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Clarke Willmott solicitor named in Spear’s 500 guide

David Stedman named in prestigious national guide David specialises in commercial and private client litigation with a particular focus on the classic car sector, and has been ranked as one of only six of the top recommended lawyers for classic car legal services by The Spear’s 500. Spear’s is regarded...

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Employment Matters – January 2018

Hello again from Clarke Willmott LLP’s Employment & HR team and welcome to the January 2018 edition of Employment Matters. For further information on any of the topics in this month’s Employment Matters, please contact a member of the employment & HR team. As ever, we welcome your feedback and...

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Family law partner joins our Manchester office

A new family law partner has joined our Manchester office to head up the firm’s family sector in the North West. Chris Longbottom, a recommended lawyer in the latest ‘Legal 500’ guide, will be advising private clients on a range of family and matrimonial issues, with a focus on complex...

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New corporate senior associate joins our Taunton office

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Tom Potts who has joined the Corporate Team in Taunton. Tom, who grew up in Somerset and lives locally, said: “I am very excited to be joining Clarke Willmott. The Corporate Team here has a great reputation and I am...

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What is an Advance Decision?

A recent interview between Professor Kitzinger and Eddie Mair on BBC Radio 4’s PM focussed on the sad story of Professor Kitzinger’s sister, Polly, who suffered very serious injuries in a car crash which left her in a minimally conscious state. Polly’s family believed that the views she had expressed...

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Mediation – what’s it all about?

What is mediation? Mediation is a voluntary and confidential process, involving an independent, trained mediator, usually with experience in a particular area of dispute resolution, often but not always legally trained, whose role is to achieve a settlement. Why is it in the news? A recent trend in construction cases...

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Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Newsletter – December 2017

We are pleased to present the December 2017 edition of our Serious Injury & Clinical Negligence Newsletter from the Clarke Willmott claims team. Clarke Willmott delighted to host Limbless Association seminar On 26 October 2017, Clarke Willmott, panel members for the Limbless Association, hosted the second in the Limbless Association...

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A new dawn for 1954 Act Lease renewals?

Under a new pilot scheme, unopposed lease renewal proceedings issued in the County Court at Central London (CCCL) will be transferred to First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).  The pilot will last for a year and is due to start early in 2018.  In short HM Court and Tribunal Service “wish to...

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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2018

Merry Christmas and happy new year From everyone at Clarke Willmott solicitors, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2018. As it’s the season of goodwill we have decided to make a donation to our chosen office charities in lieu of sending Christmas cards. View our previous animated...

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Cardiff finance team completes impressive 2017

Our up–and-coming Cardiff banking and finance team will cap off 2017 having acted on deals topping £800 million in value during the course of the calendar year. With an increasing client base following a growing number of successful tender appointments plus a host of repeat instructions, our Cardiff team is...

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