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

Minster Law pledges support to water-based adventure charity

Friday 9th June 2017

While powerboating is a popular pastime for those who love adventure, research by Wetwheels has identified that a significant number of people in wheelchairs are missing out due to a lack of accessible powerboats. That’s why Minster Law has pledged its support to the foundation, which is aiming to raise funds for the provision of […]

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Popular Yorkshire viewing point benefits from new pathways

Monday 5th June 2017

Minster Law employees help North York Moors National Park rangers improve footpath for wheelchair users A team of eight Minster Law employees recently helped two rangers from the North York Moors National Park lay a new footpath at Sutton Bank. The new pathway, which leads from the car park close to the Sutton Bank Visitor […]

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New website reveals truths about personal injury

Tuesday 30th May 2017

A new online resource has been launched to help people affected by personal injury through the recovery process and any challenges they may face. The development of was inspired by one woman’s open and honest blog about her experience of her own personal injury claim, which she pursued after being involved in a serious […]

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Employees get green fingers in support of Mental Health Awareness Week

Wednesday 24th May 2017

Supporting the local community is important to everyone at Minster Law and getting involved in initiatives that really make a difference to people’s lives is a key part of who we are. That’s why our teams in Wakefield, York and London were keen to come together in preparation for Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May) […]

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Delivering award-winning training

Thursday 18th May 2017

Investing in our people through training and ongoing development programmes is important to everyone at Minster Law, which is why we were delighted to win the Doctors Chambers Modern Claims Awards’ Outstanding Commitment to Training category at their annual awards ceremony recently. Our commitment to the continual improvement and evolution of our people and processes […]

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Motorcyclist reminds other motorists to stay vigilant this Spring

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Leicestershire biker’s poignant message coincides with the start of the new motorcycling season As we officially welcome the longer days and lighter nights of the British Summer Time, a Leicestershire motorcyclist is urging other motorists to stay vigilant of the increasing number of motorcycles on the road. The milder weather historically encourages more recreational motorcyclists […]

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Support for St Catherine’s Church and Centre

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Being able to support the local community is important to everyone at Minster Law, which is why volunteering days, charity support initiatives and fundraising is actively encouraged throughout the company. Minster Law’s in-house Make a Difference team works with a number of registered charities and groups that help to improve the lives of others in […]

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Training Contracts: investing in our people

Monday 3rd April 2017

We believe in investing in our people and wherever possible, we look to promote internal staff into emerging roles first. In 2016, 32% of all advertised positions were filled by existing employees and we’re pleased to announce that three Minster Law employees have just been successful in securing Training Contracts with us for 2017. Our Training […]

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The Minster Law bike team gets on two wheels

Monday 27th March 2017

We’re personal injury specialists with specific expertise in road traffic and motorcycle accident claims and have helped more than 660,000 motorists since 2006. More than 99% of our clients are referred to us by insurance partners, so our teams can focus all their efforts on providing quality client service rather than acquisition. When it comes […]

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Minster Law wins second place in fundraising challenge

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Minster Law’s fundraising team has taken second place in the Accumulator Challenge after a month of fundraising for St Leonard’s Hospice. Stephanie Jackson, Emily Mayes, Clare Smeaton, Patrick Musgrave, Marc Massey and Joni Southall beat the ambitious target of £2,500 they set themselves at the start of February by raising a total of £2,555.87 for […]

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Minster Law’s CILEx Academy

Tuesday 21st March 2017

We pride ourselves on providing a structured and supportive programme of development opportunities for our employees and our CILEx Academy is testament to this. Working in partnership with CILEx Law School, the CILEx Academy is designed for employees looking to obtain the CILEx qualification while they work with us. This study is fully funded and […]

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Minster Law announces plans for single-site operation

Tuesday 14th March 2017

Wakefield office will become the main hub for Minster Law by November 2018   Yorkshire-based personal injury specialist, Minster Law, has announced plans to establish its current Wakefield office as a single-site hub for its north of England business operation. Work will begin on refurbishment of the Calder Park site in the coming months to […]

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Jake defies brain injury to take on 900 mile cycle

Thursday 9th March 2017

Jake Allison was riding his motorcycle close to his home in Hampshire when a car pulled out of a side road into his path. The then 32-year-old was knocked off his bike and collided head-first with the front wheel of the defendant’s vehicle, sustaining very serious and permanent head injuries. After ten days in a […]

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Leading our people

Wednesday 8th March 2017

Minster Law is committed to employee development which is why we invest heavily in continual improvement and evolution of our people and processes. We are constantly identifying ongoing training opportunities to ensure our employees are well-equipped to do the best they can for our clients. There are training and development programmes available to all employees […]

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Minster Law supports local hospice in volunteering day

Monday 27th February 2017

Thirteen Minster Law employees, including Managing Director Michael Warren, swapped a day in the office to volunteer at the Wakefield Hospice’s distribution centre. The group, which also included several of Minster Law’s Executive Board as well as members of the company’s in-house Make a Difference team*, were tasked with sorting through donations, hanging and sizing […]

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Minster Law takes on the Accumulator Challenge

Friday 17th February 2017

Fundraising team set their sights on £2,500 target for St Leonard’s Hospice A team of six employees at Minster Law’s York office are taking part in a unique fundraising challenge for a local charity. Stephanie Jackson, Emily Mayes, Clare Smeaton, Patrick Musgrave, Marc Massey and Joni Southall have taken on St Leonard’s Hospice’s Accumulator Challenge […]

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Minster Law calls for claimant sector collaboration as ‘politics’ could stymie personal injury reforms

Wednesday 18th January 2017

Personal injury law firm Minster Law believes that collaboration within the claimant sector is more likely to meet the government’s whiplash objectives than legislation. Charles Layfield, Minster Law Director and Head of Legal, said political uncertainty caused by Brexit, the government’s wafer thin majority in the Commons, and likely opposition to the proposals in the […]

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Council forced to admit liability

Friday 13th January 2017

“It’s astounding that it took the council almost two years to admit their responsibility and, had it not been for the help and support of Minster Law, I’m not sure they ever would have done.” Graham Forward We proved liability When Graham Forward was struck by a falling tree on a public road, it was […]

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Creating business-minded solicitors

Wednesday 21st December 2016

Earlier this year, we introduced a new ‘Business Seat’ as part of our 24-month Training Contract scheme. This seat, thought to be the first of its kind in the industry, enables trainees to be paired up with a director so that they can understand all aspects of the business, and see the contribution the solicitors […]

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Celebrity confession provides welcome spotlight on PTSD

Friday 9th December 2016

West Yorkshire man speaks about the effect of the illness on his life In the week that Lady Gaga shone the international news spotlight on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a 26-year-old former Electrical Test Engineer from West Yorkshire has opened up about his experience with the illness. Mr Walker from Bradford was diagnosed with […]

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