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President of the Solicitors for the Elderly Praises Kitsons Solicitors

Posted by on April 25th 2017 in Press Releases, Private Client

Lynn Smith a Partner and head of department at local law firm Kitsons Solicitors and Marjorie Creek a Private Client Solicitor in their Plympton branch, both full accredited members of Solicitors for the Elderly, have been singled out for praise by Anne Edis, President of the Solicitors for the Elderly.

The SFE is an independent, national organisation of over 1,500 solicitors, barristers and chartered legal executives, committed to providing the highest quality of legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. It has campaigned hard, alongside other organisations, to have the draft Non-Contentious Probate...

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...

Leading Law Firm Appoint New Associates

Posted by on March 27th 2017 in Press Releases

Leading Law Firm Appoint New Associates

Kitsons Solicitors are pleased to announce that Rory Wakeling and John Clarke have been promoted to Associates.

Rory Wakeling, who trained with Kitsons qualifying as a solicitor into Kitsons Employment law team in 2013 and consistently praised by clients for his “clear, concise and thorough advice” said: “I’m thrilled to have been promoted to Associate. Kitsons has a brilliant ethos and culture. I work alongside some great people, great clients and I am proud to work for Kitsons. I am excited to be part of the Firm’s continued growth and success.”

John Clarke based at Kitsons Torquay Office,...

Top Award for Kitsons Solicitors Supporting Elderly Clients

Posted by on March 21st 2017 in Press Releases, Private Client

Private client Solicitor Marjorie Creek, who works at local law firm Kitsons Solicitors in their Plympton office, has been recognised with a prestigious elderly care qualification.

After passing the ‘Older Client Care in Practice’ award, Marjorie undertook further study and passed the ‘Older Client Law in Practice’ award to become a fully accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and will join Kitsons Partner, Lynn Smith who acquired the SFE award several years ago.

 

Marjorie is also a registered nurse, so has extensive experience of caring for and working with vulnerable people of...

Kitsons Praised in 2017's Chambers Directory

Posted by on November 8th 2016 in Blog Posts, Press Releases

Kitsons Praised in 2017's Chambers Directory

Leading Devon law firm Kitsons has been praised in the South West chapters of the latest edition of Chambers UK - the most prestigious guide to the UK legal profession.

Highlights this year include Kitsons’ Family lawyer, Anthony Hunt, reaching a ‘Tier 1’ status in the Chambers edition, whilst the Employment team reached ‘Tier 2’ for the second year running for their expertise in tribunal claims and disciplinary actions.

A total of five lawyers have been ranked and endorsed for their work across the practice, with recommendations in their fields: James Cross, Rhodri Davey, Anthony Hunt, David...

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...

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...

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...