Our People
Tony Wilson
Partner
Tony Wilson
Partner

CONTACT NUMBER 07495 897249 Tony Wilson is the senior partner of the firm which began life originally in 1988 in Cromwell Road SW5. He specialises in both non–contentious and contentious commercial and property related work of all types throughout his career and still acts for a number of clients who first instructed the firm in 1988. Tony has been a director and shareholder of several property companies, which has provided invaluable insight and experience for clients from both a practical and legal viewpoint. Tony's most recent contentious work includes the successful pursuit of an order for specific performance of a property contract and a complicated and urgent defended possession claim.

Tony has put together site assembly work for a range of clients including the famous "Pioneer Point" in central Ilford. Tony is also involved in the handling and resolution of civil disputes for a range of clients particularly on a Landlord and Tenant basis.

Tony's commerical expertise includes being instrumental in numerous company sales and acquisitions and commercial agreements of all types. He also enjoys acting for the “underdog” and has been able to assist a number of clients where other solicitors were unwilling or unable to act to protect their interests.

Tony has been chairman and president of the Kensington and Chelsea Chamber of Commerce. He has run three marathons in aid of cancer research and motor neurone disease (the last one being in Berlin when he was aged 50!) raising in excess of £50,000.00 in total.

Tony is married and has four children.

Contact Details

T: 020 7584 7557
F: 020 7584 4391
DX: 38162 Knightsbridge
26 Ives Street,
Knightsbridge,
London, SW3 2ND

DDI: 07495 897249
Email: twilson@ashleywilson.co.uk
Joanna Botley
Partner
Joanna Botley
Partner

CONTACT NUMBER -07423 457790 Joanna studied Law at the University of Reading before joining the firm in 2004. Upon joining the firm she completed her Legal Practice Course on a part time basis at the College of Law and qualified as a solicitor in 2007.  She became a partner of the firm in May 2009.

Joanna has extensive experience in residential and commercial property law especially the London property market acting for national and international individuals and corporate clients.

Her particular passion and expertise involves working as a lease extension solicitor, advising on Collective Enfranchisement claims, Right to Manage and missing Landlord issues and overcoming these by claims through the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987.  She enjoys the complexities of the legislation and using her technical knowledge to resolve difficult issues.

Joanna is able to help with the following:-

  • Residential and Commercial Conveyancing (including shared ownership and auctions)

  • Lease Extensions

  • Collective Enfranchisement claims

  • Right to Manage.

  • Missing Landlord issues.

  • Acquiring the freehold to a house

  • Acting in connection with Licence to Assigns, Licences  for Alterations and Deeds of Variation or Rectification

  • Advising landlord and tenants in connection with the ‘right of first refusal’ pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

  • New build developments

  • Assignments of Contracts/ Sub-Sales and Nominations

  • Service charge issues

  • Islamic finance

  • Property related injunctions and specific performance/breach of contract cases

  • Adverse possession & rights of way issues

  • Wills, Probate and Trust matters.

Joanna is member of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and maintains an active interest in key legal developments and in the private client field. 

In her spare time, Joanna enjoys travelling, photography and running where she has run a number of marathons and half marathons to raise money for charity.    

Contact Details

T: 020 7584 7557
F: 020 7584 4391
DX: 38162 Knightsbridge
26 Ives Street,
Knightsbridge,
London, SW3 2ND

DDI: 07423 457790
Email: jbotley@ashleywilson.co.uk
Jade Wilson
Partner
Jade Wilson
Partner

CONTACT NUMBER: 07436 561260 Jade joined the firm in April 2013 after attaining a Law Degree at King’s College London in 2010 and travelling through Mexico, Asia and Australia in the intervening period.

She undertook her training contract at Ashley Wilson Solicitors focusing on conveyancing, property litigation and leasehold enfranchisement matters and qualified as a solicitor in January 2016. She now works closely with Joanna Botley specialising in leasehold enfranchisement work.

