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Fundraising For Breast Cancer Now

Posted by on October 21st 2016 in Blog Posts

All of our offices dressed in pink yesterday to raise money for Breast Cancer Now. Some of our staff at the Torquay office had even baked up some amazing cakes and desserts all in pink for the fundrasing event!

Breast Cancer Now is the UK’s largest Breast Cancer Charity, created by the merger of Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

To find out more about this amazing charity and what they do, please visit their website at www.breastcancernow.org 

Vegas or Bust - The Final Blog

Posted by on October 11th 2016 in Blog Posts

Kitsons Plymouth Partner Matthew Bryant and team ‘4 Morris’ in a Merc’, complete the Banger Rally Challenge in aid of St Lukes Hospice Plymouth.

The Last Blog (Via Matthew Bryant): 

Location: Las Vegas, Spain

Distance Travelled:  approx 1700 miles

Distance To Go: 0

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Vegas or Bust - Day Five

Posted by on October 10th 2016 in Blog Posts

Kitsons Plymouth Partner Matthew Bryant and team ‘4 Morris’ in a Merc’, on Day Five, brush away yesterday's vehicle drama's and hit their last stretch to Las Vegas, Spain, in aid of St Lukes Hospice Plymouth, for the Banger Rally Challenge.

Day Five (Via Matthew Bryant): 

Location: 100 miles outside of Las Vegas, Spain

Distance Travelled:  approx 1600 miles

Distance To Go: approx 100 miles

“Approximately just 100 miles north of Las Vegas, our final destination! Finally arrived at the campsite a few miles north of Valencia at 11.30pm last night - exhausted and hungry.

We found ourselves locked out of the campsite with reception...

Vegas Or Bust - Day Four

Posted by on October 9th 2016 in Blog Posts

Kitsons Plymouth Partner Matthew Bryant and team ‘4 Morris’ in a Merc’, on Day Four (One more day to go!) as they head towards Las Vegas, Spain, in aid of St Lukes Hospice Plymouth, for the Banger Rally Challenge.

Day Four (via Matthew Bryant):

Location: Somewhere in the mountains of Spain

Distance Travelled:  Unsure

Distance To Go: Unsure

"We are currently 1200m above sea level and it's 10pm, having left the campsite at 10am we were looking forward to a relatively easy day. By 10.15am a small bird hit the car, of which we gave a dignified send off in true Morris style.

Headed to...

Vegas or Bust - Day Three

Posted by on October 8th 2016 in Blog Posts

Kitsons Plymouth Partner Matthew Bryant and team ‘4 Morris’ in a Merc’, on day three as they travel around 1700 miles in aid of St Lukes Hospice Plymouth, for the Banger Rally Challenge.

Day Three (via Matthew Bryant):

Location: 20km outside Pamplona, France

Distance Travelled: approx 856 miles

Distance To Go: approx 844 miles

"Set off at 8am today and arrived at Messanges at 7.30pm. Climbed a big dune and made fools of ourselves (again) at the top. Too tired to party but raised, from fellow ralliers, 20 jigging...then slept.

Messanges to Pamplona via Biarritz and San Sebastian. Hilarious day. Did a jig in...

Vegas or Bust - Day Two

Posted by on October 6th 2016 in Blog Posts

Update from Kitsons Plymouth Partner Matthew Bryant and team ‘4 Morris’ in a Merc’, as they continue their 1700 miles in aid of St Lukes Hospice Plymouth and more, for the Banger Rally Challenge.

Day Two (via Matthew Bryant):

Location: La Rochelle, France

Distance Travelled: 425 miles

Distance To Go: 1275 miles

"Day 1 completed. Calm ferry crossing last night and 7am start this morning, with everyone in good spirits.

Me Morris, Morris and Morris did well in the challenges - highlight was probably the rendition of Dancing Queen - top marks for that one.

Selling photo opportunities in the bar raised us a total...

Vegas or Bust - Day One

Posted by on October 6th 2016 in Blog Posts

Kitsons Plymouth Partner Matthew Bryant and team ‘4 Morris’ in a Merc’, will be zig-zagging across the roads of France and Spain, travelling 2000 miles in aid of St Lukes Hospice Plymouth, for the Banger Rally Challenge.

Day One (via Matthew Bryant):

Location: Roscoff, France

Distance Travelled: 120 miles

Distance To Go: approx 1880 miles

"Day one of Vegas or Bust completed; today we joined the other teams in their different cars and outfits where we blended in dressed as the Morris Men. We got onto a ferry, which we're pleased to say gave us calm waters as we crossed over onto the French...

Plymouth Team Complete Alzheimer's Society, Memory Walk

Posted by on October 6th 2016 in Blog Posts

Our Plymouth Office completed the Alzheimer's Society, Memory Walk today.

The walk starting at the Plymouth Hoe, took a scenic stretch along the seafront lapped the impressive Royal Citadel before heading along the South Coast Path to Royal William Yard, returning inland along picturesque streets. 

All in aid of the charity, our staff members worked hard to raise as much money as possible and are pleased to say have already raised twice their target amount.

For more information on the walk and to donate, visit >> https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/MW16marjoriecreek

Vegas or Bust

Posted by on October 5th 2016 in Blog Posts

Kitsons Plymouth Partner Matthew Bryant and team ‘4 Morris’ in a Merc’, will be zig-zagging across the roads of France and Spain, travelling 2000 miles in aid of charity, for the Banger Rally Challenge.

Matthew Bryant and his team mates; Dave Meadows, Paul Jones and Simon Macartney will set off in a £500 Mercedes CLK, which has already clocked 185,000 miles, with the hope (if the car allows) to end in sunny Las Vegas, Spain.

The event runs for 5 days and will see around 130 cars take part. The main event chosen charities include...

Kitsons Praised in 2016's Legal 500 Directory

Posted by on October 5th 2016 in Blog Posts

Kitsons Praised in 2016's Legal 500 Directory

Leading Devon law firm Kitsons has been praised in the South West chapters of the latest  2016 editions of Legal 500 – the most prestigious guides to the UK legal profession.

Highlights include Kitsons’ Employment team achieving a ‘Tier 2’ status in the Legal 500, with the firm featuring prominently across Litigation, Corporate & Commercial, Licencing, Employment, Family and Probate.

A total of nine lawyers have been endorsed for their work across the practice.

James Cross, Managing Partner at Kitsons said: "We are always pleased to be recognised for the work that we do and the latest findings of...

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