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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

Robert Ashworth

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1206 217026
Email:
Thompson Smith and Puxon

Work Department

Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate

Position

Robert, who qualified as a solicitor in 2007, joined the TSP Wills and Estates team in May 2015 and is based in our Colchester office. 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.

Career

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.

Languages

English only

Education

St Peter’s High School

Anglia Ruskin University

Leisure

In his spare time Robert is a keen cyclist and golfer. 


South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

Within: Next generation lawyers

Robert Ashworth - Thompson Smith and Puxon

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

The 'thorough, efficient and reliable' private client department at Thompson Smith and Puxon 'exhibits a high degree of professional experience and capability' with 'a caring and considerate side' and a willingness to 'go the extra mile' in order to 'provide a comprehensive and timely service'. Focus areas include will preparation, probate, trusts, tax and succession planning, registering enduring powers of attorney, and Court of Protection matters, as well as asset preservation relating to long-term residential or nursing care requirements. A large proportion of clients have a business or agricultural background. 'Sharp-minded, sympathetic and hardworking' Fiona Ashworth, who 'has a wealth of experience', leads the practice from the Colchester office and is a main contact for elderly and farming clients. In October 2017, 'friendly and persevering' Robert Ashworth and 'conscientious, sympathetic and efficient' Aileen Hirst, who 'has a practical grasp of problems and solutions', joined Clacton-based Sarah White at associate level. Clients further recommend 'exceptionally professional and caring' solicitor Adina Milleare.

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