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

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

Westmorland Show enjoys a successful return

The Westmorland Show came back to the farming calendar in 2021 with great success, taking place over two days for the first time in the show’s history. As long-standing supporter of both the Westmorland County Show and the wider farming community, we were delighted to be there to support its return. Our solicitors were in [...]

2022-06-23T09:56:20+00:00September 13th, 2021|Agricultural|0 Comments

Garstang Show

We were delighted to once again be able to support the Garstang Show, which made a triumph return to the calendar following last year’s cancellation. It was our first opportunity for over a year to get out in the field and talk to the community, with our specialist Agricultural Team being available throughout the day to assist visitors [...]

2022-06-23T10:00:54+00:00August 25th, 2021|Agricultural|0 Comments

Oglethorpe, Sturton & Gillibrand secure renewal of Conveyancing Quality Scheme status

Our continued excellence in the residential conveyancing process has been recognised by the Law Society in the extension of our Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) status. A nationally recognised scheme, the CQS sets out best practice in the buying and selling of residential property and demonstrates to clients, lenders and the wider residential conveyancing community that [...]

2022-06-23T10:19:32+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Conveyancing|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

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
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