Our Services

We have a team of highly motivated and skilled professionals and support staff, committed to delivering effective, client-focused legal services.  Our emphasis is on providing trusted legal advice through results, service delivery and value for money.  Our pro-active approach is constructive, committed and down to earth and we work closely with our clients to provide commercially realistic solutions to their legal problems.

If you are an executor or administrator of an estate facing claims about the validity of wills and trusts, claims for the provision for dependents or other difficulties in the administration of estates then we can assist you to examine the merits of any claims and assist you in complying with your duties.

Over the years, we have acted for many executors and personal representatives across a diverse range of disputes and issues arising in the administration of estates. We have successfully advised in a great many disputes and recovered or saved for assets for estates and assisted in bringing administrations of estates to satisfactory conclusions.

We have extensive experience of all types of dispute resolution, including court proceedings, arbitration and mediation work.  Probate claims often involve proceedings in the probate registry and we regularly act on the process of lodging a standard search, caveat, warning and appearance.

Our commercial litigation team work closely with our private client team which is one of the largest dedicated teams in the North West administering large and complex estates.

Where family wealth and family controlled businesses are concerned, it’s vital to take the concerns and needs of the family into account.

We provide a holistic approach to you and your family, coupled with attention to detail and quick turnaround of work. There is considerable emphasis on planning and the avoidance of unnecessary taxation. Such an approach enables us to look after our private clients and their families, in many cases through successive generations.

Our team of Private Client solicitors is one of the largest in the North West. We provide in-depth care and knowledge and unparalleled breadth of coverage through a Partner-led service. Most importantly our advice is straightforward and clear.

The expertise of our Private Client team is widely recognised and has received many awards. Ranked as the only North West firm in the Top 25 in Private Client Practitioner, we have been acting on behalf of private clients for over 200 years.