Candlelighters chosen as Morrish charity partner for 2017/2018

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We are delighted to announce that our Charity of the Year for 2017/2018 is Candlelighters. Candlelighters is a Yorkshire based charity supporting children with cancer and their families. They offer practical, emotional and financial support to all the 150 children diagnosed with cancer every year in the county. Paul Scholey, Senior Partner at Morrish Solicitors said: “We are proud of … Read More

Morrish Solicitors one of highest donating firms for Will Aid

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John Coulhurst from Will Aid popped over to our Yeadon office this morning to present Tom Morrish with a certificate for being one of the highest donating firms in West Yorkshire (4th). An amazing £34,496 raised since being part of Will Aid and £5,490 this year. Peter de Vena Franks from Will Aid said: “This really is a huge amount … Read More

Please support our It’s a Knockout team

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Ten Morrish members of staff  will be taking part in It’s a Knockout to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Children’s Heart Surgery Fund!! It will take place at Roundhay Park, Leeds on 25 June 2017. The team will be preparing for new challenges with water, foam and inflatables! Children’s Heart Surgery Fund couldn’t be more local to us…they are literally steps around … Read More

Pudsey Office Christmas Foodbank Collection

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Our Pudsey office is once again, a drop off point for donations to the West Leeds Food Bank. The biggest collection is without doubt the pre-Christmas collection, which this year will be during the week commencing 12th December. Foodbanks can be a lifeline to people struggling during the winter months. This Christmas help bring warmth and sustenance to local people … Read More

Thank you for supporting our Fire Walk team

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Thanks to your support and very kind donations, our fire walk team have managed to raise a fantastic £600.00 for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. The event took place on 24 November outside Leeds Art Gallery and the team commented that it was a test of faith or bravery! Emily, Carrie, Rizz and Tony will undergo motivational training by experts and then walk … Read More

A fantastic £379 raised in our CHSF charity raffle

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Morrish Solicitors Charity Partnership raffle for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund has raised a fantastic £379.00. The lucky winners are: Pair of Kaiser Chiefs tickets – David Sorensen £100 cash – Gavin Avison Meal for 2 with wine  at The Woods – Karen Woodward 2 Club tickets for Ripon Races – Alex O’Leary Bottle Champagne – Laura Pickersgill My Lahore voucher – Noelle Heath 4 … Read More

Please support our Fire Walk team

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Four Morrish members of staff – Emily Meredith, Carrie King, Rizz Bashir and Tony Rippon will be taking part in a Firewalk to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Children’s Heart Surgery Fund!! It will take place at Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds on 24 November 2016. Walking over fire is without doubt one of the most thrilling extreme events that a person could take … Read More

Support for CHSF

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A very touching visit to the children’s heart unit at the LGI this morning to present our annual fundraising cheque of £4398 to Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. Thank you to Heather (the Matron), who gave us a tour, including the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. It really opened our eyes to the full journey the children take when having open heart … Read More

Not just legal work

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This week I attended an excellent event organised by Tenfold, a Leeds-based charity providing a forum for voluntary sector organisations supporting people with learning disabilities. We’ve supported Tenfold for the last 3 years.  It’s a rewarding and occasionally inspirational relationship. Tenfold events are often chaired and led by service users – a broad spectrum of people with learning disabilities – with an able … Read More

James Shingleton and Charlotte Bandawe appointed as Dementia Friends Champions

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We are pleased to announce that two of our Solicitors, Charlotte Bandawe and James Shingleton, have successfully completed their training to become Dementia Friends Champions. They join Tom Morrish and Monika Volsing who completed their training last year. Dementia Friends information sessions are run by Dementia Friends Champions on a voluntary basis to help you understand what it’s like to live … Read More

Please support our 5k Color Me Rad Team

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Twelve Morrish members of staff –Sandy Kaur, Becca Wharton, Rizz Bashir, Laura Pickersgill, Sammy Simpson, Kiran Chana, Emily Meredith, Monika Volsing, Alisha Hyams, Ashley Dixon, James Shingleton and Clair Watmore will be taking part in the 5k Color Me Rad run to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Children’s Heart Surgery Fund!! It will take place at Harewood House, Leeds … Read More

Thanks for your support

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Thank you so much for helping us to smash our £2k fundraising target for our Children’s Heart Surgery Fund charity sky dive! We have now raised £2500 thanks to your very kind and generous donations. The Morrish team said that although they were extremely nervous, it was the experience of a lifetime! The money raised will help support children and … Read More

Please support our Morrish skydive

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Four brave Morrish members of staff – Ashley Dixon, Carrie King, Emily Meredith and Rizzwana Bashir will be doing a tandem skydive from 15,000 ft, reaching a terminal velocity at 120mph to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Children’s Heart Surgery Fund!! It will take place at Hibaldstow in North Lincolnshire on 13 September 2015. Children’s Heart Surgery … Read More

We are delighted to announce our Charity of the Year for 2015/2016

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We are delighted to announce that our Charity of the Year for 2015/2016 is the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. Children’s Heart Surgery Fund is the award winning charity supporting the Yorkshire heart unit at the Leeds General Infirmary. Paul Scholey, Senior Partner at Morrish Solicitors said: “We are proud of our strong community ties and our commitment to helping people in … Read More

