Legal and Regulatory


The terms set out in this legal and regulatory notice govern the terms of your use of this Website.

This legal and regulatory notice and all issues regarding this site will be governed by Isle of Man law.


Cains is the trading name of Cains Advocates Limited, an incorporated legal practice in the Isle of Man with registered number 009770V.

The Directors of Cains are: A J Corlett, R V Vanderplank, J R G Walton, S F Caine, P B Clucas, M T Edwards, T M Shepherd, R I Colquitt and T D Head.


Copyright in the content of this Website is owned by Cains and its licensors. You are permitted to download and print content from the Website solely for your own internal business purposes and/or personal use, but the Website content must not be copied, reproduced, retransmitted, used or otherwise dealt with for any other reason.

You are not entitled to modify or redistribute the content of this Website or reproduce, link, frame or deep-link it on any other website without the express written permission of Cains nor are you entitled to use the content of the Website for commercial exploitation in any circumstances.

Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy online and we are aware that there is a great deal of concern about how personal information is dealt with over the internet. This privacy statement sets out our current policies and explains what we do with any personal information that we collect from our users. We may change the content or services found on this Website at any time without notice and consequently our privacy policy may change at any time in the future.

When using this Website, you are not required to provide us with any personal information and we do not monitor or collect any personally identifiable information from you on your use of the public portions of this Website. We may however, track the number of users who visit areas of the Website, but this tracking will not identify you.

If you choose to supply us with personally identifiable data, such as your name, address, telephone number and email address, we will not sell or transfer any of this information to any third party. Any information supplied will be handled in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2002.

This privacy statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

This privacy policy applies only to this Website and not to the websites of other organisations to which we provide links. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of such third parties.


Publications provided within or through this Website provide general information and do not constitute legal advice. The publications are regularly updated by our legal staff, so please compare the date of any printed edition with those included on the Website to make sure that you have the latest version.


Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this Website, any and all liability which might arise from your use or reliance on the information or links contained on the Website is excluded.

The content of this Website is provided for general information purposes only, to inform you about Cains, its related companies and legal and business developments which may be of interest. It does not constitute legal advice (or any other type of advice) and should not be relied on for this purpose. Cains does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from such reliance.

If you have a specific question on which you require assistance, please contact the relevant department within Cains, which will be pleased to assist you. Departmental information can be accessed using the navigation on the top bar of every screen on the Website.

Whilst Cains takes all reasonable precautions to prevent computer viruses and other malicious programs on this Website, no liability is accepted for them.

Information transmitted via this Website will pass over public telecommunications networks. Cains makes no representation or warranty that the operation of this Website will be uninterrupted or error free and disclaims all liability in respect thereof.

This Website contains links to other websites. Cains does not endorse, and accepts no responsibility or liability for, any material supplied by or contained on any third party website which is linked from or to this Website or any use of personal data by such third party.

If you experience any problems with this site or wish to make any comment please email