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Express Solicitors ranked by three legal directories and shortlisted for award in one month

In the space of a month Express Solicitors have been acknowledged by three top legal directories, and also shortlisted as finalists in the Manchester Personal Injury Awards

Daniel Slade Shortlisted as Finalist in Personal Injury Awards 2022

Express Solicitors are thrilled to announce that our Senior Partner, Daniel Slade, has been selected as a finalist for the award of Claimant Lawyer of the year at the Personal Injury Awards 2022 in recognition of the fantastic work he has achieved for our clients following catastrophic injury.

Recent Charity Events

Read about the recent charity events that Express Solicitors has taken part in, either by volunteering, donating, or actively taking part in activities to raise money for charity.

The safest and most dangerous places to work in Great Britain

Do you live in one of the safest or most dangerous places to work in Great Britain? From fatal to non-fatal injuries, the accident at work claims team at Express Solicitors has looked across the UK to find out.

What do long court delays mean for our clients?

Long term underfunding of courts around the UK has led to irretrievable delays. We explore the impact this has made to our clients’ lives while they wait for their cases to be resolved.

10 things you must do after an accident at work

Have you been injured after an accident at work? Learn the key steps you should take to help your claim and how you can get a free, no obligation consultation.

Personal injury law firm predicts an increase in accidents and road rage following highway code changes

Express Solicitors criticise the government for a lack of investment in publicity ahead of a launch of significant changes to the highway code that they predict could cause chaos on the roads.

RBS agrees £8m revolving credit agreement with Express Solicitors

Express Solicitors has signed a revolving credit agreement with The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) worth £8m. The funding will support the firm and give it the flexibility to achieve its ambitious growth plans.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

In the UK around 850 women die each year of cervical cancer. Tragically, that is more than two per day. Additionally, over 220,000 women, and persons with a cervix, are diagnosed with cervical cell changes, each year in the UK.

Law Firms Purchased By Express Solicitors

Law firms purchased by Express Solicitors. This page contains information for clients of law firms that we’ve purchased.

162 new employees at Express Solicitors during last 12 months including clinical negligence partner and in-house barrister

Clinical Negligence Partner – Carol Brooks-Johnson and new in-house barrister Garreth Duggan have been appointed by Manchester-based personal injury law firm, Express Solicitors. The pair are just two of 162 new appointments made by the firm from September 2020 to August 2021.

Express Solicitors promotes 56 employees including six new partners

Policy of bringing new talent through the ranks – promotions include three partners who started in new client team before being given training contracts

Express Solicitors Group turnover at record high of £31.3m

Manchester-based personal injury law firm, Express Solicitors, has announced its best ever financial results, with group turnover up by 14% from last year to £31.3m.

Service by email – should the Civil Procedure Rules be changed?

In 1971, over 47 years ago, a Mr Ray Tomlinson, computer engineer, sent the very first email. This was a test message to himself, which he sent to a computer that was placed right next to the computer he had used to send his message.

Using electronic signatures in Witness Statements.

Solicitors have traditionally sought to obtain handwritten or ‘wet ink’ signatures from their Clients on Court documents in Personal Injury matters, particularly when preparing to serve documents such as Witness Statements and List of Documents.

Escaping Fixed Costs

The extension of the RTA fixed costs regime and new claims portal process came into effect for employer’s liability and public liability claim in July 2013 and in one fell swoop changed the landscape in respect of the recovery of costs for the majority of claims with a value of up to £25,000.