Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

Posted on: 02/07/2015

Truly believing in your cause and setting on a journey to make it right may take years of determination, research and historical evidence.

Posted on: 30/06/2015

Five teams took on five challenges during the Winston Solicitors summer staff event. Each round called upon a different skill set to earn the teams points, all competing for first place.

Posted on: 07/05/2015

The staff here at Winston Solicitors recently took part in a fundraising initiative run by Leeds Mencap, a local charity which supports children and adults with learning disabilities.

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.


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