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Woodward Conveyancing

Buying or selling a property can be a stressful time. Here at Woodward Solicitors we have the knowledge and experience to make the process as easy and stress free as possible.

Our team will explain to process in plain English, ensuring that you are fully informed throughout the process. We also provide step by step guidance and assistance in completing the required protocol forms and help you to ensure that your property transaction goes smoothly.
We deal with a wide range of property transactions, including:

· Residential purchase
· Residential sale
· Re-mortgaging
· Transfer of equity
· Commercial property
· Quote

Woodward Family Law

At Woodward Solicitors, our specialist team is headed by Joy Cleaver, who has specialised in and practiced all aspects of Family Law for over 20 years. It is our aim to provide a top quality service to clients near and far. We are friendly, approachable and professional and our team will ensure that clients get the best results possible, which means going the extra mile or two that our team are more than prepared to do.

Our team also understand that, with a separation or divorce, comes cost and that this can add to the stress, as clients often worry about how they are going to pay for a divorce. At Woodward Solicitors, we also work to address this additional worry.
We deal with a wide range of Family Law Services, including:

· Divorce and separation
· Financial issues
· Child disputes
· Cohabitation disputes
· Clean Break Orders
· Post/Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Woodward Personal Injury

Woodward Solicitors, on the border of Wigan and St. Helens, was formed in 2011 by a small team of specialist personal injury and industrial disease solicitors.

The firm is new, with a fresh and modern approach, each member of our legal team can count on years of experience. When tackling any new personal injury claim, this wealth of practical knowledge makes a real difference.

Our team handles all personal injury claims and insurance dispute claims.
Cases fall into the following categories:
· Road traffic accidents
· Accidents at work
· Slip, Trip or Fall
· Criminal injury
· Defective products

Woodward Industrial Disease

Now more than ever, employees are protected from workplace accidents. In large part, this is down to increased regulation. Nevertheless, nearly three-quarters of the working population still suffers from some form of pain, discomfort or illness as a result of their current or previous working environment.

Many more people are at risk of developing such ailments as a result of unsatisfactory working conditions.

Woodward Solicitors is a specialist personal injury firm. As members of the Association of Personal Injury Solicitors (APIL), the national body of personal injury solicitors, our solicitors have the expertise and skills necessary to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve.
We handle a wide variety of industrial disease claims,

· Industrial deafness
· Tinnitus
· Work-related limb disorders (WRLDs)
· Lung disease and other disorders

Woodward Insurance Dispute

Woodward Solicitors has a niche insurance dispute resolution team, led by Sarah Lewis, a specialist in this complex area. We tend to handle insurance policy disputes when there is a technical issue over coverage.


• An alleged breach of warranty
• Allegations of misrepresentation
• Allegations of fraud
• Alleged non-performance of a precedent condition (duty)
• A dispute over the correct measure of indemnity
• A dispute with a third party’s insurer resulting from a civil matter

Many of these matters are bitterly contested, involving millions of pounds in disputed payments: They often end up in court. It's our job to prove that your insurance company or a third party insurer has not performed its contractual obligations. We act for businesses and individuals throughout England and Wales.

Woodward Wills & Probate


Often making a will is not something that we think about until later in life. However, it is possibly one of the most important documents that we can have drafted to ensure that our wishes are met when the time is needed.

Whether you have a lot of possession or just a few items, you should think about making a will sooner rather than later – in fact the earlier the better.

Here at Woodward Solicitors we are able to draft a will to ensure that your wishes are clear and adhered to upon death. We offer a no obligation discussion about the process, what is included and what needs to be done in order to ensure the will is valid.

If you die without a will, there are rules as to how your property and possessions (estate) are dealt with. This may not be how you would wish them to be dealt with. It is even more important when you have a partner (whether married or not) and children so that they do not lose out.

Woodward Solicitors are also happy to review your current will and bring this up to date. Remember you can and should update your will regularly.


When someone passes they will (or should have) appointed an executor to deal with the assets of the estate. Probate is the process in dealing with these assets.

Woodward Solicitors can provide help and guidance on obtain the grant of Probate for you to ensure that you are able to deal with the assets in a quick and easy manner.

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