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HMG Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

August 15, 2019 | Practice News

HMG has been shortlisted for the Solicitor of the Year Midlands at The British Wills & Probate Awards 2019.  The organisers report an overwhelming number of entries and that the judging panel was impressed by the quality of the submissions. HMG has beaten off some stiff competition! The British Wills & Probate Awards event is being(Read more)

Charity Polo Match

July 15, 2019 | Practice News

On Saturday 13 July 2019 Anna and Kate spent the day at Cirencester Park Polo club for the annual St James’s Place Queen Mother Trophy. Organised by St James’s Place, the event aimed to raise money for the St James’s Place Charitable Foundation (the Foundation). Since it was set up in 1992 the Foundation has(Read more)

Hilary Govier, Receptionist

July 12, 2019 | Practice News

This week was a sad week for HMG LAW LLP as we said a very fond farewell to Hilary Govier, who has been a welcoming face to our clients and staff over the last two decades.   Her loyalty and dedication to the Firm was second to none. Goodbye and good luck Hilary, we will all(Read more)

Cyber Security and Awareness

May 02, 2019 | Practice News

HMG staff in Oxford attended a Cyber Security and Awareness Training Session by Phil Saville of  CIS Ltd  recently. In an age when 'dogdy' emails are commonplace, it is sometimes difficult to know what is genuine and what isn't.  In a law firm it is essential that staff have the knowledge to spot when an(Read more)

HMG Welcomes Helen Inskip to the Wills & Probate Department

November 12, 2018 | Practice News

HMG Welcomes Helen Inskip to the Private Client Team Helen Inskip recently joined the Private Client (Wills & Probate) Team in our Oxford Office.  Helen is working as a Legal Assistant, providing experienced and dedicated support to a team of busy fee earners and tax advisors.  With more than twelve years of relevant experience, Helen(Read more)

Law Firms to Publish Prices and Protections

October 23, 2018 | Practice News

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced new measures which require law firms to publish information about what prices they charge for certain services. They will also be required to display a new badge highlighting that they are a regulated law firm and the protections that come with that. The SRA’s research has suggested that(Read more)

A Newly Qualified Solicitor Continues Her Career with HMG

October 01, 2018 | Practice News

We are thrilled to announce that Kate Garrow has qualified as a Solicitor and is added to the Roll as of today. Huge congratulations to Kate for her achievements.  All that hard work and study has paid off! This is very exciting news for the Practice also.  Kate joined the Firm three years ago as(Read more)

The Life of a Trainee Solicitor

September 28, 2018 | Practice News

There’s a lot to being a trainee solicitor. At this point you’ve been building up your skillset and education for years, accruing experience and expertise along the way. Now the nature of the game has changed – you’re moved away from making coffee and filing duties and instead plied with legal knowledge, complex file management(Read more)

HMG is Recruiting! Legal Secretaries, Legal Assistants, Paralegal, Administration Assistant

August 29, 2018 | Practice News

HMG is Recruiting! We are seeking experienced Legal Secretaries, Legal Assistants and Paralegals for our Oxford and Bicester offices.  Primarily we are focussing on Private Client (Oxford) and Residential Conveyancing (Bicester).   We are also seeking an Administration Assistant to work part-time in our busy Oxford office. Please see our Careers page for more information on(Read more)

A STEP in the Right Direction

July 16, 2018 | Practice News

After two years of exams, I am pleased to say that I have finally qualified as a full member of the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP)! In order to attain full STEP membership, and therefore be able to call oneself a ‘TEP’, one needs to complete a Certificate and a Diploma in trusts(Read more)