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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. Till Bailey & Irvine's  Annaliese Barber takes up the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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….

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....

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 ,...

Our Commercial Disputes Team Appoints A New Partner

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The commercial arm of the firm based in Wynyard has appointed an experienced solicitor to join its Commercial Disputes Team as a partner. Nigel Broadbent has worked in the area of commercial litigation for three decades, acting for a...

What Happens If You Cheat In A Casino? Who Says It Is Dishonest?

John Ellwood
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The highest court in the land - namely the Supreme Court - has made a landmark decision on what many would regard as a strange set of circumstances says John Ellwood , a Partner at our North east firm. Until relatively recently any form of gambling was...

International Women's Day Blog By Our Managing Partner Carolyn Tilly

Carolyn Tilly
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With today being International Women’s Day and recent reports in the media suggesting that senior roles across the board are still dominated by men, I thought it an opportune moment to consider our firm and the roles that women play within it. ...

A Personal Note From Our New Managing Partner, Carolyn Tilly

Carolyn Tilly
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Not too long ago I was reflecting on 2017 and now just like that we are looking forward to the first signs of Spring 2018.  2017 was a year of success and achievements for Tilly Bailey & Irvine and we are working hard on building on the foundations...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Celebrates The Chinese Year Of The Dog

SherReene Cheah
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Saying Happy New Year The Chinese Way -          恭喜发财   ‘Gong Hey Fat Choy’ in Cantonese or ‘Gong Xi Fa Cai’ in Mandarin Chinese New Year is here. Celebrations...

New Appointments Strengthens Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Commercial Property Team

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2017 was a busy and exciting year for Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm.  It celebrated 175 years in business, its continued success with further accolades in the 2017 Legal 500, being a finalist in the 2017 Northern Law Awards and the appointment of a...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Supports Age UK Teesside Wills Month Launch

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We recently supported Age UK Teesside in its first ever Wills month.   Tilly Bailey & Irvine law firm’s offices across Teesside supported Age UK Teesside by writing wills for free in lieu of a donation to the charity.  One...

Legal 500 2017 Success For Tilly Bailey & Irvine

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In the year that Tilly Bailey & Irvine is celebrating 175 years in business i t is also celebrating its success in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500 – a guide to the UK’s leading law firms. The firm has a first tier ranking for commercial...

Double Celebrations For Tilly Bailey & Irvine

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The official announcement of  the appointment of a new managing partner in the year that we are celebrating 175 years in business. Carolyn Tilly  has taken on the role of managing partner from 1 st October 2017 to replace John Hall who...

New Appointments At Tilly Bailey & Irvine

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We have recently appointed a family law expert to join our private client team based in our Wynyard office. This appointment coincides with two of our trainees qualifying as solicitors following their period of recognised training. ...

Annaliese Barber 'Steps' Up With A New Accreditation

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Annaliese Barber  who has worked for the firm since 1996 has become a full member of STEP (Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners), the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Are 2017 Northern Law Awards Finalists

Alison Leith
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The Northern Law Awards takes place on Thursday, 1 st June at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead. In the year when Tilly Bailey & Irvine celebrates 175 years in business, we are delighted to be shortlisted for the Law Firm of the Year Award and...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Are Proud To Champion Women Every Day

Alison Leith
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With International Women’s Day upon us and recent reports in certain legal press suggesting that senior roles in the legal profession are still dominated by men, I thought it an opportune moment to consider our firm and the roles that women play...

Your Digital Afterlife - Let Us Help You Get It In Order

Joanne Tillotson
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“I must put my affairs in order ” ... is a common and traditional phrase. It conjures up an image of that all important box, containing vital paperwork about one’s finances and personal affairs, all prepared safe and sound for loved ones...

From Paralegal To Trainee Solicitor By Rhiannon Morgan

Rhiannon Morgan
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I began working for Tilly Bailey and Irvine in 2014 and successfully applied for a position as a trainee solicitor through the firm’s internal application process. I began my training contract on 1 st September 2016. Between 2014 and 2016, I worked...

