GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Planning rules may have relaxed for outdoor structures, but check you are still within the law!

Planning rules have become more relaxed in recent years for outdoor structures such as sheds and summerhouses. However, before putting up any structure it is essential that homeowners ascertain what is permitted and how such a structure might impact on their neighbours. If they don’t, they risk getting into a costly dispute that could affect the value and future sale of their property.

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Inspirational fundraiser retires from Oswestry law firm

An Oswestry breast cancer survivor who became well known in the town for her ‘pink day’ fundraisers is hanging up her receptionist’s phone and retiring after 38 years of working for a local law firm.

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Employers beware! April 2024 means big changes to employment legislation.

The ‘new legislation holiday’ has ended and this year changes to employment law are abundant, which means employers need to be on their toes.

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GHP Legal appoints STEP member to join Wills and Probate team

A leading North Wales and Shropshire law firm has boosted its private client team with a new appointment, following a post covid pandemic surge in Wills and Probate work.

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Trainee Solicitors who met at same law school qualify as solicitors in the same law firm.

Harriet Roberts and Ruby Williams both studied for the Graduate Diploma of Law and Legal Practice Course at the University of Law’s Christleton campus in Chester, before joining leading North Wales law firm GHP Legal in 2021

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New Team Member Announcement, Clare Lewis

New team member announced for leading law firm’s busy residential property department. Meet Clare Lewis.

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New Partner announced at leading Wrexham law firm

GHP Legal, which ranks among the country’s top law firms in the Legal 500 index, announced the appointment of Ulia Choudhry as a Partner in May 2023. Ulia started working as a Solicitor in the firm’s Private Client department in August 2018.

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Did you know if your tenant dies, you may not be able to automatically repossess your property?

Many landlords are under the impression that if a property is rented to a sole tenant, they can automatically repossess the property if that tenant dies. This is, however, not the case if the tenant dies without leaving a Will, or with a Will but without an Executor.

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Young solicitor is awarded second Law Society Accreditation

A member of one of the region’s largest family law teams has been awarded The Law Society Children Law Accreditation.

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Higher than usual increase to statutory limit on tribunal awards

Employers should be aware that due to a rise in the Retail Prices Index (RPI) the increase to the statutory limit on certain employment tribunal awards is higher than usual this year.

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