Contact Details

T: 020 7584 7557
F: 020 7584 4391
DX: 38162 Knightsbridge
26 Ives Street,
Knightsbridge,
London, SW3 2ND

DDI: 07436 561260
Email: jwilson@ashleywilson.co.uk
Elizabeth Martin
Consultant
Elizabeth Martin
Consultant
CONTACT NUMBER 07442 505494 Elizabeth qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and joined Ashley Wilson Solicitors LLP in 2013. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked in the property department of a busy West-End law firm. She obtained her degree, BA (Hons) Hispanic Studies, from Kings College London and attended BPP Law School. Elizabeth specialises in residential property and has extensive experience in all areas within this field and can therefore assist clients with any complexities that arise in a transaction. She offers comprehensive legal advice, complemented by honest practical and commercial advice. She has a wide local and international client base and is renowned for acting swiftly but diligently on sales and purchases, ranging from high-value freehold properties to smaller leasehold flats. Elizabeth’s expertise includes property sales and purchases, exclusivity/ ‘lock-out’ agreements, acting as a lease extension solicitor for extensions and variations, licences, remortgages and bridging loans. She also has experience in commercial property transactions, including lease renewals, rent reviews and licences for alterations. Elizabeth offers a bespoke and all-encompassing service to her clients in which communication, efficiency, proactivity and speed are key. Elizabeth grew-up and has always lived in London and thus has excellent local knowledge and contacts. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient French. Contact Details T: 020 7584 7557 F: 020 7584 4391 DX: 38162 Knightsbridge 26 Ives Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 2ND DDI: 07442 505494 Email: EMartin@ashleywilson.co.uk
Contact Details

T: 020 7584 7557
F: 020 7584 4391
DX: 38162 Knightsbridge
26 Ives Street,
Knightsbridge,
London, SW3 2ND

DDI: 07442 505494
Email: EMartin@ashleywilson.co.uk
Margot Fisher
Solicitor
Margot Fisher
Solicitor

With over 20 years of experience in property, Margot works for buyers and sellers, leaseholders and freeholders. This makes her ideally placed to facilitate and action all aspects of property law from sales and purchases to other property issues such as new leases, licences for alterations, transfers of equity etc.

Margot joined Ashley Wilson’s Property Department in 2011. She graduated from Exeter University with a BA joint honours degree in History, English and Politics and then qualified as a solicitor in 1992. Her property experience was gained whilst working for Herbert Mallam Gowers Solicitors of Oxford, for Davies Brown Solicitors of Wimbledon where she was appointed Partner and Piper Smith Watton LLP of Westminster.

Margot is a member of the City of Westminster & Holborn Law Society, ALEP and AWS.

Contact Details

T: 020 7584 7557
F: 020 7584 4391
DX: 38162 Knightsbridge
26 Ives Street,
Knightsbridge,
London, SW3 2ND

DDI: 020 7802 4807
Email: mfisher@ashleywilson.co.uk
Nathan Woods
Solicitor
Nathan Woods
Solicitor
After attaining a law degree from UWE Bristol in 2013 Nathan went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at the Bristol Law School. After a period traveling through South America, the Caribbean and Asia Nathan joined Ashley Wilson as a paralegal in 2016. Nathan subsequently completed his training contract at Ashley Wilson and qualified as a solicitor in 2019. Nathan has gained considerable experience of residential property matters with both individual and corporate clients. He has worked extensively on new build matters with first time buyers utilising various help to buy schemes and is particularly adept at guiding them through the conveyancing process. Nathan now works closely with Joanna Botley & Jade Wilson in the Leasehold Enfranchisement Team acting for landlords and tenants in Collective Enfranchisement, Lease Extension and Right to Manage claims in addition to continuing to act for client’s in connection with residential conveyancing matters.
Contact Details

T: 020 7584 7557
F: 020 7584 4391
DX: 38162 Knightsbridge
26 Ives Street,
Knightsbridge,
London, SW3 2ND

DDI: 0207 590 9318
Email: nwoods@ashleywilson.co.uk