Terms and Conditions

1. Our Agreement

1.1 These terms and conditions (Terms) are the terms and conditions on which myLawFirm provide the myLawFirm service (Service) to you . These Terms should be read with, and are in addition to, our privacy policy. Please read these Terms carefully before subscribing to the Service. These Terms are only available in the English language.

1.2 An agreement between myLawFirm and you for your subscription to the Service is formed when you have registered and, with respect to the Cloud, Business or Premium Service, paid your subscription fee.

1.3 We will amend or modify these Terms from time to time to reflect changes to the Service or for legal, regulatory or security reasons. We will give you reasonable notice by email of any changes to these Terms.

 

2. About us

2.1 We are myLawyer Pte. Ltd, a company registered in Singapore (registration number 201631238K) and with registered address of 8 Robinson Road #03-00 ASO Building Singapore 048544 (myLawyer, we, us, our).

2.2 If you have any questions, comments or complaints about the Service or these Terms please contact us at contact@myLawyer.com.sg

2.3 See menu tab above to read our Privacy Policy.

 

3. The Service

3.1 The Service for the Free app is designed to create a global network of lawyers and to enable you to better organise your practice. The Service for the Cloud app includes the foregoing features and adds cloud storage to enable you to have access to your files without the burden of carrying them with you at all times. The Service for the Business app includes the foregoing features and will introduce potential clients to you. The Service for the Premium app includes the foregoing features, cloud storage and potential clients. We accept no responsibility or liability for, and shall have no involvement with, any contact, relationship or dealings you have with any clients introduced to you via the Service.

3.2 You shall defend, hold harmless, and indemnify myLawFirm (and myLawFirm employees, shareholders, and directors) from any claim or action brought by a third party, including all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, as well as reasonable lawyers’ fees, to the extent resulting from, alleged to have resulted from, or in connection with these Terms or any agreement or contract arising hereunder. You agree that you will not involve us in any dispute between you and any third party.

3.3 We do not offer legal advice or legal service. We do not make any statement (express or implied) that your use of the Service will produce any particular outcome (whether in relation to volumes or quality of clients or otherwise). No lawyer-client relationship will arise between the client and us.

3.4 We are constantly looking for ways to improve and expand the Service. You agree that we may do so.

 

4. Your obligations

4.1 You must at all times act in accordance with the standards of conduct established or enforced by all relevant regulatory bodies and law, and all applicable legal, professional and ethical regulations and guidelines in connection with your practice as a lawyer, and be qualified to practice law and are not under investigation by or in litigation with any relevant regulator of lawyers.

4.2 You agree:

(a) to use best endeavours to respond to client enquiries directed to you via the Service on the day you receive them, and in any event within 24 hours. You may accept or decline any enquiry;

(b) we will have no part in any advice, relationship, contract or transaction that you may have, or enter into, with a client following an enquiry you receive via the Service, and we shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage which you suffer in respect of the same.

4.3 You agree that, in relation to all Personal Data (as defined in the Privacy Policy) of the clients, your collection, use and disclosure thereof will be in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (No. 26 of 2012) of Singapore and all other applicable privacy and confidentiality laws. You will further ensure that such Personal Data is kept confidential in accordance with applicable laws as well as applicable professional and ethics regulations, rules and guidelines to which you are subject.

 

5. Your use of the Service

5.1 Registration, Passwords and Security

As part of the Service you will be asked to set-up a password and username. This will not apply if you login via Gmail or Facebook. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and username and are responsible for all activities that are carried out under them. We will not be responsible for losses suffered by you where your password or user name is used by someone else. You agree to notify us immediately by email to contact@myLawyer.com.sg if you become aware of or suspect any unauthorised use of your password or username.

 

5.2 Your promises to us

You confirm that:

(a) all information and details provided by you to us (including on registration and as displayed on any profile) are true, accurate and up to date in all respects and at all times; and

(b) you will at all times comply with the restrictions on your use of the Service as set out in these Terms.

(c) If you purchase the Cloud app, the Business app or the Premium app you will pay us the applicable fees and taxes. Failure to pay these fees and taxes will result in the termination of your registration.

 

5.3 Your conduct

You agree that in using the Service you will not:

(a) act in an unlawful or unprofessional manner in connection with the Service, including being dishonest, abusive or discriminatory;

(b) use the Service for any unlawful purpose;

(c) use the Service in any way that interrupts, damages, impairs or renders the Service less efficient;

(d) impersonate any other person (living or dead), misrepresent your connection with a person or entity, or provide false or otherwise misleading information;

(e) transfer files that contain viruses, trojans or other harmful programs;

(f) authorise, encourage or assist any other person to, copy, modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, alter or otherwise tamper with any software (including source code), databases and other technology that form part of the Service;

(g) access or attempt to access the accounts of other users or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Service security measures;

(h) email, publish or otherwise disseminate any content which is defamatory, obscene, or may have the effect of being harassing, threatening or abusive to an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability or that is otherwise inappropriate; or

  1. advertise or promote third party or your own products or services by way of the distribution of 'spam' email.

