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Following on from the previous article detailing Slee Blackwell’s newly formed allegiance with Bideford Rugby Club, it was promised that a report on the Grand Opening Day of the new changing rooms would be forthcoming – with pictures! The day itself was a resounding success with several hundred supporters turning out to cheer on the players and show their appreciation for all the effort that has been put in to the club’s development project. The juniors played a demonstration game to...

Slee Blackwell have recently become affiliated with one of North Devon’s favourite rugby clubs by becoming a main sponsor of Bideford RFC for the upcoming 2009-2010 season. Bideford RFC has strong ties throughout North Devon and is very much a part of the community, receiving huge support from its local members as well as from people who have moved farther a field. The atmosphere at the club is always friendly and people of all ages enjoy themselves watching the games, socialising...

Slee Blackwell solicitor James McNally has been recognised by the Attorney General Baroness Scotland as one of the country’s “Pro Bono Heroes” after establishing a website which provides free legal advice. James was named a Pro-Bono Hero at a reception at the House of Commons as part of National Pro Bono Week, an annual event which celebrates lawyers, law students and other professionals. Slee Blackwell solicitor James McNally has been recognised by the Attorney General Baroness Scotland as one of the...

Slee Blackwell Solicitors, in association with Devon Community Foundation, are pleased to announce the launch of their mobile phone recycling initiative. All phones that are donated will be recycled, with the money raised going to Devon Community Foundation. Under the Grassroots Scheme the Government will match any funding we raise until September 2009. So if you have an old mobile phone that you are willing to donate to this worthwhile cause then please drop it in to any one of Slee...

A team of solicitors from Slee Blackwell took part in the annual Red Cross Relay Marathon at Powderham Castle, Devon. The aim of the event was to raise funds for the many projects that the Red Cross run both in the UK and abroad. The teams comprised four members, each running 10k which made up the full marathon distance. Each team member had to run three laps of an undulating, mainly off road course around the historic Powderham Castle and its...

From The North Devon Journal Thursday March 1, 2007 Young solicitor gains recognition for giving help to the man on the street LAW firm Slee Blackwell was celebrating this week as James McNally was named Young Solicitor of the year by the Devon and Exeter Law Society. Mr McNally studied law at Exeter University before joining Slee Blackwell in 2001 in the firm's personal injury department. Mr McNally said: "To receive an award for something I enjoy doing seems slightly undeserved, though obviously...