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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.
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.
JMW secures High Court victory following 2.5 year legal wrangle
March 19th, 2021
Law firm JMW Solicitors has seen a complex 2.5 year legal battle draw to a close this morning with the judgment handed down by the High Court in favour of its client, Tom O’Connor.
JMW continues to expand London office with six new partner hires
March 17th, 2021
JMW Solicitors LLP continues its expansion with six partner hires for the London office. This brings the number of new partner hires in the London office to 18 since January 2020.
Stephen Taylor Heath, partner and Head of Sports Law at JMW Solicitors, has helped negotiate the biggest British Heavyweight World Title Fight of all time.
JMW advises Knutsford-based Vebro Polymers on key acquisition
March 10th, 2021
Law firm JMW Solicitors has advised Knutsford-based Vebro Polymers Group on its acquisition of PR Epoxy Systems Ltd in a deal that marks a significant milestone for the business.
Additional Grade A Office Space for JMW in Manchester and London
March 10th, 2021
Full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has agreed terms on a lease for a further 5,188 square foot of grade A office space at Mapletree’s 3 Hardman Street in Spinningfields, Manchester and a further floor of office accommodation at Kings House in Bank, London.