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News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Much needed landmark ruling on deprivation of liberty is not enough to improve situation for vulnerable people, says lawyer

The head of one of the area’s largest family and mental health law teams has warned that a ruling last Thursday by the President of the Family Division will lead to rapid changes in the law for vulnerable people and their families and needs to be matched by an increase in funding. 

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Law firm announces qualification of another trainee solicitor

Welsh speaking Simon Jones, who joined GHP legal at the beginning of 2013, has been admitted as a solicitor.  After gaining experience in the firm’s Civil Litigation, Employment and Family departments, Simon will continue as a member of the Family team in the firm’s Wrexham and Oswestry offices where he will build on his expertise in Mental Health work. 

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Mental Health lawyer voices concern about effects of court overload on vulnerable persons

The lawyer who heads up one of the area's largest family and mental health legal teams has spoken out in support of what he calls ‘a grave warning' issued this week by the most senior family judge in the land.

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Family lawyer gains mediation accreditation

A partner in one of the area's largest family law teams which has offices in Wrexham, Llangollen and Oswestry has qualified to undertake Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAM) and sign FM1 forms.

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People urged to take control of own affairs during Dementia Awareness Week

Lawyers at a leading North Wales/Shropshire law firm are urging people to contact them during Dementia Awareness Week which runs 18-25 May, to find out what steps they can take now to prepare for the future, in case they lose the capacity to handle their affairs later on.

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Free information on offer to help ensure dying wishes are met

Wrexham's largest law firm is to run free drop-in clinic sessions throughout next week to provide information that will help people prepare for death by making a dying plan.

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Upsurge in demand for Deprivation of Liberty advice is cause for concern in Wales says lawyer

The lawyer heading up one of the area's largest mental health teams has reported a strong increase in the demand for legal advice on deprivation of liberty following a landmark Supreme Court ruling earlier this year.

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Law firm recognised twice in one month for its Wills and Inheritance advice

A leading North Wales and Shropshire law firm has gained accreditation in the Law Society's Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS).

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Nightingale House receives donation raised at business dinner

A representative of Nightingale House Hospice visited a Wrexham law firm this week to accept a donation of £2000 raised from a prize draw held at the fifth anniversary celebration dinner of Wrexham Business Professionals last month.

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Information meeting to help parent carers protect long term future for vulnerable children

Solicitors from a leading North Wales law firm will be on hand to answer questions about Wills and Powers of Attorney at a meeting being held in Wrexham next week for older carers.

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