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…

We’re Sponsoring the Wilmslow Show!!

It is the Wilmslow Show on Sunday 13th July at Wilmslow High School fields.  They are expecting 8,000 – 10,000 people to attend the day. Hilary Meredith Solicitors have agreed to sponsor the event in conjunction with Silk 106.9 radio and will be on the radio as joint sponsors in the next few weeks, live…

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…

Hilary Meredith-sponsored Jamie Burdekin becomes world champion

Hilary Meredith-sponsored Jamie Burdekin returned home from the Netherlands this week having helped lead Great Britain to the quad title at the 2014 BNP Paribas World Team Cup, the Davis and Fed Cups of wheelchair tennis. It is the second time that 34-year-old Burdekin has helped inspire Great Britain to lift the title after remaining…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors joins Armed Forces Legal Action

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has become a member of Armed Forces Legal Action (AFLA), a nationwide scheme bringing together lawyers from all parts of the United Kingdom to help the men and women who safeguard our country when they themselves need assistance. Commenting on the firm’s membership, CEO Hilary Meredith said: “We are delighted to…

Cut too deep

Sirens should be sounding all over Whitehall today in response to the National Audit Office (NAO) report into the viability of the MOD’s cuts to our regular armed forces  saying they “significantly affect the Army’s ability to achieve its objectives and value for money”.  The report can be found here www.nao.org.uk/report/army-2020/ The head of the…

Blind golfer Billy says G’day Australia!

Congratulations to Billy McAllister, sponsored by Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, who qualified and played in this year’s IBGA World Blind Golf Championship. The 2014 IBGA World Blind Golf Championship took place at the Nelson Bay Golf Club, at Port Stephens NSW, Australia. Over 55 starters, plus caddies, from 14 countries converged on the Port Stephens…

SIA Rebuilding Lives After Spinal Cord Injury awards

Clare Stevens and Gary Boyd were proud to attend the prestigious SIA Rebuilding Lives After Spinal Cord Injury awards last night, hosted by the comedian Stephen Mangan. It was an honour to be in the company of such dedicated professionals who make such a valuable contribution to the lives of those affected by injury and…

D-Day

Pause for thought. This morning 70 years ago, June 6th 1944 saw the greatest armada in history launch the allied invasion of Normandy France and the beginning of the end of the Nazi occupation of Europe. A staggering 156,000 British, American and Canadian troops landed and fought up those famous beaches; Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno…

Hilary Meredith in May Issue of Claims magazine

Hilary explains the difference between human rights law, The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme and the rights of a soldier to bring a legal claim due to negligence in service. Claims magazine May ’14  

Tropical day at Hilary Meredith Solicitors

All the staff at Hilary Meredith Solicitors dressed up in their finest ‘tropical’ outfits last Friday to raise money for their charity of the year, Sanctuary for Veterans. Each person made a donation to the Charity in return for leaving their usual formal work attire at home and arriving at the offices in Wilmslow and…

Grant Evatt and Mark Fielding appear on British Forces News

Grant Evatt and Mark Fielding, partners at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd appeared on British Forces News last night after attending the APIL Military Claims Conference at the Churchill War Rooms in London. British Forces News is BFBS Television’s flagship programme – the Forces’ own ‘window on the world’, transmitted live every weeknight at 1830 CET…

Trophy photos not all that they seem

It is a great shame that Phil Shiner is allowed to continue with these allegations of mistreatment by the British Army. I have discussed the so called “trophy” photos with military personnel. The “thumbs up” sign next to an Iraqi deceased body seems to me not be a trophy sign but merely confirmation that this…

Rob Wood inquest

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd is representing the family of UK soldier, Rob Wood, who died in Afghanistan when a fire engulfed the tent he slept in. Rob, 28, and Dean Hutchinson, 23 died in the blaze at a logistical centre at Camp Bastion in the early hours of 14 February 2011. Mr Wood and Mr…