Glyn Staves appointed Deputy District Judge

MKB Solicitors are proud to announce that Senior Partner Glyn Staves, Head of Dispute Resolution, has been appointed as a Part-Time Deputy District Judge by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice. Glyn has been selected from 1,600 applicants following a rigorous application process administered by the Judicial Appointments Commission. All applicants were judged on

Community Clean Up

Our Tracy Rodgers took part in the Community Clean Up initiative earlier this week with Barnsley MBC to tidy up our town centre.  Working around Peel Parade we litter picked and cleared away a lot of rubbish. The photos show the bags filled after just 1 hour and what a difference a little bit of

Expert support in times of family trouble

We know that, statistically, an increased number of couples separate in the month of January. The first working day in January is colloquially, and rather unfortunately, known as “Divorce Day”. We receive an influx of new enquiries for support on family matters every year in January after the Christmas break. If you are going through

Compensation recovered for injuries sustained on the drive into work

We have recovered over £2,300.00 for a client who suffered soft tissue injuries to her neck whilst her vehicle was stationary in traffic queueing on one of the main roads into Barnsley. Our client safely brought her vehicle to a stop as traffic in front of her also slowed, but the vehicle behind our client

Client recovers £5,000.00 as a result of a Road Traffic Accident

We have recovered compensation of £5,000.00 for a client who suffered injury to his back, wrist and thumb as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was a front seat passenger in a vehicle proceeding along the road when suddenly that vehicle was struck by a car intending to turn right from the

Tracy Rodgers wins £9,000.00 compensation on an accident at work case

Tracy Rodgers, Solicitor at MKB Solicitors LLP, recovered £9,000.00 compensation for a School Teacher who suffered injuries to her knees when she fell at work in the school. The accident happened when the heel of our client’s shoes became caught in a crack in the floor and as a result, our client fell forward landing

What is Probate and do I need it?

When people hear the word Probate it usually fills them with dread. There are many myths about ‘Probate’ such as it delays the estate by many months and it costs thousands. This article looks to set out a few facts about what is actually involved in the Probate process and how it can affect you.

Hospital Reception Supreme Court Judgment

Earlier we reported on the clinical negligence claim of Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.   The Supreme Court has now considered this case where the Claimant had pursued compensation for injury caused by the A&E Receptionist giving misleading information. Mr Darnley attended at the Mayday Hospital in Croydon in 2010 complaining of feeling unwell

MKB raise £800 for TADS at Charity Quiz Night

MKB are pleased to announce that its second annual charity quiz night was a huge success. The quiz took place at The Old Picture House in Barnsley and was attended by numerous local businesses. After compiling funds collected on the evening, we are delighted to have raised £800.00 for TADS.       TADS (Therapies