Our history

When you work with us, you benefit from decades of financial wisdom and a team with a long track record of delivering real success for clients across East Sussex. Learn more about how we got to where we are today.

Our journey so far...


Planting our roots

Barwells Solicitors was founded in Broad Street, Seaford, by Wilfrid Thomas De Bardewell, to meet the legal needs of the local community.


Another string to our bow

The company expands its offering by introducing a financial services department. Our specialisms include estate planning and helping people safeguard their wealth with trusts and similar arrangements.


A new identity

The Barwells Wealth brand is established to help clients recognise our two-pronged approach. We continue to offer first-rate financial advice to clients alongside our legal colleagues at Barwells Solicitors.


The next chapter

Barwells Wealth becomes an independent business, sharpening our focus on providing the very best financial planning and wealth management support from our offices in Glynde.


A bright future

With a new website making it easier than ever for people to learn about our services, we’re looking forward with confidence. Here’s to the next 125 years!

Our latest survey results…


would recommend us to their friends, family or colleagues


of clients believe that working with us has helped or will help them achieve their financial goals


of clients were satisfied that we understood their needs, goals, aspirations and objectives


of clients were satisfied with the speed of response from their planner

Our team

Whatever expertise you require, you’ll find it among our experienced team. From financial specialists to support staff, you’re assured of a friendly, efficient service at every stage of your journey with us.

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