Mayo Wynne Baxter is one of only a small number of law firms in England and Wales who have been awarded Lexcel accreditation.Mayo Wynne Baxter is a leading legal practice in the South East, employing over 230 staff across our nine offices. We provide a comprehensive and personal service to a broad spectrum of local and national clients.
Fight for Eastbourne’s Court Services Following the closure of the Eastbourne County and Magistrates Court, Stephen Lloyd requested a meeting with Lucy Frazer MP, Justice Minister, regarding the ‘alternative provision’ that was promised for Eastbourne but has not been implemented. Essentially, this ‘alternative provision’ was to be a court sitting in Eastbourne on one or... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
The Medical Negligence team at Mayo Wynne Baxter frequently deal with claims involving brain damage sustained at birth as a result of the hospital’s negligence. Such claims usually take many years to reach settlement negotiations, at which point we carefully consider all the possible heads of damage that may be claimed from the Defendant in... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
Owners of long leases of flats who are dissatisfied with the management of their buildings, or need to extend their leases, can act together to exercise their right to purchase the freehold of their building under the Leasehold Reform Housing & Urban Development Act 1993. This process is more formally known as ‘collective enfranchisement’. The... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
The Equality Act 2010 outlaws discrimination in employment in relation to nine “protected characteristics”: age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; and sexual orientation. Employers must ensure that the process they use to decide who they will offer employment to is free from discrimination which includes... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
Some things in life are guaranteed to be satisfying, like having some down-time after a hard week, taking off high heels at the end of the day, getting into a freshly made bed and receiving good service. ‘Client satisfaction’ is a term frequently used as a measure of how products and services supplied by a... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
England is famous for being a nation of dog-lovers. It’s perhaps unsurprising that what happens to man’s best friend in the event of a relationship breakdown is becoming an increasing cause for concern for many. Recent research by the charity Dog’s Trust has found that over a quarter of dog-owners in relationships said that their... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
How does it work? Is it suitable for you? Will a fair outcome be achieved? What are the advantages? These were all questions I asked myself before undertaking the collaborative training. I wondered whether I was the right ‘type’ to become a collaborative lawyer. Having spent the last 10 years working tirelessly for each... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
While the Government’s plans for Brexit was the focus of most of the attention following the bills proposed in the Queen’s Speech, what gained less publicity were the proposed laws intended to support and protect victims of domestic violence and abuse, both from the perpetrators of this abuse and within the justice system itself. At... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
The employment rate for disabled adults is 48% in the UK. While the percentage of those in work is gradually increasing, the abled percentage in work is 74.6%. This discrepancy may in part be due to illnesses preventing people with disabilities working, but it could also reflect a more widespread prejudice that prevents many willing and capable applicants from finding... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
If you are considering separating from your husband or wife there may be a number of questions that you require answers to and this blog aims to address some of the most common queries. Who can instigate divorce proceedings? Anyone who has been married for a year or more can start divorce proceedings so long... Read the rest of this post (No Comments)
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