Use and surfing of Lawyerslb.com implies acceptance and agreement to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If any person or legal entity does not agree to these terms and conditions, that person or entity must either not make use of, or immediately terminate use of, the said website.
1. Purpose of this Website
The Provider of this Website ensures a service available by “OneFineArt.com”. Lawyerslb.com includes profiles with detailed information concerning Lebanese lawyers exclusively, whether working in Lebanon or working abroad. The Website does not claim to give specific legal advice but rather to give an outline of branches of Lebanese Law and International Law falling within the practice of Lebanese lawyers. Law changes constantly and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and what is more is subject to varying interpretations, and therefore the general reader is strongly advised to consult professional legal counsel in his/her particular country regarding the applicability of any points of law covered in this Website dealing with any specific problem. The Website should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed professional attorney.
2. Lawyers Profiles.
As previously explained, the Website contains profiles of Lawyers and a reference directory of Law Firms. Lawyers listed are asked to take note of their profiles and to visit their accounts in order to ensure that the information contained is at every moment updated. This is their entire responsibility and the Provider cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of information contained in the sites which are linked or provided by those listed. Information about a lawyer’s practice does not certify that the person mentioned is a specialist in the field indicated, or mean that he/she is necessarily of greater expertise than anybody else listed. So users of the Website are urged to make their own evaluation of any such person whom they might consider applying to for professional advice.
3. Limited License; Permitted Uses and Intellectual Property Rights.
Users must agree to access and utilize the Website strictly in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Use stated herewith and to do so solely for internal, personal and non-commercial purposes; if they print out discreet information they must respect copyright and all notices included.
With the exception of the limited license indicated, nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Use grants, or should be construed as granting, any licenses or rights by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights. It should be understood and agreed that all right, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents and other intellectual property rights) in this Website and its content belong to the Provider, its licensors, or the persons listed, as applicable.
4. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use.
5. Policy on Unsolicited Commercial Email.
The use of the Website for gathering information or transmitting bulk unsolicited bulk commercial email over the Internet to the owners of profiles is not authorized by LawyersLb.com. It is strictly prohibited to send or to attempt to send counterfeit email to or through LawyersLb.com. The Provider strictly prohibits the sending to or through its site of any email that violates these Terms and Conditions of Use.
6. No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship.
The information made available through the Website does not constitute legal advice, recommendations mediation or counseling and does not intend to do so, nor is any attorney-client relationship formed or intended to be formed. Information submitted to this Website cannot be treated as confidential. The Provider does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy or present currency of information included in or linked to the Website. The Provider is not a Law Firm and the Website is not a Lawyer Referral Service. The Provider does not receive any portion of any Attorney or Law Firm fees and any arrangements subsequently made by the Website user and any lawyer or law firm are strictly a matter between the two and do not involve the Provider in any way.
7. Prohibition of Solicitation.
No content or material containing solicitations or advertising matter of any kind may be distributed on or through the Website without the express written permission of the Provider. It is strictly prohibited for lawyers or law firms to solicit employment from prospective clients through the Website or any of its interactive features. In the interactive sections available in the Website, there may be discussion or recommendation of third-party websites, goods or services, provided that there is no financial interest involved and no direct or indirect benefit received from such websites, products or services or from the recommendation of such. In no case may any person or entity solicit persons listed or create a directory of lawyers or law firms through the present Website of with data retrieved from it.
It is understood that the user agrees not to post, publish, upload or distribute in the interactive areas of this Website any messages, data, information, text, graphics, links or other material that are in any way abusive or unlawful, including but not limited to any postings that are defamatory, pornographic, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, containing hate speech, or liable to constitute or encourage a criminal offense, to violate the rights of any party, to give rise to liability, or to violate any Lebanese or international law. The Provider may delete a posting or terminate an account for any reason without the holder’s permission. Participants shall not misrepresent their identity or their affiliation with any entity or other person.
