News

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

New Commercial Property Partner for Hine Downing Solicitors

Hine Downing is pleased to welcome Commercial Property specialist Diana Standen into its Partnership. Diana joined the firm’s Commercial team in 2011 and has seen this and other departments expand and grow, reflecting increasing demand for services as the Falmouth area itself has continued to thrive and develop. Since qualifying in 1995 Diana has worked… Read more »

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FARMING EXPERT JOINS HINE DOWNING LEGAL TEAM

A Cornish farming childhood has helped shape the career of solicitor Sue Reynolds who is ploughing her expertise in the legal side of rural affairs into strengthening and diversifying the Commercial Department of Falmouth-based law firm Hine Downing. Sue had the “privilege” of growing up on a dairy farm near Helston and that background has… Read more »

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Hine Downing Solicitor qualifies as Notary Public

Hine Downing solicitor Autumn Trebilcock has taken her oath to the Crown to join the select band of highly qualified specialist lawyers – the Notaries Public. Having followed an intensive study programme with University College London, alongside her private client work with the prominent Falmouth law firm, she now represents the oldest branch of the… Read more »

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Hine Downing Partner Leaving Law for the Country Life

As Partner in one of Cornwall’s leading law firms Anne Upfold has ploughed her expertise in the legal side of country pursuits into strengthening and diversifying the Commercial Department of Falmouth-based Hine Downing. Her horses, dogs and farm will be the beneficiaries of her retirement – along with husband John – after almost three decades… Read more »

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Hine Downing’s loss to be Sealed Knot’s gain

The retirement of Hine Downing Solicitors’ stalwart Richard Milner will see him resuming his other passions: brewing fine beer and battling Roundheads as a Royalist dragoon in the English Civil War. Richard, known as Dick, will be swapping a lifetime of financial expertise – which has benefitted hundreds of the leading Cornish law firm’s clients… Read more »

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Be Alert to Cybercrime

It is clear that there is an increasing risk of emails being hacked and false bank details being provided to law firms. For this reason, all clients should send their bank details to us by post or provide them in writing at a face-to-face meeting with your lawyer (such as by providing a recent bank… Read more »

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