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


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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Make a Will Week to benefit Falmouth Age Concern

Hine Downing Solicitors has teamed up with Falmouth Age Concern, which provides contact and friendship for lonely older people in and around Falmouth and Penryn, to offer a will making service in which the normal fee is waived and a contribution made to the charity instead. Falmouth Age Concern runs a successful and much needed… 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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