Bike ride musters Jolly good sponsorship
A Wrexham personal injury lawyer has expressed his gratitude for the ‘jolly good sponsorship’ that enabled him to raise £165 at the weekend in a charity bike ride.Read more
Family lawyer warns Legal aid cuts are denying warring parents a relationship with their children
A Wrexham solicitor has warned that cuts to legal aid are ultimately denying warring parents the right to a relationship with their child.Read more
Q&A - Cosmetic surgery did not improve shape of my nose. What can I do?
Q: A childhood accident left me with a scarred, crooked nose. After inheriting some money I decided to have plastic surgery on it at a private clinic. After the surgery, due to bruising and dressings, I had no idea what my nose really looked like but when everything settled down I was horrified to find my nose was still crooked, but in a different way.Read more
Leading law firm appoints new senior solicitor to commercial department
One of the area’s largest law firms has appointed a new senior solicitor to its commercial property department. Iain Hall who has relocated to the area from East Lancashire where he was a partner with two different law firms.Read more
Q&A - Can my employer pass on my personal data to anyone?
Q: The application form I completed for the job I have just been offered requested what I consider to be sensitive information that my employer will undoubtedly keep on file. Am I entitled to check that the information is being held accurately, and is my employer legally entitled to pass that information on to anyone else?Read more
Q&A - Can employer stop me working elsewhere?
Q: I graduated from university last year with a degree in music. My aim is to become a professional classical musician but currently I am teaching in a large secondary school. I took a position with a zero hours’ contract because at the time it was the only position I could find.Read more
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.Read more
Q&A - How can I work out what my partner should pay to buy me out of our home?
Q: My partner and I bought a house together nine years ago. I hoped we would eventually get married but this has not happened and now he has met someone else and wants to buy me out of the property.Read more
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.Read more
Q&A - What is the process now for getting financial and child arrangement orders?
Q: My partner and I separated over a year ago and he is being really difficult about paying maintenance for our two sons and sticking to agreed access terms. My mother says I should take him to court but I am sure I recently heard that you can't just go to court now; you have to go through a different process. Can you please explain the process?Read more