Defendant Personal Injury
Our Defendant Personal Injury Team is here to guide insurers and defendant clients through the legal process from top to bottom. We offer advice before and after Court Proceedings and can produce initial assessments on liability in all levels of court, through all levels of process.
Portal and Predictive Costs Post Jackson
Looking for a simple breakdown of Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Portal Costs Post Jackson? Ashfords have designed two documents, the first details (MOJ) Portal costs for pre and post Jackson, as well as transitional costs for Road Traffic Accidents (RTA), Employer Liability (EL) and Public Liability (PL) claims. The second document details the new predictive costs should the claim "fall out" of the MOJ Portal.Read more
Farm Workers: employees or independent contractors?
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on average, between 40 and 50 workers are killed on British farms every year. The HSE reports that the agricultural industry has one of the highest levels of work-related injuries, with disproportionately high numbers of incidents.Read more
Business Risk and Regulation
Our Business Risk and Regulation Team, headed by Richard Voke, has a wealth of experience and knowledge in relation to a broad range of regulatory issues.Read more
Employment and Human Resources
Our Employment Team have considerable experience advising clients on all the issues that can arise from the beginning of the employment relationship through to the end.Read more
Landowners, Livestock and Public Rights of Way
Do you have a public footpath over your land? If so, you will be aware of your obligation to keep footpaths open and free to use. But what steps do you take to minimise the risk of injury to walkers when you have livestock grazing in fields with footpaths?Read more
Accidents on Icy Roads
Spring may be around the corner but drivers should take note of the dangers of black ice on the road, particularly in the early mornings and where there is already water on the road.Read more