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Rowcroft Hospice Sleep Walk 2016

Posted by on July 19th 2016 in Kitsons News

Kitsons Solicitors were proud sponsors of this year's Rowcroft Hospice Sleep Walk 2016. 

More than 1,800 ladies aged ten and over took part in the choice of five or ten mile night walks on Saturday 9 July. The money raised from the Sleep Walk helps this fantastic charity which is committed to helping its patients make the most of every moment. 

It's always a pleasure to be a part of this great local charity and we are very pleased to hear that Rowcroft may exceed £1 million in donations this year. Well done to everyone involved. 

Charity Cheque Presentation to St Luke's Hospice

Posted by on July 7th 2016 in Kitsons News, Private Client

Charity Cheque Presentation to St Luke's Hospice

Marjorie Creek, a Solicitor and Sophie Carruthers, an Apprentice in Kitsons' Plympton office, were delighted to hand over a cheque for the sum of £925.00 to St Luke’s Hospice from participating in their recent Make a Will Week

Marjorie, who used to be a palliative care nurse at the Hospice and whose former colleagues still work there, said that both she and Sophie, who witnessed the majority of the wills with her and helped raise awareness of the event locally, were absolutely thrilled to have raised so much money for such a worthy...

Badge for Batten Day

Posted by on June 10th 2016 in Kitsons News

As our countdown for the Euro 2016 Championship comes ever closer to an end, staff at Kitsons decided to wear their favourite sports shirts in memory of our colleague Mark Batten who sadly passed away two years ago.

In return for wearing their shirts, staff made a donation to The British Heart Foundation, a charity supported by Mark. 

The Legal Walk 2016

Posted by on June 10th 2016 in Kitsons News

On Monday 6th June, a team of walkers from Kitsons embarked on the 10km Legal Walk around Exeter City Centre.

It was a lovely route, and the weather was on our side, making for a great evening for all involved – with some much deserved drinks at the finish!

A big thank you to everyone who donated, we managed to raise a total of £225 for SWLST!

If anyone still would like to make a donation towards supporting local free legal advice charities, our donation page is still open and can be found at: https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/kitsons

Kitsons in Top 5% of Just Giving Contributors for 2015

Posted by on June 2nd 2016 in Kitsons News

We are pleased to announce that Kitsons are in the top 5% of Just Giving fundraisers for 2015.

Our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is core to all aspects of our operation, from the way we conduct our business to the ways in which we contribute to the Devon community.

Each year the firm supports a variety of charities across Devon and encourages staff to get involved with fundraising and volunteering activities.

Our CSR programme is led by Kitsons' Marketing and CSR Team which includes people from across our three offices in Torquay, Exeter and Plymouth.

Kitsons Joins Exeter Dementia Action Alliance

Posted by on April 20th 2016 in Kitsons News, Press Releases, Private Client

Kitsons Joins Exeter Dementia Action Alliance

Devon law firm Kitsons is working towards becoming a dementia friendly firm and has joined the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance.

Kitsons, which has offices in Exeter, Torquay and Plymouth, is the latest member to join the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance, which works to reduce stigma and misconceptions surrounding dementia, by raising local awareness and offering regular dementia information sessions.  The alliance has 44 organisational members including Exeter University, RD&E Hospital, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Waitrose.

To enhance the experience of clients when engaging with Kitsons’ legal services, and as part of the firm’s corporate responsibility towards employees, 93...

Exeter Chamber of Commerce Launches New Website

Posted by on March 22nd 2016 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

(Above from left to right: Jon Whiley, Cameron Caverhill and Derek Phillips at the launch event for Exeter Chamber's new website) 

Exeter Chamber of Commerce is very excited to announce the launch of their newly designed website.

Over 80 delegates attended the launch event this week at the Southgate Hotel, and Chamber members and guests were able to see the official unveiling of the new website.

David Savill, Chairman of Exeter Chamber of Commerce said: "As the leading business membership organisation in Exeter, it’s important for us to make sure information regarding business, industry and commerce in...

Kitsons Expand Corporate Team With Appointment

Posted by on March 9th 2016 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Following growth in corporate business over the last year, leading Devon law firm Kitsons has recruited an Associate to meet client demand.  

Corri Pedrick has joined Kitsons’ Corporate Team, previously having worked in Litigation and Compliance. Corri will be advising on a range of issues for clients including commercial contracts, partnerships and business purchases and sales.

Corri has particular interest in commercial drafting and with a strong background in Litigation she is particularly skilled at assessing risk within commercial agreements.

Speaking about her new role, Corri Pedrick said: “I am very pleased to be joining Kitsons’ Corporate Team to help with their...

Kitsons Appoint New Commercial Property Partner

Posted by on February 24th 2016 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Matthew Bryant

Devon law firm Kitsons has appointed renowned Commercial Property specialist, Matthew Bryant, as a Partner in its Plymouth office.

The appointment complements an already successful and highly experienced team which is able to advise on every aspect of commercial property.

Matthew will specialise in freehold sales and purchases; 1954 Act business tenancy lease renewals; small business (asset) sales and purchases and transfers of going concerns especially in the retails and leisure sectors; sales and purchase of development sites for residential and commercial development; and general landlord and tenant and property advice.  

Matthew, a former Associate Solicitor at Nash & Co, has vast...

The Rowcroft Hospice Sleep Walk 2016

Posted by on February 1st 2016 in Kitsons News

Kitsons Solicitors are delighted to announce our renewal of shirt sponsorship for the Rowcroft Hospice Sleep Walk 2016.

This extremely popular event will take to the streets of Torbay on Saturday 9th July 2016, with around 2,000 ladies taking part in aid of raising money for this fantastic local charity. Each year the 5-10 mile routes seem to grow in demand and this year is no different, with 800 ladies already signed up in just over 2 weeks!

Kitsons will be entering a team of around 8 walkers for the event, raising as much as we can on the way. Training walks are now fully...

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