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 »

05 Aug

Spire Solicitors LLP expands its Commercial Team

Spire Solicitors LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of James Hopgood as a Solicitor within the Commercial Team. James joins Spire Solicitors LLP after gaining a wealth of experience acting for household names to start-up businesses delivering advice on a range of business matters. James has particular experience in corporate transactions acting for buyers… Read More »

02 Aug

Reform set to cut complexity of inheritance tax

Proposed changes could have far-reaching implications for future estate tax planning Sweeping reform of inheritance tax has been recommended to cut complexity of the so-called ‘death tax’, but experts are warning that individuals will need to review existing planning if the changes go ahead. Headline recommendations to government from the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS)… Read More »

10 Jul

Contested probate – how and why wills can be contested

Written by Sian Carrel, Partner at Spire Solicitors LLP.  Distributing the estate of a deceased person is a challenge that often results in legal wrangles between family and friends, especially if they feel that they haven’t been included in the will or have been ‘short changed’ in some way. This can lead to family arguments… Read More »

10 Jul

A quick guide to making a will

Written by Teresa Callender, Associate and Chartered Legal Executive at Spire Solicitors LLP. Though it may be tempting to delay making a will until a later date, it’s essential if you want to ensure your estate is distributed among your beneficiaries without complications. Here, we take a look at the six basic steps involved in… Read More »

09 Jul

Is it your wall- or theirs?

Written by Jo Tinson, Partner at Spire Solicitors LLP. If you intend to carry out construction or demolition work to your property and have some walls in common with your neighbour’s property, you will need to consider serving a Party Wall Notice. The Party Wall etc Act 1996 (PWA 1996) provides a framework for preventing and resolving… Read More »

05 Jul

Do I need a Business LPA?

Written by Alisdair Liddle, Partner at Spire Solicitors LLP. As a business owner, you may have a continuity plan in place for various disaster recovery scenarios. However, the most important scenario can often be overlooked- what would happen to your business if you were unable to make decisions? A simple solution is for you to… Read More »

14 Jun

Spire Solicitors LLP Announces Partner Promotion

Spire Solicitors LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Craig Ward to Partner within the Residential Property Department. Craig joined the firm of GHP (the forerunner to Spire Solicitors) in January 2006 as a Trainee Solicitor and qualified in September 2007. After working in the firm’s Norwich and Wymondham offices, Craig relocated to the… Read More »

04 Jun

Do you need to make a Lasting Powers of Attorney?

Written by Jo Tinson, Partner at Spire Solicitors LLP. Whilst considering the importance of making a Will, you may also want to think about making a Lasting Powers of Attorney. There may come a point in the future when you are unable to manage your own affairs. This may occur at any stage in life… Read More »