Ms Nicola Healy > Thompson Smith and Puxon > Colchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Thompson Smith and Puxon

Work Department

Wills and Estates


Senior Associate Solicitor


Nicola, who qualified as a solicitor in 2009, is supervised by Fiona Ashworth. She joined the TSP Wills and Estates team in February 2022. Based in our Colchester office, Nicola advises clients on a broad range of private client matters including their Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration.

Nicola completed her Law Degree at Staffordshire University before passing her Legal Practice Course at The College of Law, Chester. Since qualifying, she has worked on a broad range of private client matters in firms across Essex and Surrey.

Nicola is a fully accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), an independent national organisation of lawyers who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

Nicola is also a fully qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). STEP is the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of Trusts, Estates and related issues. STEP members help families to plan for their long term financial future, providing expert advice on how to comply with the often complex law and tax rules surrounding Trusts, Estates and Inheritance.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

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Nicola Healy – Thompson Smith and Puxon

With offices in Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea, Thompson Smith and Puxon’s wills and estate team has significant experience in advising agricultural clients on tax and estate planning work, and is also geared to advise business owners from a range of industries on matters such as succession planning and estate administration issues. Exemplifying this are group head Fiona Ashworth, who provides a ‘stand-out service’, and Robert Ashworth, who advises high-net-worth clients on succession planning work. Staff changes in 2022 include the arrival of two new solicitors including Nicola Healy, the retirement of Aileen Hirst in June 2022, and the departure of Sarah White.