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Equity Partner Announced at MKB Solicitors LLP

    Steven Dawson has been appointed as a Senior Partner at MKB Solicitors having spent 6 years as a Partner with the firm.  He joined MKB in September 2001 as a qualified Solicitor in the Wills, Trusts & Future Planning Department specialising in all areas of Private Client work including the administration of estates,

Dementia Friends at MKB Solicitors …

                       A big thank you to Richard Brocklehurst of Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance and the Alzheimer’s Society for the dementia awareness training and support today – helping to make MKB Solicitors LLP and it’s staff dementia friendly.  

Steven Dawson, Partner, Shines Bright at one of South Yorkshire’s Grandest Events

    The first ever Barnsley based President of Sheffield & District Law Society since the Society began in 1875 hosts one of South Yorkshire’s most Prestigious Events. Distinguished members of Sheffield & District law fraternity and their guests gathered for their 139th annual dinner ‘Yorkshire Lawyers Banquet’ at Cutlers Hall, Sheffield on Friday 6th February

A Level students get a taste of the law

A Level students from Barnsley Sixth Form College are getting a taste of the legal life thanks to MKB Solicitors LLP. The five Law students are taking part in a four-week work experience placement where they have the opportunity to shadow Solicitors, attend Court and observe client meetings. Sam Kinghorn, Luke Thompson, Emma Peacock, Megan

Holidays from Hell! Employment Update by Ben McFeely

A year doesn’t seem to go by without new controversy surrounding the provision of holidays to workers. After the debacle of holidays and long term sickness absence, we now have new European and UK case law that has created huge headaches for employers about the way in which holiday pay is calculated. What a mess!

Mirror, Mirror, on the wall … Do I need a Will at all?

In the first of a series of articles by Steven Dawson, the Head of the Private Client Department at MKB and current President of the Sheffield and District Law Society, we look at some recent changes to the rules about who inherits if you die without having made a Will. “Whilst we at MKB would

The Legal 500 – We’ve done it again!

MKB Solicitors LLP have been recommended in the Legal 500 publication for the second year running. Simon Brian and Ben McFeely of our Employment Department have been listed as recommended lawyers in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2014 editorial for the Yorkshire and Humber region. The Legal 500 United Kingdom, is the leading guide to law firms

David Wright, Managing Partner at MKB, certainly gets our vote!! …

We are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, David Wright, has been shortlisted for the Managing Partner of the Year award at the 2014 Yorkshire Lawyer Awards.  David has been at the firm for over 43 years and Managing Partner since 1998.  He has seen the firm through four recessions and has helped to