MASS Blogged 2015


Please note these blogs represent the personal views of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official view of MASS

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MASS Blogged 2015December 2015
What goes down must come up
Matt Currie, Regional Co-ordinator Central East and Partner at Irwin Mitchell, shares his view on the recent Autumn Statement from the Chancellor


MASS Blogged 2015

November 2015
CMCs are here to stay
Peter Adlard – Regional Co-ordinator – Merseyside and The Wirral/Account Director at Carpenters, Birkenhead (currently seconded to Hebble Law) believes that CMCs in the Personal Injury market are very much here to stay. There is only room for those that adhere to professional and ethical standards though and effective Regulation could well be the key!

MASS Blogged 2015November 2015
Falling on Deaf Ears
Kate Sweeney – MASS Manchester Regional Co-ordinator/Partner & Head of Injury Department, Stephensons Solicitors LLP
Kate explains why, for many PI practitioners, branching out into NIHL work will be risky, expensive and far from the ‘cash cow’ the ABI suggests

MASS Blogged 2015October 2015
Beware the Cybermen!
Kate Sweeney – MASS Manchester Regional Co-ordinator/Partner & Head of Injury Department, Stephensons Solicitors LLP warns us to be on our guard and prepared for an attack!

MASS Blogged 2015September 2015
#MedCo MROs (snog, marry, avoid) – what is a boy to do?
Our thanks to Kieran Magee, MASS Yorkshire/Lancashire Regional Coordinator and Partner & Head of Compliance at True Solicitors LLP, for sharing his views

MASS Blogged 2015July 2015
What lies ahead
Sue Brown, MASS Chair and Director at Prolegal, considers equal access to the legal system and equality before the law for both claimants and defendants


MASS Blogged 2015July 2015
Road Safety Stats – the need for specialist representation
Our thanks this month to Elaine Russell – (former Partner at Irwin Mitchell Scotland and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Scotland) – who shares her view on the importance of specialist legal support

MASS Blogged 2015June 2015
MedCo – Racehorse or Donkey?
Our thanks this month to Donna Scully, Partner at Carpenters and Past MASS Chair for sharing her views on the early days of MedCo

MASS Blogged 2015April 2015
RIP Access to Justice
Fiona Scurlock – MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the South East, and PI Solicitor at Gray Hooper Holt LLP – shares her view that the recent escalation in Court Fees is yet another nail in the coffin for our legal system

March 2015
That old adage
Sue Brown, MASS Chair and Director at Prolegal, shares her view that there needs to be clarity, precision and agreement about the current state of the market

MASS Blogged 2015March 2015
Young drivers today – oh how things have changed!
Carol Stanton – MASS Regional Co-ordinator for South Central, and Associate Director & Chartered Legal Executive at Bakers Personal Injury Solicitors – compares her early driving experiences to those of new drivers today and looks to what the future may hold

MASS Blogged 2015February 2015
Those were the days …
Roger Henderson – MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the South West and Fatal Injury Claims Partner at Lyons Davidson, Plymouth – reflects on days gone by when there seemed to be more time to do things and people had time to talk to each other

January 2015
MASS Blogged 2015Healthy Body … Healthy Mind?
Shelyna Mariscal – MASS Regional Co-ordinator for East Anglia and Partner at Hansells considers Mindfulness – could it assist with our daily stresses?


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