Brodies LLP is a limited liability partnership (incorporation no: SO300334) incorporated under the Limited Liability Partnership Act 2000 and having its registered office at 58 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8BP, Scotland, UK. When we say ‘Brodies‘, ‘we’ or ‘us” we mean Brodies LLP.

These are the terms and conditions (these “Terms“) which apply to the use of the Site by you.


Part 1 – Copyright, Trademarks and Domain Names

1 Copyright

1.1 The material on the web site (the “Site”) which can be accessed via is protected by copyright and / or database rights throughout the world and is owned by Brodies.
1.2 You may read, print and download it for private use.
1.3 You may not commercialise or otherwise copy it without our permission.

2 Trade Marks

2.1 “Brodies” is a registered trademark of Brodies.

3 Domain Names

3.1 The domain name is the property of Brodies.

4 Further information

4.1 For copyright, trade mark and domain name enquiries please email:


Part 2 – General Terms and Conditions of Use of the Site


These are the Terms which apply to the use of the Site by you.

1 Use of Site on these Terms

1.1 All use of the Site is on these Terms.
1.2 If you do not agree to these Terms, you must cease use of the Site immediately.
1.3 You may print and keep a copy of these Terms. They are a legal agreement between us and you and can only be modified with our written consent. We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time at our discretion, by publishing an amended version of these Terms on the Site.

2 Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

2.1 We do our best to ensure all information on the Site is accurate.
2.2 If you find any inaccurate information on the Site let us know and we will correct it, where we agree that it is inaccurate, as soon as practicable.
2.3 We make no representations that information on the Site is accurate and up to date or complete and accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by the inaccuracy or incompleteness of information on the Site.
2.4 Although we hope the Site will be of interest to users, we accept no liability and offer no warranties in relation to it and its content, to the fullest extent such liability can be excluded by law.
2.5 We reserve the right to modify, restrict access to or close the Site, or any part of it, at any time.

3 Restrictions on Use

3.1 The Site contains copyright material, trade names and other proprietary information, including but not limited to text, software, photos, graphics and may in future include video, music and sound. The entire contents of the Site are protected by copyright law. We, or our licensors, own copyright and/or database right in the selection, co-ordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part, except as provided in these Terms. See the copyright notice on our Site.
3.2 You may download information from the Site for your own personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of the downloaded material will be permitted without our express permission and that of the copyright owner where we don’t own the copyright. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice will be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.
3.3 You will comply in your use of the Site with all laws applicable to you and with all reasonable instructions that we issue to you (in any form and by any means).
3.4 Where appropriate we provide hypertext links on the Site to other sites that are operated by other people. Using such a link (or otherwise navigating to any of those sites) means you are leaving our Site and we take no responsibility for, and give no warranties, guarantees or representations in respect of, any of those other sites.

4 Linking

4.1 Appropriate organisations are welcome to create a link to the Site with the following proviso:
a) the destination of the link must correctly acknowledge Brodies; and
b) the manager of the Site, Kirsty Martin, should be informed by email at
c) If we request at any time that you take down any link to the Site, you agree that you will take it down immediately.

5 Online Payment Terms

5.1 The Site offers an online payment facility to purchase tickets for events. All payments for tickets will be processed and administered by Eventbrite in accordance with the Eventbrite General Terms and Conditions, our Ticket Terms & Conditions, the Eventbrite Privacy Notice and our Privacy Notice.
5.2 The online payment facility on the Site can be used in respect of ticket purchases only.
5.3 For more information on Eventbrite, please visit
5.4 If you choose to make a payment on the Site, your payment will be processed by Eventbrite, and you will be issued with a payment confirmation receipt e-mail. Where you opt to make a payment by debit card or credit card where a surcharge may apply, you will be notified to you prior to purchase. By making a payment using the online payment facility, you agree to be bound by these terms (these “Terms”), and any other terms applicable to the online payment facility. If you do not accept these Terms and other such applicable terms, then you should not use the online payment facility.
5.5 Any personal information which is entered in the online payment will be used in accordance with our Privacy Notice. However, in order for Eventbrite to process your payment, we will need to share with Eventbrite certain information that you provide to us. Your payment card details are handled exclusively by Eventbrite and are not stored within our system. For more information on how Eventbrite will process your card details, please view its privacy policy. For the avoidance of doubt, by agreeing to these Terms, you also agree to be bound by the terms of Eventbrite’s privacy policy.

