Simon and Linda Hall – Powerhouse business duo

Simon and Linda Hall are Devon-based entrepreneurs who jointly run Simon Hall Will Writing Services and the Exeter branch of Entrepreneur’s Circle. This dynamic couple is well known in local networking groups and the company, which is now five years old, has won several awards for the outstanding estate planning service it provides.

Simon and Linda are inspirational business leaders who are not only raising the bar of entrepreneurship in Exeter and surrounds but they’re also alleviating apprehension around topics people find difficult to talk about. This includes, discussing scenarios around untimely death, guardianship of orphaned children or the incapacity of a loved one. With a focus on putting appropriate measures in place through Wills, Trusts, Lasting Power of Attorney and Probate.

These are tough subjects that need to be dealt with in a respectful, considerate manner. This is where Simon and Linda Hall and their growing team excel, living up to the companies oft-quoted slogan, ‘We are your friendly but professional Will Writer.’

Simon heads up the company and is often out on the road seeing clients at home, where they feel the most comfortable. With a pleasant demeanour and a knack of lightening things where appropriate, clients appreciate his warmth and humour. At the cutting edge of Will Writing Services, Simon and Linda Hall embrace an innovative way to witness wills being signed, with Simon in person and Linda watching by smartphone. This has only been permitted since Lockdown.

Simon is also often commended for his wealth of knowledge on estate planning and his ability to communicate complex legal jargon in terms that are easy to understand. See Meet Simon Hall, Devon’s Award-Winning Will Writer, offering a bespoke service.

With many years of customer service, Linda is the office manager handling client queries, administration and ongoing communication. Read “For me, it’s all about having Peace of Mind’, says Linda Hall, talking about legacy. In this article she shares her love for animals and commitment to helping people to have clarity about their future, knowing their family is cared for. Linda also relays an extraordinary story of how she and Simon were able to assist an elderly gentleman fulfill his wishes, in the knick of time.

It’s not surprising that Simon Hall Will Writing Services has over 100 positive reviews on Google. Simon was named ‘Business Champion of the Year, 2022 at the Your Partnerships Awards and he was a finalist in the FSB Small Business Awards 2023. Most recently Simon Hall Will Writing Services has been named as an eligible nominee in the UK Legal Awards 2024. Simon has also been named as Entrepreneur of the Year and received various other accolades.

Simon and Linda Hall – serial networkers!

This powerhouse business duo is highly visible in local business networks, from early morning breakfasts to monthly gatherings. They see it as an opportunity to do their bit to stimulate economic growth in the South West, while also inspiring other entrepreneurs.

Simon is a member of the Exeter City Wall Chapter of BNI and Linda is at BNI Great Western in Newton Abbott. They are also members of Your Partnerships and the Exeter Business Club. Together they host Entrepreneur Circle (EC) once a month at the Exeter Court Hotel in Kennford. This brings a group of about 30 businesspeople together, focused on developing effective marketing strategies and the rhythmic acquisition of business. It’s a fun evening where much can be learnt and visitors are welcome.

Speaking on the extraordinary growth of Simon Hall Will Writing Services, Simon says: “We have evolved over the past five years and the company now has a vision to have Will Writing Partners across Devon. Our model is now very different and much larger than it was in 2019 and we have networking to thank for that.

“Linda and I are now in our fourth year of running EC and it really has given our business a huge boost. Two things changed our business in 2021. One was joining EC, which is the fastest growing membership community for small business owners in the UK and the second was our rebranding by Elements Brand Management.”

Indeed, the green and gold Simon Hall Will Writing Services brand makes a bold statement on banners, workwear, pens, stationery and even on his and hers smart cars! What else has led to the couple’s success in business together.

“We handle online appointments across England and Wales,” says Linda, “with in-person visits in the greater Exeter area, across Devon including Torbay and down to Cornwall. Once we have built up a relationship with a client, we stay in contact over the years to see if anything major has changed. Like one needs to get a mortgage checked from time to time, it’s always good to see if any updates need to be made to one’s Will. For example, relationship or property changes.”

If you need a Will, Trust, LPA or Probate services, consider speaking to Simon and Linda Hall. Both believe one shouldn’t put this off to some day in the future, rather get it done so you can go on living with complete peace of mind. They are members of the Institute of Professional Will Writers and come highly recommended.

“It’s our job to ensure our clients have clarity. In complex family situations there can often be confusion and we bring a clear understanding of the options available so they can decide what they need to do. We also work at the speed our clients require. This can be a matter of weeks however we have produced Wills in a day where the situation has demanded it. Often, we watch the worry drain from people’s shoulders…”

To find out more about Simon and Linda Hall visit the Simon Hall Will Writing Services website.

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