AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Limited are thrilled to have picked up 2 Keighley Business Awards at the 2017 ceremony.

Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017

Some of the AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Limited team celebrating their ‘Customer Service of the Year’ award win! AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Limited have had a strong presence in the local community for many years, with offices in Keighley, Skipton, Bingley and Bradford. Their recent Keighley Business Award wins are testament to their reputation of offering a high... Read More


New solicitor at AWB Charlesworth Solicitors to join growing team of property lawyers at Keighley office

Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors have recruited once again, shortly after appointing two other team members, Diane Bootland (Bingley) and Julie Morris (Skipton) to their Property teams. AnneMaria Morrin joins the Keighley Conveyancing department, working closely alongside Directors Martin Wood and Alan Davidson and three other lawyers, taking the property team at Keighley to six lawyers plus support staff. AnneMaria qualified in 1994 and has over 10... Read More


AWB Charlesworth Solicitors welcomes 2 new recruits to their Skipton and Bingley offices.

Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017

From Left to right: Diane Bootland- Conveyancing Executive, Bingley and Julie Morris- Solicitor, Skipton   AWB Charlesworth Solicitors have recently welcomed two new recruits to join their growing teams within their Skipton and Bingley offices.  Diane Bootland joins the Firm after working for over ten years as a Conveyancing Executive at large legal practices in Bradford.... Read More


Maximising Inheritance for your children.

Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017

Tax is never popular, but inheritance tax (paying tax when somebody dies) is often seen as one of the more objectionable taxes. Until April of this year the general rule (there are exceptions) is that you pay inheritance tax if the value of your estate exceeds the Nil-Rate Band (‘NRB’) which, for the last eight years,... Read More


AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Pearson and Associates raise over £2,000 for Martin House Hospice at 2017 Charity Golf Day.

Tuesday, 1 Aug 2017

Liam O’Neill (Director), Umberto Vietri (Director), Melanie Crewe (Marketing Executive) and Declan Hayes (Director) at The Bradford Golf Club AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Pearson and Associates Accountants, held their 4th Annual Charity Golf Event on Friday 21st July as part of their ongoing support for their chosen Charity Partner Martin House Hospice. The event took... Read More


No fault divorce – does it exist?

Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

If you are wanting an immediate divorce, the simple answer is no. At present, under English law, in order to divorce, it is necessary to apportion some form of blame – either adultery or unreasonable behaviour.  The exception is where couples have been living apart for more than 2 years. It is my experience as... Read More


Matrimonial asset or not?

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017

A Husband who was the victim of sexual assault as a child has been ordered by the Court to pay £100,000 of his compensation to his Wife. Andrew Kerslake was subjected to the abuse as a child and subsequently received £175,000 in compensation. His Wife of 19 years argued that the sum was a marital... Read More


Nestle battles Cadbury once again over the trademark of the four-fingered ‘KitKat’.

Monday, 22 May 2017

Nestle and Cadbury have had an ongoing battle for over a decade over the trademark for the chocolate ‘finger’, and last weeks ruling against ownership was the final blow to Nestle and their four-fingered KitKat bar. Nestle previously attempted the trademark ownership in 2015- but judges threw the argument out of court, suggesting the company... Read More


The appointment of a new trustee for Cliffe Castle continues the support of local businesses for this iconic building.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Roger Armstrong (Consultant Solicitor at AWB Charlesworth), Adele Gallagher (Director at David Gallagher Funeral Directors) and Vaughan Stell (Director-Stell Cardboard Tubes) Cliffe Castle is one of the most notable assets of Keighley’s Heritage- the first house on the site being built from 1828-1833 and named Cliffe Hall.  In 1848, the house was bought by the... Read More


AWB Charlesworth’s recent addition Kerry Milwain supports local Food project to feed 1000’s.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

  “Lets really feed the world” is an unlikely catch phrase for a commercial property solicitor, but Kerry Milwain who recently joined AWB Charlesworth Solicitors has it as hers. The link between the two is the work carried out for the Real Junk Food Project, which was founded in Leeds in 2013 by Adam Smith. ... Read More