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Our Big Brekkie Raises Over £1100!

Recently we were delighted to welcome a multitude of friends, family, clients and supporters into our Bridge Street Offices. Witnessing a great turnout, our ‘Big Brekkie’ was a huge success and with our sponsorship donation raised more than £1100 for Autism Wessex. Throughout the morning, we had a veritable mini feast laid out in our meeting room. It consisted of delicious homemade cakes and pastries,...

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Our Big Brekkie Raises Over £1100!

Join us for an Autism Wessex ‘Big Brekkie’

For the past five years, we’ve been passionate supporters of Autism Wessex, an excellent local charity. Having helped to raise charitable support for Autism Wessex in the past, we are now pleased to announce that this year for the third time, we are supporting their ‘Big Brekkie’ campaign. Autism Wessex is dedicated to providing high-quality specialist services for people affected by autism and its associated...

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Join us for an Autism Wessex ‘Big Brekkie’

Emma Hamilton Cole Becomes Partner!

It is with great pleasure that we can announce a new Partner and Head of Family Law. An expert in her field, Emma Hamilton Cole is one of our fully qualified Solicitors. She is also a trained Mediator with over 20 years of experience in her legal specialism. Before joining our team in 2014, Emma was the Head of Family Law at a large solicitors...

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Emma Hamilton Cole Becomes Partner!

Williams Thompson Solicitors Launch Modern Facilities

Williams Thompson Solicitors are hosting a special launch event celebrating the opening of their modernised Reception Area on Bridge Street in Christchurch. Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP is holding a dedicated launch event at their newly renovated Christchurch offices on Bridge Street. Taking place on Tuesday the 12th July, between 5:30pm and 7:30pm, invited guests will have the opportunity to meet the firm’s expert team, with...

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Williams Thompson Solicitors Launch Modern Facilities

Williams Thompson sponsors the March for Men

We are proud to sponsor the March for Men in aid of men’s health at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals on 20th March 2016 Register to walk or run 1km, 5km or 10km at www,bournemouthospitalcharity.org.uk

Williams Thompson sponsors the March for Men

The ‘common law’ myth and living together agreements

The concept of ‘common law’ spouses is one often put to family lawyers. The reality is that couples living together without marrying are treated quite differently in law and certainly not as though they are married in most cases. Separations amongst couples living together who are not married can be the most challenging and complicated arrangements to negotiate. Disputes relating to contributions made to the...

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New Year, New Start?

New Year’s resolutions and plans come to mind at this time of year.  Family lawyers are well aware that the New Year also is a time when decisions are made about the future of relationships and with the New Year often comes a flurry of enquiries. We know that wherever difficult decisions are made, or received, family members can feel vulnerable and concerned about what...

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New Year, New Start?

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


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