Terms and conditions

These Terms and Conditions (hereinbelow the « T&C ») govern the use of the website accessible at the URL address https://www.evolve-avocats.com/ (hereinbelow « Website) by any individual(s) or legal entity(ies) wishing to access, browse and use any of its functionalities (hereinbelow the « User » or « Users« ).

Access to and use of the Website are subject to the T&C, it being understood that accessing and browsing the Website constitutes unreserved acceptance by Users of all the provisions of these T&C, which they acknowledge having read.

For any questions relating to the T&C, the User may contact the Website’s publisher at the address indicated in the Website’s « Legal Notices » (hereinbelow « Evolve Avocats« ).

In the event of non-acceptance of the T&C, the User must refrain from browsing and/or using the Website.

2.1. Access to the Website is free and no prior registration is required to view it. The User is free to browse the Website, which is accessible to all Internet users.

The information provided on the Website is for general information purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute legal, tax or other professional advice or consultation.

2.2. The Website is accessible to any User from a mobile or fixed terminal equipped with an Internet connection and a browser. The User is responsible for his or her computer equipment and undertakes, in this respect, to configure his or her installation in order to benefit from optimal use of the Website’s functionalities.

The cost of accessing and using the telecommunications network is borne by the User.

Evolve Avocats makes every effort to ensure uninterrupted availability of the Website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, access to the Website may occasionally be restricted or suspended, without notice, in particular to enable Evolve Avocats to carry out maintenance operations, or to introduce new features to the Website. Evolve Avocats will endeavor, insofar as possible, to limit the frequency and duration of such interruptions.

2.3. It is also specified that Evolve Avocats does not control the risks associated with the operation of the Internet and draws the attention of Users to the existence of possible risks in terms of confidentiality of data transiting via the Internet, interruptions in electronic communications, denial of services, viruses, computer bugs, and any other event beyond the control of Evolve Avocats and preventing the availability of the Website. In any event, Evolve Avocats recommends that Users protect their computer equipment by installing anti-virus software and securing their Internet connection.

3.1. Without this list being exhaustive, the corporate name and trade name Evolve Avocats, as well as any registered trademark appearing on the Website, its derivatives, logos, graphic charter, layout, texts, graphics, data, information, presentation and textual or visual content of the Website (articles, news items, deals, images, pictograms, videos, etc.) and/or compilations of its content, as well as the Website itself, including the associated domain name, computer scripts and other codes implemented on the Website, are protectable under intellectual property rights. ) and/or compilations of its content, as well as the Website itself, including the associated domain name, computer scripts and other codes implemented on the Website, are protectable under intellectual property rights by virtue of laws relating to copyright, database protection and by any laws in force in France and by any European or international treaty. These elements are the exclusive property of Evolve Avocats, or Evolve Avocats holds the necessary rights and authorizations to use them.

3.2. Any unauthorized copy, reproduction, representation, adaptation, alteration, modification or distribution, in whole or in part, of the Website or its component parts, or of any other intellectual property rights relating thereto, such as, but not limited to, trademarks, logos, graphics, layout, information, presentation and content of the Website, is prohibited.

Any extraction, reuse, storage, reproduction, conservation and direct or indirect transmission, temporarily or permanently by any means and in any form whatsoever, of all or any qualitatively or quantitatively substantial part of the content of the Website, without this list being limitative, is prohibited. In addition, any repeated and systematic extraction or reuse, including for private purposes, of a substantial or non-substantial part of the elements of the databases used on the Website, is also prohibited.

These acts may result in civil and/or criminal legal proceedings against the User who contravenes the present provisions.

3.3. Evolve Avocats grants the User the right to consult and access the Website and the information accessible therein, to the exclusion of any other right. Users’ access to the Website, or any document appearing on the Website, shall not be construed as conferring any express or implied license or right to use any of the elements protected by the aforementioned intellectual property rights. In the same way, the present T&C do not entail the transfer of any intellectual property right to the User on the structure or content of the Website or any other protected element mentioned above.

