BALPA member services

Legal Help and Advice Services

BALPA

As with our other trade union clients, we provide legal advice and assistance to the British Air Line Pilots Association (‘BALPA’) and its membership.

Employment law

As a member of BALPA Simpson Millar offers you and your family and friends a free call by a member of the relevant specialist department who will answer any quick general questions and advise on next steps and offer our services at the discounted rates set out below.

To access these services contact Balpa on 020 8476 4000 who will refer your enquiry to us

Non — work related legal service and discounts offered by Simpson Millar to BALPA Members and their Family and Friends

 

Service

Membership Benefits

Employment Advice
Includes redundancy, disciplinary and grievance procedures, contract disputes, settlement agreements, unfair dismissal, discrimination and equal pay.

  • 10% discount on hourly rates
  • Discounted fixed fee packages

Education Law
Includes admissions and exclusions and special educational needs.

  • A free special educational needs helpline for straightforward initial advice.
  • A free statement ‘health check’ where a member’s child already has a statement of special educational need, advising on whether further provision and support should be sought.
  • 10% discount on our published hourly rates and fixed fees.

Health and Community Care
Includes recovery of care home fees.

  • A free care home fees initial assessment.
  • 10% discount on our published hourly rates and fixed fees.
  • Recovery of Care Home Fees on “no win no fee” agreement with discounted flat fee on success.

Family Law
Includes divorce, separation, arrangements for children and collaborative Family Law services.

10% discount on hourly rates and published fixed fees.

Personal Injury Claims
Includes work and non-work related injuries and road traffic accidents

Claims for members and their families will be conducted on legal expenses insurance or “no win no fee” agreements with a discounted success fee.

Work-Related Disease and Illness
Includes asbestos related diseases and occupational illnesses

Claims for members and their families will be conducted on legal expenses insurance or “no win no fee” agreements with a discounted success fee.

Conveyancing
Residential.

Residential: fixed price, no sale no fee terms with a 10% discount on our normal fixed fees.

Wills and Inheritance Tax Planning
Includes tax planning and advice, protective property trusts, rights of occupation, disabled person trusts.

10% discount on hourly rates and fixed fee packages.

Probate

10% discount on hourly rates and fixed fee packages.

Dispute Resolution

10% discount on hourly rates and fixed fee packages.

Medical Negligence Claims
Including hospital negligence, misdiagnosis and nursing care.

Claims for members and their families will be conducted on legal expenses insurance or “no win no fee” agreements with a discounted success fee.

Life Changing Injuries
Includes permanent disability, long-term medical problems or shortened-life expectancy.

Claims for members and their families will be conducted on legal expenses insurance or “no win no fee” agreements with a discounted success fee.

Holiday Complaints
Includes illness and accidents abroad whilst on package holidays.

Claims for members and their families will be conducted on legal expenses insurance or “no win no fee” agreements.

Abuse Claims
Includes abuse and neglect claims for children and the elderly.

Claims for members and their families will usually be conducted on “no win, no fee” agreements with a discounted success fee or under legal aid schemes.


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Joy Drummond - Employment Law Solicitor - London

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