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RAF Helicopter Lands on School Playground

As an associate solicitor working in the personal Injury department at Lanyon Bowdler one of my areas of specialism is in military...

Debating and Coronavirus

Due to the coronavirus outbreak the planned Debate-Ed debating competition will not be taking place this March.

I am conscious, however, that paren...

National Apprenticeship Week

This week (3 – 9 February) marks National Apprenticeship Week – the celebration of apprenticeships and the positive influence they can have on em...

My Week's Work Experience - Brendan O'Keeffe

I recently finished a week’s work experience at Lanyon Bowdler’s office in Shrewsbury. It started on Monday 16 December. All my contact with Lany...

More clinical negligence cases against Shrewsbury and Telford hospitals

Further to my statement earlier this week, we have been acting on behalf of families impacted by the Shropshire maternity scandal and have received a raft of...

Leaked Report on the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust Maternity Scandal

I am a clinical negligence solicitor in our Shrewsbury branch, acting on behalf of families affected by failures at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hosp...

Life Ready Work Ready Conference

We were delighted earlier this month to be invited to speak at the Life Ready Work Ready conference organised by Shropshire Council and the Careers & Ent...

Local Artist Decorates our Windows for Shropshire Council's Competition for Armed Forces' Celebrations

As a signatory of the Armed Forces Community Covenant we are always looking for ways to demonstrate our support to the armed forces community. When Shropshir...

Training with SARDA Wales

It’s always hard to tell if the winter causes a rise in the numbers of missing people occupying Search & Rescue Teams, or whether they simply prey...

Horatio's Garden

Spending time in a beautiful garden is a way many of us love to relax - but how often do we take this for granted? For patients wi...

A&E at Christmas

It is well known that Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) and there are no signs of this changing...

Hope House & Ty Gobaith

Following on from my recent blog regarding my visit to Ty Gobaith, I have no...

Concern Over A&E Closures

A Fragile State

On 27 September 2018 the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust agreed to temporarily suspend overnight A&E...

The Movement Centre Golf Day

A few weeks ago on a wet Friday morning, I and two of my colleagues Beth and Lyndsey, along with my friend Sue, arrived at Arscott Golf club for The Movement...

Maternity Care at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust

It is now common knowledge that in 2017 the former Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ordered an investigation into maternity care at the Shrewsbury and Telford...

Meeting Rooms in Conwy, North Wales

Although Lanyon Bowdler was formed in Shropshire, we work with clients all over the UK - and have recently opened new meeting rooms in North Wales.

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Bail Changes…A Year On

I wrote a blog just over a year ago (3 April 2017) highlighting the changes to police bail. Read More

Changes to Punishments for Arson and Criminal Damage Crimes

We asked our work experience placement student Nicola Corby to write a blog as part her time in the criminal law team. Nicola undertook research on a topic I...

Surviving Spinal Injury – The Journey

After the success of the Brain Injury Conference in 2016, Lanyon Bowdler hosted another event entitled Surviving Spinal Injury – The Journey which was...

Acid Now Listed As A Dangerous Weapon

It seems like very few weeks, or days, go by now without an acid attack story hitting the headlines or being portrayed on television.

Aci...
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Common Law Marriage Myth

To mark cohabitation week in late 2017, Resolution commissioned a poll by ComRes. The poll was recently published and worryingly found:

“37% of Briti...

Leaving a Gift to Charity in your Will

After you have taken care of family and friends in your Will you may wish to consider leaving a gift to your favourite charities.

Charitable legaci...

IVF Post Code Lottery

After recently watching the news I was shocked to hear the enormous discrepancies across the UK in the provision of NHS funded IVF treatment. This post code...

Local Singer/Songwriter Wanted

Local female singer/songwriter invited to collaborate with our filmmaker Spark Media.

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Give Mental Health the Funding it Needs

On average, one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year. Mixed anxiety and depression is the most common mental disorder in the UK,...

PIP - Costing An Arm & A Leg

In 2013, the government launched Personal Independence Payment (PIP) to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for individuals between 16 and 64 who requi...

PIP - Costing An Arm & A Legs

In 2013, the government launched Personal Independence Payment (PIP) to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for individuals between 16 and 64 who requi...

End of Year Two and a Debating Competition

The Debate-Ed Programme held its second annual debating competition on Saturday 11 March 2017 with support from Lanyon Bowdler, Shrewsbury Business Chamber a...

Mock Trial

Lucy Speed and I recently assisted Read More

What is your Pet Hate?

We all have certain nuances in our lives that irk us to the extremes and no matter how we try to justify other people’s actions we fail to understand why the...

Debate-Ed Year Two

The Launch

Year Two of the award winning Debate-Ed Programme officially launched last week at Lanyon Bowdler’s Shrewsbury office.<...

Bank Holiday Weekend with the SARDA Wales Dogs

 

Back in July I inherited a cat (a long story). In recent years I have spent hours on Facebook with friends, sharing memes about cats, their...

Severndale Specialist School

As a solicitor who acts regularly for children who suffer from brain injuries and movement control problems, I was delighted to have the opportunity to look...

Debate-Ed Programme – Progress so Far

The Debate-Ed programme has come to the end of its summer/autumn run and will now be on break until early January. Consequently, this is a good opportunity t...

Dragons Den – Spotlight on Communities and Charities in Shropshire

I was really pleased last month to be involved with a charity event organised by the Shropshire Providers Consortium (SPC). Five charities met with local bus...

SARDA Wales' October Training

SARDA Wales’ October training weekend got off to an exciting start with an unlikely and unwilling celebrity in our midst! October is always the pre-ass...

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14 Sep 2018

SARDA Wales' October Training

SARDA Wales’ October training weekend got off to an exciting start with an unlikely and unwilling celebrity in ...

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