Private Client Specialists

Ford Sumner works with a wide range of private clients (individuals, families, family trusts, charitable trusts and incorporated societies) advising across matters such as conveyancing and other property transactions, wealth and investment management, asset ownership structure and succession planning. 

Ford Sumner prides itself on the development of long term, trusting relationships with our clients over the years. Alongside our commercial, corporate, employment and litigation services we specialise in, we also offer a full range service of private client services to help ensure our clients are protected and set-up for the future.

Why Ford Sumner Lawyers?


We build long term relationships with our clients and work alongside them to develop a deep understanding of their business and personal affairs. This allows us to offer the guidance and support on all of the big things in life – be it business or personal. We can assist with all types of property transactions, succession planning, trusts and relationship property, and family business matters.

Our Private Client team deal with all manner of issues, but some of the key areas we can advise on are:

• Property transactions
• Succession planning
• Establishment and management of Trusts
• Asset protection and estate planning
• Relationship property
• Wills & Probate
• And any other family business matters.

Talk to our Private Client team today

Meet our Private Client team and their experience below: 


Joanne Cheer 

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Sarah Churstain 

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Jordan Todd

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Jason Kelly
Senior Associate

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Fenella Smith

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Maggie Knowles
Legal Executive

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If you're interested in contacting us, please contact us and one of our Private Client lawyers will be in touch shortly.