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St John’s Hospice Wills Week 4th – 8th February 2019

Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand's private client department are supporting St John’s Hospice with fund raising throughout the week of the 4th to 8th February by providing their time and will writing services free of charge to those making a Will under this fundraising scheme. Whilst there is no obligation, it is hoped to raise funds [...]

2019-02-05T13:10:48+00:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome Avelina

A New Year comes with a new look: Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand’s renowned and well-respected agricultural department has a new arrival! Avelina Wright, a specialist in this area of law in her own right, complements the existing agricultural property team, joining John Myers and Lara McIntosh. Avelina’s move was a very welcome one, creating one [...]

2019-01-18T14:45:29+00:00January 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas Opening Times

Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year! Our offices will be closed over the Festive Season from 5pm on Friday 21 December, and will reopen at 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. Don't forget you can keep up to date with all our news and articles [...]

2018-12-19T13:50:23+00:00December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Government resurrects probate fee increase

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be a difficult time.  For those people appointed to act as Executors, the task they have ahead can also sometimes be complicated. In many estates one of the responsibilities of an Executor is to obtain the Grant of Probate from the Probate Registry.  This is also [...]

2018-11-23T09:34:07+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chamber Chat with David Park

GDPR 6 months on. The general data protection regulation (GDPR) was introduced on 25 May this year. As often seems the way, the implementation date was brought in with a lot of noise (some would say hype or even scare tactics) about how the regulations would affect virtually every business. Seminars, courses and articles area [...]

2018-11-02T08:41:02+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why you should have a Will when cohabiting

In the past 20 years, the number of cohabiting couples has doubled, yet it is surprising to learn that many do not believe that they require a Will.  Regardless of how long you have been together or how long you have lived together, if you are not married or in a civil partnership, you do [...]

2018-11-19T11:52:55+00:00October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The perils of Japanese Knotweed

Beware any weeds on your land.  If they get out of control and spread to adjoining land they can still be your problem to solve - as Network Rail found out to their cost  in a recent court case. The court ruled that a landowner’s knowledge of the presence of Japanese knotweed on its land [...]

2018-10-29T10:33:01+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments