Congratulations to Victoria Maugham who has recently qualified as a Costs Lawyer, after completing her Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL) qualification.
Costs Lawyer Jonathan Frith has recently been promoted to Manager of the Costs Team.
Congratulations to the 35 runners from Winn Solicitors who took part in the Sunshine Run on 21st June!
Congratulations are in order for Carly Backhouse, who has recently completed her apprenticeship in Business Administration with Winn Solicitors, and has been promoted from apprentice Admin Assistant in the Post Team to Admin Assistant within the Trials Team.
Winn Solicitors is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the national Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, Lexcel, for another year.
Congratulations are in order for Kris Brown, who has recently been promoted to the role of Training and Development Officer.
Winn Solicitors has recently awarded training contracts to four employees – Joseph Carton, Amy Mill, Helena Kennedy and Chloe Jasper.
Friday 24th March was Red Nose Day, and staff at Winn Group got involved in a whole host of activities in order to raise money for charity.
Congratulations are in order for Joe Timlin, Nicole Gavaghan and Ashleigh Finlinson, who have been awarded training contracts with Winn Solicitors.
Congratulations are in order for Liam Davidson and Hannah Entwistle who have recently qualified as solicitors with Winns.
Winns is welcoming James Urquhart-Burton to the firm, in the role of Solicitor in the Part 7 Team.
As of January 1st 2017, Winn Solicitors became listed in national charity Headway’s directory of specialist solicitors with experience in brain injury cases.
Students from Cardinal Hume Catholic School in Wrekenton, Gateshead, have received sponsorship to take part in the 2017 Formula 1 in Schools competition.
Holly Clegg, from Newcastle, has recently joined Winn Solicitors. In her new role, she will work as a Solicitor within the Complex Claims Team.
Maiya Whittleton and Meghan McCulloch have recently joined the team at Winn Solicitors as Apprentice Admin Assistants in the Post Team.
Winns welcomes Solicitors Lucy Wennington, Jonathan Straughan and Louise Gudgin, who have recently joined the firm.
Staff from Winn Solicitors attended the Northumbria University Careers Fair on 8th November 2016.
Mark Hodgson has recently joined the IT Team at Winn Solicitors as a Senior Infrastructure Engineer.
Congratulations are in order for Haleema Gohar, Liam Warren and Daniel Strong, who have recently been awarded training contracts with Winn Solicitors.
Congratulations to Scott Matfin, Jackie Hall and Amy Scorfield who are all celebrating ten years of working at Winn Group.
Winns are proud sponsors of the second annual WonderLAN ball. The ball is a charity event put on by Durham-based EMG Solicitors to support brain injury charity Headway.
Jennifer Chung and Katherine Butcher have recently qualified as solicitors, having completed training contracts with Winn Solicitors.
Winns has welcomed senior appointment Deborah Henning, who has joined the firm as Compliance Manager.
Winn Solicitors has sponsored three local football teams to enable them to continue playing junior football in the region. The firm has provided funding to Heaton Hawks’ under 12’s boys team, Whitley Bay Boys Clubs’ under 12’s girls team and Ellington Juniors’ under 9’s team.
Winns staff Kieran Embleton, Ben Marshall and Sharan Singh took part in the Great North Run 2016 on behalf of the Sunshine Fund.
Staff at Winns have been raising money for victims of brain injuries and their families.
Winn Solicitors has successfully secured the national Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, Lexcel, for another year. After initially being awarded the accolade in 2011, the firm have maintained the award ever since.
Annually, Winn Solicitors presents prizes to the Northumbria University students with the best academic performance in Civil Litigation in the M Law Exempting course, and the best performance in Civil Litigation on the Legal Practice Course (LPC).
Solicitor David Burn has recently joined the Complex Claims Team at Winns. David specialises in high value and complex serious injury claims, including brain injuries, spinal injuries, amputees, multiple orthopaedic injuries and fatalities.
Congratulations to Sabina Haque, Natalie Hall and Josh Armstrong, who have recently been accepted on to training contracts with the firm.
Winns employee Louise Clark has recently qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive.
We’d like to say a huge well done to the 35 staff members at Winns who took part in this year’s Sunshine Run. The team took on the 5k run along Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside yesterday evening, to raise money for North East charity The Sunshine Fund.
