Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

4 Jan 2019

Catherine Haworth gives guidance on the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

Festive Opening Hours 2018

21 Dec 2018

Gabbs wish everybody a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Gabbs are proud to support the Stop the Drop campaign

15 Nov 2018

Stop the Drop is an anti-litter campaign set up by Herefordshire Council which aims to reduce the amount of litter and educate the public to take more responsibility for their waste.

Kerry Wigg talks about the Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order (2018)

13 Nov 2018

The draft Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order (2018) has been put before parliament and, if approved, will give effect to a new banded fee structure for applications for grant of representation to the Probate Registry.

Stamp Duty Land Tax for First Time Buyers

29 Oct 2018

The Chancellor extends cancellation of Stamp Duty Land Tax for first time buyers...

Catherine Haworth joins Gabbs Solicitors

19 Oct 2018

New member of the property team at Gabbs

Jeans for Genes Day

27 Sep 2018

Gabbs Solicitors support Jeans for Genes Day

Trainee Solicitor

5 Sep 2018

Harriet Pugh starts her training contract with Gabbs Solicitors


27 Apr 2018

We are seeking a Residential Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive to join the team at our Hereford office.

Gabbs Spring 2018 Newsletter

27 Apr 2018

Our Spring 2018 newsletter.


9 Mar 2018

Due to expansion we are seeking an experienced Private Client Solicitor or Practitioner to join the team at our Hereford office.

Are you due a refund from the OPG?

5 Mar 2018

If your Lasting or Enduring Power of Attorney was made in England or Wales and was registered between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017 you may be entitled to a partial refund on the application fee. Any refunds must be claimed by 31 January 2021.

Cybercrime - Keeping Your Money Safe

5 Mar 2018

At Gabbs we take the threat of cybercrime extremely seriously. We do our utmost to ensure not only that others are aware of the significant risks posed by cyber fraud but also that client's monies are protected.

10% First Time Buyer Discount

19 Feb 2018

Buying your first home this spring?

Come and see us at Gabbs Solicitors in Leominster for friendly  professional advice and 10% off your legal fees

Gabbs Solicitors Sponsors of Borderlines Film Festival 2018

16 Feb 2018

Gabbs are proud to be sponsoring the screenings of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

Gabbs Solicitors Christmas Opening Hours

8 Dec 2017

Christmas opening hours

New Directors at Gabbs Solicitors

14 Nov 2017

Appointment of 3 new Directors at Gabbs Solicitors

Property Fraud

25 Sep 2017

Jim Lee talks about property fraud.

Will You Support the Courtyard?

11 Aug 2017

The Courtyard are joining forces with Gabbs Solicitors to offer a professional Will writing service during September 2017 in exchange for a donation to The Courtyard charity.

Will Writing Fortnight 2017

1 Aug 2017

Gabbs raise £745 for Royal National College for the Blind during Will Writing fortnight

Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme accreditation

20 Jul 2017

Gabbs Solicitors are now Wills & Inheritance Quality Scheme Accredited.

Hay Festival 2017

8 Jun 2017

Gabbs Solicitors were proud to sponsor a very interesting talk at the Hay Festival by John Simpson who was talking about the World of a Foreign Correspondent

What now for 'No Fault' Divorce?

17 May 2017

Associate Solicitor, John Shurvinton talks about 'no fault' divorces...

Congratulations to our trainee solicitor Oliver Black

12 May 2017

Oliver Black recently graduated as a Master of Science in law with business & management from the University of Law, Chester

Breaking News regarding probate fees!

21 Apr 2017

Breaking News! Government scraps probate fee increases ahead of general election.

Breast Cancer Haven Will Writing Month

30 Mar 2017

Gabbs Solicitors are very proud to have raised £645 in aid of Breast Cancer Haven will writing month.

Gabbs Spring 2017 Newsletter

17 Mar 2017

We are pleased to release our Spring 2017 newsletter

Probate Court Fees Hike

16 Mar 2017

STEP Practitioners (the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners) and Solicitors, Margaret Harrison and Nansi Webb talk about the planned Probate Registry fee hikes.

Vacancy for Senior Residential Conveyancing Solicitor

24 Feb 2017

Long established Herefordshire law firm, Gabbs Solicitors, has a vacancy for a full time Senior Residential Conveyancing Solicitor, due to retirement.   

