1. Scope of Terms
Your access and use of the Services constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access or use our Services. These Terms expressly supersede prior agreements with you.
INOLAWYER may amend the Terms related to the Services from time to time. Amendments will be effective upon INOLAWYER’s posting of such updated Terms at this website. Your continued access or use of the Services after such posting constitutes your consent to be bound by the Terms, as amended.
2. INOLAWYER’s Services
The Services constitute a technology platform that enables persons seeking advice or representation by an attorney or other expert to arrange the contact and schedule meetings with such independent experts.
INOLAWYER AG is the provider of INOLAWYER's Services but does not involve itself in the agreements between attorneys and clients. Any form of use of the Services is not intended to and will not create an attorney-client relationship between you and INOLAWYER. The Services are intended for matchmaking purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Any form of use of the Service or any electronic communication sent via INOLAWYER will not create an attorney-client relationship.
You acknowledge that INOLAWYER is not a law firm and that INOLAWYER does not provide legal advice itself. Legal advice is only provided by independent attorneys who are not employed by INOLAWYER. The independent attorneys are all certified within the displayed jurisdiction.
3. Contacting the independent attorney
You have several ways to contact our independent attorneys.
All direct contact details of the independent attorneys are given on the website. You can reach the attorney of your choice directly in person at the e-mail address or telephone number provided.
You can also use the contact form to send us your first enquiry without obligation or contact us by telephone on +41 44 307 70 00. We will then immediately forward your request to one or more suitable attorneys who will then contact you. Suitable attorneys are proposed exclusively on the basis of professional qualifications. At any time you remain free to choose your attorney. For this type of contact, you agree that INOLAWYER may receive your data transmitted via contact form or orally and forward it to suitable attorneys. There will be no storage or other use of your data.
Further contacts with one of our independent attorneys and especially after the conclusion of a client relationship are made by direct contact and outside our website.
4. Restrictions of use
You may not:
- reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, dispose of, transfer, publicly display, transmit, stream or otherwise exploit the Services except as expressly permitted by INOLAWYER;
- reverse engineer or decompile the Services;
- link to, mirror or frame any portion of the Services;
- launch any programs/scripts for the purpose of indexing, surveying, or otherwise data mining any portion of the Services or unduly burdening or hindering the operation and/or functionality of any aspect of the Services; or
- attempt to gain unauthorized access to or impair any aspect of the Services or its related systems or networks.
INOLAWYER may immediately terminate any Services with respect to you, or cease offering or deny access to the Services or any portion thereof, at any time for any reason.
The Services and all rights therein are and shall remain INOLAWYER's property. Neither these Terms nor your use of the Services convey or grant to you any rights in or related to the Services. You are not allowed, without our prior written consent, to use or reference in any manner to INOLAWYER and other names of INOLAWYER, logos, product and service names, trademarks or services marks.
The materials published on our websites are unless otherwise stated the copyright works of INOLAWYER. You may make copies of materials published which are of interest to you for your own personal use and you may provide occasional copies of individual publications (in paper or electronic form) to third parties for information purposes and free of charge. When you do make copies for yourself or third parties, the content of the published material and the copyright notices must remain intact. You may not republish any content or material available on our websites without our prior written consent. You may not create a link to any part of our website, without our prior written consent.
6. Electronic Messages
If you express interest in our Services, you consent to INOLAWYER sending electronic messages – as part of the normal business operation of your use of the Services (including information about INOLAWYER’s Services) – to the address which you have provided. You may opt-out of receiving messages from INOLAWYER at any time by following the directions found in our e-mails or by sending us an e-mail to [email protected].
Unless otherwise agreed between the parties, INOLAWYER does not charge for the use of its Services. The use of our Services may result in an attorney-client relationship with one of our independent attorneys or a whole team. The independent attorneys might charge you fees and expenses for the advice provided in accordance with your attorney-client agreement or in accordance with official fee ordinances, such as the Ordinance of the Zurich Higher Court of Justice on Attorneys' Fees (“Charges”). Our independent attorneys are free to negotiate the Fees with you and depending on seniority and the difficulties of each case, Fees might differ between different independent attorneys. INOLAWYER is not involved in and does not facilitate your payment of the applicable Fees. You will always directly pay your engaged independent attorney to his own bank account or to an account of his firm.
8. Disclaimer regarding published information
INOLAWYER’s Services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Information provided as part of the Services on our website is for general information purposes only and is not intended to constitute or substitute legal or other professional advice. All articles, briefings, updates or other information available as part of the Services are prepared up-to-date as at the date of publication. You acknowledge that such information can rapidly become out of date. Legal content on our websites relate only to the law or laws it is specified to apply to, and that law may be different from your jurisdiction. You should make your own analysis of the information and rely on it wholly at your own risk. You should not take any actions based on information found on our website without seeking legal advice.
9. Limitation of liability
INOLAWYER assumes no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage incurred by the use of the Services unless the damage has been caused by its gross negligence or intent.
In particular, INOLAWYER shall not be liable for any indirect or consequential damages, including lost profits, or lost data, in connection with or otherwise arising from the use of the services.
You acknowledge that INOLAWYER has no responsibility or liability related to any legal advice given or representation provided to you by our independent attorneys. In this respect, liability is governed by the mandate agreement between the independent attorney and you. Our independent attorneys have the necessary professional liability insurance.
10. Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Severability
These Terms shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with Swiss laws, excluding its rules on conflicts of laws. The Vienna Convention on the International Sale of Goods of 1980 (CISG) shall not apply. The courts of Zurich 1 shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any dispute, conflict, claim or controversy arising out of or in connection with or relating to the Services or these Terms, including those relating to its validity, its construction or its enforceability.
If any provision of these Terms is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect the validity, legality and enforceability of any other provision shall not be affected or impaired in any way thereby.