Winn Solicitors is congratulating Deputy Costs Team Manager, Jonathan Frith, who has recently completed the ACL Training Costs Lawyer Course, which qualifies him as a Costs Lawyer.
Mark Howell has recently joined the IT Team at Winns, in the role of Proclaim Developer. In his new role, Mark, from Newcastle, will be responsible for developing and maintaining the Proclaim case management system.
IT Manager Traci Armstrong is celebrating 10 years with Winn Solicitors. Here, she tells us more about her time with the firm.
We are delighted to announce that we have made the shortlist for the Northern Law Awards. Both the Litigation Team and the Trials Team have made the cut for Team of the Year – Personal Injury/ Clinical Negligence, while the firm as a whole has been shortlisted for Large Law Firm of the Year. The awards celebrate the great wealth of legal talent and success within the region.
Winn Solicitors are delighted to announce that Colette Adair has been promoted to become manager of the HR team. Formerly HR Officer, Colette has been with the firm for almost five years, and has been instrumental in recruitment, employee development, and receiving recognition for the firm through awards and accreditations.
Winns welcomes Head of Change Management, Clint Milnes, to the firm. A key appointment, Clint has joined the senior management team in order to further develop processes throughout the business, in light of recent changes within the industry.
Meisha Wallace has recently joined the HR team in the role of HR Assistant. She will be responsible for assisting the HR Officer with all aspects of HR.
Congratulations to Tamsin Waugh, from Gateshead, who has recently been promoted to Deputy Manager of the Trials Team.
Winns has recently taken on three new apprentices through Learning Links, to expand its workforce and encourage internal growth and promotion for aspiring legal professionals.
The Winns team are congratulating Alex Hindson, Lee Kipling and Krista Watson, who have all recently accepted training contracts with the firm.
We are delighted to be supporting the Sunshine Fund in the Great North Run 2016, for the second year in a row. The money raised by those taking part will go towards supporting disabled and seriously ill children around the North East.
Jane McGonigle has recently joined Winn Solicitors, after spending 13 years at Sintons Law in Newcastle. As Manager of the Portal Team, Jane is responsible for the day to day management of the team.
Helen Proud has joined Winn Solicitors as a Chartered Legal Executive, working in the Road Traffic Accident Portal Team.
Last week, staff at Winn Solicitors got into the Christmas spirit by donning Christmas Jumpers, and donating money to a fantastic cause – St Oswald’s Hospice.
Winns are proud to have participated in this year’s Making Winter Warmer Selection Box Appeal. Staff have been rallying around to contribute as many selection boxes and chocolate gifts as possible to donate to the cause, which was organised by the Making Winter Warmer community g
Congratulations are in order for Chloe Jasper, Amy Fenny and Kate Jameson, who have recently been promoted from Legal Assistants to Legal Clerks.
Congratulations are in order for newly qualified Solicitors Nikita Bos and Katy Jones. Nikita, from Seaham, and Katy, from Nenthead, both studied Law at Northumbria University, before joining Winn Solicitors as Legal Clerks in 2012.
As part of our commitment to providing outstanding customer service to all of our clients, members of staff from departments across the company have been taking part in training sessions run by charity Action on Hearing Loss.
In aid of Children in Need, the team at Winns got involved in a range of fantastic fundraising activities. Staff cooked up an impressive array of cakes, which were sold at our bake sale, entered a ‘sweets in a jar’ competition, and even turned up to work in fancy dress!
Helen Richardson has recently been appointed as Manager of the Vehicle Damage Team at Winn Solicitors. In this role, she will support the existing management team in using strategy and procedures to maximise credit hire recoveries in the current challenging market conditions.
Congratulations are in order for Winn Solicitors’ Janet McCrindle, who won Best Organised Event at the Executive PA Awards in London. Janet, from Gosforth, has worked as PA to Managing Director Jeff Winn for seven years.
Adam Robinson and Stephanie Bennett are celebrating after being selected to undertake training contracts at Winn Solicitors.
Following her success as a Team Leader in the Clerks Department, Steph Doughty has been promoted to the role of Manager of the Portal Team.
