We are delighted to announce the expansion of the Else Solicitors corporate and commercial team following the appointment of Ashley Taylor as a corporate solicitor.
Ashley is a fully qualified solicitor and holds a Bachelors Degree in Law LLB (Hons) and Masters Degree in Law LLM from Coventry University. He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) from University of Law in Birmingham.
He has previously worked for another local law firm and worked in all departments before settling on his chosen specialism in corporate and commercial law. He has also done internships with the crown prosecution service and energy providers E-on UK Plc. Ashley will support Adam Gilbert and Greg Bullock in providing a full range of corporate and commercial services. He will also attend local networking events to develop and establish professional relationships to help support and grow the team and further help to raise the firm’s profile across the Midlands region.
Adam Gilbert, Head of Corporate and Commercial said. “We are proud of the fact that the staff who work at Else Solicitors are from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. This will provide Ashley the opportunity to learn further from these experts as well as to develop his own skills whilst gaining a wider range of experience in new sector specialties.”
Commenting on his new role Ashley said, “Else is a fast growing, forward thinking, law firm which provides full commercial legal services to companies and individuals on a local, national and international scale. I believe that working for Else will allow me to grow as an individual and as a Solicitor.”
Ashley is married to Toni, and is an accomplished musician having performed at numerous venues around the UK and received radio-airplay. His particular highlight is playing as the support act to ‘Bastille’ when they played in Birmingham.
The Corporate team now compromises a team of 6 which has so far completed 18 transactions in 2017 valued in excess of £53m. These include the sale of a business which makes fasteners for the gas and oil industry, a chain of jewellery retailers based across the South East, and numerous dentist practices across the UK. The team also act on an ongoing basis for local businesses based around Burton on Trent and Else acts for leading national brands such as Vaillant, Marstons PLC, Santander and Punch Taverns.