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Time to review your arrangements?

By |2019-07-23T13:28:26+01:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

Trusts are a peculiarly Anglo-Saxon construct and it might be surprising to know that the concept of trusts as we know them is by no means universal. They have attracted much criticism over the years, not only because of their ability to screen ownership of assets from public view but also because of their use in [...]

Time to Review Your Arrangements?

By |2018-05-08T09:03:38+01:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

Trusts are a peculiarly Anglo-Saxon construct and it might be surprising to know that the concept of trusts as we know them is by no means universal. They have attracted much criticism over the years, not only because of their ability to screen ownership of assets from public view but also because of their use in [...]

Should we separate or divorce?

By |2018-03-20T09:52:32+01:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Divorce & Family, News, Ward & Rider|

Figure it out You may have been experiencing some issues within your marriage or civil partnership, but unsure of what to do and where to go. If you don’t want to get a divorce or civil partnership dissolution to officially end your marriage/civil partnership, there are a couple of other options for you. With that being [...]

Woman Compensated For Hot Water Bottle Burns

By |2015-05-18T09:53:01+01:00May 18th, 2015|Categories: News, Personal Injury|

A recent case is a reminder that accidents with hot water bottles can cause significant long-term burn injuries. A woman suffered severe scalding to her arm and elbow when her hot water bottle burst unexpectedly. The accident has left her with scarring that doctors say is likely to take more than a year to heal. She [...]

Woman Wins Compensation for School Swimming Lesson Tragedy

By |2015-05-14T08:13:13+01:00May 14th, 2015|Categories: News, Personal Injury|

Following a long legal battle, a woman who almost drowned during a school swimming lesson when she was ten years old has won the right to a multi-million-pound compensation settlement after a judge ruled that negligence on the part of her teacher and the lifeguard who was on duty at the time was the cause of [...]

Family Wins Compensation for Holiday Illness

By |2015-05-14T08:12:24+01:00May 14th, 2015|Categories: News, Personal Injury|

A family from Cheshire whose holiday was ruined when they all fell ill with a violent gastric bug have won compensation from their tour operator. Dianne Blakeway, her husband and two adult sons were staying at the Gran Caribe Real Resort and Spa in Cancun, Mexico, with a party of friends and relatives celebrating a family [...]

Road Crash Motorcyclist Wins £10 Million Payout

By |2015-05-05T14:15:42+01:00May 5th, 2015|Categories: News, Personal Injury|

Lawyers representing a motorcyclist who was left dependent on a wheelchair and in need of constant care after a road accident, which was entirely the other driver's fault, have achieved a settlement of his case which is expected to be worth more than £10 million over his lifetime. The former power station worker suffered catastrophic head [...]

Barrister Wins £2 Million Plus After Botched Appendectomy

By |2015-04-13T14:53:46+01:00April 13th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence, News|

A barrister who specialises in representing medical negligence victims was cursed by a similar fate to many of his clients when doctors made a catalogue of errors whilst operating to remove his appendix. He suffered long-term consequences, for which the High Court has awarded him more than £2 million in compensation. What should have been a [...]