Megan, from Newbiggin Hall, recently joined Winn Solicitors on an apprenticeship in business administration. Here, she talks about her role within the company, and her ambitions for the future.
Winn Solicitors has recently introduced a dedicated Customer Service Team, led by Customer Service Manager, Lucy Molina. Lucy and her team of eight will provide a friendly and efficient service to customers, resolving queries or passing them through to the relevant department.
Claims Handler Thomas Douglas has been promoted to a more senior role within the firm. Tom, from South Shields, has worked at Winn Solicitors for seven years, as a member of the First Response Team.
Congratulations are in order for newly qualified solicitors Joanne Blenkinsopp and Catherine Walker. Joanne, from Bedlington, and Catherine, from Shotley Bridge, both joined Winn Solicitors as Legal Clerks three years ago, and were subsequently awarded training contracts.
Winn Solicitors is celebrating its second year of being named in prestigious legal directory, The Legal 500. The directory, which is widely recognised as the leading guide to law firms in the UK and internationally, recommends Winn Solicitors for its personal injury services.
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Winn Solicitors staff Adam Robinson and Mick Davis took part in one of the region’s biggest sporting events this Sunday - the Great North Run.
Winn Solicitors’ Associate Director Jo Amos is taking on the Great North Run on Sunday, in aid of the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).
We are delighted to welcome new Solicitors Fiona McClelland and Himat Sidhu to Winns. Fiona, from High Heaton, and Himat, from Jarrow, both recently joined our busy Trials Team.
National charity Action on Hearing Loss has again recognised Winn Solicitors efforts in providing excellent service and accessibility to customers and employees who are deaf or have hearing loss, through its Louder than Words charter accreditation.
Congratulations are in order for Hannah Entwistle and Liam Davidson, who have been selected to undertake training contracts at Winn Solicitors.
After only five months at Winn Solicitors, Stacey Grant is on the fast-track to success. Having joined Winn Solicitors as an Admin Assistant for the busy Post Team, she has been promoted to Rehabilitation Administrator for sister company On Medical.
Emma Groundwell has worked at Winn Solicitors for four years. As a Personal Injury Solicitor in the busy Trials Team, she predominantly deals with RTA cases where liability is disputed. Emma talks us through a typical day as a Solicitor at Winns.
Since joining Winns in 2012, Nikita Bos’ career has gone from strength to strength. Here, she talks about her progression within the firm, her biggest achievements to date, and her career aspirations.
Following success in their previous roles, two of Winns high achievers, Haleema Gohar and Sarah McCulloch, have been promoted to become Legal Clerks.
Winn Solicitors has teamed up with a local apprenticeship provider to increase the number of opportunities that the company can offer to young people.
Winn Solicitors have awarded three students from Northumbria University Law School with prestigious prizes for the best performance in Civil Litigation, at the 2015 Academic Congregations and Prize Giving Ceremony 2015.
Winn Solicitors are delighted to announce that Michael Warmington has joined the Directorship, he joins us as an Associate Director as from 1st July 2015.
Proclaim Developer Michael Kealy is taking on an impressive challenge this summer – he is set to complete three triathlons between now and August.
A team of 27 Winn Solicitors staff took part in the five kilometre Sunshine Run along the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside yesterday. The run, organised by The Chronicle Sunshine Fund, takes place annually to raise money for disabled children in the North East.
Marketing Executive Jeff Lyall, from Gateshead, has joined the growing marketing team at Winn Solicitors. Jeff’s main areas of responsibility will include social media and email marketing.
In support of the Sunshine Fund, staff at Winn Solicitors recently dressed in yellow to raise money for disabled children in the region. The event is part of The Sunshine Fund’s Go Bananas fundraising target for June.
Winns welcomes a new starter to the Marketing Department. Sophie Cresswell, from Heaton, has joined the expanding team in the role of Marketing Copywriter.
Winns are proud to announce their support for Walker Bowling Club. An established member of the Northumberland County Bowling Association, the team have risen to success lately, beating rivals including North Shields West End, and Gosforth Central.
Every year in September the North East comes to a standstill as the regions runners take to the streets and all eyes turn to the world’s leading half marathon – The Great North Run.
Double celebrations are called for as two members of the Costs Team receive promotions. Rachel Allen has been promoted to Costs Manager, while Jonathan Frith takes up the position of Deputy Costs Manager.
