10 March 2016
Should I have a Survey?
by Richard Hewitt – Director, March 2014Download
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Ben graduated from Birmingham City University with a 1st Class BA Honours degree in English.
Ben then attended The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and commissioned into The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, an Armoured Infantry Regiment that operates using the Infantry Fighting Vehicle known as the Warrior.
On leaving the British Army he decided to pursue a career in law. He studied for his Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP University and later received a Commendation in the Legal Practice Course from Anglia Ruskin University. On completion of his training at Hayes + Storr Solicitors, he will qualify as a Solicitor in 2019.
Ben plays cricket and rugby. He enjoys keeping fit, running and all things outdoors. Ben is also still proud to be able to retain his connection with the Army as an officer in the Army Reserves.
He will be running in the London Marathon next year for Alzheimer’s Research UK where he is aiming to raise £6,000.
Charlotte joined Hayes + Storr in 2014 as Chartered Legal Executive and is based in our new Hunstanton office.
Charlotte has worked in a solicitors office since the age of 16. She began her career in Swaffham as a legal secretary and then moved to a firm in King's Lynn as a secretary to one of the partners with aspirations of becoming a legal executive in which she succeeded.
Charlotte qualified as a lawyer in 2007 and deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing.
Charlotte has always lived in the area and her local knowledge and long career in the law will be a great advantage in our new Hunstanton office.
Out of work Charlotte enjoys walking her dog, swimming, cycling, boxercise and escaping to a campsite with her husband and dog.
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Jane-Louise joined Hayes + Storr in March 2011 as a lawyer in their Property Department and is based in their Holt office. Her expertise covers all aspects of Residential Property Law and Commercial Property but she has a particular specialism in new build properties and developments.
Jane-Louise has worked in property law for in excess of 20 years and was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 2002, having worked as a Property Lawyer for several years prior to this.
Save for a few years “up North” in Sheffield, Jane-Louise has lived in Norfolk and loves the countryside and being near the Coast with her husband and daughter. She is a member of a local book group and enjoys reading and when times allow it, working on her allotment.
Jim joined Hayes + Storr in 2000 and became a partner in 2007. He is now the director responsible for the Holt office and is Head of the Property department.
Jim specialises in property law including agricultural, commercial and residential conveyancing.
Having gone to school in Paris, London and North Devon, Jim went on to study philosophy at Kings College London. He has a particular interest in ethical and political philosophy. He did a post graduate diploma in law at Kingston University before going on to the College of Law.
After leaving Law school Jim worked for the Hoxton Trust Legal Advice Service providing housing, benefits and immigration advice. He then went on to work as a political researcher for a local Norfolk MP. Jim got back into law working for a West End music and media law firm before joining Hayes + Storr.
Jim is a keen sportsman and plays hockey for Norwich City Hockey Club, cricket for the Nocturns and tennis at the Cromer Tennis Club. He sails on the Broads and is a member of the Norfolk Punt Owners’ Club. He also enjoys skiing and is a member of the Norfolk Ski Club.
Jim, who is married with four children, spent much of his childhood in Norfolk and now lives just outside of Holt.
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Kerry Harbord (formerly Kerry Latimer) joined our busy conveyancing team in 2014 and is based at our Sheringham office. Kerry previously worked for ten years with a local firm.
Kerry has worked determinedly to progress her career beginning her employment as a junior secretary to having qualified as an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in September 2010, she continues to study hard outside of her full time employment, with a view to practising as a Fellow of CILEX in the near future.
Outside of work Kerry enjoys singing in her Church choir and travelling as much as she can. She also has a keen interest in Formula 1. Kerry was born in Norwich and lives with her husband and step-son in Aylsham.
Mel joined Hayes + Storr in October 2010 as a Chartered Legal Executive in the Property Department based at our King’s Lynn Office. She specialises in all aspects of residential conveyancing.
Mel has worked in conveyancing for the last 15 years and qualified as a lawyer in 2005. Being local, she has a good knowledge of the area.
Married with two children, Mel is a keen football supporter and enjoys walking, reading and cooking.
Nic originally joined Hayes + Storr in November 2000 and specialises in Land Law and Conveyancing.