Jacob Ward Senior solicitor

Jacob advises on domestic and international litigation, with a particular focus on trust disputes, estate disputes, insolvency and fraud.

He advises on a broad range of litigation both in England and across the world, including the BVI, Guernsey, Cayman, Russia, 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 and is a member of the British Russian Law Association.