Law firm partner named president of Calne Chamber of Commerce

By Anita Jaynes on 22 March, 2016

Nicholas Sewell, partner  at the Calne office of Wiltshire law firm Bevirs, has been appointed President of the Calne Chamber of Commerce.

Nicholas took up his new role at the Chamber’s annual general meeting last week (March 16) and will hold the post for the next two years. He’s been a member of the Chamber for 15 years.

He said: “I am really looking forward to the challenge of leading the Chamber and its members in what is still a potentially difficult business environment.

“However, the Calne Chamber has a strong committee and with their assistance we aim to support the business community in the town to give all our members the best chance of continued success and growth.”

Nicholas (50) has been a partner at Bevirs for 13 years and is head of private client services including wills, probate, trusts and issues around elderly people. He joined Bevirs in 2000.

In other professional roles, Nicholas is a former chair of the Gloucestershire & Wiltshire branch of STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners). This is a global organisation which sets best practice standards for international legal practitioners in this area of law.

In Wiltshire, he’s a member of Calne Referral Link and is active in public speaking roles, especially to charitable organsations about the legal implications of managing the well-being and financial affairs of vulnerable people.

Nicholas lives with his family in Marlborough. He’s married to Helen and has two children, Henry (20) and Alice (19).

Bevirs has been part of the Wiltshire business community for more than 130 years. The team offers a range of legal services and further details are available at

Pictured above: Nicholas Sewell, the new President of Calne Chamber of Commerce