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Attwaters Jameson Hill Achieves Re-accreditation by Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel

We are delighted to announce that our Partner and Head of Medical Negligence, Madeline Seibert, has once again been re-accredited by the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel, affirming that both she and the Medical Negligence team continue to demonstrate the highest standards of competence and knowledge in this area of law.

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Secretary of State backs views of local community group, dismissing Bengeo Field quarry appeal

Local residents are delighted to have received a letter from Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, upholding Hertfordshire County Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for a quarry at Bengeo Field, Hertford.

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Love Hertford Awards 2019

We are delighted that Attwaters Jameson Hill have been shortlisted for the ‘Love Hertford Awards 2019’ We have made it through to the last three local businesses in the Professional Services Category.

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Changes to the probate rules –there’s good news and bad

In a move that has been referred to as the government’s way of introducing a ‘stealth tax’, wealthy families are set to face probate charges of up to £6,000 from this April. Ministers have been accused of sleight of hand by referring to the amount payable as a ‘fee’, thus avoiding full parliamentary involvement in the decision.

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Residential property – bright spots amongst Brexit uncertainties

In 2018 the UK housing market faced a variety of challenges including a shortage of homes on estate agents books, issues surrounding affordability, the inevitable uncertainty caused by Brexit and the prospect of interest rate rises.

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How to plan for a successful business sale

Achieving a smooth exit from a business can be hard work, and the owner will be faced with a lot of decisions and practical considerations. But with the right advisors on hand, a suitable strategy can be worked out in advance that will help ensure that the sale is successfully concluded.

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How mediation helps put divorcing families in control of their future

The breakdown of a marriage or civil partnership is very often a highly emotional time for the whole family. There are many painful decisions that have to be made before both parties can move forward to a new life.

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£14.4 million settlement for girl left with cerebral palsy after suffering neurological damage at birth

An 11-year-old girl who was left with dyskinetic cerebral palsy after suffering serious brain injury at birth has been awarded more than £14 million in damages. The girl, who cannot be named but is referred to as MXX in legal documents, suffered the injuries as a result of failings in care during her birth at The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel in May 2007.

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2019 Legal Awards nomination

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted in the 2019 Legal Awards, hosted by SME News. These awards recognise the very best that the competitive legal industry has to offer. They undertake an in-depth judging process, looking at business size and reach, as well as the quality of the dedication and innovation of firms, both within the work they complete and in forming positive relationships with clients.

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Another year of triumph in the Chambers and Partners 2019 rankings

The hard work and dedication of the team here at Attwaters Jameson Hill have once again been rewarded by excellent results in the latest Chambers and Partners directory rankings. The directory has been identifying and ranking “the most outstanding law firms and lawyers” from all around the world for 28 years.

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