How To Qualify As A Lawyer Without Attending University

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With the ever rising fees to attend university, and the even longer years of debt which follow, many aspiring lawyers may think that hope is lost. However, you do not need to attend university to reach your goals. The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives...

Hartlepool Hospice Changes Name To Alice House Hospice

Annaliese Barber
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If you are a resident of Hartlepool and the surrounding areas, then you will no doubt be aware of the existence of Hartlepool & District Hospice, which has served the local communities of Hartlepool and East Durham for many years.  However, what...

Celebrating Another Year Of Legal 500 Success

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine is celebrating another year of success in the recently published Legal 500 – the client’s guide to UK law firms.  Published in September 2016, the guide rates Tilly Bailey & Irvine  Law  Firm as ...

Debra Burton STEPs Up To The Mark

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STEP up to the mark: TBI Associate achieves world renowned professional qualification in Trust Disputes and helps others in need. Associate, Debra Burton, a specialist in Contentious Probate has recently attained a Distinction in the STEP...

Domestic Violence & My Sisters Place

Christine Smith
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Domestic violence happens everywhere. Sadly, a large number of both women and men experience it.  Many victims access services to assist them across the country. Domestic violence can happen to any woman or man. Domestic...

Thinking Digital Conference 2016

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By Sharon Williams, Online Marketing Manager at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm I was invited to attend the Thinking Digital Conference earlier this month at The Sage in Gateshead. I’m into digital in a big way after all I’m...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Shortlisted For Seven Northern Law Awards

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 We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in seven categories for 2016’s Northern Law Awards. The Disputes Team based in our Commercial office at Wynyard are on the list again after the success of 2015’s win. The team...

A Throwback To 1976 For Our Managing Partner John Hall

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John Hall , our managing partner was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors on 1st April 1976 -  an amazing 40 years ago! He has dedicated the last forty years of his working life to Tilly Bailey & Irvine and has done a tremendous job especially...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Announces Six Promotions

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Award-winning law firm, Tilly Bailey & Irvine has promoted four associate solicitors to partner and two solicitors to associate with effect from 1st April 2016. The six promotions are testament to each solicitor’s commitment to Tilly...

Our Thoughts On The 2016 Budget

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Some of the more senior members of the firm were invited to various budget updates across the region. We thought it might be useful to ask for their feedback on what they thought. Craig Malarkey , Corporate Associate at our Commercial office in...

Helen Lyne's Spring Presidential Diary

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My blog has been quiet for the past month or so, mainly because all my efforts have been focused at organising the Tees Valley Law Society Annual Dinner which took place on Friday 4th March. The night was a massive success and seemed to be enjoyed by all in...

Period Of Recognised Training For Trainee Solicitors - Training Contracts

Neil Taylor
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Neil Taylor - Partner Responsible For Periods Of Recognised Training "We are very pleased to announce that our two vacancies for 2016 have now been filled.  If you would like to apply for 2017 please follow the process detailed...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm Shortlisted For North East Business Award

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  The Marketing Team at Tilly, Bailey & Irvine Law Firm is thrilled to announce that we are one of three businesses to be shortlisted in the Teesside Heat of the North East Business Awards 2016 in the ‘Digital and Social Media’...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine's 'Before The Bubble Bursts' Buy To Let Offer

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You may have heard that George Osborne decided in the Autumn Budget to raise the Stamp Duty Land Tax payable on Buy to Let investment properties.  The increase, which will come into force on 1 st April 2016,  will mean that a purchaser of an...

Helen Lyne's Presidential Christmas Message

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The festive season is well and truly upon us and is often a time for reflection. As 2015 draws to a close, I cannot help but reminisce over the year’s events . With such busy lives, it is easy to forget to pause and take stock. Often, and...

