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Kitsons Appoints Contentious Probate Specialist

Posted by on September 18th 2014 in Kitsons News, Press Releases, Private Client

Devon law firm Kitsons has appointed a new Solicitor in its Litigation Department.

John Clarke is a Contentious Trust and Probate Specialist and his appointment is a reflection of the firm’s growing reputation in this niche area of legal practice.

John has a wealth of experience in dealing with challenges to the validity of wills, claims for financial provision from deceased persons’ estates and disputes between executors and beneficiaries concerning the administration of estates and trusts. John also deals with disputes regarding powers of attorney and Court of Protection applications. His specialism is complimented by his experience...

Kitsons Launch Free Legal Surgery at Exeter Library

Posted by on September 8th 2014 in Kitsons News, Press Releases, Private Client

Kitsons Launch Free Legal Surgery at Exeter Library

Devon law firm Kitsons has launched a monthly drop-in Legal Surgery at the newly refurbished Exeter Library, offering local residents a free consultation on wills, powers of attorney, and probate issues.

Kitsons Private Client specialist Charlie Siegle will be available for 30 minute individual appointments on the third Wednesday of each month from Wednesday 17th September, between 1.00pm and 3.00pm at the city centre Library on Castle Street.

Charlie Siegle, Associate at Kitsons said: “Our new monthly legal surgeries will provide local residents and visitors to the Library with an opportunity to drop-in for a free consultation on...

New Sponsor Named for Glittering Teignbridge Sports Gala

Posted by on September 5th 2014 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

New Sponsor Named for Glittering Teignbridge Sports Gala

Devon law firm Kitsons has been unveiled as the new headline sponsor for Teignbridge District Council’s Sports Personality Awards.

The Torbay, Exeter and Plymouth business responded to a plea from the district council which was looking for a new primary sponsor for the annual ceremony which celebrates the best in community sport, physical activity and health.

This year’s Sports Personality Awards will be held on Friday 28 November at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren.

The awards gala has become one of the largest of its kind, recognising and rewarding a number of athletes, teams, volunteers, coaches, and unsung heroes for their hard...

Kitsons Sponsor Children's Hospice South West Nurse

Posted by on June 12th 2014 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Kitsons Sponsor Children's Hospice South West Nurse

Kitsons has become the first local business to directly fund a children’s hospice nurse at Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW), Little Bridge House in Fremington, North Devon.

The firm of solicitors, which has offices in Exeter, Torquay and Plymouth, has pledged £1,000 towards CHSW’s ‘Sponsor a Nurse’ campaign, an exciting new corporate initiative that allows business to contribute directly to the vital funding of a nurse for the hospice.  The initiative is asking 30 local businesses to contribute £1,000 each to collectively cover the cost of a qualified children’s nurse for a year. Kitson’s contribution will directly help fund paediatric nurse, Lorraine...

Call for Cyclists To Support Hospiscare

Posted by on March 4th 2014 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Call for Cyclists To Support Hospiscare

Lycra-clad cycling enthusiasts are being called to take part in the Kitsons Devon Classic Bike Ride which is supporting local charity Hospiscare in 2014.

The popular bike ride, taking place on Sunday July 20, features a challenge for all cycling abilities across a choice of three routes, adding a different element to the event and allowing individuals to pick between 55, 85 and 100 mile routes.

Each course starts and finishes at David Lloyd Club, Exeter, and will take the cyclists out into the beautiful Devon countryside. 
Another added element to this year’s event comes at the end of the ride where...

Exeter Law Firm Appoints New Head of Insolvency

Posted by on February 26th 2014 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Kitsons has announced the appointment of insolvency specialist Andrew Pay as its new Head of Insolvency.

Andrew replaces Emma Davy as Head of Insolvency in the firm’s Exeter office with the role of leading Kitsons’ Insolvency Team, building on existing valuable contacts, driving expansion and developing relationships with new clients across the South West.

Formerly an Associate Solicitor with Ashfords LLP, Andrew has more than 10 years experience dealing with personal and corporate insolvency matters, as well as advising construction teams on issues such as those arising from a company’s failure, claims by subcontractors, retention of title claims and investigations by liquidators. 

Andrew...

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