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Jacks Law: Supporting Bereaving Parents At Work

New workers’ rights supporting bereaving parents in the death of a child A new law will come into force in April for parents who lose a child under the age of 18. Parents will now be entitled to two weeks of statutory paid parental bereavement leave from work following the death of a child. Jacks…

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Rape In The UK: An Overview

Family Judge criticised for view on sexual consent in rape case; ‘Woman took no physical steps to stop the perpetrator, she was not raped.’ Family judges will now receive training on sexual consent after a leadership judge’s judgment was found to be flawed; Judge Tolson stated that a victim must physically resist the perpetrator to…

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Meet Shelley Britton, The York Office’s New Family Law Solicitor

Ison Harrison’s York branch has bolstered its team with another key appointment to strengthen its claim as The Yorkshire Law Firm and put the seal on a great first year in business in the famous medieval city. Shelley Britton has been appointed as a family solicitor and joins a stellar team that has really made…

Ison Harrison York Office Move Launch Event

York Law Firm Kicks Off 2020 With New Premises Launch & New Appointment

Press Release – Issued 10th January 2020 Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has started 2020 in style with the official launch of its new office in York and the appointment of a new family law specialist. After originally opening in York in late 2018, a year of success has led to the need for an…

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Remembering David Oluwale – 50 Years On

David Oluwale was a British Citizen from Nigeria who came to the UK in August 1949 but who was let down by the authorities and those who were paid to protect him. A brutal and sustained programme of harassment led to Oluwale’s death, when he was repeatedly hounded by police over a number of years…

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Success Leads To Premises Move For York Law Firm

Press Release – Issued December 2019 Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison is gearing up for further expansion following the completion of a move for its York office just over a year after first opening in the city. Ison Harrison opened its York office at 37a Micklegate in October 2018 and following a successful first year…

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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…