Terms of Service

Terms of Service
Updated January 3, 2023


These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of Slade Rice Watkins’s (“Our”, “We”, “Us”, “Website”, “Services”) offerings. By using our Website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.


By using this website and agreeing to these Terms, you consent to Our use of cookies, in accordance with the terms of Our Privacy Policy.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Slade Rice Watkins and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights on the Website, as well as the material displayed on the Website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these Terms.

You must not, at any point:

You are free to embed, display, or otherwise utilize the content on this Website for educational or informational purposes, so long as it is non-commercial.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit, or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including, but not limited to: scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Slade Rice Watkins’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Our express written consent.

Restricted access

Slade Rice Watkins reserves the right to restrict access to any areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Our discretion.

If We provide you with a user ID and password (“Account”) to enable you to access restricted areas of this Website, other content, or Services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. Information about your Account and information regarding your specific use of our Website is encrypted by Our servers and your browser. 

We reserve the right to terminate your Account, at Our sole discretion, with or without notice.

You may not share your Account with anyone other than yourself.

Multiple users may not at any time share an Account. Multiple users who wish to sign up for our Services must make their own Account.

User content

In these Terms, your user content means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You hereby grant to Slade Rice Watkins a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, and/or distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Slade Rice Watkins the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Slade Rice Watkins or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). Slade Rice Watkins is not liable for copyright infringement by its users on this Website and will take down any copyrighted content and permanently ban your Account from the Website with or without notice.

You must not submit any user content to the Website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Slade Rice Watkins reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this Website, or stored on Slade Rice Watkins’s servers, or hosted or published upon this Website.

Notwithstanding Slade Rice Watkins’s rights under these Terms in relation to user content, Slade Rice Watkins does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided as is without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Slade Rice Watkins makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website, or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Slade Rice Watkins does not warrant that:

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any [legal, financial or medical] matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

Slade Rice Watkins will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

These limitations of liability apply even if Slade Rice Watkins has been expressly advised of the potential loss.


Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Slade Rice Watkins’s liability in respect of any:


By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Slade Rice Watkins has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Slade Rice Watkins’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Slade Rice Watkins’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Slade Rice Watkins.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


You hereby indemnify Slade Rice Watkins and undertake to keep Slade Rice Watkins indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Slade Rice Watkins to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Slade Rice Watkins’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Slade Rice Watkins arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these Terms, [or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these Terms].

Breaches of these Terms

Without prejudice to Slade Rice Watkins’s other rights under these Terms, if you breach these Terms in any way, Slade Rice Watkins may take such action as Slade Rice Watkins deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


Slade Rice Watkins may revise these Terms from time-to-time with or without notice. Revised Terms will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised Terms on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


Slade Rice Watkins may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Slade Rice Watkins’s rights and/or obligations under these Terms without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.


If a provision of these Terms is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Slade Rice Watkins in relation to your use of this website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with United States law, and any disputes relating to these Terms will be subject to the [non-]exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the United States of America and/or the Courts of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Slade Rice Watkins’s details:


Copyright © 2018-2023, Slade Rice Watkins

The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by Slade Rice Watkins and its licensors.

Slade Rice Watkins grants to you a worldwide non-exclusive, royalty-free, and revocable license to:

Slade Rice Watkins does not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website. In other words, all other rights are reserved.

For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) for commercial purposes without Slade Rice Watkins’s prior written permission.

Data mining

The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited.


You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by writing to info@sladewatkins.com.

Enforcement of copyright

Slade Rice Watkins takes the protection of its copyright very seriously.

If Slade Rice Watkins discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the license above, Slade Rice Watkins may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.

If you become aware of any use of Slade Rice Watkins’s copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the license above, please report this by email to info@sladewatkins.com.

Infringing material

If you become aware of any material on the website that you believe infringes your or any other person’s copyright, please report this by email to info@sladewatkins.com. We will respond within 48 hours.