By way of derogation, copying of the Website or the documents it contains by the User for private and internal use is authorized, solely for the User’s own personal use and solely for non-commercial purposes, provided that the information contained therein is not modified and that all proprietary notices are kept intact. Modification of these documents or their use for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of Evolve Avocats’ intellectual property rights. 

3.4. The User expressly agrees that use of the Website shall in no way infringe the rights of Evolve Avocats, and in particular that such use shall not constitute counterfeiting or an act of unfair or parasitic competition.

4.1. The Website may contain outgoing hypertext links to third-party websites. However, Evolve Avocats has no responsibility for or control over the web pages to which these links lead. The User clicks on these links and is sent to the relevant websites under his or her sole and exclusive responsibility.

Thus, any information accessible via a hypertext link to other websites is not under the control of Evolve Avocats, which may not be held liable, in particular in the event of malfunction of third-party sites or damage to the User’s information systems as a result of using such websites.

4.2. If a User publishes a website and wishes to place, for personal use, a simple link directly to the Website, the User must request prior authorization from Evolve Avocats. Any hypertext link to the Website is strictly prohibited.

4.3. In order to promote its activity and share news from its field with the general public, Evolve Avocats has a personalized account on various social networks. 

The User may access, follow, and comment on Evolve Avocats’ news, in accordance with these T&C, as well as the general terms of use and personal data policy in force on these social networks.

Consequently, the User acknowledges that it is his/her responsibility to consult directly and in advance the conditions of access, monitoring and sharing of content in force on these social networks.

Evolve Avocats shall not be held liable in the following situations:

  • Interruption of the Website,
  • Inaccuracy or omission concerning the content of the Website,
  • Damage caused by access to or unavailability of the Website.

Evolve Avocats reserves the right to modify or supplement these T&C at any time and without prior notice. Any modification made to these T&C comes into force as soon as it is put online. Consequently, the User is required to consult the T&C regularly in order to take note of any changes that may have been made.

Use of the Website by the User following the posting of a new version of the T&C automatically implies acceptance on the part of the User and binds the User without restriction or reservation.

It is understood that the current version of the T&C online on the Website constitutes the version in force, which prevails over any previous version.

7.1. These T&C are written in French and governed by French law.

7.2. In the event of any claim whatsoever in relation to the provisions of these T&C, the User and Evolve Avocats will first attempt to resolve their dispute amicably. To do so, the User may contact Evolve Avocats at the following e-mail address: contact@evolve-avocats.com, or by post at the following address: 50, rue Copernic – 75116 Paris.

If this claim is unsuccessful, in accordance with the provisions of articles L.611-1 et seq., R.612-1 et seq. and R.616-1 of the French Consumer Code, in the event that the User is a consumer within the meaning of the introductory article of the aforementioned code, the User may, in the event of a dispute with a lawyer, have free recourse to the national consumer mediator of the legal profession, whose contact details are as follows:

Médiateur de la consommation de la profession d’avocat

Address : 180 boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris

Mail : mediateur@mediateur-consommation-avocat.fr

Website : https://mediateur-consommation-avocat.fr

The existence of this national mediator for the legal profession is not exclusive of recourse to any other mediation mechanism that may be available.

7.3. In the event of failure to reach an amicable settlement (it being specified, however, that mediation is not a mandatory prerequisite for referral to the courts) and whatever the origin of the dispute, the latter shall be brought before the following courts, including for precautionary procedures, emergency procedures, in the event of summary proceedings, warranty claims, petitions or multiple defendants, and in accordance with the legal and regulatory provisions in force (in particular article R.631-3 of the French Consumer Code and article 46 of the French Code of Civil Procedure):

  • either before the competent court in the defendant’s place of residence or, at the plaintiff’s option, in the place where the services are performed,
  • or before the competent court of the place where the User resided at the time of the conclusion of the T&C or the occurrence of the harmful event.

It is specified that the time limits for taking legal action are not interrupted during the time in which an amicable solution is sought, or mediation requested by the User.

Offices in Paris
and Marseille

Intervention throughout France
and abroard