GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Family lawyer sends Christmas message to domestic abuse victims

A leading family lawyer who works closely with local victim abuse organisations is urging not just women, but anyone who suffers abuse at the hands of their partner this Christmas, to seek immediate help to prevent their situation from becoming any worse.

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Law firm encourages staff to learn Welsh at work

Employees at one of the area’s largest law firms are being offered the opportunity to learn Welsh in the workplace, with a view to them gaining confidence to converse in Welsh with clients.

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oh oh oh... it's Christmas!

It is the time of year that all family lawyers dread!   December means Christmas and Christmas means Children and time they are to spend with either parent.

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Authorities under pressure are failing to inform patients of legal aids rights, says Wrexham lawyer

Just two months after the head of one of the area’s largest family and mental health law teams warned that a change in the law giving vulnerable people the right to decide where they live would require a massive increase in financial and human resources to cope with the ensuing demand for case reviews, it has been revealed that applications for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are likely to rise tenfold and authorities are already struggling under the pressure.

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Wrexham solicitor elected to SAHCA National Committee

A Crown Court Advocate who started his legal career defending heavy end crime cases in south-east London and now practices with one of the largest law firms in North Wales and Shropshire has been elected to the Solicitors Association for Higher Courts Advocates (SAHCA) National Committee.

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Q&A - Can I refuse to let contractor re-do driveway not fit for purpose and withhold payment?

Q:    I instructed a contractor to re-surface my drive. I requested the same surface as one down the road and he assured me that’s what I would get. The neighbouring drive is a solid surface with embedded aggregate. When my drive was finished the aggregate remained loose and within weeks had largely ground to dust, the rest being pushed to the edges by family cars going over it.

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Wrexham paralegal gets career boost from leading law firm

A paralegal who returned to her Wrexham roots to work at one of the town’s leading law firms as a paralegal has been offered a training contract that will enable her to become a fully qualified solicitor.

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Q&A - How will my online accounts be handled when I die?

Q:    It occurred to me the other day that I am the only person who knows all the information about my social media and online shopping accounts. The shopping accounts in particular are a worry because as time goes on I seem to acquire more and more of them. What will happen to all these accounts when I die?

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Local law firm sponsors Wrexham hockey club

A Welsh hockey club with a history going back more than a hundred years has received sponsorship from one of the area’s leading law firms.

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Q&A - I can’t afford to go to court to get access to see my children – what can I do?

Q:  My estranged wife and I agreed access times between ourselves for me to see our two children every weekend when we split up. For a while it worked, but now she has a new boyfriend and is being difficult to the point where I haven’t seen the children for almost two months.

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