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As someone who has recently starting working with us, we want to thank you again for choosing Ward Hadaway as your legal provider.

Our team are underway, working hard on your matter, providing a quality service with the best possible client experience.

Our approach to working with you is simple: we will be accessible, friendly and approachable, work collaboratively, utilise our deep understanding of family dynamics together with our technical expertise and listen carefully so that we can create a strong partnership, with the aim of becoming your trusted advisor. And as a full service law firm, we are well equipped to do just that.

Below are some other services we thought would be useful to highlight. If you’re interested in finding out about any of these in more detail, simply complete the form below or contact your dedicated lead Partner.

Having a single point of contact at the firm for your team is both reassuring and efficient. Because of this your lead Partner will remain by your side throughout your time with the firm and will be delighted to discuss our services in further detail. They will also make direct introductions, on your behalf, to experts across the firm who can support your business needs.

You can also complete the form below where we will arrange for one of our experts to contact you directly, which your lead Partner will be made fully aware of so they can ensure a seamless, quality experience.

Areas to consider

Wills and Trusts

Our trusted team of succession planning experts advise a range of clients, from entrepreneurs to estates and trustees, and business owners to individuals, on a spectrum of legal matters, including Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and the Administration of Estates, as well as Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax, and often involving cross-border aspects. We’re expert at what we do and as a team have over one hundred years combined experience helping multi-generational families and individuals future-proof their wealth.

Relationship matters

Our dedicated lawyers are on hand to handle whatever relationship issue you’re facing. From assistance at the beginning of a relationship in the form of pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements, to advice on any issues arising if your relationship ends, including divorce, separation, and financial settlements. We can also support you with matters involving your children. Our family experts take the time to listen, provide clear advice with meticulous attention to detail and provide an approach that is tailored                                                               specifically to you.

Property matters

Our agriculture experts work with clients including individuals, small to large family businesses, owner-occupier farms, tenants and estates on the wide range of countryside and estates matters. From tenancy and partnership agreements to land sales, diversification projects and property projects, we’re here to help.


Our experienced team of commercial property and specialist planning lawyers, chartered town planners and technicians are on hand to provide practical, focused solutions at all stages of the process. From your initial idea, its design and planning, through to acquisition and site assembly, funding and investment, to the engagement of a construction team and the eventual sales or lettings of properties. Whatever your needs, our experts can help you make your development project a reality, taking care of every detail.


If you are looking to invest in property or persue property development, our expert team of property lawyers can guide you on how best to structure your real estate planning. Understanding and exploring your objectives is our goal and we provide a dedicated, specialist and co-ordinated service to ensure that those objectives are met, with added value in mind.


Should you ever need legal assistance with any foreign property purchases, our membership to the world’s leading multi-disciplinary alliance of professional services firm, Geneva Group International (GGI), will be invaluable. As members of GGI, we are able to provide you with access to high-quality legal advice from across the globe.


Our disputes lawyers can help with disputes across multiple jurisdictions on a range of matters including professional negligence, shareholder and board room problems, restrictive covenant disputes, defamation/privacy, sports disciplinary and regulatory issues, IT and intellectual property, data protection, judicial review and commercial agency claims. We deal with these issues in the domestic courts, via arbitration (domestically and internationally) and through ADR (including mediation, adjudication and expert determination).

At the very personal level, our team of contentious probate solicitors has extensive  knowledge and services a national client base (including charities and high net worth individuals) on disputes over wills, trusts, inheritance and estates are a particular specialism.


Our specialist immigration solicitors offer a full legal visa service. For entrepreneurs and founders we secure Global Talent visas, Innovator Founder visas and UK Expansion Worker visas to allow them to establish their businesses in the UK. For individuals relocating to the UK for employment with a UK based company, we obtain Skilled Worker and Global Business Mobility visas to allow them to commence employment. Where the UK based organisation must sponsor the individual, we work together with the individual and business to obtain the requisite licence and have a 100% success rate for sponsorship licence applications.

Personal Injury

Our specialist personal injury solicitors are trusted by individuals across the UK who have endured personal injuries, helping them navigate the compensation process. Our services include giving practical help on matters such as rehabilitation. We also specialise in complex and catastrophic claims, including those involving brain injuries, road traffic accidents, accidents at work, industrial disease, employers liability, occupiers liability and public liability.

Criminal defence and regulatory

Being charged with a criminal offence is a stressful experience. Our specialist criminal defence team advise clients at all stages of proceedings, from representation at interviews ‘Under Caution’ to appearing as advocates before Courts. Our team of experienced lawyers give clear, calm advice at each stage, keeping you briefed on what is happening at every juncture.


The regulations around owning a firearms is extremely complex and it’s critical you receive legal advice that keeps you legally compliant at all times. Our specialist solicitors have assisted numerous client and can help you with all aspects of firearms possession.



Financial matters

With a wealth of expert knowledge, our lawyers can assist you with any of your borrowing, lending or investing needs. Whether you are looking to borrow or lend from a debt perspective or make an angel investment in a business in exchange for equity,  you’ll benefit from our extensive experience and commercial focus to get the best deal for you.


Family investment companies and personal investment companies are increasingly becoming popular methods in succession planning strategies, aimed at protecting assets and passing wealth onto the next generation. Our corporate lawyers along with our tax and wealth planning experts work together to set these up and have considerable experience advising a wide range of clients.

Business needs

We have the expertise and experience to meet the diverse needs of businesses. We take a firm commercial approach, with a clear focus on delivering the outcomes you require in the most appropriate and cost-effective way. We can advise on everything from commercial contracts, employment law, property matters and business disputes to buying, selling and fundraising, intellectual property and trade marks, debt recovery, regulatory compliance and construction law.

Select your areas of interest and your dedicated lead Partner will be in touch

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    Wills and TrustsRelationship mattersCountryside and estates mattersCommercial propertyProperty developmentForeign property purchasesDisputesImmigrationPersonal InjuryCriminal defenceBorrowing, lending and investingFamily investment companiesBusiness needs

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