Terms and Policy

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  1. Introduction

Using any of the pages on this site indicates that you accept the terms of this Legal information notice (“Notice”). If you do not accept these terms, please leave the pages of this site immediately. This Notice is issued by Ascot Estate Planning Ltd.
We may update the terms of this Notice from time to time by updating this page. You should revisit this page regularly to ensure that you have seen and are aware of the current terms, as they are binding on you. Certain provisions in this Notice may be superseded by expressly designated notices or terms located on particular pages of the site.

If any of the terms or information on this page is incorrect, it does not affect the validity of the rest of the content.

In this Notice and the pages of this site, any reference to “AEP,” “we”, “our” or “us” means Ascot Estate Planning Ltd unless otherwise indicated. On the pages of this site, we often refer to Ascot Estate Planning without including the word “Limited”.
Ascot Estate Planning Limited works in association with Countrywide Tax & Trust Corporation Ltd, whose directors are full Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) members and adhere to the STEP Will Writing Code.

  1. Copyright and trade mark

© 2014 Ascot Estate Planning Limited, images reproduced under licence. All rights reserved.
Copyright in the pages of this site, in the screens displaying the pages and in the information and material contained therein and their arrangement, is owned by Ascot Estate Planning.

Reproduction of the pages of this site in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Ascot Estate Planning is strictly prohibited unless for private, non-commercial viewing purposes.

  1. General disclaimers and terms

Whilst we have taken all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained within the pages of this site is accurate, current and complies with relevant UK legislation and regulations as at the date of issue, errors or omissions may occur due to circumstances outside our control.

We reserve the right to change the content, presentation, performance, facilities and availability of all or part of the pages of this site at our sole discretion and without prior notice.

We make no warranty or representation that the pages of this site can be accessed at all times during the UK hours of business stated on this site. This site may be temporarily unavailable or restricted for administrative or other reasons. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the loss of the use of this site.

We accept no responsibility for information contained in any other sites which can be accessed by hypertext link from the pages of this site, or for these other sites not being available at all times. The links to any other sites are provided for general information purposes only and the sites concerned and their contents are not endorsed or promoted by us in any way, unless otherwise stated. Please note that when you click on any external site hypertext link, you will leave our site and access the external site at your own risk. Only the author of the respective pages may be liable.

  1. Computer misuse

We recommend that you employ reasonable virus detection and protection measures when accessing the pages of this site. We will not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from any attack by a third party on our systems or for any computer virus or other malicious or technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this site.


Any software, multimedia files, photographs, reports and other documents are downloaded at your own risk. We do not warrant the suitability of any such downloads and accept no liability for any problems with your computer that may arise as a result. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of any such downloads for your computer, it is recommended that you obtain specialist advice before downloading.

  1. E-mail

Please note that there is no guarantee that any e-mail sent will be received, or that the contents of any such e-mail will remain private or unaltered during Internet transmission. If you have any such concerns, you may prefer to telephone or write to us instead. We accept no liability for any damages you or others may suffer as a result of the alteration or loss of confidentiality of any such information.

We reserve the right to monitor the use and content of e-mails which are sent from and received by us for the purposes of ensuring compliance with our own e-mail policy, and identifying and taking action against unlawful or improper use of, or attacks on, our systems.

  1. Advice

Nothing on the pages of this site constitutes financial, legal or other professional advice in any way. AEP can advise you, working in association with Countrywide Tax & Trust Corporation Ltd. Please contact 01344 851 250 Mon-Fri 0800-1800. Engaging with us personally with give you access to these resources.
We will not be acting on your behalf until you have agreed to and signed the Terms and Conditions.
Liability for reliance upon any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect on this site will not be accepted.

  1. Intended Audience

The pages of this site are intended for the information of residents of the United Kingdom (“UK”), unless otherwise stated.

  1. Governing Law

The terms of this Notice and the use of the pages of this site shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales unless otherwise stated, and the English courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction in the event of a dispute.