Paul Ashwell

"The legal review was carried out in a highly professionally and timely manner, with a fair and unbiased report being written in `laymen’s language"

Paul Ashwell
Planning

"His ability to assess, explain and advise in clear language was very much appreciated"

Paul Ashwell
Wills, Probate and Inheritance

“Thank you so much for your unbelievable help with this. It was done in a cordial way as my late mum said it should be.”

PAUL ASHWELL
WILLS, PROBATE & INHERITANCE

Paul Ashwell

Paul Ashwell has a broad property and commercial practice.

He is an “‘outstanding local name’ in Commercial Dispute Resolution beloved by solicitors across Sussex. Sources highlight his experience and especially his ‘thoroughness and calmness’. He is someone who ‘very much inspires respect'” Chambers 2013.

In his spare time he enjoys his family, swimming, fell walking, food and the challenge of learning ancient Greek.

What the directories say

“He handles cases very efficiently and well. He has worked in the field for a long time and has extensive knowledge of the law.” (Chambers 2014)

He is “a very strong all rounder” whose “tactical advice and analysis of complex law is first class” (Legal 500 2011).

His ‘”command of planning law is without equal outside of the more senior members of specialist London sets”. (Legal 500 2010).

He “boasts a wide commercial practice, and has particular expertise in commercial fraud, freezing injunctions and directors’ liability cases” (2008)

What the clients say

“Nuthurst Parish Council engaged the services of Paul Ashwell to advise on the possibility of the Parish Council pursuing a Judicial Review. The legal review was carried out in a highly professionally and timely manner, with a fair and unbiased report being written in `laymen’s language’. Paul Ashwell attended an informal meeting and the issues which were raised by the Members from the report were answered to their satisfaction. Nuthurst Parish Council would not hesitate in recommending the services of Paul Ashwell.” (July 2018)

“At a time of stress when I required a clear interpretation and advice on my late Grandfather’s Will I was fortunate to be referred to Paul Ashwell.  I found dealing with him a very smooth and straightforward process. His work was provided promptly and fully met my requirements. His ability to assess, explain and advise in such clear language was very much appreciated, and gave me the support I very much needed. I recommend Paul very highly.” (June 2018)

 

Areas of Law

Property

Contracts and Debt Recovery

Wills, Probate and Inheritance

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