Hayley is a member of our Private Client department and deals with a range of matters including the preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and the administration of estates.

Hayley qualified as a solicitor in 1993, after completing a degree in Law, Marketing and Accounting at Leicester and Law Society Finals at Chester College of Law.  She practised in Cumbria for over seven years specialising in criminal and matrimonial law before taking a career break to have a family and relocate to Australia for a few years.  Hayley returned to the legal profession to specialise in private client matters in 2016, recently joining our Private Client department, with a genuine passion for helping clients often during difficult periods with empathy and appreciation of their need for clear practical advice.  Hayley was born and brought up in the Lancaster area, and enjoys spending time outdoors with her three children in our beautiful local area.

Hayley Dent

Hayley Dent


Private Client


  • Preparation and advice on Wills and Letters of Wishes.
  • Administration of Estates and Deeds of Variation.
  • Advice and preparation of Powers of Attorney.


  • 1989 – 1992 BA (Hons) degree in Law with Marketing & Accounting
  • 1992 – 1993  Law Society Finals at Chester College of Law
  • 1994 Originally admitted to the Roll of Solicitors for England and Wales