Winston Solicitors LLP news archive
Located in North Leeds, our diverse practice has enjoyed 10 successive years of growth. We are currently looking for suitable applicants for the following role: PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR – MATERNITY COVER Private Client solicitor for maternity cover to commence 1st July 2013 to manage an existing case load of will, trust and probate clients. Please apply to us in the strictest of confidence. No agencies. For further details and a full job description please click here. Karen Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org - 0113 320 5000 Closing date: Friday 17th May 2013 Winston Solicitors...
There were tasty treats to be enjoyed at Winston Solicitors. The firm took part in Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids appeal, which raises money for the children’s charity, CLIC Sargent. An ice cream van arrived with ice-creams expertly served by Rich Williams and Naomi Kent, Radio Aire’s resident breakfast show hosts. All the money raised from the ice-cream donations will go to the charity. To round off the event, Winston Solicitors held ‘Bake-Off’ which raised over £100. Staff brought in cakes they’d baked and everyone donated money to taste and vote...
Winston Solicitors LLP recently took part in a mock employment tribunal along with Harrowells Solicitors from York. The mock tribunal was hosted by the University of York’s Management School in partnership with North Yorkshire branch of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The aim was to show business leaders and HR professionals how to minimise the risk of tribunal claims, improve preparation for tribunals and enhance their chances of successfully defending tribunal claims. Marie Walsh, Head of Employment at Winston Solicitors, co-produced the tribunal and even...
We are pleased to announce that we are now authorised to provide accredited CPD training courses suitable for legal professionals for the purposes of the SRA's CPD scheme. Having previously run a number of free courses and seminars at Winston's, in the future, staff and other legal professionals attending relevant courses can gain points needed for their continued learning.
Winston Solicitors took part again in this year’s Radio Aire and Magic 828 Cash for Kids Christmas appeal. Our staff donated over £250 worth of gifts to the cause. Our Private Client solicitor Joanna Longfellow and Alexia from our web team delivered this year’s car load of toys and gifts to Radio Aire. Rich and Naomi from Radio Aire’s breakfast show kindly posed for the photo with some of the donated toys. All the donated toys will now be distributed across Leeds to children who would not otherwise be receiving a Christmas present this year.
Hot off the press, the final calendar featuring winning entries from children and young people from the Leeds Community is now on sale! Earlier in the year, St Gemma’s Hospice and Winston Solicitors launched a 2013 calendar competition, which was open to all children and young people across Leeds. The winning pictures were chosen by a panel of three comprising of Kerry Jackson, Chief Executive at St Gemma’s Hospice, Chris Sheldrake, winner of the 2011 St Gemma’s art exhibition ‘best in show’, and Jonathan Winston, Managing Partner of Winston Solicitors....
The Winston Solicitors Commercial Department has recently strengthened its team by appointing three new experienced solicitors as department heads. Ian Furness joins as Head of Dispute Resolution, Matthew Walsh is Head of Commercial Property and Marie Walsh joins as Head of Employment law. With these strategic new appointments Winston Solicitors can offer a considerably enhanced service to their business clients as each solicitor brings a wealth of legal as well as commercial experience to department. We are holding an employment update seminar on Wednesday 5 December from 8am where you will...
Once again the Patrons’ Evening at the St Gemma’s Annual Art Exhibition was a great success. Winston Solicitors sponsored the evening where guests enjoyed viewing the fantastic range of artwork and sampled tasty canapés. Throughout the four day exhibition, visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece of work for the Suzanne Winston Award for Best in Show. This is an annual award presented by Jonathan Winston from Winston Solicitors on the final afternoon of the exhibition. This year Neil McBride was delighted to receive the award for his work, and especially surprised as...
For the second year running, two members of staff from Winston Solicitors, in Roundhay, went to talk to pupils at Woodkirk Academy in Wakefield during the school’s Annual Careers Fair. Joanna Longfellow, a private client solicitor, along with colleague Hannah Snellin, a litigation executive, chatted to students from Years 11 to 13. After the 500 students visited the careers event, the sixth form students were invited to attend law classes, where the Winston Solicitors team held a question and answer session. This gave the students an opportunity to gain a valuable insight into the legal...
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