Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

Posted on: 31/01/2012

Winston Solicitors LLP is celebrating after winning a quality standard award!

Posted on: 03/01/2012

Winston Solicitors continues to expand its legal team with a new appointment. David King has recently joined the firm, though not through the traditional route.

Posted on: 16/12/2011

Solicitor Ralph Ross recently retired after 53 years of practice. He began his working life in November 1958 at J Bryan Smith & Co, a firm which was eventually taken over in 1996 by Ian Gillis & Co. In December 2008 he joined our legal team.

Posted on: 15/12/2011

This year Winston Solicitors joined in with the Radio Aire and Magic 828’s Cash for Kids Christmas Appeal. Staff donated gifts and also encouraged neighbouring businesses to drop off gifts at their office on Street Lane.

Posted on: 07/12/2011

We are seeking to recruit a new to one year qualified Solicitor to join our Wills and Probate department.


Posted on: 07/12/2011

We require an experienced part time receptionist.


Posted on: 29/11/2011

It is a sad truth that many children in Leeds will wake up on Christmas morning with not a single present to open. This Christmas we’re supporting the Radio Aire and Magic 828’s Cash for Kids Christmas Appeal.

Posted on: 16/11/2011

Winston Solicitors took part in a fundraising initiative for Breast Cancer Haven. On a designated Thursday in October, staff were invited to ‘Bring a pound to work day’ and succeeded in raising of £36 to send to the charity.

Posted on: 31/10/2011

Seven employees from Winston Solicitors had a novel twist to Halloween today when they literally rolled up their sleeves and each gave a pint of blood.

Posted on: 12/10/2011

Practice Manager, Jean Kennedy, and Family Solicitor, Joanna Wrigley, went back to school last week but this time they were the ones being called ‘Miss’.


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