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JMW Solicitors regularly shares company news and the latest decisions on successful cases. Take a look at all our current and previous press releases below, or if you're looking for a certain news item, you can search by department.
JMW strengthens employment team with new partner hire
June 10th, 2021
JMW Solicitors LLP has appointed Suzanne Staunton as a partner in its Employment team in London.
Welsh government facing Judicial Review over ‘irrational’ rules for outdoor education centres
June 9th, 2021
JMW Solicitors has issued a pre-action protocol letter as it gears up to challenge the Welsh government on its ‘irrational’ Covid-19 decision-making that has forced outdoor education centres to remain closed while competitors in England and Scotland reopened weeks ago.
JMW advises CityFibre as latest stage of the Gigabit City Investment Programme accelerates
June 9th, 2021
The Real Estate team at Manchester-based law firm, JMW Solicitors, is advising CityFibre as the latest leg of its up to £4bn Gigabit City Investment Programme ramps up.
A 10-year-old boy who suffered catastrophic brain damage as a baby due to failures at Bradford Royal Infirmary has been awarded compensation to cover his care for the rest of his life that amounts to around £10 million. The boy's case was handled by Angharad Hughes, a partner specialising in brain injuries in JMW's clinical negligence team.
Judge grants permission in urgent Judicial Review proceedings for Joe Anderson, the Mayor of Liverpool, labelling the case as having “significant public interest”
May 4th, 2021
The High Court in Manchester has ordered that an urgent trial take place of the claim by Joe Anderson, the Mayor of Liverpool, that Liverpool City Council are acting unlawfully in refusing to provide him with the same indemnity against legal costs offered to other members of the Council. In giving permission, the Judge said “This is a high profile case which has attracted local and national publicity and the consequences for both the Claimant and the Defendant are far reaching” and that there was “significant public interest in ventilation of full argument”.
A Wealth of Promotions at JMW with 7 New Equity Partners
April 22nd, 2021
Full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has made 43 promotions across all levels, departments and offices, including a record 7 promotions to Equity level which take effect on 1st May 2021.
Welsh restaurateur hits government with legal challenge over indoor hospitality policy
April 8th, 2021
Restaurateur and entrepreneur, Matt Connolly, has mounted a legal challenge against the Welsh government over its failure to set out an opening date for indoor hospitality, leaving an already hard-hit industry in limbo.
An investigation by JMW's specialist birth and brain injury team has revealed that more than 1,200 children have been left with life-changing brain damage after alleged failures in England's maternity services. Figures obtained via a Freedom of Information request have laid bare the emotional and financial toll of poor maternity care that results in often catastrophic injuries such as cerebral palsy.
Family-run outdoor education centre launches Judicial Review on behalf of “forgotten” industry
March 24th, 2021
A small family-run residential outdoor education centre has taken the government to task over its failure to include the industry in its Covid-19 exit roadmap, with the law firm JMW Solicitors launching a Judicial Review on its behalf.