Hughes Solicitors is pleased to announce the legal team in Heathfield is growing with the addition of James Woods, an experienced solicitor.
James has been a solicitor for 11 years and brings a wide range of private client law experience to the firm. He previously worked at reputable law firms throughout Kent, offering an expert bespoke service to his clients.
During his career, James has developed specialist knowledge in contentious probate work. In one notable case, he applied for a Grant of Probate based on an unsigned copy will. It was accepted by the Court, showing his tenacity and skill in tricky probate cases. He is also skilled in dealing with the Court of Protection and recently made a successful application to retire an elderly deputy and appoint a new deputy in their place.
James can assist clients with:
- creating a lasting power of attorney;
- deeds of variation;
- drawing up a will;
- estate administration;
- inheritance tax planning; and
- setting up and administering trusts.
‘I am delighted to welcome James Woods to the team,’ says managing partner Cerrig Parr, ‘We have no doubt that he will be a strong asset to the private client department, and he will help deliver the high-quality service upon which Hughes Solicitors prides itself.’
Past clients have praised James for being an approachable, personable, and client-focused solicitor. His efficiency and ability to make difficult decisions quickly makes him an excellent advocate for his clients’ best interests.
‘Thank you for the kind welcome from everyone at Hughes Solicitors,’ says James, ‘I’m ready to get my feet under the desk and I’m looking forward to meeting with and assisting new clients.
For legal advice on any aspect of private client law, please contact James Woods on 01435 890 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This article is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. Please note that the law may have changed since the date this article was published.