Accomplished Winn Solicitors employee Lauren Vasey has been promoted to the role of Legal Clerk. Lauren has been with the Winns team for almost three years, and in that time she has made impressive progress.
Congratulations are in order following the promotion of one of Winn Solicitors’ rising stars, Sarah McCulloch, who has progressed into the role of Legal Assistant.
Congratulations to everyone who took part in yesterday's Cobalt Duathlon and a special well done to our very own Michael Kealy, who completed the 30k course in 01h 34m 43.5s!
We are thrilled to be expanding the company with new appointments to the finance and marketing teams. Amy Thompson, 26 from Wallsend has joined as Digital Marketing Manager with Chester-le-Street based Jenny Turner taking the role of Financial Controller.
This Sunday staff members Mick Davis and Michael Kealy will proudly be representing Winn Solicitors as they take part in Total Racing International’s Cobalt Duathlon in North Tyneside.
Winns are always pleased to see our team members evolve and grow during their time with us, so we couldn’t be more pleased to see Nichola Welsh qualify as a Costs Lawyer.
Michelle Basey has successfully achieved the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 4 Qualification. It took Michelle 3 years to complete the qualification with Kaplan, a training and development partner in Newcastle.
Winns are exceptionally proud to be sponsoring a charity rugby match in aid of Stu Ridley on April 22nd.
We're delighted to announce that Jo Amos has joined the Winn Solicitors board of directors.
On Red Nose Day staff at Winn Solicitors came together and did something funny for money.
Katy-Anne Atkinson joined Winn Solicitors in 2012 as Legal Clerk and secured a training contract with the company in 2013.
Newcastle-based Winn Solicitors has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.
Winns pride itself on the internal promotion of its staff and look to train and promote employees on an individual basis helping them to work towards achieving their employment goals.
Winn Assist has been nominated for Claims Management Company of the Year at the Modern Claims Awards. The prestigious new awards celebrate cross-industry talent and success.
Winns is extremely pleased to be welcoming a new trainee solicitor to the team. Katherine Cullen, who lives in North Shields, has become the latest member of our talented team of personal injury lawyers.
We just wanted to take this opportunity to say Happy New Year from everyone at Winn Solicitors!
Youngsters from Newcastle East End FC are aiming for the top of the league thanks to support from Winn Solicitors.
North East law firm Winn Solicitors are thrilled employee Adam Thorpe has qualified as a Solicitor after completing his training contract with the company.
Winn Solicitors employee Victoria George has been awarded her Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resources Management from the CIPD.
Newcastle based Winn Solicitors is spreading some festive cheer to children across North Tyneside in conjunction with The Bay Food Bank.
Specialist accident management company Winn Assist has scooped a prestigious award having been named the ABP Repairers’ Choice Award: Accident Management Company of the Year 2014, at the 8th Annual ABP Night of Knights Awards Ceremony.
Winn Solicitors are thrilled to offer graduate opportunities and are pleased to announce that one of their graduates has started a full time position with the firm.
Winn Solicitors are thrilled to confirm their ongoing sponsorship of Gosforth Bohemian's Northern Alliance team.
Winn Solicitors is continuing its successful year with the Newcastle based firm celebrating its first entries to the prestigious Legal 500 listing, widely recognised as the leading guide to law firms in the country.
Legal Executive Claire Kerr joined Winns in May 2013 and has just celebrated achieving success in her qualification as Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer.
Winn Solicitors has triumphed at the national Modern Law awards having been named winner of the prestigious Deal of the Year and receiving a highly commended accolade in the Law Firm of the Year category.
HR Administrator Melanie Reynolds celebrates 10 years working with Winn Solicitors, and tells us more about her time with the firm.
David McCormick was awarded the Winn Solicitors prize for the best performance in Civil Litigation (M Law Exempting), at the Academic Congregations and Prize Giving Ceremony 2014 at Northumbria Law School.
Winn Solicitors is in line to scoop a clutch of accolades at the national Modern Law Awards with the Newcastle-based firm shortlisted in four prestigious categories.
Winn Solicitors Limited graduate trainees Keelie Robinson and Rebecca Hann have completed their training contracts and successfully qualified as solicitors.
