Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

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.

Posted on: 19/09/2013

Over 30 different businesses from across Yorkshire were in the audience of a live ‘mock’ employment tribunal hosted by Winston Solicitors LLP this month.

Posted on: 02/09/2013

We are pleased to announce the promotion of two of our senior employees. Marie Walsh, Head of Employment, and Sally Clark, Head of Family, have recently been promoted to partners. Both are specialist solicitors in their fields and the move will enhance the current structure of our firm.

Posted on: 14/08/2013

Marie Walsh has appeared on BBC Radio Leeds to discuss the law surrounding the employment of migrant workers.


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