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About Varners

 

Varners (formerly ‘Varners Lanka Law Office’) is a general partnership constituted and registered under the laws of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. We are a full-service law firm consisting of Partners and Associates who are Attorneys-at-Law of the Supreme Court of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka; therefore subject to the rules and regulations of the Supreme Court.


Terms of Use

We welcome you to this website hosted at www.varners.lk (herein referred to as the “Website”) owned and operated by Varners. This page contains the terms, covenants, conditions, and provisions (“Terms of Use”) upon which you may access and use this Website and the information and materials found on this Website

By accessing and browsing this Website, you indicate that you understand, agree to and accept these Terms of Use as the legal equivalent of a signed written contract, and equally binding and that you agree to such Terms of Use. Therefore, if you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should immediately close your browser, window or tab

Please note that Varners reserve the right to change these Terms of Use. Your continued use of this Website following reasonable notice of such modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes. You also agree that such notices as may be provided on this Website itself shall be deemed reasonable notice for this purpose

 

Disclaimer

 
  • Professional Ethics and Standards

    At Varners, we are committed to the highest professional and ethical standards. The said standards are applicable to all our Partners, Associates, and other general staff members. Our Attorneys-at-Law are committed to acting professionally and in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and rules of the Supreme Court of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

    We do not use third parties or intermediaries to engage on our behalf in unethical practices that would be prohibited under any applicable laws. We expect that all third parties and intermediaries that we engage will conduct themselves accordingly when acting on behalf of or for the benefit of Varners. We are committed to upholding the highest of ethical standards, transparency and anti-bribery initiatives, and have put in place established procedures to encourage people to report instances or allegations of policy violations

  • No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship

    The information provided on this Website is not privileged and does not create an attorney-client relationship between yourself and Varners or any of its lawyers. You understand and accept that the act of sending an e-mail to Varners or any attorney / employee of Varners, or submitting a form response or other materials through this Website will not create an attorney-client relationship. If you are currently not a client of Varners, your e-mail will not be privileged and may be disclosed to third persons as required by law or other circumstances as may arise

    THIS WEBSITE AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE HEREIN ARE NOT AN ADVERTISEMENT OR SOLICITATION FOR LEGAL ADVICE AND/OR SERVICES, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN OFFER TO REPRESENT YOU. YOU SHOULD NOT ACT, OR REFRAIN FROM ACTING, SOLELY BASED UPON ANY INFORMATION THAT MAY BE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE

  • No Warranties

    All information provided on this Website is for general information purposes only, and cannot serve as a comprehensive provision of legal or other advice of any nature. Any publications available on this Website may not necessarily reflect the present law or current regulations in force

    Varners accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage which may arise from accessing and relying upon information contained on this Website. Varners is not responsible in any manner for the content of external internet websites that direct to this Website, or which are linked from it

    Although care is taken to ensure that the information on this Website is accurate and up-to-date, we cannot accept any responsibility for mistakes, omissions or any information herein that may be outdated. We enter into no express or implied conditions, warranties, terms or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, relevance or completeness of the information herein

  • Appropriate Conduct

    You agree not to misuse the Website including, without limitation, by hacking, attempting to gain unauthorised access to the Website or any server on which the Website is stored, or by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attack the Website via a denial of service attack or a distributed denial of service attack

    By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under the Computer Crimes Act, No. 24 of 2007. We shall report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and co-operate with any such authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this Website will cease with immediate effect

  • Limitation of Liability

    THIS WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT HEREIN IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS”/“AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Varners MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION AND / OR SEEKING LEGAL ADVICE / OPINION THEREIN BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE HEREIN IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK

    Varners MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE

    TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Varners DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL LOSSES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ITS CONTENT, EVEN IF Varners HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES

  • Privacy Policy

    Varners respects the privacy of its clients and other third parties. We do not collect any personal data from visitors to this Website that is not voluntarily provided (‘Personal Information’). If provided voluntarily, Varners collects and processes certain Personal Information for the firm's educational, networking, social and recruiting purposes etc

    Such Personal Information that is voluntarily submitted to Varners is not shared with entities outside of Varners other than appropriate service-providers who assist the firm in carrying out its functions. Such Personal Information is not sold or transferred outside the control of Varners, its affiliates or successors

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms of Use, you acknowledge, consent and agree that Varners may disclose information in order to: (a) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request as and when such circumstances may arise; (b) protect the rights, property and safety of Varners and others, including intellectual property rights; and (c) enforce or apply our policies

  • Internet Cookies Policy

    Cookies are small files downloaded to your device when you use and access this Website through your web browser. We may place a number of such cookies in your device. We use such cookies for the following purposes

    (a) To enable certain functions of the Website

    (b) To provide analytics

    (c) To store your preferences

    We use both session and persistent cookies on the Website, and use different types of cookies to run this Website

    In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Website and so on

    If you wish to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the relevant help page of your web browser for instructions on the same

  • Copyright

    Unless otherwise specified, Varners is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in and referred to in this Website and its content, including but not limited to copyright and unregistered and registered trade mark rights.

    All information herein may be used for your own personal reference only. The information herein must not otherwise be reproduced and must not be, distributed or transmitted to any other person, or incorporated in any way into another document or other material. All such rights, save as expressly granted, are reserved, and the benefit of any goodwill which arises through your use inures to us

    By accessing the Varners website, you agree that you may only download the content herein for your own personal, non-commercial use. You are not permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of this Varners Website for any other purpose whatsoever