Military Law

A guide to legal support for military veterans 

by Thompsons Solicitors June 19, 2019 Military Law

The consequences of a military injury can be severe and, in some cases, life-changing. Starting a claim can feel daunting and it is not always clear whether you are entitled to claim compensation for the injuries you have sustained. Our short guide aims to make the process less stressful and answer some of the questions […]

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Long Service Advance Of Pay: Eligibility Requirements

by Tim Bishop April 10, 2014 Military Law

Life serving in military is hard enough with the lengthy periods away from loved ones adding to the physical and emotional strain that is inevitable from military service. In light of this it can be very frustrating for members of the armed forces when confronted with the further problems encountered when trying to find a […]

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Things To Consider When Filing For An Armed Forces Divorce

by Tim Bishop November 25, 2013 Military Law

Filing for divorce – both the physical process and the emotional pain – will probably be one of the most stressful things you’ll ever experience in your life, and with around half of all marriages currently ending in divorce, unfortunately it is more common than you might think. If you or your spouse is in […]

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Claiming compensation for a helicopter crash

by JamesBooker September 15, 2013 Military Law

Claiming compensation for a helicopter accident Helicopters have been used during countless military operations and are often prized for their ability to fulfil a number of different roles on the battlefield. For example, pilots can transport supplies, deliver soldiers to combat zones, or help evacuate wounded personnel to medical facilities. Moreover, helicopters are usually able […]

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NGOs with the most clout in American politics

by RyanD February 27, 2013 Military Law

Washington, DC is the seat of the American government, but other non-governmental organizations exude just as much influence as many members of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. These civilian organizations represent major segments of the legislative body’s private citizen constituents which is why when they speak state representatives listen. When critical actions on issues […]

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Military Law Blog: The use of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs)

by Legal Author May 1, 2012 Military Law

We are pleased to welcome Mark McAuley, law graduate and director at Legal Media Solutions, as he publishes a comprehensive piece on the use of private military and security companies (PMSCs) by international organisations and individual states. “the ambiguous legal status and amorphous character of PMCs under existing international law offers leeway for countries to not […]

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