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Welcoming our new recruit – Cathy Hawks

We are pleased to announce that Cathy Hawks has joined the team at Brockbanks. Cathy is a specialist Litigator with many years experience in personal injury claims, property disputes, contested probate and inheritance act claims. Of her appointment, Cathy said: "I am delighted to be joining Brockbanks solicitors who have an excellent reputation and a long [...]

January 14th, 2021|

Business owners – check your insurance policies following COVID-19 High Court Ruling

We strongly recommend that Business owners and operators should check their insurance policies following a    COVID-19 High Court Ruling passed down on 15th September 2020. Our Director, Michael Woolaghan, has summarised the High Court Judgement but the full version can be accessed here. THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY And ARCH INSURANCE & Others The Coronavirus pandemic has [...]

September 22nd, 2020|

Trudy Hill providing general guidance on Family Law Issues

family law issues Trudy Hill, head of our Family Law Department, has been speaking to the local media about some of the most common misunderstandings in Family Law. She talks about the advantages of having a Will, Co-habitation Agreements and getting the right advice about how you own your property You can read the full [...]

March 28th, 2019|

Family Lawyers and Barrister take part in Dechox 2019

Family Law Team take part in British Heart Foundation Dechox 2019 Our Family Law team will be taking part in Dechox 2019 in aid of the British Heart Foundation. Dechox is the British Heart Foundation annual challenge to give up chocolate throughout February. Anything with cocoa in it is off limits - from the sprinkles on [...]

January 29th, 2019|

Brockbanks Charity Ball in aid of Compassion UK – 16th March 2019

Brockbanks Charity Ball In June 2019, our Criminal Barrister Marion Weir, is heading to Rwanda with Compassion UK. To support her in this very worthwhile cause, in March 2019 we will be hosting the first Brockbanks Charity Ball. Compassion UK are a Christian charity who work world-wide, seeking to lift children out of poverty.  Marion [...]

January 25th, 2019|

Congratulations to Josephine Walker!! Full STEP Membership Granted!

Private Client and Probate Solicitor in Cumbria Josephine Walker, a Private Client and Probate Solicitor in Cumbria working for Brockbanks Solicitors, has been awarded Full Member status of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Josephine joins a select group of Solicitors in the North of England who have this qualification. At the time of [...]

January 18th, 2019|

Claire Lister (solicitor) joins Brockbanks

Claire Lister (solicitor) Experienced local family solicitor Claire Lister has joined Brockbanks Solicitors in January 2019. Claire has spent the last 10 years in other local firms since qualifying in 2008. Claire is  from a farming background and works on the family farm when not in the office. She is originally from Holmrook. Claire joins [...]

January 2nd, 2019|

A lovely “Thank You” from Keswick Rotary Club

Brockbanks Solicitors recently sponsored the Keswick Rotary Club "Experience of a Lifetime" event held on the fells near Keswick between 7th - 16th September 2018. The Rotary Club write: "The Rotary Club of Keswick event finished after breakfast yesterday, when the final group of guests left, and we “struck camp”. The 7 gourmet dinners, sponsored [...]

September 19th, 2018|

Karen Tunnacliffe joins Brockbanks

We are pleased to welcome Karen Tunnacliffe to the firm. Karen is an experienced Criminal Defence Solicitor and has joined us in September 2018 having relocated from Yorkshire. Karen will be based at our Workington office and will enhance our superb Criminal Law Department.

September 4th, 2018|

Resolution campaigning for “No Fault Divorce”

Resolution (one of the largest family law organisations in England and Wales with 6500 members) are campaigning for a change in the law surrounding divorce and the introduction of No Fault Divorce. In a recent survey of their members, over 90% agree that no fault divorce should be available to separating couples. They are arguing that [...]

May 21st, 2018|