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The Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge 2021

The Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge Raises £5000 for Five Charities

Well, what a year it’s been! We started off the year with an announcement that we were launching The Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge, with the aim of getting out and about and raising money for five very special charities. We had a target of reaching £3,000, with our staff aiming to do as many virtual…

Gareth Naylor’s Family Show They Are Total Warriors In Support Of Little Hiccups

Our Head of Personal Injury and Inquest Law, Gareth Naylor, recently took part in an outdoor challenge to help raise money for Little Hiccups, a local Leeds based charity and support group that helps families and children with additional needs and disabilities. Little Hiccups is an important charity for Ison Harrison and we have worked…

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We’re Exhibiting at The Great Yorkshire Show 2021

This year we are going to be attending the Great Yorkshire Show and we are very excited! Not only is this the first time we have attended the famous agricultural event, but it is also our first event attendance in over 16 months due to the pandemic, so we are delighted to be exhibiting at…

Specialist Inquest Solicitor Takes On New Challenge With Half Marathon

Having stopped running in 2015 after I completed the Brighton Marathon and a number of half marathons, I decided in January last year that I would put my running shoes back on to see if I still have it in me to run the Leeds Half Marathon (despite in the meantime becoming a mum). Unfortunately,…

The Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge 2021

The Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge – Our June Mini Challenge!

After the successful launch of our Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge earlier this year, each month we have been encouraging our staff to get out and about to help raise money for 5 charities very special to us: Erb’s Palsy Group, Barnsley Hospice, Little Hiccups, INQUEST and The Prince of Wales Hospice. To date, we have…

Ison Harrison Empathy Fast

Ison Harrison Launches Empathy Fast To Support FareShare

All Ison Harrison staff, including, non-Muslim employees, are taking part in a one-day fast marking the end of Ramadan and helping raise awareness of the issue of food poverty. Spearheaded by partner and head of employment law Yunus Lunat, staff from all 16 Yorkshire branches of Ison Harrison are being encouraged to take part in…

The Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge 2021

Ready…Set…Go: The Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge 2021

We are delighted to launch the Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge this month, which will be our charity-focused fitness campaign for 2021. The purpose of the challenge is to get staff active whilst at the same time raising money for 5 charities we have a close relationship with; Barnsley Hospice, Prince of Wales Hospice, Little Hiccups,…

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Ison Harrison & Little Hiccups Team Up For Clip n Climb Event

On Sunday 19th January, members from Ison Harrison together with Little Hiccups charity members and families, set out on a mission to climb the Yorkshire Three Peaks! But rather than being outside on a cold January day, this Yorkshire Three Peaks climb took place in the warm surroundings of Clip n Climb in Leeds, an…

York Business Week

We’re Sponsoring York Business Week 2019

For the second consecutive year Ison Harrison is proud to be sponsoring York Business Week. Ison Harrison opened its York branch in October 2018, and over the last 12 months we have become a vital resource to many people in this popular and historic Yorkshire city. Our sponsorship of York Business Week allows us to…

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The Ison Harrison #CycleSeptember Results Are In…!

Following the month-long #CycleSeptember campaign to raise money for Leeds based support group, Little Hiccups, we are delighted to report that we have now tallied up the miles cycled! For every 1 mile cycled by staff, £1 is to be donated to Little Hiccups. Here are our staff cycling totals! Anne Marie O’Hagan cycled 285…

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Ison Harrison Attends ‘Legal Eagles’ Networking Event for the Wilberforce Trust

York Solicitor, Jess Bourke, attended a local networking event for the Wilberforce Trust on Thursday 26th September, alongside other local private client solicitors hosted at the York Bird of Prey Centre. The ‘Legal Eagles’ networking event was an opportunity for local solicitors to come together and support The Wilberforce Trust and their charity work. The…

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Get Your Bikes Out – We’re Launching #CycleSeptember!

