GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

GHP Legal Oswestry Show - Winner of the name the breed of waterbird

Alison Peters (Left), A partner with GHP Legal presenting a hamper to Amanda Hopwood (Right) Winner of our Oswestry Show Quiz - Name the Breed of Waterbird.

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Q&A - What are my rights regarding getting a reference from my former employer?

Q: I left my old job in a travel agency after a disagreement with my boss. I have since accepted a new job on more money but I need a reference and am worried that my old employer might either give me a bad reference or refuse to provide one at all. What are my rights?

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Medieval to Modern – Chirk’s hidden success

As solicitors we have expanded massively, from me being very much on my own to now having four lawyers based in Chirk and offering access to a full range of legal services and expertise through our other three offices.

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Family culture of agricultural community is still strong

Despite the diversification of business activity that has taken place on farms across the county in recent years the agricultural industry has, according to one long time exhibitor at the Oswestry Show, still managed to retain a close family culture.

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GHP Legal Oswestry Show Quiz Answers

Answers to our Oswestry Show Quizzes.  Thank you to everyone who took part.

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Q&A - My ex is upsetting our children by not turning up at access times. Can I stop the contact?

Q.  My ex took me to Court last year to get access to our children. We agreed he would see them every weekend, but now he fails to turn up most weeks because he chooses instead to go out drinking all weekend. The children understandably get very upset when he doesn’t turn up. Can I stop the contact?

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Leading North Wales law firm appoints Specialist to handle commercial property lending and transactional work.

A leading North Wales law firm has appointed a dedicated Consultant Solicitor to deal with an increasing upsurge in its commercial property business, especially in relation to secured lending.

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Q&A - My dementia-diagnosed father has left everything to a former partner, can I change his Will?

Q: My father recently developed dementia and moved into a care home. When clearing out his house I discovered a Will made fifteen years ago, wherein he left his entire estate to his former partner whom he has not seen since 2007. What can I do?

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Q&A - What can I do if I can’t find my partner’s Will?

Q: My partner has recently passed away and I don’t know if he ever made a Will. He has two grown up children from a former relationship whom he hadn’t seen for over a decade. Although we weren’t married we lived together for twenty years, so I was his “common-law spouse”. What should I do?

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Q&A - Is employee entitled to time off work to pursue Magistrate duties?

Q: I own a small bakery and employ a member of staff who wants to become a Magistrate. I am very worried that she will constantly want time off work and I am unsure what I am allowed to do and whether I can refuse to allow her time off. 

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