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Kitsons Achieves Dementia Friendly Status

Posted by on April 4th 2016 in Blog Posts, Kitsons News, Private Client

Kitsons is supporting the Alzheimer's Society Dementia Friends programme, which is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.

To further enhance the experience of clients when engaging with our legal services and as part of our corporate responsibility towards our employees, 93 Kitsons staff attended a Dementia Friends Information Session at Torquay, after our AGM. This was to hear Marjorie Creek one of our private client solicitors and a Registered Nurse (Adult) talk about...

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...

Shortlisted for DASLS Legal Awards 2016

Posted by on January 29th 2016 in Kitsons News

Shortlisted for DASLS Legal Awards 2016

Kitsons is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Devon & Somerset Law Society’s (DASLS) Inaugural Legal Awards in the categories of Client Service and Corporate & Social Responsibility.

Client Service Award

This award will be made to the law firm that demonstrates a commitment to continuously improving its standard of client service. The judges will expect to see a clear, well-implemented client care policy and examples of services exceeding client expectations. They will also wish to hear how client care initiatives contribute to the overall success of the law firm.

Corporate and Social Responsibility Award

This award will go to the firm or...

Kitsons Christmas Quiz raises £1,000 for Torbay Charity

Posted by on January 27th 2016 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Photo caption: Kitsons Solicitors presented a cheque for £1,000.00 to Youth Genesis Trust following the success of their Christmas Quiz. From left to right: Charlie Aston and Michelle Fascione from Youth Genesis with James Cross from Kitsons and Jonathan Oliverio from Youth Genesis. 

Businesses from across Torbay, Teignbridge and Exeter came together for a Christmas Quiz hosted by leading Devon law firm Kitsons, raising £1,000 for the Youth Genesis Trust.

130 local professionals competed in Kitsons’ Christmas Quiz, held at The Palace Hotel, Torquay on Wednesday 2nd December. Teams were entered by accountants; Francis Clark, Bishop Fleming,...

Newly Appointed Solicitor

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

Newly Appointed Solicitor

In  2015, the Devon & Somerset Law Society held their annual Newly Qualified Solicitors Admissions Ceremony. Taking place at the Guildhall in Exeter, the event congratulated newly qualified Solicitors, who attended the ceremony with their guests and families.

Rebecca Farley, of Kitsons, was presented with a certificate acknowledging her new appointment as Solicitor, from The Honourable Mr Justice Dingemans.

Rebecca has worked at Kitsons Solicitors for 2 years, working within our Private Client Department and specialises predominately dealing with Trusts and Tax affairs.

Prior to working for Kitsons, Rebecca completed her Law Degree and Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University and completed the majority...

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Posted by on December 22nd 2015 in Kitsons News

Please note our offices will close for Christmas from 12.00 noon on Wednesday 23rd December.

We will be open for business on Tuesday 29th December and Wednesday 30th December from 10.00am until 4.00pm.

Our offices will then be closed until Monday 4th January at 9.00am.

We take this opportunity to wish you a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

             

New South Devon Highway Opens To Traffic

Posted by on December 17th 2015 in Kitsons News

Devon County Council and Torbay Council, along with Galliford Try, have announced that the South Devon Highway is now open to traffic.

The new 5.5km dual carriageway opened to traffic in the early hours of Tuesday morning (15/12/15) in a phased process.

After this phase, project staff, the traffic management team and members of Devon and Cornwall Police travelled at a slow speed along the route, removing cones and barriers. Public vehicles were able to follow immediately afterwards, using the much anticipated South Devon Highway.

The process began at midnight and carried on until the early hours of the morning. The thorough operation...

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