GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Sad Farewell

Such an emotional day – we would like to wish Glyn Hughes a long and happy retirement after being with GHP Legal since it started in 1970.    He has been a rock who has helped build the very foundations that have made this Firm such a success.

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Q&A - Where can I get advice about being a Special Guardian?

Q.  I have been a Special Guardian for my niece, who is 10, since 2012. This was a process that went through the Courts and at the time I had a Solicitor to represent me. The problem is that I don’t actually recall much of the information given to me back then. Now I feel I need some guidance as to what a Special Guardianship Order allows me to do, but I am struggling to find time to see a Solicitor. Can I go to someone else for some help?

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Q&A- Can I apply for Winding Up Order to get invoice paid if I’m in dispute with company owing it?

Q: I have been chasing a company because they owe me £25,000 for providing them with snow clearing equipment during the bad weather. They did pay me £10,000 off our invoice but have refused to pay me the rest. I think they are struggling financially.

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Family Law solicitor gains law society accreditation

A member of one of the largest family law teams in the region has gained the Law Society Family Law Accreditation.

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Q&A - Can power of attorney be gained after someone has lost mental capacity?

Q: The person I’m caring for has lost their mental capacity, but there is no lasting power of attorney in place. Can I get power of attorney after they have lost their mental capacity?

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Q&A - Can I get help with the cost of visiting a prisoner?

My partner has been moved to a lower security prison which is good news for him but not so great for me because it is nearly 200 miles away. Is there any way I can get help with travelling costs?

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New partner appointed at town law firm

A solicitor whose family have been in Chirk for many decades has been appointed a Partner by GHP Legal, the law firm that merged with Stevens Lucas in 2015.

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Q&A - What should I look out for before signing a commercial lease?

Q: I have a very small business which has now outgrown my front room.  I have been considering leasing a unit on a new industrial development around the corner. Is there anything that I need to be aware of before signing?

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