Hilary Meredith in the News

Hilary Meredith Solicitors agrees new £3m facilities with Yorkshire Bank. Articles in: Manchester Evening News, Modern Law Magazine, Legal Futures, North West Business Insider, The Business Desk

Hilary Meredith Solicitors targets further expansion

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd is targeting further expansion after agreeing new facilities with Yorkshire Bank. The firm has secured a £3 million refinancing package with Yorkshire Bank which includes additional working capital to assist with its growth plans. Established in 2003, Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has built a strong reputation as a personal injury specialist…

Hilary Meredith Quoted in Mail on Sunday

Hilary met with Mark Nicol last week to discuss the MoD rejection of a sergeant’s sperm bank plea. The article was reported in the Mail on Sunday 13th April 2014. Click here to see the article

‘I tried to kill myself’ says ‘bullied’ ex-soldier

Former soldier Joseph McCabe is currently bringing a civil action against the Ministry of Defence. Joseph McCabe, who has a pronounced stammer, claims that during his service in Germany and Iraq he was head-butted, stabbed and repeatedly bullied. Mr McCabe said that little was done to help him. An Army spokesperson told the BBC: “Whilst…

Landmark Court of Appeal ruling paves the way for whole life sentences to be given to the murderers of soldier Fusilier Lee Rigby

In July 2013 the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg ruled that whole life terms, whilst justified, must have some mechanism for review after 25 years. The Court further ruled that England and Wales provided no such mechanism and whole life sentences therefore breached a criminal’s human rights.   The Court of Appeal looked…

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…

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 an 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…

Hearing loss claims will be heard individually, says Court Judge

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 Court, a new judgment has heard. The claims have been brought by military personnel, who alleged to have developed hearing loss either in training, in combat, post combat or in…

2013 a great year for Jamie Burdekin

2013 has been a great year for Jamie Burdekin. After participating in the 2012 Paralympics, this year has been about training, conditioning and competing. Most recently, he participated in the British Wheelchair Tennis Championships, in both the single and doubles competitions. In his first competition since July, Jamie and his team mate Antony Cotterill powered…

New TV Advertisement Coming Soon!

  Since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 introduced a ban on referral fees in April this year, the market has seen some drastic changes as it seeks to adapt to the new regulatory environment. While the ban on referral fees has shaken the PI market considerably we always viewed it…

‘Tune in’ on Road Safety Week

This year Road Safety Week, starting on the 18th November, is urging people too ‘tune in’ to road safety in a bid to cut accidents caused by driver and pedestrian distraction. Hilary Meredith Solicitors, award winning law firm based in Wilmslow, is fully supporting the campaign by working closely with The Brain Injury Group who…

PI Gateway in Modern Claims Magazine

Four leading personal injury (PI) lawyers have joined forces to launch Pi Gateway, a new organisation aimed at helping PI firms in England and Wales make a clean and managed exit from the market. David Bott from Bott & Co, Martin Coyne from Ralli Solicitors, Hilary Meredith from Hilary Meredith Solicitors and James Maxey from Express Solicitors form…

Festival of Remembrance – honoured to be invited

I am honoured to have been invited by the Royal British Legion to attend the Festival of Remembrance held on Saturday night at the Royal Albert Hall.  Having attended once before in 2003, I was humbled and at the same time filled with patriotism and awe for all those who have served in all wars…