News

18 Oct

The life stages that go into legacy making

By Ejike Ndaji, Partner at Spire Solicitors LLP.  Record property values and family structures make inheritance planning a growing issue yet research[1] shows that more than half of adults in the UK do not have a will in place, with the figure rising to almost 60% among parents. The researchers also found that of those… Read More »

14 Oct

Brexit-proof contracts, avoiding a catch-22

The B-word should already be high on the agenda of businesses trading within the EU or relying on EU-based supply-chains. If the pound strengthens or plummets around Brexit, would you still be able to uphold the prices agreed in your contracts? Could delays at border-control prevent you from meeting agreed deadlines and targets? Are you… Read More »

11 Oct

Benedict Keane wins ‘Lawyer of the Year’ at the NNLS Excellence Awards

Spire Solicitors LLP is delighted to announce that Benedict Keane has been awarded ‘Lawyer of the Year’ at the Norfolk and Norwich Law Society Excellence Awards. The awards, held at Open on Friday 27th September, celebrate the achievements of the region’s trainees and lawyers along with outstanding achievements throughout the year, with categories for Trainee… Read More »

08 Oct

Living Longer

Written by Rebecca Johnstone, Senior Associate Solicitor at Spire Solicitors LLP Advances in technology have led to many a break through in medicines and medical treatment and as such we can live longer and fight disease where we had not in the past. With each new technology that is released to the world we have… Read More »

01 Oct

Spire Solicitors LLP Announces Board & Management Changes

Spire Solicitors LLP today announced changes to its Board composition and Management structure, introducing the appointment of two new Members, the appointment of a new Senior Partner, the appointment of a new Non-Executive Director of Finance and the appointment of a new Head of Commercial Property. Joining the Members Board is Mr. Matthew Downing &… Read More »

27 Sep

Spire Solicitors LLP Celebrates Legal 500 Success

Spire Solicitors LLP is pleased to share notable success in this Legal 500 UK Series, with Social Housing listed as a Top-Tier firm with Estelle Corner noted as leading individual and Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate: Norwich ranking at Tier 2, with Matthew Downing, who jointly heads the Spire Solicitors’ Corporate & Commercial Team being listed… Read More »

24 Sep

Why you should consider preparing a Lasting Powers of Attorney

Written by Tony Wright, Associate Solicitor at Spire Solicitors LLP Whilst it is important to make a Will, it is also worth considering preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney (“LPA’s”). Whereas a Will deals with the distribution of a person’s assets on their death, LPA’s are effective during a persons lifetime. LPA’s allow a person (known… Read More »

28 Aug

Feathering new nests for fledglings

Exam results have been released and new students know where they will be heading for university.  Following the relief of results day, the next big headache for parents is often the search for accommodation, whether for first-timers or returning students. Faced with high rental costs, shortages and sometimes poor-quality student digs in many cities, increasing… Read More »

21 Aug

Spire Solicitors LLP advises Wilson Development Limited on the acquisition of Drayton Old Lodge Limited

Based in Norwich, Norfolk, Wilson Development Ltd is a 360 property development company creating commercial and residential experiences for aspirational customers. The Buyer is well-known for their luxury enterprise portfolio consisting of some of Norfolk’s most well-known staples which include The Assembly House, Norwich, The Pigs, Edgefield & Byfords of Holt, who also run the online… Read More »

16 Aug

Spire Solicitors LLP Partners with Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals Charity

Spire Solicitors LLP and the Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals Charity are pleased to announce a partnership to increase the charitable aims of the Charity, as well as provide benefits to the valued members and staff who are the influential front-line of the NHS service in Norfolk & Norwich. The partnership will allow for the N&N… Read More »