Mr Robert Ashworth > Thompson Smith and Puxon > Colchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Thompson Smith and Puxon

Work Department

Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate


Director, Solicitor


Robert, who qualified as a solicitor in 2007, joined the TSP Wills and Estates team in May 2015 and is based in our Clacton office. He is the director of Robert Ashworth Limited, a partner in the firm. Robert, who grew up in a farming family, advises clients on their Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and estate administration. He also advises on elderly and vulnerable client matters and has a particular focus on succession planning advice for the firm’s large portfolio of farming and agricultural clients. Robert was appointed as an Associate of Thompson Smith and Puxon in October 2017.

Robert attended St Peter’s High School in Burnham on Crouch before going on to complete both his Law Degree and Legal Practice Course at Anglia Ruskin University.



Lawyer Rankings

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

(Next Generation Partners)

Robert AshworthThompson 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.