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Wards Solicitors recognised as leading South West law firm

  • 5th Oct 2020

Regional law firm Wards Solicitors has once again been recommended as a leading practice in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500, an independent guide to the UK’s best lawyers and law firms.

Wards achieved rankings in three practice areas this year by the prestigious guide, which uses anonymous feedback from satisfied clients as one of its key means of determining which firms are listed.

Wards’ three recommended practice areas are:

Client comments included:

‘Wards’ demonstrate an excellent grasp of complex issues and the ability to communicate in a professional but personable manner. They are prepared to spend time explaining more involved areas of law and the implications of these.’

‘The individuals within the team are reliable, professional and approachable and genuinely care about their clients.’

‘They are knowledgeable and experts in their own field, personable and client friendly.’

Recommended lawyers

Alison Underhill (Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury)

Helen Boyd (Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury)

Elizabeth Fry (Contentious Probate)

Jenny Pierce (Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate)

Named individuals

Ian Williamson (Probate Disputes)

Lucia Wills (Cohabitation)

Emma Kerry (Probate Disputes)

Rebecca Purchase (Wills and Mental Capacity, Probate) 

Tom Scoffham (Wills and Mental Capacity, Probate)

You can read Wards Solicitors Legal 500 listing here

The Legal 500 rankings are based on a combination of qualitative and quantitative research and client feedback, with assessments made on a variety of factors including the strength and depth of the practice, and a firm’s ability to handle the most complex and innovative work.

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    April 2021: Covid-19 arrangements

    Wards Solicitors remains open for business and we are taking on new cases.  We are available for video call and telephone meetings but cannot currently offer face to face meetings with clients except in some specific emergency situations and at court hearings.

    How to get in touch:

    • Please email or telephone your usual lawyer or team, or
    • Please telephone the branch most convenient to you between 9am and 5:30pm, Mondays to Fridays.
    • Alternatively, email info@wards.uk.com at any time and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

    A list of our 12 branches is available here. Our telephones lines are operating as normal behind closed doors.

    Important Warning: Cyber-crime is very common including email interception. We will never tell you of changes to our bank details by email.  Please be aware that we accept no responsibility if you transfer money to a bank account which is not ours. If you receive an email giving our bank account details, please telephone us immediately without replying to the email or sending money.