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Mesh Implant Claims: Negligence Now Thrust Into The Public Eye

Sylvia Taylor
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The rise in vaginal mesh-implant claims of medical negligence continues to make headlines, the withdrawal of a London Mayor candidate being the latest case. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors take up the story… Sue Black, the Women’s...

The Case That Shows Why Bereavement Damages Must Be Revised

John Hall
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We recently discussed why bereavement damages required an overhaul. Partner John Hall of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors agrees with this, further echoed by a tragic incident in the news recently... John’s colleague Mark Ellis , a...

Road Accidents: Examining The New Whiplash Tariff Scheme

Mark Ellis
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Why are compensation claims for travel delays outweighing whiplash claims? It seems wrong, as Personal Injury legal experts at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors argue… The Ministry of Justice intends to increase the small claims limit...

Asbestos Negligence: Mesothelioma Scheme a 'Step in the Right Direction'?

Mark Ellis
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With negligence claims rising in the UK, Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors take a look at the Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme and the changes that could be made to help victims of asbestos injuries . Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has seen...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Present Teesdale Business Award to Castle Players

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors proudly sponsored the award for Best Community Engagement Project at the Teesdale Business Awards 2019, which went to Barnard Castle’s The Castle Players. Laurence Sach (Chair), Christine-Gibson Bell,...

Probate Research Awards Win For Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors celebrated success by scooping the award for Best Community Contribution in the 2020 UK Probate Research Awards. The annual ‘Probies’ awards night was held at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in...

Clinical Negligence Claims Rising In The UK

Sylvia Taylor
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The BBC has recently highlighted the rise in clinical negligence claims in the UK, stating that the NHS receives more than 10,000 new yearly claims for compensation. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s North East Solicitors investigate… The...

TBI Solicitors Help Teesside Charity's 'Shoebox Appeal'

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors have once again contributed to Teesside and Middlesbrough Philanthropic Foundation’s annual Shoebox Appeal over the winter in support of various local groups across Teesside. Staff, including partners,...

Why Should I Set Up A Family Trust?

Carolyn Tilly
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“Should I set up a Family Trust ” is a question you may ask yourself before the New Year, but what are the benefits of doing this? Carolyn Tilly , Managing Partner at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors, explains… I am...

TBI Solicitors Continue Stockton Town FC Partnership With 'Golden Ticket' Opportunity

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors  has continued to offer its backing to local football by continuing its partnership with  Stockton Town FC  for the current season, and fans of the Anchors themselves have a chance to win something extra...

The Current Laws (And Dangers) Of Fireworks

Nathalie Clayton
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We all know that fireworks can be dangerous, and hospital visits relating to that have doubled in the past decade. But what is the current law on the sale of fireworks? The Personal Injury team at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain… ...

Keeping Wills Safe: What We Can Learn From Lloyds Bank Blunder

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The Financial Times has revealed that Lloyds Banking Group have uncovered approximately 9,000 Wills in their ‘safe custody’ service, which closed its doors to new customers in 2011. Cherie McBean in our Disputes team at Tilly Bailey...

TBI Solicitors appointed to NEPO framework for commercial legal services

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Teesside-based Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has been appointed to a Legal Services Framework to supply its commercial legal services to Local Authorities across the North East. Following a successful tender submission through the North East...

TBI Conveyancing Team Grows As Client Demand Soars

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors continues to expand its growing Conveyancing department, the Teesside-based firm now ranked as the fastest in the country for transactions in this area. The team adds the experienced Michelle Collins as a Senior...

In The Spotlight: With Ben Danson

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In the latest edition of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors'  In The Spotlight , Ben Danson talks about financial success in the North East... Business Name: Novus Wealth Tell us about your role: Director – Financial...

Commercial Property: The Common Traps With Business Leases

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Commercial Property team looks at the common errors and traps that business owners should avoid when entering into a lease for a commercial premises. The location and passing trade may be vital for your business to...

Appointments mark growth for Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors, the largest law firm in the Tees Valley, has boosted its commercial property and residential conveyancing teams with a number of appointments. TBI, which has offices in Hartlepool, Wynyard, Stockton-on-Tees and ...

Summer Success Stories: Personal Injury Claims

Gemma Tunney
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It was another busy summer for Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Personal Injury Solicitors , as Legal Executive Gemma Tunney explains with a selection of recent successful case studies... We would like to share with you a couple of the personal...

Further charges following abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre

Nathalie Clayton
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Injury and Negligence Solicitors in the North East update you on the Medomsley Detention Centre scandal, in which further former prison officers have been charged. A further two former prison officers have...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Recognised In Legal 500 Rankings

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors rated among the North East’s very best for client care as the 2019 Legal 500 rankings were announced. Tilly Bailey & Irvine were given Legal 500 recognition in the following areas: Agricultural Law ...

5 Tips For Buying A Business

Michael Stevens
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Now you know how to sell a business , Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s commercial legal advisors explain how to go about buying new business. Acquiring a business is a good way to achieve immediate growth to an existing business or to begin...

CASE STUDY: Accidents Involving Animals

Gemma Tunney
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You can never predict what may happen, particularly when animals are involved. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's personal injury solicitors explain how this was the case most recently... Of course police officers and their equine companions are there...

5 Tips For Selling Your Business

Michael Stevens
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As Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s commercial legal advisors explain, the sale of a business means different things to different people. For some it means moving onto the next challenge, for others it may mean retirement. No matter what the sale...

Personal Injury Discount Rate Reduced: Insurance Premium Reduction To Come?

Mark Ellis
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In August, discount rates will be reduced in personal injury claims. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitor Mark Ellis explains the Lord Chancellor's update and the effects on insurance premiums...  The Lord Chancellor recently issued a...

CASE STUDY: When Solicitors Must Become Detectives

Gemma Tunney
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Experience matters when pursuing an injury claim, and sometimes Tilly Bailey & Irvine's solicitors have to play detective to discover how an accident occurred, as this case by Gemma Tunney explains.... In this case, a woman was a passenger on...

NHS Mesh Operations Argument Rages On...

Sylvia Taylor
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NHS England jumped to suspend Trans-Vaginal Mesh operations amid 'life-threatening' safety concerns. As Tilly Bailey & Irvine explain, the argument still rages on.... Last year, we commented upon the suspension of...

Summer Heatwave: Can It Legally Be "Too Hot To Work"?

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Britain – and indeed Europe – is currently enjoying a heatwave in July, with temperatures soaring up to 37 degrees in some parts of the UK already. But what are the laws for working in hot weather? Tilly Bailey & Irvine...

Success Stories: Getting The Right Personal Injury Claim Result

Gemma Tunney
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine is lucky enough to have one of the most experienced personal injury and negligence teams of solicitors in the North East, and it has paid off for many clients as these recent cases will tell you... In order to succeed with a ...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Raise Over £3,000 For Hartlepool Hospice In 'Make A Will Month 2019'

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Throughout May 2019, Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors took part in the Alice House Hospice’s annual Make a Will Month Campaign, this year raising over £3,000 for the North East appeal. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's  Wills...

Social Media And Divorce: The Problems It Creates

Shamin Ali
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Social Media is now more prominent in our lives than ever before, but it can bite back. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Private Family Law team explain how it affects divorce cases in the modern world... Social media undeniably plays a huge part...

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