Category: News


Pilgrim Fathers Lecture 2018

The Pilgrim Fathers lecture is jointly hosted by Plymouth Law Society and The University of Plymouth and was organised by Steven Hudson, Law Society Council Member for the West Country and Gwent (and our senior partner). A prominent and celebrated annual event in the legal profession calendar, the Pilgrim Fathers lecture commemorates the Pilgrim Fathers […]

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How can you avoid delays in conveyancing?

With improvements in technology and electronic communication the conveyancing process should be getting faster. This is true for many parts of the process with time delays in obtaining information from the Land Registry and (most) Local Authorities being drastically reduced. Despite this the average conveyance does not seem to be getting quicker.  In many instances […]

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Charity Update

On Saturday 23rd June an intrepid Gard & Co. team braved extreme temperatures to complete a 5K Inflatable Run in aid of our charity of the year, Friends and Families of Special Children. No content with a mere run of 5k, the course was littered with inflatable obstacles.  Not small obstacles – massive ones! Some […]

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Charity Leg Waxing

Every year Gard & Co select a local charity to support and this year they are proud to be raising funds and awareness for Friends & Families of Special children. The charity could not get much more local, being located only about 200 metres from our office in Bretonside. You can find out more about […]

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Another New Year – Another New Partner

Gard & Co. goes from strength to strength with Simon Mole joining the partnership on 2nd January 2018. Simon joined Gard & Co.’s commercial department in 2014. He specialises in the sale and acquisition of companies and unincorporated businesses, company reorganisations and management buy-outs and advises on a wide range of commercial agreements, such as […]

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Best Plymouth Law Graduate

Gard & Co. have  long recognised the importance of nurturing and encouraging the next generation of Plymouth lawyers. For more than twenty years they have sponsored the Best Law Graduate prize at the University of Plymouth. This year’s recipient is Jacob Cunningham, pictured with Rachel Shoheth, partner of Gard & Co, who was presented with his […]

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Appointment to the Law Society Council

Gard & Co’s Managing Partner, Steven Hudson, has recently been appointed to the Law Society National Council. The Council was set up to govern the Law Society under its Royal Charter.  Its function is to agree the strategic direction of the Society’s work.  This includes the annual business plan, budget and changes to policies and […]

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WELL DONE TEAM!

Our intrepid team completed the Plymouth Legal Walk to raise money for local advice services on a very wet October evening! The walk was organised by the South West Legal Support Trust, whose aim is to improve access to justice for the most vulnerable in society by raising funds and distributing them to organisations that support […]

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900 Mile Charity Cycle Ride

In August, member of staff, Royston Wood rode the London-Edinburgh-London Audax UK cycle ride to help raise funds for the firm’s charity of the year, the RNLI. The 900 mile route was roughly the same length as Land’s End to John O’Groats, a popular endurance cycling challenge across the entire length of mainland Britain, which […]

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Gard & Co Secure Top Accreditation

Gard & Co were one of the first firms in the country to achieve accreditation under The Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) and have just secured their accreditation for the sixth successive year. The CQS was established in 2011 to provide a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. The scheme is intended to […]

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