Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Title / NamePurposeExpiry
_gidStatistical cookie used by Google Analytics that counts page views1 day
_gaStatistical cookie used by Google Analytics that counts page views2 years
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate10mins
PHPSESSIDEnables the website to store serialised state dataAt end of session
cc_cookie_acceptRecords acceptance of cookie banner1 year


Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies, and the third parties include, but are not limited to:

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority;
  • Docserver;
  • Google;
  • Facebook.

To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, you may contact the appropriate third party to manage the use of these types of cookies.

If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.