• Top medical negligence solicitors in Somerset
    The Legal 500 recognises Slee Blackwell as one of the top medical negligence solicitors in Somerset The medical negligence team of Slee Blackwell Solicitors LLP has been featured in…
  • Injury claim against the council
    Injury claim against the council succeeds at trial Taunton based injury specialist, Carly Sylvester, has recently succeeded at the trial of an injury claim against the council after her…
  • Trucker claims
    Trucker praises “exceptional” lawyer We specialise in trucker claims throughout Devon and Somerset, working on a no win, no fee basis. Call us for a free case assessment on…
  • Horse accident on the road
    Horse accident on the road: Can you claim compensation? If you have suffered a horse accident on the road and are looking for experienced personal injury solicitors to pursue a…
  • Best Solicitors in Taunton
    Slee Blackwell rated the best solicitors in Taunton Independent review site Review Solicitors has named Slee Blackwell number 1 in its review of the best solicitors in Taunton. The…
  • Taunton injury lawyers shortlisted for national awards
    Taunton injury lawyers up for national award Taunton injury lawyers, Slee Blackwell Solicitors, are specialists in accident claims. Although we are based in Taunton, we operate nationwide and have…
  • Taunton ‘Carols by Candlelight’ Concert
    Slee Blackwell Solicitors are once again sponsoring 'Carols by Candlelight', the  annual Christmas  concert in aid of the NSPCC Please join us for an evening of traditional carols and…
  • Making a Lasting Power of Attorney in Taunton
    If you are thinking about making a Lasting Power of Attorney, our local specialist solicitors are here to help. Prices from £435 plus VAT and disbursements. It has never been…
  • Making a Will in Taunton
    If you are in Taunton or Somerset and wish to make a will then we are here to help To make a will call us on 01823 354545 or…
  • Should I make a will if I have a child?
    Should I make a will if I have a child? Taunton wills solicitor, Anya Hoyland, looks at an often neglected impact of parenthood. The specialise in wills and probate…
  • Taunton inheritance claim solicitor wins trial
    Taunton inheritance claim solicitor wins Inheritance Act claim following fully contested trial Taunton inheritance claim specialists, Slee Blackwell Solicitors, are one of the country's leading experts in the field…
  • Help to Buy Solicitors in Somerset
    The government backed Help to Buy scheme has been introduced to assist people in purchasing their own home. In this short article, Terese Kingman, a lawyer specialising in Help…
  • Taunton lawyer discusses abuse in football on BBC
    Taunton abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Duncan, appeared on BBC Radio Somerset to discuss the conviction of youth football coach Bob Higgins We are specialists in the area of abuse law,…
  • Carols by Candlelight
    Get that Christmas feeling and help the NSPCC by joining us for an evening of traditional carols at St Mary Magdalene, Taunton on Wednesday 12 December, Enjoy a free…
  • Award winning Somerset abuse solicitors
    Somerset abuse solicitors, Slee Blackwell, are proud to have won the NSPCC Childhood Champion Award for Corporate Partner of the Year for South West and Channel Islands Somerset abuse…
  • Vaginal mesh claims in Somerset
    Vaginal mesh claims in Somerset: Somerset County Gazette reports on new development The use of vaginal mesh and TVT (trans-vaginal tape) has resulted in a huge number of women complaining…
  • Somerset accident blackspot
    A Somerset accident blackspot is the most dangerous in the South West We are personal injury specialists, so if you are looking for local Somerset accident lawyers to deal with…
  • Rape claims in Somerset and Avon on the rise
    The number of rape claims in Somerset and Avon are increasing Our award winning team specialise in dealing with compensation claims for rape and abuse. To speak to one…
  • Flight Delay Compensation
    Exeter flight delay  compensation award We have successfully recovered flight delay compensation for a party of 3 people whose flight from Saltzberg to Exeter was cancelled just one hour…
  • Cohabitee pension rights ruling
    A landmark decision in the Supreme Court regarding pension rights is likely to impact upon discrimination against cohabitees in a range of areas extending well beyond the pension rights issues…
  • Delivery drivers face peril from territorial dogs
    Delivery driver dog bite claims Solicitor James McNally specialises in dog bite law and is one of the country’s true specialists in this niche area. In this article James…
  • NSPCC Cycle Ride Raises Thousands for Sex Abuse Victims
    Members of staff from our Taunton have taken part in a 24 hour stationery exercise bike charity event in aid of the NSPCC. By the end of the event they had…
  • Family planning but without the sex
    Lawyers from our Family Law and Private Client teams have recently presented seminars in Taunton and Weston super Mare in conjunction with local accountants Thomas Westcott Butterworth Jones. Among…
  • Taunton inheritance lawyer in the news
    Taunton inheritance lawyer, Naomi Ireson, wins important case in the  Court of Appeal Taunton inheritance lawyer Naomi Ireson has made the headlines in the legal press with her client's…
  • Free workshop on ‘Identifying Grooming & Preventing Sexual Abuse’.
