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Strong Legal 500 Rankings For Tilly Bailey & Irvine

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine law firm has again been recognised as one of the North East’s leading legal practices in The Legal 500 Guide 2018. We act for individual and business clients across the region from offices in Hartlepool , Wynyard , ...

Claimants Recover Negligence Losses After Daughter's Death

Helen Elstob
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Claimants recently came to Tilly Bailey & Irvine with a heartbreaking story of the loss of their seven-year-old daughter, leaving with damages of almost £30,000 as a result of medical negligence . Senior Associate Solicitor  Helen...

Specialist Private Client Solicitor Bolsters Team TBI

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine is delighted to announce the appointment of Jessica Morton , a specialist Wills, Trusts and Probate Solicitor, to the firm’s commercial office at Wynyard. Jessica will join the now 10-strong Private Client team ,...

INDUSTRY NEWS: New Report Warns Of Looming Incapacity Crisis

Annaliese Barber
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A new report from SFE ( Solicitors for the Elderly ) and independent think tank Centre for Future Studies reveals the UK is leaving medical and care preferences to chance. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's  Annaliese Barber takes up the...

How Can You Handle A Food Poisoning Claim?

SherReene Cheah
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What is the best action to take in the case of a severe food poisoning claim? Tilly Bailey & Irvine solicitor SherReene Cheah explains in our latest blog how we deal with such personal injury claims.... You will have read the news about a...

In The Spotlight With Stephen Miller MBE

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In the latest edition of In The Spotlight , North East Paralympic hero Stephen Miller MBE shares his fascinating tale with Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm..... Profession? Paralympian and Web Developer Talk us through your career journey ...

10 Celebs Without Wills: How Did It Affect Families Of These Famous Faces?

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Many famous faces did not complete a will, and Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm explain how things can spiral out of control without one…. Planning for your death is often put to the back of your mind, but creating a final will is something...

Rogue Writers: Why Should You NOT Use Will Writers?

Martin  Brown
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Why should you avoid using a Will Writer? Martin Brown explains the risks, something that can be avoided by using probate services of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm....  People have been prone to letting Will Writers prepare...

Did Your Bank Arrange Your Will? If So, Beware....

Martin  Brown
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What are the dangers of your bank being your Executor in a will? As Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Martin Brown discusses, it has already been a talking point....  A recent article in Daily Mail highlighted the problem that families have faced...

How To Deal With Rare And Complex Personal Injury Claims?

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If you suffer what may be a 'less common' injury, it is important that your personal injury claim is dealt with by a solicitor with the right experience. Gemma Tunney explains how we do that at Tilly Bailey & Irvine ..... You would be...

Top 10: Strangest Wills Of Famous Faces

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When it comes to writing a will, many find it a big responsibility as they choose their beneficiaries and assets. Others, however, have a very clear plan in their head - some more unusual than you would think. As this list from  Tilly Bailey &...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Assist Michael Hanby Accountants/Butler & Gee Takeover

Michael Stevens
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm has assisted Butler & Gee Accountants in its acquisition of the business of Michael Hanby Accountants , allowing Michael Hanby himself to retire after trading in Barnard Castle for over 25 years. Taking over from...

In The Spotlight With Mike McGrother

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Stockton Musician Mike McGrother is front man for The Wildcats of Kilkenny and also heavily involved with the North East community as Stockton’s Creative Partner. He tells Tilly Bailey & Irvine his story in the latest In the Spotlight....

Aretha Franklin Did Not Make A Will - But Here's Why YOU Should

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The ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin died in August at the age of 76, but she did not leave a Will . How is this likely to affect her family? Tilly Bailey & Irvine explain.... It now means that her four sons and other family members are...

Unmarried Mother Wins 'Landmark' UK Supreme Court Benefit Case

Wendy Beacom
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An unmarried mother has won a landmark court case in which it has been ruled that she was discriminated against when prevented from claiming Widowed Parent's Allowance. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Chartered Legal Executive Wendy Beacom takes...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Partner With Stockton Town FC

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine is delighted to announce a season-long partnership with Stockton Town FC just as the 2018/19 campaign gets underway. The deal makes TBI official sponsors of the Anchors' new match highlights  videos , which...

Rescuing Clients From A Solicitor Into Liquidation

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Picture it; The law firm you are using suddenly goes into liquidation, so what do you do next? Gemma Tunney and  Tilly Bailey & Irvine ’s Personal Injury team have stepped in for this very scenario, and here’s what happened…. ...

Why the 'same-roof' rule was "incompatible" with Human Rights Law

Nathalie Clayton
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The Court of Appeal has ruled that the ‘same-roof’ rule is incompatible with Human Rights Law. Nathalie Clayton  and Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Personal Injury team explain what this means for those lodging an abuse claim.... ...

In The Spotlight With John Foster

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We get the insight from one of the North East’s much-loved voices of radio, John Foster, formerly of BBC, TFM, Sunderland AFC and more gives us his story….

Death: Two Easy Ways To Help Your Family During This Time

Martin  Brown
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The death of somebody close is something that proves mightily difficult to deal with. Tilly Bailey & Irvine partner Martin Brown has two important pieces of advice for you in this situation.... Taking these two simple steps will greatly help...

NHS Mesh Operations 'Suspended' Due To Risks

Sylvia Taylor
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NHS England has jumped to suspend Trans-Vaginal Mesh operations amid 'life-threatening' safety concerns. Tbi Law Solicitor Sylvia Taylor takes up the story....

In The Spotlight With Lee Watson Of Clive Owen LLP

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In TBI's latest edition of In The Spotlight, we get the insight from Lee Watson, tax director of award-winning North East accountants Clive Owen LLP.....

Why The Supreme Court Backed Heterosexual Civil Partnerships

Wendy Beacom
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The Supreme Court this week said a ban on heterosexual couples entering civil partnerships instead of marriage was "incompatible" with human rights laws. Wendy Beacom, a Legal Executive at our North East firm, explains how it helps...

TBI's Injured Claimants Keep On Winning

Kay Ditcham
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine's staff has dealt with endless Personal Injury matters over time, and our North East Solicitors have continued to help clients claim back compensation. Kay Ditcham  tells the full story.... Helen Elstob ,...

Can You Claim Compensation For A Hit And Run?

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Can you claim compensation for a hit and run? What if the vehicle responsible for an accident is not insured? Gemma Tunney explains how our North East Solicitors deal with the many more tricky situations of a bump out on the roads that could have been...

When Is A Defect Not A Defect?

Adrienne Harris
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When is a defect NOT a defect? Well Adrienne Harris explains how our North East Solicitors can help decipher this in a personal injury case.... Generally speaking, a person who falls over on somebody’s premises will have to demonstrate that the...

Injured In An Accident, Then Received Negligent Medical Treatment?

Kay Ditcham
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It almost seems too unlucky that somebody might be injured in an accident and then, rather than their medical treatment resolve their injuries, it is performed negligently and in fact makes matters worse, something which our North East Solicitors have had to...

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