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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)

The Oxford Playhouse: John Cleese in Conversation

July 19, 2017 | The Arts

Join actor, comedian and writer, John Cleese as he talks about his life, work and current medical problems. John is appearing at The Oxford Playhouse on Thursday 31 August 2017. John Cleese is a founder of modern comedy. Together with the other members of Monty Python he created a surrealist style that continues to influence(Read more)

Sharp v Sharp: A Short Marriage and a Departure From Equality on Divorce

July 17, 2017 | Family Services

“It is a fact universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife”. But what happens when the wife has an even greater fortune than the single man and their marriage breaks down within a few years? These issues were grappled with by the Court(Read more)

Belinda Harvey Becomes a Dementia Champion

July 17, 2017 | Out and About

Belinda Harvey, Deputy Head of Private Client Department and Senior Solicitor at HMG Law, has recently become a Dementia Champion.   The Dementia Friends scheme is an initiative by the Alzheimers Society and is being supported by a number of high profile celebrities. More information can be found here . Belinda recently attended a training(Read more)

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)