    Slee Blackwell Solicitors in association with Enough Abuse UK are hosting a FREE WORKSHOP on 9 November 2016. The workshop, on the theme of 'Identifying Grooming and Preventing Sexual…
  • Being injured by a driver with no insurance doesn’t mean…
    If you are injured by a driver with no insurance compensation may still be available If you have been injured by a driver with no insurance then contact our…
  • Can I make a holiday sickness claim?
    Holiday sickness claims We deal with holiday sickness claims nationwide on a no win , no fee basis. Call us for a free case assessment on 0808 139 1606…
  • Are you paying care home fees that the NHS should…
    Claiming care home fees For specialist guidance on claiming care home fees on a no win, no fee basis in Devon and Somerset give us a call on 01823…
  • Joint ownership of property
    Joint ownership of property: A legal guide to setting up home with your partner For guidance on joint ownership of property give us a call on 01823 354545 or…
  • The importance of being honest: The principle of ‘fundamental dishonesty’
    The legal principle of 'fundamental dishonesty' It has always been important for people engaged in litigation to maintain the very highest standards of honesty and integrity. Unfortunately litigation fraud…
  • Taunton Solicitors Croquet Challenge
    The Annual Slee Blackwell Solicitors Croquet Challenge was blessed with fine weather at the Taunton Deane Croquet Club on Thursday evening as teams from across the county battled with…
  • The legal rights of a common law wife or husband
    What are the legal rights of a common law wife or husband? If you would like to know more about the legal rights of a common law wife or…
  • Somerset dog bite lawyer featured in the Mirror
    Somerset dog bite lawyer is making headlines again We specialise in dog bite compensation claims, helping victims nationwide. We are based here in Taunton, Somerset and are able to…
  • Police report increase in Somerset dog attacks
    Somerset dog attacks on the rise With Somerset dog attacks on the rise our specialist team of lawyers are here to help. We deal with dog attack cases nationwide and…
  • Removing an executor
    Removing an executor from office Taunton based solicitor, Lee Dawkins, looks at how to go about removing an executor from office. For further guidance call our free helpline on 01823…
  • Can my ‘ex’ claim money from me even after we…
    Financial settlements following divorce. In Spring 2015 the media was full of the story of the Ecotricity magnate whose ex-wife had brought a claim against him for financial support …
  • Cavity Wall Insulation Claims in Somerset & Devon
    Cavity wall insulation (CWI) litigation continues to be a hot topic in 2016 as further evidence emerges of serious damage to a significant proportion of the nation's housing stock arising…
  • Abuse Claim Case Studies
      Our specialist team of abuse lawyers is based at our office in Taunton. Obviously the sensitive subject nature of the cases we deal with prevents us from publicising…
  • Making a Lasting Power of Attorney after a diagnosis of…
    With dementia and Alzheimer's in the news again, people are reminded of the importance of making a Lasting Power of Attorney, or LPA. There is often confusion among the…
  • Just go back to selling crisps Mr Lineker
    Our divorce team air their views on the latest legal pronouncements of football pundit and potato snack promoter, Gary Lineker. We were so disappointed to see Gary Lineker in this morning's…
  • How common is holiday food poisoning?
    Taunton injury lawyer James McNally looks at the growing problem of holiday illness with the assistance of Trip Advisor’s reviewers Type ‘food poisoning’ into the Trip Advisor search bar…
  • Dog attack case hits the headlines
    A terrifying dog attack case we are dealing with has made the news headlines. We are pursuing a dog bite compensation claim on behalf of the victim of the…
  • The role of a conveyance solicitor
    The conveyance solicitor deals with conveyancing, which is the area of law associated with transferring ownership of property. Both parties to a conveyancing transaction will generally have legal representation.…
  • Prescription Medication Addiction Victim Wins £200,000
    For anyone experiencing prolonged pain, the local GP is often the first port of call.  The purpose of the GP visit is usually to find out what is causing the pain and for the GP…
  • Taunton’s Legal Hero Nominates Abuse Charity for Cash Donation
    Charity, Enough Abuse, has received a generous cash donation from Brighter Law Solutions, sponsors of the DASLS Legal Hero of the Year Award which was won by our own…
  • Slee Blackwell scoop 2 prizes at legal awards
    We are delighted to announce that we won 2 individual awards at the inaugural Devon and Somerset Law Society Legal Awards on Thursday 3 March 2016. The black tie…
  • The benefits of personal life coaching
    Separation and divorce can be very stressful. People are called upon to make major life decisions at a time when emotions are running high and people are at their most vulnerable. These…
  • Two more successful cosmetic surgery claims
    Cosmetic surgery claims successes We are specialists in cosmetic surgery claims. Call our team on 01823 354545 for a free case assessment and details of no win no fee…
  • What is CFA No Win, No Fee Legal Funding?
