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

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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It’s more than law for Minster Law trainees

Thursday 12th October 2017

A group of six trainee solicitors at Minster Law are learning that the Training Contracts programme isn’t just about getting to grips with legal practices. The personal injury specialists are extremely passionate about supporting the local communities too, and encourage all their employees across all areas of the business to do as much as they […]

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Biker benefits from understanding approach

Thursday 28th September 2017

Making a personal injury claim can be daunting for many people but particularly, if like Minster Law client Mark Gibbs, you’re dyslexic and dread facing a raft of paperwork and legal jargon. Our experienced team knows that understanding the challenges our clients face and helping them understand the complexities of their case in uncomplicated language […]

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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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Help at hand for Wakefield Hospice

Tuesday 29th August 2017

Like many charities, Wakefield Hospice relies on the support of volunteers, which is why colleagues from Minster Law’s Wakefield office recently pledged their support by working alongside staff in its distribution centre. The hospice provides symptom management and care for people who have advanced and life threatening illnesses and offers in-patient accommodation as well as […]

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Minster Law matches funds for Ugandan charity

Friday 25th August 2017

As well as supporting local charities, many of our colleagues feel passionately about helping worthwhile causes that are a little further afield.  Our Match Funding incentive is a great way to maximise fundraising for UK and overseas initiatives and is a fantastic morale boost for those who work hard to raise money for others. Following […]

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Dance, dance, dance!

Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Everyone at Minster Law is committed to supporting our local communities but it’s not just charities that benefit from our time and fundraising. Many of our colleagues dedicate a large amount of their spare time to helping other local groups and organisations, such as Sarah Casimir, who teaches talented young dancers who are unable to […]

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Gold for Mark Mason at the Special Olympics Great Britain

Friday 18th August 2017

Minster Law’s Mark Mason has clinched a gold medal in the boccia singles event at this year’s Special Olympics Great Britain in Sheffield. The administrative assistant, who has a form of autism, was competing at the national summer games on 7-12 August as part of the Yorkshire & Humberside boccia team and won three out […]

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Minster Law launches apprenticeship scheme

Wednesday 16th August 2017

We believe in investing in our people and pride ourselves on providing a positive, supportive working environment with a structured programme of development opportunities. Our new apprenticeship scheme aims to give early learners the opportunity to kick-start their career within the legal industry by enabling them to work alongside our experienced legal professionals who can […]

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Getting back on the road finally becomes reality for biker almost two years after accident

Thursday 10th August 2017

A motorcyclist who rode his bike to work every day until he was involved in an accident almost two years ago has been preparing to get back on the road with the help of an innovative Back to Biking initiative. Dragos Niculae, who was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after his accident in […]

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Minster Law helps to make a real difference to the local community

Friday 4th August 2017

Being able to support our local communities is important to everyone at Minster Law and a key part of who we are is our charity and Corporate Social Responsibility commitments. Our dedicated Make a Difference team works with registered charities and groups that help to improve the lives of others through volunteering days, event sponsorship […]

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Go big or go home!

Monday 31st July 2017

Preparations are now well underway for the start of the 2017 Special Olympics and we’re excited to support our own Mark Mason, who is competing with the Yorkshire & Humberside boccia team. Held every four years, the National Summer Games is the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities, and represents a huge […]

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Minster Law heads to the race track

Tuesday 25th July 2017

Supporting motorcyclists after an accident is at the heart Minster Law’s biking team, which is why five of our employees recently spent the day volunteering with an important biking charity. Craig Croft-Rayner, Tom Beech, Neil Hollingworth, Shairoz Ahmed and Shaun Walker recently joined The Bike Experience at the famous Silverstone racetrack in Northampton to help […]

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Innovative Minster Law programme helps riders get Back to Biking

Tuesday 18th July 2017

Minster Law understands how important being on the road is to their motorcycle clients but recognises that for some riders, getting back on a bike after an accident is not always easy – as well as physical injuries, psychological issues can often play a bigger part in preventing a rider from returning to motorcycling. That’s […]

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Minster Law support enables volunteers to take a break

Wednesday 12th July 2017

Three employees from Minster Law’s learning and development team have marked this year’s National Volunteers Week by giving a local charity’s volunteers a day off. Rachael Adams, Emma Peel and Amanda Hartshorne pledged their support to ageUK Wakefield for the day, enabling the charity’s regular volunteers to have a well-deserved break. National Volunteers Week, which […]

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Feeding time for staff at Minster Law!

Tuesday 11th July 2017

A team of nine employees from Minster Law’s Business Systems department have been helping to support the volunteers at a popular animal charity based in York. Douglas Calvert, Karen Orton, Rebecca Williams, Jeremy Collins, Simon Gallantree, Anthony Willis, Dee Heap, Howard Child and Steve Free spent the day with Nuzzlets, a small sanctuary that provides […]

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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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