Thousands of people were infected with HIV and hepatitis C during blood transfusions.
“Straightforward and practical advice with very transparent pricing – a refreshing change from a solicitors! Simon Bass was both supportive legally and personally after a recent bereavement, as well as being a lovely chap with it.”
“Milners solicitors dealt with my needs efficiently, friendly and professionally. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending them to anyone.”
When you need legal expertise, you’ll find us plain talking and focussed on finding the right solution for you. We’re flexible and approachable, tailoring your case to your individual needs.
We’re here to navigate the complexities of corporate law, so you can focus on doing what you do best – running your business. With our affordable expertise on your side, we’ll guide you every step of the way.
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This year Family Mediation Week is taking place from 17th until 21st January 2022. Its aim is to raise awareness of family mediation and the benefits it can bring to separating families. Over the course of the week, the Family Mediation Council will be hosting webinars, publishing resources, information, blogs
Good Divorce Week is an annual campaign organised by Resolution and this year, it is taking place from 29th November until 3rd December 2021. Resolution is a community of family justice professionals who focus on working with families to promote an amicable approach to separation. Members of Resolution include solicitors,
We’re delighted to welcome Mark Hilton to the team at Milners. Mark has been advising on construction issues for over 30 years, primarily in relation to contentious matters but also in relation to complex contractual negotiations. Mark is an experienced litigator and international arbitration lawyer and has acted for contractors,
COVID Business interruption claims And so following the city’s heavyweight lawyers brawling through the courts ( with Messrs Herbert Smith for the Financial Conduct Authority or FCA, Simmons and Simmons for the insurers ) we finally have a verdict. It’s not a knockout blow but a very good points decision
As the true impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to be realised, so does the severe impact on BAME communities – further evidence that Black Lives Matter. Every year, the UK comes together on June 22 to honour the British Caribbean community and the contribution it makes to
Milners Solicitors is offering 25% off all legal fees to NHS and Key Workers for any new instructions received on or after the 22nd May 2020 until further notice.
Milners Senior Partner, Giles Ward, sees his latest article on advising businesses how to take steps to survive the COVID-19 pandemic featured in the latest issue of Pest Contol News. You can read the article here: PCN 122 Milners Article
Ben Harrison – Head of Public Law at Milners featured in the Yorkshire Post with his thoughts on the potential for a public inquiry into the handling of Coronavirus here in the UK. Read the article here: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/columnists/public-inquiry-governments-handling-coronavirus-crisis-inevitable-ben-harrison-2851044 Public
Following Sam Stein QC and Milners Ben Harrisons letter to the Prime Minister – Boris Johnson in 2019, read the response from the Minister of the Inquiry – Penny Mordaunt here: Blood Inquiry Letter – Response
Straight talking and focussed on finding the solution that’s in your best interests, get to know the people who will become your team at Milners solicitors.
