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Tom Scoffham


Primary Services

Probate Wills & Mental Capacity


Tom specialises in advising clients on Will drafting, probate and estate administration, trust creation and implementation, trust administration, capital tax planning, Court of Protection and Mental Capacity work including Deputyships, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives.

Tom says: “Clients should use a solicitor for their Wills in order to get professional tailored advice, suited to their individual needs, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach seen with DIY Wills and some Will Writer Wills.”

Legal 500 2017 Wards Solicitors is recommended for Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate and Tom Scoffham is recommended in the editorial – very efficient and knowledgeable’.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Law degree 2001
  • Qualified as a Solicitor in 2005
  • Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) since 2012
  • Full member of Society of Trust and Estate Planners (STEP) since 2012
  • Member of Law Society Probate Section
  • Has specialised in Wills, Probate and Mental Capacity since 2005

Supervised by Jenny Pierce

Satisfied Clients

'I would like to thank Tom Scoffham for his diligence, professionalism and patience and would have no hesitation in recommending his services.'

'Just wanted to say thank you to Tom for all his help with the grant of probate. I’m very impressed with how easy and straightforward he made it all seem and how smoothly and swiftly it was all sorted out. I would be happy to recommend Tom and Wards to anyone looking to get a will and/or grant of probate services.'

'I wish to thank Tom for all of his help in dealing with my mother's estate and in particular for the highly efficient manner in which he carried out the whole process.'

'Once again I have received an excellent service from Mr Scoffham and would have no hesitation in recommending your firm to friends or family.'

'Tom Scoffham was excellent in all matters, it was a pleasure to have him acting on our behalf as executors.'

'Tom was brilliant today when we discussed making our Will, thank you very much indeed.'

'We have had a number of dealings with Tom who is always very thorough in his explanations and very approachable. We have recommended him to friends.'

'Tom Scoffham is a very approachable person who shows genuine care with dealing with our affairs. His willingness to visit us at home is a very personal touch.'

'Mr Scoffham and his team have been quite outstanding. Thank you all so much.'

'I would like to thank Tom and all the staff for their kindness and efficiency over the last few months. Making a difficult time easier for me.'

'Attorney - a very complex procedure that was easy from our point of view because of the skilled help throughout of Tom Scoffham.'

'Excellent service from all the staff at Wards Solicitors. Thank you very much for the professional way in which you dealt with my late Father's Estate.'

'Many thanks for all Tom's advice and help with making our wills - he was excellent. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends for Wills and probate.'

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UPDATE August 2020

Wards Solicitors is open and our teams continue to work on existing cases and take on new business and clients.

From early August, we are pleased to announce that we will slowly be starting to re-open some of our branches to clients, but all appointments must be pre-booked.

Availability for face-to- face meetings in branches will be limited, and remote contact with teams – via phone, email or video call – is preferred wherever possible.  Our prime concern remains the safety of our clients and our staff.

Please note that all visitors to our offices must, by law, wear a face covering.

We cannot accept drop-in appointments.

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, or email info@wards.uk.com at any time and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to hearing from you.  A list of our 11 branches is available here.

Thank you.

Wards Solicitors LLP