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.