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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

Kitsons Praised in 2016's Legal 500 Directory

Posted by on October 5th 2016 in Blog Posts

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...

Kitsons LLP Coffee Morning in Aid of Macmillan

Posted by on October 3rd 2016 in Blog Posts

We are very pleased to announce that we have raised a total of £234 for Macmillan Cancer
Support
through the National Coffee Morning across the firm in our Torquay, Exeter and Plymouth offices.

Throughout our 3 locations, we put our best bake off skills to the test!

 

Home Grown Talent

Posted by on September 7th 2016 in Press Releases

Rhoda Honey, Rosie Evans and Lexi Climie qualify as Solicitors this month having undertaken their training at leading South West law Firm Kitsons.

Following training seats at Kitsons offices in Torquay, Exeter and Plymouth all three are being taken on as Newly Qualified Solicitors.

Lexi Clime will join Kitsons’ Employment Team in the Firm’s Plymouth office, whilst Rosie

Evans joins Kitsons’ Commercial Property Team in Exeter and Rhoda Honey will provide advice on general and property litigation joining the Firm’s Litigation Team in the Torquay office.

James Cross, Managing Partner at Kitsons said; “Part of...

Delight as Cash Secured for Buckland's New Multi-Wheeled Sports Facility

Posted by on August 19th 2016 in Blog Posts

The Buckland Skatepark is set to be upgraded and revamped thanks to a £130,000 investment.

Teignbridge District Council and Newton Abbot Town Council have teamed up with local organisations to replace the existing Buckland Skatepark with the new facility. The announcement has been welcomed by the community of Buckland and Milber as well as its surrounding areas.

Young people in Teignbridge are now being encouraged to submit their designs for the new multi-purpose outdoor sports facility. The design will take into account the views of local multi-wheeled users of all ages and abilities, including skateboard, scooter, BMX rider and inline skate users. The design will then...

Local law firm Kitsons raise over £3,000 for local charity Age UK Exeter

Posted by on August 15th 2016 in Blog Posts, Private Client

From time to time, local law firms will run a Wills for Charity scheme. This is where the solicitor does not charge for their time to write a simple Will. Instead of charging, the solicitor encourages the client to make a donation to Charity, in this case Age UK Exeter.

Kitsons Partner, Charlie Siegle, waived Will writing fees for 25 clients in April, instead encouraging clients to make a donation to Age UK Exeter.

Charity Director Martyn Rogers said "We are so grateful to Charlie and the team at the Exeter office. The money raised will make a huge difference and every...

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