“Criminal recklessness” in SAS Brecon deaths

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd believes that the failings which led to the deaths of three SAS reservists in the Brecon Beacons amounted to “criminal recklessness”. L/Cpl Edward Maher, L/Cpl Craig Roberts and Cpl James Dunsby died as a result of neglect on a 16-mile march in 2013. In written evidence, Hilary Meredith Solicitors told a…

Jamie Burdekin runner-up in World Tour Finals Match

Jamie Burdekin and his partner Andy Lapthorne were narrowly beaten by the US partnership of Nick Taylor and David Wagner in the 2015 UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters on Saturday in California. In a thrilling final, Jamie and Andy, second seeds going into the tournament, went down 6-4,  3-6, 6-3 against the two highly experienced Americans. …

A Report Based on a Survey to our Military Clients

This report  based on a survey to our military clients highlights the grim reality of life on Civvy Street for former members of UK Armed Forces. Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd contacted 809 military service personnel who have suffered an injury while serving in the armed forces. The contact details were taken from the firm’s database. The…

Hilary Meredith named as judge for 2016 Modern Claims Awards

Hilary Meredith, CEO and founder of Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, has been invited to judge the 2016 Modern Claims Awards. The Modern Claims Awards, now in their second year, were launched to celebrate cross-industry talent and success. The Awards were launched in 2015 following the huge success of Modern Claims Magazine and the Modern Claims…

Pursuing An Abuse Claim – The Fight For Justice

Lord Janner, who is accused of 22 counts of sexual abuse against boys aged 16 and under, dating from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, was ordered to attend a hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court where, despite Lord Janner purportedly suffering from severe dementia, the Chief Magistrate ruled that his attendance was mandatory. This Order followed…

Larium – unanswered questions remain

The manufacturer of Lariam, a drug that has been blamed for causing suicides and illnesses among Irish soldiers, has agreed to pay a settlement for the first time in a case taken against it in Ireland. The Select Defence Committee has also this week published the MoD’s response to its letter regarding Lariam. The Committee…

Will the MoD learn its lesson this time?

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has cautiously welcomed the news that military chiefs have been ordered to carry out two inquiries after the deaths of three men on the Brecon Beacons in 2013. L/Cpl Edward Maher, L/Cpl Craig Roberts and Cpl James Dunsby died as a result of neglect on the 16-mile march. The inquiries will see if…

Hilary Meredith renews sponsorship of Team GB Paralympian

Hilary Meredith Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have renewed their sponsorship of one of our top wheelchair tennis players Jamie Burdekin. Jamie will be part of the Team GB squad at the Rio Paralympics in 2016 and we are thrilled to be able to join him on that journey to what we all…

Congratulations to Millwall FC on raising £36,905.85 for Headley Court

Last Saturday representatives from Millwall presented personnel from Headley Court with a cheque for £36,905.85 – the money raised since the club announced it would support the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre by playing against Brentford in unique, one-off camouflage shirts back in November 2014. The initiative, which also marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak…

Success in the Court of Appeal for Hilary Meredith Solicitors

Hilary Meredith Solicitors has successfully represented the claimant in resisting an appeal by the Ministry of Defence against the judgment of HHJ Horton. Kevin Lillington, the claimant, was injured whilst on a promotional course in the Army. The MOD contested all issues at trial and then appealed the damages and a finding that he would…

Sponsorship of Crème de la Crème Ball.

Hilary Meredith Solicitors is delighted to support Cheshire’s most prestigious charity ball, with a silver sponsorship of the Crème de la Crème Ball. Following on from the success of last year’s event, which featured on Prime Time TV Show The Real Housewives of Cheshire, the Crème de la Crème Ball will take place on Saturday…

Delighted to support Caudwell Children’s first Ladies Lunch

Hilary Meredith Solicitors to delighted to support Caudwell Children’s first Ladies Lunch. “As a firm we have a long-standing reputation for supporting women and families through times of crisis – whether it’s injury caused at home, in the workplace or on the roads,” said Hilary Meredith, CEO at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd. “We understand that…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Pens New Deal With Paralympic Tennis Ace, Jamie Burdekin

Great Britain’s Jamie Burdekin is delighted to announce his renewed key sponsor partnership with Wilmslow based law firm, Hilary Meredith Solicitors. The partnership which has run since before London 2012 sees a new partnership deal signed ahead of Rio 2016. Since London 2012, the partnership has seen Jamie win several world titles across the past…

Bosley Mill Disaster

Many of us have similar starts to the day, we all wake up to the alarm and commence our often frustrating commute into work. Our main purpose in going to work is to be rewarded with some hard earned pennies so that we can pay the bills and support our family as well as plan…

Brain Injury in the Armed Forces

Read the article in B21 magazine by Gary Boyd, Partner at Hilary Meredith Solicitors, regarding brain injuries in the Armed Forces and how our specialist team can help both in the short and long term B21 article

Our Dragon Boat Experience for Headway

On Saturday 25th July 2015, a team from Hilary Meredith Solicitors took to the open water of West Kirby Marine Lake to take part in a charity Dragon Boat race organised and in aid of Headway Wirral. Having chosen the name ‘HMS Victory’, our team of 14 would-be master mariners arrived at the lake full…

Clare Stevens in the Press

Clare Stevens, Board Director at Hilary Meredith Solicitors, represents thousands of soldiers and their families, including the father of Corporal James Dunsby – one of the three SAS trainees who died from heat exhaustion on an endurance march in the Welsh Brecon Beacons She said, “The Ministry of Defence repeatedly says it learns the lessons and then…