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Willans becomes first law firm to join CheltenhamZero

Willans has become the first law firm to join climate-change campaign CheltenhamZero. Celebrating 75 years in business this April, we’re committed to supporting the town’s shift to net zero emissions by the year 2030. As an active member of the Gloucestershire community, we support several local initiatives every year, including charity fundraising, awards sponsorship and […]

Willans lawyers set the bar with outstanding results in Chambers UK and The Legal 500

Over the past fortnight, outstanding lawyers and departments from Willans have been recognised in the 2022 editions of independent legal guides, Chambers UK and The Legal 500. Known globally as leading providers of legal insight and analysis, the guides both release rankings on the UK’s top lawyers and firms on an annual basis. Willans has […]

Our lawyers are ranked in Chambers High Net Worth guide for another year

We are delighted that an independent guide to the best professional advisors for high-net-worth individuals has given recognition to two of our partners and private wealth experts. The prestigious Chambers High Net Worth guide is published each year internationally and has been running for five years – having ranked our lawyers in each edition since […]

Celebrating 13 consecutive years of Lexcel accreditation

We are delighted to have secured Lexcel accreditation for the 13th year running. The Law Society’s hallmark of excellence, Lexcel is an independent mark of quality awarded only to practices that meet rigorous standards of client care, practice management and compliance. We are one of a handful of Gloucestershire-based firms to be accredited, and one […]

Kick-starting 2021 with a new partner and promotions

We are delighted to have kick-started 2021 with a series of senior promotions – one to partner and three to associate level. Adam Hale becomes the firm’s newest partner, after three years as senior associate in the firm’s agriculture & estates team. Wills, trusts & probate specialists Miranda Hawkes and Tom O’Riordan become associates, along […]

Deal news: Leading UK robotics & automation supplier completes multi-million pound management buyout

We were one of two Gloucestershire-based law firms to advise on a multi-million pound management buyout of CKF Holdings Limited, the holding company of CKF Systems Limited, an established UK robotics and automation supplier which has been operating for over 30 years. Based in modern manufacturing premises in Gloucester, CKF Systems Limited is one of […]

Our packed-out business bowling competition raises over £3400 for Maggie’s Cheltenham

Around 130 people from the county’s leading businesses took to the lanes at Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday 26 March for Willans’ first ever business bowling competition, raising more than £3,400 for Maggie’s Centres Cheltenham. The sold-out event was attended by around 20 teams, from businesses including Investec, Randall & Payne, Albright IP, Wynne-Jones, Mosaique and […]

Chartered legal executive Miranda Hawkes joins our wills, trusts & probate team

We’re delighted to appoint chartered legal executive Miranda Hawkes to our thriving wills, trusts & probate team. Miranda Hawkes re-joins the firm after leading the wills, trusts & probate department at a Malvern-based firm. Before this, she worked at Willans for five years, latterly as a probate executive. Miranda, who has almost 10 years’ legal […]

Excellent showing for Willans in South West legal guide

The results have been released for independent guide Chambers UK, recognised worldwide as a directory of leading law firms and lawyers, and we’re delighted to have secured another strong showing. We’ve retained a top-tier ranking for family law in the 2020 edition, along with 4 additional department rankings and 6 individual lawyers referenced in the […]

Welcome to a new family law partner and litigation executive

We have recently appointed a new partner and a litigation executive, expanding our family law and dispute resolution teams. An experienced family lawyer and collaborative practitioner, Sharon Giles joins as partner to lead the firm’s divorce and family law team, from a specialist family law practice in the South West. Sharon has been ranked in […]

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