WEBSITE POLICY

  • This policy covers the website at the following URL: https://www.bljlaw.co.uk
  • The website is managed and operated by Bishop Lloyd & Jackson Solicitors Limited.
  • Bishop Lloyd & Jackson Solicitors is a limited company registered in England and Wales (Registration No:10034046), with its registered address at 77 Farringdon Road, London EC1M 3JU. The firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) (Registration No: 629722). For more information about the SRA and their regulatory role in England & Wales, please visit their website at https://www.sra.org.uk.
  • Management of the content of the firm’s website is the responsibility of the Website Manager and includes:
    1. ensuring content is up to date;
    2. ensuring content does not infringe copyright;
    3. specifying conditions for downloading material;
    4. ensuring that any publicity conforms to the SRA’s current Code of Conduct for Solicitors 2019;
    5. ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation; and
    6. ensuring the inclusion of a privacy notice explaining how any data collected from visitors will be managed by the practice.
  • The website’s content is created and managed in-house by the Marketing and Business Development Team. The nature of our service in relation to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry requires that we review our website on a weekly basis to ensure that up-to-date information is available to our clients and visitors. Jhangir Mahmood, the Managing Director, supervises the team.

Procedure for content approval, publishing and removal

  • All content must be expressly approved in writing by the Website Manager and or the Managing Director prior to publication on the website; likewise, no content may be removed from the website without the express written permission of the Website Manager and/or the Managing Director.
  • The only exception to the need for written permission is where:
  • the Website Manager is personally making the changes directly to the website; or
  • the Website Manager is acting on the express verbal instructions of the Managing Director to make changes to the website,
  • after making such changes, the Website Manager must notify the Managing Director as soon as the changes have been made.

The scope of permitted and prohibited content

All content is prohibited and deemed to be out of scope except that which has been expressly approved by the Website Manager and or the Managing Director in writing prior to publication on the website.

Procedures for the management of website security

  • The firm’s website incorporates SSL authentication and the firm’s IT system is also separately password protected and safeguarded by a firewall as well as anti-virus and anti-hacking software. In addition to these measures, the firm’s website is monitored and reviewed by the Website Manager informally every day during the course of his/her routine duties and formally at least once every quarter.
  • Only the Website Manager and the Managing Director have access to the firm’s website’s password. The password is required to be changed periodically. The password is also changed following each formal review of the firm’s website’s security.

The person responsible for the Policy

The Website Manager is responsible for the firm’s website’s management policy, security, and its content.

Annual Review

This policy will be reviewed at least once a year to ensure that it is in effective operation. This review will be initiated by the Website Manager, who will review all aspects of the policy in light of the policy’s effectiveness over the preceding 12 months and then project it forward to the challenges the firm is likely to face over the next 12 months. Following the review by the Website Manager, the Managing Director will carry out a further review as part of a management meeting for the specific purpose of carrying out an annual review of all the firm’s policies and procedures.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

  • The laws of England and Wales will apply in the event of any dispute arising as a result of content posted on the firm’s website.
  • The material contained on the firm’s website is deemed to be for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. Bishop Lloyd & Jackson Solicitors does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or relying on information on the firm’s website.

Linking

  • The decision to link the firm’s website with that of any other organisation will be that of the Chief Operations Officer and the Managing Director. Linking arrangements will be governed by a contract signed on behalf of the practice. Management of any linking arrangements shall be the responsibility of the Website Manager.
  • Any such contract shall:
    1. specify sites to which the firm’s website is linked;
    2. address any legal and/or business implications;
    3. specify the circumstances under which the linked site would be accessed;
    4. include relevant disclaimers; and
    5. address copyright issues.

Accessibility

We are committed to making our website accessible for all our website visitors, including those with disabilities.

The website is accessible via all platforms and browsers and is designed to be user-friendly.