WINN SOLICITORS beat off stiff competition to win the prestigious ‘corporate wave’ at the first Newcastle Triathlon.
Congratulations to the Winn Group Finance Director, Iain Richardson, on securing the Finance Director of the Year title at the North East Accountancy Awards on Thursday 26 June.
Winn Solicitors has announced the promotion of 9 Solicitors within the law firm. The promotions are in recognition of their hard work and dedication to the Company and will commence on 1st June 2014.
Winn Solicitors Ltd is delighted to be awarded the prestigious Investors in People Silver Standard, awarded to organisations which demonstrate excellent people management and development.
Road accident management firm Winn Assist has won a major national award in recognition of its high standard of customer service and expertise.
Winn Solicitors staff recently helped fellow employee, Jo Amos, raise money for Cancer Research UK by dressing up for Easter! Staff raised £148 and the Directors kindly added an additional £198, the grand total raised was £346.
Road accident management firm Winn Assist has been shortlisted for the second national award recognising the quality of its team in as many weeks.
Fast-growing accident management specialist Winn Solicitors has appointed Mike Brown to its sales team as part of its continued expansion.
Winns are happy to announce that B2B branch Winn Assist has been nominated for Outstanding Claims Management Team of the Year award at the Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2014.
Plans by the Coalition to introduce shared parental leave could leave a bitter taste in the mouth of bureaucracy, employment law experts have warned.
MI6 recently caused a buzz in the HR circuit after releasing their latest recruitment ad, which highlighted “The Fast Track To Becoming An Intelligence Officer”.
New ground has been broken by Winn Solicitors, the first law firm to achieve the Louder than Words™ charter mark.
Winn Solicitors are very proud to be on board as official sponsors of Newcastle's very first city-centre, triathlon event, which will see teams from both regional and national business vying for first place in the Quayside race.
The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has released details of a new survey, which suggests that the number of graduate vacancies could rise by more than 10% in 2014.
Rachel Allen was working as a legal secretary when she started looking for ways to progress her career. Following vital help and support from Winn Solicitors she is now looking to the future with renewed excitement after qualifying as a costs lawyer.
A study of UK mums has found that childcare costs are a preventing factor in their decision to return to work.
A study of 2,000 UK workers has found that female employees in their 40s are the most fulfilled in the country.
The New Year often incites motivation to make changes to ones lifestyle or outlook, however a recent study has found that almost one in five of us are considering a change in employment in 2014.
A report published by the Home Office Transport Committee has found that although whiplash claims are down 10%, claims for other neck and back injuries have surged by as much as 300%.
Chancellor George Osborne is expected to announce plans to raise the national state pension age to 70 after 2050 in today's Autumn Statement.
Taken from The Journal, an interview with Winn Group Director Ghazala Bashey, Director and Head of Litigation at Winn, who along with Jeff Winn founded the solicitors in 2002.
A talented young solicitor here at Winn Solicitors has proven determination pays off after completing her solicitor training despite coping with a double tragedy.
Winns employee Helen Hall, is the first to sign up for the UK’s new ground breaking Paralegal Foundation Degree.
As money-raising events go, ‘Pretty Muddy’ definitely sounds like one of the funnest!
Winn Solicitors are proud to announce a massive investment deal to fuel national growth: we’ve gone into partnership with financiers JZI International and Souter Investments to help boost growth of our award-winning firm and encourage new jobs.
Winn Solicitors are very pleased to announce that the total funds raised for local charity The Chronicle Sunshine Fund stands at £2409.32!
At Winns we're proud to be based in the North East and we acknowledge our obligation to care for the wider community in which we serve.
Winn Solicitors are pleased to confirm the start of a partnership with local football club Gosforth Bohemians.
Winns would like to congratulate Graham Lamb from the Accounts Department who we recently sponsored to complete the ‘Coast 2 Coast’ challenge all for the amazing Alzheimer’s Society Charity.
Winn Solicitors, the Specialist Road Traffic Accident Solicitors are celebrating employee Aniqah Rafi qualifying as a Solicitor.
Winn Solicitors, the Specialist Road Traffic Accident Firm, are thrilled to have received the 'Investors in People' accreditation. Investors in People is the UK’s leading people management business improvement standard.