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The UK may shortly have its first co- habiting Prime Minister in Downing Street, which leads Gales Solicitor's Partner to discuss common co-habiting legal pitfalls

29th Jul 2019

On the 24th July, for the first time in our history, the United Kingdom will have a Prime Minister who may soon be co-habiting in Downing Street. Matthew Moore Partner at Gales Solicitors in Bournemouth discusses the common legal pitfalls to consider when co-habiting.

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Miss Earth England

Gales Legal Secretary Stephanie crowned Miss Earth England

17th Jul 2019

Stephanie Wyatt is a Legal Secretary at Gales Solicitors in Winton and has recently been crowned Miss Earth England.  The 19- year- old won the coveted award, amidst stiff competition in a final which took place at the Arden Hotel in Birmingham. 

Miss Earth England

Matthew Moore Gales Solicitors

Gales Solicitor, Matthew Moore oversees successful Citizens Advice mergers

8th Jul 2019

As Chair of Citizens Advice Bournemouth Matthew Moore, Senior Partner at Gales Solicitors in Bournemouth, has overseen the successful merger of Citizens Advice Bournemouth with Citizens Advice Christchurch and Citizens Advice Poole, formerly 3 separate organisations.

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New conveyancing team at Gales Solicitors in Bournemouth

8th Jul 2019

Gales Solicitors in Bournemouth has a new conveyancing team in place, led by Head of Conveyancing, Adrian Randall.  Adrian is joined by conveyancing Exec Ros Keenan, Secretary Stephanie Wyatt and Senior Secretary Christine Weeks.

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Kathryn Cole

Gales Solicitors respond to research which shows that two-thirds of parents make no legal provision for kids

20th Nov 2018

Research from Direct Line Life Insurance shows that 65% of parents have made no legal provision for who would raise their children if they were no longer able to. It was also found that of those who had discussed the matter, 31% wouldn't give the person access to money from their estate, with 30% saying they would rather leave it in trust for their children. 

Kathryn Cole

Tuckton - Sarah England

Employment lawyer to be based at Tuckton office of Gales Solicitors

7th Nov 2018

Gales Solicitor’s employment lawyer, Sarah England, has moved over to the new Tuckton offices, following the recent merger of Robert Wrynne Solicitors and Gales Solicitors.  The Tuckton office is now known as Robert Wrynne Solicitors, incorporating Gales Solicitors.

Tuckton - Sarah England

Matthew Moore Gales Solicitors

Gales Solicitors look at whether you can still get divorced

5th Nov 2018

Matthew Moore, Senior Partner at Gales Solicitors in Bournemouth looks at the recent case where a woman was denied her divorce. Like many women whose marriage has broken down she relied on the grounds of her husband’s unreasonable behaviour. For many years the courts have taken weak grounds for divorce and accepted them as satisfactory. However, it wasn’t to be this time!

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Kathryn Cole

Gales Solicitors promote Free Wills Month and urges clients to ensure that their wills accurately reflect their wishes

17th Oct 2018

Gales Solicitors is taking part in the national initiative ‘Free Wills Month’.  The scheme, which takes place every October, is backed by charities and solicitors ask their clients to consider leaving a donation to a chosen cause when they die.  The Free Wills Month campaign is aimed at people aged 55 or over.

Kathryn Cole

Sarah England

Abolishment of tribunal fees leads to significant increase in claims - Gales Solicitors urge caution and care to businesses

17th Oct 2018

The Ministry of Justice has published the tribunal statistics for April to June 2018 and they show a significant 165% increase on the number of single claims when compared with the numbers of claims lodged in the same quarter last year. Abolishment of tribunal fees leads to significant increase in claims - Gales Solicitors urge caution and care to businesses.

Sarah England

HR Peer Group

Pioneering HR peer group created for senior HR professionals by GlobusHR Consultancy Ltd & Gales Solicitors

6th Aug 2018

A pioneering HR peer group has been created for senior HR professionals by GlobusHR Consultancy and Gales Solicitors.  The group provides much needed peer support, training, specialist & expert employment advice, coaching and development for HR professionals.  It is called the GlobusHR Advantage Group.

HR Peer Group

Gales Solicitors Merger

Gales Solicitors merges with Robert Wrynne Solicitors in Tuckton

6th Aug 2018

Gales Solicitors, the family law firm based in Winton, has announced its merger with Robert Wrynne Solicitors in Tuckton which will now be known as Gales Solicitors incorporating Robert Wrynne Solicitors. 

Gales Solicitors Merger

Gales 70th Birthday

Gales Solicitors celebrates its 70th birthday!

5th Jul 2018

Gales Solicitors in Winton in Bournemouth has celebrated its 70th birthday with a celebratory drinks and supper event held at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel in Bournemouth.  The event included all staff and welcomed back former staff members too.

Gales 70th Birthday