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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,...

Exeter Chiefs Players Hijack Sponsors Night

Posted by on November 17th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Picture shows Byron McGuigan with James Cross, Managing Partner at Kitsons and Exeter Chiefs Centre and Kitsons’ sponsored player, Michele Campagnaro.

The Exeter Chiefs hosted the businesses, individuals and organisations who provide vital sponsorship for the Aviva Premiership Club.

And there was an unexpected twist when two of the players ousted from the stage head of corporate at the club, John Wood, to take over presenting duties.

Second Row Damian Welch and Back Row Kai Horstmann hijacked proceedings after branding Mr Wood “boring”.

Damian said: “We felt it was time to make the evening a bit more interesting...

Kitsons Recognised By Leading Legal Directories

Posted by on November 11th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Plymouth law firm Kitsons has been recognised in the South West chapters of the latest editions of Chambers UK and the Legal 500 – the most prestigious guides to the UK legal profession.

The new Chambers & Partners 2016 guide cites Plymouth Partners Tony Hunt (Family) and Rhodri Davey (Employment) as leading experts in their fields. A further seven lawyers have been endorsed for their work across the practice which has offices in Plymouth, Torquay and Exeter.

Particular praise for the firm’s Family Law Team includes: The "outstanding" Tony Hunt of...

Kitsons Praised In Top Legal Sector Directories

Posted by on October 30th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Leading Devon law firm Kitsons has been praised in the South West chapters of the latest editions of Chambers UK and the Legal 500 – the most prestigious guides to the UK legal profession.

Highlights include Kitsons’ Corporate and Employment teams achieving ‘Tier 2’ statuses in the Legal 500 whilst the firm’s Private Client team has been recommended in the 2016 edition of Chambers for its expertise in complex trust work and asset protection, and for its strong advice on wealth protection for high net worth individuals, estates, families and trustees. Other areas where the firm features prominently include Litigation, Commercial...

Local Volunteer Honoured with Children & Young People Award

Posted by on October 23rd 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Devon Community Foundation hosted its annual Volunteer of the Year Awards sponsored by Quilter Cheviot last week, honouring the hard work and achievements of the many volunteers making a real difference in our Devon communities. Charlie Aston from Youth Genesis was awarded the Children and Young People Volunteer of the Year Award sponsored by Kitsons LLP.

The Youth Genesis Trust works with young people in Torbay who lack opportunities to engage in employment, training and education or are involved in risk taking behaviour such as offending and substance misuse. Volunteers work with the...

Kitsons Launch Charity Will Scheme in aid of FORCE Cancer Charity

Posted by on September 1st 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases, Private Client

Above: Charlie Siegle, Partner and Head of the Kitsons Private Client Team in Exeter (Left) with Peter Payne, Trust/Grants Researcher at FORCE Cancer Charity (Right). 

Devon law firm Kitsons has teamed up with FORCE Cancer Charity to offer supporters the opportunity to make or update their Will, in return for a donation to the charity.

Through the scheme, for every new Will completed by the Private Client Team at Kitsons Solicitors in Exeter, the firm will donate a proportion of its fees for those Wills to FORCE.

The Will Scheme for FORCE will start on Tuesday...

Kitsons raise in excess of £5,000 from charity challenge in memory of colleague Mark

Posted by on August 13th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Staff at Kitsons were delighted to present a cheque for $pound;5,128.32 to Diabetes UK

24 members of staff from leading Devon law firm Kitsons braved the elements and successfully overcame the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. Their reward for completing what is known as one of the toughest challenges in the UK was raising more than £5,000 for Diabetes UK in memory of their colleague Mark Batten.

Mark, who was Chief Cashier at Kitsons, passed away suddenly in March 2014. He worked at Kitsons for over 35 years and was a prominent and well liked member...

Kitsons staff to take on charity challenge in memory of colleague

Posted by on June 24th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Staff from leading Devon law firm Kitsons are getting ready to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge this July to raise money for charity in honour of their friend and colleague, Mark Batten.

Mark, who was Chief Cashier at Kitsons, passed away suddenly in March 2014. He worked at Kitsons for over 35 years and was a prominent and well liked member of the firm. In 2013 when the firm took on the National Three Peaks Challenge, Mark acted as a volunteer driver from our head office in Torquay to Scotland and back.

On Saturday 11th...

Devon Law Firm Shows Support For Local People

Posted by on June 11th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Kitsons Solicitors has shown its ongoing commitment to making a difference to vulnerable local people by awarding Jasmyn House Technology £1,000.

The grant will support volunteers in Torbay to enable blind and visually impaired people to learn skills on computers, increasing their skills and building confidence in their abilities while helping to reduce the isolation often felt by those suffering from sight loss.

Kitsons, which has offices in Torquay, Exeter and Plymouth, set up a Fund with local charity Devon Community Foundation a number of years ago to enable the firm to support community projects...

Kitsons Christmas Quiz Raises Big Sum for Charity

Posted by on December 3rd 2014 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

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

110 local professionals competed in Kitsons’ Christmas Quiz, held at the Grand Hotel, Torquay on Wednesday 26th November. Teams were entered by accountants; Bishop Fleming, Darnells, Francis Clark and Peplows, bankers; HSBC and Lloyds, property agents; Bettesworths and Waycotts, plus representatives from; B&Q Newton Abbot, Charles Royle, Country Bus, Pavey Group, and Lazy Jacks.

Kitsons Managing Partner, James Cross opened the evening’s proceedings with a warm welcome and a special mention of the many...

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