Winston Solicitors LLP news archive

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.



Posted on: 12/05/2011

One of our Employment solicitors James Stephenson, has recently been elected as area chairman for Roundtable Area 32 in the Yorkshire Dales.



Posted on: 06/05/2011

Charity update: Three months on, after 30 brave participants walked across a bed of fire, all the sponsor money has been counted. Winston Solicitors, along with 10 other businesses, wanted to raise £10,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds.



Posted on: 09/03/2011

Wendy Scarr has recently joined our Private Client department. A STEP qualified solicitor, she is experienced at drafting complex wills, creating trusts and conducting probate work for high net worth individuals.



Posted on: 11/02/2011

The temperature rose on Thursday evening when a brave team walked over fire in an attempt to raise £10,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds.



Posted on: 10/02/2011

Anthony Conway, who has over 50 years experience as a solicitor in Leeds has retired, with a party held in his honour last week.



Posted on: 28/01/2011

Congratulation to UHC Cougars who have won the intra-communal 5-a-side football tournament for the second successive year after beating BHH in the final.

The lads and dads team are sponsored by Winston Solicitors!



Posted on: 15/11/2010

The St Gemma’s 10th Annual Art Exhibition got off to an encouraging start with the patrons’ evening sponsored by Winston Solicitors.



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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