6 Our liability

6.1 The information on the Site is not intended to address your particular requirements. Such information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making any specific decisions or taking (or refraining from taking) any action. If you wish us to give such advice, please contact the relevant contact partner.
6.2 We provide all information on the Site free of charge and we accept no liability for the information provided.
6.3 We are a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by users of the Site and other third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers or users, are those of the authors or distributors and not of us. We do not necessarily endorse nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement expressed, given or made by any such third party and made available on or through the Site.
6.4 If you choose to make a payment through our payment facility, it is your responsibility to ensure that payments are made by any specified due date for payment and that the correct information is entered by you when using the online payment facility. Accordingly, to the extent permitted by law, we are not liable in any way whatsoever for us not receiving payment (or being unable to allocate your payment) as a result of:
a) your payment being declined or in any way refused by your credit/debit card provider for any reason. You should be aware that we will not be notified of such declined or refused payment. It is your responsibility to check with the credit/debit card provider that payment has been made successfully; or
b) any failure or delay by Eventbrite or any other third party or the unavailability of or interruption to the online payment facility.

7 Legal Jurisdiction and Dispute Resolution

7.1 Scots law will apply to these Terms, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the Scottish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under or in connection with these Terms and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts. The place of performance of the agreement made on these Terms will be Scotland.
7.2 We make no warranty or guarantee that the Site or information available on or through it complies with laws other than Scots law.

8 General

8.1 Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right.
8.2 If any of these Terms are held to be invalid or unenforceable by any court having authority to determine such issues, the remaining terms of this agreement will not be affected.
8.3 You may not assign or otherwise transfer your rights or obligations under this agreement, nor sub-license your rights, nor sub-contract your obligations under this agreement.

9 Contact

9.1 For further information from us on these Terms, or any queries regarding our online payment facilities, please contact
9.2 You may inspect a list of all members of Brodies LLP at 58 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8BP, Scotland, UK. We are regulated by the Law Society of Scotland (


Part 3 – Privacy Notice


This Privacy Notice describes how we will retain and use that information (your “personal information”). When we say ‘Brodies‘, ‘we‘ or ‘us” in this notice, it means Brodies LLP which is the “controller” of your personal information. This privacy notice explains how we collect and use personal information about you.

1 Online privacy practices

1.1 Your right to privacy is important to us. We are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from the internet and other products and services we may be able to offer to you.

2 Type of personal information

2.1 We collect use and store different types of personal information about you, which we have grouped together as follows:

Types of personal information Description
Identity Data ID information including your name, marital status, title, date of birth, gender
Contact Data Where you live and how to contact you
Transactional Data The amount your are paying and the reference number
Communications Data What we learn about you from letters, emails, call recordings and conversations between us
Publicly Available Data Details about you that are publicly available, such as on Companies House or elsewhere on the internet
Marketing Data Details about your preferences in receiving marketing communications from us and our third parties
Consents Data Any permissions, consents or preferences that you give us
Usage Data Information about how you use our website, products and services


We do not collect or store your financial data (i.e. details of the payment card that you use to make the payment).

3 How we use your information

3.1 Download this table which outlines how we use your personal information and our reasons. Where these reasons include legitimate interests, we explain what these legitimate interests are.

4 Where we will collect your personal information from

4.1 We may collect personal information about you from the following sources:
a) Directly from you;
b) Cookies – see our Cookies Statement which can be accessed here;
c) Analytics providers, such as Google Analytics – see our Cookies Statement which can be accessed here; or
d) Weblogs, which consist of information about Site traffic and usage.

5 Who we will share your information with

5.1 We may share your personal information with the following third parties:
a) Our agents and services providers who we use to help us with marketing and providing legal services, such as Thomson Reuters, Microsoft, Aderant and Google Analytics;
b) Event organisers (such as the owner of the venue that you are attending, or contractors engaged to support the operation of the event, to the extent that they need to have access to your personal information to allow the event to run);
c) Relevant regulators, including the Information Commissioner’s Office in the event of a personal data breach;
d) Subsidiaries or affiliates of Brodies LLP, (b) Brodies Middle East LLP (ADGM Branch), or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, and (c) Brodies & Co (Trustees) Limited and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates; or
e) Potential or actual purchasers of any part of our business or assets, or other third parties in the context of a possible transfer or restructuring of our business.
5.2 If you make a payment through our Site, we will share your personal information with Eventbrite who will process the payment. We and Eventbrite act as independent controllers of your personal data. Eventbrite is the controller in relation to the payment card details that you provide and processing the payment. Eventbrite’s privacy statement can be found by clicking here.

6 If you choose not to give your personal information

If you choose not to give us your personal information, it may delay or prevent us from being able to comply with our own legal obligations. It may also delay or prevent us from being able to perform the contract we have entered into with you, for example being unable to process your payment.

