Dream of building your own home?

A new initiative from the Government has been announced – Help to Build. Similar to the Help to Buy equity loan, this particular proposal is an equity loan from the government of up to 20% to assist individuals building their own dream home. There are, of course eligibility rules including, you must fully own the [...]

2022-06-22T15:52:46+00:00January 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A lot of be thankful for in 2021

This past year, even more than most, we have had a lot to be thankful for here at Oglethorpe, Sturton & Gillibrand. Despite the pressures that all businesses have faced in continuing to navigate the uncertainty and ever changing landscape caused by the Pandemic, we have continued to grow from strength to strength. With new [...]

2022-06-22T16:00:35+00:00December 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Managing Partner of legal firm wins She Inspires Award

Press release: 27 May 2021 The Managing Partner of long-established law firm Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand has been recognised at an awards ceremony celebrating inspirational women. Jennifer Grabowski, 41, was the winner of the Women in Law category at the prestigious She Inspires Awards. In their commendation, judges said: “Jennifer is the Managing Partner of [...]

2021-06-01T20:37:11+00:00June 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Conclusion to High Profile £450m Divorce Battle

The ex-wife of a Russian billionaire has won a High Court case against her eldest son after he was found to have helped his father protect his assets from his mother’s claims. After an award of £453,576,152 was made in December 2016, Mrs Justice Knowles described Mrs Akhmedova as having been the ‘victim of a [...]

2021-04-29T18:43:54+00:00April 29th, 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

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

Leasehold Property Reform in 2021?

The Law Commission of England and Wales has called for an urgent shake-up of the leasehold system. If the recommendation became law, certain leasehold property owners will be given a right to extend their lease for up to 990 years, with no ground rent. Leasehold property has recently come under close scrutiny and media pressure, [...]

2021-01-28T13:05:02+00:00January 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations Jennifer!

Congratulations to our managing partner Jennifer Grabowski who recently won the She Inspires Award 2020 for women in law. Jennifer is an inspiration to us all at Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand. As Head of our corporate team, mother to three young daughters and full time at the helm of the largest law firm in Lancaster, [...]

2021-01-14T12:00:15+00:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paralegal vacancy

Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand are currently recruiting for the position of a paralegal in their property and conveyancing team. Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand are one of the oldest and largest law firms in Lancaster with an office in Kirkby Lonsdale, offering a full range of legal services for individuals, companies and the agricultural community. We [...]

2021-03-11T13:19:03+00:00November 26th, 2020|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
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