Ison Harrison is proud to be launching a new initiative encouraging health and wellbeing in the workplace with our very own “Cycle September” campaign. Following the significant, and most welcomed, improvements to the Leeds City Centre cycling routes with the recent opening of the Cycle Superhighway, we are delighted to be supporting the council’s ongoing…

Ison Harrison 127 mile charity cycle race for Little Hiccups

The Ison Harrison 127-Mile Cycle Race Challenge

Following the recent announcement of our new Cycle September campaign, we are pleased to confirm our launch event which will be an epic 127-mile cycle race to support local charity, Little Hiccups. Our clinical negligence solicitor and new Barnsley branch manager, Anne Robertson, is taking on this cycle challenge on 30th – 31st August which…

The Big Burley Bash

Ison Harrison Sponsoring The Big Burley Bash: Burley in Wharfedale CC vs Lashings World XI

We’re pleased to announce our sponsorship for the ‘Big Burley Bash’ in July, with some celebrated names in world cricket coming to Burley-in-Wharfedale to entertain and play against the locals. The Big Burley Bash is a T20 game featuring the famous Lashings Xl v the local Burley-in-Wharfedale Cricket Club, and will take place on Friday…

Ilkley Half Marathon

We’re Sponsoring The Ilkley Half Marathon

We are pleased to announce we have signed up as a sponsor for the Ilkley Half Marathon 2019. The half marathon will be taking place on 14th July 2019, and as the intrepid runners pound the streets, quite possibly in the summer sun, they will be cheered on by hundreds of well-wishers as this high…

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Family Law Partner, Parveen Ahmed, Set To Speak at Forced Marriage Event

On Wednesday 12th June, Ison Harrison partner and family law expert, Parveen Ahmed, will be speaking at a Forced Marriage symposium which aims to raise awareness of forced marriage in the UK, exploring what it is and why it happens. The event is being held at Leeds Beckett University and there will be 2 hours…

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What It Means for Ison Harrison Being Dementia Friendly

We have many targets for 2019 and amongst them is an aim to become a dementia-friendly firm of solicitors. Our Ilkley branch is spearheading an inclusive drive to be more accommodating and responsive to dementia-suffering customers and we are proud to be supporting the Dementia Action Week 2019. Victoria Holland and Jess Bourke are members of…

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Ison Harrison Helps To Implement Change With Ground-Breaking Trip To China

At Ison Harrison, we have always prided ourselves on setting the standards in the legal sector, and it is fantastic when our expertise and professionalism is recognised, particularly when this can lead to impacting positive change on a wider scale. This was the case recently, when one of our partners, Mark Foley, was invited on…

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Leeds Business Seminar: “Planning for Exiting a Business as a Business Owner”

On 22nd May 2019, we are hosting a FREE business event in Leeds city centre offering advice to business owners looking to grow and plan for the future, and tickets are available now. Ison Harrison’s Head of Corporate, Richard Coulthard, has organised a timetable featuring 4 key speakers, including a financial advisor and a business…

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Specialist Advice at this week’s free Legal Clinic in Ilkley

Our popular Legal Clinic, held at the Clarke Foley centre, offers free legal advice every Thursday between 12.30pm-2.30pm. This week, there’s a special focus on all things Regulatory. Our Regulatory department regularly deals with cases involving so-called ‘white collar’ crime, as well as licensing (such as shotgun and taxi licensing) and environmental offences. Amber is…

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Ison Harrison Sponsors Kind Hearts Give Back Ball 2019

Ison Harrison is proud to announce it is sponsoring the Kind Hearts Ball for a second consecutive year, following the success of the 2018 event. The ball is set to take place on Sunday March 24th at the New Dock Hall at Royal Armouries in Leeds. Kind Hearts Give Back is a charity set up…

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Ison Harrison Shortlisted For Two Ilkley Business Awards

