News

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Wed, 20/11/2019 - 17:22
We had hoped to post happy news regarding the finalisation of our discussions with Cath Shanley and her firm Shanley Wright. Cath and AST Hampsons had, in recent months, been working toward her and her team, joining the AST Family on 1st November this year. However, it is with great sadness that we...
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Thu, 17/10/2019 - 09:42
AST Hampsons Probate Team welcome the government’s decision to stop the proposed increases in fees for probate. Zoe Clough says of the decision – this is great news for all of our clients, we are absolutely delighted that our bereaved clients will no longer have to deal with this tax at a time when...
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Fri, 21/06/2019 - 11:34
AST Hampsons were delighted yesterday to have our very own Zoe Clough inaugurated as the 2019-2020 President of Rochdale Law Association. Zoe attended the RLA AGM at Nutters Restaurant in Norden with other members of the firm and Law Association. Zoe’s expertise is dealing with private client...
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Tue, 30/04/2019 - 13:40
AST Hampsons were thrilled to be able to assist Heritage Boiler Systems Limited with a new commercial lease at their premises in Liverpool.  Andrew Wilcock, one of the directors had previously used AST Hampsons for his conveyancing and returned to us when he had a requirement for a new lease....
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Fri, 12/04/2019 - 08:12
Jennifer Worcester, our Head of Family commented, this is a step in the right direction –  it is a move which all of our family team will be happy to discuss with anyone thinking about divorce https://www.theguardian.com/law/2019/apr/09/no-fault-divorce-law-coming-...    
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Mon, 04/02/2019 - 11:52
It was a proud night for the AST team when Charlie Robinson, an apprentice currently working within our conveyancing team, was crowned “Apprentice of The Year” at the Rochdale Business Awards. Charlie joined AST Hampsons as a junior apprentice on the Business Administration course and has displayed...
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Mon, 04/02/2019 - 11:42
It was a memorable start to the year for AST Hampsons, who marked a number of long serving staff with a lunch in their honour. Many of our team have worked with the firm in excess of 15 years, but 2019 sees three staff members in particular recognised for 25 years, 30 years and 35 years  service...
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Tue, 29/01/2019 - 11:34
  In the wake of substantial growth, AST Hampsons Bury Office is relocating to bespoke offices at Waterfold Business Park. The modern, accessible office spans two floors with disabled access and free client parking.  It is conveniently situated near to the Village Hotel giving easier access to both...
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Wed, 23/01/2019 - 17:03
Louise Salisbury, Head of our Wills and Probate department highlights the reply to an article regarding the regularly debated topic of estate administration from a colleague in the industry which explains why it is a great idea to appoint a solicitor to deal with the estate and also why their fees...
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Wed, 23/01/2019 - 16:44
AST Hampsons are delighted that the vote to have a Business Improvement District (BID) in Rochdale was a landslide success. A BID is agreed when businesses within a specific geographical area vote to invest collectively to improve their trading environment. Our senior partner Peter Taylor, who was...