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Whatever business you’re in, your people are your greatest assets and safeguarding their wellbeing, and that of others they work with is paramount.

Making sure you have the right policies and procedures in place is key to success. Our friendly and professional team of legal experts is here to support you. We’ll help you implement safeguarding best practice, and an effective framework to handle and respond to any safeguarding issues. We’ll walk you through the practicalities of policy implementation and even deliver staff training.

Our clients work in a range of sectors including hotels, hospitality, IT telecommunications, retail and nurseries. Whatever your business, whatever your needs, when it comes to safeguarding, you can trust our experienced team to ensure you have all bases covered. Leaving you to get on with the day job, secure in the knowledge your people and your customers are protected.

Our services
  • Policy reviews
  • Preparing safeguarding guidelines and policies
  • Preparing safeguarding protection procedures
  • Providing advice on expectations and obligations
  • Providing staff training on the issue of safeguarding as well as training on the practicalities of policies

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Jonathan Flower

Jonathan Flower

Partner | Children & Safeguarding, Newcastle

+44 (0) 330 137 3206

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Louise Cannell-Mirza

Louise Cannell-Mirza

Associate | Children & Safeguarding

+44 (0) 330 137 3202

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What people say

  • Excellent full-service family group which continues to expand across the North of England. Recognised for its collaborative approach to financial remedy matters and for its work on public law cases involving guardians.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Offers noteworthy experience in matrimonial disputes in the farming sector and child cases with a cross-border aspect.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Highly regarded in matrimonial finance, with a particular niche in representing owner-managed businesses and other professionals. Extensive Children Act experience, including in handling cases with international elements.

    Chambers & Partners
  • It is considered a ‘go-to firm’ for matrimonial work, including high-net-worth divorces and childcare cases.

    Chambers & Partners
  • This well-established team maintains a strong reputation, and…is able to provide clients with specialist advice on high-value financial provision matters, public children law and cross-border children disputes.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Jonathan Flower's team at Ward Hadaway provides 'good' advice.

    Legal 500
  • My visits to Ward Hadaway helped make me feel confident of a fair outcome to my case, and at no point did I feel that false promises were being made.

    Client quote, Chambers & Partners

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