Legal & Regulatory

Ashfords LLP is a limited liability partnership, registered in England and Wales with number OC342432, and its registered office is at Ashford House, Grenadier Road, Exeter, EX1 3LH. The firm's VAT number is GB 844 5024 39.

Ashfords LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with number 508761. A list of members of Ashfords LLP, and their professional qualifications, is available at the registered office. The term partner is used to refer to a member of Ashfords LLP or an employee of equivalent standing.

A copy of the Solicitors Regulation Authority's Standards and Regulations 2019 can be found at

This page (together with the documents referred to in it) sets out the terms of use (the Terms of Use) in accordance with which you may make use of this website (Our Site). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use Our Site.

By accessing and continuing to use Our Site you agree and acknowledge you do so upon these Terms of Use.

In these Terms of Use reference to Ashfords, the firm, we, us, our and ours means Ashfords LLP.


Material displayed on this website is intended to be general information about English law only and is not comprehensive. It is not to be relied on as legal advice nor as an alternative to taking legal advice.

English law is subject to change and the information contained on this website will in time become outdated and may not reflect current legal developments.
No representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to the accuracy, completeness or up to datedness of information contained in this site and, therefore, the information on this website should not be relied upon.

The contents of this website should not be construed as legal or other professional advice and Ashfords disclaims all liability for any loss, howsoever caused, arising directly or indirectly from reliance on the information on this website to the fullest extent permitted by law. Users should always seek appropriate legal advice before taking, or refraining from taking, any action based on the information contained on this website.

The transmission and receipt of information contained on this website, in whole or in part, or communication with or from Ashfords via this website or e-mail through this website does not constitute or create a client-solicitor relationship between Ashfords and any recipient.

Accessing Our Site

Access to Our Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw, restrict 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.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual Property rights

All trademarks on Our Site are the property of their respective owners. Except where otherwise stated, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in Our Site, and in the material published on it.

Permission is granted for the downloading and temporary electronic storage of one or more pages from this website for the sole purpose of viewing the information contained on it.

Permission is granted for the creation of a single hard copy of one or more pages downloaded from this website provided that our copyright is acknowledged on that copy and that further reproduction of it requires our prior permission.
Save as above no permission is granted for the copying or storage or the re-distribution of all or any part of this website.

Email addresses are provided on Our Site for the purposes of pursuing the business of Ashfords. By accessing Our Site you agree not to send unsolicited email for the purposes of advertising or market research to the email addresses provided.

If you wish to store copy or distribute all or any part of this website to any extent beyond that permitted above please contact us at or in writing at Ashford House, Grenadier Road, Exeter, EX1 3LH.

Information about you and your visits to Our Site

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy. By using Our Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

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 (together Viruses). 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.

By breaching this provision, you may 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 rights to use Our Site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a denial-of-service attack or Viruses 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.

Linking to Our Site

You may not link to Our Site without our prior written permission.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on this Site other than that set out above, please address your request to

Links from Our Site

Where Our Site 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, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Any link between Our Site and any other site is not to be construed in anyway that we endorse the proprietor, persons or organisations featured on or the content of such other site.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to Our Site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These Terms of Use are governed by English law.


We may revise these Terms of Use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us.