Things to Consider before Buying a Property

Buying a property can be a stressful process, especially if you are not prepared before you decide to buy. Having a plan set in place before you start the hunt is key for getting the best out of your property search. Harold Stock and Co are here with seven things to consider before buying a property. Continue reading…


Who? When? Where? How? –

Who? When? Where? How? These are the Questions that a Coroner will be seeking to answer when someone dies in circumstances where it is suspected that they passed away because of a violent or unnatural death, if they die in custody whilst detained for immigration or for mental health purposes, or when the cause of death is unknown. Continue reading…


Common Road Driving Mistakes: How to Prevent a Road Traffic Accident

The UK has some of the safest vehicles compared to the vehicles that were on the road many years ago, but road traffic accidents are growing more and more common each day, many of which leading to serious injuries. Accidents happen, but it is important to learn from them. Here are a few examples of road accidents that occur and how to avoid them. Continue reading…


Whiplash Reforms to be introduced in 2019

Last week the government announced plans to introduce its whiplash reforms in April 2019. According to a statement by the Motor Accident Solicitors Society, also known as MASS, the so-called “strategic alliance” (formed by MASS, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, aka APIL, and the Law Society) were informed that ministers have made an agreement for personal injury reforms to be put into place from April next year. Continue reading…


Medical Negligence: Are all Lawyers Ambulance Chasers?

In the last two weeks it has been announced that “no win, no fee”, medical negligence lawyers have been banned from advertising their services from within NHS hospitals. According to the altered contract, trusts “must not enter into, extend or renew any contractual agreement” with any company who could potentially lead to a legal claim against the National Health Service. Between 2016 and 2017, the NHS spent around £1.7 billion on clinical negligence claims, with 36 percent of that being legal costs. Continue reading…


Driving Laws and Your Sat Nav

In early December, 2017, a variety of changes were made to driving laws in the UK. A few of these changes in particular were focused around sat nav. Whether you use your mobile device, built in navigation or an external device, it is important to take these new changes into account. Continue reading…