Clinical Negligence Compensation

A local man accepted a settlement of £40,000.00 following an unsuccessful hip replacement surgery that took place in 2016. Our client was unaware that there were any issues with how his hip surgery had been performed until September 2017 when his hip began making squeaking noises.  He noticed that he began to experience pain around

Nicola Brown and Rhiannon Murphy qualify as Solicitors

We are delighted to announce that Nicola Brown and Rhiannon Murphy have today qualified as Solicitors! Both Nicola and Rhiannon joined MKB in September 2017 as Paralegals after completing their Honours Law Degree at Sheffield Hallam University.  Nicola and Rhiannon then commenced their Training Contracts with us in September 2019 after successful completion of the

Chelsea Goulding qualifies as a Solicitor

We are pleased to announce that Chelsea Goulding, a member of our Private Client team, has now qualified as a Solicitor. After four years studying Law at the University of Central Lancashire, Chelsea joined MKB as a Trainee Solicitor in September 2018. As part of her 2 year training contract, Chelsea worked within our Family,

Have you been involved in an unprovoked attack?

Being involved in an unprovoked attack can be very distressing for victims. These innocent people don’t realise that they can claim compensation for their injury, even where their attacker is unknown. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a government funded organisation that was set up solely to compensate blameless victims of violent crimes. If

Compensation received after slip incident

One of our clients has received the sum of £3,300.00 after an accident in a national supermarket chain store.  As she made her way around the plants and flowers stand, she slipped on water that had spilled out onto the floor and soaked the matting in this area. As a result sustained injury. When in

Another Successful Outcome for our Dispute Resolution Team

It is common, outside of the divorce courts, that the most acrimonious disputes are between shareholders.  Limited companies can bring together relative strangers and/or family members, and while often these relationships are long and happy, sometimes they are disrupted by quarrels, disloyalty, and ultimately, separation. In some cases, disputes can be settled through sensible engagement

Parties be Warned: Disobey Court Orders at your Peril

A person’s home is their castle and one which will be defended fearlessly. It therefore tends to follow that a homeowner will pretty much do anything to protect their home, and their rights to use and enjoy it, no matter what the cost. Head of Dispute Resolution Glyn Staves, a Senior Partner and Deputy District

Landlords, Tenants and the Coronavirus Act 2020

Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act passed on 25th March 2020 states that businesses cannot be thrown out of their premises for not paying their rent and in the vast majority of commercial lease “rent” includes service charges and contributions to a landlord’s insurance premiums. Whilst this protection is currently afforded up until 30th June