Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

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.

Posted on: 20/01/2014

The family law team at MyMediation, the mediation service run by Winston Solicitors, have launched their new video to explain the family mediation process.

Posted on: 17/12/2013

The staff at Winston Solicitors once again bought and collected presents for the Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal.  The aim of the appeal is to ensure that no child in the Leeds area wakes up without a gift on Christmas morning. Every penny raised locally stays in the local area.

Posted on: 20/11/2013

A team from Winston Solicitors completed the Leeds Abbey Dash and raised over £370 for Alzheimer's Research UK.

Posted on: 04/11/2013

The Patrons’ Evening at the St Gemma’s 13th Annual Art Exhibition was a great mixture of chatter, tinkling of glasses and the lovely sound of the cash register working overtime.


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