Emsleys Blog

  • Legal phone-in: Round up

    Legal phone-in: Round up

    Director and Head of Personal Injury Andrew Greenwood returned to the radio on Thursday for BBC Radio Leeds’ legal phone-in. He joined presenter Richard Stead, answering a series of legal queries from listeners – if you missed it, a… Read More

  • What is a limitation period?

    What is a limitation period?

    A limitation period is a time period during which a claim can be made.   The time limits are set out in an Act called the Limitation Act and this Act defines a variety of time periods which are applicable depending on the claim… Read More

  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – a warning?

    Lasting Powers of Attorney – a warning?

    Former senior judge of the Court of Protection Denzil Lush recently commented on Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), warning that they may leave the elderly at risk of financial abuse. However, when put into context, Lush’s fears most… Read More

  • Director Andrew Greenwood takes to the radio

    Director Andrew Greenwood takes to the radio

    Director and Head of Personal Injury Andrew Greenwood took to the airwaves on Thursday as he joined Stephanie Hirst on BBC Radio Leeds for the legal phone-in. During the programme he answered listeners’ legal questions and concerns,… Read More

  • Proudly supporting Leeds Frontrunners’ Pride Run

    Proudly supporting Leeds Frontrunners’ Pride Run

    On Saturday 5th August, Emsleys once again proudly supported Leeds Frontrunners’ pride run at Woodhouse Moor. Kicking off this year’s Leeds Pride celebrations, the event was attended by over 500 runners and numerous volunteers.… Read More

  • Director and Head of Wills & Probate shortlisted for award

    Director and Head of Wills & Probate shortlisted for award

    Helen Gott, Director and Head of Emsleys’ Wills & Probate department, has been shortlisted for the Private Client Award in The Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017. Helen is an expert in the private client field, with expertise in wills, probate,… Read More

  • Emsleys' Charity Fun Day for St Gemma’s Hospice

    Emsleys' Charity Fun Day for St Gemma’s Hospice

    Have fun and raise money for St Gemma’s Hospice with our Charity Fun Day on Sunday 16 July, 11am-3pm at Colton Cricket Club. Following the success of last year’s Fun Day, the event will feature a bouncy castle, water zorbs and land… Read More

  • Is it time to think about extending your lease?

    Is it time to think about extending your lease?

    If you own a leasehold house or flat with less than 90 years left to run, it may be time for you to consider obtaining or approaching your landlord for a lease extension. Without this, it may be or may become more difficult to sell or… Read More

  • New Charity of the Year: St Gemma’s Hospice

    New Charity of the Year: St Gemma’s Hospice

    At the beginning of June, Emsleys partnered with St Gemma’s Hospice as its Charity of the Year for 2017/18. Based in Leeds, St Gemma’s provides care and support for those living with terminal illnesses in the local area. The charity… Read More

  • Three new Emsleys Rewards partners

    Three new Emsleys Rewards partners

    We are delighted to welcome three new business partners on board with our client loyalty scheme Emsleys Rewards: Camp Xplode, Iveridge Health Club and Haley & Clifford. Cardholders can receive a 10% discount on day camps for children… Read More

  • Charity Committee’s auction success

    Charity Committee’s auction success

    At the end of last month, Emsleys’ Charity Auction raised a fantastic £1,000 for its Charity of the Year, Macmillan Cancer Support.  Guests had the opportunity to bid on a variety of lots, from restaurant vouchers at various local… Read More