Thompson Smith and Puxon are pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona Ashmead as a Solicitor joining the Wills and Estates team. Based in our Colchester office, Fiona works closely with her clients to advise and plan their legal lives in relation to Wills and Estate matters.

Fiona completed her degree in Business Law at City University London and then following passing the Law Society finals at Guildford Law College worked in London firms for a number of years advising primarily on Property matters. Following a sabbatical spent in the ski resort of Verbier, running a chalet with her husband, Fiona relocated to East Anglia over 25 years ago and has worked in various locations including Woodbridge, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds, where she now lives.

Fiona has the accreditation of being a TEP (Trust Estate Practioner) having passed the STEP ( Society of Trust and Estate Practioners) exams 10 years ago gaining a distinction in Advising the Vulnerable Client certificate. She also finds that drawing on her previous property knowledge a great advantage in dealing with more complex matters.

Fiona Ashworth who leads the TSP Wills and Estates team said, “We are very excited to have Fiona on board and part of our growing team. Her experience and knowledge will continue to add to our abilities to deliver exceptional service to our ever-expanding range of clients.”

Fiona likens dealing with legal issues to completing a jigsaw saying “I enjoy talking to clients about the issues and conundrums which concern them and then finding the solution that completes the puzzle so that they have a solution which suits their individual needs and wishes.”