Gabbs take part in Charity Quiz Night

30 Jan 2017

Three teams from Gabbs Solicitors took part in the Lloyds Bank Big Quiz of the Year in aid of St Michael’s Hospice and Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust on 26th January 2017.

Law Commission Proposals - Covenants

20 Jan 2017

Director, Jim Lee talks about covenants.

Cybercrime - What keeps you awake at night?

18 Jan 2017

Jim Lee, Anne Vincent, Angela Palliser and Harriet Pugh were pleased to attend the 'What Keeps You Awake At Night' cyber crime seminar organized  by Commercial IT Services

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

23 Dec 2016


Gabbs are delighted to be Bronze Corporate Members of Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

Festive Opening Hours

21 Dec 2016

Our offices will be closed for the Christmas break from 1pm on Friday 23rd December.  Normal office hours will recommence on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.


Congratulations to Sue Godwin on her Graduation

23 Sep 2016

Our congratulations go to our own Sue Godwin on graduating as a Paralegal Specialising in Wills, Probate & Administration.

Wills for Breast Cancer Haven

19 Sep 2016

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Gabbs Support Royal National College for the Blind

16 Sep 2016

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George Carter Qualifies as a Solicitor

15 Sep 2016

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A warm welcome to new Trainee Solicitor Oliver Black

5 Sep 2016

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Big Tea raises funds for St Michael's Hospice

21 Jul 2016

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Congratulations to Alice, Jenny & Julia

15 Jul 2016

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Gabbs are delighted to welcome Solicitor, Andrew Perrett

7 Jul 2016

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St Michael's Hospice Big Tea 2016

7 Jul 2016

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Julia donates her locks to The Little Princess Trust

5 Jul 2016

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Hay Festival 2016

7 Jun 2016

Gabbs sponsorship at Hay Festival 2016



Talks at Hereford Sixth Form College

1 Jun 2016

Gabbs Solicitors have recently run successful seminars for students of Hereford Sixth Form College with an interest in the legal profession



Appointment of new Associates

18 May 2016

New Associates appointed at Gabbs Solicitors



Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy

21 Mar 2016

An employee who is dismissed before they have been employed for a period of 2 years cannot usually claim compensation for unfair dismissal or redundancy.



Rights of Cohabiting / Unmarried couples

21 Mar 2016

When cohabiting couples separate their financial rights are very different to those of married couples or civil partners .



Licensing for Landlords and Agents in Wales

2 Mar 2016

Since 23 November 2015, all landlords of residential properties in Wales need to register with Rent Smart Wales and comply with the Housing (Wales) Act 2014


Wills are vital for unmarried couples

1 Mar 2016

A recent case reported in the Law Society Gazette highlights how important it is for co-habitees to have up-to-date wills.


Congratulations to Adrian Jones

26 Feb 2016

Success for Adrian in his first round of LPC exams


Right to Rent, A Guide to Landlords duties

11 Feb 2016

Anne Vincent talks about Landlords duties.

From 1st February 2016 private landlords are required to check that their tenants have permission to live in the UK and therefore have the 'right to rent'


Jeremy Wilding awarded MBE

5 Jan 2016

Many congratulations to our own Jeremy Wilding on being recognised in the New Years Honours List.


Gabbs staff take part in Charity Quiz

4 Dec 2015

Gabbs Solicitors help raise funds for Walking with the Wounded and St Michaels Hospice


New Stamp Duty rates on second homes & buy to lets

4 Dec 2015

Carolyn Theobald explains the new rates of stamp duty that will apply to second homes and buy to lets


Christmas Opening Hours 2015

1 Dec 2015

Wishing everybody a very Happy Christmas


New appointment at Gabbs' Leominster branch

12 Nov 2015

Adrian Jones joins the Private Client team at Gabbs


Parking Ticket challenge dismissed by Supreme Court

11 Nov 2015

Anne Vincent, Director & Solicitor at Gabbs talks about a recent ruling on parking fines


Talk upon Work of the Law Commission

3 Nov 2015

College Hall, Hereford:-  Gabbs Solicitors host Law Commission symposium.


Gabbs host Talk upon Work of the Law Commission

12 Oct 2015

We are delighted to announce that Professor Elizabeth Cooke, who has recently stepped down after a number of years as a Law Commissioner, has kindly agreed to give a talk about the work of the Law Commission. 


