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

New Dispute Resolution appointment

One of Cornwall’s solicitors has been lured from retirement to head up the litigation and dispute resolution team of Falmouth firm Hine Downing.

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The new Countryside Stewardship Manual

Natural England has published the Countryside Stewardship manual detailing the information required to apply for the new Countryside Stewardship scheme. The manual gives detailed information on a range of issues, including eligibility requirements for land and applicants, further information on organic conversion and management applications, details of the relationship between Countryside Stewardship and other sources… Read more »

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Hine Downing at RNAS Culdrose

From 7th July, Hine Downing Solicitors will be holding Legal Services and Financial Advice clinics on the RNAS base. We are renting a room, S152 next to Londis in the Mall.

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Deadline reminders for England and Wales

The deadline for the submission of Basic Payment Scheme applications in England is midnight on 15 June 2015. The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has now received 12,900 BPS applications. Anyone who has not received their pre-populated form or maps should contact the RPA helpline on 03000 200 301. The RPA has this week contacted farmers… Read more »

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Divorce Case Brings New Interpretation

Debate surrounding a recent ruling in the Supreme Court. It is always advisable to seek advice from a Solicitor when divorcing even when there are no assets to be divided

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Risks of Unregulated Will Writers

The BBC’s current affairs series Panorama has highlighted the risks of using unregulated will writing services to document what is ultimately one of the most important decisions a person will ever make – their last will and testament.

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