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Woodfines LLP

6 BEDFORD ROAD, SANDY, SG19 1EN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01767 680251
Fax:
Fax 01767 691775
DX:
47801 SANDY
Email:
Web:
www.woodfines.co.uk

Nigel Ashton

Tel:
Work 01234 270600
Email:
Web:
www.woodfines.co.uk
Woodfines LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Nigel deals with complex wills and trusts and inheritance tax planning, and is a specialist in Court of Protection work. He regularly gives talks to charities, such as Alzheimer’s Society and Mencap, and to professional groups.

In 2015, Nigel was appointed by the Office of the Public Guardian as one of only 68 Panel Deputies in England and Wales. 

Career

Qualified 1986, private client solicitor in central Cambridge for several years before joining Woodfines.

Education

St John’s College, Durham University (BA Hons Theology).

Leisure

Cycling, learning French.


South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Woodfines LLP is refocusing its personal tax practice on complex estate planning work for high-net-worth clients, following the recruitment of Stephen Patch, who joined in 2017 from Taylor Vinters and now heads the practice. He brings his expertise in tax, trust and estate planning to the practice, which includes Nigel Ashton, who has a strong focus on issues concerning mental health, particularly in the elderly; Mikhala Leak, whose expertise covers Court of Protection, wills and lasting powers of attorney, and inheritance tax planning, among other matters; and Mike Cox, who has an extensive track record in wills and probate matters.

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