Terms and Conditions

BGLU is a site operated by British-Ghanaian Lawyers Union Limited. We are registered in England and Wales under company number and have our registered office at 5-7 Buck Street, London, England, NW1 8NJ. Our main trading address is 5-7 Buck Street, London, England, NW1 8NJX. If you would like to contact us please email us at [email protected]. These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) sets out the terms on which you may use our website (“our site”) and as a guest or a registered or subscribed user (“services”). Use of and reference to the use of our site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our site and use of and registration to the services it provides. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site.

Applicable terms

By using our site or subscribing for or using the services, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them, and the privacy policy which can be found on the website.  

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes.

Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and, although we may update it from time to time, we are under no obligation to do so.

Changes to our services

We may change the services to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements, requests from our users, new and updated features and to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements.

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice and at any time. You are responsible for making any arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. We reserve the right to discontinue or alter our site or the services or any information provided at any time at our sole discretion without notice or explanation and, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of our site or any services or information.

Please note that we only provide our site and the services for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site and services for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We will determine in our discretion whether there has been a breach of these terms of use or any other agreement between us and may take such actions as we deem appropriate, including:

  • immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site or deletion of your account.
  • immediate, temporary or permanent removal or edit of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.
  • issue of a warning to you.
  • legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • further legal action against you.
  • disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, the services, and in the material published on them. Those works are protected by copyright law, trademarks, other intellectual property rights of ours or our licensors and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You must not modify, copy, replicate, disclose, create derivative works, distribute or make commercial use of the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way from the site or the services. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors or licensees or licensors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site, for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of our site breach of these terms, your right to use our site, the services will cease immediately and you must return or destroy any copies of the materials you have or have made.

No reliance

The content on our site, available through the services is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site, the services. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information and content on our site, our services, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the information and content is accurate, complete or up-to- date.

We do not warrant that the site, the services will be available at all times and uninterrupted, error free or will be secure.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. We do not warrant or represent the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our site, through the services or that such information will remain available.

Limitation of our liability

We shall not accept liability for any cost, inconvenience, loss or damage caused by any interruption in or failure to provide the services or facilities or access to our site where such failure is due to circumstances beyond the our control, including but not limited to: war; strike; industrial dispute; flood; fire; accident to any premises or equipment; shortage of materials or labour; or failure of public or private telecommunications networks (“Events Outside Our Control”).

If an Event Outside Our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations, our obligations will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside Our Control. We will not be liable to you for the result of any delay.

Subject to our liability for our negligence causing death or personal injury or such other liabilities that cannot be excluded or limited by law, our total liability for any loss or expense incurred by you or any third party relating to the site.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise whether direct or indirect, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with the use of, or inability to use, our site, the services or the use of or reliance on any content displayed on the same. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer or mobile device equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

You shall indemnify us and hold us harmless, our directors, employees and third parties, for any action or claims, costs, expenses, liabilities and losses (including reasonable legal and professional fees) relating to or in connection with or arising out of your breach of these terms of use or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations.

Rights you licence

When you upload, post or submit content, information, you grant to us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, transfer, prepare derivative works of, display and perform any such content in connection with the operation and promotion of the site, the provision of the services or the and also to transfer to or grant access to third parties for use in connection with the operation and functionality of the site or the services. Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. 


We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of- service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site, the services will cease immediately.


Either party may terminate this contract for any reason without explanation at any time and shall be effective upon the sending and receipt of a written notice to the other party. To terminate the contract with us, please let us know by emailing us at [email protected]. We may email you to terminate the contract with you.

If you terminate this contract, you agree that all monies you owe us will become immediately payable (and we can immediately take such payments in the method established for previous payments) and any monies already paid to us are non-refundable.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].  

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control, responsibility or liability over the contents of those sites or resources.

General terms

Please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.

If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these terms of use, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you. Thank you for visiting our site.

Where it is necessary or appropriate for us to do so we will give you notice in advance of any proposed disclosure. There may be circumstances whereby it is not possible to inform you of such disclosure

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

We may store personal data on your device using application data caches an browser web storage or other technology.

GDPR Compliance Info

This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which we will process the personally identifying information (‘Personal Data’) that we collect and receive from and about users of our website and customers who purchase tickets for our events, attend our events, subscribe to our newsletters and follow our social media channels.

Our privacy commitments

  • We will only collect, keep, use and share Personal Data for legitimate business purposes that we explain here below, or if we’re legally required to do so.
  • We will be as clear and open as we can with you on what Personal Data we collect and how it will be processed.
  • For as long as we maintain records of your Personal Data, we will keep it up to date and protect it with appropriate safety measures.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process or to stop processing your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking or unchecking certain boxes on the subscription forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at [email protected].  

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with The General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Any access request may be subject to a “reasonable fee” for the administrative costs to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Any changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be reflected in this policy. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be sent at [email protected].