The Hine Downing Legal Team

We pride ourselves on our strong client relations, our personal and friendly approach and a knowledgeable and experienced team.

Roger Stephens

Senior Partner and Head of Probate

Roger is an expert in the preparation of wills and the administration of estates.

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Anthony Deacon


Anthony is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – expert in will and trust drafting, estate and trust administration and accounting.

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John Lowry

Partner and Head of Commercial

As head of our commercial law department, John has spent many years successfully acting for clients from a wide range of business sectors.

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Peter Stonehouse partner and head of residential at Hine Downing

Peter Stonehouse

Partner and Head of Residential

Peter is a highly-skilled solicitor with a detailed understanding of the local residential property market and a broad experience in handling transactions of all sizes.

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Anne Upfold

Partner specialising in corporate transactions

Anne is the firm’s lead on company law, including disposals and acquisitions, and is particularly experienced in working with small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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William Richards


William has a wealth of experience with the management and distribution of deceased clients’ estates and the preparation of wills.

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