Office activities

All of our offices regularly host meetings for the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO).

London

In London we offer a variety of work experience opportunities to local university and secondary school students.

Manchester

In Manchester, we support the Pathways to Law programme through links with the University of Manchester.  We offer work placements to students registered with the programme, provide lectures on healthcare related law and perform an annual mock trial in conjunction with a local barristers’ chambers to give students an experience of the courtroom environment.

Harrogate

In Harrogate we offer a variety of work experience opportunities to local university and secondary school students.

Newcastle

The Newcastle office opened in autumn 2009 and takes part in local CSR programmes with local schools and organisations, a number of our employees take time to volunteer on projects, which is wholly supported by the firm.

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Trust Matters

“Trust Matters”. These are the bywords of the Charity Commission for its recent report on public trust in charities, issued in July.

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Case law update: Multiple Defendants and QOCS

The lead Judgment in Cartwright is a barrier for successful Defendants who wish to recover the costs of defending personal injury claims. Lord Justice Coulson upheld the Cost Judge's decision that that sums payable under a Tomlin order by D1 to the Claimant were not covered by CPR r.44.14(1).  On that basis, the successful D2, Venduct, could not recover their legal costs from the damages paid by D1 to the Claimant under the Tomlin order. Unfortunately for Defendants, settlements reached under CPR r.36 are not covered by the QOWCS regime either.

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