Richard Ashton

Principal Lawyer and Head of Trusts and Estates

Name: Richard Ashton

Title: Principal Lawyer and Head of Trusts and Estates


Telephone: 01743 218450

Richard Ashton is a Principal Lawyer in the Trusts and Estates department.

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.

Languages: Basic Welsh

Memberships: Richard is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly

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

Year admitted: 1997

No of years experience: 24

Areas of law:

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