Fiona Colwell > Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP > Westcliff on Sea, England > Lawyer Profile

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP
THE OLD BANK
470-474 LONDON ROAD
WESTCLIFF ON SEA
SS0 9LD
England

Work Department

Civil litigation and commercial.

Position

Partner and head of civil litigation at the firm. Holds a mostly company/commercial caseload but also deals with the full mix of work in the civil litigation department in a supervisory capacity. Alongside contentious matters, also deals with non-contentious corporate/commercial matters, including business sales/acquisitions, shareholders agreements, partnership agreements and construction contracts.

Career

Rawlins Davy Solicitors, Bournemouth, qualified 2001. Partner Paul Robinson Solicitors 2010. Alongside being a partner and head of civil litigation, Fiona is also the firm’s compliance officer for legal practice and one of the money laundering officers.

Languages

German (working knowledge).

Memberships

Civil Mediation Council; Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Education

The Romsey School; Brunel University (1998 LLB (Hons)); Guildford College of Law (1999 LPC); BPP 2006 Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency; London School of Mediation (2011 Accredited Mediator).

Leisure

Music –listening to generally and attending concerts –of a diverse range of genres; theatre (comedy, plays, musicals); cinema; running; skiing; watching sport; classic cars; motor racing; cooking; reading and travelling. She is also trustee of a local Citizens Advice Bureau and a Governor at a local Grammar School.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Essex

Alongside general commercial matters, practitioners at Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP handle the business and property elements of asset purchases and sales, as well as share transactions. Practice head Mark Deans, whose expertise includes company formations, M&A, group reorganisations, partnership agreements and commercial contracts, leads the team with Fiona Colwell, who practices from Westcliffe-on-Sea.

South East > Employment > Employment: Essex

The group at Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP, based in Westcliff, regularly deals with commercial transactions, specifically relating to TUPE transfers. Practice head Fiona Colwell has continued to be instructed on a significant number of settlement agreements, and utilises her commercial expertise to draft non-contentious documentation for employer clients. The group receives mandates from clients in the insurance, charity and recruitment sectors.