Our regional office in the busy market town of Ilkley has gone from strength to strength since its opening in 2010, and now our efforts in establishing a trusted local resource in the area have been recognised with the branch being nominated for two awards at the Ilkley Business Awards 2019. The awards are taking…

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Ison Harrison Supports The Little Hiccups Christmas Ball

We are delighted to announce that Ison Harrison is continuing its close association with the Little Hiccups charity by supporting their annual Christmas Charity Ball on 24th November 2018. Little Hiccups is a Leeds-based support group for families who have a child with disabilities or special needs. Our Head of Clinical Negligence, James Thompson, has…

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​Ison Harrison Gets Switched On For Christmas

#LeedsChristmas Campaign: The countdown to Christmas is on, and we are taking the opportunity of our landmark 40th anniversary celebrations to join in the festive fun! In partnership with Leeds City Council, Ison Harrison has invested in a key sponsorship of the city’s annual Christmas celebrations, including the prestigious Christmas Lights switch-on and the extremely…

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The Erb’s Palsy Group Ball 2018 – Supported By Ison Harrison

This year we are proud to have supported the Erb’s Palsy Group Silver Anniversary Ball. The Silver Anniversary Ball celebrated 25 years of the Erb’s Palsy Group and was held at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds. Tickets for the ball included a drinks reception, three-course set menu and four bottles of wine per table of ten…

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Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2018

Very few people have heard of Erb’s Palsy and the awareness week is designed to change that by raising public awareness. Also known as Brachial Plexus Paralysis, Erb’s Palsy is often a birthing injury, caused by trauma at birth and generally with larger babies that get stuck during the birthing process. Affecting one to five…

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Erb’s Palsy Group Picnic in the Park 2018

In celebration of their 25th Anniversary the Erb’s Palsy Group had a picnic in the park on Sunday 19th August. They decided to have a picnic as they wanted to refocus on the original remit of their family events which was to provide an opportunity for families to meet, socialise, share experiences and forge friendships….

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Ison Harrison Supports Former Client In Charity Bike Ride

Ison Harrison Supports Former Client In Charity Bike Ride Establishing a reputation as one of the leading solicitors in Yorkshire doesn’t just come through successfully representing our clients. At Ison Harrison we pride ourselves on implementing a customer care policy that leaves a lasting impression on our clients, and a great example of this is…

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Ison Harrison Sponsors Charlie’s Charity Ball

Ison Harrison has agreed to be a headline sponsor for the upcoming Charlie’s Charity Ball & Awards 2018, a special fundraising event on September 29th being staged by the Charlie’s Angels Centre Foundation. The charity is dedicated to helping bereaved parents and families to cope with the loss of their children. In areas of our…

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Ison Harrison Set to Support the Pregnant Then Screwed Live Event

Maternity discrimination is on the rise and at Ison Harrison we know this all too well. As one of the most respected maternity discrimination solicitors in Leeds and Yorkshire, we have seen a 75% increase in queries relating to maternity discrimination in recent years. Sadly, this is accompanied by a shortfall in cases being taken to…

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We’re Exhibiting at the Help to Buy Show – March 2018

We’re pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at the Help to Buy Show in Birmingham on Saturday 17th March. We will be attending the event with an expert team to help first time buyers from all over the country. The shows are a great source of information for first time buyers where specialist solicitors,…

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Ison Harrison to Exhibit at the Otley Show

On Saturday 19th May we will be exhibiting at the Otley Show for the first time. The Otley Show is one of the oldest agricultural events in the country, dating back over 200 years, and held on the Spring Bank holiday weekend. Over 100 trade stands offer a wide range of crafts, gifts, floral displays…

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Ison Harrison at the Squires Egg Fun Run

We have a longstanding commitment to being involved with community groups, initiatives and events- and this year is no exception. One event we’re really looking forward to is the forthcoming Charity Egg Run at the famous Squires Café. Friendly solicitors in Leeds The café is situated in an area served by our Garforth and Crossgates…

