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HMG Welcomes Jessamie Henry to the Private Client Department

July 12, 2017 | Practice News

Jessamie Henry joined HMG Law in July 2017 as a Solicitor in the Private Client department. Jess studied a Property Agency and Marketing degree at the Royal Agricultural College, followed by a move to London where she worked in agency and property management.  She then completed the GDL at BBP Law School in London and(Read more)

Insurers Predict Increased Losses Due to More Frequent Wind Storms

July 12, 2017 | Residential Property

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has warned that an increase in global temperature, widely believed to cause more wind storms, may lead to an increase of insurance losses of up to 25% in certain parts of the country. While flooding is another factor widely linked with global warming, the ABI says that wind damage(Read more)

Modern Art Oxford Current Exhibition: Aleksandra Mir, Space Tapestry

July 12, 2017 | The Arts

Modern Art Oxford’s current exhibition which runs until 12 November 2017 is Aleksandra Mir's Space Tapestry: Earth Observation and Human Space Flight. The exhibition consists of huge monochrome drawings inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry which were put together by a team of young collaborators who drew collaboratively in Aleksandra Mir’s studio. The drawings contemplate the(Read more)

Taking Children on Holidays

July 11, 2017 | Family Services

“We’re all going on a summer holiday”; what happens when one parent isn’t travelling with the children. With the summer holidays fast approaching, parents and children alike are all looking forward to their week or two away in the sun. However, for parents who are separated or parents who will be travelling with the children(Read more)

UK House Prices Fell in June

July 10, 2017 | Residential Property

According to Britain’s largest lender, Halifax, house prices across the UK fell by 1% in June, the largest monthly fall since January 2017. The reduction brings the average house price in the UK down to £128,930. Measured on an annual basis, the growth in house prices eased from 3.3% in May 2017 (compared with 4.1%(Read more)

HMG Welcomes Maxine Goble to the Family Department

July 07, 2017 | Practice News

Maxine qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and joined HMG Law in June 2017 as a Solicitor in the Family Department. Maxine advises clients on matters arising out of their relationships including nuptial agreements, divorce and financial settlements, children matters and cohabitation. She has acted for both high net worth individuals, clients of more limited(Read more)

Raphael The Drawings

July 06, 2017 | The Arts

The Ashmolean’s current exhibition, Raphael The Drawings, runs until 3 September 2017. It is a stunning exhibition of 120 works by Raphael and has had a number of 5* reviews. The exhibition is definitely worth visiting this summer.  See here for more information. HMG continues to support The Ashmolean along with a number of other(Read more)

A Cautionary Tale

June 27, 2017 | Dispute Resolution

Vanden Recycling Ltd v Bevin Tumulty and others [2017] EWCA Civ 354 (17 May 2017) The claimants, a plastics recycling company, found out that one of their employees was involved in skulduggery.  In essence, she secretly conspired with two rival companies to divert business from her employers. The beneficiaries were to be two other companies,(Read more)

Oxford Playhouse Fundraiser

June 22, 2017 | The Arts

The Oxford Playhouse is presenting for one night only an opportunity for you to see Steve Coogan being interviewed by Helena Kennedy. Steve Coogan came to fame (or perhaps notoriety) as the character of Alan Partridge, the regional TV Presenter whose career path was clearly on a downward trajectory. More recently he reached a wider(Read more)

HMG is Recruiting: Solicitor, Tax Advisor and Legal Secretary

June 01, 2017 | Practice News

As part of our future planning, we are recruiting for three roles for our successful and busy Private Client department in Oxford. Solicitor 3-5 years PQE with experience of the full range of Private Client matters.  Preferably STEP qualified or prepared to achieve qualification.  Tax Advisor CIOT or ATT qualified with experience of income tax(Read more)