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At Friends Legal our main focus is on helping our clients gain successful legal outcomes when they have suffered injuries through no fault of their own. Often our clients face significant and life changing challenges and we are continually inspired by the courage and willpower that they exhibit. Our Friends Legal Inspiration page is dedicated to people and stories who show considerable courage in the face of adversity and those who strive to make a difference in life generally. We often feature organisations such as charities and sporting organisations which we support as part of our strategy of supporting local communities.

Tom Heaphy of Friends Legal Supports Home-start Glasgow South during the 2021 Kiltwalk

Tom Heaphy Completes Kiltwalk to Support Home-Start Glasgow South

Friends Legal's very own Tom Heaphy — and his daughter Holly — have walked the Glasgow Kiltwalk to raise money for charity. In total, they raised over £1200 for Home-Start Glasgow South, adorned in their promotional t-shirts to raise awareness for the charit... Read More
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Deaths Linked to Cervical Cancer Screening Errors Trigger NHS Investigation

Around 200,000 medical records of women across Scotland are to be reviewed for errors. This comes after inaccurate data-labelling lead to hundreds of women being excluded from cervical cancer screenings, leading to delays in cancer diagnosis. Fears are mo... Read More
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Amy Wardrop Shortlisted for Young Practitioner of the Year Award

Friends Legal's very own solicitor Amy Wardrop has been shortlisted for the Young Practitioner of the Year Award for 2021. This is hot-off-the-heels of Wednesday's announcement from the British Wills & Probate Awards of our legal firm being shortlisted f... Read More
Friends Legal Award Nomination - Best Use of Marketing & Social Media

Friends Legal Shortlisted for Marketing & Social Media Award

Friends Legal are on the shortlist for the British Wills & Probate Awards’ Best use of Marketing and Social Media award category. This is a huge honour for the company, and a key acknowledgement of approach in bringing our By Your Side service to the Sco... Read More
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POA: The Basics of Power of Attorney

What is a Power of Attorney (POA)? A POA is a legal document that appoints trusted individuals to make decisions on your behalf. To be valid, the Power of Attorney must be validly executed before a solicitor or medical practitioner and subsequently regist... Read More

How Friends Legal are solving the probate pricing problem with help from Exizent

We are driven by our mission to be a market-leading Scottish Law firm that our customers choose for our excellent results, and outstanding client experience. Launching our new By Your Side services, our aim is to make the professional legal services for b... Read More
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Confirmation in Scotland Vs Probate in England & Wales

There are similarities between Scotland and south of the border, such as Inheritance Tax provisions, but there are also a lot of differences when it comes to handling an estate. In Scotland, Executors apply to the Court for Confirmation. This is the docum... Read More
The Government introduce a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030

The Government introduce a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030 – How will electric cars change our roads?

With the Government announcing a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030 - what will our roads look like when electric takes over? The ban is being introduced as part of Boris Johnson’s ‘Green Industrial Revolution’ to tackle climate chang... Read More
Scottish Courts are now looking to conduct personal injury hearings online

The Scottish Courts have moved online during the COVID-19 pandemic: What does this mean for personal injury claims?

Since March this year the Friends Legal team, like much of the country, has been working from home. And with the courts initially closed for all but urgent business, we have focused our efforts on progressing our clients’ claims without the need for a heari... Read More
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Health and safety for homeworkers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: What are your employer’s responsibilities?

With lockdown easing, and businesses opening back up, many employees will be going back into the workplace. With COVID-19 still circulating, however, they will be facing tighter rules and regulations around hand hygiene, distancing and face masks. But for t... Read More

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