A 16-year-old girl who suffered severely impaired hearing and brain damage after developing pneumococcal meningitis, when just 13-months-old, has been awarded £4 million in damages.
In a bid to raise money to support free legal advice charities in London and the South East, we have entered a team of ten into the 15th London Legal Walk, taking place on the evening of Monday 17 June. We will be joining over 10,000 lawyers in the event.
Attwaters Jameson Hill are supporting Mental Health Week which started on the 13th May until Sunday 19th May.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.