Employees at Paris Smith LLP have celebrated winning one of the firm’s Willy Wonka style golden tickets at Chewton Glen Hotel and Spa where they will spend the night experiencing dinner, bed and breakfast with use of the spa facilities.

The firm, with offices in Southampton and Winchester recently surprised over 200 employees with chocolate bars with five of them featuring the golden ticket reward as part of its staff incentives to celebrate its 200th year in 2018.

The five golden ticket winners were Sarah Jessup, a legal assistant in Tax and Estate Planning, Lisa Fairway, a solicitor in Commercial Property, Karen Ryves, a secretary in Commercial Property and Rebecca Buckett, a secretary in Commercial Property all from the firm’s Southampton office and George Harrold, a paralegal in Commercial Property at the Winchester office.

One of the winners, Rebecca Buckett said: “I was so delighted to win. My son has been in hospital recently so I am thoroughly looking forward to a night in the hotel, it couldn’t have come at a better time.”

Andrew Stembridge, Executive Director of Iconic Luxury Hotels said: “We are really looking forward to welcoming guests from Paris Smith. We have a long relationship with the firm and share its desire to reward staff. We are delighted to play a part in its 200-year celebrations.”