Alisdair Liddle > Spire Solicitors LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Spire Solicitors LLP
HOLLAND COURT, THE CLOSE
NORWICH
NR1 4DY
England

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Alisdair is the head of the private client department and works out of Spire’s Norwich office. He also sits on Spire’s management committee. Alisdair specialises in all aspect of private client work, in particular wills, trusts and dealing with elderly clients. He also deals with farming clients and has an increasing interest and expertise in securing NHS continuing healthcare funding for elderly and infirm clients.

Career

Trained Overburys; qualified 1995; spent 12 years in London working for the Official Solicitors Office and City law firm Simmons and Simmons; director Overburys Financial Services Ltd; director Overburys Ltd.

Languages

Basic French, Spanish.

Memberships

STEP.

Education

Downside School, Somerset; UEA (BA Hons Philosophy); Polytechnic of Central London (UCL) (law degree).

Leisure

Has three children, three step-children, a dog and a rabbit; enjoys cooking, reading, gardening, travel and all types of music, particularly rural blues from the 1930s.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Norwich

Spire Solicitors LLP has a large network of private client lawyers across Norfolk and climbs the ranking this year following investment in its Norwich team. Practice head and STEP member Alisdair Liddle, who handles wills, probate, tax planning, trusts and lasting powers of attorney, recruited associate Teresa Callender from Ashtons Legal; she has more than 20 years’ experience in complex probate administration and tax matters. Further recruitment at junior level in 2018 gave the firm a deep bench of specialist lawyers.