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Richard Ashton

Principal Lawyer, Head of Trusts & Estates

Richard Ashton is a Principal Lawyer in the Trusts and Estates department at Linder Myers. He joined the firm as part of the merger with Moss and Poulson in 2009.

Richard specialises in:

  • Estate planning
  • Wills
  • Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Court of Protection/Office of the Public Guardian Deputyship
  • Trusts

One example of Richard’s success for clients was the arrangement to reclaim Inheritance tax of over £45,000 through preparation of a Will.

Richard lives in Shrewsbury and enjoys the Shropshire life. He has a keen interest in motorsport, particularly Formula One.

Year admitted: 1997

Education: Law degree (2:1) at Aberystwyth University, Legal Practice Course (LPC) in Chester.

Languages: Basic Welsh

Memberships: Richard is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly

Kind words and warm applause

"Richard Ashton showed my Mother unfailing kindness in her dealings with him over the years and has been a patient and helpful support to me on-going" 
2014-07-17T12:31:04+00:00

"Richard Ashton showed my Mother unfailing kindness in her dealings with him over the years and has been a patient and helpful support to me on-going" 

"Thank you for all your support and help this past year. We couldn't have done it without you." Anon
2014-02-19T14:01:05+00:00

"Thank you for all your support and help this past year. We couldn't have done it without you." Anon

“Richard has employed his considerable legal skills in navigating skillfully, courteously and brilliantly through the minefields that my cases have presented.”
2014-02-19T14:02:50+00:00

“Richard has employed his considerable legal skills in navigating skillfully, courteously and brilliantly through the minefields that my cases have presented.”

“I would like to thank you for all the help you have given my brothers and I in sorting out my mum's estate. I have told many people how helpful you have been, and recommended you many times over.” Ms Morris
2014-02-19T14:07:06+00:00

“I would like to thank you for all the help you have given my brothers and I in sorting out my mum's estate. I have told many people how helpful you have been, and recommended you many times over.” Ms Morris

"Thank you so much for all your help over the past months it has taken a huge burden from my shoulders."
2014-02-19T14:08:49+00:00

"Thank you so much for all your help over the past months it has taken a huge burden from my shoulders."

"I would just like to thank you on behalf of myself and the family for all your understanding patience and help in successfully concluding my case."
2014-02-19T14:12:30+00:00

"I would just like to thank you on behalf of myself and the family for all your understanding patience and help in successfully concluding my case."

“Thank you Richard for your care and patience…courtesy and help” Mr J Robertshaw
2014-02-19T14:15:31+00:00

“Thank you Richard for your care and patience…courtesy and help” Mr J Robertshaw

"I very much appreciate your help and advice over the past year. I am particularly grateful for your inheritance tax expertise." Mr Harding
2014-02-19T14:17:18+00:00

"I very much appreciate your help and advice over the past year. I am particularly grateful for your inheritance tax expertise." Mr Harding

"Many thanks for your excellent and careful work on our behalf" 
2014-06-10T14:55:07+00:00

"Many thanks for your excellent and careful work on our behalf" 

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