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May 19, 2023
Time is of the essence when it comes to putting a lasting power of attorney in place

A Cheshire-based wills and probate solicitor is stressing the importance of having a lasting power of attorney (LPA) in place, with waiting times on the rise. Kristel Clarke, a member of the private client department at Watsons Solicitors, is urging people to assess their current documentation to safeguard loved ones. An LPA is a legal agreement designed […]

May 9, 2023
Watsons hits more than a decade of support for Warrington-based hospice

Cheshire-based Watsons Solicitors is once again aiming to convert its decade-long support for St Rocco’s Hospice into vital funds as part of the annual Will Week. For more than 10 years, the Warrington firm has taken part in the event, which runs between 15-19 May, and allows people to receive a free will in return […]

April 18, 2023
Mandatory mediation means increased protection from disputes for children

A Cheshire-based solicitor has welcomed government plans to transform family law by increasing the protection of children with the introduction of mandatory mediation. The new proposals will mean that arbitration must take place for low-level cases before any court visit to prevent minors watching a potentially harmful dispute between their parents. As a result of […]

April 12, 2023
Expert advice can prevent unwanted delays and increased divorce costs

A Cheshire-based family law solicitor believes seeking expert advice is a must during a disputed divorce to avoid unwanted delays and increased costs. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that there were 113,505 divorces granted in England and Wales in 2021, up from 103,592 the previous year. Unreasonable behaviour was […]

April 3, 2023
Family law department strengthened with experienced addition

Anne Williams is proud to be part of the “exceptional” team at Watsons Solicitors as she brings her considerable expertise to the family law department. Cheshire-based Watsons headhunted Anne to join its firm and help manage a demanding period for the sector, which has led to an increase in new clients. Specialising in divorce, financial remedy work and private children law, […]

March 30, 2023
Specialist Lauren looks to make mark on property department

Lauren Hosie is relishing the opportunity to showcase her residential conveyancing expertise after becoming the latest member of Watsons Solicitors property department. Cheshire-based Watsons has appointed Lauren to help handle all the legal aspects of buying or selling a property, which includes dealing with various parties such as estate agents, mortgage lenders, land registry, search […]

March 20, 2023
Social media policy will help employees keep a handle on accounts

A Warrington-based employment law specialist is urging employees to be aware of their employer’s social media policy to avoid potential disciplinaries. Whether posting during working hours, criticising a customer, or publishing a comment that could be construed as bullying, there are many pitfalls that people may not be aware of. With social media usage at […]

March 9, 2023
Watsons mixes business with pleasure on International Women’s Day

Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors once again threw its support behind International Women’s Day. For the second successive year, the law firm sponsored Halton Haven Hospice’s ladies’ lunch. The hospice provides specialist palliative care, focusing on supporting patients physically, psychologically, and emotionally to people from Halton and the surrounding areas who are living with terminal conditions. Held […]

February 22, 2023
Honesty is the best policy when it comes to selling a property

A Warrington-based residential conveyancing specialist is urging people selling a property to be as open and honest as possible when filling in important documentation to avoid unwanted legal action. The Law Society’s TA6 seller’s property information form is a document that must be completed when selling a property and includes questions that the buyer needs […]

February 21, 2023
Family law solicitor shines spotlight on children’s mental health and wellbeing

A Cheshire-based family law solicitor believes that creating a safe and supportive environment is key to improved mental health and wellbeing for children and young people. This year’s theme for Children’s Mental Health Week was ‘Let’s Connect’, which focused on making meaningful connections to help improve wellbeing. The awareness week was launched in 2015 by […]

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