One of the most common types of injury sustained by clients is whiplash.    Whilst it may seem strange for personal injury lawyers to talk about accident prevention, we would like you to be aware that today – 15th August 2018 – is Injury Prevention Day. Whiplash injuries and claims can be avoided if drivers and

MKB Solicitors, has welcomed four new lawyers to its growing team.

Danielle Mahyar joins Matrimonial & Family Team specialising in divorce, financial disputes, injunctions and arrangements for children. Tracy Rodgers takes over the Personal Injury offering at the firm, advising clients who have suffered injury or illness as a result of road traffic accidents, trips and slips in public places, accidents at work and on holiday.

Legal Secretary required for Property Department

MKB Solicitors LLP is seeking an enthusiastic and efficient Secretary/PA to work in its Property Department. The successful candidate will become part of an established law firm managing the full remit of secretarial duties, working primarily as secretary to a fee earner who specialises in conveyancing and property matters.  Previous conveyancing/property and legal experience would

Legal Secretary needed for busy Matrimonial/Care Department

Due to expansion in our Care and Matrimonial Department we have a vacancy for an experienced legal secretary to join the team. Whilst previous experience within the specific area of family law and care law is not essential, it is desirable. This is a full time position, but we can offer some flexibility around the

New report warns of looming incapacity crisis

99% of people in Yorkshire and the Humber leave important health and welfare decisions to chance By 2025, more than 13 million people who are at risk of mental incapacity will not be prepared 75% would like a family member to make medical and care decisions on their behalf, in the event of mental incapacity

Sun, Sea ….and No Win/No Fee?

It’s that time of year when for some of us, thoughts turn to holidays.   Whether travelling abroad or staying somewhere in the UK, going on holiday should be a fun and stress-free week or two, but what if your holiday turns out to be memorable for all the wrong reasons?    What would you do if

What would you do if you became trapped on your hotel room balcony?

This was the question that faced Mr Philip Clay and the consequences of his actions have recently been considered by the Court of Appeal. Mr Clay and his family were staying in a hotel in Tenerife.   His parents were staying in an adjoining room, each with its own balcony.   The balconies were accessed by sliding

MKB Solicitors appoint new Head of Employment

MKB Solicitors have appointed Ben McFeely to lead their Employment Department. Ben, a Partner at MKB, has been promoted to Head of Department after 8 years with the firm. MKB has been highlighted consistently in the Legal 500 directory in recent years as a leading provider of employment law and HR advice, based on client

A&E Waiting Times

An interesting case is returning to the Supreme Court this week.   In Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, Mr Darnley went to A&E with a head injury after an assault.   He was told by the receptionist that he could expect to wait up to 5 hours before treatment.   He therefore decided after 90 minutes