Terms of website use

This terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) tell you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, registering to use our site, asking us a question, our answers, making an enquiry and our response, use of our mail outs/newsletters, any self-help guides and courses (“use our site”).

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

Other applicable terms

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Policy,which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.
  • Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.


Information about us

We provide general business services to our clients.  We employ a solicitor, Mrs Johnson who is an SRA Regulated Solicitor, SRA ID: 322539.  We are a limited company, (CRN 09878262).  We are not regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (“SRA”) or the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”).

For the avoidance of doubt, any written or oral opinion provided on this site is for guidance only and should not be relied upon.

Other associated services

If you would like to instruct Mrs Johnson to act for you in her capacity as a dispute solicitor to provide reserved legal activities that service can only be offered through our partnered SRA Regulated law firms .  See further below.

Should  you choose to instruct Mrs Johnson or one of our panel specialist consultant solicitor to act for you to provide reserved legal services any such work will only be provided when a retainer is entered into between you, the consultant solicitor and their partnered SRA Regulated law firm/insured independent firm and not with JM.

JM partners with SRA authorised and regulated law firms to deliver all reserved legal activities.  JM is also part of a network of specialist consultant solicitors who respectively provide reserved services through regulated SRA law firms and/or their own insured independant SRA law firms only.

Reserved legal activity according to the Legal Services Board includes for example, appearance before a court, issuing proceedings and defending proceedings as well as any ancillary functions in relation to those proceedings, probate  and notarial activities etc.  For further information, contact us and/or see the Legal Services Board and Section 12 of the Legal Services Act 2007.

Mrs Johnson and our network of consultant solicitors may provide reserved legal activites through one or more of the following SRA Regulated law firms:-

MBC Law Limited trading as My Business Counsel, company number 07599920, registered office, The Colemore Building, 20 Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6AT;

Summerfield Browne Limited trading as Summerfield Browne Solicitors, company number 07937576, registered address Harborough Innovation centre, Airfield Business Park, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7WB;

Tom Street & Co Solicitors Limited trading as Tom Street Law, company number 07798646, registered address Maidsgrove Farm, Standerwick, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2PY and the Solicitors Network.

Our network of specialist consultant solicitors may also practise through their own SRA Firms or they may provide unreserved legal work through their own insured independant companies.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Accessing our site

Our site is made available free of charge.  We will also answer your law questions and enquiries submitted via our site free of charge as long as the question and enquiry falls without in our expertise.  Our intention will be to answer your law questions and queries within 48 hours but as this part of our site is free, we are busy and we regret that we may not be able to answer all questions and queries, we will of course try our best to.  Our position is reserved to not answer questions, if and when required.

When you send us a question, an enquiry or your subscribe to our mailing list, you give your express permission and consent for us to use your personal data in accordance with our Privacy policy and for our consultants and our partnered SRA Regulated law firms to correspond with you thereafter.

Self-help guides may be available for you to download either free of charge or for a fee.  Any prompts for payment will be clearly identified and securely protected.  If you have any concerns, you should not proceed with your purchase and you must report any concerns to us swiftly.

You may access the majority of our site without providing us with your personal information.   There are however, some parts of our site where we will require your personal information to provide you with the service that we offer.  Your personal information will be processed in accordance with our privacy policy which you can also here [insert link].

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our site or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.


Your account and password

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, you must treat such information as confidential. You 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 reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you 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 content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download 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.

No reliance on information

The content on our site, any law questions that we may answer or any oral discussions that we may have is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site, our answers or oral guidance given.  You may instruct our consultant lawyers direct but any such instruction will be through our partnered SRA Regulated law firms direct and not JLC.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Limitation of our liability

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.

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; or

  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.


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.


If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. 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.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods by use to you, which will be set out in our Terms and conditions of supply.

Uploading content to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us [and other users of the Site] a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in the next paragraph (Rights you licence).

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

Rights you licence

When you upload or post content (“Content”) to our site, you grant the following licenses:

  • a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that user generated Content in connection with the service provided by the website and across different media. It may also wish to use the Content to promote the site or the service.
  • other users, partners or advertisers to use the Content for their purposes or in accordance with the functionality of the site.
  • the abovementioned licenses will remain in place even if the content is deleted.

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

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. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate 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.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it but please do seek permission from us in the first instance.

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.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

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

Third party links and resources in our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Applicable law

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.



Any rights and obligations not specifically detailed herein are reserved and you should contact us if you have any questions and/or queries relating to use of our site.

Contact us

You can contact us at:-

Johnson May Limited

137-139 High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1AG.


T: 020 8150 7173

M:  07535 625 178

Thank you for visiting our site.