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…

Councils Could Face Huge Compensation Bills Over Potholes

In this day and age we would expect our UK roads to be robust and able to withstand the frequent wet weather conditions, right? Wrong. Just after midday on Friday 14th August 2015 a part of the Mancunian Way in Manchester collapsed and an unusually enormous hole was created, now dubbed ‘the Manchester sinkhole’. Fortunately, nobody…

Remembering the Manchester Air Disaster and the bravery of Jacque Urbanski

It is 30 years ago since I represented the parents of air hostess Jacque Urbanski who tragically perished helping others to safety at the back of the plane. Jacque was posthumously awards the Queen’s Gallantry Medal for her devotion to duty and bravery. Instead of escaping from the blazing Boeing 737 at Manchester Airport she…

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

SAS to soften selection process following SAS deaths

Selection tests taken by recruits hoping to enrol in Britain’s elite special operations forces are to be softened to protect them from dangers such as extreme temperatures, it has been reported. The changes are understood to include a weather test which could lead to the selection week being postponed if the weather is too hot,…

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

Real damages for real people

A major news organisation has at long last highlighted the stark reality of how much the life of a loved one is worth so much less than the hurt feelings of a celebrity. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33325688 Tom Heyden writing in this mornings BBC News Magazine reports on comments made by Simon Fox the Chief Executive of Trinity…

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…

Salisbury Plain and military training

I have been acting on behalf of members of the armed forces and their families for over 27 years. The realistic and sad fact is that more injuries occur on manoeuvres whilst practising for war than on the actual battlefield. Military manoeuvres have to be realistic and prepare men and women for the realities of…

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…

Brecon Beacons Inquest

The inquest into the deaths of three SAS reservists in the Brecon Beacons will bring ‘the full facts to light’, according to coroner Louise Hunt. The inquest is examining the deaths of Lance Corporal Edward Maher, Lance Corporal Craig Roberts and Corporal James Dunsby during a training exercise on Pen y Fan on the Brecon…

Are NHS Staff Vetting Procedures Bad For Our Health?

Victorino Chua, the infamous Stepping Hill Hospital Nurse, was finally convicted on Monday 18th May 2015 of murdering 2 patients and poisoning 19 others with insulin overdoses. He was given a mandatory life sentence and was told that he must serve a minimum of 35 years imprisonment for these despicable acts, committed back in June/July…