Annie Ward - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Annie Ward - Alternative Dispute Resolution profile

As an ADR accredited mediator, and mediation advocate, Annie is increasingly resolving disputes before they get to trial. She is effective at mediations because she is focussed on the solution and not the complexities of the problem. Her ability to cut through out the dead wood and concentrate on the real issues, has earned her a reputation as a solid and client friendly deal-maker.  



Year of call: 1997
Areas of specialism:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Children Private Law
  • Court of Protection
  • Family Finance
  • Inheritance, Wills and Probate
  • Public Access and Direct Access
  • BA (Hons)
  • PGCE
  • MA
  • CPE
  • BVC
Professional activities:
  • Annie is a regular speaker at seminars on Inheritance Act and related claims
Notable Cases:
  • E v E [2006] EWCA Civ 843 / [2006] 2 FLR 1228 (Shared residence, relocation within the UK)
  • Vaughan v Vaughan [2007] EWCA Civ 1085/ [2008] 1 FLR 1108 (Financial conduct, inclusion of pension CETVs when assessing percentage split of assets, clean break)
  • B v B [2008] EWCA Civ 284 / [2008] 1 FLR (fast reporting) (contributions, inherited wealth)
  • Hall v Hall [2008] EWCA Civ 350 (setting aside “depth charge” orders in cases where one party is non-compliant)