    A Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA, is currently the most popular way of funding a legal case on a  'No Win – No Fee' basis. With CFAs, and more recently…
  • Roderick Gives Talk To West Country Racehorse Trainers On BHA…
    Slee Blackwell Barrister and partner, Roderick Moore, was recently invited by the National Trainers Federation to give a talk to its members at Taunton Racecourse on the steps trainers…
  • D Day For Taunton’s Divorce Solicitors
    According to the media 4th January is “D Day” – an annual occasion when family lawyers apparently get more enquiries about divorce than any other day of the year. …
  • Local woman wins personal injury claim against Somerset County Council
    We recently represented a Somerset woman who was injured while working for Somerset County Council. The accident, which was caused by the negligence of SCC, resulted in our client…
  • Sex and Drugs and … Divorce Settlements
    We consider a controversial court decision on the treatment of morally questionable spending in a divorce settlement. As specialist family lawyers, the team at Slee Blackwell are well used to…
  • Removing Children from the UK
    We take a brief look at the legal issues involved when a parent wishes to remove a child from our shores. For many people, living and working abroad isn’t just…
  • Important Role for Early Neutral Evaluation in Contested Probate Disputes
    Naomi Ireson, a lawyer specialising in contested probate and Inheritance Act claims at our Taunton office has praised the use of Early Neutral Evaluation in court proceedings. Early Neutral…
  • Homes in Somerset Blighted by Damp, Condensation and Mould as…
    Fears over problems associated with cavity wall insulation are escalating, with property in Somerset said to be among the most ‘at-risk’ in the country. Cavity wall insulation is being…
  • Never work with Children or Animals!
    Following the success of our first Croquet Challenge in September 2015, Family law solicitor Kit O’Brien went along to Conquest Equestrian Centre in Norton Fitzwarren, just outside Taunton, to…
  • Divorce Order Does Not Prevent Inheritance Act Claim
    In the case of Chekov v Fryer & Anor [2015] the court allowed an Inheritance Act claim to be made by a former spouse against the estate of her…
  • Slee Blackwell Supports Taunton Disabled Riding School’s Awareness Day!
    Having supported the Conquest Equestrian Centre with our Great Croquet Challenge earlier this summer, we were keen to help the charity again so took a stand at their Open…
  • Taunton Solicitors Host Charity Tournament
    The inaugural Slee Blackwell Solicitors Croquet Tournament was held at Taunton Vale Croquet Club on 3 September 2015. 10 teams of local professionals gathered at the Taunton Vale club,…
  • Where Children are Concerned Not all Publicity is Good Publicity
    Family Law Solicitor Kit O’Brian looks at a recent case to hit the news headlines. I doubt whether anyone could have missed the media storm concerning Rebecca Minnock who…
  • When the Solicitor/Client Relationship Oversteps the Mark
    Taunton Lawyer Kit O’Brien explores the relationship between the Family Law client and the Family Law Solicitor and calls for the highest standards of conduct to be maintained. The…
  • Dog Bites On the Increase
    …but it’s not just the dogs we need to worry about in Somerset. Taunton solicitor James McNally takes a look at national statistics revealing that animal injuries, particularly dog…
  • Taunton Thundercat Racer Bids for World Title
    Bournemouth University Law student and Slee Blackwell paralegal, Andrew Cousins, is aiming for international glory in the Thundercat Racing World Championships. When he’s not studying law or working as…
  • The end of the meal ticket for life?
    One of the most common complaints we hear in family law disputes is that when a marriage (or a civil partnership) breaks down, they shouldn’t have to share their…
  • Prevention is better than cure…
    Kit O’Brien, a specialist family solicitor at our Taunton office, highlights some key situations where legal advice should be taken at an early stage in order to avoid expensive…
  • The Importance of Being Certain
    Family Solicitor, Kit O’Brien, explains that even if you get divorced, your former spouse can still make a financial claim on your assets unless a court order is made.…
  • Let The Right One In!
    Taunton Family Solicitor Kit O’Brien is passionate about lawyers being open and transparent about legal costs. She explains why: Yes, I do know this is the title of a…