Case studies - our experience

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Vulnerable adult - residence & care - Court of Protection case study

Specialist Court of Protection solicitor , Sophie Maloney , recently represented a vulnerable adult in a sensitive case involving a dispute between family members in relation to their fathers' residence and care. This case concerned AC, an elderly...

Client avoids trial after prosecution persuaded to withdraw case

We were recently contacted by a client’s wife seeking expert legal advice for her husband who had been charged with a criminal offence. Neither had been in trouble before but after asking the police for help whilst they were on a night out, her...

Deprivation of liberty challenge - Court of Protection case study

Our specialist Court of Protection solicitor , Sophie Maloney, represented a vulnerable adult in an interesting and complex case where both a husband and wife wished to leave the care home where they had been placed. This involved two challenges to the ...

Sentence reduced for client following successful appeal

Our  crime department were recently contacted by a concerned partner seeking advice on whether her boyfriend had grounds to appeal his sentence. Her partner was sentenced in 2018 to four years imprisonment for publishing illegal material. He had...

Client receives £26,500 following negligent beauty treatment

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to receiving a semi-permanent make-up lip liner procedure that was not carried out to a reasonable standard. The claimant...

Client received £17,000 after employment tribunal ruled he was unfairly dismissed

We acted for the claimant under a damages based agreement (commonly known as a “no win no fee” agreement) at a recent final hearing which took place at Manchester Employment Tribunal. Our client had alleged that he had been unfairly...

Clear communication makes moving house a breeze - Gemma's Story

Purchasing a new home is a landmark in the lives of many people, but it can also be incredibly stressful. Delays, property surveys, the prospect of a long and complicated chain, all reasons why buying or selling a property can be one of life’s most...

Client case study following dog attack

Our client was out running when he came across a bridal path which took him though the courtyard of a rural property which the client had right of access to. As our client entered the courtyard a large Rottweiler exited an outbuilding and approached...

Client receives £42,000 following injury to leg

Our client was awarded £42,000 after injuring his left leg while working in the defendants yard. Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained an injury after a dumper truck...

Client receives £65,000 following accident at work

Our client contacted us following an accident  at work  which had resulted in an injury. Our client was a 47 year old roofer who fell from a second storey extension through an uncovered skylight due to a lack of scaffolding...
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