If They Had Friend Like Ben

Ben, the Hilary Meredith winning scarecrow from the 2013 Wilmslow Scarecrow Festival, has a chance of being a star of the small screen. The Rotary Club of Wilmslow Dean, organisers of the annual festival, have been invited by McCain Foods to send a selection of their favourite scarecrows to the first live scarecrow audition being…

Keeping Fit and Getting Involved

The Manchester Young Professionals Netball League new season is now well underway with the first match of the season for Hilary Meredith Solicitors having taken place on the 9th September against Booth Ainsworth Chartered Accountants. Despite Booth Ainsworth taking an early lead the half time score was in the Hilary Meredith team’s favour at 9-6….

Hilary Meredith Solicitors extends sponsorship of wheelchair tennis star

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has extended its sponsorship of Paralympic tennis player Jamie Burdekin as he works towards the Rio Paralympics 2016. A former Marine, Liverpudlian Jamie was seriously injured in car accident in 2000, leaving him wheelchair bound and unable to walk again. After 10 months of rehabilitation at the Southport Spinal Injury Unit…

Charity Fundraising

Once our Charity of the Year has been chosen, the employees at Hilary Meredith Solicitors have great fun deciding on the various fundraising activities that they can become involved with in order to raise as much money as they can during the course of the year. Our chosen Charity this year is Sanctuary for Veterans…

Had an Accident Abroad?

We all look forward to our summer holidays or even our winter skiing holidays. However, accidents, injuries and illness can occur whilst you are abroad, through no fault of your own, and all you can think about is wanting to get home. This year at Hilary Meredith Solicitors we’ve seen a marked increase in the…

Hilary Meredith writes for Manchester Messenger

Hilary Meredith, CEO of Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, features prominently in this month’s Manchester Messenger. Hilary is one of a number of contributors commenting on the controversial issue of inducements in PI work. Says Hilary: “Having spent a long period in hospital myself with meningitis a few years ago, I understand the problems with rehab…

Arctic Expedition Inquest

CORONER RETURNS NARATIVE VERDICT FOLLOWING INQUEST INTO TRAGIC DEATH DUE TO POLAR BEAR ATTACK DURING CHILDREN’S ARCTIC EXPEDITION Eton College student, Horatio Chapple, tragically died on an expedition to the Norwegian Svalbard Islands in Norway in August 2011 after being mauled to death by a polar bear. Gary Boyd, Partner, Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd is…

Burdekin lifts British Open Super Series title

Jamie Burdekin, who is sponsored by Hilary Meredith Solicitors,  clinched his latest major wheelchair tennis title on Sunday at Nottingham Tennis Centre after winning the quad doubles at the British Open, the fifth of six Super Series tournaments on the international calendar, partnering American David Wagner. In their first tournament together Burdekin and Wagner dropped…

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…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Annual Quiz

The annual Hilary Meredith Solicitors employees quiz took place on Friday 27th June. The quiz night was hosted by Sam Burbidge and Simon Quinn with questions about Sport & Leisure, Adverts & Slogans, TV & Entertainment, Music, Films and General Knowledge. With five teams entering the competition was fierce with the Dream Team consisting of…

Nottingham man wins legal battle with former employers

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has secured £30,000 for a Nottingham man after his former employers refused to accept they were responsible for the serious and disabling injuries he sustained during the course of his work. David Longden, 49, from Stapleford, worked as a Polisher for C & H Precision Finishers Limited in Sandiacre for three…

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…

Dressing for the Armed Forces

As Hilary Meredith Solicitors specialise in helping the Armed Forces to secure compensation and our chosen charity this year is Sanctuary for Veterans, it seemed only right that we celebrated Armed Forces Day! Armed Forces Day celebrates the contributions, both past and present, of the men and women currently serving for our country. With this…

Trekking For Charity

On Tuesday 17 June Lynn Bowe-Hooley, Client Services Manager at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, and her husband set out at 10.00am to scale Ben Nevis, the highest peak in Great Britain. Their 4 hour trek took them from Achintee Farm, via Red Burn and Five Finger Gully, and despite temperatures of up to 25 degrees…

Gary Qualifies as Volunteer Caseworker for SSAFA

Gary Boyd, Partner at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, has recently successfully completed the SSAFA Caseworker course at the SSAFA Central Office in London. The course, lasting 4 days, now qualifies Gary to be part of a committed team of volunteers helping to raise awareness about SSAFA’s work in the community. Also taking part in the…