Back
We continue to provide our legal services through the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit our COVID-19 Hub for legal insights, or contact us directly.
Get in Touch Menu

Charles Middleton steps down

24 April 2012

After many successful years, our longest-serving partner Charles Middleton is stepping down as an equity partner at the end of May.

Charles joined Willans as a 22-year old, completed his training with us and became a partner in 1985 while working in litigation. In the late 1980s he moved to head up residential property, where he has built a department with a reputation second to none in the region.

Charles has played an important role in the development of the firm as a whole, helping to oversee our growth from a handful of staff in the mid-1980s to the leading firm we are today with a fine reputation in the region.

After a 30-year career in property law, Charles feels it is time for a change. Having recently re-married, he plans to take a break after withdrawing from the partnership and enjoy some foreign travel.

Charles leaves the running of the department in the safe hands of partner Bridget Redmond and the existing team – Steve Diamond, Suzanne O’Riordan, Simon Hodges and Frank Smith – who will continue to provide a superb service.

We are pleased to say that Charles will not be disappearing completely. After taking a career break, he hopes to return in a consultancy role to undertake special projects.

In the meantime, we wish him well in this new phase of his life.

Contact
Willans
Solicitors
About
Share this article
Resources to help

Related articles

Prenuptial agreements | A complete guide

Prenuptial agreements

A prenuptial agreement is a bespoke document drawn up by a solicitor or lawyer. It is a sound and sensible way to protect the assets you have worked hard for,…

Sharon Giles LLB (Hons)
Partner

IR35 and the off-payroll working rules

Employment & business immigration

IR35: The (delayed) new off-payroll working rules apply from 6 April 2021 Traditionally, contractors like being self-employed because they pay reduced National Insurance contributions, and are able to set various…

Matthew Clayton MA LLM (Cantab), CIPP/E
Partner

SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021: Nominate your business!

We’re backing our county’s most vibrant lifestyle businesses, returning as headline sponsor for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021. Gloucestershire’s lifestyle businesses make our county a truly unique place in…

Willans
Solicitors
Contact us