Virtual Family Law Drop-in Sessions

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Do you need divorce and family law advice? We are here to support you! Virtual Drop-in Sessions with Divorce & Family Solicitor We are pleased to announce that our Divorce and Family Law Solicitor, Noelle Heath is offering free virtual drop-in sessions for individuals that need advice on a range of family matters including separation, divorce, childcare arrangements, cohabitation agreements … Read More

Impact of New Whiplash Reforms on Personal Injury Claims

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Impact of New Whiplash Reforms on Personal Injury Claims

At the beginning of the year the Ministry of Justice confirmed that the new Whiplash Reforms 2021 will come into effect from 31st May this year. The reforms will change the personal injury claims process for those wishing to pursue a claim for some road traffic accidents (“RTA”), meaning the amount of compensation a claimant receives and claimant’s access to … Read More

Successful Protective Award Claim for Sash UK Ltd Employees

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South Yorkshire based supplier of windows, doors and conservatories, Sash UK Ltd was placed into administration on 22nd May 2020. Unfortunately, over 100 employees were immediately made redundant without any warning. When a company makes 20 or more employees redundant from one workplace, they have a legal duty to collectively consult the affected employees before making them redundant. If a … Read More

Sharp Fall in Bowel Cancer Cases

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Sharp Fall in Bowel Cancer Cases - Morrish Solicitors

Since the start of the pandemic there has been a sharp fall in diagnosed bowel cancer cases due to disruption to screening and diagnosis. Therefore, there could potentially be thousands of people suffering with undiagnosed and untreated bowel cancer. Sharp Fall in Bowel Cancer Cases It has been reported by Bowel Cancer UK that there have been over a million … Read More

Sleeping in Shifts

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Sleeping in Shifts - Morrish Solicitors

Night Working Hours & Sleeping In Shifts After a satisfying hard day’s graft at work and having successfully completed another torturously packed train journey home, it is always a lovely feeling to be able to share the company of loved ones during an evening. We get to have a hot shower, put on some comfy pyjamas, and enjoy some delicious … Read More

Greensill Capital Protective Award Claim  

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Financial services companies, Greensill Capital (UK) and Greensill Capital Management Co (UK) went into administration on Monday 8th March 2021.   Greensill Capital (UK) Protective Award Claim Unfortunately, over 400 employees from Greensill’s UK workforce have been made redundant with immediate effect after the company went into administration. It has been reported the company did not adequately consult employees before making them redundant, meaning those employees could be entitled … Read More

TSSA & Morrish Solicitors Secure Compensation For Thomas Cook Employees

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Thomas Cook Redundancy Payout Victory Welcomed TSSA and Leeds based Morrish Solicitors have secured an employment tribunal judgment against Thomas Cook over the travel firm’s failure to consult before making redundancies, meaning up to 1,500 former employees could claim as much as £4,200 from the Insolvency Service. Thomas Cook went into liquidation on 23 September 2019 with around 1,500 London, … Read More

Impact of Covid-19 on Child Maintenance Payments

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Impact of Covid-19 on Child Maintenance Payments

The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically changed our lives and has caused uncertainty for millions of individuals and families across the country. With the current lockdown restrictions affecting jobs and incomes, many parents are concerned what may happen to their child maintenance payments if their circumstances change. In this article, we highlight the impact of Covid-19 on child maintenance payments.   The Impact of Covid-19 on Child Maintenance Payments … Read More

Positive Review for our Employment Lawyer

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Our Senior Partner and Employment Lawyer, Paul Scholey has received a positive review from his client following a successful unfair dismissal claim. Positive Review following Successful Unfair Dismissal Claim Unfortunately, our client Richard Pilliner was unfairly dismissed by his employer of over 20 years. He was in complete shock as his employer dismissed him without providing adequate grounds for dismissal … Read More

Can I Pass My Digital Assets Through My Will?  

