Hilary Homfray joins Anthony Collins Solicitors after working for Birmingham City Council for 14 years. With more than 60,000 properties, she was kept busy!
The categories are broken down into various business sectors and practice areas, and the shortlist is announced following the in-depth research carried out by the Legal 500 teams throughout the year; this includes our own submissions, references from clients, peers, interviews with other law firms, in-house counsel and industry sources.
Firms were shortlisted based on being “the most capable, expert firms operating at the top of their game” according to the Legal 500, and so we are absolutely delighted to have our work and expertise in this area recognised both externally and by the clients that we serve.
Rankeshwar Batta, Partner, and head of our clinical negligence and personal injury department said, “Helping our clients to improve their quality of life following critical and life-changing events is at the heart of everything we do, and to see that the feedback from our clients and the sector as a whole (including our peers) has contributed to our success in being shortlisted makes me extremely proud of the team and their hard work and dedication. Whilst we were not voted overall winner of the category, to simply be recognised as being within the top 8 firms nationally is a superb achievement for the team.”
For more information about our work in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury, please contact Rankeshwar Batta.
The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.
Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.
A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.
Thinking about the legal status of being a cohabitant probably isn’t at the top of the ‘to do’ list.
When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The tragedy, in this case, is that there were options readily available to the midwives that they could have used. This was not a case of having to go above and beyond.
Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.
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