Hilary Meredith wins Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award

Hilary Meredith, Chair of Hilary Meredith Solicitors, last night collected the Outstanding Achievement of The Year Award at the Personal Injury Awards 2017. Over the last twelve months, Hilary has secured major, life-saving policy changes from the UK government in a substantial but often misunderstood area of personal injury – service personnel and veterans battling…

Hilary Meredith calls for the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) to be shut down

Hilary Meredith is today calling for the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) to be shut down. Says Hilary: “There has been much reported about Ihat including the bully-boy tactics of investigators posing as detectives with powers of arrest when non-existed. “The rights afforded to anyone arrested by the police under PACE have also been completely…

Also recruiting in Wilmslow

Our head office in Wilmslow is expanding. We are looking for the very best legal talent. Positions for –    Paralegals –    Trainees –    Associate solicitors Please send your CV to Hilary Meredith – hilary@hmsolicitors.co.uk

Defence Secretary to outline new proposals for troops injured in combat

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will today announce a 12-week consultation on plans to increase awards for servicemen and women injured in combat. Leading military solicitor Hilary Meredith, welcomed the news. “This will be a huge relief to soldiers injured in the front line,” said Hilary. “We have fought long and hard to help soldiers…

We are recruiting

Due to an exciting period of growth our London office based at Mitre Court, Inner Temple is recruiting. We are looking for the very best lawyers to work on high quality, ground-breaking work.  We are looking for people with a passion for excellence and client care. Current vacancies include: Clinical negligence solicitors at all levels…

MoD again refuses to accept corporate responsibility

In hiding behind crown immunity, the MoD is defying the will of a Parliamentary Inquiry and flying in the face of public opinion says Hilary Meredith The Ministry of Defence has again refused to accept corporate responsibility for deaths in training, exercises and selection events. At today’s evidence session the Select Committee followed up various…

Hilary Meredith Named as Claimant Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year

Hilary Meredith, CEO at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, was last night named as Claimant Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year at 2016 Eclipse Personal Injury Awards. The awards, now in their ninth year, took place at the Grange St. Paul’s hotel in London. Organised by Barker Brooks Communications, the publisher of Claims Media, the awards…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors names Broughton House as its official charity

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has named Broughton House as its official charity for the next twelve months. Based in Salford, Broughton House is the sole independent provider of nursing and residential care for veterans of the armed forces and merchant navy in the North West. Broughton House was formed in 1916 by Colonel Sir William…

Servicemen and women fight back – JR letter sent to Michael Fallon

Soldiers hounded over incidents in the Iraq War are pressing ahead with plans to take the Ministry of Defence to court. Their solicitor, Hilary Meredith, has written to Secretary of State for Defence, Michel Fallon, to issue notice that they will be bringing a Judicial Review to put in place a framework of support for…

Failing Grayling

  Chris Grayling’s  Social Action, Responsibility  and Heroism Bill gets its first reading tomorrow – but all this serves to do is to undermine our legal system and the credibility of our judges. Mr Grayling clearly does not understand that unmeritorious claims against employers for accidents at work are turned down by good lawyers, fought…

Appeal victory for Hilary Meredith Solicitors

Over 60 claims of noise-induced hearing loss will be heard separately in the local county courts of the claimants, rather than transferred centrally to the High Court, after an important legal victory by Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd. The claims have been brought by military personnel, who alleged to have developed hearing loss either in training,…

Hilary Meredith Addresses Scottish Parliament

Hilary Meredith, CEO of Hilary Meredith Solicitors, addressed the Scottish Parliament last week. Hilary was invited to speak by the Armed Forces Legal Action (AFLA) Group, hosted by Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood. Other speakers included Willie Rennie MSP, Alistair Morris, President of the Scottish Law Society and Janet Hood, Council Member for the Law…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors announces Sanctuary for Veterans as Charity of the Year

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to the military community by selecting Sanctuary for Veterans as its official Charity of the Year. Sanctuary for Veterans aims to provide respite and support for injured ex-military personnel and their families to help them settle back into the community after being discharged on medical grounds….

National clampdown on lack of construction site safety

Statistics continue year after year to indicate that rates of death, injury and ill health are among the highest in the construction industry. In a recent article published by the HSE it was confirmed that “construction workers remain nearly four times more likely to be killed at work than the average worker.” One common type…

The Construction Workers Compensation Scheme

In industrial terms there can have been few if any more shocking revelations in recent years than the exposure of ‘The Consulting Association’. This was a conglomerate of construction companies, including some of the largest and most high profile in the UK which prepared and shared a database recording details of individual contractors and workers…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors becomes first law firm to sign Armed Forces Covenant

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has reinforced its commitment to the UK’s Armed Forces by becoming the first law firm to sign the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. A Corporate Covenant is a voluntary pledge from businesses and charitable organisations who wish to demonstrate their concrete support for the Armed Forces Community. By signing the covenant, Hilary…