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Can I Pass My Digital Assets Through My Will - Morrish Solicitors

When planning your estate, you need to consider your digital assets just like you would any other assets. There are some digital assets which can be passed through your will and some that cannot. In this article, our experienced Wills & Probate Solicitors explain everything you need to know about passing digital assets through your will.   What are Digital Assets? … Read More

Concerns Arise Over Medical Negligence Claims

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Concerns Arise Over Medical Negligence Claims - Morrish Solicitors

According to figures released by the Compensation Recovery Unit there were only 8,839 medical negligence claims submitted in 2020, which is a 45% fall on the previous year. There are concerns victims of medical negligence aren’t pursuing a claim to show their respect to the NHS, which means they could miss out on compensation due to the strict 3-year time … Read More

Do You Have the Right to Appeal Against Dismissal?

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Do You Have the Right to Appeal Against Dismissal - Morrish Solicitors

In this article, our specialist Employment Solicitors explain if you have the right to appeal against your dismissal and on what grounds you can appeal. Do You Have the Right to Appeal Dismissal? Not always, but it’s good practice and expected for an employer to grant a right to appeal against your dismissal, if you believe the reason your employer … Read More

Arcadia Group Ltd in Administration

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Unfortunately, thousands of people have been made redundant after the High Street Empire, Arcadia Group Ltd went into administration.   Former employees of Arcadia Group Ltd may be entitled to make a protective award claim.  Arcadia Group Ltd Protective Award What is a protective award and am I entitled to one? If 20 or more employees have been made redundant from one place of … Read More

Plan to Support Patients Injured by Medical Mistakes

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Plan to Support Patients - Morrish Solicitors

The campaign group, Harmed Patients Alliance and patient safety charity, Action against Medical Accidents are urging the National Health Service to support their plans to help patients injured by avoidable medical mistakes.   Plan to Support Patients Injured by Medical Mistakes Although the National Health Service provides an outstanding service to patients and carries out millions of successful procedures each year, unfortunately there are occasions where medical mistakes are made, which can result in devastating … Read More

What is the Personal Injury Claims Process?  

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What is the Personal Injury Claims Process - Morrish Solicitors

What is the personal injury claims process? The personal injury claims process may seem like a minefield, especially if you’ve never made a claim before. However, making a claim doesn’t have to be complicated, our Personal Injury Solicitors have created this helpful article to explain the stages of the personal injury claims process from start to finish.   What is the Personal Injury Claims Process? … Read More

Love in Lockdown – Unmarried Couples Living Together 

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Unmarried Couples Living Together

The national lockdowns have prevented us from socialising with our loved ones and friends, many unmarried couples decided to take the plunge and move in together to avoid potentially spending months apart. When unmarried couples move in together, they need to consider the legal aspects.  With Valentine’s Day this weekend why not show your partner you love them by protecting their future?   In this article, our Family … Read More

HeartUnions Week 2021❤️

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HeartUnions Week 8th – 14th February 2021 Morrish Solicitors are proud to be supporting the HeartUnions campaign organised by the Trades Union Congress. We have decades of history providing legal services for Unions and their members so we recognise the fantastic work they do, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.   During this week Trade Unions, Associations and their members will be sharing their stories to raise awareness about why Unions are vital for working people and … Read More

Common Questions About Inheritance Tax

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5 Common Questions About Inheritance Tax - Morrish Solicitors

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is the tax that may have to be paid on someone’s estate (the property, money and possessions) after they pass away. In this article, our Wills and Estate Solicitors answer 5 common questions about Inheritance Tax so, you know what it is and how it works enabling you to plan for the future. Common Questions About Inheritance … Read More

Can an Employer Require Employees to be Vaccinated?

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Can an Employer Require Employees to be Vaccinated?

In this article our experienced Employment Law Solicitors explain the Health and Safety Disciplinaries at work. Health and Safety Disciplinaries Can you be disciplined for not complying with health and safety procedures at work? In the wake of the pandemic, health and safety in the workplace has become a significant focus. Employers are trying to implement social distancing and COVID-19 … Read More

Whiplash Reforms 2021

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Whiplash Reform 2021 - Morrish Solicitors

The Ministry of Justice have confirmed today that the further delayed whiplash reforms are scheduled to be implemented in May 2021. In this article, we explain what the whiplash reforms mean to those wishing to pursue a personal injury claim. What are the whiplash reforms? Whiplash reforms is the commonly-used term for the package of measures introduced by the Government … Read More

What is a Cohabitation Agreement & Why Do I Need One?

