Private Client team stands out from the crowd

Our Private Client team has one clear ethos; their clients. They have a long history of expertly guiding clients through intricate legal issues. The team is led by two of the firm’s partners, Clare Love and Mark Hutchinson-Lyons, who have been noted as providing a “strong partner lead” and inspiring a “tremendous” work ethic in [...]

2022-06-23T10:18:36+00:00November 26th, 2021|Private Client|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

Increase in Probate Fees in 2022

The Ministry of Justice are proposing to increase the Probate Fee from £155.00 for probate professionals and £215.00 for personal applicants to a flat fee of £273.00 for all applicants, regardless of the size of the estate. A Grant of Probate is a document issued by the Probate Registry which gives Executors the legal authority [...]

2022-06-23T10:08:37+00:00July 27th, 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

Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand takes part in St John’s Hospice Free Wills fortnight

Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand’s Private Client department have been delighted to be involved in the St John’s Hospice Free Wills Fortnight to raise money for the work carried out by St John’s Hospice. St John’s Hospice carry out vital work in the local community providing palliative care and support, free of charge, to those affected [...]

2021-02-22T10:55:27+00:00February 22nd, 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

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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