Anya Hoyland



Anya is a solicitor who qualified in 2020 having trained with Slee Blackwell. She works in our private client and contentious probate teams. She also deals with Court of Protection matters, including deputyship applications and ongoing administration.

In the field of contentious probate law, Anya has assisted clients with challenging the validity of wills and pursuing claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

Anya attained a first class degree in law at the University of Warwick before completing her Masters at the University of Exeter. While undertaking her Masters, Anya ‘s research considered whether a fair balance is achieved between claimants and defendants in claims under the Inheritance Act.

Anya is a key member of our Legal 500 recommended contentious probate team

“The strengths of the team is their ability to be thoroughly knowledgeable, stand for no nonsense, and do their absolute best for a client.”

Recent Client Feedback:

I recently had the pleasure of working with Anya Hoyland from Slee Blackwell Solicitors LLP, and I cannot express enough how satisfied I am with the outstanding legal services provided. From the initial consultation to the successful resolution of my case, every step of the way was handled with the utmost professionalism and expertise. First and foremost, Anya Hoyland exhibited an impressive depth of knowledge and experience in their field. They took the time to thoroughly understand the nuances of my situation and provided invaluable guidance on the best course of action. Their attention to detail and ability to strategize effectively were instrumental in achieving a favorable outcome. Moreover, throughout the entire process, Anya Hoyland demonstrated exceptional communication skills. They kept me informed and updated at every stage, promptly addressing any concerns or questions I had. This level of transparency and accessibility truly set them apart and provided me with peace of mind during what could have been a stressful time. Furthermore, Anya Hoyland exhibited a genuine commitment to advocating for my best interests. Their dedication and tenacity were evident in their approach, as they tirelessly worked to ensure that my rights were protected and that justice was served. I felt reassured knowing that I had such a dedicated advocate fighting on my behalf. In addition to their legal prowess, Anya Hoyland also demonstrated empathy and compassion throughout our interactions. They took the time to understand not only the legal aspects of my case but also the personal implications it had on my life. This human touch made all the difference and further solidified my trust and confidence in their abilities. Overall, I cannot recommend Anya Hoyland and Slee Blackwell Solicitors LLP highly enough. Their exemplary professionalism, communication, dedication, and empathy truly set them apart as a top-tier legal team. If you are in need of legal representation, look no further than Anya Hoyland – you won’t be disappointed.


Anya Hoyland is always incredibly prompt in her responses, and her letters to my adversary were polite but incredibly incise. Her knowledge is superb and she always explains the cost/loss benefit with care and consideration. I would not hesitate to recommend her to everyone. Her kindness to me whilst I was under incredible strain and heartache cannot be expressed sufficiently. I will be forever grateful to her.


I was extremely satisfied with the level of service provided by Slee Blackwell Solicitors. My case was dealt with efficiently and effectively. I never had to ‘chase anything up’ because everything was dealt with in such a timely manner. I would definitely recommend [Anya Hoyland] for her knowledge and expertise.


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