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Trustees – Your Trust Needs You To Act Right Now

The deadline for trustees to register non-taxable trusts on HMRC’s Trust Registration Service is fast approaching.  Trustees must act now to be compliant and avoid penalties. Laura Bywater, Head of our Wealth Protection team, has specialist expertise in inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning, asset protection, complex wills, the creation and administration of trusts, the […]

Lasting Power of Attorney

Why LPAs are wonderful things

  When a person loses the capacity to manage their own property or affairs or make decisions about their health and welfare – permanently or temporarily – if they have settled a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) then they will have appointed other people to make these decisions for them during this time. This will […]

is long term mental abuse serious injury

Is long-term mental abuse serious injury?

Psychological injuries are just as damaging as physical injuries. In many ways the effects of psychological injuries can be more varied and long lasting. Victoria Price is a director of Price Slater Gawne and also Head of our Serious Injury team: she is one of the UK’s foremost serious injury specialist solicitors. With an extensive background […]

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Is PTSD a serious injury?

Gemma Stanley is a highly experienced claimant Serious Injury solicitor with extensive experience in serious and catastrophic injuries. Here she answers the question: “Is PTSD a serious injury?” The effects of serious physical injuries can usually be seen. For example a wheelchair for someone who has a spinal injury, a prosthetic limb where amputation has been necessary, […]

How is clinical negligence compensation calculated

How is clinical negligence compensation calculated?

In this blog Mark Slater, a renowned Clinical Negligence expert with an outstanding reputation for excellence, explains how clinical negligence compensation is calculated.  Throughout his career he has not only achieved millions of pounds in damages for clients but also secured those vital packages of treatment and rehabilitation that are crucial to his clients’ recoveries, improving their […]

what is serious injury

What is serious injury?

Gemma Stanley is a highly experienced claimant Serious Injury solicitor with extensive experience in serious and catastrophic injuries. Here she answers the question: “what is serious injury?” Any level of injury can be distressing and disruptive, particularly if it has been caused by the negligence of someone else. Minor injuries are likely to resolve quickly […]

how do I prove mental abuse

How do I prove mental abuse?

  Victoria Price is a director of Price Slater Gawne and also Head of our Personal Injury team: she is one of the UK’s foremost personal injury specialist solicitors. With an extensive background in personal injury, fatal injury and criminal injury claims, she has successfully brought claims against numerous defendants including private individuals, employers, large […]

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Personal Injury Awards and Settlements: how much is enough?

Andrew Harrison is the one of the leading clinical negligence lawyers in the North West, with a particular and well-deserved reputation for his work as a specialist in the field of breast cancer misdiagnoses in which he is an acknowledged expert.  Here he shares his recent experience as a patient in A&E and asks: should there be […]

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How do you prove clinical negligence?

Mark Slater is a renowned Clinical Negligence expert with an outstanding reputation for excellence.  His depth and breadth of knowledge much sought after by peers and clients alike. Throughout his career he has not only achieved millions of pounds in damages for clients but also secured those vital packages of treatment and rehabilitation that are […]

can I switch to no fault divorce

Can I switch to no-fault divorce?

“I have already instructed a solicitor about my divorce – can I switch to a no-fault divorce?” Ainsley Pritchard is a leading UK divorce lawyer and a key member of the Price Slater Gawne Family Law team. This week she has been on the BBC explaining the implications of the new no-fault divorce. Here she […]