10 March 2016
I need to make a Will
by Kiri Nichols – Solicitor, March 2014Download
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Anna joined the Sheringham office of Hayes + Storr in May 2011 and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Legal Executives, specialising in Wills and Probate, Powers of Attorney, Elderly Client and Private Client Services.
Anna studied at the University of East Anglia gaining a BA (Hons) in History in 2003 and an MA in Early Modern History in 2004. She then moved down to Devon and undertook her ILEX examinations whilst working for a firm of Solicitors in Torquay. Anna became a Graduate Member of ILEX in August 2010 and won the ILEX Student of the Year Award 2010 for achieving the highest average score in her exams.
Away from the office, Anna enjoys equine sports and has retained an interest in history. She is particularly pleased to be back in Nelson’s County.
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Donna joined Hayes + Storr in August 2017 as a private client advisor in the elderly client services department. She has worked in the care industry for over sixteen years, nine of which were spent in management roles. She now advises and offers ongoing support to clients, who perhaps because of age or illness, need help with domestic matters or care. In her spare time, Donna enjoys keeping fit, scuba diving and walking her dogs.
Fiona joined Hayes + Storr in October 2017 and works out of the Kings Lynn and Swaffham offices specialising in Wills and Probate and Powers of Attorney.
She studied at UCLAN on a part time basis whilst working as a para-legal for a firm in Lytham St Annes and qualified as a solicitor in 2001.
Fiona initially specialised in personal injury but did a conversion course, to practice as a Private Client solicitor, at Oxford University. In her spare time, Fiona loves to get out walking with her husband and enjoys keeping fit.
Fiona joined Hayes + Storr in 2002 and became a partner in 2011. She specialises in Wills, Probate and Powers of Attorney. Prior to joining the Wills & Probate department, Fiona worked for several years in Family law and Employment law, and still deals with non-contentious employment matters.
Fiona was brought up in the North East and moved to Norfolk with her family in 2001. She studied Social Anthropology at Cambridge University and then worked in the Diplomatic Service prior to her career change to the law. She completed her training contract with Cole & Cole of Oxford and worked for Hertfordshire County Council in the Department of Law & Administration prior to joining Hayes + Storr.
Outside of work Fiona’s interests include reading, music and walking.
Jane joined Hayes + Storr in 1986 and gained her ILEX qualifications. She specialises in Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection Deputyships and Elderly Client. Jane qualified as a member of STEP in 1996 and later as a member of Solicitors for the Elderly.
Jane was born in Buckinghamshire and brought up and educated in North London/Hertfordshire. She came to Norfolk in 1974 after marrying a Norfolk man.
Jane has two rescue dogs, enjoys cooking and vegetable gardening. On Jane’s ‘wish list’ of things to do, she has achieved riding over the Massi Mara in a hot air balloon, has ridden a camel up a mountain, been on safari, been swimming with dolphins and ridden elephants.
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Laura joined Hayes + Storr in July 1999 and has worked hard to become a qualified Lawyer. Laura qualified as a F.Inst.LEx in 2009 and is based at our Wells office. She specialises in Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Elderly Client and Private Client Services.
Laura is a local girl having lived in Wells for 21 years, she is married and has recently become a mum. She enjoys her family, socialising with friends and walking her black Labrador.
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Rachel joined Hayes + Storr in April 2012, having relocated from Essex. Rachel assists the Directors with larger probate matters as well as responsibility for smaller Estate Administrations, Lasting Power of Attorney, Wills and Elderly Client Affairs.
Rachel brings a warm and personal way of working with clients - ensuring their wishes are known and fulfilled, whilst guiding them when necessary.
During her spare time, Rachel can be found walking her dogs and competing her horse (with varying degrees of success!)
Ruth Easter (previously Ruth Collings) joined the firm in April 2017 as an associate solicitor and mainly works in our Sheringham office. She previously worked at a well regarded Norfolk based law firm for over ten years. Ruth studied for her law degrees at Exeter University before going to York to complete the Legal Practice Course.
Ruth specialises in Private Client work and particularly enjoys trusts and tax and estate planning.
Ruth’s interests centre around music. She is a member of various choirs in Norfolk and further afield and can often be heard doing solo performances. Ruth also enjoys watching stand up comedy and canoeing on the Norfolk Broads.
Ruth is an associate member of both STEP and Solicitors for the Elderly.