A fantastic £450 raised in our Alzheimer’s Society Raffle

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Morrish Solicitors Charity of the Year raffle for the Alzheimer’s Society has raised a fantastic £450.00. The lucky winners are: 1 night’s B&B Queens Hotel, Leeds – Moira Kilvington 2 Paolo Nutini tickets – Millenium Square, Leeds (19 June) – James Shingleton 1 night’s B&B Park Plaza Hotel – Charlotte Bandawe Kindle – Emily Hembry 2 tickets to show of choice at West Yorkshire … Read More

A fantastic £450 raised in our Alzheimer's Society Raffle

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Morrish Solicitors Charity of the Year raffle for the Alzheimer’s Society has raised a fantastic £450.00. The lucky winners are: 1 night’s B&B Queens Hotel, Leeds – Moira Kilvington 2 Paolo Nutini tickets – Millenium Square, Leeds (19 June) – James Shingleton 1 night’s B&B Park Plaza Hotel – Charlotte Bandawe Kindle – Emily Hembry 2 tickets to show of choice at West Yorkshire … Read More

Charity Raffle for Alzheimer’s Society

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Morrish Solicitors are holding a raffle to raise funds for our Charity of the Year, the Alzheimer’s Society.  There are many great prizes to be won, including: 1 night’s B&B Queens Hotel, Leeds 2 Paolo Nutini tickets – Millenium Square, Leeds (19 June) 1 night’s B&B Park Plaza Hotel Kindle 2 tickets to show of choice at West Yorkshire Playhouse … Read More

Charity Raffle for Alzheimer's Society

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Morrish Solicitors are holding a raffle to raise funds for our Charity of the Year, the Alzheimer’s Society.  There are many great prizes to be won, including: 1 night’s B&B Queens Hotel, Leeds 2 Paolo Nutini tickets – Millenium Square, Leeds (19 June) 1 night’s B&B Park Plaza Hotel Kindle 2 tickets to show of choice at West Yorkshire Playhouse … Read More

Morrish Solicitors achieve objectives under Dementia Action Plan

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Morrish Solicitors became a member of the Leeds Dementia Action Alliance and also the Bradford District Dementia Action Alliance in 2014. The Dementia Action Alliance brings together organisations across England committed to transforming the lives of people with dementia and their carers. We felt it was important to be recognised as a ‘dementia friendly’ organisation so that our clients with … Read More

We are delighted to be supporting the Tenfold Awards

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We are delighted to be involved once again with the Tenfold Awards, which recognise and celebrate the amazing work that is done in Leeds to support and improve the lives of people with learning disabilities. In 2013 we sponsored the award for Innovation, which went to West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Relaxed Performances. This year we will be sponsoring the award for … Read More

Morrish Solicitors raise £2445 for Will Aid Charities

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Morrish Solicitors LLP would like to publicly thank their Will Aid clients for their generous donations which have led to the firm raising an amazing total of £2445 for the Will Aid charities during November’s Will Aid campaign. The firm volunteered their time and skills to write Wills for local people, helping these clients secure the future for their loved … Read More

Help feed Leeds families this Christmas

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Please help feed local families this Christmas – we have a drop-off point for food donations at our Pudsey office. All donations are collected by Leeds West Foodbank and they are appealing particularly for tinned fruit and veg at this time, which they are running short of. Around 3,000 vulnerable Leeds residents are expected to fall into food poverty over … Read More

Fundraising for Alzheimer’s Society on target!

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We announced at the end of June that the Alzheimer’s Society had been chosen as our Charity of the Year 2014/2015. The charity, which will benefit from all fundraising and volunteering activities planned over the next 12 months, was chosen for the wide range of support it offers dementia suffers, and their carers and families, in the region. The Alzheimer’s Society … Read More

Fundraising for Alzheimer's Society on target!

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We announced at the end of June that the Alzheimer’s Society had been chosen as our Charity of the Year 2014/2015. The charity, which will benefit from all fundraising and volunteering activities planned over the next 12 months, was chosen for the wide range of support it offers dementia suffers, and their carers and families, in the region. The Alzheimer’s Society … Read More

Dementia Action Alliance

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It is our aim to make all communities more dementia friendly to improve the quality of life for those diagnosed with a form of dementia. As a firm, we are members of the Bradford Dementia Action Alliance andLeeds Dementia Action Alliance. Our action plan can be seen on the Dementia Action Alliance website. We have made three commitments to improve our working environment … Read More

James Shingleton of Morrish Solicitors accepted as Member of Solicitors for the Elderly

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Solicitor James Shingleton of Leeds and Bradford based solicitors Morrish Solicitors has been accepted as a member of the national association ‘Solicitors for the Elderly‘ (SFE).  SFE is an association of lawyers who specialise in legal services for older people and their carers. Members of SFE have a wealth of experience within this key legal area and they are required to have spent a substantial amount of time … Read More

10k Memory Walk in support of Alzheimer’s Society – 6 September

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We will be taking part in the 10k Memory Walk in support of Alzheimer’s Society on 6 September at Roundhay Park, Leeds. It’s sure to be a great day for the whole family and will be raising money for a fantastic cause – raising awareness and much-needed funds for local people living in the area with dementia, their families and … Read More

10k Memory Walk in support of Alzheimer's Society – 6 September

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We will be taking part in the 10k Memory Walk in support of Alzheimer’s Society on 6 September at Roundhay Park, Leeds. It’s sure to be a great day for the whole family and will be raising money for a fantastic cause – raising awareness and much-needed funds for local people living in the area with dementia, their families and … Read More