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Supporting the Christchurch Christmas Festival

Williams Thompson Solicitors are pleased to be sponsoring the Father Christmas Procession and Reindeer at this years Christchurch Christmas Festival. Christchurch Christmas Festival is a wonderful community celebration of Christmas and includes a Christmas market, live music & entertainment, craft market, Christmas Lights Switch on and Father Christmas and his Reindeer. http://www.christchurch.christmas/sponsors/williams-thompson-solicitors

Supporting the Christchurch Christmas Festival

The importance of being honest….

The media has recently reported on the outcome of the Supreme Court cases concerning financial disputes in the divorce cases of Mrs Sharland and Mrs Gohill.  Although in many ways the cases were quite different factually, the central theme centred on the importance of being open and frank when negotiating settlements for finances in divorce. The Court confirmed that husbands or wives who fraudulently mislead...

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The importance of being honest….

Mediation for family disputes

For many families, sorting out arrangements for time with their children, or how to share finances when there’s a separation is challenging.  Emotions run high and discussions can be difficult.  Breakdowns in communication can make matters worse, and the stress of the situation overall impacts on everyone including children and wider family. For some families, mediation offers a real opportunity for discussions about these important...

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Mediation for family disputes

Family Specialist Emma Hamilton Cole joins Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP

We are extremely pleased to welcome family lawyer Emma Hamilton Cole to Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP. Until recently Emma was the Head of Family Law at one of the large solicitors practices in the Bournemouth/Poole conurbation and we are delighted that she took the decision to join our specialist family law practice. We were aware of the excellent reputation she had for family law work and see it...

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Emma Hamilton Cole joins Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP

Celebrity chefs join Autism Awareness breakfast

A TRIO of celebrity chefs are giving a boost to a breakfast campaign in support of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Autism Wessex launched its Big Brekkie campaign to support the national day when autism organisations around the world host unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. Former Masterchef winner Mat Follas attended the charity event at the Casterbridge Hotel in Dorchester where he has...

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Celebrity chefs join Autism Awareness breakfast

David Orr has become a Partner

Williams Thompson Solicitors are pleased to announce that David Orr (pictured centre) has now become a partner. David Orr specialises in Wills & Probate. (Photo Left to Right – Peter Watson-Lee (Chairman and Family Partner), Anne Watson-Lee (Partner), David Orr (Probate Partner), Suzanne Kadziola (Partner and Practice Manager) and Stephen Bowden (Property Partner).

David Orr has become a Partner

More than £8,000 raised for charity in 10k run

RUNNERS from across Dorset have raised more than £8,000 for Autism Wessex. The 10k run at Somerley park earlier this month saw more than 600 runners take part in the event, raising thousands of pounds. Becky Chalk, community and events fundraiser for Autism Wessex said: “We were delighted to have been inundated with entries again this year. “I would like to thank everyone who took...

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More than £8,000 raised for charity in 10k run

Law firm raises cash for housing charity at quiz night

A QUIZ night organised by Bournemouth and District Law Society raised more than £400 for housing charity BCHA. Twenty-four teams competed to see which Bournemouth law firm could claim to be the brainiest, with questions on everything from famous faces to celebrity birthdays. Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP took first place in the contest at the Days Hotel Marsham Court, with 3PB Barristers a close second...

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Law firm raises cash for housing charity at quiz night


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