George Payne - Solicitor

George joined Ashtons Legal in January 2019, where he works alongside Sarah Duncan, specialising in Construction Law.

George graduated with a law degree in 2015 before going on to undertake his training contract with a local Suffolk firm, qualifying as a Solicitor in 2017.

George completed his Legal Practice Course on a part time basis whilst training, achieving a Distinction.

Since qualification George has worked at MLM Group, who are a large environmental, engineering and building control consultancy. He has extensive experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiation commercial contracts in relation to appointments (either bespoke or based on a standard form), as well as collateral warranties, deeds of novation, general terms and conditions and non-disclosure agreements.

Otherwise, George is a keen sportsman, with a particular interest in hockey.