Menu

news

The latest news and features from Minster Law and the related industries.

Serious Injury Team Member tackles the UK’s most challenging obstacles for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Tom Streamer, a member of our Serious Injury department has spent the last 12 months training for and tackling eight of the most challenging obstacle courses that the UK has to offer. He didn’t do all this for fun though; Tom completed these challenges to raise funds to support the vital work carried out by…

Read the full article

Digital will become the standard way to do claims

Tuesday 28th April 2020

A blog from Minster Law CEO, Shirley Woolham Without digital, dealing with Covid-19 would have been impossible. In the space of a month our work and domestic life has largely moved online, and technology has immediately become essential for everyday business. In the corporate world, we’ve all become used to Zoom, MS Teams, Houseparty and…

Read the full article

A spotlight on trainee solicitor Emily Taylor

Tuesday 28th April 2020

As an aspiring solicitor you’re probably on a rollercoaster of emotions, happy, excited, even a little nervous about starting your career in the legal industry. You want to make a real difference to your customers, colleagues and community and for that you will need to have a full understanding of how a law firm works…

Read the full article

It’s time to wake up and smell the digital coffee

Monday 27th April 2020

Minster Law CEO, Shirley Woolham, talks about the impact of Covid-19 on the community and how technology can provide new solutions. President John F Kennedy was pretty good with words. In response to a crisis in his presidency he said: “The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis. One brush stroke stands for…

Read the full article

Minster Law solicitor uses military expertise to secure six figure settlement for RAF Corporal

Friday 24th April 2020

Experience in handling military cases and securing a specialist team with military knowledge helped Minster Law associate solicitor Philip Austick to get the best result for his client. In early 2016 an RAF corporal was traveling towards York on the A64 when a vehicle traveling in the other direction crossed the centre line and collided…

Read the full article

A spotlight on Thomas Giles: trainee solicitor and IronMan

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Thomas Giles (left) raising money for the Movember Foundation Sometimes your role of solicitor isn’t just working on client cases but making choices that improve business operations, external relationships and the community. Our trainee solicitors have responsibility from day one to make decisions that will impact the future of the business. We sat down with…

Read the full article

Collaboration will change the claims industry for good

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

A blog from Minster Law CEO, Shirley Woolham  Covid-19 has made protocols newly fashionable, certainly in claims. Protocols are making a virtue of necessity, and if successful will remove pinch-points and blockages in the claims journey to keep the industry and our customers going through the lockdown and beyond. Market players are learning fast how…

Read the full article

Serious injury clients still getting therapy and support during Covid-19

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Minster Law principal solicitor Jonathan Bamforth is one of a dedicated team of specialists still working hard from home to ensure our clients get the best support we can provide during the Coronavirus pandemic. A specialist in brain and spinal cord injury Jonathan works with some of Minsters most vulnerable clients on a daily basis….

Read the full article

Minster guarantees job security and launches wellbeing programme amid coronavirus crisis

Wednesday 8th April 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has caused huge lifestyle changes that mean people across the UK have gone from working in offices to working in isolation, which can easily make people feel cut off from the world. With the majority of our workforce now working remotely, we recognise it can be challenging getting to grips with new…

Read the full article

Minster Law secures six figure settlement for amputee client

Friday 3rd April 2020

The accident circumstances and injuries Our client was a motorcyclist that was overtaking at a junction, when the Defendant pulled out to his right hand side. He subsequently left the carriageway and collided with a tree which then knocked him unconscious and had life-changing consequences. The accident left our client with multiple injuries, the most…

Read the full article

What to do after a road traffic accident

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Here at Minster Law we understand that being involved in a road traffic accident can very distressing. We have therefore gathered some helpful tips for you to use following your accident. Immediately after the accident Stop the car straight away, it is an offence to leave the scene Turn off your engine and turn on…

Read the full article