9. Notice concerning Attorney Ethics
In the case of the user being an attorney participating in any aspect of the Website, including but not limited to discussion of a legal issue, live discussion or placing of an article, it is understood that the rules of professional conduct apply to all aspects of the user’s participation and that the user shall abide by them. The rules include, but are not limited to, those relating to advertising, solicitation of clients, unauthorized practice of law, and misrepresentations of fact. The Provider disclaims all responsibility concerning users’ compliance with these laws. The user further agrees and acknowledges that when participating in any interactive area of the Website, including but not limited to emails, such as by discussion of legal issues, by live discussion or by articles, he/she will not offer legal advice and will not solicit employment from prospective clients.
10. Licensing of User’s Content to Provider.
By uploading content or submitting any material for use on the Website, it is understood that the user grants (or warrants that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) the Provider a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed anywhere in the world.
11. Linking to the Web Site.
Only the homepage of this Website may be provided with links, and this only on condition that (a) advertisements, copyright notices or other notices on the Website are not removed or obscured, by framing or any other means, (b) that the Provider is given notice of any such link by the sending of an email to email@example.com, and (c) that the provision of links to this Website are discontinued immediately on request by the Provider. It if it desired to provide links to a section within the Website, a request for such should be forwarded to the Provider at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is obligatory for all lawyers wishing to create an account and for any persons interested in writing articles to appear in the site. Registration requires presentation of the user’s name and of accurate information.
It is the user’s responsibility to inform the Provider of any changes in information previously given by emailing email@example.com or by accessing his/her account and updating personal information. Each registration is for the user’s personal use only. The Provider does not permit any other person to use the sections under the name of the existing user. If the owner of an account believes that there has been unauthorized use, then he/she must notify the Provider immediately by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. Errors and Corrections.
The Provider does not guarantee or otherwise represent that information available on or through the Website is correct, accurate, up-to-date or otherwise reliable. The Provider may improve and/or modify features, functionality or content of the Website at any time.
This Website may contain advertising and sponsorship. However, advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Website is accurate and in compliance with the applicable laws. The Provider shall not be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in the materials supplied by any advertiser or sponsor. Lawyers listed on the site may not claim any fees for the viewing of such advertisements as may appear in the profiles.
15. Third-Party Content.
Third-party content may appear on this Website or be accessible through links from the Website. However, the Provider shall not be held responsible for, and assumes no liability for, any errors, misstatements of law, defamation, omission, falsehood or profanity in the statements, opinions, representation or other form of content presented by any third-party and appearing on the Website.
It shall be clearly understood that the information and opinions in any third party content represent solely the thoughts of the author; they are not endorsed by the Provider and do not necessarily represent his/her opinion.
16. Unlawful Activity.
The Provider reserves the right to investigate complaints or reports of violations of the Terms and Conditions of Use and to take any measures that it deems appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law-enforcement officials or other parties with disclosure of any information considered necessary by such persons or entities relating to the user’s profiles, email addresses, history of usage, posted materials, IP addresses or traffic information.
The user bears sole responsibility for any content, messages or other information transmitted by him/her, provided or upload on the Website. It is agreed that the user should pay indemnity required and hold the Provider immune from any third-party claim, action, or demand, including for repayment for loss or damages (including attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use, use of the Website or violation of any rights of a third party.
18. Remedies for Violations.
The Provider reserves the right to have recourse to all remedies available at law or in equity in the event of violations of these Terms and Conditions of Use, including but not limited to the right to block access from any particular Internet address to any of the Provider’s websites and their features.
19. Applicable Law, Jurisdiction and Non-Waiver.
These Terms and Conditions of Use are in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Lebanon and any action arising out of or relating to these terms is to be filed only in Lebanon. The user hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such Lebanese Courts for any litigation involving these Terms and Conditions. The failure of either party to obtain enforcement of any rights hereunder shall not constitute a waiver of any terms or conditions included in these Terms and Conditions of Use.
20. Modifications to Terms and Conditions of Use.