Conditions of Use


Updated: 1 March 2012


Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions

This Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement, along with all other agreements, disclaimers and disclosures displayed on our website (collectively, this “Agreement”) state the terms and conditions under which you may use the website located at and all content available therein (“Site”).

Please read this Agreement carefully.

By accessing, browsing and/or using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Agreement. We reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time and from time to time.

If you use the Site after an amended Agreement has been posted, you will be deemed to have agreed to the amended Agreement. This legal disclaimer is in no way limited or altered by any other terms or conditions on this Site.

Content not legal advice

JV Legal (“JV Legal”, “we”, “us” and/or “our”) provides information on this Site in good faith and we endeavor to provide up-to-date accurate information. The content of this Site and any publications referred to on this Site is general information which is provided as a guide only.

It does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice, and must not be relied upon.

You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in this Site or in relation to any of our publications without seeking the appropriate legal or professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue.

Accuracy of information on this Site

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and currency of information on this Site, that information may contain errors and omissions and is liable to change. JV Legal gives no guarantee as to the accuracy, reliability, quality or currency of the information on this Site.

No solicitor-client relationship

Your use of this Site and the receipt of any information from us does not create nor is it intended to create a solicitor-client relationship.

Any information contained in any unsolicited email or attachment sent by you does not and is not intended to create a solicitor-client relationship and will not preclude any lawyer at JV Legal from representing a party in any matter where that information is relevant, even if you submitted the information in a good faith effort to retain us, or even if that information is highly confidential and could be used against you, unless that lawyer has actual knowledge of the content of the e-mail. We will otherwise maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

Limited liability

JV Legal will not be liable for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence) which may be directly or indirectly suffered in connection with use of this Site or any other externally linked website.

JV Legal is not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of this Site or any of its content including, any loss incurred as a result of damage to your computer systems or the transmission of any computer viruses. Under no circumstances will JV Legal be liable for any incidental, indirect or consequential damages, including damages for loss of opportunity, loss of business or loss of profits arising from the use of this Site. 

JV Legal excludes all implied conditions and warranties relating to the content of this Site to the extent permitted by law. Where liability cannot be excluded, any liability incurred by us in relation to the use of this Site or its content is limited as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, 2010.


You agree to indemnify JV Legal for any and all claims, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including legal costs) arising from your use of this Site or any breach of this Agreement.


Unless otherwise stated, JV Legal owns the intellectual property, including copyright, in all content on this Site (except any intellectual property already owned by other persons). Access to our Site is only for personal and non-commercial use.

If you wish to reproduce any of the content from this Site, you must first obtain our written permission.

External links

This Site contains links to external websites for your convenience only. External websites may be governed by different terms and conditions to this Agreement. Links to external websites should in no way be construed as an endorsement of or an affiliation by us, with services provided by that external website.

JV Legal makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any information contained in any externally linked sites to this Site.

Internet security and cookies

The transmission of data over the internet is not secure. Although we endeavor to protect sensitive information, JV Legal is not liable for any breach of security that may or may not occur as the result of using our Site.

This Site uses “cookies” to enhance your experience with us by recording your previous selections and tracking usage patterns across our Site so we can tailor our services to meet your needs. Cookies are pieces of information that are exchanged between a website and your computer for record keeping purposes. Most web browsers are set to accept these cookies by default.  Whilst cookies do not directly contain any personally identifiable information, they can be used to identify your browser and Internet Service Provider. 

Privacy Policy

This Agreement includes our Privacy Policy.


This Agreement is governed by the laws in force in New South Wales. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect of any proceedings in connection with this Agreement.