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JOHN
SPENDER
LL.B. (HONS)
senior
partner

John Spender LL.B. (Hons)

Date:07 Apr, 2016

JOHN
SPENDER
LL.B. (HONS)
senior
partner

John Spender LL.B. (Hons)

John Spender

LL.B. (HONS)

Senior Partner

 


John is one of the original founders of the business. His expertise in the commercial sphere includes Liquor and Entertainment Licensing with associated Planning considerations, while his private client work includes Will drafting and Trusts, Inheritance Tax planning and the Administration of Estates, particularly tax mitigation.

John formed John Spender & Co. in 1975 and was Senior Partner there until the merger with Howe Walsh & Ambrose in 1995, becoming the Senior Partner of the new firm we know today as the well-established Howe & Spender Solicitors.

Current role:

  • Residential and Commercial transactions
  • Freehold and leasehold arrangements
  • Residential developments for builder/developer clients
  • Residential and Nursing care funding
  • Pre-planning as to assets, Powers of attorney and Court of Protection

Professional career:

  • University College Wales, Aberystwyth
  • Trained with Town Clerk, Swansea City Council
  • Assistant Solicitor at Cyril Goldstone & Co., Swansea
  • Senior Assistant Solicitor at Port Talbot Borough Council
  • Partner at Bowen & Evans, Port Talbot
  • Founded John Spender & Co. 1975 and was Senior Partner to 1995
  • Became Senior Partner of Howe & Spender in 1995

With over 50 years practising as a Solicitor, he is a Past President of the Neath Port Talbot Law Society and a former Vice Chairman of the Legal Services Commission South Wales Appeals Committee

 


 

Howe & Spender Solicitors is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, No.00173958