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Stephen Firmin

Director, Solicitor

+44 (0)1206 217023

Stephen, who was admitted as a solicitor in November 1993, joined TSP to head up the Agriculture and Commercial Property team in May 2011. Based in the Colchester Office, Stephen is a Legal 500 Leading Individual and a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association (FALA). He specialises in rural property matters, helping farmers and landowners with:

  • Strategic land planning (such as promotion and option agreements)
  • Sale and purchases of land for development, but also undertakes all types of general commercial property work
  • Lifetime succession planning for families and businesses
  • Property portfolios
  • Financing
  • High value farming estate acquisitions and disposals

Thompson Smith and Puxon has, for a number of years, been highlighted by the Legal 500 as a Leading Firm in the Commercial Property practice area and Stephen is a Leading Individual for his work in this area. He is also recommended for his Agriculture & Estates work and his Corporate and Commercial work.

Since 24 March 2011, Stephen Firmin Ltd, of which Stephen is a Director, has been a corporate partner in Thompson Smith and Puxon. Stephen has over 30 years’ experience and a particular expertise in commercial property and rural land work. He is commended by his clients for his attention to detail and expert advice.

During the early part of his career, Stephen also undertook significant corporate work and this background experience enables him to provide a wider commercial perspective for clients in relation to transactional property work and related business projects.

Stephen says “We work with clients on a wide variety of business and rural projects. I enjoy the diversity of the work, and the opportunities it brings to help clients adopt a joined up approach to delivering their objectives by working closely with their other professional advisers and my colleagues here at the Firm.”

To find out more about the Commercial Property service that Stephen can offer click here. For Agriculture services please click here.


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