News

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Fri, 25/11/2016 - 14:00
AST Hampsons has joined a number of organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the Government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).  An LPA is a powerful legal document that allows a person to appoint trusted individuals to make...
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Fri, 21/10/2016 - 09:00
AST Hampsons have opened their doors to the ground floor again at 7 South Parade ten months after the damage caused by the flood in the town centre on Boxing Day 2015... Read the full article at Rochdale Online News 
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Tue, 06/09/2016 - 08:30
A will made by a physically and mentally impaired man in favour of his long-term professional carer and 'supporting landlord' has been overturned in the England & Wales High Court on the grounds of lack of knowledge and approval of its contents... Read the full article on STEP
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Fri, 22/07/2016 - 15:00
​​ Following on from the success of the programme last year Louise Salisbury ,Head of the Probate Department and Sadie Green trainee solicitor attended at Unsworth Cricket Club at the request of the Alzheimer's Society  to present a talk on Legal Aspects of Dementia as part of the Alzheimer's...
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Wed, 13/07/2016 - 09:15
The Family Justice Council has produced detailed guidance on “financial needs” on divorce.  The President of the Family Division has commented that the guide “provides a succinct summary of the law as explained and developed in the leading cases. The guide can be viewed here: http://www.familylaw....
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Tue, 31/05/2016 - 21:00
Once again this year a team from AST Hampsons have run the Manchester 10K for charity! This years team were Louise Salisbury, Head of our Wills and Probate Department, James Taylor, Head of Conveyancing and Sadie Green, Trainee Solicitor. They were raising funds for Bury Hospice this year and are...
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Sun, 27/03/2016 - 08:30
The number of unmarried couples living as a family has risen by 33pc in the last decade - making this the fastest growing family type. Also on the rise are the problems which result when an unmarried partner dies without a will, potentially stranding the survivor without property or other assets....
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Wed, 16/03/2016 - 16:00
Charlotte Peate, AST Hampsons junior cashier has completed her Business Administration Diploma. Charlotte who has been  employed by  AST Hampsons in Rochdale since May last year, did exceptionally well in her GCSE exams gaining 2 A* grade, 5 grade A’s and 2 grade B’s and then went on to college to...
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Thu, 05/11/2015 - 17:15
Anna Murzell has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2015 Rochdale Business Awards for “Business Woman Of The Year”. Commenting on her nomination, James Taylor, Partner at AST Hampsons says: “We are thrilled and very proud of Anna’s nomination for Rochdale’s Business Woman of the Year.  We were...
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Mon, 06/07/2015 - 17:15
AST Hampsons is pleased to announce that a new team has now joined effective from July 2015. The team, who have spent the last 9 years growing and developing Title Transfer Property Lawyers (TTPL) will bring AST Hampsons a breadth of experiences in many fields. This investment will support the firm...