Bates Wells Braithwaite acts pro bono for Ramblers charity in right-of-way dispute
Alistair Williams, senior paralegal at Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB), recently acted pro bono for the Ramblers charity, which was representing the rights of its walkers in a dispute over rights of way. Under the supervision of partner Melanie Carter and associate Matthew Orme, Williams led the case to the High Court, where, with barrister Richard Moules, new law was established to protect ramblers from paying excessive and often costly legal fees in future disputes.
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