Upcoming Events For The Tees Valley Junior Lawyers Divison

Ellie Gilbert
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The Tees Valley Junior Lawyer Division is now up, running and in full swing since the launch event in September. This is my first experience of the JLD and  I can only sing its praises. It is great to mix with other junior lawyers from the region...

Helen Lyne's Presidential Diary November 2015

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Now November is underway, preparation for the annual dinner is in full swing. I have been busy this month meeting with various people who have kindly offered to help me ensure that the dinner is a roaring success. This year’s dinner is shaping up to...

Launch Party At The Bowes Museum

Helen Dexter
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We recently hosted a drinks reception and private viewing of the YSL exhibition ‘Style is Eternal’ for over 70 clients and contacts of the firm at The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle. We welcomed our guests to the event thanking them for...

Helen Lyne's Presidential Diary September 2015

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September's diary is a little late but that's because our new Marketing Team have been busy building our fantastic new website. I've already written most of October's diary and that will be published very soon. My previous blogs...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Take Interview Advice Into Region's Schools

John Hall
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has committed to bringing real-life workplace experience into some of the region’s schools, giving students guidance in communicating and interview skills. For the second year, we have committed three staff...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Celebrate 30 Years in Barnard Castle

Helen Dexter
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As it celebrates 30 years, our Barnard Castle Office seeks wedding day pictures from its premises’ past! In 2015, Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Barnard Castle Office celebrates its 30 th anniversary, having taken over law firm Messrs...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Scoops Two Awards at Inaugural Northern Law Awards

John Hall
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Staff from Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors took to the stage twice to collect awards at the inaugural Northern Law Awards. The firm picked up the Law Team of the Year Award (Litigation and Dispute Resolution) and Alison Leith, who heads the...

Promotions At Tilly Bailey & Irvine

John Hall
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has promoted five of its lawyers to Associate Solicitor, recognising and rewarding their commitment to their clients and the company. The promotions are in the company’s Wills and Probate and Corporate Law...

The 2015 Edition Of Legal 500 Highlights Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Success

John Hall
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine is delighted that its hard work and dedication to its clients has been reflected in the recently published Legal 500 – the client’s guide to the best UK law firms. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s corporate and...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Links With My Sisters Place Charity

John Hall
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This week Associate Solicitor, Rebecca Samuels and Paralegal, Jackie Blackwell from our Stockton office’s Family Department visited My Sister’s Place which is a charity based in Middlesbrough which helps victims of domestic violence.  The...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Back Tees Barrage Run

John Hall
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors backed the hugely popular Tees Barrage 10K, the annual event which invites runners to tackle the striking riverside route between the Newport and Millennium Bridges between Stockton and Middlesbrough. On completing...

Gemma Goes Back To School To Boost Students' Skills!

John Hall
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One of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors’ has ‘gone back to school’ to help inspire and advise students aspiring to a career in the legal field – and joined one of Middlesbrough’s most famous daughters in doing so! Gemma...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Receives Double Honour

John Hall
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Helen Lyne and Martin Levinson of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors were both honoured at The Tees Valley Law Society Annual General Meeting on Monday 29th June 2015 Helen was sworn in as the youngest ever President, while Martin was awarded for...

Helen Lyne's Presidential Diary July 2015

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I decided some time ago to put myself forward to be elected as President of the Tees Valley Law Society . Having served as Senior Vice President for the past year, this day finally came on 29 June 2015. Irrespective of the time I had to prepare for this, I...

Helen Lyne's Presidential Diary August 2015

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I think I can safely say this month that I am over the shock of my election and have started to settle into the role. Events wise, August has been a quieter month which I think is symptomatic of the summer break. However, it has been the perfect time for me...

Award Nominations in Recognition of Team's Achievements

John Hall
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors cites the commitment and achievements of its Commercial Litigation Team as the reason it has been shortlisted for the Law Team of the Year (Litigation and Dispute Resolution) at the first ever Northern Law...

John Hall And Carolyn Tilly   October 2017