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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...

A Visit to Shrewsbury Veterans Outreach Hub

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending the Veterans Outreach Hub in Shrewsbury town centre. I discussed various legal issues, which may impact the...

Child Arrangements Orders – “Live With” and “Spend Time With”

The question of which parent is more likely to get a Live With Child Arrangements Order (custody in old money) is an ever evolving one. Historically there wa...

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

Sexual Abuse Is Never Acceptable

In England and Wales there are 85,000 female rape victims and 12,000 male victims every year; shockingly only 15% of those victims can face reporting their a...

Reflecting on Mediation

Family Mediation Week takes place from 22 – 26 January this year. It provides a helpful opportunity for both individuals and family practitioners to re...

Don't Drink and Drive or Drug Drive This Christmas

It’s that time of year with the office Christmas party on the horizon that the Police begin their drink drive, and this year drug drive, awareness camp...

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...

Landlords Have Your Say : Consultation Opens On Selective Licencing

The term ‘landlord’ no longer conjures the image of high flying property developers who have large portfolios. Many landlords are now the ‘...

Election Results - Hung Parliament and Farming

The Conservatives won the most seats, as expected, but they have fallen short of the 326 seats required to form a majority. Below we explore what the Tories...

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...

Reimbursement of Employment Tribunal Fees

As we have reported previously here, on 26 July 2017 the Supreme Court held that the...

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14 Sep 2018

Reimbursement of Employment Tribunal Fees

As we have reported previously here, on 26 Ju...

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