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  • A very personal and considerate approach to what was a very tense situation both personally and emotionally.  Sam came to my house and explained all the scenarios.  The case reached a very good conclusion.

  • I was very happy with the way my case was handled.  I was informed of progress all the way through so I knew what was happening at all times.  Sam Hirst was brilliant!  I felt a very valued customer.  Keep up the good work and high standards.

  • I was very satisfied.  Sam Hirst dealt with my very professionally and sympathetically.  She used all her skills for a very good outcome.

  • I was very happy with Sam.  She was clear, easy to understand and friendly. I was over the moon with how easy she made things and the advice I received was spot on.  If I ever need anything in the future I will definitely be in touch.

  • A huge thank you to Sam, I could not have gone through this process without her.  She was there for me every step of my journey, and was there when I needed support, information and advice.

  • Polite and friendly, helped us through a process we previously had no experience or knowledge of.  I was completely reassured and had confidence to allow Sam to take charge.

    Tuesday 6 January 2015
  • I can’t thank you enough for the way the claim was handled. After being in the accident, the thought of making a claim seemed like a lengthy and quite daunting procedure to take on, but you were really helpful and communication was brilliant throughout the whole thing. There was never a point where I felt confused or left in the dark about anything that was unfolding with the claim and the way you handled things was amazing! A cyclist who was involved in an accident with a motorist.  Samantha Hirst at Ridley and Hall successfully negotiated a settlement with the motorist’s insurance company.

  • My claim was handled very professionally and dealt with really well and quickly on Sam’s part I appreciate all that Sam and the team did.

  • Samantha Hirst is a very efficient young lady. It was a pleasure to meet her, and her experience shines through.

    Tuesday 14th January 2017
  • "A long and potentially confusing situation made bearable due to Sam’s friendly and tenacious attitude. I felt comfortable leaving everything in Sam’s capable hands and feel she achieved best possible outcome"

    24 July 2017

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Samantha Hirst

Solicitor –  LitigationSamantha Hirst

Samantha is a Contentious Probate and Inheritance Act specialist.  She is an experienced litigator who has dealt with claims involving disappointed beneficiaries, the validity of wills, disputes between executors and beneficiaries and trust disputes.

Often these cases are emotionally charged and sensitive for all the parties involved which is why Samantha provides a collaborative and pragmatic approach when resolving disputes. She is recognised as being empathic and personable towards her clients and understands their individual needs.

Samantha is a member of the Huddersfield Uganda Twinning Committee which provides training and resources to lawyers and the judiciary in Uganda. In 2015 she was part of a small team which flew out to Uganda and provided training in Kampala to over 250 lawyers.

At the weekends she loves long walks in the countryside and spending quality time with her friends and family.  Samantha also enjoys travelling, live music and a good period drama.