Legal Notices and Disclaimer

Ogletree Deakins is an international law firm serving clients through affiliated legal entities regulated under the laws of their respective national jurisdictions.  Information concerning the entities through which we provide service to our clients is provided below.

The information contained in this website is provided solely for the general interest of clients and friends of Ogletree Deakins. This information should not be relied upon or construed as legal advice and is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your jurisdiction. Ogletree Deakins assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this website. The use of our website is not intended to and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send us confidential information via e-mail without first obtaining permission to do so from one of our attorneys.

In some jurisdictions, this website may be considered to be advertising. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements, or upon written information contained on this website.

We use the terms “Shareholder” and “Partner” to refer to individuals who are members, shareholders, or persons of equivalent standing and qualifications in our respective affiliated entities.  Generally, we use the term “Shareholder” to mean a person who is a shareholder in Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. and whose practice is based in the United States (including the U.S. Virgin Islands).  We use the term “Partner” to mean a person who is a member of Ogletree Deakins International LLP and whose practice is based in the European Union.

Legal responsibility for the provision of services to clients is defined in the engagement letter or agreement entered into between the client and the applicable Ogletree Deakins entity.  Unless expressly agreed to the contrary, no Ogletree Deakins entity is responsible for the acts or omissions of another. 

Questions regarding this website may be sent to clientservices@ogletreedeakins.com or Client Services at 404-881-1300.

United States of America

In the United States, Ogletree Deakins operates through Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., which is a South Carolina Professional Corporation.  Its principal office is located at 300 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601.

Unless otherwise specified, attorneys in each of our offices are not certified as specialists by any applicable State Bar or similar agency, including but not limited to the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, or the Missouri Bar.  Listing of practice areas herein does not constitute or imply a representation of certification or specialization. 

The following language is required by the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct: No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

United States Virgin Islands

In the United States Virgin Islands, Ogletree Deakins operates through Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, LLC, a Virgin Islands limited liability company whose address is 1336 Beltjen Road, Suite 201, St. Thomas VI 00802.

Mexico

In Mexico, Ogletree Deakins operates through Ogletree Deakins International, SC, a civil partnersthip (sociedad civil) whose address is Torre del Ángel, Paseo de la Reforma 350, Pisos 10 y 11, Col. Juárez, México, D.F. 06600 México.

United Kingdom and Germany

In the UK and Germany, Ogletree Deakins operates through Ogletree Deakins International LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC378101 and whose registered office is at Fourth Floor, Thavies Inn House, 3-4 Holborn Circus, London EC1N 2HA.  A list of the names of the partners of Ogletree Deakins International LLP is available for inspection at this address.

Ogletree Deakins International LLP is authorized and regulated by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority (“SRA”). The firm’s SRA registration number is 572229. Information on the regulations of the SRA can be found in the SRA Handbook at http://www.sra.org.uk/handbook/ and the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct at www.sra.org.uk/code-of-conduct.page.

The firm has obtained compulsory professional indemnity insurance in England and Wales with the insurer Pembroke Syndicate 4000, 3 Minister Court, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7DD.  The policy number is QB1204604.

Ogletree Deakins International LLP’s complaints procedure is available upon request.  If for any reason we are unable to resolve any problem between us, you may be entitled to ask the Legal Ombudsman to consider the complaint. The Legal Ombudsman’s contact details are available through their website at http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/.   Normally, you will need to bring a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman within six months of receiving a written response from us about your complaint.  If your complaint is in relation to our bill then there may also be a right to object to the bill by applying to the court for an assessment of the bill under Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974.

Ogletree Deakins International LLP’s value added tax identification number is GB144786679.

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