Terms of Use

1. About this Website

This is a website operated by Avant Law Pty Limited ACN 136 429 153 (Avant Law, we, us, our) under the domain name www.avantlaw.com.au (Site).

By using this Site, and in consideration of us providing you with access to the Site, you accept the following Terms of Use, which govern your access to and use of the Site, and agree to comply with them.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you must not use or access this Site.

We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time

2. Eligibility to use our Site

This Site is directed to users who are at least 18 years old and are residing in and using this Site within Australia. We do not represent that Content available on or through this Site is appropriate for use or available in other locations. If you access this Site from outside Australia, you do at your risk and you are responsible for compliance with laws applicable to your accessing this Site from your location.

3. Website

This Site allows you to learn more about our products and servicesWe or one of our third party service providers may keep logs of your visit to this Site, which may include information about your server's address, domain name, the date and time of your visit, the pages accessed, any documents downloaded, previous site visited and the type of browser used.

We won’t identify or disclose users of this Site or their browsing pattern, unless required by law.

We may update and change this Site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs, changes in law and our business priorities.

This Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and we make no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the operation or availability of this Site.

4. No Legal Advice

The content on this Site is intended only to provide a summary and general overview on matters of interest. It's not intended to be comprehensive, nor to constitute legal advice. You should always obtain legal or other professional advice, appropriate to your own circumstances, before acting or relying on any of that content.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this Site, there may be delays, errors or omissions that could affect its currency or accuracy. There may also be historical articles and other content on the Site which, though current at the time of writing, no longer reflect the present state of the law or industry practice.

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

Information about the law relates only to the laws of Australia, unless specifically stated otherwise.

5. Avant Law may suspend or withdraw the website

We do not guarantee that this Site, or any Content on it, will always be available, uninterrupted or be error-free. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of this Site for business and operational reasons, including for upgrades and maintenance of the Site. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

6. Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. The way in which we collect, use and disclose personal information is set out in the Privacy Policy which is available on this Site and incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. By using this Site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

7. Your use of the website

You must:

  1. not use this Site in breach of any applicable laws or regulations;
  2. not infringe any third party intellectual property, publicity, privacy, or other rights;
  3. not use this Site to harm, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others;
  4. not frame or mirror any part of the Site without our written authorisation; and
  5. not interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on this Site.

Without limiting the above, you must not and must not permit a third party to:

You agree to indemnify us and each of the officers, employees, agents, contractors, suppliers and licensors (collectively Affiliates) of Avant Law against any claims arising out of your or your Affiliates’ breach of these Terms of Use (and any other terms and conditions which incorporate these Terms of Use).

8. You must keep your account details safe

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us by emailing us.

9. Linking and Third-Party Content

This Site may contain links to or display the content of third parties (Third Party Content), including links to websites operated by other organisations and individuals (Third Party Websites).

Third Party Content and Third Party Websites are not under our control. We do not endorse, approve or make any warranty or claim regarding Third Party Content, Third Party Websites or the products, services or information available on any Third Party Website, or in respect of the owner or operator of a Third Party Website or their conduct.

If you use or rely upon Third Party Content or Third Party Websites, you do so solely at your own risk.

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

This Site must not be framed or mirrored on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of this Site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to link to or make any use of Content on this Site other than that set out above, please contact us in accordance with clause 16 below.

10. Cookies

This Site may use ‘cookies’ as part of its interaction with your internet browser. Cookies enable us to provide you with a superior, customer-oriented service. A ‘cookie’ is a small text file placed on your computer by our web server. A cookie can later be retrieved by our website servers. Cookies are frequently used on websites and you can choose if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring your preferences and options in your browser. Cookies do not alter the operation of your computer or mobile device in any way.

It is recommended that you accept cookies to make full use of this Site. Cookies may also be used to record non-personalised information such as the date or the pages accessed, for the Site’s administration, statistical and maintenance purposes. Any such information will be aggregated and not attributed to individual users.

Most web browsers allow you to disable cookies on your computer. If you disable cookies, you may be unable to use this website to the fullest and optimum extent.

11. Intellectual Property

Avant Law and the Avant Law logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are our trade marks (Trade Marks). Trade marks used on this Site to describe third parties and their products are trade marks of those third parties.

All material on this Site, including the text, information, graphics, logos, design, layout, downloads and services (Content) is owned by or licensed to us.

You must not reproduce, transmit, adapt, distribute, sell, modify, publish or store Content or Trade Marks for any purpose, other than with our prior written consent, or as permitted by law. All rights of our rights and those of our licensors are reserved.

By uploading, transmitting, posting or otherwise making available any material via this Site, you irrevocably license us to use, reproduce, edit, exploit and sub-license the material in any form and for any purpose, and to publish and communicate the material on the website, and you unconditionally waive all moral rights as defined by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

12. Limitation of Liability

In no event will we, our affiliates or their licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers or directors be liable for damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, this Site, any websites linked to it, any Content on the Site or such other websites or any services or items obtained through the Site or such other websites, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, including but not limited to, personal injury, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of goodwill, loss of data, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

Nothing in this clause affects any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. Where our liability cannot be excluded, we limit our liability to the fullest extent permitted by the Australian Consumer Law.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us, our affiliates, licensors and service providers, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of this Site, including, but not limited to, your use of any information obtained from the Site and any use of the Site’s Content, services and products other than as expressly authorised in these Terms of Use.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products or services to you, which will be set out in our terms of that product or service.

We do not guarantee that this Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses or any other type of malicious code or software.

You are responsible for configuring your technology to access this Site. You should use your own antivirus software.

13. Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that state.

14. Online Purchases

All purchases through our Site or other transactions for the sale of goods or services formed through the Site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by the terms of the product or service (as applicable), which are incorporated into these Terms of Use.

15. Other Terms and Conditions

Additional terms and conditions may also apply to specific portions, services or features of this Site. All such additional terms and conditions are incorporated by this reference into these Terms of Use.

16. Contacting Avant Law

To speak to one of our representatives, call 1800 867 113, email us at info@avantlaw.com.au. or submit an online enquiry through our contact form.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. Legal practitioners employed by Avant Law Pty Limited are members of the scheme.