Who’ll make the decisions if you cannot?


Rachel Swinburne is a specialist private client solicitor at Clarke Mairs. Here, she explains how appointing a health and welfare attorney can make decision making easier in later life. Be nice to your kids… they’ll choose your nursing home’. I recently saw this on a greetings card. It’s designed for…

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Amnesty International UK’s Make A Will Month


We are delighted to be taking part in Amnesty International UK’s Make A Will Month, which will run from 1-31 March 2017. Supporters of Amnesty will have the opportunity to have a simple Will written or changed by an experienced solicitor for free. Whilst there is no obligation to include…

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Two solicitors rise to new heights at Newcastle firm


A leading North East law firm is promoting two experienced solicitors to senior positions within the company. Solicitors Rachel Swinburne and Katy Rushworth, of Newcastle-based Clarke Mairs LLP, are being named as partners in recognition of their dedication to the firm and the successful development of their departments. Rachel, who…

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Newcastle law firm checks in with hotel purchase


A leading North East firm of solicitors is celebrating the successful purchase of a renowned hotel in the heart of Hexham. Newcastle-based Clarke Mairs LLP acted for clients Roger and Magda Davy in the purchase of the Best Western Beaumont Hotel – Hexham’s premier hotel, which overlooks Hexham Abbey and…

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