News

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Tue, 15/12/2020 - 09:40
After an unprecedented year the staff at AST got behind the annual initiative to support and donate gifts to children living in poverty. Recognising that this Christmas might be tougher as a result of the pandemic and effect on families, Zoe Clough, Partner, co-ordinated the office wide effort and...
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Mon, 30/11/2020 - 10:06
Good Divorce Week is an annual campaign that aims to promote practical and constructive ways for separating parents to put the needs of their children first. Organised by Resolution, which is made up of more than 6,500 family lawyers and other professionals, this campaign focuses around the...
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Wed, 21/10/2020 - 08:57
AST Hampsons were really proud to have had one of our longest serving members of staff, Liz Anker selected as a contributor to Rochdale’s Find Your Space art project.   The artwork will be displayed on the side of building at 21 Baillie Street for the next year together with many other images from...
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Fri, 02/10/2020 - 11:30
AST Hampsons are delighted to announce that Hamza Tahir has qualified into the firms Commercial Department. Hamza has trained with the firm for 2 years working closely with the local community assisting SME and investors. Commenting on Hamza’s qualification, Senior Partner Peter Taylor says: “It is...
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Thu, 09/07/2020 - 15:55
We have received reports of fraudsters impersonating our firm, using a similar name, incorporating ‘AST’ and contacting people to attempt to gain instructions to deal with claims for Road Traffic Accidents and Personal Injury. The calls are from a range of different numbers and area codes. We have...
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Thu, 21/05/2020 - 18:25
The last few weeks have seen huge changes in the way we live our lives. The pace has been so fast that many are struggling to keep up with events. How to make a will and adhere to social distancing For England & Wales The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis has caused a surge of interest in making...
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Fri, 01/05/2020 - 13:58
A few months ago none of us would have envisaged working under the conditions we find ourselves now. It has been a steep learning curve over the last few weeks but on reflection we are pleased with what we have achieved and the way in which the team at AST Hampsons has responded to ensure that we...
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Mon, 27/04/2020 - 13:31
It is estimated that about 60% of the adult population do not have a Will and not surprisingly The Telegraph reports that Will and Lasting Power of Attorney instructions are up by 30%. Difficult times are upon us but we are finding new ways of working so that matters can be progressed whilst...
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Tue, 03/03/2020 - 12:16
Read the 'Solicitors for the Elderly' article on the costs of care home fees and options available if you do not want to sell your home to pay for your care fees. https://sfe.legal/care-home-fees/  
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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...