Harriet Pugh Graduates

5 Oct 2015

Bachelor of Laws with Honours


Venus Glow 10K Midnight Walk

23 Sep 2015

Gabbs ladies walk in aid of St Michael's Hospice


Solicitors for the Elderly

21 Sep 2015

Nansi Webb becomes Accredited


Gabbs Solicitors offer 10% discount on Wills & LPAs to carers

23 Jul 2015

Carers who hold an 'I Count' card can claim 10% discount on fees for Wills and LPAs.


Sue Godwin passes her final Wills Probate & Administration Exam with flying colours

23 Jul 2015

Congratulations must go to our very own Sue Godwin.


Sue Godwin achieves yet another 100% mark

5 Jun 2015

Not for the first time, our very own Sue Godwin excels.


Gabbs Solicitors raise money for Will Aid

5 May 2015

Gabbs Solicitors are proud to have now raised over £14,000 for Will Aid


Appointment of new Directors at Gabbs Solicitors

21 Apr 2015

Gabbs Solicitors are delighted to announce the appointment of three new Directors; Carolyn Theobald, Nansi Webb and Anne Vincent, all three being highly experienced solicitors.


John Shurvinton talks about The Supreme Court’s Decision in Wyatt -v- Vince

16 Apr 2015

Last month the Supreme Court delivered its decision in the well publicised case of Wyatt -v- Vince.

First Time Buyers Discount

18 Feb 2015

Gabbs Solicitors offer a 10% discount to First Time Buyers.  Please read on for details.

10% Discount to Armed Forces

17 Feb 2015

Gabbs Solicitors offer a 10% discount to Forces personnel.  Please read on for details.

John Shurvinton talks about Centralised Divorce Units

12 Feb 2015

HM Courts and Tribunals Service is currently setting up a network of centralised divorce units across England and Wales. 

Will Aid 2014

14 Jan 2015

Nansi Webb and Helen Kingdon, at our Leominster branch, recently took part in Will Aid 2014 and are delighted to announce a fabulous fundraising total to date of £2,065.

Christmas Opening Hours

12 Dec 2014

Christmas 2014

Armed Forces Discount

2 Dec 2014

Gabbs Solicitors are offering a 10% discount to Forces personnel.  Please read on for details.

Solicitor, Stephanie Monmarché, joins Gabbs' Conveyancing Team

6 Oct 2014

Gabbs Solicitors are delighted to welcome Stephanie Monmarché to their busy conveyancing team. 

Gabbs Solicitors (Leominster) is showing it cares by participating in Will Aid this November.

26 Sep 2014

Grasp the Will Aid opportunity this November– and help Gabbs Solicitors build a better world

Child Maintenance Update

26 Sep 2014

Changes to the Child Maintenance Service were brought into full effect on the 11th of August.

Gabbs Solicitors become a limited company

1 Sep 2014

With effect from 1 September 2014, Gabbs  LLP converted to a Limited Company to become Gabbs Solicitors Limited.


9 Jul 2014

We are delighted to support St Michael's Hospice again this year by hosting BIG TEA events in our Hereford, Leominster and Hay on Wye offices.


Inheritance & Trustees' Powers Act 2014 - Update

6 Jun 2014

Key issues affecting the public

Worryingly, the studies looked at suggested that between half and two thirds of the adult population do not have a will and that it is often the person who most needs a will who dies without one.

Please read on to find out more...


Changes to Child Support

28 May 2014

Are you aware that the old Child Support Agency (CSA) is being phased out and replaced by a new body?


Research shows that most people fail to make appropriate end-of-life plans to the detriment of those they leave behind

21 May 2014

Just over half of Britons are unaware of their partner's final wishes and the majority are not making adequate plans for their own death, according to a study by the Dying Matters Coalition.


Family Law Changes

29 Apr 2014

John Shurvinton, Solicitor at Gabbs LLP, highlights recent changes in Family Law 


Royal National College for the Blind - Make a Will Fortnight

13 Mar 2014

Nansi Webb, Solicitor at our Leominster branch is taking part in ‘Make a Will fortnight’


Will Aid 2013

24 Jan 2014

Nansi Webb and Helen Kingdon, at our Leominster branch, recently took part in Will Aid 2013 and are delighted to announce a fabulous fundraising total to date of £2,930.

Festive Period Opening Hours

4 Dec 2013

We would like to wish everybody a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Green Deal

28 Oct 2013

Everyone is becoming environmentally aware and you may wonder what the latest issues are that could affect your home.  You may also be thinking of carrying out energy-efficient home improvements?

