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Record number of lawyers at mfg Solicitors make elite legal list

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A record 36 solicitors from a Midlands law firm have been named among the most outstanding in their field by a respected industry guide . Expert lawyers from mfg Solicitors are named in the 2017 Legal 500 – the profession’s prestigious referral...

Ludlow lawyer saddles up for charity

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A Ludlow lawyer has completed a gruelling charity cycle challenge in aid of a popular cancer charity. Richard Connolly, a partner and residential property expert at Corve Street-based law firm mfg Solicitors, rode almost 66 miles as part of the recent...

Worcestershire solicitor defends lasting powers of attorney

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Worcestershire solicitor defends lasting powers of attorney Worcestershire lawyer Amanda Piper from county firm mfg Solicitors has defended lasting powers of attorney (LPA) after Denzil Lush, the former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection, warned they...

Specialist lawyer questions inheritance changes

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A leading lawyer believes that changes to the rules on making wills could be risky for elderly vulnerable people. He has called for widespread caution over government plans to overhaul inheritance laws – which could see people using text messaging and...

Law firm donation leads the way to new guided walk maps

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New revised and refreshed maps for guided walks of the picturesque Shropshire Hills have been reproduced thanks to funding from county law firm mfg Solicitors.

The Shropshire legal practice, which has offices in Telford and Ludlow, has helped charity Grow Cook Learn with the tourism project at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms.

The £900 from mfg Solicitors has come through the firm’s charitable trust and will cover the redesign and reproduction of new leaflets with maps and trails of the hills. The updated leaflets are intended to help encourage local people and visitors to experience the different routes and beautiful walks the Shropshire Hills has to offer, along with its history and the variety of local produce in the area.

Education manager Stephanie Bellows said: “The leaflets always prove popular with visitors but to now be able to offer a more modern and up-to-date version, which includes improved walks and new routes, is fantastic. The donation has also meant we have been able to commission the design and print of a brand new wall map and information of the area which sits proudly in the centre. This will help visitors explore the area and all it has to offer. We want to say a big thank you to mfg Solicitors for their support.”

Richard Connolly, partner at mfg Solicitors, added: “Grow Cook Learn does great work with children and families all year round and we wanted to help them carry on this work by funding a project that will further broaden the appeal of the Shropshire Hills to thousands of visitors every year.”

Sally Morris considers 'landmark' tribunal fee ruling

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Leading employment lawyer Sally Morris has said the historic Supreme Court decision which has ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful is one of the biggest in the history of employment law. The ruling will give people fairer access to justice...

Dads in the Midlands reminded of contact rights

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Dads in the Midlands reminded of contact rights as Father’s Day looms Divorced and separated fathers are being reminded they have the right to spend time with their children, particularly on special occasions. As Father’s Day approaches, on...

Worcestershire lawyer issues alert

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Lawyer issues alert over Tory social care funding revolution A leading Worcestershire care lawyer has warned homeowners that their property could be at risk after the Prime Minister unveiled plans to make people pay more for social care. Amanda Piper, an...

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