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Expansion and promotions at MKB Solicitors LLP

Just weeks after being awarded the title Law Firm of the Year in the 1 to 10 Partners category, at the Yorkshire Legal Awards, MKB Solicitors LLP has recruited several new faces to meet growing demand for their services. MKB Solicitors LLP has recruited two new solicitors together with two additional support staff. These new

Proposed changes to whiplash claims – choose your lawyer wisely

You may have read in the press recently that the Government has launched a consultation on claims involving whiplash injuries. The key proposed change to the current rules under consideration is that whiplash claims with a value of £5,000.00 or less should be dealt with as “small claims”. This means that even if your whiplash

Support our Run for BIADS

Ben McFeely (Employment Solicitor), Rianne Wilcockson (Private Client Solicitor) and Lee Traynor (Head of Accounts) all took part in the Abbey Dash 10k run in Leeds on Sunday 6th November 2016 to raise money for our charity of the year, BIADS. We are pleased to report that, in testing wintery conditions, all three completed the

Barnsley MP’s Breakfast Forum, sponsored by MKB Solicitors LLP

November 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am, Free for those that sign up via MKB Angela Smith MP, Dan Jarvis MP and John Healey MP will join the Chamber, sponsors MKB Solicitors and members to discuss some of the burning business issues of the day. Past topics have included regional growth, employment, red tape,

Redressing the balance – whiplash claims

Sensationalist claims have again been made in the national media that the UK is the “whiplash capital of Europe”.  This misleading headline is generated by statistics produced by the insurer Aviva that 80% of car insurance claims are for whiplash compared to only 8% in France. This is blamed on the UK “compensation culture”. Strangely,

MKB Solicitors voted Yorkshire Law Firm of the Year

MKB are delighted to announce that it has won the prestigious Law Firm (1 – 10 Partners) award at the annual Yorkshire Legal Awards held at New Dock Hall, Royal Armouries in Leeds on 13th October 2016. In one of the most competitive categories of the night, MKB beat off competition from law firms across

MKB’s Employment Team recognised as leaders in their field by Legal 500

MKB Solicitors LLP has again been recommended in the latest version of the prestigious legal directory, the Legal 500, as a Leading Firm for Employment Law in the Yorkshire and Humber region. For the fourth year in succession MKB’s Employment Team has been singled out for praise in the Legal 500, based on feedback from

Fond farewell to Janice Newsome

After a long and successful career, MKB recently bid farewell to one of its most experienced Legal Secretaries. Janice Newsome has recently retired from MKB after working with us for an incredible 40 years! Janice started her career as a Pharmacist before taking time out of work to start a family and following this embarked

MKB shortlisted for Yorkshire Law Firm of the Year Award

We are delighted to announce that MKB has been nominated for the Law Firm of the Year (1-10 partners) award at the prestigious Yorkshire Legal Awards to take place at New Dock Hall, Leeds on 13th October 2016. In a highly competitive category covering law firms based across all Yorkshire regions, we are very proud