Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

Posted on: 25/05/2016
The Canal Gardens at Roundhay Park in Leeds

Recommendations have become common place in today's on-line world. Even before the internet (remember those days?) word of mouth recommendations were known to be the strongest form of advertising out there.

Posted on: 03/05/2016
Winston Solicitors crowned winners of the Leeds Mencap Apprentice Challenge 2016

Always ready to take on a challenge, the our team threw themselves into the Leeds Mencap Apprentice Challenge for the second year running. The highlight of our fundraising initiatives was a quiz night, which saw over 100 people battling out to be crowned this year’s champions.

Posted on: 12/04/2016
Joanne Roney with Jonathan Winston and Darren Bugg

Joanne Roney OBE, Chief Executive of Wakefield Council spoke to the Yorkshire Managers for their April event. The audience heard an overview of the challenges facing public sector CEO's in the current economic climate.

Posted on: 17/02/2016
Winston Solicitors accept the Leeds Mencap Apprentice Challenge 2016

After proudly picking up second place in the 2015 Leeds Mencap Apprentice Challenge, Winston Solicitors are once again entering the competition for 2016. The first challenge was a photoshoot in the Leeds Mencap ballpool, which everyone was eager to participate in!

Posted on: 09/02/2016
Howard Cohen from Winston Solicitors with Keith Madeley MBE

Mr Yorkshire spoke to a full house of Yorkshire Manager members at the recent event hosted at our city centre office. AKA Keith Madeley MBE, the audience were given an insight into his passion for the railway, becoming Britain's youngest Station Master at the tender age of 21.

Posted on: 18/12/2015
Knitted reindeer for charity raffle in aid of Cash For Kids

Following the annual Winston Solicitors gift collection in aid of the Mission Christmas Appeal for Cash For Kids, a knitted reindeer decided to escape the delivery over to

Posted on: 09/11/2015

We're please to announce we'll be supporting Age UK Leeds through a series of pop-up ‘Will Clinics’ at Age UK. Wills, Trusts and Probate Solicitors Tom Rodgers and Wendy Scarr from our Private Client Department are offering free and trusted advice to associates of the charity.

Posted on: 03/11/2015

The highly anticipated and well-regarded, St Gemma’s Hospice Sale and Art Exhibition returned for another year raising over £20,000 for the hospice.

Posted on: 20/10/2015

It has to be said we were almost tempted to delve into the hamper ourselves, but of course we were delighted to hand over the lovely Yorkshire hamper to the winner of our 'brand Yorkshire' quiz from this year's Brand Yorkshire event at the Yorkshire Showground. 

Posted on: 16/10/2015

Local couple Charlotte Booth and Leon Green were the winners of our recent wedding quiz when they visited our stand at a wedding exhibition. Groom-to-be Leon was delighted to be presented with a voucher from local florists Daisy Chain.


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