Please take a few minutes to read this disclaimer. It applies to the entire PILCH website including the PilchConnect 'web-portal' section of the website (also accessible via the domain name www.pilchconnect.org.au).

Website contents not legal advice

The material included in this Website is produced by PILCH, in some cases with the pro bono assistance of PILCH member firms.  It is designed and intended to provide general information in summary form on legal topics, current at the time of publication, for general informational purposes only. The material may not apply to all jurisdictions.

The contents do not constitute legal advice, are not intended to be a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. 

You should seek legal advice or other professional advice in relation to any particular matters you or your organisation may have.

To find out whether you are eligible for a referral for pro bono (free) legal advice, please contact PILCH.

Jurisdiction for legal information

This web site is hosted on a server that is located in the State of Victoria, Australia. The legal information available relates to this jurisdiction (the laws of Victoria and applicable laws of the Commonwealth as amended from time to time) unless otherwise stated. PILCH do not represent that we provide legal information in each jurisdiction from which this web site may be viewed.

Limitation of PILCH liability

No claim or representation is made or warranty given, express or implied, in relation to any of the material in the Website. You use the Website and any of its contents entirely at your own risk. 

Where conditions and warranties implied by law cannot be excluded, PILCH limits its liability where it is entitled to do so.  Otherwise, PILCH is not liable for any loss or damage (including consequential loss or damage) to any person, however caused, which may arise directly or indirectly from the material in the Website or the use of such material.

PILCH is not responsible for the content of any document, information or other material posted on the Website or ensuring that any document or information posted on the website is accurate, current, suitable or complete. PILCH uses every endeavour to maintain the accuracy information available from this web site, however, some or all of the information may, from time to time, be amended, or become superseded or otherwise inaccurate.

PILCH makes changes periodically to the material on this site. PILCH does not represent that access to the Website will always be available.  PILCH is not responsible for delays, errors, inaccuracies, or omissions due to a failure in a computer system, ancillary equipment, software or any other circumstances beyond its direct control. PILCH does not warrant or represent that the material will not cause damage, or is free from any computer virus of any other defects or errors.

No client-solicitor relationship created

The transmission or receipt of any Website material is not intended to create, nor should such transmission or receipt be taken as creating, a client-solicitor relationship between PILCH or PilchConnect and the recipient.

Links to other sites

The material on this website may refer to or contain hyperlinks to external websites. The material may also contain references to information or advisory services external to the PILCH website. These websites or services do not form part of PILCH’s website and are not under the control of PILCH. PILCH does not necessarily sponsor, endorse, or approve of any material on such websites or services,  and makes no warranties or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any material on websites or services linked or referred to.