Terms of use

Terms of use 

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) sets out the terms of use on which you may make use of our websites at www.lbresearch.com (the “site”), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please immediately stop using the site. 

Information about us 

This site operated by Law Business Research Limited (“LBR” or “we” or “us”), trading as Law Business Research. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 03281866 and have our registered office at Holborn Gate, 330 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QT, United Kingdom. Our main trading address is Holborn Gate, 330 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QT, United Kingdom. Our Group VAT number is 160 7529 10. 

Accessing our site 

We will collect the information that you provide in any correspondence with us, including your name and address, and we will use that information to respond to you, and to communicate with you about your use of LBR, for example to let you know about any updates or changes to LBR. We will collect the information you provide to us when submitting a job application directly on the LBR website, and will use this to communicate with you regarding your application. 

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. 

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us. 

User names and passwords 

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures (whether as part of a free registration or a paid subscription), you must treat such information as confidential and must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use or any applicable subscription agreement. 

Intellectual property rights 

We are the owner or the authorised licensee of all IP rights in our site, and in the material published on it, including without limitation text, graphics, logos, images and software. Those works are protected by copyright, trademark and other IP laws around the world. All such rights are hereby expressly reserved. 

We grant users of this website a non-exclusive, limited, revocable licence to view, print and distribute materials contained on this website and/or any portion thereof, pursuant to the following conditions: 

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference. You must not photocopy or scan any printed materials. 

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. 

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not delete any copyright notice from any material printed or downloaded. 

You must not license or resell any material downloaded, printed or accessed from our site. You are allowed to use such material for non-commercial purposes and in order to update your legal knowledge and stay up to date with legal affairs. You must not use it for commercial purposes without our prior written consent. 

You must not incorporate any material downloaded, printed or accessed from our site in any legal advice or transaction documents. 

You must not in any way suggest that LBR (the trading name of Law Business Research Ltd, Law Business Research (Asia) Ltd) is endorsing any products or services other than its own. 

You must not: 

  • use any of Law Business Research Limited trademarks or the trademarks of any third parties which are included on the website without express written permission from the owner; 
  • display or use a link in a manner that causes this website or any portion of its content to display within a frame, be associated with any advertising or sponsorship not part of the website, or otherwise incorporate website content into a third-party website; 
  • alter, block or otherwise prevent display of any content of the website; or 
  • link to this website if the linker’s website may reasonably be considered to be obscene, defamatory, harassing, offensive or malicious, or if the linker’s website infringes any third-party rights or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws or regulations. 

If you print off, copy, download or use any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. 

Reliance on information posted 

While we use reasonable endeavours to provide up-to-date and relevant materials, the commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. They may not reflect recent changes in the law and are not intended to constitute a definitive or complete statement of the law. You may use them to stay up to date with legal developments, but you should not use them for transactions or legal advice and you should carry out your own research. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. 

Our site changes regularly 

We aim to update our site regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site or close it indefinitely. We cannot guarantee that all the material on our site is up to date at all times. 

Our liability 

We will keep the information that you provide us when you visit the LBR website for a period of 3 years, after which it will be deleted. 

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law. 

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. In particular, the material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. 

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with: 

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with: 

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; 
  • content supplied by third parties; or 
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site or in any publication – in particular, the use of any content in the course of giving legal advice or drafting transaction documents. 

If you are a business user, please note that, in particular, we will not be liable for: 

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; 
  • business interruption; 
  • loss of anticipated savings; 
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or 
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage. 

Our liability, and the liability of any company within our group of companies and all their respective agents, employees and subcontractors, to you or any other party for any losses or damages whatsoever arising in connection with our site or any publication (whether under these terms of use or other contract or in consequence of their misrepresentation, misstatement or tortious act or omission including negligence) is limited to damages of an amount equal to the subscription fee paid by you for the year in which the right of action arises or, in respect of free-to-use areas of the site, to £50. 

If you are a consumer user, you agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity. 

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it. 

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 

Information about you and your visits to our site 

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. 

Your right to a copy of the information we hold about you 

With some exceptions designed to protect the rights of others, you have the right to a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, as well as information about what we do with it, who we share it with and how long we will hold it for. We may make a reasonable charge for additional copies of that data beyond the first copy, based on our administrative costs. 

Viruses, hacking and other offences 

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. 

Breach of this provision is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately. 

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. 

Links from our site 

You may link to our home page, provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. 

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. 

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. 

Our site must not be framed on any other site; nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page or attempt to bypass any payment or log-on screens. 

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. 

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected]. 

Jurisdiction and applicable law 

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. 

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site. Where you are a consumer living in another part of the United Kingdom, you may bring action in the courts of the jurisdiction in which you live. 


We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You should check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Where a change to the terms causes you material detriment, you may terminate your use of the site or any paid subscription on 30 days’ notice to us. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site. 

Your concerns 

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact [email protected]. 

Data protection 

LBR processes all data in accordance with its Privacy Policy, available at https://www.lbresearch.com/privacy-policy/. LBR is committed to providing a compliant, secure and consistent approach to data protection and meeting the demands of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  

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