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News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

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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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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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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Children and Families Act amendment will bring new hope for estranged parents says Wrexham lawyer

Lawyers in Wrexham have welcomed a change to the Children and Families Act which came into force yesterday, saying it should encourage more estranged parents to fight for the right to see their children.

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Local lawyer expresses growing concern for relationships between children and their separated parents

A Wrexham lawyer has expressed grave concern about the future relationships of children with their divorced parents, after figures released this week showed a substantial increase in the number of people trying to represent themselves in contact cases at court.

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Law firm offers free wills in October to support hospice

A leading Wrexham law firm that helped generate more than £30,000 in future income for a total of nine charities through free Will schemes last year has announced its support for the 2014 free Will scheme being run by a local hospice.

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Common law partners lose out in new intestacy laws

New intestacy laws designed to reflect modern day living habits will not improve the serious consequences that current rules impose on common law co-habiting couples if one partner dies without making a Will.

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More info needed for adopting new NHS care funding options, says local lawyer

New rules on healthcare funding which will give people the ‘right to have’ a budget so that they can arrange their own care have been met with both approval and caution by local solicitors.

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Solicitor returns to her Wrexham roots

A Wrexham born solicitor has returned to her roots after completing her legal training in London and working for a short spell on the Wirral.

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