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Taylor&Emmet poll reveals dismay at injury reforms

Taylor&Emmet LLP’s Twitter followers have shown resounding opposition to the government’s plans to reduce the legal support available for victims of road traffic accidents.

The Sheffield solicitors have run a series of online polls concerning the proposed Civil Liability Bill, which is attempting to remove whiplash claims from the current costs regime.

When asked if they were aware of the reforms, only 17% of Taylor&Emmet’s Twitter followers indicated their knowledge of and support for the government’s actions. The majority (66%) were opposed to the proposals, the remaining 17% were unaware of the bill.

Taylor&Emmet team turns out for Dronfield 10k

Sporty staff from local solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, braved the heatwave to join Dronfield’s dedicated running community at the town’s annual 10k race.

The firm was not only the event’s main sponsor, but also entered a team of four, who all achieved times of less than one hour, despite the high temperatures.

Having been postponed earlier in the year due to snow, the Taylor&Emmet Dronfield 10k attracted 700 runners from across the area. The male and female races were won by Philip Hoole and Jane Batty, in times of 34:30 and 41:22 respectively.

Taylor&Emmet appoints trio of trainees

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is to launch the careers of three fledgling solicitors, after whittling down a field of more than 50 applicants.

Two of the three new starters will begin their contracts with the firm on September 3, whilst the third will start a year later.

Sabrina Raham and Laura Hardy are the first to join Taylor&Emmet’s trainee programme. They will complete four six-month seats in various departments, before deciding upon a specialism. Martha O’Toole’s contract will commence on September 2 2019.

Expansion plans are child's play for Taylor&Emmet

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is on the hunt for multiple specialist solicitors to more than double the size of its childcare department.

As part of ambitious growth plans, the firm is seeking to recruit several individual lawyers, or potentially an existing team, including support staff.

Taylor&Emmet is taking the unusual step of expanding so rapidly to meet rising demand for its advice from local families and social services involved in conflicts surrounding children.

Sharna Poxon, Taylor&Emmet’s head of human resources, said: “Family law relating to children is a highly specialist and very challenging area of work and we want to build on the reputation we have already in this field to significantly increase our offering. We are looking for solicitors with varying levels of experience who have the sensitivity to handle these distressing matters sympathetically and professionally.”

Taylor&Emmet listed among top legal websites

An independent survey of traffic to law firms’ websites has found Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, is head and shoulders above its regional rivals.

The firm is ranked second only to global behemoth, Irwin Mitchell, in South Yorkshire, attracting more visitors to its website than many far larger competitors.

On a national scale, Taylor&Emmet was ranked 20th by regional firms and 49th overall, with 159,619 UK web visits in 2017.