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Thompson Smith and Puxon

STABLE 6, STABLE ROAD, COLCHESTER, CO2 7GL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01206 574431
Fax:
Fax 01206 563174
DX:
3617 COLCHESTER
Email:
Web:
www.tsplegal.com
Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester

Sharon Auton

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1206 217043
Email:
Thompson Smith and Puxon

Work Department

Dispute Resolution. Commercial Litigation. Debt Recovery and Insolvency. Mediation.

Position

Sharon, a Chartered Legal Executive, is a director of Sharon Auton Limited, a partner in the firm. She advises on civil and commercial dispute resolution including contentious probate, breach of contract, commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, boundary disputes, insolvency, negligence, injunctions and consumer disputes. Sharon has over 18 years experience in Dispute Resolution and is professional, friendly and approachable, acting for a wide range of clients from individuals to international companies. Sharon is a member of ACTAPS, the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

Having had huge success in representing clients at mediations Sharon successfully became an accredited mediator in November 2015.

Career

Sharon joined Thompson Smith and Puxon in 2000 as a Member of the Institute of Legal Executives having already completed the exams. She was admitted as a Fellow in 2005 following 5 years qualifying employment. Prior to this Sharon worked at the University of Essex for almost 10 years and prior to that was in banking and finance.

Her company, Sharon Auton Ltd, became a partner in Thompson Smith and Puxon in 2012. In January 2014 she became Head of the Dispute Resolution team and in January 2016 became TSP’s Finance Director and is the firm’s COFA.

Languages

English only

Member

Member of the Civil Mediation Council
Member of ACTAPS: The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists 

Education

Ramsey School, Halstead
Attended ILEX Tutorial College and admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (FCILEx) 2005

Leisure

Walking, Cooking and Dining with friends


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Essex

Within: Commercial litigation: Essex

The commercial litigation department at Thompson Smith and Puxon 'consistently impresses with its significant breadth of skills, timely service and sound advice', 'making clients feel valued'.  Its key focus areas include tenancy, property lease, and wills and probate disputes, with additional contract, partnership, insolvency, debt recovery, professional negligence and defamation expertise. The 'pragmatic and supportive' Judith Winward 'takes a proactive approach to conflict resolution' and became an associate in 2017. The 'exceptional' Sharon Auton heads the practice.

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