Denise Woodward

Denise Woodward

We are sad to announce the death of Denise Woodward, Consultant Solicitor, on 22nd April 2023.

Denise was a valued member of our Family Law Team and a hugely popular member of staff. Denise will be sorely missed by all her work colleagues and the legal fraternity in Chester and beyond.

Darlene Storrar, Managing Partner, says:

"Denise was an excellent Family Law Solicitor and a highly valued member of our team. Denise was dedicated to her work and her many clients and we will miss her enormously. Denise was always cheerful and engaging. Our thoughts are with her large supportive family at this very sad time."


Meet Kate Naylor

Job Title
Solicitor and Partner, Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Kate is a member of the Dispute Resolution Team at Storrar Cowdry.  She offers advice and practical solutions on a wide range of legal issues.

Wherever there is a potential conflict, she can assist by advising you of your legal position and suggests and implements solutions to help you avoid litigation and save you money.

Where a conflict has already arisen, she can offer advice and assistance both in and out of the court room.  She will provide you with options and the most cost efficient way to resolve that conflict.

Areas of work include:

  • Agricultural disputes
  • Boundary disputes
  • Co-Habitation disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Commercial disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Inheritance Act Claims
  • Landlord and Tenant disputes (both commercial and residential)
  • Nuisance claims
  • Professional negligence
  • Property disputes
  • Probate and Will disputes


Find out what Kate's clients think of her.

Kate Naylor was exceptional - of the 11 solicitors I have used over the best part of 45 years, Storrar Cowdry stand head and shoulders above the rest as an exemplar of professionalism and first class customer service

Litigation & Family Law

Both Kate Naylor and Freddie Storrar were efficient and courteous at all times

Litigation & Family Law

Very pleased with the advice received from Kate Naylor. Really helped put our minds at rest and provide us with a way forward with the issues we were having. Response to emails and queries was prompt and very helpful. Couldn’t ask for a better service.

Litigation & Family Law

During our first initial meeting I’ve never been put at ease so quickly after discussing my matters through with you. I must also thank you for the recommendation to use Kate Naylor, she was extremely supportive, helpful and very much on the ball. Everything was dealt with very timely and accurately too.

Litigation & Family Law

Excellent service. Kate Naylor was very professional, efficient at a very difficult time. Thank you.

Litigation & Family Law

Kate is professional, compassionate and exceptionally knowledgeable. There really aren’t enough words to describe Kate and none seem to do her justice. She is exceptional at her job

Litigation & Family Law

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