Terms & Condition
Valid from 01.08.2022
These Terms of Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms“) set out the general terms and conditions on the basis of which LEADLEX OÜ provides legal services (hereinafter referred to as the “Service“).
The legal service provider is LEADLEX OÜ, with registry code (14928289), legal address Liikuri 41/3-15, 13618Tallinn, Republic of Estonia (hereinafter referred to as “Leadlex“).
The recipient of legal services (hereinafter referred to as the “Client“) is a natural or legal person with whom Leadlex has entered into an agreement for the provision of legal services (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement“). The customer may enter into a contract for the benefit of a third party.
The contract shall be concluded in written reproducible form or orally. The agreement shall be deemed entered into in a reproducible form in writing even if the scope, extent and conditions of the provision of legal services have been agreed by e-mail without signing the client agreement. Oral agreements will be confirmed by e-mail if possible.
Leadlex provides the Service under the law of the Republic of Estonia.
Leadlex will provide the Service to the Client or a third party referred to by the Customer in accordance with the Customer’s written and oral instructions. The specific manner and details of the provision of the service will be decided by Leadlex.
Leadlex provides the Service at a generally recognized level of professional skills and strives to achieve the best possible result for the Client. Leadlex will take all reasonable measures to prevent damage to the Client.
Leadlex does not generally guarantee the Client the achievement of the desired end result.
The Client shall pay Leadlex a fee for the Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Fee“), the principles of calculation of which shall be agreed in the Agreement. The fee will be calculated either (i) on an hourly basis or (ii) agreed on a flat rate, or (iii) agreed on a maximum cap applicable to the Service or any part thereof, or (iv) a performance fee is applied, or (v) a combination of the above fee calculation methods is applied. The Fee calculated on the basis of the hourly rate is calculated in 6-minute increments. VAT is added to the fee in the case and at the rate prescribed by law.
The Client generally pays Leadlex on the basis of full prepayment, unless otherwise agreed by the parties in writing. Delay in submitting an invoice does not release the Client from the obligations to pay the Fee. The customer has the right to request an immediate invoice.
Fee agreements are confidential. The parties have the right to publish the amount of the Fee in court proceedings for the award of court costs.
Leadlex has the right, but not the obligation, to bear the costs and fees necessary for the provision of the Service on behalf of the Client. The Client is obliged to reimburse Leadlex for the direct costs incurred and paid in the Client’s interest within the Service (incl. State fees, notary fees, translation costs).
Leadlex has the right to demand a reasonable advance payment from the Customer for the Fee and reimbursable expenses before providing the Service.
The Client is obliged to pay the invoices submitted by Leadlex within 5 (five) days from the date of submission of the invoice. In case of delay in payment, Leadlex has the right to demand from the Client an unpaid interest of 0.1% per day on the unpaid amount. In case of delay in payment, the Client is obliged to pay Leadlex a claim handling fee of 20 euros for each sent reminder letter. There must be at least 7 calendar days between payment reminder emails.
Leadlex is obliged to keep confidential any information it has received from the Client in connection with the provision of the Service, unless there is a direct legal obligation to disclose such information or the Client has given consent (incl. In the Agreement) to disclose the information. The obligation of confidentiality includes the fact of contacting Leadlex for the Service, the content of the Service and the amount of the Fee.
If the Client instructs Leadlex or consents to use the services of third parties in providing the Service, Leadlex may disclose to them confidential information that Leadlex deems necessary for providing the Service. Disclosure of the Fee in court proceedings for the purpose of ordering legal costs is not a breach of confidentiality.
In matters relating to listed companies, Leadlex must comply with applicable securities market regulations, apply internal rules on inside information and maintain an insider list.
5. Conflict of interest
Leadlex may not provide the Service to the Client if there is a circumstance that impairs or may impair Leadlex’s ability to act in the interests of the Client only, unless Leadlex has notified the Client of such circumstance and the Client still wishes Leadlex to provide him with legal services.
6. Prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing
Leadlex fulfills its obligations arising from the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act and legislation issued on the basis thereof when acting in the name of and on behalf of the Client in a financial or real estate transaction.
Leadlex has all the rights arising from the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act and legislation issued on the basis thereof, including in cases provided by legislation to refuse to provide the Service and terminate the business relationship.
7. Intellectual property
Copyright and other intellectual property rights in any work of Leadlex lawyers created in the course of providing the Service are the property of Leadlex. The Client has the right to use the result of such work for the purpose for which it has been ordered by the Client.
8. Personal information
Leadlex has the right to collect, store, use and process the personal data of the Client and persons directly related to him in accordance with the laws applicable to the protection of personal data, e.g. To perform the contract, to manage the invoicing system, accounting and internal information systems and customer relations, to fulfill legal obligations and for marketing purposes.
Leadlex has the right to process the personal data of the Client or another person received on the basis of the Agreement or law, incl. sensitive personal data without the express consent of those persons, if this is necessary for the provision of the Service. Leadlex may transfer the personal data of the Client and persons directly related to him to third parties if the respective information is necessary for the provision of the Service and to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of the Service.
Leadlex is not obliged to check the accuracy of the information entrusted to it by the Client and is not responsible for the accuracy of the data provided to it by the Client. Leadlex is also not responsible for external experts, consultants, specialists, etc. used in the course of providing the Service. analyzes, assessments, explanations and other information provided.
leadlex is not liable for damages resulting from incorrect information received from the Client or lack of necessary instructions.
Leadlex is liable for breach of obligations arising from the Agreement and damage caused by the provision of the Service only in case of gross negligence or intent. Leadlex shall not be liable for any loss of income or damage caused by obstacles to the Client’s business.
10. Termination of the Agreement
The Client may cancel the Agreement at any time by notifying Leadlex in a form that can be reproduced in writing.
Leadlex may cancel the Agreement at any time by notifying the Client in writing 14 days in advance in a form that can be reproduced.
Leadlex may cancel the Agreement without prior notice if (i) the Client has delayed the payment of the Fee for more than 30 (thirty) days or (ii) by its actions or omissions significantly impedes the provision of the Service by notifying the Client in a form that can be reproduced in writing.
Upon termination of the Agreement, the Client is obliged to pay Leadlex the Fee and expenses related to the Service provided during the term of the Agreement.
All notices, requests, claims and other communications arising out of this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly filed if they are (i) delivered in person, (ii) delivered by courier or registered mail, or (iii) sent by e-mail to a party has been fixed in a written Agreement or, in the absence thereof, has previously been used in communication between the parties. A notice sent by e-mail is considered delivered on the working day following the sending.
A Party is obliged to immediately notify the other party of (i) changes in the contact information previously fixed in the written Agreement or (ii) in the absence of a written Agreement, previously used in the communication between the parties.
12. Final provisions
The Agreement shall enter into force on the date of signing the Agreement or, if the Agreement has not been signed in writing, on the date of acceptance of the Leadlex offer by the Customer and shall be valid indefinitely.
Leadlex has the right to unilaterally change the Terms by notifying the Client of the change of the Terms at least 14 days in advance. The current version of the Terms is always available on the Leadlex website at https://leadlex.eu/terms-condition/. If the Client does not agree with the amendment of the Terms, the Client has the right to cancel the Agreement in accordance with clause 10 of the Terms.
The law of the Republic of Estonia shall apply to the contract. Disputes arising from the agreement shall be resolved by the parties through negotiations. If no agreement is reached, disputes will be resolved in Harju County Court.