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Company Formation

Starting a new business is an exciting time but can be fraught with problems unless you obtain professional independent legal advice. Willsons Solicitors are here to help.


Starting a new business takes a lot of planning and research, not to mention the legal requirements that demand your time and attention. With the continuous changes to company legislation, how will you keep up to date and find the time to do what you really enjoy – running your business?

The good news is that you do not need to be an expert in law to succeed in business. All you need is the support from a team of qualified legal experts.

Willsons Solicitors are able to assist you in making the important initial decisions and in progressing all the necessary documents to make your business legally compliant such as:

  • Advice on the risks and benefits of different business structures
  • Company formation & partnership agreements
  • Guarantees and indemnities
  • Shareholder agreements, transfers and employment contracts

Additional Information

Business Premises

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Meet The Commercial Team

Bob Willson

Bob Willson

Senior Partner

Email: Bob
Tel: 024 7638 7821

About Bob

Bob Willson qualified as a solicitor in 1978 and founded the firm in 1987. Bob has a wealth of experience and supervises the Residential Conveyancing Department.

He has a wealth of experience in commercial property matters and business transfers and has dealt with the sale and purchase of businesses of high value.

Bob is keen to ensure that the “nitty gritty” of every business transaction is looked into. He is keen to visit clients at their place of business so he can get an understanding of how their business operates.

His calming and reassuring manner instantly puts client at their ease.

Bob loves The Rolling Stones and his classic car! He would also love to play more golf – when time allows.

Elizabeth Ashford

Elizabeth Ashford

Legal Executive

Email: Elizabeth
Tel: 024 7638 7821

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has worked within the legal profession for over 20 years and quickly progressed from receptionist to legal secretary and then to paralegal before qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2010.

Elizabeth has experience working with both private and commercial clients and has previously enjoyed the opportunity to attend the Royal Courts of Justice in London from time to time.

In her current role, Elizabeth deals with a broad spectrum of work, including debt recovery, contractual disputes, residential landlord and tenant work, neighbour disputes and property litigation.

Elizabeth has also assisted with Mediation, when that is more appropriate than the adversarial court process, Elizabeth also has experience with advocacy having attended Hearings at the County Court.

Elizabeth has two young children, and any spare time she has is taken up with her favourite hobbies which are running, cycling and reading.