Terms of Use

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This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3 (1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require publishing the rules and regulations, privacy policy and Terms of Use for access to or usage of Website www.theindianlawyer.in.

By access and use of this Website www.theindianlawyer.in, including the whole or any part of the web pages located at the website, layout of this website; individual elements of this website’s design; underlying code elements of the website; or text, sounds, graphics, animated elements or any other content of this website and associated mobile applications (collectively, the “Website”), the User of the Website (“User” or grammatical variations thereof) accepts and agrees to be bound by and to comply with (i) these Terms, (ii) the Disclaimer, which the User has agreed to and accepted prior to accessing the Website, and (iii) the Privacy Policy available on this Website.

By using this Website, the User expressly represents that he/she has read and understood these Terms and agrees to be bound by these Terms and that there has been no form of solicitation, advertisement or inducement by The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services (Law Firm) or its members. Furthermore, by using this Website, the User expressly represents that (a) he/she, such company or entity has the capacity to be bound; (c) he/she, such company or entity, will not violate any rights of such Law Firm, including intellectual property rights such as copyright or trademark rights; and (d) he/she has not suspended or removed content from the Website or violated any rights of such Law Firm for any reasons.


The information, material and content provided in the pages of the Website (“Information”) may be changed at any time without prior notice.

Information provided on the Website is believed to be reliable when posted, but there is no guarantee that it is accurate or complete or current at all times. The Website is a resource for informational purposes only and is intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete, and up-to-date. The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services, does not warrant that the information contained on this Website is accurate or complete, and hereby disclaims any and all liability to the User or any other person for any loss or damage caused by error or omissions resulting from negligence, accident or any other cause. Further, the Law Firm assumes no liability for the interpretation and/or use of the information contained on this Website, nor does it offer a warranty of any kind, either expressly or impliedly.

The Law Firm does not intend that the links from this Website to other internet websites, be considered referrals to, endorsements of, or affiliations with the linked entities. The Law Firm is not responsible for, and makes no representations or warranties that (i) the contents of the websites to which links may be provided from this Website, or (ii) other such websites or links, may be active or always available.

No material may be modified, edited or taken out of context such that its use creates a false or misleading statement or impression as to the position, statements or actions of the Law Firm.

The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services reserves the right at any time, without previous notice, to add, alter, modify, change or vary all or any of these Terms.


The use of this Website does not amount to the creation of an attorney-client relationship. Any transmission, receipt or use of this Website and information and materials contained therein, or sending an e-mail to our offices will not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship.

Users should make themselves aware of the laws of their respective countries or those that apply to them in relation to any of the matters described in these pages. If the User chooses to access the Website then it shall be deemed to be done on his/her own initiative and he/she shall be held responsible for compliance with applicable local, national or international laws.


The Law Firm will treat all information provided by User(s) including but not limited to information regarding User’s name, address, telephone number, date of birth, gender, e-mail address, organization, etc., (“Personal Information”) confidential. The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services will not in the ordinary course disclose any Personal Information to any third parties except in the following circumstances:

  • Where the Law Firm is compelled to do so under applicable law/judicial process/ governmental authorities; or
  • Where User has provided his/her prior written authorization to do so; or
  • Where it is in the public interest to do so.

User(s) may not use or export or re-export any information or any copy or adaption thereof available on this Website in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including export laws and regulations in force from time to time.


The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services and its members, affiliates, employees and authorised representatives provide the Website and the information on an “as is” basis and do not make any express or implied warranties, representations, endorsements or conditions with respect to the Website or the information, including without limitation, warranties as to non-infringement, usefulness, completeness, accuracy, correctness, reliability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Further, the Law Firm does not represent or warrant that the Website will be available or will meet the User(s) requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to User’s computer system. The User has the sole responsibility for adequate protection and backup of data and/or equipment and to take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.


The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services is not responsible for and will not be liable to the User or anyone else for any damages or other amounts whatsoever (including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages) arising out of or in connection with User’s use of or inability to use the Website or the information contained therein, or any action or decision made by User in reliance on the Website or the information contained therein or any unauthorised use of reproduction of the Website or the information therein.

The User understands that the Website is used by him/her solely at his/her own risk, cost and liability.


The User agrees that The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services with or without any reason, may immediately terminate his/her access to the Website without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, the Law Firm may terminate or temporarily suspend his/her access to the Website if he/she (a) breached or violates these Terms, (b) there is a request by law enforcement or other Government Agencies, or (c) in case of unexpected technical issues problems.

The User agrees that all terminations of access to the Website shall be made at the sole discretion of The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services, and that the Law Firm shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever to either him/her or any third-party for any termination of access to this Website.


The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services causes the control and maintenance of this Website from India. The Law Firm makes no representations that the information and material contained in this Website are appropriate or permitted for use in jurisdiction s outside India. The Terms are governed by the Laws of India without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

The usage of the Website by the Users is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in India, without prejudice to the rights of the Law Firm to take action in any jurisdiction whatsoever.


The Indian Lawyer & Allied Services reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of these Terms and to take any action we deem necessary and appropriate. Such action may include but not be limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties. In addition, we may take action to disclose any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to User’s profiles, e-mail addresses, usage history, IP addresses and traffic information.


The Law Firm reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms by the User.