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November 2, 2021
Warrington solicitors ranked in top three for second straight year

Two solicitors at a leading Warrington law firm have been named by an independent reviewing site as being among the top legal providers in the town for the second year running. Watsons Solicitors’ Danny Hudson and Steve Martin (pictured L-R) have placed in the top three in Warrington in the fields of family law and […]

October 12, 2021
Property buyers should exercise caution when it comes to taking recommendations

A leading Cheshire conveyancing solicitor has urged prospective buyers of new homes to be vigilant when it comes to taking a seller’s recommendation on law firms. It follows the news that a major housebuilder is to scrap contract terms which were written into the sale of its homes and led to significant and unexpected increases […]

September 16, 2021
Restrictive covenants highlight the need to choose an attentive conveyancing solicitor

The possibility of finding awkward restrictive covenants hidden away in the deeds of your house illustrates the need to bring in a conveyancer with high attention to detail and good communication skills, according to a solicitor at a leading Cheshire law firm. While many such regulations might seem like relics of a bygone era, there […]

September 13, 2021
Cheshire solicitor completes mammoth 180-mile cross-Pennine charity ride to Newcastle

Alex, centre of the picture, took part in the ride to raise funds for the Warrington Wolves Foundation. A solicitor at a leading Cheshire law firm has helped raise thousands of pounds for charity by taking part in a 180-mile bike ride up hill and down dale all the way to Newcastle. Alex Mitchell, private […]

July 28, 2021
Deputyships: appoint a professional to avoid family strife

A leading Cheshire Private Client Solicitor believes appointing a professional to manage an individual’s affairs can be one of the best ways to minimise disagreements at an already stressful time. Kristel Clarke, a specialist in Private Client work at Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors, says that while deputyships can be administered by trusted family members, often bringing […]

July 26, 2021
Law firm to sponsor Warrington’s Learning Disability Rugby League side

A leading Cheshire law firm is to sponsor Warrington’s Wolves ground-breaking Learning Disability Rugby League (LDRL) side. Watsons Solicitors has signed up as the team’s shirt sponsor in the run-up to the Rugby League World Cup, which takes place this autumn. LDRL is a modified version of the game for anyone that has a learning […]

July 6, 2021
Watsons Podcast Episode 8: Buying Residential Property

This episode of the Watsons Solicitors podcast features Chris Illingworth, partner and member of the conveyancing department, talking about his role in residential property purchases, with Callum Morgan of fellow Warrington-based business Morgan Williams Commercial Property. Chris discusses the legal process of buying a residential property, what conveyancers do, who they are, and how to […]

July 5, 2021
New report shows benefit of nipping workplace legal problems in the bud

New research into the financial implications of workplace conflict shows the benefit of reviewing contracts and taking advice at an early stage, according to a leading Cheshire employment law firm. Conflict at work costs UK employers more than £1,000 for every employee each year according to research performed for arbitration service Acas. However, Latham Parry, […]

June 29, 2021
Changing of the guard at Watsons Solicitors as Christopher Hanratty retires after 37 years

The managing partner at a leading Warrington law firm is retiring after 37 years at the partnership. Christopher Hanratty, who joined Watsons Solicitors in 1984, specialised in personal injury, employment law and commercial property before becoming managing partner in 2002. Under his leadership, Watsons has navigated multiple recessions and a global pandemic to position itself […]

June 17, 2021
Watsons Podcast Episode 7: Lasting Powers of Attorney

The latest Watsons Solicitors podcast features Kristel Clarke, solicitor and member of the probate department, discussing lasting powers of attorney with Callum Morgan of fellow Warrington-based business Morgan Williams Commercial Property. Kristel talks about what a lasting power of attorney is, the purpose they serve and the circumstances that might cause one to be enacted […]

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