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Congratulations to Conall Ryan, recently qualified as Fellow of Agricultural Law Association

Authored by cw1
Posted: Thu, 03/05/2020 - 3:58pm

At Gilbert Stephens Solicitors, we are always eager to promote and encourage the career development of our staff. We are therefore delighted to announce that Conall Ryan, Chartered Legal Executive from our Crediton office, has recently qualified as a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association.

Conall has over fifteen years of legal experience and specialises in Private Client matters such as full estate administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax planning, trusts and Court of Protection work. As well as being a fully accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly,...

Gilbert Stephens at the Devon and Somerset Law Society Legal Awards 2019

DASLS Legal Awards Success

Gilbert Stephens Solicitors are very proud to announce that the firm received recognition at the Devon and Somerset Law Society Legal Awards 2019.

Gilbert Stephens were finalists last night in two categories, winning the Corporate Social Responsibility award and being presented with a ‘Highly Commended’ Law Firm of the Year (11+ Partners) award.

The Legal Awards ceremony on Thursday 4th April was hosted by the Devon and Somerset Law Society (DASLS) at Exeter Cathedral. The venue was the perfect accompaniment to the relaxed but distinguished ceremony.


Make a Will Fortnight for FORCE

FORCE Cancer Charity has teamed up with local solicitors to launch its first Make A Will Fortnight campaign.

For two weeks in September Ford Simey, Gilbert Stephens, Kitsons and Tozers – solicitors based in offices across Exeter, East and Mid Devon – will waive their simple will-making fee in return for a donation to FORCE.

The campaign runs from September 11-26 but you can book an appointment now.

During your meeting you can discuss with the solicitor what you would like in your will. Should you need specialist advice your solicitor will quote a separate price for...

Gilbert Stephens YPN event - Tea on the Green

Gilbert Stephens LLP invited the GS Young Professionals Network (YPN) to take a break from their busy schedule on 29th March 2017, to enjoy a hearty breakfast at Tea on the Green in the historic heart of Exeter.

Following the devastating Fire at the Royal Clarence Hotel last winter, the YPN were keen to show their support for nearby local businesses who have been effected by the fire and temporary closure at the time and continuing ongoing rebuilding works.

Jamilah Pringle, Associate Solicitor at Gilbert Stephens says, “Due to the location, the view of the aftermath of the...

FORCE It’s A Knockout returns for third year

It’s big and bouncy. It’s bubbly, wet and wild. It’s great fun. And it raises thousands of pounds for a fantastic cause.

The FORCE Cancer Charity It's A Knockout event is back for a third year.

Topsham Rugby Club on Saturday September 2 is the place to be for a full day of games based on the popular TV show.

There’ll be colourful inflatables, big slides, comical props and plenty of water.

Up to 72 teams of 10 will be tackling the 12-game spectacular, most in whacky fancy dress costumes as businesses, clubs and groups of friends compete to come up with the...

Gilbert Stephens’ Young Professionals Network Event

Authored by Stacy Hill
Posted: Fri, 10/09/2015 - 6:12am

On Thursday 24th September, members of the Gilbert Stephens’ Young Professionals Network gathered at Exeter’s newest restaurant and cool cocktail bar, Circa 1924, for the chance to catch up with some familiar faces as well as welcome new ones for a long lunch.

The friendly and informal networking group enjoyed exclusive use of the 1920s inspired venue and enjoyed one (or maybe two) prohibition inspired cocktails from its moonshiner bar.

Steve Wadham, YPN regular from Thompson Jenner accountants, says: “Each event I go to is always different and I really enjoy being able to...

Gilbert Stephens expands conveyancing team

Authored by Stacy Hill
Posted: Fri, 06/26/2015 - 8:22am

Gilbert Stephens LLP, has expanded its conveyancing team following the recruitment of Alison Parker, a qualified conveyancer with 25 years industry experience. Our multi-role practice with five offices in Devon, welcomes Alison to its Exeter office in Southernhay.

Originally from the Midlands, Alison started her career as a trainee at Clarke Wilmot in Bristol, following the completion of her law degree. Since then she has worked at a number of firms in the South West, covering commercial and residential property law.

As part of the conveyancing team at Gilbert Stephens,...

Gilbert Stephens say hello to the Nello

Authored by Stacy Hill
Posted: Thu, 06/04/2015 - 3:55pm

For the third year, Devon based Solicitors, Gilbert Stephens, is entering a team for the Nello, as well as sponsoring the event and supplying a band of volunteers to help on the day. On June 28th teams of cyclists will head off on the Nello 57 or 100 mile bike ride across the county, to raise much needed funds for FORCE cancer charity.

Around 1500 cyclists will start the ride at Topsham Rugby Club and will make their way up through Devon, to Tiverton Morchard Road, Crediton and all the way back to the finish line in Topsham. The aim of the day is to come together to raise money to...

An ‘eggsellent’ way to start the day

Authored by Stacy Hill
Posted: Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:47am

On Wednesday 11th February, Gilbert Stephens LLP is hosting another Great Devon Breakfast in aid of local cancer charity, FORCE.

This popular event, which forms part of a county-wide fundraising campaign, will be held at the City Gate Hotel on the corner of St David’s Hill and Bartholomew Street East and starts at 8am. Breakfast costs £8 and includes a choice of Eggs Benedict or Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon* with tea or coffee and a glass of orange juice.

Philip Luckham, CEO for Gilbert Stephens, comments: “FORCE is one of our nominated charities of the year for the...

Exeter's Young Professionals' festive frolics for youth homelessness

So who’s up for some fun festive frolics? Why not join the growing gang of Santa lookalikes and elf impersonators shimmying 100ft down the Princesshay Car Park in central Exeter for Exeter YMCA’s fifth charity Santa Abseil, sponsored by Gilbert Stephens and Attention Media.

Due to take place on Saturday 6 December, all money raised will help the YMCA continue to provide a home to over 40 young people and the support that they need to see a brighter future.

Isabel Bertram from Gilbert Stephens said: “We have recruited an eager team of Santas from Gilbert Stephens’ Young...