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

“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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A spotlight on trainee solicitor Tamina Aslam

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Minster Law offers training contracts to equip you with the knowledge and skills you will need to have a full understanding of how a law firm works and the experience to make things happen. Our trainee solicitors have responsibility from day one and we provide them with support so they can make decisions that will…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Minster colleagues achieve Ironman status for Movember

Monday 5th August 2019

Two of our colleagues have raised an impressive £4100 for Movember by taking part in the gruelling Ironman triathlon challenge in Hamburg, Germany. Marc Massey, Claims Manager, and Tom Giles, Trainee Solicitor, competed in Ironman to raise awareness for the Movember Foundation, a charity addressing some of the biggest health concerns that men face; prostate…

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John Cuss joins the Law Society Civil Litigation Section Committee

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

John Cuss, a Solicitor in our Serious Injury team is delighted to have accepted a position on the Law Society Civil Litigation Section Committee. This is an amazing achievement considering John only qualified in 2017 and in this short time he has developed a name in the industry for providing critical insight into digital transformation…

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Minster Law Awards Ball 2018

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Our Annual Awards Ball took place on the 23rd of November at the Royal Armouries this year. Around 340 colleagues attended the event to see which of our finalists would be taking home awards. The Awards are a fantastic way for us to recognise our employees achievements over the past year. Awards were presented by…

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Minster Law’s response to the delayed whiplash reforms

Tuesday 17th July 2018

The government has today confirmed that reforms likely to have a dramatic effect on the personal injury sector have been delayed a year, to April 2020. Commenting on the government’s response to the Justice Select Committee’s whiplash report* Shirley Woolham, CEO of Minster Law, the leading UK personal injury specialist, said: “In conceding a further…

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United in our One Yorkshire Site

Monday 2nd July 2018

Today is the launch of ‘Unite Week’ at Minster Law. Working as one united team is at the core of our values and this week we will all be reflecting on how we personally contribute to creating our truly cohesive business. We are passionate about delivering value to our customers and providing them with the…

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Development at Minster Law: Leading our People

Thursday 14th June 2018

We’re committed to developing our people, which is why we invest heavily in supporting our employees in building the skills they need to help them progress in their role. Leading Our People (LOP) is a development programme we offer to our managers across various departments in the business.  The eight-day programme is split over six…

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Development at Minster Law: Aspiring Development

Thursday 14th June 2018

We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to help develop our people. Our new Aspiring Development Programme is currently helping 10 Minster Law colleagues to develop their people management skills and find out more about managing and motivating others. Since kicking off in January, the delegates have completed an introductory module, an overview of…

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Development at Minster Law: People Progression

Thursday 14th June 2018

We take a proactive approach when it comes to the development of our people. People Progression is an ongoing programme that helps support our managers with the essential skills they need to carry out their role effectively. Modules range from coaching and feedback, to running effective team meetings and Human Resources skills. People Progression is…

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Reflections from our newly qualified Solicitors

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Supporting the development of our people is something we’re really passionate about and our Training Contracts are a great opportunity for aspiring solicitors to kick-start their career within the legal industry. By experiencing different areas of the business through the various ‘seats’, trainees are able to gain practical experience and develop an understanding of how…

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Awards season is officially underway!

Thursday 7th December 2017

We believe in investing in our people so that they can provide the best possible service to our clients, partners and other colleagues. Our annual Awards Ball is a fantastic way for us to recognise and reward the efforts our employees have made over the past year. This year’s ball was held at the National…

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United award finalists announced

Thursday 9th November 2017

The finalists in the United category of our annual awards ceremony on 10 November have now been announced! Everyone at Minster Law works together as one team. We respect, encourage and care for each other and work, grow and achieve together. Our United award category aims to recognise those who have made a positive contribution…

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Creative award finalists announced

Wednesday 8th November 2017

We’re pleased to announce the finalists for the next award category ahead of our annual awards ceremony on 10 November! Being creative means that we think differently and use technology to innovate. Our Creative award category recognises those employees who think outside the box in order to benefit our clients, partners and other colleagues. Madeline…

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Finalists announced for the Minster Law Awards 2017

Monday 6th November 2017

We invest in our people so that they can focus on client satisfaction, and our annual awards ceremony on 10 November is a fantastic way for us to recognise the efforts and outstanding contribution our employees have made to the business over the past year. The finalists for each of the five categories – Ambitious,…

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Minster Law launches apprenticeship scheme

Wednesday 16th August 2017

We believe in investing in our people and pride ourselves on providing a positive, supportive working environment with a structured programme of development opportunities. Our new apprenticeship scheme aims to give early learners the opportunity to kick-start their career within the legal industry by enabling them to work alongside our experienced legal professionals who can…

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Go big or go home!

Monday 31st July 2017

Preparations are now well underway for the start of the 2017 Special Olympics and we’re excited to support our own Mark Mason, who is competing with the Yorkshire & Humberside boccia team. Held every four years, the National Summer Games is the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities, and represents a huge…

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