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Thompson Smith and Puxon

Work 01206 574431
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Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester

CLIENT: Richard Marshall, Owner
COMPANY/FIRM:  Timberwolf UK
TESTIMONIAL: I own a small growing manufacturing business that has been in operation for 30 years and has numerous requirements for expert advice and direction to protect the company going forward, these include: Partnership Agreements; Employee Contracts; Wills; Succession Planning; Estates and Tax Planning.

I would have no hesitation in recommending the following people within Thompson Smith and Puxon:

Mary Anne Fedeyko

Fiona Ashworth

Caroline Nicholls

I used the Legal 500 as a basis for making a shortlist of Solicitors who could offer the range of expertise I required. Because succession planning is on the horizon for me, it was the fact that Fiona Ashworth is a member of STEP that put TSP at the top of my short list. Having the first meeting with Fiona and Mary Anne it was quite obvious they were very competent people who could give concise advice and structure everything so it all happened in logical order. The great thing about TSP for me is they have always done what they have said and they are clear on what you can and can’t do. Caroline Nicholls has been instrumental in delivering complex Partnership Agreements and Employment Contracts within a very tight time-frame. Mary Anne has a sharp mind and quickly understands your overall objectives and uses other expertise within the business when required to get things concluded in a timely manner.

A nice straight forward bunch of people to deal with ‚Äď highly recommended.

CLIENT: Harprite Dulai, Co-Owner
COMPANY/FIRM: Iconic Build
TESTIMONIAL: I have no hesitation in recommending Nick Mayles and the excellent team at TSP for their professional and friendly advice and assistance. Nick always makes himself available when we need him and during 2017 has helped us with our construction contracts, provided advice in relation to our consultancy arrangements and constitution.    He also worked closely with his colleague Sharon Auton in providing practical and commercial advice on potential claims and litigation. Thank You!

CLIENT: George Rix, Commercial Director
COMPANY/FIRM: Stourgarden
TESTIMONIAL: Nick Mayles, and in fact everyone at TSP, are always great to work with. Always at the end of the phone, and quick to respond to any requests no matter how trivial. A very reliable and professional outfit backed up with vast and up to date subject knowledge.

CLIENT: Danny Buttleman
COMPANY/FIRM: Shoreditch Studios
TESTIMONIAL: I have used Nick Mayles at TSP twice on contractual matters relating to the division and sale of my business.  Both times, I have found him and the team, not only extremely professional, but patient in dealing with a layman like myself and importantly, I felt they never had anything other than my best interests at heart.

CLIENT: Robert Kleuter, Owner and Director
COMPANY/FIRM: P.E.M. Plant & Chemicals International Limited
TESTIMONIAL: I would like to thank TSP and especially Caroline Nicholls for a job well done. Questions and queries were answered very promptly and I feel Caroline took the time to listen and understand our needs and to make the whole process as efficient and easy as possible. We are highly satisfied with the service we received and would not hesitate to use Thompson Smith and Puxon and especially Caroline again in the future.

CLIENT: Ken Hilton, Former Business Owner / Director
COMPANY/FIRM: Oak Park Security
TESTIMONIAL: Letting go of something that has been part of most of your working life was not without tensions on my part. However, your demeanour and experience and also good nature certainly got us through all the processes that allowed the sale to complete. Without the way in which Caroline Nicholls and the team at TSP conducted themselves we feel our dream of retirement would have been delayed for several years. Sheila and I thank you for your tolerance and understanding and the knowledge and expertise you brought to the table.

CLIENT: Graeme Dodds, Director
COMPANY/FIRM: Frinton Golf Club
TESTIMONIAL: Caroline Nicholls and the team at TSP guided Frinton Golf Club through its tricky transition from an unincorporated association to a limited company with a trading subsidiary, providing sound technical legal advice with a friendly, pro-active and commercial approach. She was always happy to help with our queries along the way and made this complicated process less burdensome for the Club.

CLIENT: Hugh Weston-Smith, Finance Director
TESTIMONIAL: We have worked with Claire Powell and the team at Thompson Smith and Puxon for a number of years. Claire combines excellent technical expertise with keen commercial awareness, providing practical advice within challenging timescales

CLIENT: Nikki Lax, Director
COMPANY/FIRM: W H Collier Limited
TESTIMONIAL: Sorting out my late father’s shares in the company was a daunting task.  We had no idea where to begin or what it entailed.  Caroline Nicholls dealt with the matter sympathetically and made the process simple, explaining it in a way we understood and keeping us informed of progress throughout.  I wouldn't hesitate to use the services of Caroline or Thompson Smith and Puxon in the future.

CLIENT: Sharon Kendall, Managing Partner
COMPANY/FIRM: Ambrose Avenue Group Practice
TESTIMONIAL: Claire Powell provided us with quick and pragmatic advice, guiding us through the complex merger process. She worked within our extremely tight timescale and understood our objectives, helping to secure a positive outcome for our practice. Claire Powell was always happy to be on the end of the telephone for any concerns, questions and queries we had. We could not have got the positive outcome we did without her professional help.  

CLIENT: Mark Galloway, Chief Executive
COMPANY/FIRM: GP Primary Choice Ltd
TESTIMONIAL:Thompson Smith and Puxon have been great to work with. Claire Powell combines excellent technical knowledge with a pro-active and commercial approach, ensuring our objectives are met in the timescale required. They feel like an extended member of our team. I have been delighted to introduce TSP to other business contacts over the last 12 months.

CLIENT: Neil Smith, Owner
COMPANY/FIRM:  Haven Veterinary Practice
TESTIMONIAL: Mary Anne’s advice on innovative business structures has brought long term efficiencies into our practice. She and her team at TSP are robust, efficient and a pleasure to deal with; they demonstrate exceptional expertise hand-in-hand with dealing with matters very cost-effectively, and always deliver. I would not hesitate to recommend Mary Anne and the TSP team.

CLIENT: Alex Wright, FIMI
COMPANY/FIRM:  Shoreham Vehicle Auctions
TESTIMONIAL: Mary Anne has provided me with extremely helpful advice on a complex matter, simplifying issues and providing creative solutions.   She is approachable and very user friendly.  I would not hesitate to recommend her, she is first-rate!

CLIENT: Mark Fagg
COMPANY/FIRM:  Private Client
TESTIMONIAL: Having worked with Thompson Smith and Puxon on many projects over the last ten years, I can say that on each occasion they have provided an excellent professional legal service.

In particular Mary Anne Fedeyko and her team have always added that extra level of service which is often so helpful when issues become a little stressful.

I would recommend this firm and its legal team to anyone any time.

CLIENT: Jan King
COMPANY/FIRM: Private Client
TESTIMONIAL: Working with Robert Ashworth on my Will and Powers of Attorney was a very positive and enjoyable experience. In fact, it was the best experience I have ever had with a firm of solicitors. My Will in particular was a bit complicated, and Robert came up with excellent solutions to the challenges it posed. I can heartily recommend both him and Thompson Smith and Puxon

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