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5 Misconceptions of Data Breach Claims

Data breaches can have significant consequences for individuals whose personal information is compromised. However, several misconceptions persist about the process and validity of making data breach claims. Clarifying these can help individuals better understand their rights and the steps they can take. 1. “Only Financial Loss Justifies a Claim” Many believe that only financial losses […]

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5 Misconceptions of Housing Disrepair Claims

Housing disrepair claims can be complex, and many tenants may have misconceptions about their rights and the claims process. Understanding these common misconceptions can help ensure tenants are better informed and more confident in asserting their rights. 1. “Only Major Issues Qualify for Claims” Many believe that only severe issues like structural damage or significant […]

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The Hidden Toll: How Housing Disrepair Affects Mental Health

How Housing Disrepair Affects Mental Health

Our homes should be sanctuaries of comfort and safety. However, for many tenants in rented accommodations facing housing disrepair, this sanctuary becomes a source of stress and anxiety. Issues such as mould, damp, and structural damage can significantly impact mental health, contributing to conditions like depression and anxiety. How Housing Disrepair Affects Mental Health Mental […]

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Housing Ombudsman’s Annual Complaints Review released

The Housing Ombudsman’s Annual Complaints Review highlights concerning trends in social housing complaints, as follows: These findings indicate significant issues in the social housing sector, particularly in property conditions and complaint handling. If you are affected by the same please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@sbwlaw.co.uk or via phone on 0333 305 5005. […]

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Rebecca Ralph to Head Up Expanding Clinical Negligence Team

SBW Law are excited to announce the appointment of Rebecca Ralph to head up their expanding Clinical Negligence Team. Director Christopher Lackner said: “Rebecca brings with her a wealth of industry experience and we see this as a key appointment in further developing what is already a successful Clinical Negligence department. We have no doubt […]

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Kirsty Frackleton Qualifies as a Solicitor with SBW Law

We are absolutely delighted to confirm that our very own Kirsty Frackleton has qualified as a Solicitor with SBW Law. She has put in the hard yards to get to where she is today, and we are so proud that she is SBW’s first qualifying trainee. Congratulations Kirsty! […]

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Leeds Maladministration

As a law firm specialising in assisting Tenants in housing disrepair cases, we were concerned by the recent press release from the Housing Ombudsman of the 24th January 2023. The Ombudsman had found serve maladministration within Leeds City Council led to a Tenant living for two years in a damp property – awarding the tenants […]

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Litherland High School Careers Fair

We recently visited Litherland High School in Liverpool to take part in the school’s Careers Fair. Attending was Trainee Solicitor Kirsty Frackleton, alongside Director and Solicitor Chris Lackner. The Careers Fair was held for the school’s Year 9, 10 and 11 students to demonstrate the various options available to school leavers upon completion of their […]

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SBW Partners With St Helens RFC

SBW Law are delighted to announce a partnership with Super League Champions, St Helens RFC, where we will be the named partner of their Southwest Family Stand for the forthcoming season. Saints have a long and glorious history, and 2023 will see them celebrate their 150th Anniversary. This season will also see the team attempt […]

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