May Milestones at Scott Bailey LLP Lymington and Lyndhurst New Forest

Ben and Richard have been made full Equity Partners, and Sandy's growing up fast!

Ann Heard, Solicitor at Scott Bailey LLP

All change! Latest news from Scott Bailey LLP

It wasn’t that long ago that we were very excited to announce our new satellite office in Lyndhurst, andben ironmonger significant new additions to the Scott Bailey conveyancing team, but we are now also thrilled to announce that Richard Wadsworth and Ben Ironmonger having become full Equity Partners of the firm from 1 April 2024.

Since joining the firm in 2019, Ben quickly saw the potential for building a dedicated Company and Commercial Department to build on the business law services already offered by the firm’s litigation and commercial property teams. Since then, the client base has grown consistently, and we are one of the only law firms based within the New Forest offering dedicated corporate law support. Ben also finds the time to head up the firm’s marketing efforts.

Since joining the firm in 2017, Richard Wadsworth has continued to develop his outstanding reputation as an expert Private Client Solicitor, dealing with all aspects of will writing, complex probate and trust administration, and powers of attorney, as well asRichard Wadsworth building his department within the firm. Whilst his contributions in that regard have been substantial, he also now heads up legal compliance within the firm as our Compliance Officer, or COLP as it is known in the industry.

With their deep understanding of the legal and commercial landscapes, Richard and Ben are both well-equipped to help drive our firm’s growth and elevate our standing both locally and further afield.

These investments not only mark personal milestones for the pair, but also demonstrate a confidence in the bright future of Scott Bailey LLP. There is still a place for local, independent, High Street law firms.

We are fortunate to have so many talented individuals within our team, whose expertise clearly strengthen our capabilities and bolster our commitment to providing exceptional legal services to our valued client base.

We continue to evolve, innovate, and deliver outstanding results, with a view to solidifying our position as a leading legal force in the New Forest and across the South Coast region.

Please join us in congratulating Ben and Richard on their well-deserved new standings. Exciting times lie ahead!

About Scott Bailey LLP

Founded in 1930, Scott Bailey has grown to become a leading firm in the New Forest, providing a full range of legal services to private individuals and businesses. Services for individuals include Residential Conveyancing, Divorce, Family, Wills Trusts & Probate, Litigation & Disputes.

SME business legal services include Corporate, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution, Landlord & Tenant, Insolvency and Employment Law. Scott Bailey LLP is one of only a very few firms based in the New Forest providing these specialist services. 

The first firm in the region to receive the Law Society's prestigious LEXCEL award for high standards of practice management and customer care, Scott Bailey LLP promises top-quality, professional help from a team of expert solicitors who will put your best interests at the heart of their work.

Scott Bailey was delighted and proud to win "Business of the Year" at the 2023 New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards - read story here.


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