AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Appoint New Associate Director

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors have appointed a new Associate Director, Janine Eaglesfield (formerly of Gordons and Shulmans LLP) Janine has over 25 years’ experience in property legal work, covering a wide range of commercial and residential work both locally and nationally. Her move to AWB Charlesworth Solicitors shows the continuous growth of the firm and the... Read More


Understanding Parental Responsibility

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

Rather than considering the “rights” of parents, Family Law talks of parental responsibility (PR).  PR gives you all the legal powers to make appropriate decisions in relation to the upbringing of your child. Generally if you are a parent with PR you should expect to be consulted by the other parent about major matters concerning... Read More


Free wills service to local Fire Officers

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

AWB Charlesworth solicitors limited have recently started working in conjunction with Skipton and Grassington Fire Service to offer a free wills service to local firemen and women.  Sarah Richardson, a wills and probate executive at the firm, came up with the idea after learning that many of the fire service did not have wills in... Read More


Leases of Flats- How long a term is long enough?

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

Purchasers of leasehold properties need to appreciate that a lease is a “wasting asset”.  Allowing the lease to become too short by not extending it at the right time can be detrimental to the leaseholder.  It can result in fewer institutional lenders being willing to lend of the property making it more difficult to sell... Read More


New Trainee Appointed

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors, with offices in Skipton, Keighley, Bingley and Bradford have appointed a new trainee solicitor to their growing firm. Having graduated with a First Class LLB (Hons) Law degree in 2015, Anna Robinson joined AWB Charlesworth in May 2017 as a secretary in the residential property department, having previously worked in criminal, family,... Read More


New Year….New Start?

Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019

Many of us are familiar with the media hype about early January being a time when Family Lawyers experience a sudden influx of new enquiries. Theories put forward by the press include:- Couples who have been forced to spend more family time together over the festive period have reached “breaking point”. Couples who may have... Read More


Women at Work raise over £420 for Manorlands Hospice

Thursday, 3 Jan 2019

Pictured Left- Right.  Liz Smith (NatWest) Deana Morgan (Deana Morgan Dance Services) Emma Sadler-Mason (NatWest) Katie Ingham (AWB Charlesworth Solicitors) Molly Ralphson (Manorlands)  The Aire-Valley professional networking group Women@Work organised by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and NatWest Bank have raised over £420 for Manorlands at their latest event held on Thursday 6th December.  Over 30 local... Read More


Does shared care have to be shared equally

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

When parents separate, it is understandable that each at the very least seeks an arrangement that would allow the child to spend an equal amount of time with both parents. In practice, this can often be difficult to implement and may be impacted by many different issues such as the child’s age, care requirements, education... Read More


The Great AWB Charlesworth Bake-Off 2018

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018

Inspired by the TV series, the Great British Bake Off, the staff at AWB Charlesworth have created some incredible cakes in aid of the charity MIND. Now in its sixth year, the firm produced over 20 cakes across the offices and Allia Hussain from MIND In Bradford acted as judge.    The overall winner of... Read More


Mark Shaw awarded a Worldwide Excellence Award

Monday, 22 Oct 2018

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors of Keighley, Skipton, Bradford and Bingley are pleased to announce that Mark Shaw, Associate Director has been awarded a Worldwide Excellence Award from STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).  STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. STEP works to improve public... Read More