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This week at hpjv solicitors

This week at hpjv solicitors we successfully defended a client charged with dishonestly receiving benefits. It is widely acknowledged that the benefits system is not the most straight forward or easy to access. At trial, our Advocates were able to...

hpjv solicitors continue to have success in Court

Just this week our experts in the Criminal Law department successfully defended another client who argued that they had consumed alcohol post driving and as such would have been below the limit at the time they were behind the wheel. Our detailed...

Calls for increased LPA awareness

Calls for increased Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) awareness due to expected rapid rise in dementia numbers According to Alzheimer’s Research – the UK’s leading dementia research charity – the number of people with dementia is...

The Wallich - Contactless donation points

We are delighted to be supporting our Charity of the Year - The Wallich with their new initiative to see donation points set up across Newport. We have a donation point installed in our Banewell Road office window. Please support this amazing charity. To...

You might not care about striking lawyers - but you should

We are already seeing the dreadful effects of legal underfunding, as people are forced to defend themselves with only the vaguest idea of what they’re doing. There is a strike under way that you’ve probably barely heard about, although its...

These are the six new driving laws coming in to effect in 2018

Motoring law changes all the time, but in 2018 there are some pretty big changes afoot. Here are six new changes to the law that will affect each and every one of us, so read up to ensure you stay on the right side of the rules…to find out more ...

Power of attorney fee refund scheme launched

Did you or someone you know register a lasting power of attorney between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017. If you did, you may be entitled to a part refund of the registration fee. The Government announced recently that a refund scheme has been launched....

Welsh Tax Policy Report - Devolved Taxes Update

The Welsh Tax Policy Report, which was published alongside the draft Budget in October 2017, provided indicative tax rates and bands for the two devolved taxes – land transaction tax and landfill disposals tax. It was accompanied by an annex, which...
This week at hpjv solicitors we successfully defended a client charged with dishonestly...
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Just this week our experts in the Criminal Law department successfully defended another client...
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