18 Nov 2021
Today (18 November) is STOP Pressure Ulcer Day, a global annual event which brings together healthcare professionals, the public and the media to help raise awareness of an issue that affects thousands of hospital patients and care home residents every year.
Debra King, a Senior Associate Paralegal in our Clinical Negligence team, explains why this is such an important issue.
15 Nov 2021
In what has been heralded as a ‘pivotal moment’ in the fight against climate change, leaders from around the globe united at COP26 to reach an agreement on how best to tackle the threats presented to our livelihoods and homes, most notably by global warming.
As part of the summit, we are all being encouraged to consider our carbon footprint – from the houses we live in to the shops we visit (and the types of purchases we make), our choice of commute and even the food we eat.
And the spotlight shines just as harshly on businesses, as hundreds of companies pledge ‘Net Zero’ initiatives in a bid to prove their commitment to sustainability. With the pressure on, James Young, a Partner in our Commercial Property team, explores how commercial landlords can offer innovative solutions to ensure everyone is playing their part in the fight against climate change.
12 Nov 2021
November 8th – 12th 2021 is Talk Money Week, an initiative run by the Money and Pensions Service annually, designed to increase people’s sense of financial wellbeing by encouraging them to have more open conversations about money in any walk of life.
Will Watkins, a debt recovery specialist in our Dispute Resolution team, gives his five top tips designed to open up the conversation around debt.
09 Nov 2021
Wills & Probate
November 8th - 12th 2021 is Talk Money Week, an initiative run by the Money and Pensions Service annually, designed to increase people’s sense of financial wellbeing by encouraging them to have more open conversations about personal finance.
Laura Selby, Partner and Head of our Wills and Probate Team, looks at the importance of talking to your family about your Will and the plans for your money after you’ve gone.
01 Nov 2021
Last year many families were left disappointed as fireworks displays were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Whilst life begins to return to some form of normality post lockdown, many large organised firework displays are also being cancelled for 2021, meaning there is likely to be large numbers of people hosting their own bonfire night celebrations as they look to spend time with family and friends.
Victoria Smithyman, Partner and of the Personal Injury team looks at ways to keep your family and guests safe this bonfire night.
27 Oct 2021
Newport-based law firm Harding Evans represented the bereaved family at an inquest into the death of Christopher Desmond Slade, who committed suicide whilst detained at HMP Parc in Bridgend.
20 Oct 2021
As we head into autumn, the attention of solicitors and barristers across the UK turns to the Legal 500, as thousands eagerly await confirmation of their inclusion in one of the world’s leading legal directories.
We are delighted to announce that we have once again beaten our own ‘ranking record’, with 10 practice areas recognised for the innovative, complex and client-focused work undertaken here at Harding Evans.
18 Oct 2021
We are delighted to confirm the appointment of four new partners within the firm, as we continue to grow and strengthen our team. Over the next few weeks, we've taken the time to find out a little more about each of our new appointees, from their journey to #TeamHE to the advice they'd give to someone looking to carve out a career in law.
In the last of our blog series, we find out a little more about Danielle Howell, newly appointed Partner in our ever-growing Clinical Negligence team!
13 Oct 2021
As the second of three reports by the Independent Maternity Services Oversight Panel is released, examining the ‘serious mistakes’ that led to a significant number of stillborn births, the Cwm Taf Morgannwg health board faces renewed calls to improve the maternal and neonatal services offered to thousands of mothers across South Wales.
Alicia Johns, a Chartered Legal Executive in our Clinical Negligence team, explores some of the latest findings, as well as reflecting on how the reports will impact the families that suffered as a result of maternal negligence.
12 Oct 2021
Wills & Probate
It can be difficult to think about writing a will but being prepared and ensuring your estate goes to your loved ones is important, here’s what to include.
11 Oct 2021
Wills & Probate
If you’ve been awarded compensation following an accident or injury, you may be wondering what to do next – especially if you’ve been awarded a large sum of money and you are worried about the impact it will have on your finances, family and your future.
Afonwy Howell-Pryce, associate in our Wills and Probate department, teams up with Partner and Head of the Personal Injury department, Victoria Smithyman, to answer some of the most common questions they face when it comes to Personal Injury trusts.
07 Oct 2021
We are delighted to confirm the appointment of four new partners within the firm, as we continue to grow and strengthen our team. Over the next few weeks, we'll take the time to find out a little more about each of our new appointees, from their journey to #TeamHE to the advice they'd give to someone looking to carve out a career in law.
Next up, we meet James Young, newly appointed Partner in our Commercial Property team.