22 September 2016
Keeping it in the Family
by Miranda Marshall – Director and Solicitor, July 2016Download
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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.
Emma joined Hayes + Storr in February 2020 to work in the Private Client Department.
She completed a Degree in Politics at the University of Exeter, and subsequently completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Guildford, obtaining her Law Degree at the same time.
She completed her Training Contract with a law firm in Sussex, qualifying as a Solicitor in February 2016, before relocating to Norfolk in early 2020.
Outside of work, Emma is a keen sports fan and can regularly be found attending football matches or getting out and about in the countryside.
Fiona joined Hayes + Storr in October 2017 and specialises in Wills, 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.
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.
John Newham has worked at Hayes + Storr for over 12 years and specialises in Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Trust Administration and Private Client Services.
John moved back home to the UK in 2006, having spent almost all of his life in Zimbabwe, where he qualified as a legal practitioner in 1975. Having completed his conversion exams, John was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in November 2007.
John and his wife are enjoying living in Norfolk and he lists his interests as first and foremost his grandchildren, followed by golf, watching most sports, travel and the flora of the UK.
Kieran has lived near Fakenham for most of his life and was brought up in a family who worked almost entirely in different areas of the legal system. Therefore it comes as no surprise that he has been interested in law ever since he was a child.
He achieved 100% in his A-level law exams and went on to study an LLB (Hons) Law Degree at the University of Leicester. He then carried out his Legal Practice Course (Post Graduate Diploma) at Anglia Ruskin University where he achieved a distinction. He completed work experience at a top law firm in Norwich and joined Hayes + Storr in 2017 as a Paralegal. He started his training contract in January 2019 and qualified in December 2020.
Outside of work, his hobbies include playing rugby, going to the gym and visiting Norfolk’s outstanding beaches. He was the captain of the men’s rugby team at the University of Leicester in his final year.
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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 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.
Miranda joined Hayes + Storr in 2008 as a partner of the firm. She specialises in private client work encompassing Wills, Trusts, Capital Taxation Planning and Advice, Wealth Management together with the handling of higher value and more complex Probate and personal affairs management. From October 2020 she has moved to be joint head of the new Holt office.
Miranda has also been appointed as a Notary Public and in that capacity is authorised to enable foreign arrangements for clients, both individuals and companies. She is increasingly developing her interest in dealing with clients with overseas assets and connections.
She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Charity Law Association, Solicitors for the Elderly and the Notaries’ Society.
Miranda prides herself on providing a highly personal and professional service with client care as her primary focus.
Having lived in North Norfolk since she was a young child Miranda was educated at Gresham’s School, Holt, she read Law at Oxford University (Lady Margaret Hall). Having served her Articles with Eversheds (then Daynes Hill & Perks), Miranda qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and became a partner with Ward Gethin in 1995.
Although her young family are her top priority away from the office, Miranda also tries to find time to enjoy the Norfolk coast and countryside, gardening, reading, music and painting.
Robert joined Hayes + Storr in August 2009 as a Solicitor, in April 2013 Robert became a Partner. Robert specialises in Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Trust Administration and Tax.
Robert was born in Alnwick Northumberland. He achieved a BA Hons Degree in History at Leeds University followed by a Post Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Northumbria University. Robert completed his training contract with Adam Douglas & Son Solicitors, Northumberland.
Outside of work Robert enjoys travelling, rugby and cricket.
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Rowan joined Hayes + Storr in January 2019 as a paralegal and is now training to be a solicitor. The majority of her previous work experience was in social housing as a support worker.
Rowan studied for her law degree with the Open University and has always been interested in law. She has lived in Norfolk for most of her life and and enjoys camping, reading and dressmaking.
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Susan is an Associate Solicitor here at Hayes + Storr, having joined the firm in 2019. Her legal career began after graduating with a BSc (Hons) Degree from the University of Plymouth and completing her professional exams at the College of Law in Chester, qualifying in 1995.
Susan started off working in Lancashire before moving to the South West for over 17 years where she worked as a partner in a law firm, heading up the Private Client Department and taking on many management roles.
Susan has always specialised in the private client area and has vast experience when it comes to the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, administering estates, assisting deputies through the Court of Protection, and creating and managing Trusts. Her client base varies from those with business and agricultural requirements to those with less complicated but equally as important needs.
Yasmin joined the Fakenham office of Hayes + Storr in September 2019 to work in the Private Client Department.
Yasmin completed her law degree at Hertfordshire University followed by the Legal Practice Course at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. She completed her training contract with a law firm in Norwich and qualified as a solicitor in 2017.
Outside of work, Yasmin is a keen baker and enjoys reading when she gets a quiet moment to herself! She has always lived in Norfolk and in her spare time loves going to the coast with her husband and daughter.