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JNP Legal Supports APIL’s Injury Awareness Week: Advocating for a Future Without Needless Injuries

JNP Legal is proud to support Injury Awareness Week, organised by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). APIL, a not-for-profit campaign group, has been dedicated to securing justice for ...
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JNP Legal Welcomes New Commercial Property Lawyer and Announces Team Expansion

We are delighted to announce the addition of Alisa Smith to our team at JNP Legal as a Commercial Lawyer. Alisa brings 20 years of experience in both residential and ...
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Dylan Thomas

Congratulations to Dylan Thomas: Our Newest Qualified Solicitor at JNP Legal

We are delighted to announce that Dylan Thomas has officially qualified as a solicitor at JNP Legal. Dylan's journey with us began in August 2020 when he joined our Care ...
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Rebecca Rees 2wish Business Ambassador

JNP Legal Proudly Announces Director’s Role as Business Ambassador for 2wish Cymru

JNP Legal is delighted to announce that Rebecca Rees, one of our directors, has taken on the role of Business Ambassador for the charity 2wish Cymru. This new position was ...
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Rhiannon Stevenson Compliance Officer for Property, Law Society Risk and Compliance accreditation – Foundation level

JNP Legal Celebrates Dual Milestones: Achievement and Commitment to Legal Excellence

JNP Legal is pleased to announce the achievement of Rhiannon Stevenson, Compliance Officer of our property team, in obtaining the Law Society Risk and Compliance accreditation - Foundation level. This ...
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Sam Hoyland Client Services Manager

JNP Legal’s Sam Hoyland Shortlisted for Cambrian Training Apprenticeship Awards 2024

We're delighted to announce that Sam Hoyland, JNP Legal's Client Services Manager, has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Individual of the Year category in the Cambrian Training Apprenticeship Awards 2024. ...
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Be Proactive – Protect You and Your Loved Ones

It is important to implement legal safeguards to protect your assets and your loved ones. Many of us avoid talking about these subject matters and when the time comes, it ...
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JNP Supporting the Merthyr Half Marathon

Local Expert Solicitors Supporting the Merthyr Tydfil Half Marathon. JNP Legal is a regional law firm, which was established in Merthyr Tydfil in 1981. Over the decades that have followed, ...
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JNP Legal Expands Presence with New Office in Pontyclun

We are delighted to announce that we have opened our latest office in the vibrant town of Pontyclun. This expansion marks our fourth office, further solidifying our commitment to serving ...
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Joint Ownership, Severance & Right to Occupy

Joint Ownership, Severance & Right to Occupy   In England and Wales, there are two ways in which a person can own land and property, legally and beneficially.   Legal ...
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PIPs – a discussion with Tony Williams, Solicitor and Managing Director at JNP Legal

Tell us about the recent Conference where you spoke about PIPs… The Police Federation of England and Wales recently held a National Conference on Post Incident Procedures (PIP) following Death ...
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LPAs – who will make decisions when you can’t?

Why would you recommend that people don't delay when it comes to making LPAs? Physical and mental impairment can occur at any time, at any age (it is not just ...
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Wills – Why Lifetime Planning is so important

Why would you recommend that people don’t delay when it comes to making their Wills? If you do not have a Will, the intestacy rules determine who inherits your estate. ...
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Changes to Legal Aid – Care

Changes to Legal Aid for Care Matters Changes to Legal Aid came into force on the 1st May 2023 which mean that more people can now get legal aid for ...
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JNP Sponsorship of Girls Football Team

At JNP Solicitors we are delighted to join activ in supporting the girls team with sponsorship. Rebecca Rees a Director at JNP Solicitors and a Mum at the school said, ...
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Trust Registration – Trustees must take urgent action

Trust Registration - Trustees must take urgent action. There has been a widening of the scope of the online Trust Registration Service (TRS) as a result of the Fifth Money ...
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Whose fault is it anyway?

Whose fault is it anyway? The 6 th April 2022 heralds a significant change in the law governing divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships in England and Wales; until today ...
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Negligence and Duty of Care in Sport

Guest blogger, and University of Gloucester Lecturer in Law Matt Beecham, provides us with an assessment of the likelihood of a successful claim in negligence against a sporting governing body. ...
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Buying a Property with an old loft conversion – do I need to worry about Planning Permission or Building Control?