7 How long we keep your personal information

7.1 Where we use your personal information for marketing purposes we will retain your personal information for so long as we have your consent to do so (where we use your personal information with your consent in order to send you marketing messages) or, in other cases, for so long as we have a legitimate business or commercial reason to do so (unless you ask us to stop).
7.2 Where you withdraw your consent to receiving marketing materials or otherwise ask us to stop marketing we will add your details to a suppression list which ensures that we remember not to contact you again.
7.3 For further information as to how to withdraw your consent or to ask us to stop other marketing activities see Withdrawing consent using your information and Objecting to how we may use your information.
7.4 If you withdraw your consent to receiving marketing materials or ask us to stop our marketing activities, we will still communicate with you for other purposes in the normal course of any other relationship we may have with you.

8 International transfers

8.1 We also use ancillary IT systems hosted outside the United Kingdom or where data is backed up in a data centre outside the United Kingdom.
8.2 If your information is to be processed outside the United Kingdom, then we will ensure that it is protected to the same standards as if it were being processed within the United Kingdom by using appropriate safeguards, which may include:
a) ensuring that your information is only transferred to countries that have been recognised under data protection law as adequately protecting personal information to the same standards as the United Kingdom (for example, the European Union or European Economic Area).
b) putting in place a contract with the recipient of your information which requires them to protect that information to the same standards as if the information were being processed within the United Kingdom.
8.3 The safeguards we use will depend on the location of the recipient, the function they are performing, and the personal information being transferred.

9 Your rights

9.1 Under data protection law you have the following rights in respect of the personal data about you that we process.
a) Access to your information – You have the right to request a copy of the personal information about you that we hold.
b) Correcting your information – We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up to date, and you may ask us to correct any personal information about you that you believe does not meet these standards.
c) Deletion of your information – You have the right to ask us to delete personal information about you where:
You consider that we no longer require the information for the purposes for which it was obtained;

– We are using that information with your consent, and you have withdrawn your consent – see Withdrawing consent to using your information below;

– You have validly objected to our use of your personal information – see Objecting to how we may use your information below; and

– Our use of your personal information is contrary to law or our other legal obligations.

d) Objecting to how we use your information – You have the right at any time to require us to stop using your personal information for direct marketing purposes. In addition, where we use your personal information to perform tasks carried out in the public interest or for our legitimate interests or those of a third party then, if you ask us to, we will stop using that personal information unless there are overriding legitimate grounds to continue.
e) Restricting how we use your information – in some cases, you may ask us to restrict how we use your personal information. This right might apply, for example, where we are checking the accuracy of personal information about you that we hold or assessing the validity of any objection you have made to our use of your information. The right might also apply where this is no longer a basis for using your personal information but you don’t want us to delete the data. Where this right to validly exercised, we may only use the relevant personal information with your consent, for legal claims or where there are other public interest grounds to do so.
f) Transfer – if we process personal information that you provide to us on the basis of consent or because it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party, and in either case that processing is carried out by automated means, then you have the right to have that personal information transmitted to you in a machine readable format. Where technically feasible, you also have the right to have that personal information transmitted directly to another controller.
g) Withdrawing consent using your information – Where we use your personal information with your consent you may withdraw that consent at any time, and we will stop using your personal information for the purpose(s) for which consent was given.

Please contact us in any of the ways set out in the Contact information and further advice section if you wish to exercise any of these rights.

10 Changes to our privacy statement

10.1 We keep this privacy statement under regular review and will place any updates on this website. Paper copies of the privacy statement can be obtained by using the printer icon or by emailing us at with your address.
10.2 This privacy statement was last updated on 13 June 2023.

11 Contact information and further advice

Brodies has appointed a data protection officer. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or how we handle your personal information please contact the data protection officer by emailing

12 Complaint

We seek to resolve directly all complaints about how we handle personal information, but you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office:

a) Online:
b) By phone: 0303 123 1113
c) By post: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.

13 Cookies

13.1 We use cookies and similar technologies on the Site. Cookies are small text files stored on your device and used by website operators in order to make websites work, or to improve your user experience, as well as to provide information to the operators of the website or certain third parties.
13.2 Our cookies policy explains how we use cookies and other similar technologies on the Site. We recommend that you read our cookies policy so that you are aware of how we use them and can take steps to reject or delete the cookies if you do not agree to them being used.
13.3 Please note that certain sections of the Site may not work if you reject our cookies. You can find out more in our cookies policy.

14 Security

We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information in order to ensure compliance with all applicable legal requirements, including by taking all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information. Please be aware though that communications over the internet are not secure unless they are encrypted, and we do not accept responsibility for any unauthorised access to or loss of personal information due to circumstances beyond our control.

15 Other sites

This Privacy Notice only covers the Site. Other web sites mentioned on the Site, whether by way of hypertext link or otherwise, are not covered by this Privacy Notice.