In May 2012 Hough Halton & Soal not only switched to being a Limited Company but we also acquired the Law Society practice management standard, Lexcel.
Hough Halton & Soal support Cumbria Community Law Centre
January 2011: Hough Halton & Soal recently became the first Gold Friend of Cumbria Community Law Centre, supporting the vital work undertaken by the Law Centre in Carlise and North Cumbria.
New Employment and Private Client Solicitors Appointed
January 2011: The last few months of 2010 have seen two new faces at Houghs in Carlisle in the form of solicitors, Kerry McNally and Emma Green in the employment law and private client departments respectively.
Personal Injury Claims and Changing Your SolicitorMay 2010: It has become common practice in the road traffic insurance industry to "look after" your customer after they have been involved in an accident. This often involves an injured person being sent straight to the insurance company's panel solicitor for the personal injury claim.
Personal Injury Lawyers in Carlisle in the HeadlinesMay 2010: A recent article in the national press about a personal injury claim following an accident at Carlisle Castle prompted a lot of attention amongst local lawyers dealing with personal injury claims.
Personal Injury Claimants should have free choice of solicitor
March 2010: A recent decision by the European Court of Justice decided that individual Claimants should have the freedom to instruct a solicitor of their choice to act for them in a personal injury claim funded by their home insurance or other legal expenses insurance.
Carlisle's Stead McAlpin workers win compensation payouts
December 2009: 62 workers who were dismissed with just 10 minutes warning when a Carlisle textile firm collapsed have won their battle for compensation. Representing the members of Unite the Union, Hough Halton & Soal Solicitors supported the employees on their crusade for justice.
Carlisle bus mechanic receives £30,000 compensation for eye injury
A Carlisle bus mechanic represented by Hough Halton & Soal Solicitors has just received £30,000 compensation for an eye injury.
NEW RTA claims process – speeding up personal injury claims?
From 6 April 2010 claims involving personal injuries arising out of road traffic accidents, where compensation is likely to be between £1,000 and £10,000, will be dealt with, at least in the initial stages, by a new online claims process. It is anticipated that this new process will lead to claims being concluded in less time than at present.
Cumbrian Probation worker awarded £93,000 for disability discrimination and harassment
After a four year legal battle, Hough Halton and Soal succeeded in obtaining almost £100,000 compensation for a Cumbrian Probation Worker who suffered disability discrimination and harassment.
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