GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Pandemic causes surge in requests for Wills and LPAs

A local law firm has reported a massive increase in the number of people wanting Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) drawn up to protect their wishes, their assets and their families in the event that they are faced with a worse-case scenario during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Leading law firm announces qualification of bilingual trainee solicitor

North Wales and Shropshire law firm, GHP Legal, has announced the qualification of another trainee solicitor. GHP Legal, which employs around one hundred staff at its offices in Wrexham, Oswestry, Llangollen and Chirk, is a long-time supporter of the solicitor training programme.

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New solicitor appointed to growing Oswestry Mental Health team

A new solicitor has been appointed to the busy Mental Health department at the Oswestry office of leading regional law firm, GHP Legal. 

Andy Howarth is the latest mental health lawyer to join a highly qualified team of specialists at the firm which is one of very few in the area that has the expertise to deal with the growing number of mental health referrals the country is currently seeing.

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Welsh borders lawyer involved in refurb contract at famous London music venue, Koko, warns of T&C importance after fire tragedy

A lawyer based on the Welsh borders says the fire that earlier this week severely damaged prominent north London music venue, Koko, highlights the importance of having comprehensive terms and conditions in place when working under contract.

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Leading mental health lawyer calls for changes to adolescent referral criteria

A leading mental health lawyer, whose expertise and reputation as a respected authority on Mental Health and Care and Children Law has seen him invited to train and also to speak on TV and radio, has called for a change in the NHS mental health treatment criteria following the release of research data obtained by Pulse, a specialist publication for GPs.

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GHP Legal strengthens team with key promotions

Leading multi-discipline law firm, GHP Legal, has strengthened its team with a series of key promotions. The Wrexham promotions are part of the firm’s continuing growth strategy that commenced with a merger with Oswestry law firm, Milton, Francis & Hughes, closely followed by the opening of prestigious new commercial offices in Oswestry alongside the firm’s existing Willow Street offices in the town.

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Paralegal advocate adds expertise to busy Prison Law and Mental Health teams

The busy Prison Law and Mental Health teams at leading law firm, GHP Legal, has strengthened its expertise with the appointment of a paralegal advocate with a long time interest in human rights.

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Relatives of mental health detainees urged to help them exercise their right to vote in the UK General Election

A lawyer with one of the region’s largest metal health teams is urging relatives and friends of patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 to make them aware of their right to vote in the upcoming General Election and help them cast their vote if they are not permitted to leave hospital to attend a polling station.

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New appointment strengthens Corporate and Commercial department at GHP Legal

Leading North Wales and Shropshire law firm GHP Legal has appointed Ronald Carter as Senior Associate Chartered Legal Executive to its corporate and commercial department, with responsibility across all five of the firm’s offices.

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Lawyer gains Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation to help vulnerable sector of society

A young lawyer who qualified as a solicitor in April 2018 with leading law firm GHP Legal has already gained accredited status from the Law Society in the area of Mental Capacity (Welfare).

Keen to help the most vulnerable sector of society, Shane Maddocks applied for the accreditation to demonstrate his already considerable expertise in the niche area of Mental Health Law.

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