A Wrexham man is being cheered on by work colleagues, family and friends to perform one thousand press-ups during May to raise much needed funds and public awareness for Motor Neurone Disease (MND).Read more
A surge in private client work, brought on in part by the coronavirus pandemic, has resulted in law teams across the country taking on new members of staff. The latest announcement in this region is the appointment of a new solicitor at the Wrexham head office of GHP Legal.Read more
One of the region’s largest and most highly respected family law teams has announced the appointment of an additional solicitor with a special interest in domestic abuse cases at its Wrexham head office.
GHP Legal, which also has offices in Oswestry, Llangollen and Chirk, says the appointment of Sean Rolinson reflects an increase in the number of enquiries relating to family matters, and in particular domestic abuse cases, since the start of the COVID-19 lockdown.Read more
A Wrexham woman who joined one of the region’s largest independent law firms as a conveyancing clerk at their Chirk office and was subsequently offered a training contract with the firm has qualified as a solicitor.Read more
One of the region’s leading law firms has announced the appointment of a new solicitor at its Llangollen office based in the town’s Old Bank Chambers. The appointment comes at the end of a challenging year that has seen GHP Legal having to adopt new work practices to accommodate COVID-19 restrictions in both England and Wales.Read more
Q&A - Coming out of COVID lockdown will require bosses to review existing policies and develop new ones warns lawyer.
As lockdown easing brings closer the possibility of a return to ‘business as normal’, commercial lawyers are warning that company bosses should review internal policies to ensure they are still workable, and develop new ones to fill any gaps.Read more
Britney Spears’ mental capacity documentary highlights safety net of the British court system, says local lawyer
A documentary aired in the US earlier this month which highlighted the ‘control’ of Britney Spears by her father has, according to one local lawyer, served to highlight the excellent level of protection available for people in England and Wales who suffer mental health issues resulting in temporary or long-term loss of capacity.Read more
One of region’s top mental health lawyers says clearer guidance is needed on carrying out safe face-to-face patient assessments.
A Senior Solicitor-Advocate who represents mental health clients across the region has welcomed today’s announcement that virtual assessments have been outlawed in determining whether a patient should be detained under the Mental Health Act, but says clearer guidance is needed about how to carry out face-to-face assessments safely.Read more
Local criminal lawyer says technology will play a major role in reforming criminals and protecting mental health
The joint head of Criminal and Prison Law at one of the region’s largest independent law firms says the introduction of secure video calls to help maintain vital family ties during the coronavirus crisis will also aid rehabilitation and help to keep offenders on the straight and narrow following release.Read more
Divorce solicitor warns couples: Get the right papers from the Court or risk paying your ex from beyond the grave.
Last year, divorce solicitors up and down the country reported a marked increase in the number of relationships failing to survive the pressure of COVID-19 lockdowns and home working.Read more