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Ison Harrison Sponsors Radio Aire Young Heroes Award

Ison Harrison are sponsoring an award at the annual gathering of Young Heroes in the city of Leeds; the Radio Aire Young Heroes Awards 2017. The event takes place at the Clayton Hotel in Leeds on 21st September 2017, and the aim of the awards is to celebrate all the fantastic young people in the…

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Ison Harrison is Supporting Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week

Ison Harrison is one of only three law firms in England and Wales recommended by the Erb’s Palsy Group – a national charity – and they are joining forces to promote Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week, running from 26th June. The Clinical Negligence team of Ison Harrison, headed by James Thompson, specialises in Erb’s Palsy cases,…

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Ison Harrison Take On the Challenge of The Lyke Wake Walk

Three members of Ison Harrison staff, along with friends and family, are taking on one of the biggest challenge of their lives in the next few days, all in the name of raising funds for a brilliant local charity. Emma Garfitt, Lucy Holt and Gareth Forster are taking on the Lyke Wake Walk on Saturday…

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Announcing Our Huddersfield Branch Launch Event!

January saw the latest historic chapter in Ison Harrison’s continuing success story and we are marking the occasion with a launch event this coming Friday (3rd February) the highlight of which will be a not-to-be-missed speech. Our Huddersfield branch opened on 30th January and is already proving a big hit with local people. Various branches…

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A ‘Royal Visit’ To West Yorkshire As Part Of National Inter Faith Week

The head of our Employment Law Department Yunus Lunat was at the centre of a prestigious visit to his Batley area last week, in his role at the Mount Pleasant Islamic Trust. The Medina Mosque in Batley welcomed the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Ingrid Roscoe, and her Deputy Lord Lieutenant colleagues as part of…

Little Hiccups

Ison Harrison Teams Up With Little Hiccups For Charity Ball

On Saturday 19th November 2016, Ison Harrison will be attending a charity ball in support of Little Hiccups, a Leeds based support group for families who have a child with disabilities or special needs. Representing our firm, we have a number of solicitors from different departments attending the event. Managing Partner Jonathan Wearing will be…

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Ison Harrison Sponsors The Crystal Event 2016 In Aid of Variety

As a Leeds law firm, we are always keen to work with local charities and events and having worked with Variety, the children’s charity, on regular occasions, we thought their upcoming charity event would be great to get involved with. Today, we are pleased to announce we will be official co-sponsors of the Crystal Event…

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Ison Harrison Team Up With Radio Aire for #MissionChristmas

The Mission Christmas Cash for Kids is a charity appeal which works with local radio stations to help support children in communities throughout the UK. The appeal, which successfully raised £15.7m in 2014, operates in 21 areas and each region works with local businesses that act as ‘drop off points’. These drop off points are…

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Ison Harrison Sponsors Ilkley Charity Quiz

We’re pleased to announce that Ison Harrison will be the headline sponsor at this year’s Ilkley charity quiz, part of the Ilkley Breakfast Rotary Networking & Charity Group. The quiz, which is for businesses, organisations and individuals, takes place on Thursday 22 nd October 2015 at the Ilkley Rugby Club Clubhouse. Ison Harrison have strong…

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Ison Harrison Proudly Sponsors the 2015 Ilkley Film Festival

Leeds Law firm, Ison Harrison, is the proud headline sponsor of the 2015 Ilkley Film Festival. This exciting festival showcasing a wide range of film genres will take place across five days from 18th to 22nd February 2015. Following the success of the first Ilkley Film Festival which attracted 3,200 local and visiting audiences from…

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Isons competing in the Abbey Dash 2014

On Sunday November 16th, 10 members of the Ison Harrison team will be taking part in the Age UK Abbey Dash. The race that attracts over 10,000 runners, kicks off on Wellington Street on Sunday at 9.30am. Several members of the team who took place in the Jane Tomlinson Leeds 10k in July will be…