News

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

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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Hat-trick of appointments for Hine Downing Solicitors


Hine Downing Solicitors has welcomed three top class recruits to further strengthen its management and conveyancing teams. Chartered Accountant David Quinn has taken over the operational running of the prominent Falmouth firm as Practice Manager, having worked in Cornwall for many years including as Finance Director of Rider’s Garages Ltd and most recently of Cornwall… Read more »

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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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