News

Read about Hine Downing’s latest legal news, team announcements, updates and events we have supported in the local area.

New Chairman at Falmouth Age Concern

Hine Downing Partner William Richards is to be the new Chairman of Falmouth Age Concern (FCA), an independent charity serving the local area. FAC works with and for older people in Falmouth, Penryn and the surrounding area running a volunteer befriending service, several clubs and a programme of summer excursions to the coast and countryside. With… Read more »

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Fond Farewell to David Toseland

One of Cornwall’s most respected and popular residential property conveyancers has retired from Falmouth-based law-firm Hine Downing after 46 years. Over his long career David Toseland has helped thousands of people move home, with many clients returning time and again for his straightforward, reassuring and plain-dealing approach to conveyancing work. “David is in many ways… Read more »

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Come and See Us at Stithians Show – Monday 17th July 2017

Preparations are well underway for this years show. We look forward to seeing clients old and new on our stand – come and join us for a drink and a chat!

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Probate Fees – Planned Increase Scrapped

It has been announced by The Ministry of Justice that the controversial plans to raise Probate Fees are to be scrapped. The proposed change would have seen Probate Fees that currently stand at £155.00 rise sharply. Estates worth between £500,000.00 and £1,000,000.00 would have paid fees of £4,000.00 Estates valued at more than £2 million would have paid fees of… Read more »

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Cornwall Hospice Care’s Make a Will Week 15-19 May 2017

Hine Downing are pleased to announce their participation in Cornwall Hospice Care’s Make a Will Week to be held on the 15th to 19th May 2017.   Legacies are vital to that Charity providing nearly a fifth of their income and vitally needed to fund the specialist care they provide to patients and families.  … Read more »

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In theory it is lawful for people to dis-inherit their children, or is it?

In theory it is lawful for people to dis-inherit their children, or is it?

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