8.1 No individual employee or consultant of Chapel & York will enter an agreement with the Client personally, or assumes legal responsibility to the Client personally, for work performed on behalf of Chapel & York.
8.2 All communications with the Client in the course of Chapel & York’s work, whether oral or written and whether signed by an employee or consultant, shall always be treated as having been sent or made on behalf of the Chapel & York.
8.3 By engaging Chapel & York, the Client agrees that any claim of any sort shall be brought only against Chapel & York and that no claims will be brought personally against any of its employees or consultants who are involved in the Client’s work.
8.4 Chapel & York maximum liability in agreement for contentious matters and in both agreement and negligence for non-contentious matters is £1,000,000 (one million pounds).
The above Paragraph 8.4 does not apply in respect of:
- 8.4.1 death or personal injury;
- 8.4.2 loss or damage arising from fraud or wilful default on our part; or
- 8.4.3 any other situation in which the limitation of liability is prohibited by
8.5 Chapel & York accept no responsibility other than to the Client. In particular, Chapel & York accept no responsibility to the Client’s bankers, creditors, shareholders or investors, or to other professional advisers.
8.6 If Chapel & York are asked and agree in writing to give an opinion that might be relied on by someone other than by the Client, Chapel & York will write separately to set out the terms on which the opinion is given.
8.7 If the Client asks Chapel & York to suggest an adviser, or if Chapel & York suggest that the Client consult another adviser, there is no assumption of liability on Chapel & York behalf for their performance or actions, whether constituting an act or omission of negligence, breach of agreement or otherwise.
8.8 If Chapel & York instruct such advisers on the Client’s behalf, it is done so as the Client’s agent and the Client will be responsible for payment of their charges.
8.9 Chapel & York advice and service can only be given on the basis of the information the Client provides. It is essential that the Client provides Chapel & York with the information needed to carry out the required work, and that the information is up to date, accurate and complete. The Client should notify Chapel & York as soon as possible of any changes to information given to Chapel & York and of any new information that may be relevant to work being done for the Client. Chapel & York reserve the right to stop acting for the Client if they do not provide Chapel & York with important information. Chapel & York shall not be held liable for any loss or damage suffered by the Client that results from the Client’s failure to follow any instructions/advice given by Chapel & York or where information has not been forthcoming.
8.10 Where is it found to be Chapel & York who is at fault in failure to provide services with reasonable care and skill, it shall carry out any and all necessary remedial action at no additional cost to the Client.
8.11 Chapel & York shall ensure that it has in place at all times, suitable and valid insurance and that shall include public liability insurance.
8.12 Chapel & York shall not be held liable for any loss or damage suffered by the Client’s failure to follow any instructions/advice given by Chapel & York.