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The Benefits of Seeking Legal Advice on Relationship Breakdown

January 09, 2019 | Family Services

If the emotional impact of a breakdown of a relationship is not bad enough, it will usually be accompanied by the need to make a host of difficult decisions, including the arrangements for children, division of any assets and possible continuing financial support.   Clients often believe that instructing a solicitor will only serve to(Read more)

Divorcing a Narcissist

January 04, 2019 | Family Services

Sally Challen was jailed for the murder of her husband in 2011 but could a new law recognising psychological manipulation as a form of domestic abuse be a defence in her appeal hearing next month? See this BBC news article for more information. Does your partner belittle you, or put you down, blame you for(Read more)

Fixed Fees for Divorce

December 21, 2018 | Family Services

Christina Cree, Family Solicitor Bicester and Oxford. When a relationship ends it can be a confusing and stressful time for all involved. With astronomical figures for celebrity divorces frequently published in the press, many clients are concerned about the costs associated with getting divorced. Divorces need not be complicated, particularly if both parties have agreed(Read more)

We Got Through Christmas, Now What?: Advice on Separation and Divorce

December 21, 2018 | Family Services

The festive period can be an exciting time, however if you are in the midst of a relationship breakdown it can also be very stressful. Many couples, particularly those with children, choose to wait until the New Year before beginning to think about separation or divorce and financial proceedings. At HMG Law LLP we believe(Read more)

Modern Art Oxford: Future Knowledge

October 11, 2018 | The Arts

Modern Art Oxford’s current exhibition, Future Knowledge, is a thought-provoking exhibition exploring the role of visual culture and continuing to raise awareness of the effects of climate change.  The exhibition has art works from seven different artists who showcase fascinating and diverse creative responses to environmental concerns.  The exhibition runs until 28 October 2018. More(Read more)

Supreme Court Confirms That Ex-Wives Cannot Expect a ‘Second Bite of the Cherry’ Years After Divorce

July 20, 2018 | Family Services

Divorcees seeking a “second bite of the cherry” have been dealt a blow by the Supreme Court who ruled this week in the case of Mills and Mills that a wife could not expect the Court to increase the periodical payments (also known as spousal maintenance) she was receiving from her ex-husband to cover her(Read more)

The Family in Disorder: Truth or Dare - The Latest Modern Art Oxford Exhibition

April 10, 2018 | The Arts

HMG Law is proud of its long term association with Modern Art Oxford. Their current exhibition is the first major UK solo exhibition from Brazilian artist Cinthia Marcelle. Cinthia is one of Brazil’s significant contemporary artists and has created a sight specific installation, The Family in Disorder, accompanied by the premier of Trust or Dare,(Read more)

A Fond Farewell: As We Say Goodbye to Catherine Jessop (and Horace!)

April 05, 2018 | Practice News

A fond farewell was bid to Catherine Jessop and Horace on their recent retirement from the firm.  Catherine has been with HMG Law for 18 years dealing with our Dispute Resolution work. She and Horace will be sadly missed but we wish them all the best for their retirement.(Read more)

HMG and the Macmillan Cotswold Way Mighty Hike

July 28, 2017 | Out and About

HMG Law took part in the Macmillan Cotswold Way Mighty Hike on a rainy Saturday, 22 July 2017.   The HMG Law team were part of the thousand walkers taking part in the Macmillan Cotswold Way Mighty Hike. 26 miles along the Cotswold Way ending in Bath.  A great day was had by all, even(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)

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)

Modern Art Oxford Current Exhibition: Lubaina Himid, Invisible Strategies

March 22, 2017 | The Arts

Modern Art Oxford’s current exhibition is a collection of works by Lubaina Himid, one of the British Black Arts movement.  The exhibition features a stunning array of Lubaina’s works including pictures, sculptures and ceramics.  As well as the exhibition, which runs until 30 April 2017, Modern Art Oxford is running a series of talks and workshops(Read more)

Bicester – The Future of Garden Cities?

October 26, 2016 | Residential Property

Historian Dan Cruickshank discusses the history and future of garden cities, including Bicester, in this recent Radio 4 documentary. HMG LAW LLP, Property and Conveyancing Solicitors in Bicester and Oxford(Read more)

It’s Me to the World – New Exhibition at Modern Art Oxford

October 14, 2016 | The Arts

It’s Me to the World – New Exhibition at Modern Art Oxford   Modern Art Oxford’s kaleidoscope celebrating 50 inspirational years continues with a stunning new exhibition, It’s Me to the World. Family and divorce solicitor in our Bicester and Oxford offices, Christina Cree, has visited the new exhibition and thoroughly recommends a visit of(Read more)

Success in Ashmolean Corporate Circle Competition

July 07, 2016 | Out and About

Recently I came runner up (well, one of two runners up) in a competition run by the Ashmolean for members of their corporate circle. Entrants wrote about their favorite artifact or place in the Ashmolean. Prizes were awarded at the recent corporate circle event on the 22nd of June. This was a fabulous evening with(Read more)

Ashmolean - Andy Warhol Works From The Hall Collection

April 27, 2016 | The Arts

Last few weeks of Andy Warhol – Works from the Hall Collection at the Ashmolean.  This fascinating exhibition of a private collection of works ranging from Warhol’s early Pop masterpieces to his later works ends on 15th May 2016.  Iconic works including the Brillo Box and a spectacular display of Warhol’s portraits produced throughout his(Read more)

Modern Art Oxford: 'A Moment of Grace'

April 19, 2016 | The Arts

In 2016 Modern Art Oxford marks 50 years as an internationally acclaimed power house of contemporary visual culture. To celebrate the anniversary, Modern Art Oxford are putting on Kaleidoscope , a series of exhibitions through the year offering a snapshot of some of the highlights of its history and reflecting some of the key ideas(Read more)

Major New Exhibition For All Ages At The Story Museum

April 07, 2016 | The Arts

HMG LAW are proud to be one of the corporate sponsors of The Story Museum in Oxford. Their current exhibition, Animal – A Safari Through Stories, is an Exhibition aimed for children of all ages and examines why there are so many children’s stories about animals. Great fun and well worth a visit. more)

OVADA’s Professional Development Awards 2015/16

March 22, 2016 | The Arts

As part of our ongoing commitment to the Arts HMG was delighted to sponsor OVADA’s 2015/16 Professional Development Awards. The three winners have produced new works which are currently on show at Trio at the Old Fire Station until 30th April 2016. more)