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Some Nice Feedback

A nice review for Andrew Marsden of our Batley Office.

ADVERSE POSSESSION

Have you ever heard people saying “if you have looked after someone else’s land for long enough you acquire squatter’s rights” and then wondered what they meant by this? This is in fact a legal principle known as adverse possession. If adverse possession can be established, then a person who possesses someone else’s land for […]

Position Vacant

We are looking for an experienced conveyancers with at least 7 years experience of dealing with all types of conveyancing matters to join our busy and well respected conveyancing team. We are offering a competitive salary with chance to earn bonus on top . The positions are based at our Batley and Brighouse offices. If […]

Brearleys Delivers Knockout Blow

Very recently Martin Oliver a Partner at our firm has  just finished representing a builder who sued Frank Warren, Tyson Fury’s boxing promoter , for breach of contract . The case went all the way to a 3 day trial at the property and construction court in central London and our client was successful in […]

Do As I Say Not As I Do

There is often a difference between how a job should be done, and how it is done. The textbook way versus the practical get the job done way. It happens all the time, and for a variety of reasons – most commonly time and efficiency. Inevitably the textbook way takes longer. But what happens when […]

They Know What They Know

Information is important in all areas of our lives. It is particularly important in personal injury claims. Incorrect, or missing information can cause claims to fail. Never assume that a defendant will properly, or indeed at all, record details of an accident. We see all too many cases where there is no accident report – […]

Pothole Fall

As Mrs B was walking back to her car in a local carpark she caught her foot in a pothole, tripped, and fell. This caused her to suffer injuries. After consulting Andrew Marsden of our Batley office, Mrs B instructed us to bring a claim against the carpark owners. This was on the basis that […]

Prop It Up Properly

Mr M was at work going about his usual duties, when it became necessary for him to collect some items for a customer order. As he was doing so, a number of  heavy units fell and hit him, causing him injuries. These units had been left propped up against the rear of the items Mr […]

Nadine Pickard’s Retirement

Wet Floors

Wet floors are usually also slippery floors. Over the years we have brought many hundreds of claims for people who have slipped on them, and suffered injuries as a result. From workplaces, to supermarkets, to public buildings, it is an inescapable fact that floors become wet. This happens for various reasons. In a recently settled […]