Family Law barrister Tony Ward retires after 48 years in practice

After a distinguished 48 year career at the bar, Tony announced his retirement from practice on 31st October 2019.

A family law specialist, Tony developed an outstanding financial practice within divorce, cohabitation, and under Schedule I of the Children Act. He demonstrated considerable experience in dealing with complex financial cases including corporate and partnership issues, family businesses, trusts and farming cases.

Described by many clients as professional friendly and efficient, well prepared and confident and able to make his clients relaxed and at ease, Tony was recommended for many years by the Legal 500 “Very experienced in financial disputes”, He is great at cross-examination and has a good manner with clients”, “Ruthless in cross-examination”.

Tony with be sorely missed by both lay and professional clients and also by the clerks and members of chambers.

We wish him well for a long and happy retirement with his wife and family in Rural Devon