Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

Posted on: 04/03/2015

Wednesday 4 March: Leeds Mencap Apprentice - Team Winston launch day

When Leeds Mencap approached us to take part in their Apprentice Challenge, it was an opportunity to be grabbed. And what better way to start the fundraising ball rolling than with a team photo - in a ball pool!

Posted on: 02/03/2015

Three Roundhay residents were recently presented with prizes following their correct entries being drawn in a quiz run by Winston Solicitors The ‘How Yorkshire Are You?’ Quiz invited participants to identify four local landmar

Posted on: 24/11/2014

Winston Solicitors LLP continue to build on their expansion and growth with the appointment of four new Partners to their Private Client and Commercial teams.

Posted on: 28/10/2014

It is testament to the volunteers and team at St Gemma’s Hospice that their Annual Art Exhibition continues to attract fantastic artists and so many visitors.  Listening to the buzz and chatter around the room brings home how much of a well-loved event the exhibition has become. 

Posted on: 03/07/2014

Our solicitor mediators Sally Clark and Laura Clapton held a 'mock' family mediation event for family solicitors.

Posted on: 02/05/2014

Over 100 guests came to the Winston Solicitors open evening to celebrate the new office at 4 Park Place Leeds. With delicious canapes and glasses filled, managing partner Jonathan Winston thanked everyone for coming and reflected on the growth of the firm.

Posted on: 30/04/2014

The commercial property team at Winston Solicitors recently acted for Leeds based A & K Hosiery who completed the purchase of a substantial warehouse unit on Geldard Road. The 25,000 sq ft premises forms part of an investment drive designed to take A & K Hosiery to the next level.

Posted on: 14/03/2014

Winston Solicitors LLP is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Leeds city centre – at 4 Park Place. The firm has grown steadily since it was established in 2002, but the opening of the city centre office is not just to relieve the pressure on the Street Lane headquarters.

Posted on: 27/02/2014

We are delighted to be confirmed as continuing to meet the requirements of the Law Society’s Lexcel standard.  Lexcel is a management quality mark which is a recognised accreditation scheme, providing clients with assurance that the practice meets high professional, client care, and business mana

Posted on: 30/01/2014

We were once again delighted to particpate Make a Will month. In return for creating a Will, without charge, clients made donations to St Gemma's Hospice in Leeds.


Reintroduction of employment tribunal fees?

In a surprising announcement, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has confirmed that it may reintroduce fees for employment tribunal claims.  This would be a surprising U-turn by the government which was criticised for its tribunal fee structure which was introduced in 2013.  The fee structure was decl

Inheritance tax changes

The recent Budget saw the Chancellor announce reforms to Inheritance Tax rules which were widely expected following the Conservative Party’s General Election victory.  Currently, a married couple are able to access allowances of £325,000 each, which can be doubled up and applied as a single allow

Grandmother with Grandchild

The Prime Minister David Cameron has recently suggested that he would be “happy” to look at plans for so called “granny leave” giving working grandparents the right to take up to 18 weeks of shared paren