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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Mental health lawyer backs MPs in bid to overhaul legislation that is failing young people with autism and learning difficulties
A Wrexham solicitor who originally qualified onto the Law Society Mental Health Accreditation Scheme to provide a voice for the increasing number of people with mental health problems who find themselves in the criminal justice system has backed a call to overhaul mental health legislation to protect young people with autism or learning disabilities.Read more
The nights may be drawing in and pitch black evenings upon us, but Wrexham solicitor Robert Williams is in hard training for a charity bike ride across Vietnam and Cambodia.Read more
An Oswestry law firm has won a Civic Society award for making “a significant contribution to the landscape and life of the community” when it opened new office premises in the town earlier this year.Read more
One of the region’s oldest law firms is to be a main sponsor of four sporting events scheduled to take place in and around Oswestry over the next twelve months to encourage an active local community.Read more
Separated parents warned: Make Christmas Eve arrangements for your children early, or prepare for disappointment!
The head of a local family law team has sent out a warning to separated parents who want to spend Christmas Eve with their children, saying they should act now to reach agreement or else face possible disappointment if they have to apply to the Court for a decision.Read more
Local solicitor urges violent and sexual abuse victims denied compensation under ‘same roof’ rule to take advantage of new right to apply
A Shropshire solicitor is urging victims of violent and sexual crimes that took place prior to 1979 to take advantage of new legislation resulting from a Supreme Court ruling that will enable them to apply retrospectively for compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).Read more
A Consultant Solicitor with leading Oswestry law firm, GHP Legal, who received a letter of recognition from the Law Society in July for his services to the profession and the public, has announced he will retire at the end of September.Read more