News from Fieldings Porter

Manchester Office moves to 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields

Fieldings Porter are pleased to announced that after just over 4 years at 86 King Street we have today moved to the 2nd floor of 3 Hardman Square in Spinningfields. We are excited to be a part of the legal services offering in what is now the central...

Conveyancing Quality Scheme re-accreditation

Fieldings Porter are pleased to announced that we have again had our Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation renewed for another 12 months. As the accreditation body the Law Society says , it is a recognised quality standard and best practice quality mark...

Fieldings Porter To Provide Guardian Angels

Fieldings Porter has committed to purchasing 100 Guardian Angel Devices to be given free of charge to those suffering with Dementia or Alzheimer’s in the Bolton area. Developed by the Good Deeds Trust, the Guardian Angel Devices are worn by Dementia sufferers to provide the contact information of their designated emergency contact.

5 top tips to follow if arrested by the Police

1. When you are booked in, the sergeant will ask if you want a solicitor. Always ask for Fieldings Porter. It is free and does not delay the investigation. 2. Do not discuss the allegations without speaking to your solicitor first. When you are being booked...

5 top tips when charged or summonsed with a criminal offence

1.         Contact Fieldings Porter and tell us what offence(s) you have been charged with and when you are in Court. 2.         In good time before your first appearance, see...

Celebration Day for new Partner Liz Taylor

Bolton-born Liz Taylor becomes sixth female Partner. May Day was Celebration Day for new Partner Liz Taylor as she was officially installed as the latest in a line of 32 partners in the law firm, dating back to 1871.  Fellow Partner Peter Cunliffe...

Stephen Topping attains Higher Rights of Audience for civil courts

Stephen Topping, Associate in the Litigation Department, has recently attained qualification as a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings). This followed a rigorous written and advocacy assessment and means that he has the same rights...

Employment Issues 2017: How To Handle Them

On 28 March 2017 John Webster and David Darlington will be giving a seminar on current employment issues and how employers in particular need to handle them. Topics will include - Who is a worker?, commission and overtime and its impact on holiday...

Fieldings Porter renews sponsorship of The Big Bolton Expo 2017

We have renewed our sponsorship of The Big Bolton Expo  for this year's event on 28 March 2017. It's at the Bridge Centre in Bolton and is a great event at which to exhibit and meet fellow exhibitors and members of the local business community....

Fieldings Porter Apprentices

We are very pleased and somewhat proud of the opportunities we have provided to our 4 apprentices currently working at the firm. Jonathan Waterhouse, Elliot Thornton, Elle Cooper and Harvey Unsworth have all been supplied by Learning Unlimited and are...

Bolton Solicitor recognised for 50 years on the roll of solicitors

David Porter has today been recognised by the President of the Law Society of England and Wales with a certificate for 50 years on the roll of solicitors. Many congratulations David!                 ...

Bolton Solicitor becomes member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

Nazia Nawaz , has become a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) having dealt with this type of work for many years since her qualification as a solicitor over 13 years ago. The prestigious Association was formed...

Fieldings Porter North West Expo 2016

We are pleased to confirm that we are exhibiting again at the North West Expo on Thursday 24 November at the Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester City FC. We had great success at last year's event at Old Trafford Cricket Ground and believe this will be...

Fieldings Porter receives Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation - again!

We are pleased to announce that we have been re-accredited for another 12 months by the Law Society with The Conveyancing Quality Scheme . We have had the accreditation for a number of years now for both our Bolton and Manchester offices and is testament to...

Fieldings Porter Commended for its work with and employment of Apprentices

The firm was pleased to be nominated at the Bolton and Bury Business Awards 2016 in the category for apprentice development. A table of 10 staff attended including the 4 apprentices, Jonathan, Elliott, Harvey and Elle. We didn't win but we are happy...

Female Fraud Forum July event

Victoria Thompson has again arranged another Female Fraud Forum event. Despite its name both sexes are welcome! Details below.     "Disclosure Management in Complex Cases… With more agencies looking toward private...

Best of Bolton Expo Event Sponsor

We are very pleased to be one of the event sponsors at this year's one and only Big Bolton Expo as organised by the bestofbolton. The event at The Bridge Conference Centre in Bradford Street on Wednesday, June 29th boasts 75 stands so far. We expect...

Victoria Thompson joins Fieldings Porter and Female Fraud Forum

We are very pleased to welcome Victoria Thompson to our Criminal Team. She will predominantly be working out of the Manchester office. She has considerable experience in dealing with offences of fraud and has been recognised by her peers and recently was...

Ed Nally appointed President of Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

We are very pleased to congratulate (again!) our consultant Ed Nally on his recent appointment as President of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. Ed will continue with the work he does at Fieldings Porter alongside his other commitments.   ...

Ed Nally appointed to QC Selection Panel

We are very pleased to congratulate our consultant Ed Nally on his recent appointment as a solicitor member of the QC Selection Panel. As can be seen from the link this adds to Ed's many previous roles in addition to the work he does at...

Wills offer and Lasting Powers of Attorney offer

As part of our promotion on Twitter @FieldingsPorter and @FieldingsPManc , we are offer £50 off the cost of a will and £100 off the cost of a Lasting Power of Attorney with the accompanying leaflet. Contact us before 31 December 2015 to ensure...

Hoverboards and self-balancing scooters road traffic law blog

Our next blogger is Gemma Zakrzewski from our Criminal Team . Road Traffic Law Goes Back to the Future! 21st October 2015, a day known by many as ‘Back to the Future’ day. The day Marty McFly and Doc Brown travelled to the future. The day...

Lasting Power of Attorney blog

Lucy Burton from the Private Client Team is the next blogger to tell you more about Lasting Powers of Attorney. Do I Really Need a Lasting Power of Attorney? It’s a well know fact that the population is living longer – that’s the...

Personal Injury Claims Portal blog

As our series of blogs continue, new recruit and paralegal in our Personal Injury Team , Jack Harrison guides you through how personal injury claims are made. As of 31 st July 2013, any personal injury claim below the value of £25,000 is dealt...

Child Arrangements Orders blog

For the next in our series of blogs, Nicole Thornley from our Manchester based Family Team , talks about a recent case on Child Arrangements Orders which discusses implacable hostility and disharmony between parents and the implications on children....