TERMS OF USE AND COPYRIGHT

Website Terms of Use

Stewart McDannold Stuart hosts www.sms.bc.ca to provide a resource for information on matters that might be of interest to current or potential clients* of Stewart McDannold Stuart. Use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions which may be updated from time-to-time without notice. Your use of the website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these terms.

*See the list under restricted clientele below to see if you qualify as a client of Stewart McDannold Stuart.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Disclaimers

Website Information not intended to be Legal Advice

The materials provided on this site constitute general information relating to areas of law familiar to our firm lawyers. The information on www.sms.bc.ca is not intended to provide or replace legal advice. The facts of your case are important and may affect how the law applies. Therefore, general statements of law and comments made in materials on this website or information accessed through links on this website to other legal resources are not a substitute for getting specific legal advice from a lawyer qualified to practice in the jurisdiction where you are located.

No automatic solicitor-client relationship (lawyers cannot be retained by email)

Although the use of the website may facilitate communications with the lawyers at Stewart McDannold Stuart by e-mail or voicemail, receipt of any such communications or transmissions alone does not create a solicitor-client relationship, unless Stewart McDannold Stuart agrees to represent you.

Restricted Clientele

Stewart McDannold Stuart restricts its clientele to municipalities, regional districts, health authorities, provincial government ministries, crown corporations, similar government bodies and related professional organizations. We do not advise nor will we represent individuals, ratepayer associations, land developers and other non-government persons or bodies.

If you need help with a legal matter but do not come within any of our client categories, please contact the Lawyer Referral Service run by the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association by calling (604) 687-3221 or 1-800-663-1919. More information is also available on the BC Branch website at http://www.cba.org/bc/Initiatives/main/lawyer_referral.aspx

Confidentiality of Communications – Internet Security Warning

Unless you have made prior arrangements with us please do not leave voice mails or send email to the lawyers at Stewart McDannold Stuart through this website that contain specific or confidential information about your legal affairs. Such voice mail and email is not confidential, does not create a solicitor-client relationship and may not receive a response.

Liability

Colin Stewart, Robert Macquisten, Kathryn Stuart, Peter Johnson, Susan Beach and Michael Hargraves, the partners of Stewart McDannold Stuart, provide legal services through law corporations with the assistance of associate lawyers in the firm and, with respect to www.sms.bc.ca, will have no liability for any damage arising from the misuse of any information provided on this website. The information provided on the website is not intended to be legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Doing so without seeking the advice of legal counsel constitutes a misuse of the information. You are cautioned to consult a lawyer before you rely on or use the legal information obtained from any website.

Outcomes will vary according to the facts

References to successful case results where the lawyers at Stewart McDannold Stuart have acted for clients are not a guarantee of future results. The outcome of every legal proceeding will vary according to the facts in each individual case.

Currency and accuracy of material not guaranteed

Due to ongoing legislative changes and developments in case law, information on this website may be date sensitive. Although Stewart McDannold Stuart makes reasonable efforts to present and maintain current and accurate information on this website, we do not guarantee or warrant its currency, completeness or accuracy, or the currency or accuracy of information contained on sites to which this website links. The website and the materials provided on the website are provided “as is” and “as available” without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, either expressed or implied.

Copyright and Trademarks

The copyright in this website and all materials contained in it is owned or licensed by Stewart McDannold Stuart. The www.sms.bc.ca website, as a whole, or in part, may not be reproduced without the express prior written consent of Stewart McDannold Stuart. To obtain such consent, please contact:

Stewart McDannold Stuart 2nd floor, 837 Burdett Avenue, Victoria BC  V8W 1B3
 Attention:  Sue Smart, Office Administrator

Linking to www.sms.bc.ca

Stewart McDannold Stuart acknowledges and appreciates links to the www.sms.bc.ca website. Links should go directly to the homepage at www.sms.bc.ca.  Linking directly to other pages within the site or framing content on the site is prohibited without the prior written consent of an authorized representative of Stewart McDannold Stuart. To obtain such consent, please contact:

Stewart McDannold Stuart 2nd floor, 837 Burdett Avenue, Victoria BC  V8W 1B3
 Attention:  Sue Smart, Office Administrator

Links to Third Party Sites

The www.sms.bc.ca website has been designed to be a resource for information on matters that might be of interest to current or potential clients* of Stewart McDannold Stuart. As a result, there may be links on www.sms.bc.ca to third party sites. These links are provided for convenience only, and do not mean that Stewart McDannold Stuart endorses or recommends the information contained in linked websites, or guarantees its accuracy, timeliness or fitness for a particular purpose. Stewart McDannold Stuart takes no responsibility for the content or practices of third party sites.

*See the list under restricted clientele above to see if you qualify as a client of Stewart McDannold Stuart. If you do not come within any of our client categories, please contact the Lawyer Referral Service run by the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association by calling (604) 687-3221 or 1-800-663-1919. More information is also available on the BC Branch website at http://www.cba.org/bc/Initiatives/main/lawyer_referral.aspx


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