Cookie Policy


Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Data Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Who we are

This website is operated by WE Solicitors LLP.  We are a Solicitors practice authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under ID number 445359.  We are a provider of legal services. 

Our website

This cookie policy only relates to your use of our website,

Throughout our website we may link to other Websites for ease of access. When you use a link to leave our Website, your use of the third-party website shall be governed by that third party’s terms of use and privacy policy. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.


A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g., computer, smartphone, or another electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us: –

  • Recognise you whenever you visit the Website (this speeds up your access to the Website as you do not have to log in each time)
  • Obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet.
  • Carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content and help us better understand your requirements and interests
  • Target out marketing more effectively; and
  • Make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, Cookies | ICO or

Consent to use cookies and changing settings

We will ask for your consent to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.

Our use of cookies

There are different types of Cookies: –

Performance Cookies – these are cookies which collect information about how you use our website, eg. Which pages you go to most often. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and it is only used to improve how our website works.

Functionality Cookies – these cookies allow our website to remember the choices that you make (such as your username, language, last action, and search preferences) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Targeting and Advertising Cookies – these cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement on our website and help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.  

The cookies that we use include: –

  • Google Analytics – this is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our site, and how we can enhance their experience.  It provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (eg. How long they stayed on the site, the average number of pages viewed).
  • SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc
  • External social networks such a as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Use of buttons and widgets on our Website allows interaction with the relevant social network. The information obtained through this Website are always subject to your privacy settings for each social network.
  • Google Marketing – these cookies are written by Google for the purpose of showing advertisements to users who have previously visited our site as they browse other websites on the internet.  For more information on Google Remarketing see:

The duration of Cookies

Different types of cookies last for longer than others.

Session Cookies – these allow our website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards.

Persistent Cookies – these are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our website to be remembered.  These will remain on your website until you delete them from your cache.

Third party access to the cookies

The cookies we use will only be accessed by us and those third parties named above for the purposes referred to in this cookie policy. Those cookies will not be accessed by any other third party.

How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so

If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, or

How to contact us

If you have any queries about this Cookie Policy you can contact Steve Evans, our Data Protection Officer by:

  • E-mail to
  • in writing to Ivy Mill, Crown Street, Failsworth, Manchester M35 9BG
  • telephone 0333 200 4232

Do you need extra help?

If you would like this notice in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ above).

Changes to this policy

This policy was last updated in January 2022.

We may change this policy from time to time, when we do, we will inform you in writing.

What our clients have to say…

“In difficult circumstances my husband was given excellent advice and assistance so that his case could be pursued. It was dealt with in an exceptionally caring, diligent and professional manner which led to a successful outcome.”


“What a great experience dealing with WE Solicitors. From the day they took my case on til the day it was resolved I received nothing but great communication, excellent service and exceptional professionalism throughout.”

Alex Surace

“Kept me informed the whole way through the process. The claim required minimal effort on my part as my solicitor did all the hard work for me. The settlement we finally agreed on was far higher than I expected at the start of the process.”

Mr Hughes