Changes are being introduced in England aimed at reforming the Planning system there which includes a relaxing of Planning provisions relating to extensions and loft conversions. Property Solicitor Rachel Church ...
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A Change to the Law on Wills

A CHANGE TO THE LAW ON WILLS Solicitor Rachael McCarthy-Jones considers the developments to the law on wills. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic there has been an increase in ...
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New Help Hub For The Seriously Injured

Solicitor Kate Morey  provides an overview of the new Association of Personal Injury Lawyers’ Severe Injury Help Hub.   The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) are a not-for-profit organisation representing ...
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Stamp Duty Holiday – Property Market Boost

Solicitor Rachel Church considers the Stamp Duty Holiday in England and Northern Ireland. On Wednesday 8 July 2020, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak,  announced  a temporary reduction in Stamp Duty Land tax ...
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Publication of JNP Legal Covid-19 Risk Assessment

Please be assured that the safety of you and our staff are of the utmost importance to us.  That is why we are publishing our Covid-19 risk assessment and are ...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF LIFE PLANNING – Are Your Affairs in Order?

Evelyn James, a Solicitor from JNP Legal Life Planning Team explores the importance of having a valid and up to date Will, particularly in the current unprecedented situation we all ...
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Keep Calm and Make the Most of It!

Crime Solicitor Lewys Dymond gives us a glance into his life in lock down, and provides some useful tips on things to do to keep ourselves occupied.   Not that ...
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New Tax Rules – Up to a Million Pounds Can Be Left to Children Without Paying Inheritance Tax

Solicitor Rachael McCarthy Jones considers the new tax rules which mean couples can now leave up to £1,000,000.00 to their children without paying Inheritance Tax.   The 6th April 2020 saw ...
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Protection From Domestic Violence During Lockdown

Head of the Family Team at JNP Legal, Lee Davies, considers the issue of domestic violence during lockdown.   Victims of domestic violence often find it difficult to report the ...
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How Will Coronavirus Impact Child Arrangement Orders?

How Will Coronavirus Impact Child Arrangement Orders? Please note that this article was produced on 25th March 2020 at 12:10pm, and is subject to change in line with the daily Government announcement. ...
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Lockdown – What are the new powers for testing and treatment?

Lockdown – What are the new powers for testing and treatment? The internet and social media are awash with all sorts of stories and statements as to what powers now exist ...
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Can I Make a Will Whilst in Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’?

Can I Make a Will Whilst in Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’?   The outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), will no doubt highlight to many the importance of having an up-to-date Will in ...
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Government Guidance Issued on House Moves – Covid-19 Pandemic

Government Guidance Issued on House Moves – Covid-19 Pandemic   The current Covid-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing provisions have had a big impact on the housing market. This comes after ...
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Why Lasting Powers Of Attorney Are So Important – Misconceptions and Practical Considerations

Why Lasting Powers Of Attorney Are So Important – Misconceptions and Practical Considerations   Have you ever stopped to consider who would make decisions for you in relation to your ...
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JNP Legal Covid-19 update 03/04/2020

Here at JNP Legal, we’ve been actively monitoring the situation with regard to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our top priority is to ensure the welfare of our employees whilst ...
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JNP Legal Covid-19 update for our Clients and Contacts

Here at JNP Legal, we've been actively monitoring the situation with regard to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our top priority is to ensure the welfare of our employees whilst ...
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How much is a Personal Injury Claim Worth?

How much is my personal injury claim worth? We here at JNP Legal are specialists when it comes to personal injury claims. Our Nelson office is a corporate member of ...
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Conveyancing – How soon can I move into my home?

My offer has been accepted but how long will it take before I can move into my new home? Once an offer has been accepted, the estate agents prepare the ...
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How the Motor Insurers’ Bureau might help you

How the Motor Insurers’ Bureau might help you Whilst it is compulsory for all vehicles to have motor insurance not all drivers comply with this legal requirement. Where such drivers ...
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Same Roof’ rule abolished

Same Roof’ rule abolished allowing victims to reapply Published by Ministry of Justice on 13 June 2019 Why? In July 2018 the Court of Appeal decided that the ‘same-roof’ rule ...
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