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probate law

The contentious probate team

Our contentious probate team is drawn from lawyers in Ward Hadaway's commercial litigation department which is widely regarded as the leading commercial litigation practice in the North East of England and has been involved in many high value and complex cases.

    Chambers 2009 refers to our "Assemblage of smart, user friendly and responsive lawyers".

Our strengths lie in our people; their intellectual abilities, wide experience, varied backgrounds and our ability to field teams and adopt innovative strategies suitable for any commercial dispute.

About our Staff

Sam Lowes

Sam Lowe is praised by independent legal guides for her knowledge and ability to explain things clearly to clients.

She has a wide range of experience advising on disputes with significant expertise in advising on disputed wills and trust matters. Sam also holds a STEP certificate in international trust disputes.

Ian Collinson is also a member of the team.

Chambers 2009 says of Ian Collinson: Spearheading this impressive practice is the market-revered Ian Collinson, who is lauded as "experienced and commercially aware" and wins further praise for his "exemplary analytical ability".

About Ward Hadaway

Established in 1988, the firm has enjoyed consistent and considerable growth and is among the top ranked law firms in the UK, according to legal industry guide Chambers & Partners.

We operate from offices in Newcastle and Leeds and have a substantial client base of regional, national and international clients from the private and public sectors.

We act for a number of high profile PLCs, high growth companies, entrepreneurs and start up businesses and advise a range of local authorities, NHS trusts and government agencies, and a number of individual clients and trusts.

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Caveat or Grant ad colligenda bona or an injunction?

02 June 2010

How to stop probate being granted whilst you investigate your dispute

Caveat or Grant ad colligenda bona or an injunction?

 

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