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…

Neglect ruling in Brecon Beacons Inquest – Our response

The inquest into the deaths of 3 Army reservists closed yesterday with Louise Hunt, HM Coroner ruling that James Dunsby, Craig Roberts and Eddie Maher, died as a result of neglect. Throughout the inquest Clare Stevens, Director at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has represented David Dunsby, father of Cpl James Dunsby. On 13th July 2013…

Motorbike Accident Claims

The motorbike season is in full swing with the numbers of motorbike road users traditionally peaking between April and September. While motorbikes represent only 1% of traffic, they account for 19% of deaths on Britain’s roads, and 339 motorbike users were killed in reported road accidents during 2014.  Although the annual amount of fatalities has…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors in the News

In a rare move, a barrister has been allowed to finish her pupillage at a personal injury law firm. Henrietta Hughes is set to become the first in-house counsel at Cheshire and London law firm Hilary Meredith Solicitors when her pupillage ends in August. Read more …. https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/barrister-finishes-pupillage-at-personal-injury-solicitors

Paddling For Headway

With the Wirral Dragon Boat Festival back for its fourth year, Hilary Meredith Solicitors have registered a boat to compete for the trophy in eagerly fought dragon races on the West Kirby Marine Lake. The festival is in aid of Headway Wirral, a worthwhile local charity that works to improve life after brain injury. They…

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…