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New Tax & Corporate Partners for Devon Law Firm

Posted by on March 31st 2017 in Corporate, Kitsons News, Press Releases, Private Client

New Tax & Corporate Partners for Devon Law Firm

Devon law firm Kitsons announces two new partner promotions in its Tax Planning and Corporate teams.

With effect from 1st April 2017 Jonathan Dickson and Corri Pedrick, both solicitors in the firm’s Torquay office, will be promoted to Partners.

Corri Pedrick is a solicitor within the firm’s Corporate Department. She has particular interest in commercial drafting and is particularly skilled at assessing risk within commercial agreements. The firm’s Corporate Department’s work is well recognised in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500.

Jonathan Dickson is dual qualified as a Private Client Solicitor and taxation technician. He has particular expertise in tax...

Kitsons Announce Sponsorship Renewal

Posted by on January 27th 2017 in Blog Posts, Kitsons News

We're delighted to announce our sponsorship renewal with the fantastic Rowcroft Hospice Sleep Walk event, taking place on the 8th July.

The evening will see over 2000 ladies walk in aid of Rowcroft across Torbay, who are an incredible charity helping those with life limiting illnesses, to receive comfort and care. Not do they focus on the individual, but also the family and friends around them.

Many of us would have come into contact with Rowcroft in some way and I am sure you’d all agree of their excellent service, in making a loved one calm and cared...

New Sponsorship Deal for Glittering Teignbridge Sports Gala

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

New Sponsorship Deal for Glittering Teignbridge Sports Gala

Kitsons Solicitors has committed to a new deal that sees the Devon law firm become headline sponsor for Teignbridge District Council’s Sports Personality Awards for the third year running.

The Teignbridge Sports Personality of the Year Awards has become one of the largest events of its kind. It recognises and rewards a wide range of athletes, teams, volunteers, coaches and unsung heroes for their hard work and dedication to sport, health and physical activity in many local communities across the district.

This year's Sports Personality Awards will be held on Friday 2 December 2016 at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren.

With deep roots in Teignbridge, Torbay, Exeter...

The Kitsons Devon Classic Bike Ride 2016

Posted by on July 20th 2016 in Kitsons News

Kitsons Devon Classic Bike Ride 2016

The Kitsons Devon Classic Bike Ride took place last weekend on Sunday 17th July, starting and finishing at Sandy Park in Exeter, the home of the high-flying Exeter Chiefs RFC.

The event was in aid of Hospiscare & Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education and included a choice of three distances: 100, 55 and 25 miles. 

A total of 15 Kitsons staff members participated n the ride and they all thoroughly enjoyed themselves. 

A big thank you to everyone who attended and supported on the day! 

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...