Ward Hadaway

2018, January 25
Ward Hadaway 25th January 2018


Ward Hadaway is one of the UK’s top law firms and a major player in the North of England, with its three offices located in the cities of Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester matching the footprint of the UK’s Northern Powerhouse.

It offers a full range of legal services covering Import/Export, Trade and Competition, Health, Energy, Education Banking & Finance, Corporate Finance, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Tax.

Ward Hadaway has experience in all major industries and acts for national and international public and private organisations, as well as entrepreneurs, local authorities, healthcare organisations and Government agencies.

A committed team of nearly 500 led by 80 partners, provides professional advice and assistance in a wide range of different areas.

For companies in China looking to set up in the UK, we can assist at every step. Whether it’s deciding how to structure a UK business, accessing funding for growth, negotiating commercial contracts, taking on employees or taking new office space, our team will be with you to make your transition in the UK as seamless as possible. We also have Chinese speakers within the firm

For UK companies looking to do business in China, we have extensive experience in international work, from starting up or acquiring businesses, to trading with customers and suppliers, protecting your intellectual property and resolving disputes. Our lawyers have visited China on a number of occasions meeting clients and potential investors.

We are also members of GGI (Geneva Group International), a powerful worldwide association of independent professional services firms. This allows us and our clients to access an international network of high quality advisers across a range of professional disciplines.



Colin Hewitt

Head of Commercial

Tel: +44 (0) 191 204 4226


Elaine Chan
Commercial Litigation Partner
Tel: +44 (0) 161 837 3885

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