News

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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...
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Fri, 10/08/2018 - 07:50
Rochdale launches its own Business Development District (BID) with support from AST Hampsons. AST Hampsons fully supports the creation of a BID for Rochdale. Our partner Peter Taylor was asked to join the steering group which now meets monthly. This is exciting news for Rochdale! Our town now has...
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Thu, 29/03/2018 - 08:30
Peter Taylor is a Senior solicitor and managing partner at AST Hampsons. He qualified in 1980 and became managing partner of AST Hampsons in 2008. Read his spotlight interview below.   1. Tell us a bit about yourself – who you are and what your role is?  Senior solicitor and managing partner...
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Thu, 29/03/2018 - 08:00
Jillian Josephson is our Commercial Property Partner. She is 12 years qualified and joined AST Hampsons in February 2016. Read her spotlight interview below.   1.Tell us a bit about yourself – who you are and what your role is?  My name is Jillian Josephson and I am a Commercial Property Partner...
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Wed, 21/03/2018 - 17:30
AST Hampsons LLP were delighted to announce the addition of two new members to the Partnership team at the start of this year. Both Zoe Bell from our Wills & Probate department and Anna Murzell from our Housing & Property department were already members of our Management team and have been...
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Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:45
Once again the Budget has brought about a change to Stamp Duty which will have a significant impact on many of our client’s new home purchases. First Time Buyers will benefit where the purchase price is up to £300,000.00 as they will from 22nd November have no stamp duty liability at all. On this...
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Wed, 22/11/2017 - 13:45
As members of Solicitors for the Elderly, AST Hampsons Private Client team are keen to promote awareness to ensure that people get the care, consideration and advice they need when it comes to issues such as Dementia, and Lasting Powers of Attorney. Head of Private Client department Louise...
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Wed, 27/09/2017 - 15:15
Two of Rochdale’s most long established firms, AST Hampsons LLP and Hudson & Taylor are joining forces to bring together over 250 years of history and shared values, serving the local community.   AST Hampsons LLP will continue, but will incorporate Peter Miller from Hudson & Taylor with...
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Tue, 26/09/2017 - 08:00
Louise Salisbury from AST Hampsons based in Rochdale and Bury has joined fellow members of Solicitors for the Elderly in warning against proposals to turn the LPA registration process fully digital. An LPA is a powerful legal document that allows a person to appoint trusted individuals to make...