Legal terms of service
We have client bank accounts in Sparekassen Vendsyssel. In case of bankruptcy, depositors will receive coverage under the Act on Guarantee Scheme for Depositors and Investors. The guarantee form covers the eligible insurer’s funds up to an amount equal to 100,000 euros (approximately 750,000 DKK). The coverage ceiling applies to the total deposit of the bank, even though the money is on different accounts, including on both client bank accounts and own accounts.
Audit and appeal
Rightly Law Firm is covered by The Danish Bar and Law Society’s supervisory and disciplinary system and the rules of good law of law, cf. Section 126 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. In addition, the legal rules issued by the law society apply.
In case of unsatisfactory advice from Rightly Law Firm, the client can contact Jeppe Huftloff Viinberg at any time.
The customer may lodge complaints about advice and the calculated fee for The Danish Bar and Law Society by contacting The Secretariat of The Danish Bar and Law Society, Kronprinsessegade 28, DK-1306 Copenhagen.
The terms and conditions apply to all assistance provided by Rightly Law Firm to the client, unless the client has entered into another written agreement with us for the specific assignment.
Rightly Law Firm
Skanderborgvej 238, 8260 Aarhus, Denmark.
Tel.: +45 2871 4000
Conflict of interest
Rightly Law Firm has established rules and procedures aimed at addressing conflicts of interest. This implies that Rightly Law Firm prior to starting work for a client is investigating whether there are conflicts of interest which results in Rightly Law Firm being prevented from representing the client. To the extent deemed to be or potential conflicts of interest, the client will immediately be informed with the request to seek legal assistance elsewhere.
Rightly Law Firm is required to process all information received by the client or received from the client confidentially. Everyone in Rightly Law Firm is subject to an extended duty of confidentiality and in addition, Rightly Law Firm has security procedures for handling all confidential material.
Rightly Law Firm collaborates with the client in consultation with other clients on the execution of specific tasks and, at the client’s request, provides information to others about the forthcoming work.
The confidentiality obligation also applies after the completion of the work. The confidentiality obligation, however, applies with respect to applicable law, including the duty of disclosure to public authorities in relation to the Act on Preventive Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.
Rightly Law Firm and the client continually agree on the extent of the work as well as the client and others’ contributions and services. The client as well as Rightly Law Firm may terminate the collaboration at any time, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Rightly Law Firm’s withdrawal of a client relationship will, with due regard to the Advocacy Rules, provide that a lawyer may not resign from a case in such a manner and in such circumstances that the customer is severed from time to time without any other harmful effect to seek other legal assistance.
Rightly Law Firm stores all files on archive for at least three years from the end of the case. Original documents that the client wishes to return is returned by the end of the work.
Rightly Law Firm sets the fee based on the workforce consumption, including the interest that the case represents for the client, the value of Rightly Law Firm’s services, the responsibility associated with the work, the complexity of the case, the degree of specialist knowledge, the result achieved and work out of normal working hours, unless a fixed fee has been agreed in writing.
Prior to commencement of work, the client will be informed,on request, of the size of the fee, if possible from the nature of the assignment. Rightly Law Firm may request the client to pay a deposit for our fee. Usually, work is billed monthly backwards. Payment terms are net 8 days from invoice date. In case of late payment, default interest is calculated in accordance with the rules in force at any time.
Supervision and appeal
Rightly Law Firm is covered by the Law Society’s supervisory and disciplinary system and the rules of good law of law, cf. Section 126 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. In addition, the legal rules issued by the law society apply. In case of unsatisfactory advice from Rightly Law Firm, the client can contact Jeppe Hudtloff Viinberg at any time.
The customer may lodge complaints about advice and the calculated fee for the Advokatrådet by contacting the Advokatnævets sekretariat, Kronprinsessegade 28, 1306 København K.
Rightly Law Firm is a liability insured via Dahlberg assurance at Lloyds London. Partners and employees are covered by the company’s guarantee scheme signed via Dahlberg assurance at Lloyds London. The liability insurance covers all advocacy work performed by Rightly Law Firm, where the law firm is exercised.
Limitation of Liability
Rightly Law Firm is responsible for the advice provided in accordance with Danish law’s general rules for any losses that the advisory may incur to the client, with the limitations set out below.
Rightly Law Firm is not responsible for operating loss, loss of time, data loss, loss of profit, loss of profits, goodwill, image or indirect loss or consequential loss.
Rightly Law Firm’s responsibility for counselling is limited to 10 times the fee for the work performed, but a maximum of DKK 2,500,000.
The client can only claim claims against Rightly Law Firm and not against the individual partner or employee.
Rightly Law Firm is not responsible for any errors made by others as Rightly Law Firm has referred the client to, as Rightly Law Firm is not liable for any errors made by subcontractors which Rightly Law Firm has agreed upon with the client parts of the work to.
All amounts paid to Rightly Law Firm’s client accounts are deposited on client bank accounts in a Danish bank for the client’s bill and risk. Rightly Law Firm assumes no liability for amounts paid on Rightly Law Firm’s client bank accounts if the bank, where the amounts are paid, will be in need. Rightly Law Firm cannot be held liable if the bank is unable to repay any amounts paid to Rightly Law Firm’s client bank accounts.
Law and jurisdiction
Rightly Law Firm’s advice and business terms are governed by Danish law.
Any disputes can only be brought before Danish courts.