion, war, hostilities, warlike operations, national emergencies, terrorism, piracy, arrests, restraints or detainments of any competent authority, strikes or combinations or lock-out of workmen, epidemic, fire, explosion, storm, flood, drought, weather conditions, earthquake, natural disaster, accident, mechanical
breakdown, third party software, failure or problems with public utility supplies (including electrical, telecoms or Internet failure), shortage of or inability to obtain supplies, materials, equipment or transportation, regardless of whether the circumstances in question could have been foreseen.
- Availability and Changes to the Site
We reserve the right to make any changes to the Site or to discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site without notice. We may, from time to time and without giving any reason or prior notice, upgrade, modify, suspend or discontinue the Site or any part thereof, for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to repairs, planned maintenance or upgrades, and shall not be liable to you if any such upgrade, modification, suspension or removal
prevents you from using the Site or any part thereof.
- No Representations or Warranties
The Site and all services, functions and information available via the Site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including the warranties of noninfringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
All data and/or information made available via the Site are provided for informational purposes only. We shall not be liable to you for any losses whatsoever or howsoever caused (regardless of the form of action) arising directly or indirectly in connection with any access, use and/or inability to use the Site.
We may in our discretion include hyperlinks to other third party websites or content on the Internet. Such linked third party websites or content are not under our control and we are not liable for any errors, omissions, delays, defamation, libel, slander, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, inaccuracy or any other objectionable material contained in such websites or contents, or arising from access of such websites or content. Any
hyperlinks to other third party websites or content are not an endorsement or verification of such websites or content and you agree that your access to or use of such third party websites or content is entirely at your own
“Intellectual Property” means all copyright, patents, utility innovations, trademarks and service marks, geographical indications, domain names, layout design rights, registered designs, design rights, database rights, trade or business names, rights protecting trade secrets and confidential information, rights protecting goodwill and reputation, and all other similar or corresponding proprietary rights and all applications for the same, whether
presently existing or created in the future, anywhere in the world, whether registered or not, and all benefits, privileges, rights to sue, recover damages and obtain relief or other remedies for any past, current or future infringement, misappropriation or violation of any of the foregoing rights.
The Intellectual Property in and to the Site and the materials thereon are owned, licensed to or controlled by us, our licensors, service providers, suppliers or merchants. We reserve the right to enforce its Intellectual Property to the fullest extent of the law.
No part of the Site and the materials thereon may be reproduced, modified, transmitted, presented, distributed or republished without our express prior written consent or that of the relevant copyright owners.
- Monitoring of Content
We reserve the right, but shall not be obliged to monitor, screen or otherwise control any activity, content or material on the Site and/or your use of the Site. Should we deem necessary to do so, we may in our discretion investigate any suspected violation of the Terms of Service and may take any rectification action we deem appropriate.
- Breach of the Terms of Service
In the event that we in our discretion, consider that your access and/or use of the Site is in breach of the Terms of Service in any way, we reserve the right to take any action we deem necessary, including terminating without notice your use of the Site and, in the case of illegal and/or unauthorized use of the Site (including unauthorized access to secure password-protected portions thereof and/or customer accounts), commence legal proceedings against you and/or report you to the relevant authorities.
- Termination by us
In our sole and absolute discretion, we may with immediate effect upon giving you notice, terminate your use of the Site and/or disable your customer account. We may bar access to the Site or any part thereof for any reason whatsoever, including a breach of any of these Terms of Service or where we are of the view that you have acted inconsistently with any terms or conditions set out herein, or if in our opinion or the opinion of any regulatory
authority, it is not suitable to allow your use of the Site to continue.
- Cumulative rights and remedies
Unless otherwise provided, the provisions of these Terms of Service and our rights and remedies under these Terms of Service are cumulative and are without prejudice and in addition to any rights or remedies we may have in law or in equity, and no exercise by us of any one right or remedy under these Terms of Service, or at law or in equity, shall (save to the extent, if any, provided expressly in these Terms of Service or at law or in equity) operate so as to hinder or prevent our exercise of any other such right or remedy as at law or in equity.
- No waiver
Our failure to enforce any Term(s) of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such term(s), and such failure shall not affect the right later to enforce the Terms of Service.
If at any time any provision of the Terms of Service shall be or shall become illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect, the legality, validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of the Terms of Service shall not be affected or impaired thereby, and shall continue in force as if such illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision was severed from the Terms of Service.
- Governing law
Use of the Site and the Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Singapore law and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.
- Customer Service Queries
Should you require assistance from us, please contact [email protected].