Could Reverter Acts result in loss of property?

A number of Acts were passed in Victorian times to encourage landowners to make available parcels of land for the use by or as schools, libraries, museums, places of worship, scientific institutions and literary institutions, amongst others. Acts such as the School Sites Acts 1841 to 1852, the Places of Worship of Sites Act 1843 [...]

2022-06-22T14:22:50+00:00June 21st, 2022|Agricultural|0 Comments

Excellence recognised in The Legal 500 rankings

We are delighted to be recognised in the latest Legal 500 UK rankings. Based on feedback from clients and intermediaries, along with submissions made by law firms themselves, The Legal 500 highlights individual solicitors and teams that are providing ‘the most cutting edge and innovative advice’. We are listed under Agriculture and Estates, Real Estate [...]

2022-06-23T09:40:38+00:00September 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet our Agricultural Team

Living and working in the countryside poses a unique set of daily challenges, where business and personal lives often overlap. Having worked closely with local farming families for generations, Oglethorpe, Sturton & Gillibrand have built a great understanding of the needs of the farming community and can offer a full range of advice in all [...]

2021-07-01T10:43:24+00:00July 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Partners for long-established law firm

Press Release: 2 June 2021 Long-established law firm Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand is delighted to announce that it has appointed two new partners. Mark Hutchinson-Lyons and Avelina Wright have both been promoted from associate solicitors to become partners at the firm, which has offices in Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale. Mark, 41, who lives at Lancaster, has [...]

2021-06-04T08:28:07+00:00June 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the Team

Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand are recruiting for the position of a Commercial and General Litigation solicitor to join their expanding litigation team. We require candidates of 5 years PQE +, to cover varied areas of contentious work including general commercial contract and business disputes, land and estates, property and agricultural litigation, wills, trusts and probate [...]

2021-02-22T13:08:11+00:00February 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two new solicitors join – Press Release

Two new solicitors have joined long-established law firm Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand as it continues to expand. Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand, which has offices in Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale, has taken on Helen McCabe and Laura Brereton to further strengthen its already experienced private client department team. Clare Love, a partner and head of the department, who has been [...]

2020-11-02T10:02:58+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rural Business

At Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand, we have a legacy of supporting rural businesses. Our combination of legal expertise, local knowledge, and a personable approach has been cultivated over more than 200 years of advising farmers across Lancashire, Cumbria, Yorkshire and beyond. We continue to seamlessly provide this first-rate support in the face of the challenges [...]

2020-08-13T07:13:19+00:00August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations

Congratulations are in order this month, with three solicitors being promoted within the firm. Mark Hutchinson-Lyons, a specialist and experienced Wills, Probate and Trust solicitor, has been promoted to Associate Solicitor. Mark has been with the firm a number of years and is also a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP). Avelina Wright is [...]

2020-10-20T07:17:10+00:00June 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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