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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Andrew Facer

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4435
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Partner, Head of Private Client

Career

Andrew has 30 years' specialist experience in Private Client legal affairs.

He has City of London experience and subsequently has practiced for over 20 years in Newcastle as a Partner and Head of Department at Ward Hadaway.

Andrew has particular expertise in acting for entrepreneurial and landed clients predominantly in the North with an emphasis on succession planning through Trusts and Wills.

He advises on complex succession structures involving companies, partnerships, foreign property, pension funds and ownership of land often within complex family circumstances.

Andrew also has significant experience in Employee Benefit Trusts.


North: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Assisting clients with transactions and planning matters constitutes a key portion of Ward Hadaway’s workload. The recommended’ team is led by Neil Robson, who is best known for his experience in advising various estates clients on land use and planning matters; he continues to advise the Northumberland National Park Authority on various issues pertaining to The Sill, a landscape discovery centre situated on the Roman Wall in a world heritage site in Northumberland. This instruction includes transactional advice and assistance with the planning application for the centre. Other key individuals include transactional property expert Alex Cox, rural property and mineral reserves specialist Stefan Bainbridge and main contact for trust and asset protection issues Andrew Facer.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

At Ward Hadaway, team head Andrew Facer is well versed in guiding high-net-worth individuals, most notably entrepreneurial and landed clients, through a wide range of succession planning issues including trusts and wills, and has particular expertise in advising on succession structures involving companies, partnerships, foreign property, pension funds and land ownership. He also handles employee benefit trusts matters and works closely with consultant Gaynor Jackson, whose expertise includes assisting national and international charities with contentious and non-contentious trust and estate issues.

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