Sebastian Hale-Smith

Meet the team

Specialist areas of expertise

Sebastian advises on a number of specialist areas of litigation, including:


Sebastian qualified as a solicitor in 2022 and joined Hart Reade in 2023. He has quickly established himself as a friendly and reliable team player, earning many client testimonials which vouch for his approachability and pleasant manner.

Sebastian has worked on a wide range property related disputes, often personally advocating in court on behalf of his own clients. Before working as a solicitor Sebastian owned and ran his own retail enterprise, where he has fond memories of regular customers and contributing the local independent business community, and was elected to Newhaven Town Council, working as the Lead Member for Children and Young People and sitting on multiple sub-committees.


Sebastian is a hard worker and skilled strategist who applies a goal-focused approach to all his cases. He is a well-rounded individual who has real life experience representing a variety of industries, including: manufacturing, property development and management, Internet service providers and building.

He is a solicitor who takes his client’s concerns seriously and who will do his utmost to secure a conclusion in his client’s best interests.


Sebastian is a thorough worker who dedicates his time to detailed advice. His calm personality is an asset in complex matters where level-headed negotiations are key to a positive outcome.