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February 12, 2020
Pupils’ kit tops the table after netting partnership with Watsons Solicitors

A Warrington law firm has strengthened its community links by sponsoring a primary school football team.   Youngsters turning out to represent Bewsey Lodge Primary School’s football team will wear strips bearing the Watsons Solicitors logo after the business offered its support.

February 11, 2020
New legal right to paid parental bereavement leave

Expert commentary by Cheshire employment law expert Latham Parry. From April 2020 working parents who suffer the death of a child under the age of 18 years are set to be entitled to two weeks’ paid bereavement leave. The UK Government has said that this will be the most generous offer on parental bereavement pay […]

January 24, 2020
Warrington law firm scores new sponsorship

A Warrington-based firm of solicitors has thrown its support behind the town’s learning disability Rugby League (LDRL) team.   The move by Watsons Solicitors strengthens the law firm’s partnership with the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation, which works with the LDRL club. The Watsons Solicitors logo will adorn the team’s jerseys throughout 2020.

January 9, 2020
Veganism tribunal decision should increase employer awareness

A tribunal decision that ethical veganism can be recognised as a philosophical belief has marked an interesting start to the New Year. A Judge sitting at the Norwich Employment Tribunal ruled that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief protected by discrimination legislation. The ruling was the result of a case brought by Jordi Casamitjana who alleged […]

January 6, 2020
Warrington solicitors smash fundraising target during annual Will Week event

Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors has doubled its previous fundraising record during its annual drive to encourage people to write a will. As part of its yearly Will Week event, Watsons are on course to generate almost £4,000 in donations to the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. Will Week, which runs every November, allows people to receive a free […]

December 4, 2019
Organisers hope to go one better as business awards to return for 2020

An awards event celebrating the best of business across Warrington is to return in 2020. The fourth biennial Warrington Business Awards will take place next year to toast the great and the good of the area’s business community. After a record-breaking event in 2018, organisers are encouraging even more organisations to put their names forward for a […]

November 4, 2019
While well intentioned, mediation for family law may not be the answer

Legal aid statistics released by the Ministry of Justice have revealed that Mediation starts increased by 22 per cent between April and June 2019 compared to the same quarter last year. Mediation has been a compulsory requirement in family matters since the government introduced the dramatic reduction in the scope of legal aid in 2012. This came in […]

October 31, 2019
Warrington solicitors continue to team up with rugby charity as part of Will Week

Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors is once again hoping to convert its support for a charitable cause into valuable funds as part of its annual Will Week event. Will Week, which runs between November 11-15, allows people to receive a free will in return for a donation to the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. The foundation provides life-changing opportunities […]

October 30, 2019
Digital divorce 18 months on – how far has it come?

In May 2018, a new service was launched by the UK Government allowing spouses to apply for divorce proceedings online. Justice minister Lucy Frazer said the changes would ensure people were best supported “through an often difficult and painful time” while moving to online systems would “cut waste, speed up services which can be safely expedited, […]

September 24, 2019
Warrington law firm posts fourth successive double-digit growth

A Warrington law firm has achieved double-digit growth for the fourth consecutive year. The firm of solicitors, which was established more than 60 years ago, has experienced growth across all its main areas of practice including employment law, family law, conveyancing, and wills and probate. Partner and member of the family department Danny Hudson said: […]

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