GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

MAKE A WILL OFFER EXTENDED

Make a new Will, or update your old one at our Llangollen office before the end of  September 2015 and we will donate £50 towards the appeal

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Q&A - Doesn’t having copyright mean I can display portrait images on my website?

Q: I am a professional photographer. I was recently commissioned to take a family portrait and my customer was delighted with the result. As I often do, I later put a copy of the portrait on my website to show potential customers visiting the site what I can do. My customer has now contacted me and complained they are unhappy about this. Although I have taken the photograph off the website because I don’t want to upset them, I always thought that copyright remained with the photographer who could then do what he wished with the image. Am I wrong?

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Employment Department Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us here at GHP Legal – a Legal 500 practice.  A vacancy has occurred in our Wrexham branch for an employment solicitor or legal executive to join our employment team.

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Q&A - Can Mediation help me get access to my children restored?

Q: In 2012 I obtained a Court Order for my children to spend time with me every weekend but my former partner has now stopped me seeing them. I have heard a lot in the press recently about mediation. Could this help me to get access to my children restored?

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Q&A - How can I stop my grandson going into care and have him live with me?

Q. For the last ten years I have hardly seen my daughter who is an alcoholic.  I have tried to offer her help but she has lied to me and stolen from me.  She lives with her partner and 6-year old son.  Her partner is also an alcoholic and I have heard that the Local Authority is involved with the family because they believe my grandson is not being cared for appropriately.  I would be prepared to care for my grandson what steps should I take to ensure he is not placed in foster care?

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Legal secretary urges Wrexham residents to give blood

A legal secretary from Wrexham has urged others in the town to give blood after receiving a certificate from the National Blood Service to mark her 25th blood donation.

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Answers to our Quizzes at Oswestry Show.

Those who attended Oswestry Show on Saturday 1st August 2015 and took part in any of our quiz sheets here are the answers.

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Leading law firm announces qualification of another trainee solicitor

One of the area’s largest law firms has announced the qualification of another trainee solicitor.

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Q&A - Psychiatrist ignored warning signs that my partner was contemplating suicide. Can I bring a claim against him?

Q: Last year my partner was referred to an NHS psychiatrist after a failed suicide attempt. For a while he seemed happier, but in February I found him looking at suicide websites on the internet. He wasn’t due to see the psychiatrist for another month so I made an appointment with him for myself because I was so worried. The psychiatrist was very dismissive and said he would ‘have a word’ with my partner about it at his next appointment. Sadly the next appointment did not happen as my partner hung himself a week later. Could I pursue a claim based on professional negligence?

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Sponsors pledge further support for Eisteddfod Funds Appeal

A leading North Wales law firm has pledged its support for a cash appeal to help secure the future of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

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