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

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

Are you thinking of making a Will?

In light of the current circumstances, please be reassured that we are here for you from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday either over the phone or online, If you need to speak to us please contact our Private Client Team on 01524 846846 and pressing 1 or via one of our direct dials or [...]

2020-04-09T18:27:08+00:00April 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is STEP?

Use a STEP qualified practitioner for specialist trust, tax and estate planning work. STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. What do STEP members do? As specialists in inheritance and succession planning STEP members draft wills, administer estates, act [...]

2018-07-24T10:50:10+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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