Website Terms of Use & Disclaimer

By accessing and/or browsing this website, you accept the terms and conditions contained below. The terms and conditions may change from time to time, and it is your responsibility to check for such updates.

This Agreement giverns the use of the ICSID Lawyers website ("Site") on the World Wide Web. By using the site, the user agrees to comply with all the terms and conditions set out here.

ICSID Lawyers is pleased to provide its Site visitors with free information, however all resources are provideed for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or the creation of a lawyer-client relationship. Information on the Site is not exhaustive or intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice. ICSID Lawyers does not take any responsibility arising from the use of the Site's information.

The Site's information is provided "as is". ICSID Lawyers makes no committment to update the Site's information. Decisions based on information contained on the Site are the sole responsiblity of the Site visitor, and in exchange for using the Site, the the Site visitor agrees to hold ICSID Lawyers and its partners and affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from any decisions that the Site visitor makes based on such information.

While ICSID Lawyers strives for all information in its Site tobe accurate, no representations as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information is made.

Site visitors agree to use the Site for lawful purposes only. Site visitors will not post or transmit any material that violates or infringes legal rights, or gives rise to civil or criminal liability.

The Site contains copyrighted material including (but not limited to) text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound. The entire contents of the Site are copyrighted as collective work under the copyright laws of Canada and other jurisdictions.

Site visitors may not modify, publish, transmit, particpate int eh transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part.

Site visitors may download copyrighted material for the visitor's personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the prior express permission of ICSID Lawyers.

The Site visitor acknowledges that it does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

ICSID Lawyers does not give any warranty or other assurances as to the operation, quaity or functionality of the Site. Access to the Site may be interruptedm, restricted or delayed for any reason.

ICSID Lawyers also does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the content of the material appearing on its Site, its accuracy, completness, timelessness or fitness for any particular purpose.

To the full extent permissable by law, ICSID Lawyers disclaims all resposnbility for any damages or losses (including, without limitation, financial loss, damages for loss in business projects, loss of profits or other consequential losses) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use or inability to use the Site or any material appearing on the Site, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the Site or any Site mateiral. The Site contains links to external sites, ICSID Lawyers has no control over the content of such sites. Information on the Site, or available via hypertext link from the Site is made available without responsiblity on the part of ICSID Lawyers. ICSID Lawyers disclaims all responsiblity and liability (including for negligence) in relation to information on or accessible from the Site.

Intellectual Property Notice

© ICSID Lawyers. All rights reserved.

ICSID Lawyers either owns the intellectual property rights in the underlying HTML, Java scripts, text, audio clips, video clips, photos and other material and services that is made available to you on our website, or has obtained the permission of the owner of the intellectual property in such content to use the content on our website.  The features of our website, and its arrangement and architecture, as well as the content, are protected by Canadian and international intellectual and industrial property rights, including copyrights, trade-marks and other proprietary rights.

Limited Licence

We grant to you a limited licence to display on your computer, print, download and use the content and materials that is made available to you on our website, for your own non-commercial, personal, or educational uses only, provided that you do not modify any content.  

No other use is permitted. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not:

a. make any commercial use of such content; 
b. include such content in or with any product that you create or distribute; or 
c. copy such content onto your or any other website.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent that we post any legal forms or precedents, you may use them for your own business purposes, including the modification thereof, provided that you not resell them in any form and subject specifically to each of the Sections below in these Terms of Use.


"ICSID Lawyers" and our logo on the website are the trade-marks of ICSID Lawyers. 
The names of all other companies, products and services mentioned on our website are the trade-marks of their respective owners. The display of trade-marks or trade-names on this website does not convey or create any licence or other rights in these marks or names. Any unauthorized use of them is strictly prohibited.


No Lawyer- Client Relationship

No lawyer-client, advocacy, fiduciary or other relationship is created by accessing or otherwise using the contents and materials on our website or by communicating with a lawyer by way of email or through our website.


No Legal Advice

The information provided on our website, including any sample documents or agreements, is not intended to be legal advice.  Many factors unknown to us may affect the applicability of any statement or comment that we make on our website to your particular circumstances.  Your use of these materials is at your own risk.  We recommend that you always obtain legal advice before modifying or using any materials, including any sample documents or agreements, in your business.


No Warranties

While ICSID Lawyers has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the materials on this website are accurate, ICSID Lawyers does not warrant the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information or materials on our website. ICSID Lawyers does not guarantee our website will be available without interruption, errors or omission or that the website and the servers(s) that make it available are free from viruses or other harmless components.  The website and all information and materials provided on the website are provided "as is" without warranty or condition of any kind. This website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors.  In no event shall ICSID Lawyers be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to special, indirect or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information and materials available on this website.


Communications not Confidential

ICSID Lawyers does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communication via email or its website that relates to a matter for which a Cognition lawyer does not already represent you.  In matters when a ICSID Lawyers lawyer does represent you, email may not be secure.


No Endorsement

Any reference on this website to any third party companies, products or services is provided for your convenience only and does not imply any endorsement or recommendation by ICSID Lawyers.



You may link to the front page of this website at   Any other link to this website is prohibited without the prior consent of ICSID Lawyers.  ICSID Lawyers is required to protect our reputation and trade-marks; therefore, we reserve the right to request removal of any link to our website.   To the extent our website contains links to other websites, ICSID Lawyers does not control the availability or content of these websites.  Your use of any linked website is at your own risk.