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Okehampton Agricultural Show 2016

17th August 2016

The annual Okehampton Agricultural Show was lucky to be held on a glorious day this year and local law & financial services firm Gilbert Stephens met many of the shows visitors offering them a refreshing glass of PIMMS, strawberries & cream or a locally sourced pasty. Visitors could enter a prize draw for a John Deere pedal tractor and this was won by an Okehampton resident for her young son. The team from Gilbert Stephens saw strong support from existing clients and met many potential new clients, for both Legal and Financial aspects of the business. The firm looks forward to its attendance at the Chagford show later in August.

Honiton Agricultural Show 2016

14th August 2016

The 126th annual Honiton Agricultural Show was blessed with glorious weather this year and regular attendees Gilbert Stephens met many of the shows visitors offering them a refreshing glass of PIMMS, strawberries & cream or a locally sourced pasty. Visitors could enter a prize draw for a John Deere pedal tractor and this was won by a Feniton resident for her young son. The team from Gilbert Stephens saw strong support from existing clients and met many potential new clients, for both Legal and Financial aspects of the business. The firm looks forward to its attendance at the Okehampton and Chagford shows later in August.

Gilbert Stephens staff take part in FORCE Nello cycle ride

7th July 2016

A group from Gilbert Stephens including solicitors, support staff, management and Financial Services rode the 55 mile course of this years FORCE, Devon’s Cancer Charity, The Nello to help raise funds for this extremely valuable charity. Its work in supporting those affected by cancer, including relatives of sufferers is seen as vital in the fight against this terrible disease.

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Christmas Opening Hours 2015

29th December 2015

We wish all our clients, prospective clients and contacts a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Our offices will be closed from 5pm on Friday 23 December 2016 until 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

Supreme Court ruling – does it open the floodgates to claims from the past?

12th November 2015

In a ruling by the Supreme Court on 11 March Kathleen Wyatt was given permission to make a claim for a financial order against her former husband Dale Vince, even though they separated in the mid 1980’s and were divorced in 1982. It is by no means certain that she will be successful but the case underlines the fact there is no time limit for ex-spouses to apply to a court for a financial settlement following a divorce – however weak their claim may appear to be.

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