small claims

Small Claims Court in the UK

What is the Small Claims Court? There is no separate court named “the small claims court”.  What these cases refer to are what the court considers to be low value claims (generally below £10,000).  These cases are dealt with by the County Court. Small Claims Hearing Generally speaking, your legal costs are not recoverable from … Read more

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Protection from Harassment Act 1997

Making a Claim for Harassment in the Civil Courts Claims for harassment can be pursued through the Criminal and Civil Courts. The Law- Civil Courts The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 prevents a person from acting in such a way that amounts to harassment of another or in a way that they ought to be … Read more

powers of attorney

Can I make an online Power Of Attorney?

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are important legal instruments because they take effect when someone loses the ability to make key decisions about their health and welfare or their finances. We have explained how LPAs work in detail before, and what happens if someone loses capacity without an LPA in place. At Gamlins Solicitors LLP, … Read more

Gamlins Law Abergele Office

Duo from Rhyl-based law firm spearhead Abergele expansion

Gamlins Law’s Enlli Williams, a newly qualified solicitor specialising in wills, estates and contentious probate matters, and Sion Jones, a licensed residential and commercial conveyancer, are heading up its Market Street office. Enlli, who qualified as a solicitor on January 2, has been with Gamlins Law since 2018 when she first did work experience while … Read more

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Rhyl-based law firm acts for clients in clinical negligence claims

A LAW firm based primarily in Rhyl is acting for clients caught up in several cases of clinical negligence involving Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Among the clients Gamlins Law is representing is the family of Lucas Munslow, who was nine months old when he died from acute bacterial meningitis at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan … Read more

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Start the Year Right: A Guide to Reviewing and Updating Legal Documents for Your Business

As the New Year dawns, it’s not only a time for personal resolutions but also an opportune moment for businesses to ensure their legal affairs are in order. One of the critical aspects of this process is the review and update of legal documents. Whether you’re a seasoned business owner or just starting your entrepreneurial … Read more

financial abuse

What is Financial Abuse in Relationships

Domestic abuse is not restricted to physical harm and attack. Although less publicised and possibly less understood, the harm caused by financial abuse of one partner by another is very real and can cause immense damage to victims.  In Wales, The Domestic Abuse Act, 2021 includes ‘economic abuse’ in the definition of domestic abuse, describing … Read more

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Supporting rocky relationships through the hard times

The family-focus of Christmas is often followed in January with news of unhappy couples calling it quits, leading to so-called Divorce Day, as family lawyers receive a surge of enquiries when they re-open after the break.   As the holiday season draws to a close, there are calls from those on the front line of family … Read more

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