Use a little Will Power and help Gabbs Solicitors build a better world

27 Sep 2013

Gabbs Solicitors are participating in Will Aid this November.

Nansi Webb, of Gabbs LLP, qualifies as a member of 'Solicitors for the Elderly'

28 Aug 2013

Nansi passes entrance test for Solicitors for the Elderly with a score of 100%!

Gabbs Solicitors raise funds for St Michael's Hospice - The Big Tea

27 Aug 2013

Gabbs Solicitors raise £1,050 in aid of St Michael's Hospice

Gabbs Solicitors support St Michael's Hospice - The Big Tea

10 Jul 2013

Gabbs Solicitors are pleased to support St Michael's Hospice BIG TEA month

Manminder Chhoker accepted as member of Resolution

20 May 2013

Gabbs Solicitors are delighted to announce that Manminder Choker, a solicitor in our Family Law department has recently been accepted as a member of Resolution.

Gabbs Solicitors welcome new Practice Manager to the firm

10 May 2013

Gabbs Solicitors have appointed a new Practice Manager. 

Gabbs secures Conveyancing Quality Mark

17 Apr 2013

Gabbs has secured membership to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme - the mark of excellence for the home buying process.

The Green Deal - a new initiative

7 Feb 2013

Our Senior Partner, Jim Lee (pictured) reports on a new initiative to help house owners:-

Gabbs sets new record in Will Aid donations

17 Jan 2013

Nansi Webb, an Associate Solicitor with the firm, reports that Gabbs LLP, has raised over £2600 for nine popular charities

British Airways employee wins landmark discrimination case

16 Jan 2013

The European Court of Human Rights this week has ruled that English courts breached a British woman’s freedom of religion rights to wear a crucifix in the workplace

Newsletter published

27 Nov 2012

We have published our latest newsletter.

Gabbs represented at High Sheriff's service

25 Oct 2012

Gabbs were represented at this month's shrieval service, which was held at Hereford Cathedral, by partner Jeremy Wilding, who is also the Undersheriff for Herefordshire.

Gabbs joins Will Aid Campaign

28 Sep 2012

We are pleased to be taking part in Will Aid’s Make a Will Month. During the month of November, we will write a basic Will without charging our usual fee.  Instead we will invite you to donate to the Will Aid group of charities.

Three Choirs Chairman goes out with a BANG!

18 Jul 2012

The retiring head of the Hereford Three Choirs Festival is certain to end his chairmanship on a bang after solving the problem of how to ensure authentic canon sounds during the performance of the ‘1812 Overture’ at the Festival’s final concert.

Tender Pack – Gwynfynnedd Woodland Caersws Powys

25 Jun 2012

We are pleased to say that the formal Tender Pack for the above property is now available on this website

New rules for landlords' deposits

29 Mar 2012

Gabbs Partner, Simon Freeman, who has extensive experience in the field of landlord and tenant law, reports that new rules concerning deposits on rented properties are about to come into force.

Gabbs exhibit at Business Expo

22 Mar 2012

We were pleased to feature at this year's Business Expo which was held at the Leisure Centre in Hereford on 21 March. We welcomed many visitors to our exhibition stand and were able to tell people about the wide range of legal services which we can offer the people and businesses of Herefordshire, the Welsh Borders and beyond.

Avoiding Property Fraud

12 Mar 2012

Gabbs' solicitor, Melanie Tree, reports that the Land Registry has introduced new measures in an effort to combat property fraud.

Gabbs teams up with Cathedral Perpetual Trust

7 Mar 2012

Gabbs successfully teamed up yesterday with the Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust for a special seminar looking at how we can plan for the future, particularly thinking about the needs not only of our families, but also bearing in mind deserving charities, such as the Perpetual Trust.

Planning for the Future

27 Feb 2012

We will be holding a seminar in conjunction with Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust on Tuesday 6th March to advise people how they may plan for their retirement.

Three New Appointments at Gabbs!

16 Feb 2012

We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new solicitors, one in each of our offices.

An end to first time buyers’ stamp duty relief

16 Jan 2012

The first time buyer’s stamp duty relief period is shortly to come an end. If you are a first time buyer in the process of buying a home, or shortly to consider buying a home, you must move quickly to take advantage of the relief period.

New Year - New Faces!

6 Jan 2012

As we move into the New Year, we are pleased to announce that there will be a number of new faces joining our legal team at Gabbs.


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