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Update On Our Campaign For Shanes Law

In April 2021, an inquest took place into the tragic death of 30-year-old Shane Gilmer, after he was killed by a crossbow. Ison Harrison represented Shane’s partner, Laura Sugden, and together we launched a campaign to change the law governing crossbows.  Here we share an update on the campaign progress. On 20 May 2021 the…

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Ison Harrison Lawyer Represents Family In ‘Misadventure’ Inquest Verdict

Ison Harrison/Harrison Bundey Inquest law specialist Ruth Bundey last week represented the mother of an 18-year-old who died while in custody, at an Inquest into the death of Charlie Todd at HMP Durham on 2nd September 2019. The Jury concluded that Charlie‘s death was one of misadventure. Charlie was found dead from self-inflicted injuries in…

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Simon Helliwell Secures Significant Damages For 87 Year Old Brain Injury Client

Simon Helliwell, Chartered Legal Executive in our personal injury department has recovered damages in the sum of £100,000.00 for a client who suffered a traumatic brain injury at his local Golf club. The settlement is in addition to recent brain injury claims secured by Simon of £3.3 million pounds and £ ½ million pounds. Simon’s…

Ison Harrison Law Firm Of The Year: Medium Nomination

Ison Harrison Shortlisted For Law Firm Of The Year at the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2021

Ison Harrison has been shortlisted for the Legal Firm of the Year: Medium award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2021, after also being nominated for the top award in 2019. The Yorkshire Legal Awards bring together the very best of the region’s legal community and celebrate the many achievements of the past 12 months, so…

Gareth Naylor’s Family Show They Are Total Warriors In Support Of Little Hiccups

Our Head of Personal Injury and Inquest Law, Gareth Naylor, recently took part in an outdoor challenge to help raise money for Little Hiccups, a local Leeds based charity and support group that helps families and children with additional needs and disabilities. Little Hiccups is an important charity for Ison Harrison and we have worked…

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The 7 Furlough Facts That Every Employer Should Know

With the ever changing rules around furlough, it is imperative that employers have the right information if they have, or intend to, use the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), otherwise referred to as the Government’s furlough scheme. In brief, the CJRS/furlough scheme is a Government grant to employers that have staff which are unable to…

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Over £3 Million Compensation Obtained For Brain Injury Client Following Rejection By Other Solicitors

Simon Helliwell, Chartered Legal Executive in our personal injury department recently obtained compensation in excess of £3 million pounds for a client that suffered a traumatic brain injury in a road traffic accident. Simon accepted the case when it was close to the Limitation date, which is the latest date legal proceedings can be commenced,…

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Ison Harrison Branches Out In Guiseley To Mark 10 Year Milestone

Press Release – July 2021 A leading Yorkshire law firm is celebrating 10 years in Wharfedale with the expansion of its Guiseley office. Ison Harrison’s Guiseley office, which originally opened in May 2011, has taken on the downstairs floor of the building it occupies on Victoria Road which will provide office space with two additional…

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5 Minutes With: Emma Beddoe – Family Solicitor in Garforth

Today we’re chatting to Emma Beddoe from our Garforth branch to find out more about her role at Ison Harrison. Emma joined Ison Harrison in 2004 and is a trained collaborative lawyer specialising in divorce, children and care work. Hi Emma, can you tell us your path to law? I did an O Level Law Course during…

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We’re Exhibiting at The Great Yorkshire Show 2021

This year we are going to be attending the Great Yorkshire Show and we are very excited! Not only is this the first time we have attended the famous agricultural event, but it is also our first event attendance in over 16 months due to the pandemic, so we are delighted to be exhibiting at…