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Become a Dementia Friend: Join Us for Dementia Action Week 2018

May 15, 2018 | Wills and Probate

Become a Dementia Friend by attending this free information session run by HMG Law in Bicester.  You will find out more about disease and some techniques to assist with the challenges of living with dementia (whether you are the person with the diagnosis or a carer/friend/family member).  To book your place, please register via the(Read more)

The British Mont Blanc: Christina Cree Takes on the Challenge

May 15, 2018 | Out and About

Partner and Head of Family Christina Cree took part in an energetic challenge recently – the British Mont Blanc in Snowdonia.   The challenge involves a two day trek in Snowdonia hiking over 7 mountains with over 2,500m of ascent, achieving the same altitude gain as the Mont Blanc Gouter Route.   Amongst beautiful scenery and enjoying(Read more)

May Morning Celebrations: Another Oxford Tradition

May 01, 2018 | Practice News

In a long-standing tradition, crowds gathered early this morning to welcome in the month of May. HMG is another Oxford institution, with its origins going back to the 1800s (and possibly even further).  In a Listed building in the heart of the City, the Firm continues to provide professional and dependable advice to its clients(Read more)

Prenuptial Agreements

April 23, 2018 | Family Services

  In England and Wales Prenuptial Agreements are not strictly binding. However, the Court has said that they “should give effect to a nuptial agreement that is freely entered into by each party with the full appreciation of its implications unless in the circumstances it would not be fair to hold the parties to an(Read more)

UK House Price Growth Slows

April 19, 2018 | Residential Property

According to Britain’s largest lender, Halifax, house prices in the UK grew by 0.4% in February 2018 after two consecutive monthly falls. This marginal growth brings the average house price in the UK to £224,353, slightly down from November 2017 high of £226,408. Measured on an annual basis prices in the three months to February(Read more)

HMG Welcomes Ben Saunders to the Private Client Department in Bicester

April 17, 2018 | Practice News

HMG recently appointed Ben Saunders to the Private Client team, specifically with the remit of developing our established presence in the Bicester area. Ben qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined HMG Law’s Private Client team in February 2018.  Based in the firm’s Bicester office, Ben specialises in Wills, Probates, Lasting Powers of Attorney,(Read more)

HMRC Announce Penalties for Trust Registration Service

April 13, 2018 | Dispute Resolution

In March, HMRC confirmed what the penalties would be for Trustees who do not register a Trust before the deadline. The Trust Registration Service The Trust Registration Service (or TRS) was introduced in response to the new Anti-Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and to replace the form 41G which was previously used to notify HMRC of(Read more)

HMG Welcomes Tricia Miller to the Property Department

April 10, 2018 | Practice News

HMG recently appointed Tricia Miller to the Property team in Bicester.   Tricia is an experienced residential conveyancer in all aspects of residential conveyancing with over 20 years’ experience in law, commencing her original training in litigation before moving in to residential property. Tricia has over the course of her career, represented clients selling and buying(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)

Promotion News: Daniel McGurk Becomes Trainee Solicitor

April 09, 2018 |

The Partners are pleased to announce that Daniel McGurk has commenced his training contract with the Firm, en route to achieving qualification and enrolment as a Solicitor. Daniel holds a Masters of Law and Business and has also passed his Legal Practice Course. He joined HMG Law last year and has been working as a(Read more)