John Ward-Prowse

John Ward-Prowse

Call: 1997


John entered the law in 1978 as a solicitors clerk taking examinations for the Institute of Legal Executives and qualifying as a Fellow of the Institute. He qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and as a barrister in 1997. He has extensive experience in all matters relating to children – private, public and child abduction and has acted for local authorities, parents, extended family members and guardians. In addition, he advises on and conducts financial remedy proceedings, TOLATA proceedings, and advises and has represented parties in contentious probate matters.

Practice areas

  • Family Law (children & financial)
  • TOLATA – propriety estoppel
  • Disputes in relation to the validity of wills
  • Actions for the removal of personal representatives
  • Actions for breach of trust and/or breach of duty in the administration of trusts and estates
  • Claims for rectification of wills
  • Applications in relation to the construction of wills
  • Insolvency
  • Housing
  • Professional Negligence
  • Common Law


  • Solicitor 1993
  • Bar 1997
  • Dip Law
  • Dip Legal Practice (University of Law)


9 Dec 2015

John Ward-Prowse appears in FGM case

John Ward-Prowse has appeared before Mr Justice Mostyn in a widely reported female genital mutilation case. John is instructed by Biscoes Solicitors of Portsmouth...


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