Ashtons Legal

Ashtons Legal

Businesses only survive and thrive if they deliver what their clients and customers want. At Ashtons Legal, our aim is to be a firm you are proud to call ‘your solicitors’ and are happy to recommend to others.

Address: Trafalgar House, Meridian Way, Norwich
Postcode: NR7 0TA
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.ashtonslegal.co.uk
Membership type:Corporate 21-50 (£500+VAT pa)

Businesses only survive and thrive if they deliver what their clients and customers want. At Ashtons Legal, our aim is to be a firm you are proud to call ‘your solicitors’ and are happy to recommend to others. This means:

  • making sure we communicate with you promptly, in the way that suits you best
  • having lawyers who are approachable and friendly as well as technically and commercially astute
  • ensuring our costs are transparent and fair
  • providing practical solutions to your legal needs.

Whether you are a commercial client or an individual client, and whatever your legal needs, our focus is on always delivering first class legal advice with exceptional service.

With offices in Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Ipswich, Norwich and Thetford we are ideally placed to assist clients throughout East Anglia. In practice, however, we also help people in many other parts of the country whether face-to-face or through our online services.

Our aim, in every respect, is to be “where clients come first”.

Ashtons Legal employment services

As a busy manager is your time stretched? Is there a fine balance between obtaining the employment law information and advice you need to do your job effectively and not spending more time than is necessary keeping up to speed with changes that may affect your staff?

Employment law and HR training courses

Ashton KCJ offers practical and engaging in-house employment law and HR training courses for managers of staff at all levels. This training will be delivered by qualified employment law specialists with years of front line experience.

Chris Cumberbatch

Ashtons Legal appoints Senior Associate Chris Cumberbatch

Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce that Chris Cumberbatch has joined its Lifetime Planning team in Suffolk as a senior associate.

11 October 2018Read in full

l-r: Austin, Andrew, Gina, Mary, Ed, Bryony, Jonathon, Leonard.

Ashtons welcomes guests to new Bury office

Over 100 guests enjoyed food, drinks and entertainment at Ashtons’ new Bury St Edmunds office recently.

4 October 2018Read in full

two men and a woman sitting on a sofa looking at a book

Ashtons published in international Franchise guide

Ashtons Legal is delighted to have contributed to, and been published in, the 2019 edition of Franchise – the 13th edition of expert research and analysis produced by renowned publishers Getting the Deal Through.

2 October 2018Read in full

Bez Baker, Ian Evans and members of Ashtons staff

Ashtons sponsors Bury Goes Biking

Ashtons Legal is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Bury Goes Biking event taking place on 30 September.

5 September 2018Read in full

Ashtons' Asbestos Disease Team - Martyn Hayward second right.

Ashtons expands its specialist Asbestos disease team

Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of Solicitor Martyn Hayward, an Asbestos Disease Specialist.

1 August 2018Read in full

Ashtons' Lifetime Planning Team

Ashtons launches Wills Year initiative

Regional law firm Ashtons Legal have this month launched their Wills Year initiative where a donation for each Will completed in an entire year will be donated to local charities.

26 July 2018Read in full

Ashtons' staff outside their new offices -Fornham Business Court

Ashtons Legal occupies new premises at Fornham Business Court

Regional law firm Ashtons Legal has confirmed its commitment to Bury St Edmunds, recently moving over 90 staff to new purpose-designed premises at Fornham Business Court in Fornham St Martin.

11 July 2018Read in full

Halstead Hall (formerly Attwoods Manor)

Ashtons advises on acquisition of Attwoods Manor Nursing Home

Ashtons Legal has advised Stow Healthcare Group in its acquisition of the business and assets of Attwoods Manor Nursing Home in Halstead from Attwoods Residential Homes.

12 June 2018Read in full

Members of Ashtons HR Consulting Team

Staff wellbeing a priority for East Anglian businesses

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week which is being supported by the Mental Health Foundation. Tying in with the theme, delegates at yesterday’s Ashtons and HAYS Annual Employment Conference were asked if they were making the wellbeing of their staff part of their business strategy.

18 May 2018Read in full

Ashtons' Six New Associates

Ashtons Legal appoints six new Associates

Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of six new Associates from within the firm.

16 May 2018Read in full

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Employee Investigations for Line Managers

23 Oct 2018Norwich

This session is designed to give managers who are responsible for investigating disciplinary, grievance, whistleblowing, performance, sickness and other issues the confidence to fully investigate the issues and report on findings. This is a key area for managers to be aware of and one which has a number of pitfalls which will be considered.

Employment Law Awareness for Line Managers

7 Nov 2018Bury St Edmunds

This workshop goes through the most prevalent employment law issues that line managers need to be aware of such as equality and diversity, sickness absence, performance management, disciplinary and grievance situations as well as making changes to terms and conditions of employment.

Managing Mental Health, Wellbeing and Resilience

14 Nov 2018Norwich

This workshop aims to give managers a better understanding of mental health in the workplace. Delegates will learn how best to support the wellbeing of staff and manage levels of stress and resilience in themselves and their teams.

Equality and Diversity Training for Managers

28 Nov 2018Ipswich

This interactive workshop will look at the importance for organisations of diversity as well as the forms of discrimination that are protected under the Equality Act. There will be a focus on harassment including what is the test, case studies and how to report harassment.

Difficult Conversations and Managing Personalities

23 Jan 2019Norwich

This workshop looks at how to identify your own communication style and that of others. You will then learn how to apply this knowledge to difficult conversations and how to deal with emotional responses effectively.

Equality and Diversity Training for Managers

5 Feb 2019Bury St Edmunds

This interactive workshop will look at the importance for organisations of diversity as well as the forms of discrimination that are protected under the Equality Act. There will be a focus on harassment including what is the test, case studies and how to report harassment.

Managing Mental Health, Wellbeing and Resilience

13 Mar 2019Cambridge

This workshop aims to give managers a better understanding of mental health in the workplace. Delegates will learn how best to support the wellbeing of staff and manage levels of stress and resilience in themselves and their teams.