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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:
Web:
www.tsplegal.com
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: Rising stars

Robert Ashworth - Thompson Smith and Puxon

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

Thompson Smith and Puxon's 'impressive' private client department is 'very well versed in dealing with complex matters' which include all aspects of wills, inheritance tax planning and the administration of estates. Led by standout practitioner Fiona Ashworth , who clients describe as a 'real asset to the firm', the team is proficient in handling high-value and often uniquely challenging transfers of inter-generational wealth. The agriculture sector has traditionally been a strong client focus of the firm. Aileen Hirst acts for high-net-worth clients and advises on trust planning and estates. Sarah White  and Robert Ashworth are also recommended.

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