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John Ward

John Ward

Consultant: Wills & Estate Planning

Direct Dial: 01772 904356
Email: Click here to email me.
Location: Preston

John's Role:

Summary

John is a member of the wills and estate planning department. Based in Preston, he manages a specialist probate team dealing principally with the administration of the estates of those who have died. He uses his many years of experience and training to help those who have been bereaved and ensures the prompt and efficient transfer of assets to the chosen beneficiaries.

Specialisms

A highly experienced probate lawyer, John deals with all types of estates ranging from small, straightforward ones to complex, high value estates ensuring that tax is minimised and the family’s wishes are met.

Background

John trained initially with Buck and Dicksons in Preston which later evolved into Napthens. He moved to Roscoes on qualifying in 1978 and returned to Napthens when the two firms merged in 2007.

John is a Preston Guild Burgess and is very proud of his role in this once every 20 years' event in the Preston calendar.  He lives in Broughton with his family and is heavily involved as Trustee in various charities including Galloways Society for the Blind, Derian House Childrens’ Hospice, Deafway and the Select Vestry of Preston Minster Church.

More about John

Which actor would you choose to play you on TV or film?
Sid James

How do you like to relax out of work?
I am a long suffering season ticket holder at Preston North End!

What is your proudest achievement?
Completing the London Marathon

Name your favourite music:
Anything by Status Quo

Who would be your ultimate 3 dinner guests?
Groucho Marx and Oscar Wilde for the conversation. Vlad the Impaler to ensure a good table in the restaurant

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