Jacob Ward Senior associate

Jacob specialises in domestic and international litigation, with a particular focus on trust disputes, international succession and estate disputes and fraud.

He advises on a broad range of litigation both in England and across the world, including the BVI, Guernsey, Cayman, Cyprus and Hong Kong. He focuses particularly on:

  • trust disputes, including removing or defending trustees, tracing assets, and disputes between beneficiaries;
  • estate and probate disputes, including disputes over the validity of wills and claims against the solicitor who drafted the will;
  • fraud claims, including tracing and recovering assets; and
  • insolvency claims, including claims against former directors and recovering assets for creditors.

Jacob edits the Contentious Matters section of the Butterworths Wills, Probate and Administration Service.

Jacob is ranked as a leading individual in the 2021 UK Legal 500 guide.  He is a qualified solicitor advocate and sits as a Magistrate in London.

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"Jacob Ward is an exceptional senior assistant."

The UK Legal 500 2021

"Jacob Ward is making a name for himself."

The Legal 500 2023

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