Terms & Conditions


BRAND NAME Lavender Celebrants


“We” are: Lavender Celebrants Richard Lavender of 204 Willow Park Mancot & CH5 2TT

(“The Celebrant”)

“You” are: Richard Lavender

The couple that received the Ceremony proposal (where more than one person, they shall be jointly and severally liable).

(“The Couple”)

1. Definitions

In this agreement:

“The Ceremony” means the project of work, goods and services set out in the Ceremony proposal.

“The Event” means the event where the Ceremony is to be delivered by the Celebrant.

2. Price and payment

2.1 The Price for the Ceremony is set out in the Ceremony proposal. There is no VAT.

The Price includes all advance planning, preparations and delivery of services at the Event, as detailed. The Price is paid as set out in this clause (“the Payments”) and excludes any expenses that will be incurred by the Celebrant which will be notified to the Couple separately and agreed in writing. Expenses will be separately invoiced monthly.

2.2 A booking Payment (“the Booking Fee”) of 50% of the Price shall be paid upon entering this agreement and the Celebrant’s invoice for the Booking Fee will follow – please refer carefully to Clause 3.

2.3 A final Payment of 50% of the Price shall be paid no less than 28 days before the Event.

2.4 The Price (the Payments and Booking Fee as set out above) and any expenses shall be the Fees of the Celebrant.

2.5 EXTRA FEES: The Celebrant requires the Couple to sign off the content of the Ceremony no later than 7 days before the Event. There may be an administrative charge for late content changes not finalised 7 days or more before the Event to cover the cost of extra printing and administration.

NOTE : I will always try to be as flexible as possible in working changes.

2.6 The Couple grants to the Celebrant consent

to use any work or images created in this Assignment to show off their services, together with the right to display non-identifiable images as part of their portfolio and to write about the Ceremony on websites, social media accounts and in any marketing materials. If you do not wish to grant this consent you must confirm this in writing within 7 days of entering into this agreement.

3. Cancellation of agreement

3.1. The Ceremony can be cancelled by either party in writing or by email subject to the matters set out in this clause.

3.2 If the Celebrant cancels the Ceremony, the Booking Fee will be repaid to the Couple within 14 days of cancellation, and no further refunds, sum or compensation will be payable to the Couple by the Celebrant arising from such cancellation.

3.3 Cancellation by the Couple

3.3.1 If the Couple cancels the Ceremony within 7 days of entering into this agreement, then the Booking Fee shall be repaid to the Couple in full.

3.3.2 If the Couple seeks to cancel this Ceremony 7 days after entering this agreement but more than 28 days before the Event then the Booking Fee shall be forfeited, any expenses incurred as at the date of cancellation must be paid by the Couple, and those paid shall also be non-refundable. See clause 3.3.4 below.

3.3.3 If the Couple seeks to cancel the Ceremony less than 28 days before the Event then the Booking Fee will be forfeited. Any expenses incurred as at the date of cancellation must be paid by the Couple, and those paid shall also be non-refundable. In addition, a cancellation fee will be immediately due, which shall be 100% of the Fees less any Booking Fee paid.

3.3.4 Once the draft Ceremony has been sent by the Celebrant to the Couple, and the Couple seek to cancel the Ceremony, a further 25% of the Price for the Ceremony shall become due, that being a total of 75% of the original price in recognition of the works carried out by the Celebrant.

4. General Conditions

4.1 The Celebrant shall use reasonable endeavours to meet any performance dates, but times shall be estimated only and time is not the essence of the contract.

4.2 The Fees will be paid after invoices rendered from time to time. No VAT is applicable. Payment terms are 7 days, and payment is not deemed to have been made until the Fees have been paid in full. If payment is not made in full and within time the services may be suspended and payment in advance may be required before the services are re – commenced.

4.3 If payment is not made in accordance with the above clauses, the Celebrant reserves the right to charge interest at the rate prescribed by the Late Payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998 from the date payment was due until the date payment is made.

4.4 Each party will keep the confidential information of the other party and any third party confidential and secret, and only use it for the purposes of supplying the services or making proper use of the services. Each party recognises and accepts its obligations with regard to the control and the processing of personal data under the current data protection legislation and regulations. For more information on this, please see our Privacy Notice on our website.

4.5 The Celebrant will use reasonable care and skill in performing the services. Where any valid claim in respect of the services is made (in contract or in tort) the Couple may be entitled ONLY to a refund of the Fees or part of the Fees.

4.6 The Celebrant’s liability in respect of any loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of profits, loss of anticipated savings, loss of use or for any other consequential, special or indirect loss or damage will be NIL.

4.7 Nothing in these Terms will exclude or limit liability for death or serious injury caused by the Celebrant’s negligence.

4.8 The services may be terminated if payment of the Fees is not made in accordance with these terms; or if the Couple commits a material breach of any of these terms and fails to remedy the breach within 14 days of being notified in writing; or the Couple makes any statements or behaves in any way or requests the Couple to undertake any actions that are discriminatory, illegal or immoral; or if the Couple enters into any form of insolvency arrangement, or suspends its business. Upon termination the Couple shall immediately pay any outstanding sums to the Celebrant.

4.9 The Celebrant shall not be liable for any breach of contract due to force majeure

4.10 Nothing in these terms are intended to create a partnership or joint venture between the Celebrant and the Couple, and no party has the right to act as agent for the other or to bind the other party in any way.

4.11 Variations to the Assignment, or to the services, may only be agreed in writing. Services outside the scope of the proposal will attract additional charges.

4.12 The Celebrant asserts intellectual property rights, including copyright, over the written materials produced by the Celebrant as part of the services. The written materials shall not be reproduced, copied, shared or used elsewhere without the written permission of the Celebrant. All rights are entirely reserved by the Celebrant.

4.13 WEDDINGS: The Assignment may not be legally recognised in England and Wales. You must also satisfy the legal requirements and attend a Registry office or have a registrar be in attendance at a registered venue to legally register the marriage.

4.14 These terms and any dispute arising from them shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales.


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