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What is a cohabitation agreement and why do I need one?

More couples are choosing to live together without being married this is known as cohabitation. Cohabitating couples are in a very different position to married couples because they do not acquire legal rights no matter how long they live together. Therefore, it is important you protect yourselves by speaking to a solicitor about a cohabitation agreement. In this article, we … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Property Chains  

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Ultimate Guide to Property Chains - Morrish Solicitors

Moving house is considered one of the most stressful life events, along with it comes lots of property jargon that you need to understand. Depending on your circumstances when you move house you may be in a property chain, but what exactly does this mean?   Our Residential Property and Conveyancing department have created The Ultimate Guide to Property Chains explaining everything you need to know.   The Ultimate Guide to Property Chains When … Read More

Significant Rise in Divorces in England and Wales  

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Significant Rise in Divorces in England and Wales  

According to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) there has been a significant rise in divorces in England and Wales.   Significant Rise in Divorces in England and Wales The data reveals that in 2019 the number of couples getting divorced in England and Wales increased by almost a fifth, making it the highest figure in 5 years.   There were 107,559 heterosexual (opposite sex) couples granted divorce in … Read More

Arcadia Group Protective Awards Claim

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High Street Empire, Arcadia Group has gone into administration, putting approximately 13,000 jobs at risk of redundancy as administrators attempt to find a buyer. Arcadia Group Protective Awards Claim It is reported that the retail giant has collapsed following failed attempts to borrow an emergency £30m loan from potential lenders, which could have helped the business through Christmas. Arcadia Group … Read More

How to Achieve an Amicable Divorce

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How to achieve an amicable divorce - Morrish Solicitors

How to achieve an amicable divorce? When a couple have agreed they no longer want to be together and have decided to divorce, it is often associated with negative connotations, but does a marriage always need to end on bad terms? To show our support for the ‘Good Divorce Week’ campaign organised by Resolution, our Divorce and Family Law Solicitors … Read More

The Rule of Law

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Our Senior Partner, Paul Scholey shares his opinion of The Rule of Law. More than a few dark clouds have been gathering on the legal horizon over recent months. I began to practise law over 33 years ago (and 1 or 2 colleagues think I am still practicing! – the old ones are the best).  I was always proud that, … Read More

Supporting Good Divorce Week 2020  

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Good Divorce Week 2020 Morrish Solicitors are proud to be supporting the annual ‘Good Divorce Week’ campaign organised by Resolution. The campaign runs from Monday 30th November to Friday 4th December 2020. Each year Resolution raises awareness of issues that are important to their members. This year they will be promoting their Code of Practice, which focuses on a constructive approach to family issues and takes into account the needs of the whole family.   Our Family Law Solicitors are … Read More

Indirect Discrimination, Justification and ‘Cost Plus’

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Indirect discrimination tends to happen where a ‘barrier’ exists, so that people with a certain protected characteristic are disadvantaged.  An example: an Employer requires everyone to work full time; women – who tend to have the lion’s share of child care responsibilities – are more likely to be disadvantaged by this. Similarly, if pay relates to years of service, that … Read More

Peacocks and Jaeger Protective Award Claims

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Leading fashion chains Peacocks and Jaeger have gone into administration after owner Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group failed to find a buyer for both businesses. Peacocks and Jaeger Protective Award Claims The COVID-19 pandemic has been blamed for the collapse of the businesses after they suffered losses during the two national lockdowns. Despite efforts to find potential buyers for the businesses, … Read More

J.Crew Protective Award Claims

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High street fashion chain, J.Crew has announced it is permanently closing all 6 of its UK stores making 80 of its employees redundant. J.Crew Protective Award Claim After facing difficult trading climates, the US Clothing Retailer has appointed liquidators to its UK business, which has a head office in London, 6 shops located across the UK and employs approximately 80 … Read More