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Price Slater Gawne Solicitors ascent continues with new Chester Partner hire

Specialist law practitioners Price Slater Gawne continues to expand and has recently appointed Chester based, Gareth Williams as a new Partner.

calendar_month 27 Jan 23

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Specialist law practitioners Price Slater Gawne continues to expand and has recently appointed Chester based, Gareth Williams as a new Partner.

Gareth is an experienced, senior practitioner and is accredited by STEP for succession and wealth inheritance planning. His work focuses on complex wills, probate and trusts.

In addition, Gareth has extensive experience working as an attorney and deputy for clients who lack capacity, vulnerable clients and their families in the Court of Protection sector.

Gareth has worked in Chester for many years and will continue to do so, opening and heading up a new office in Chester for Price Slater Gawne. The firm is currently identifying suitable premises.

Director Chris Gawne said:

“Price Slater Gawne is very pleased to welcome a new partner of Gareth’s calibre. We look forward to expanding into Chester and the contribution Gareth will make to our reputation for high end, complex, Wealth Protection and Court of Protection work. He will be a great addition to the firm.”

Gareth Williams, Price Slater Gawne Partner added:

“I look forward to starting this important new chapter in my professional life at Price Slater Gawne.  In Chester and its surrounds, and nationally I will continue to help clients navigate through their complex trusts and estate planning needs. I will also continue to serve my clients who through injury or medical negligence cannot make decisions on their financial and welfare matters.  I am incredibly excited to join the firm at this crucial point in its growth programme and look forward to my future here.”



Notes to editors

Led by directors Victoria Price, Mark Slater and Christopher Gawne, the Altrincham-based firm was founded in 2010 and offers legal expertise in the fields of Clinical Negligence, Serious Injury, Court of Protection, Wealth Protection, Divorce & Family Law.

Price Slater Gawne has grown significantly over the past three years, recruiting at all levels and plans to continue growth including a new office in Chester.

The firm is recognised in the prestigious legal directories Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 and is noted for its work on multiple, complex, and high-profile matters for clients from all over the country.

WEALTH PROTECTIONThe team is led by Partner Laura Bywater who is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and it boasts more than 40 years’ experience in private client matters including specialist experience in the creation and administration of Trusts, complex wills and asset protection and Lasting Power of Attorney.

COURT OF PROTECTIONThe team is led by Partner Tom Young who is named as a Recommended Lawyer in Legal 500 and is nationally renowned for its expertise in this highly complex area of the law, particularly in the management of finances for people with large damages awards and works closely with several local authorities. Feedback in Legal 500 UK Solicitors 2023 stated “The whole team has been accessible and very well informed and “Tom Young has been extremely helpful with case advice and a seemingly smooth transition of cases.”

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCEThe highly experienced team is led by Directors Mark Slater and Christopher Gawne – both acknowledged experts in the field of clinical negligence. Many of the team are members of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel and have specialised in cases at the cutting edge of medical law. The firm is ranked as a leading clinical negligence firm the Chambers UK Legal Guide and the Legal 500.

Testimonials in the latter include “Price Slater Gawne is one of the best in this field. Their specialist clinical negligence team is incredibly strong. This firm is at the top of my list of personal recommendations when asked by friends and family.”

SERIOUS INJURY: The team, led by Director Victoria Price, one of the UK’s most respected serious injury solicitors, is highly experienced in dealing with life-changing and complex injury cases, acting for clients in personal injury and criminal injury claims. The firm’s Serious Injury team debuted in the Legal 500 UK Solicitors 2023 for its work with people who have life-changing physical and psychological injuries.

DIVORCE & FAMILY LAWThe team led by Nick Clough, has an outstanding reputation for divorce, children and family law matters and is highly regarded for its proactive and constructive approach, acting on behalf of clients seeking advice in relation to all aspects of family law, including separation and divorce, civil partnership dissolution and financial proceedings.

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