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Bereavement Damages, The Fatal Accidents Act 1976 and Human Rights

Smith v (1) Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; (2) Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust; (3) Secretary of State for Justice Court of Appeal; [2017] EWCA Civ 1916; 28 November 2017 The substantive claim in this case related to the death of Ms Smith’s cohabiting partner as a result of clinical negligence. Liability was admitted…

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Liverpool To Leeds Cycle Trip Is A Perfect Start To ‘Cycle September’

A 127-mile cycle trip from Liverpool to Leeds was a challenging but rewarding way to launch Ison Harrison’s ‘Cycle September’ initiative in support of Little Hiccups. Over the weekend of August 30th and 31st our clinical negligence solicitor Anne Robertson joined six other cycling enthusiasts and a parent of one of the children Little Hiccups…

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Press Release: Law Firm Staff Get On Their Bikes For Charity

Staff at one of Yorkshire’s leading law firms are hitting the road for charity. Solicitors and staff from Ison Harrison, which has 14 offices across the region, are gearing up to swap their office chairs for cycling saddles as part of a charity fundraising initiative and a firm-wide fitness drive. Around 50 employees at the…

New Ison Harrison Barnsley branch opens

Press Release: Ison Harrison Establishes New South Yorkshire Office With Barnsley Branch

A leading Yorkshire law firm has opened a new office in Barnsley bringing its total number of premises in the region to fourteen. The new office, located on Regent Street in the town, marks a continued period of expansion for the firm following the opening of offices in York and in Otley near Leeds last…

Free Legal Clinic in Huddersfield

New Legal Clinic at Ison Harrison Huddersfield

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new free legal clinic at our Huddersfield branch. Opened in 2017, our Huddersfield office is one of our most popular local branches and we have been keen to launch a legal clinic here to be able to extend our service in the town so our expert…

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New Legislation: ​Finn’s Law: Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019

Finn’s Law: Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019 New legislation means causing unnecessary harm to protected service animals is now an offence in England and Wales. The new law which has been given royal assent gives protection to service animals such as police horses and dogs. The law was inspired by a German shepherd Finn,…

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Victim Of Vehicle Accident On Private Land Entitled To Compensation

In the recent decision of Motor Insurers’ Bureau v Lewis, the Court of Appeal has confirmed the rights of those people injured in car accidents on private land to bring a claim for compensation. The court found the Motor Insurers Bureau was liable to pay damages to the Mr Lewis who was walking along a…

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Press Release: Ison Harrison Strengthens All-Female Chapel Allerton Team Following Promotion

Press Release An experienced  property lawyer has been promoted to branch manager at the Chapel Allerton office of Ison Harrison, bolstering the team and bringing specialist commercial property expertise to the area. Geraldine Levison will head up the all-female team of four at Chapel Allerton with the Leeds-headquartered law firm. She has 16 years’ experience…

Ramadan In The Workplace: Important Considerations (Infographic)

Ramadan In The Workplace: Important Considerations (Infographic)

Our head of employment law, Yunus Lunat, lists the important considerations for businesses when their Muslim employees are fasting for Ramadan.

Ison Harrison's non-muslim employees are taking part in a 1 day fast for Ramadan

Ison Harrison’s Non-Muslim Employees Are Taking Part In A 1 Day Fast for Ramadhan

Partner and Head of Employment at Ison Harrison, Yunus Lunat, is spearheading a campaign which will see non-Muslim staff take part in a 1 day fast for Ramadhan to raise money for a local charity and good cause. Ramadhan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and is a special time for practicing Muslims. …