Board Appointment at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Finance Director Phil Matthews to the Main Board.  Phil, who joined Hilary Meredith Solicitors in 2014 from Poole Alcock Solicitors, takes his place as a Director with immediate effect.   Earlier this year, Hilary Meredith Solicitors further strengthened its Main Board with…

Cycling Success for Gary Boyd

Gary Boyd, Partner at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Limited has successfully completed a 346 kilometre charity cycle challenge from London to the Dutch capital of Amsterdam to raise funds for the Spinal Injuries Association. The 3 day challenge started in Tunbridge Wells with the group cycling through the Kent countryside to catch a ferry from Dover…

Crucial research into bomb blast injuries

I was privileged yesterday to view the crucial research being undertaken by the team at Imperial College London and funded by the Royal British Legion in to the effects of bomb blast injuries to the human body. The aim of the research is not only to gather a better understanding of the effects of bomb…

WILL AID – MAKING A WILL CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Throughout the month of November 2014 Hilary Meredith Solicitors again took part in Will Aid, the UKs top charity Will-writing scheme to help improve the lives of many individuals, groups and communities in the UK and throughout the world. In the three years that Hilary Meredith Solicitors have been taking part in the National Will…

Grant Evatt Appointed to APIL’s Executive Committee

Grant Evatt, Partner and Main Board Director at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). APIL’s Executive Committee members work on a voluntary basis, striving to achieve APIL’s objectives for the benefit of injured people. Commenting in his appointment, which was announced at…

Outdoor Adventure Accidents on the Rise

Outdoor adventure activities have become increasingly popular over recent years whether it be rock climbing, cycling, parachuting, other aeronautics, water sports or winter sports. These activities are fun and thrilling but can also of course be dangerous and lead to injuries, and tragically at times these can be very serious injuries. This year at Hilary…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors in the Press

Hilary Meredith was featured in the March edition of Claims Magazine talking about the increase in Court Fees Claims Magazine – 1 March 2015 (1) Hilary Meredith Solicitors appeared in the Wilmslow Express following the additions of Mark Farrell  and Grant Evatt to the Board Wilmslow Express – 12 March 2015

COURT FEES INCREASE WILL COST ALL OF US

Despite considerable opposition the plans to increase court fees by up to 622% have been introduced. Whilst the impact of this increase on individuals and small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) who are suing for debts or recovering compensation remains to be seen, we have little doubt that the Government’s assertion that the increase will…

Help Gary to Help the Spinal Injuries Association

Gary Boyd, Partner at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Limited is preparing to take part in a charity cycle challenge from London to the beautiful Dutch capital of Amsterdam to raise funds for the Spinal Injuries Association. The 3 day challenge starts in Tunbridge Wells with the group cycling through the Kent countryside to catch a ferry…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors in February 2015 Issue of PI Focus

The latest issue of PI focus features an article regarding injuries received by a former RAF Reg Flight Sergeant when he went to the aid of his neighbour. Simon Quinn of Hilary Meredith Solicitors acted for the Claimant and represented him at the Appeal Hearing before an Independent Tribunals Service panel. PI Focus – February…

Are School Compensation Claims Affecting Our Children?

With a recent newspaper headline highlighting that a teaching assistant in Blackpool slipped on a jigsaw piece and cost education bosses nearly £40,000 in compensation and legal costs, it seems that yet again, personal injury lawyers are in the firing line. We are told that the compensation culture is alive and well and out of…

Can The Success Of London 2012 Be Repeated With Manchester’s Airport City?

Manchester Airport is set to become the first airport in the United Kingdom to build an airport city. The airport city hub is forecast to cost £800 million, creating a total of 1600 jobs through building  offices, industrial units retail and leisure sites.  Major multi- million pound construction projects like this present major challenges in…

Winter Roads Accident Advice

Over the years many of us will have seen the disruption that winter road conditions can cause. And unless we want to be another road traffic accident statistic leading to a personal injury, we must learn to adapt the way we drive. As well as the main hazards of snow and ice, winter also brings…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Welcomes Military High Court Ruling

Hilary Meredith Solicitors has welcomed today’s High Court ruling that the fixed success fee regime should not apply to members of the armed forces injured at work. Three members of the military brought claims against the Ministry of Defence after suffering an injury during training, in each case arguing that the fixed success fee regime does not…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors in the Press

The start to 2015 saw Hilary Meredith Solicitors appear in the press for: Hilary Meredith Solicitors winning the Personal Injury Awards 2014 Marketing Campaign of the Year award Hilary’s successful campaign for the rights of Armed Forces personnel after meeting with a number of MPs and members of the House of Lords The Messenger –…

Sinead Cartwright successfully acts for RAF Aircraft Engineer

Sinead Cartwright, Partner at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, has secured £80,000 for an RAF aircraft engineer who was permanently downgraded and then discharged from service after developing occupational dermatitis during the course of her work. The client joined the RAF in October 1997. After being exposed to chemicals and dust and developing dermatitis, she was…