What is Probate and do I need it?

When people hear the word Probate it usually fills them with dread. There are many myths about ‘Probate’ such as it delays the estate by many months and it costs thousands. This article looks to set out a few facts about what is actually involved in the Probate process and how it can affect you.

Hospital Reception Supreme Court Judgment

Earlier we reported on the clinical negligence claim of Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.   The Supreme Court has now considered this case where the Claimant had pursued compensation for injury caused by the A&E Receptionist giving misleading information. Mr Darnley attended at the Mayday Hospital in Croydon in 2010 complaining of feeling unwell

MKB raise £800 for TADS at Charity Quiz Night

MKB are pleased to announce that its second annual charity quiz night was a huge success. The quiz took place at The Old Picture House in Barnsley and was attended by numerous local businesses. After compiling funds collected on the evening, we are delighted to have raised £800.00 for TADS.       TADS (Therapies

MKB Welcomes New Trainee

We are delighted to announce and welcome to the MKB team Chelsea Goulding who is joining us as a Trainee from the University of Central Lancashire. Chelsea will be commencing her training contract in our Private Client Department where she will be working with our Steven Dawson and Matthew Gibson to develop skills in Will


MKB Solicitors took part in a clean-up event in Barnsley Town Centre organised by Barnsley Council last month, along with Barnsley College and Community Payback. As part of that effort we are pleased to report that in just 4 hours the following was achieved: Approximately 6 black bags filled with rubbish 1 wooden fence and

MKB Solicitors Clean Up!

Staff from MKB solicitors helped tidy up Barnsley Town Centre today. Working with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council we were busy in George’s Yard, just off Market Hill, as part of a team painting, litter picking and weeding. We gave the walls, doors and window frames in the area a much needed lick of paint. Next

Who is Reading Your Facebook and Social Media Postings?

The recent High Court decision of Pinkus v. Direct Line provides some insight as to how posting on social media can have an effect on a personal injury claim. Mr Pinkus was injured in a road traffic accident that occurred on the 21st August 2012.   Liability for the accident had been admitted.   Mr Pinkus said


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.