Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

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’.



Posted on: 06/09/2011

Partner Gary Caplan has recently advised Benelux owners in the sale of their shares in CCI Distribution Limited, a distributer of data storage and multimedia products based in Harrogate.



Posted on: 30/08/2011

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our dear friend and colleague Lys Chadwick, who passed away on 21st August after a two year battle against cancer.



Posted on: 18/08/2011

There was a different dress code in the office when a group of ladies put on their finest dresses, topped with the obligatorily fashion item for the summer, the fascinator, and went to join in the fun at Ladies Day at York Racecourse.



Posted on: 09/06/2011

The big top came to town when the staff at Winston Solicitors were treated to a Circus Skills evening at their office in Roundhay. The team building event was held to challenge and motivate the Winston  Solicitors staff.



Posted on: 26/05/2011

Armed with all sorts of trivia a team from Winston Solicitors took part against 14 other businesses in a Big Quiz in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice.



Posted on: 19/05/2011

Winston Solicitors are amongst the first in the country to secure membership to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) - the mark of excellence for the home buying process.



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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