Howells have obtained a five-figure sum for a Barnsley man who underwent a foot procedure at Barnsley Hospital. The gentleman signed a consent form for a specific procedure but at the very last minute the procedure was changed. The hospital admitted that the patient had not given his consent for the new procedure and that the procedure itself was performed negligently.
Five protesters who were arrested and detained by South Yorkshire Police have had their complaints upheld by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).
Howells Solicitors have recently expanded both their busy Conveyancing team and their Wills, Trusts and Probate team by appointing expert solicitor Amy Kavanagh and Trained Licence Conveyancer Amy Rouse, as well as paralegals Millie Nicholson and Louise Tissington.
Howells Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted in the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018.
A team of over 50 people from Howells Solicitors cut a colour dash at Rother Valley Country Park for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.
A client of Howells from Rotherham has been awarded damages of over £16,000.00 on account of her landlord unlawfully evicting her by changing the locks at her property and also failing to place her deposit in a designated tenancy deposit scheme.
At the Business & IP Centre, Sheffield Central Library, 13 July 2018, 10am-12pm
If you are beginning to think about starting a business or if you have started a business, it is important to be aware of how employment law can impact upon you. As a new business, the last thing you want is an employment dispute setting you back or taking your time away from your business – whether this is with your former employer or with any staff you choose to take on.
Howells Solicitors’ partner Sharon Lockwood has become an ambassador for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.
Sharon’s role with South Yorkshire’s only children’s hospice will see her spread the word about the charity to potential supporters across the region.
Kulvinder Gill from Howells, was the solicitor for the family into the inquest of Nicola Lawrence who died on 24 Sep 2016. After a 12 day inquest the jury concluded that there were missed opportunities and that Nicola’s life may have been saved.
For full details see the INQUEST press release
For more information on inquests, judicial reviews and human rights, see here.
Advances in technology mean that from June 2018, drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads for the first time. This means that if a driver has an app on their mobile phone, they can use the app to park their car, as there is no more than 6 metres between the car and the mobile phone. The signal must be maintained all of the time.
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