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  • Make a Will with Queenscourt Hospice and Southport Solicitors

    Birchall Blackburn Law backs hospice’s Will making campaign Birchall Blackburn Law’s Southport Office is backing Queenscourt Hospice’s ‘Make A Will Month’ this April. The firm has pledged to waive its will-writing fees in return for a donation to the town’s hospice and is also aiming to raise awareness of the importance of having a valid Will in place.

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  • Damages set to increase for personal injury cases

    On the 27th February 2017 the Justice Secretary Liz Truss made a decision to dramatically reduce the discount rate from 2.5% to -0.75%. It was a decision that has rocked the insurance industry that is in uproar. The effect of the decision is to significantly increase damages awards in all personal injury cases where there are future losses, and it will effect claims involving road traffic accident...

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  • St Catherine’s Wills Week boosted by Birchall Blackburn Law

    Law firm’s support gives hospice funds a boost  A Lancashire hospice’s funds have been boosted by more than £6,500 following support from law firm Birchall Blackburn Law. The firm teamed up with St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall, near Preston, for its annual Wills Week, waiving its will-writing fees in return for a donation to the charity.

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  • Law firm outlines commitment to create dementia friendly community

    Law firm Birchall Blackburn Law has shown its commitment to raising awareness of dementia after becoming a founding member of an action group. As a member of the South Ribble Dementia Action Alliance, the firm has pledged to help transform the quality of life of people living with dementia in the South Ribble area and the hundreds of people who care for them.

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  • It is time to address the underfunding for mesothelioma research

    Despite the fact that mesothelioma will be responsible for 60,000 UK deaths over the next 30 years research into the deadly lung cancer is underfunded. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma is an aggressive and incurable type of chest cancer caused by exposure to asbestos dust and fibres.

  • Law firm growth

      Birchall Blackburn Law has reported a 13 per cent increase in turnover, following a year of investing in its people and resources. The firm, which has offices in Manchester, Chester, Preston, Chorley, Leyland and Morecambe has surpassed turnover of more than £16m in the past financial year.

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Birchall Blackburn Law

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  • ‘Heading the ball’ could be a thing of the past for young footballers

    A group of parents are calling for FIFA to limit under 17s from heading the ball in a lawsuit filed against the governing body this year. The US group of parents argue that FIFA hasn’t done enough to protect young players from the medical risks of repeatedly heading the ball.

  • Partner promotion at Birchall Blackburn Law

    North West law firm, Birchall Blackburn Law, has promoted a long-serving residential property manager at its Manchester office to Partner. Rachel Buckley, from Failsworth, joined the company as a legal assistant when she was 16. She has a wealth of experience in property and litigation and is responsible for the conveyancing teams at the firm’s Kennedy Street offices and for its equity release ser...

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  • Kate Allatt and Locked In Syndrome

    Kate Allatt almost died in 2010 when she suffered a severe brain stem stroke. After her coma she woke up completely locked in. She could hear and see everything around her but was completely paralysed. Her fight back was against all the odds and medical opinion.

  • Digital Divorce Warning

    Financial affairs warning ahead of digital divorce plans Divorcing online could lead to an increase in ex-spouses making financial claims many years later – unless affairs are properly addressed, a  family law expert said today. Gill Graveson, partner at Birchall Blackburn Law and head of family law for the firm’s seven offices, raised the warning following the news of ministers preparing a pilot ...

  • Happy Christmas

    Happy Christmas from all our staff at Manchester, Preston, Chorley, Leyland, Chester, Morecambe and Southport. Our office front doors won’t be open between Christmas and the New Year, but many of our staff will be working throughout the Christmas period and will be happy to help you.

  • Rose celebrates becoming a licensed conveyancer

    A conveyancer at Morecambe-based Birchall Blackburn Law is celebrating after achieving licensed status. Rose Metcalfe, 24, from Heysham, has completed a qualification under the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) programme. The Lancaster University graduate joined Birchall Blackburn Law in 2013 as a conveyancing assistant and has since completed seven CLC modules over a three-year period, invo...

  • Diabetes and medical negligence

    Diabetes diagnosis and medical negligence If a person’s diabetes is not diagnosed or managed appropriately then there can be serious and catastrophic consequences. It is not just diagnosis and treatment that has to be timely; adequate monitoring following a patient’s discharge is important to prevent life-changing complications.

  • Cohabitation disputes increase as divorce rates fall

    A family law expert has reported an increase in the number of cohabitation disputes arising, as more people choose to live together but remain unmarried. Gill Graveson, partner at Birchall Blackburn Law and head of family law for the firm’s seven offices, spoke of the increase following the release of statistics revealing divorce rates are at the lowest level in 40 years.

  • Global website for suddenly bereaved people gets our backing

    A website created to help ease the suffering of people bereaved by the sudden death of a loved-one has received essential funding thanks to the support of Birchall Blackburn Law. The initiative, suddendeath.org, provides an online platform for sharing best practice, resources and research developments among professional across the world working with people who are suddenly bereaved.

  • Housing market cash injection a ‘welcome move’

    A residential property law expert said housing measures announced in Wednesday’s Autumn Statement are exactly what the housing market needs. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £2.3bn housing infrastructure fund to help provide 100,000 new homes in high-demand areas and a £1.4bn cash injection for 40,000 extra affordable homes.

  • Health Secretary admits winter ‘challenge’ for NHS services

    The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has acknowledged that this winter could be “very challenging” for the NHS, which means already stretched services will be tested to the limit. He made the comments on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show and it is reported that throughout the winter the Department of Health will be monitoring the situation closely.

  • Ladies’ lunch raises funds for head injury charity

    A ladies’ lunch attend by 54 women has raised more than £1,500 for a Chester-based charity. Head Injured People (HIP) in Cheshire hosted the lunch, supported by law firm Birchall Blackburn Law, at Oddfellows in the town in October. Attended by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Chester, Councillor Razia Daniels and ladies from local businesses and organisations, the event also aimed to raise awareness of br...

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  • Happy 30th Birthday BASIC!

    The Brain And Spinal Injury Centre (BASIC) in Salford is celebrating 30 years of hard work helping thousands of people rebuild their lives after suffering traumatic, life-altering conditions that affect the brain or spine. Dianne Yates, partner and head of the serious and catastrophic injury department at Birchall Blackburn Law, was recently appointed to the charity’s board of trustees – and she i...

  • Don’t panic about Help to Buy ISA rules

    A residential property law expert is reminding first time buyers about how Help to Buy ISAs work after potential ‘problems’ with the accounts were revealed. It comes after the headlines highlighted that the government bonus from a Help to Buy ISA isn’t paid until a purchase completes – resulting in concerns from buyers over funding gaps.

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  • Leyland law firm trainee celebrates qualification

    A trainee at Birchall Blackburn Law has qualified as a solicitor following a two- year training programme. Lucy Fowler, 24, from Great Harwood, is celebrating after completing her training contract and securing a permanent position with the law firm. Lucy had previously achieved a first class honours degree in law from the University of Leeds and a distinction in the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at...

Birchall Blackburn Law

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Birchall Blackburn Law

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