(j) use the Cloud storage for any purpose other than the practice of law

 

5.4 Other Content

By using the Service, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. myLawFirm is not able to review content provided by you or others. You agree that we are not responsible for others’ content or information. We cannot prevent this misuse of our services, and you agree that we are not responsible for any such misuse.

 

6. Rights Granted and Reserved

6.1 Your use of the Service and its contents grants no rights to you in relation to our intellectual property rights (IPR) or the IPR of third parties.

6.2 You agree that we can edit or take down from the Service any content you submit to us without notice if we believe it is in breach of these Terms (and will use reasonable efforts to promptly inform you of this). You are responsible for keeping a copy of your content. We will not make any back-up copies or return any content to you.

6.3 You promise us that any content you submit to us via the Service will not infringe the intellectual property or any rights of any third parties. In relation to any content you submit which includes any personal information relating to other people, you promise us that you have the right to do so and have obtained all necessary consents.

6.4 You acknowledge and agree that we have no liability to you if your content is misused by third parties.

6.5 myLawFirm is a trade mark and may not be used without the express written authorisation of myLawyer Pte. Ltd, other than to refer to myLawyer Pte. Ltd, or the business, services, products or website of myLawyer Pte. Ltd.

 

7. Fees, Term and Cancellation

7.1 The Fees

(a) There is no fee to register for the Free app. There is a fee for the Cloud app, the Business app and the Premium app. Please see the website for details.

(b) You confirm that any credit or debit card that is being used is yours. All credit and debit card holders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. If the issuer of your card refuses to authorise payment we will not accept your request to subscribe and we will not be responsible for any non-provision of the Service and we will not provide the Service to you. We are not responsible for your card issuer or bank charging you as a result of our processing of your credit or debit card payment.

 

7.2 Term and cancellation

(a) This agreement between us will begin, with respect of the free app upon registration and with respect to the Cloud app, the Business app and Premium app upon registration and payment of the requisite fees and taxes and will continue until we or you terminate under these Terms.

(b) We may terminate this Agreement for convenience at any time by giving you 10 days' notice in writing by email to your registered email address. We will refund the fees that you have paid in advance for the Service for the period after the Agreement has been terminated.

(c) We may also immediately suspend your access to the Service and terminate this Agreement without notice and without refunding any fees if:

· you breach any of your representations, obligations or restrictions under this Agreement; or

· bankruptcy proceedings are brought against you, or you do not pay a court judgment on time, or you make an arrangement with your creditors or your assets are the subject of any form of seizure.

 

8. Links

The Service may provide links to websites and other apps. You acknowledge that:

(a) we do not control such third party websites and third part apps and are not responsible for their contents;

(b) we are not be party to any transaction or contract with a third party that you may enter into via such websites or apps;

(c) we are not be liable to you in respect of any loss or damage which you may suffer by using such websites or apps; and

(d) you agree that you will not involve us in any dispute between you and the third party.

 

9. Limits on our liability

9.1 We are not liable to you for:

(a) any losses not caused by our breach;

(b) any loss of profits, loss of revenues, loss of opportunity, loss of goodwill or damage to reputation;

(c) any indirect or consequential losses; or

(d) any failure to provide the Service or to meet any of our obligations under these Terms where such failure is due to your breach or events beyond our reasonable control,

in each case arising out of any reason whatsoever including but not limited to:

(i) your access to, use of or reliance on the Service;

(ii) your uploading of any Personal Data (as defined in the Privacy Policy) and all other information on the app;

(iii) Your inability to access or use the app; and

(iv) Errors, defects, malware and viruses which may be accessible on the app.

 

9.2 Without prejudice to Clause 9.1, our total liability to you for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with this Service including without limitation these Terms, shall be limited to the fees you have paid us in respect of the Service.

9.3 We provide the Service on an 'as-is' basis and do not guarantee that the Service will be available or fault free and do not accept any liability for any errors or omissions. We may suspend or terminate the Service without notice at any time if we feel this is necessary (for example for maintenance or upgrades), but will use commercially reasonable endeavours to notify you of the same in advance. Save as set out in these Terms, we specifically disclaim all representations, warranties and/or conditions, express or implied, in relation to the Service including, but not limited to, any implied term, condition, representation or warranty of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

9.4 While we take reasonable precautions to prevent the existence of computer viruses and/or other malicious programs in the Service, we accept no liability for them.

 

10. General

10.1 We shall have the right to transfer our rights or obligations or delegate or sub-contract our obligations under these Terms to another other legal entity or person.