Simon plays a strategic role in all our work disciplines. Simon has a wide range of experience in employment law, business law, professional negligence, insurance law and personal injury. As well as acting for private individuals, Simon also regularly advises businesses on strategic support and dealing with disputes that have arisen.Find out more
Giles is Milners’ Head of Litigation. He has been practising law since the early 1990s and represents clients both nationally and internationally. Giles has considerable expertise in all forms of tribunal and substantial trial experience in both court and arbitration. He is often instructed on extremely sensitive and complicated matters by institutions, charities, companies and individuals alike.Find out more
Andrew heads up our Commercial Property department. He has 16 years experience in Commercial Property including senior positions at two large firms of solicitors in Leeds and has helped Milners to achieve a Tier 5 ranking in The Legal 500 UK 2015.Find out more
Victoria joined Milners in 2008 as a solicitor. At that time she specialised in asset-related recovery and dispute resolution. She acted for local, national and international companies and advised on administrations, individual voluntary arrangements, bankruptcy and winding up petitions. Victoria is now part of the Management Team, working closely with Simon Bass, the Managing Partner. She is responsible for the firm’s compliance and is also involved in the day to day running of the firm.Find out more
Kirsty, who joined us from Baxter Caulfield Solicitors in 2007, has worked in the legal profession since 2000. She is our designated Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COLP). Kirsty is another member of our team who is young, talented and ambitious. Her qualifications include being a Full Member of Accounting Technicians and she is currently studying the ACCA Accountancy Qualification.Find out more
Mathew has joined Milners’ commercial property team and is also the Money Laundering Officer and training principal for our trainee solicitors. He offers expertise built over 14 years working with clients and commercial agents in the Yorkshire property sector and beyond.Find out more
Ben is a Litigation and Public Law Solicitor specialising in Contract and Commercial disputes as well as claims of Professional Negligence from both a Claimant and Defendant perspective. On the Public Law front, Ben has acted for respondents and participants to Independent Inquiries as well as Statutory Inquiries initiated by the Charity Commission.Find out more
Oliver Cashman, having qualified in 2008 has earned a distinguished reputation as a leading authority in the fields of commercial and employment litigation. His career to date has seen him thrust in at the deep end of numerous high profile, public cases including the phone-hacking scandal of 2011, as well as successfully bringing compensation claims for many victims of Jimmy Saville.Find out more
I am a fully qualified member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP). I qualified as a solicitor at Milners in November 2012 and specialise in Private Client Law dealing with a wide range of wills, trusts, probate cases, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection of work and administration of estates.Find out more
John Robson's accomplished career in property makes him one of the most trusted and recognised in his field, having gained high profiled clients and dealt with countless complex transactions over more than a 35 year period.Find out more
Darren is our newest senior recruit, joining our Corporate and Commercial teams. He has amassed over 14 years of legal expertise working with a raft of owner-managed businesses, SMEs, PLCs and the third sector - across Yorkshire and beyond. He will help to spearhead the development of our Corporate and Commercial services, as well as mentoring other members of our team. Darren performs a wide-ranging role supporting businesses on a range of legal issues. This extends to the drafting, advising upon, and negotiating company commercial agreements, including Memorandum and Articles of Association; intellectual property and software agreements; and general commercial agreements governing outsourcing and the supply of goods and services. He joins the Milners team from the Leeds office of international law firm DWF, where he was a Senior Associate. His legal CV also features roles at a brace of large regional law firms, Ison Harrison and Lupton Fawcett. A former graduate of the University of Hull and York College of Law, Darren is a keen sports player and supporter when not entertaining his two children, and has also conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge several times, raising money to support the fight against cancer.Find out more
Danielle is a key member of our experienced employment law team. She provides specialist legal advice to both employees and employers. Her employment law specialisms span discrimination and inequality in the workplace; redundancy; constructive dismissal and unfair dismissal; employment contracts and employment policies.Find out more
Dylan, who joined us in 1997, works in our personal injury department and specialises in all areas of compensation claims. Acting for individuals on a wide range of injury and liability issues, his recent cases include assisting in a multi-million pound brain damage and tetraplegic personal injury case.Find out more
With more than a decade of wide-ranging experience in the Yorkshire legal sector to draw upon, Donna is our newest member of the team. She further bolsters our award-winning Property department, having joined us in March 2019 as a Legal Assistant focusing on Commercial Property. Donna also brings with her a raft of other legal expertise, having a proven track record working in the specialist fields of litigation and probate during her career. She joins the Property team here at Milners having previously broadened her experience at two of Leeds’ other major law firms. Having now transferred these skills to meeting the varied needs of our Commercial Property clients, she has swiftly established herself as a core member of our team. Donna plays a key role in executing transactions spanning all areas of commercial property. These include commercial leases, including Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 lease renewals; purchases and sales; and re-financing. It’s an in-demand department whose commercial property expertise secured it a Tier 5 ranking in The Legal 500 UK. Away from working with our Property team in our offices at Leeds, Harrogate and Pontefract, you are most likely to find Donna with her nose inside a good book, swimming, or travelling.Find out more
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