A day in the life of a paralegal

10th December 2018

Emma Jobes and Felicity Swift give an insight into their day at Ben Hoare Bell LLP: Our day usually starts with a battle with North East traffic! On getting to our desks we both spend time checking our emails, dealing with reminders and returning any telephone calls. We find it useful to spend this time making a […]

We live in a compensation culture – or do we?

7th December 2018

  We live in a compensation culture.  People will claim for anything these days.  The number of claims is going up and up and up all the time.  It is a disgrace and something should be done about it. Well – that is the story anyway.  And why let the facts get in the way […]

Independent Review of Mental Health Act

6th December 2018

An 18-month Independent Review into the Mental Health Act 1983 has released some of its recommendations today. The proposed changes include: New rights for patients to legally challenge their treatment More frequent opportunities to challenge detention Legally binding advanced care plans so patients can express how they want to be treated if they are sectioned […]

BHB is Family Law Firm of the Year – North!

29th November 2018

We are thrilled to announce that we have been named Family Law Firm of the Year – North at this year’s Family Law Awards. The ceremony took place in London last night and we had a great time. We were one of five shortlisted firms in the North of England and being named the winner is […]