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Supporting Kirkwood Hospice during the pandemic

Monday 29th June 2020

The outbreak of the pandemic has hit charities hard, with many being unable to deliver their vital services or fundraise for much needed funds to support themselves. For Kirkwood Hospice, the outbreak of coronavirus has meant that many hospice services had to be adapted in order to meet the needs of patients, families and carers….

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Keeping Serious Injury cases moving during lockdown

Wednesday 24th June 2020

Minster Law associate solicitor Helen Richardson shares her thoughts on the pragmatic approach taken by Minster Law to progress Serious Injury claims during Covid-19 and the nationwide lockdown. As Big Ben chimed in the New Year, chances are no one imagined the times we would soon be living through. Stock cupboards of tins and toilet…

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New appointment Rizwan Mughal

New associate solicitor Rizwan Mughal shares his experience as a new starter during lock down

Thursday 18th June 2020

Minster Law’s newest associate solicitor Rizwan Mughal joined the team only 3 weeks before the entire country went into lockdown. While it’s been a less than conventional start, he is hard at work helping our clients, so we asked him to take a quick break and answer a few questions to get to know him…

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What is automatism

What is the defence of Automatism and how can we counter that?

Wednesday 17th June 2020

In recent times, an increasingly popular and frequently used argument to deny liability for an accident has emerged – the defence of automatism. This is based on the allegation that a defendant was not consciously in control of his or her vehicle at the time of the collision. Minster Law Associate Solicitor Philip Austick has…

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Gathering evidence for your loss of earnings due to personal injury during covid-19

How to gather evidence for your loss of earnings due to personal injury during Covid-19

Friday 12th June 2020

If you currently have an ongoing personal injury claim, which is impacting your ability to work, you could be facing a new challenge in evidencing your loss of earnings due to Covid-19.  Minster Law Associate Solicitor Chris Bowman shares his insight into how you can help prepare yourself and which evidence you may need to…

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Calculting loss of earnings due to covid-19

Calculating loss of earnings in a time of furlough, redundancy and Covid-19

Thursday 11th June 2020

Minster Law Associate Solicitor Chris Bowman shares his insight into how Coronavirus and the Government’s lockdown could impact a client’s loss of earnings claim. I sat down, looking through various cases where clients have been laid off or furloughed due to Covid-19 and knew this was going to present an opportunity for defendants to attack…

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9 Gough Chambers partnership with Minster Law

Minster Law signs partnership agreement with 9 Gough Chambers for counsel services

Wednesday 10th June 2020

Minster Law Solicitors are delighted to announce the signing of a new agreement with 9 Gough Chambers, this agreement will see 9 Gough Chambers providing their exceptional, expert Counsel services to Minster Law’s serious injury department. 9 Gough Chambers are an APIL accredited barristers chambers who specialise in work on the behalf of seriously injured…

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“Learning at Work Week” receives top marks from colleagues

Thursday 4th June 2020

The year 2020 has certainly been challenging so far and whilst the Coronavirus has brought most of the world to a halt, it’s not stopped Minster Law in its quest to continue with learning and development (L&D). With the business still fully operational and the majority of colleagues working from home, never have our values…

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