GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Q&A Can police charge my son if I refuse to press assault charges against him?

My son, in his twenties and living with me, is on a cocktail of drugs for a medical condition....Last week he attacked me and I ended up in hospital. The police were called and he was sectioned.... Can the police charge him with assault if I don’t press charges?

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Q&A Do I need any licenses to open and run an art gallery?

I am an artist and I am thinking of opening a gallery next year.... Can I just check from a legal point whether there are any licensing requirements for art galleries open to the public for the purpose of selling work?

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Q&A Can an Occupation Order really deny me access into my own home?

My girlfriend and I had a bust up when I discovered she had slept with my best friend. Next day she changed the locks and for a week I haven’t been able to get into the house.....

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Q&A My husband said he wanted a trial separation and left. Do I need a solicitor?

My husband decided after we came back from our summer holiday that we should have a 6-month trial separation as we have not been getting along for a while. 

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Law firm confirms sponsorship support for COBRA community rugby club

A North Wales and Shropshire law firm with a long history of supporting local sports and sporting teams has confirmed its sponsorship of COBRA (Caereinion Old Boys Rugby Association) for the next twelve months.

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Q&A Can an LPA Attorney query medical and care decisions made about me?

If I set up a Lasting Power of Attorney for health and welfare, will my Attorney have the authority to go against medical advice, or fight a decision? 

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Gwilym Caesar Hughes

It is with great sadness and much fondness that the Partners of GHP Legal announce the death of one of their founding partners, Mr Gwilym Caesar Hughes, on Friday, October 6th 2023.

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Q&A Joint mortgage, negative equity, no savings – how can we divorce?

My wife and I both want a divorce. However, due to the financial crisis we both lost jobs and subsequently got into debt with the mortgage lender....

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Q&A When should I appoint a solicitor and apply for a mortgage on a new build house?

The process of buying new build property is quite different to buying older residential properties – particularly if you also have a property to sell. And timing is key to everything....

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Q&A Can churches still claim against parish homeowners for Chancel repairs?

My daughter is buying a cottage in a rural parish. Her conveyancer has advised her to take out Chancel Indemnity insurance in case the local church tries to hold her liable for chancel repairs....

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