10.2 These Terms are personal to you. You may not transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else.

10.3 These Terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding of you and us with respect the Service and supersede any previous agreement or understanding between you and us. Neither you nor we have relied on any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, undertaking, promise or assurance (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person that is not set out in these Terms.

10.4 If we delay exercising or fail to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these Terms, this does not constitute a waiver of that right or any other rights under these Terms. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by us shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver, is in writing, and is communicated to you.

10.5 If any of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, under the applicable Law, the same shall to that extent be deemed not be part of these Terms. This will not affect the legality, validity and enforceability of the other Terms.

10.6 No provision of these Terms shall be modified or varied without the written consent of you and us.

10.7 These Terms are not intended to give rights to anyone except you and us.

10.8 A person who is a third party with respect to these Terms has no rights under these Terms or and any contract arising under these Terms (Rights of Third Parties Act, Chapter 53B of Singapore) to enforce or enjoy the benefit of these Terms or any any contract arising thereunder.

10.9 Before resorting to arbitration, we shall attempt to settle in good faith any dispute which arises out of or in connection with the Service including without limitation these Terms, by negotiations in good faith.

10.10 Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Service, these Terms or any contract arising hereunder, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre then in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The Tribunal shall consist of one arbitrator. The language of the arbitration shall be English.

10.11 The Service, including without limitation these Terms, or any contract arising hereunder is governed by the laws of Singapore.

Terms and Conditions for Clients

1. Our Agreement

1.1 These service terms and conditions (Terms) are the terms and conditions on which we provide the myLawFirm service (Service) to you . These Terms should be read with, and are in addition to, our privacy policy. Please read these Terms carefully before subscribing to the Service. These Terms are only available in the English language.

1.2 Please read these Terms carefully. By using the Service you agree to these Terms. A contract between us and you for your subscription to the Service is formed when you have registered.

1.3 We will amend or modify these Terms from time to time to reflect changes to the Service or for legal, regulatory or security reasons. We will give you reasonable notice by email of any changes to these Terms.

 

2. About Us

2.1 We are myLawyer PTE Ltd, a company registered in Singapore (registration number 201631238K ) and with registered address of 8 Robinson Road #03-00 ASO Building Singapore 048544 (myLawyer, we, us, our).

2.2 If you have any questions, complaints or comments about the Service or these Terms then please email us on contact@myLawyer.com.sg.

2.3 See menu tab above to read our Privacy Policy.

 

3. The Service

3.1 Any agreement or contract that you have with (including any advice you receive from) any lawyer is between you and the lawyer. We accept no responsibility or liability for any such agreement, contract or advice.

3.2 We do not offer any legal advice or any legal service. We do not make any statement (express or implied) that your use of the Service will produce any particular outcome. No lawyer-client relationship will arise between you and us.

3.3 We are constantly looking for ways to improve and expand the Service. You agree that we may do so.

 

4. Your Use of the Service

4.1 Registrations, Passwords and Security

As part of the Service you will be asked to set-up a password and username. This does not apply of you login via Gmail or Facebook. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and username and are responsible for all activities that are carried out under them. We will not be responsible for losses suffered by you where your password or user name is used by someone else. You agree to notify us immediately by email to contact@myLawyer.com.sg if you become aware of or suspect any unauthorised use of your password or username.

 

4.2 Your promises to us

You confirm that:

(a) all information and details provided by you to us (including on registration and as displayed on any profile) are true, accurate and up to date in all respects and at all times; and

(b) you will at all times comply with the restrictions on your use of the Service as set out in these Terms.

 

4.3 Your conduct

You agree that in using the Service you will not:

(a) act in an unlawful or unprofessional manner in connection with the Service, including being dishonest, abusive or discriminatory;

(b) use the Service for any unlawful purpose;

(c) use the Service in any way that interrupts, damages, impairs or renders the Service less efficient;

(d) impersonate any other person (living or dead), misrepresent your connection with a person or entity, or provide false or otherwise misleading information;

(e) transfer files that contain viruses, trojans or other harmful programs;

(f) authorise, encourage or assist any other person to, copy, modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, alter or otherwise tamper with any software (including source code), databases and other technology that forms part of the Service;

(g) access or attempt to access the accounts of other users or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Service security measures;

(h) email, publish or otherwise disseminate any content which is defamatory, obscene, or may have the effect of being harassing, threatening or abusive to an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability or that is otherwise inappropriate; or

(i) advertise or promote third party or your own products or services by way of the distribution of 'spam' email.

 

4.4 Other Content

By using the Service, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. myLawFirm is not able to review content provided by you or others. You agree that we are not responsible for others’ content or information. We cannot prevent this misuse of our services, and you agree that we are not responsible for any such misuse.

 

5. Rights Granted and Reserved

5.1 Your use of the Service and its contents grants no rights to you in relation to our intellectual property rights (IPR) or the IPR of third parties.

