A Cornish law firm has welcomed a new specialist to its litigation team.

Hine Downing has announced it is pleased to welcome civil dispute specialist Angelo Micciche as new Head of its Litigation team.

The firm says Angelo is an experienced solicitor with more than 20 years’ practice in litigation within the public sector and legal firms in Cornwall and Devon, including Kerrier District Council, Coodes and GA Solicitors.

He is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Association of Contested Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).

Since qualifying in 1999, Angelo has gained experience in a wide range of litigation, with additional specialisms is in disputed probate, wills, inheritances and trusts: he also holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes.

Angelo said: "I was brought up, educated and trained as a solicitor in Falmouth and it is great to return.

Falmouth Packet: Angelo Micciche flanked by HD partners John Lowry and Diana StandenAngelo Micciche flanked by HD partners John Lowry and Diana Standen

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"Hine Downing is a highly respected, long-established and extremely friendly law firm and it’s a real privilege to join the team."

Hine Downing Partner and Head of Probate, Will Richards, said: "It’s a pleasure to welcome Angelo as our newest Hine Downing solicitor.

"His extensive experience and approachable demeanour make him a worthy addition to our team."

Hine Downing is based in Falmouth where its team look to balance the traditional aspects of legal practice with a progressive, forward-thinking approach.

The firm currently has seven partners and six main departments specialising in commercial law, civil litigation, family law, probate, wills and trusts, residential property, and elder client services.

For further information on Hine Downings team and work visit www.hinedowning.com or for help with litigation, dispute resolution, probate, wills, inheritance and trusts, please get in touch with Angelo on 01326 316655