GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Oswestry solicitor retires after notable career spanning almost fifty years

An Oswestry solicitor who, in the 1990’s, acted for the inhabitants of the South Atlantic island of St Helena and its subsidiary territory islands of Tristan da Cunha and Ascension Island in helping them to recover their full British Citizenship, has announced his retirement from the legal profession.

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Local Authorities and Care Homes must ensure vulnerable residents are not forgotten about during COVID-19 pandemic.

The head of Public Authority Law at one of the top 500 law firms in the country has issued a reminder to Local Authorities and Care Homes that they need to put specific plans in place to ensure the most vulnerable members of society are properly protected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wrexham woman fulfills schoolgirl dream to train as a solicitor

A Wrexham woman has returned to the law firm where she did work experience as a seventeen-year old schoolgirl, to begin a training contract that will see her qualify as a solicitor in two years’ time.

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As COVID-19 lockdown restrictions ease solicitor warns of potential road accidents

After reporting a significant fall in the number of injury claims arising from road traffic accidents following the COVID-19 lockdown, a solicitor with one of the region’s largest independent law firms warns that road users should take extra caution and drive safely as lockdown restrictions ease.

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Property lawyer working both sides of the border calls for equality of COVID-19 property tax cuts in England and Wales

The Head of Property at one of the region’s leading law firms has welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of a temporary COVID-19 suspension of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) payable on all residential property purchases up to £500,000 in England, but warns that the Welsh government needs to follow suit.

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New solicitor welcomed by busy Oswestry private client team as COVID-19 continues to increase demand for Wills.

Leading Shropshire and North Wales law firm, GHP Legal, has announced the appointment of an additional solicitor to the busy Probate, Wills, Tax & Trusts team at one of its Oswestry offices.

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Domestic abuse reforms never more necessary than now during COVID-19 lockdown says family lawyer!

The head of Family and Children Law at one of the region’s largest law firms said today that he was delighted to hear the Government’s announcement of an overhaul of systems in the family courts which aims to give greater protection to domestic abuse survivors and their children.

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COVID lockdown has not hindered new appointments at top Wrexham law firm

Whilst the Coronavirus pandemic may have caused disruption to the way in which businesses operate, it has certainly not hindered the appointment of new staff at a leading Wrexham law firm.

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Oswestry child law specialists predict spike in care proceedings enquiries as COVID-19 lockdown eases for schools.

As schools in the Oswestry area prepare to cope with the return of pupils after the three-month break enforced by COVID-19, solicitors in the town are getting ready for an anticipated ‘spike’ in enquiries relating to care proceedings.

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Balancing legal requirements with protection during COVID lockdown is key for child safety, says local lawyer

A child law and mental health expert at one of the region’s top law firms has hit back over claims that child protection could be compromised for the long term, due to courts being closed during the COVID-19 lockdown and a suggestion that more cases could be heard remotely after the pandemic ends.

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