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The latest news and features from Minster Law and the related industries.

Supporting our Vulnerable Road Users

Monday 3rd December 2018

Minster Law is an advocate for Vulnerable Road Users and has delivered award-winning initiatives. Find out more about the people we’ve helped through our initiatives:

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Minster Law match fund for Creative Minds

Friday 2nd November 2018

Improving lives in the local community is important to Minster Law. Throughout summer 2018, Minster Law has sponsored Theatre Royal Wakefield’s ‘Passport to Theatre’, which has helped provide 120 supported theatre visits for individuals who are, or are at risk of becoming, socially isolated. Individuals taking part in Passport to Theatre include members of support…

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Consumer attitudes towards technology

Monday 22nd October 2018

Nearly 50% of people would use an online divorce court, according to new study by Minster Law. At Minster Law we have recently conducted a report which explores consumer attitudes towards the use of artificial intelligence in their daily lives, including legal matters. The aim of this study was to gauge the comfort levels of…

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Minster Law responds to the Second Reading of the Civil Liability Bill

Wednesday 5th September 2018

Commenting on the Civil Liability Bill, which passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons last night (4 September), Shirley Woolham, chief executive of Minster Law, one of the UK’s leading claimant law firms, said: “I am pleased the government has listened to our concerns over the threat to vulnerable road users, such as…

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United in our One Yorkshire Site

Monday 2nd July 2018

Today is the launch of ‘Unite Week’ at Minster Law. Working as one united team is at the core of our values and this week we will all be reflecting on how we personally contribute to creating our truly cohesive business. We are passionate about delivering value to our customers and providing them with the…

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Minster Law responds to Justice Select Committee report into whiplash

Thursday 17th May 2018

Responding to the Justice Committee report into whiplash,* Michael Warren, managing director of Minster Law, said: “The Committee’s conclusions are a powerful endorsement of our view that the government’s personal injury reform agenda is poorly thought through.” “The Committee has listened to evidence from all parties and come down hard against the government and other…

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Working with our partners: Dorset Orthopaedic

Wednesday 7th March 2018

Building close relationships with other organisations within the legal, medical and financial industries among many other sectors is extremely important to us and a big part of who we are. During the claims journey, we work closely with financial advisors, medical professionals and other organisations to ensure our clients are as supported as possible on…

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Tabloid entertainment or doing the best for clients? Thematic Review puts personal injury in the spotlight

Monday 15th January 2018

Personal injury is manna from heaven for journalists and politicians. Whether it’s cash for crash, holiday sickness claims, dangerous conker fights or employees falling on slippery floors, the media is fond of talking up the so-called compensation culture and finds a ready audience in politicians keen to make a name for themselves. As a result…

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Back to Biking initiative wins prestigious award

Friday 5th January 2018

Our innovative Back to Biking programme, which we launched earlier this year, aims to help support clients get back on the road after an accident. And, we’re delighted to announce that the campaign has just been recognised by the wider personal injury industry at the annual Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards. Back to Biking was…

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First reflections: our apprentices

Thursday 21st December 2017

Our new apprenticeship scheme, which we launched earlier this year, aims to give early learners the opportunity to start their career within the legal industry. Since they joined Minster Law at the end of September, apprentices Callum Harvey, Elleina Morgan, Chloe Hilton and Katy Whitfield, have been working alongside some of our most experienced customer…

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Minster Law raises more than £2,600 for York-based hospice

Thursday 21st December 2017

A group of seven trainee solicitors at Minster Law have helped to raise £2,650 for St Leonard’s Hospice through a number of exciting fundraising activities. The money raised will help to pay for more than three weeks’ worth of specialist palliative care and support for local people with life limiting illnesses. Minster Law is passionate…

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First reflections: our trainees

Wednesday 20th December 2017

Matthew Itson, Breesha Loughran and Sally Roche began their Training Contracts with Minster Law earlier this year. We sat down with the aspiring solicitors to see how they’ve settled in… Q. How were you feeling about joining the training contracts programme? SV: “I was really excited to start the Training Contract programme. We were offered…

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Improving road safety: crash protection for vehicle occupants

Thursday 23rd November 2017

In support of Brake Road Safety Week, we’re highlighting numerous ways that innovations in technology can help to improve road safety. Road safety technology in vehicles is evolving at a rapid pace, and there are an increasing number of systems that aim to improve vehicle and driver safety by either reducing the risk of an…

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Is ‘20’ plenty?

Friday 17th November 2017

Did you know that when driving at 30mph, your stopping distance is double than driving at 20mph? Speeding is a major contributor to accidents, injury and fatalities on public roads, which is why we’re supporting Brake’s 2017 Road Safety Week theme of #SpeedDownSaveLives. Ahead of the campaign kick-off next week, we asked our Twitter followers…

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Improving lives in the community award finalists announced

Friday 10th November 2017

Everyone at Minster Law is committed to helping the local communities and collectively we raise thousands of pounds and donate thousands of hours to help worthy causes. Our Improving lives in the community award category recognises those who have made outstanding contributions to local charities, and we’re pleased to announce the finalists of this award…

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Authentic award finalists announced

Tuesday 7th November 2017

The finalists in the Authentic award category have been announced ahead of our annual awards ceremony on 10 November! We pride ourselves on being open and transparent with our clients, colleagues and partners in order to build trust. Our Authentic award category recognises those employees who go over and above the requirements of their daily…

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Finalists announced for the Minster Law Awards 2017

Monday 6th November 2017

We invest in our people so that they can focus on client satisfaction, and our annual awards ceremony on 10 November is a fantastic way for us to recognise the efforts and outstanding contribution our employees have made to the business over the past year. The finalists for each of the five categories – Ambitious,…

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Minster Law solicitor selected for Team GB

Tuesday 17th October 2017

We’re proud to announce that Minster Law solicitor, Rebecca Skirrow, has been chosen to represent Great Britain in Freestyle Kayaking. The 32-year-old is no stranger to international competition and has competed all over the world as part of her travels and the Athlete Support Program (ASP) and recently won the open/intermediate female category at the…

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Motorcyclist overcomes PTSD with Back to Biking ride-out

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Innovative three-phase programme helps biker face his fear of returning to two wheels A motorcyclist who was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after a road accident almost two years ago has undertaken his first supported ride-out on public roads. Over the past three months, Dragos Niculae has been participating in an innovative three-phase…

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Injured motorcyclist supports petition for pensioner retests

Friday 8th September 2017

A Lincolnshire-based motorcyclist who was involved in a serious road traffic accident has spoken out in support of a petition that aims to make it compulsory for drivers over 70 years old to retake their driving test. Karl Hargreaves sustained a life changing brain injury when an elderly woman fell asleep at the wheel of…

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