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Good news for Claimants

At last, some good news for Claimant lawyers who genuinely care about their clients and for individuals who are unfortunate enough to suffer an injury through no fault of their own.  The insurance industry has continued to blame “greedy claimant lawyers” for forcing up the number of claims.  This is an insult to those of… Read More

Immunotherapy cancer drug considered as a “game-changer” for patients with head and neck cancer

Studies has found that immunotherapy cancer drug, Nivolumab, has prolonged the lives of individuals with head and neck cancer. This has given terminally ill patients a new hope for extended life expectancy following diagnosis of cancer. Skin and neck cancer is one of the most serious forms of cancer killing as many as 2,500 patients… Read More

Calls for assistance for families to open up about domestic violence to be a public health priority

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has warned that helping families and children to open up about experiencing domestic violence should be a public health priority.  NICE have set out how various medical staff can have a more active role in responding to victims of domestic violence and spotting signs of the… Read More

President of Family Division warns of Court crisis over care cases

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division has warned that the Court faces a “clear and imminent crisis” due to the sharp increase in the number of care cases they are handling. His concern comes following figures released by Cafcass which shows a significant rise in the number of care cases in the Family… Read More

Dean secures direct release for IPP prisoner

Dean recently represented our client, an IPP prisoner serving a tariff of 2 years. He had previous convictions for 120 offences including a large number of violence. He had led a life of crime whereby prison had become a revolving door for him. Whilst in prison he completed a number of offending behaviour programmes and had… Read More

Swain & Co featured in Legal 500 once again this year.

The 2016 edition of Legal 500 has today been released and we are delighted to announce we are in it again for the 4th year running. It is always a pleasure and honour to be listed in Legal 500 as it evidences we are at the forefront of protecting civil liberties and advancing public law… Read More