5.2 You agree that we can edit or take down from the Service any content you submit to us without notice if we believe it is in breach of these Terms (and will use reasonable efforts to promptly inform you of this). You are responsible for keeping a copy of your content. We will not make any back-up copies or return any content to you.

5.3 You promise us that any content you submit to us via the Service will not infringe the intellectual property or any rights of any third parties. In relation to any content you submit which includes any personal information relating to other people, you promise us that you have the right to do so and have obtained all necessary consents.

5.4 You acknowledge and agree that we have no liability to you if your content is misused by third parties.

5.5 myLawFirm is a trade mark and may not be used without the express written authorisation of myLawyer Pte. Ltd, other than to refer to myLawyer Pte. Ltd, or the business, services, products or website of myLawyer Pte. Ltd.

 

6. Fees, Term and Cancellation

6.1 The Fees

(a) There is no fee to register for the Free app. The other versions of the app are only available to lawyers.

 

6.2 Term and cancellation

(a) This agreement between us will begin upon registration and will continue until we or you terminate under these Terms.

(b) We may terminate this Agreement for convenience at any time by giving you 10 days' notice in writing by email to your registered email address. We will refund the fees that you have paid in advance for the Service for the period after the Agreement has been terminated.

(c) We may also immediately suspend your access to the Service and terminate this Agreement without notice and without refunding any fees if:

· you breach any of your obligations or restrictions under this Agreement; or

· bankruptcy proceedings are brought against you, or you do not pay a court judgment on time, or you make an arrangement with your creditors or your assets are the subject of any form of seizure.

 

7. Links

The Service may provide links to websites and other apps. You acknowledge that:

(a) we do not control such third party websites and third part apps and are not responsible for their contents;

(b) we are not party to any transaction or contract with a third party that you may enter into via such websites or apps;

(c) we are not be liable to you in respect of any loss or damage which you may suffer by using such websites or apps; and

(d) you agree that you will not involve us in any dispute between you and the third party.

 

8. Limits on our liability

8.1 We are not liable to you for:

(a) any losses not caused by our breach;

(b) any loss of profits, loss of revenues, loss of opportunity, loss of goodwill or damage to reputation;

(c) any indirect or consequential losses; or

(d) any failure to provide the Service or to meet any of our obligations under these Terms where such failure is due to your breach or events beyond our reasonable control,

in each case arising out of any reason whatsoever including but not limited to:

(i) your access to, use of or reliance on the Service;

(ii) your uploading of any Personal Data (as defined in the Privacy Policy) and all other information on the app;

(iii) Your inability to access or use the app; and

(iv) Errors, defects, malware and viruses which may be accessible on the app.

 

8.2 We provide the Service on an 'as-is' basis and do not guarantee that the Service will be available or fault free and do not accept any liability for any errors or omissions. We may suspend or terminate the Service without notice at any time if we feel this is necessary (for example for maintenance or upgrades), but will use commercially reasonable endeavours to notify you of the same in advance. Save as set out in these Terms, we specifically disclaim all representations, warranties and/or conditions, express or implied, in relation to the Service including, but not limited to, any implied term, condition, representation or warranty of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

8.3 While we take reasonable precautions to prevent the existence of computer viruses and/or other malicious programs in the Service, we accept no liability for them.

 

9. General

9.1 We shall have the right to transfer our rights or obligations or delegate or sub-contract our obligations under these Terms to another other legal entity or person.

9.2 These Terms are personal to you. You may not transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else.

9.3 These Terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding of you and us with respect the Service and supersede any previous agreement or understanding between you and us. Neither you nor we have relied on any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, undertaking, promise or assurance (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person that is not set out in these Terms.

9.4 If we delay exercising or fail to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these Terms, this does not constitute a waiver of that right or any other rights under these Terms. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by us shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver, is in writing, and is communicated to you.

9.5 If any of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, under the applicable Law, the same shall to that extent be deemed not be part of these Terms. This will not affect the legality, validity and enforceability of the other Terms.

9.6 No provision of these Terms shall be modified or varied without the written consent of you and us.

9.7 These Terms are not intended to give rights to anyone except you and us.

9.8 A person who is a third party with respect to these Terms has no rights under these Terms or and any contract arising under these Terms (Rights of Third Parties Act, Chapter 53B of Singapore) to enforce or enjoy the benefit of these Terms or any any contract arising thereunder.

9.9 Before resorting to arbitration, we shall attempt to settle in good faith any dispute which arises out of or in connection with the Service including without limitation these Terms, by negotiations in good faith.

9.10 Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Service, these Terms or any agreement or contract arising hereunder, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre then in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The Tribunal shall consist of one arbitrator. The language of the arbitration shall be English.

9.11 The Service, including without limitation these Terms, or any agreement or contract arising hereunder is governed by the laws of Singapore.