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Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith

Builders Merchants Sector Consultant & Non-Executive

I have enjoyed the benefit of Michael's services and advice both in a former corporate life and on a personal basis. If you are looking for expert, efficient, pragmatic no-nonsense and well communicated legal advice, then look no further. Highly recommended. 

April 4, 2016, Dennis was Michael's client
 
Lynn White

Lynn White

Financial Controller at Queen's College

Michael has always provided an extremely professional service and is very quick to respond to any queries in a clear,concise and friendly manner. I have no hesitation in recommending his company and services.

January 11, 2016, Lynn was Michael's client
 
Charlotte Pardon

Charlotte Pardon

Partnership & Engagement Programme Leader

Michael Williamson represented my interests competently, very efficiently, and with great judgement. He was diligent in seeking my views and consent at each key part of the negotiations. Michael was very helpful in using his expertise to make smart recommendations on legal points whilst also deploying common sense and a sense of humour as the situation required. Michael...more

November 1, 2015, Charlotte was Michael's client
 
Kevin Athersuch

Kevin Athersuch

Finance Director at Kingcombe Aquacare Ltd

I have known Michael for a number of years and have referred several matters to Williamsons for advice and support. This has ranged from debt collection to dispute resolution. We have a 100% success rate to date! 
I have always found the advice helpful, pragmatic and commercial in outlook. 
I would recommend Michael (and Williamsons) to others

June 25, 2015, Kevin was Michael's client
 
Ian Squair

Ian Squair

Building Surveyor & Accredited Mediator

Michael is a top lawyer who is interested in ensuring you get the best result, even if this turns out as less work for him. About as genuine a Solicitor as you'll ever find. 

March 13, 2015, Ian was Michael's client
 
Adam Watson

Adam Watson

Business Advisor at Somerset Business Agency C.I.C.

I used Williamson's to incorporate my business. Steve made sure I was aware of all the requirements, what would happen next, and answered all my questions quickly. Michael sent emails along the way to introduce himself and see everything was progressing as planned. Hayley was very efficient too. Altogether a very easy business to use, and local at that.

July 7, 2014, Adam was Michael's client
 
Shane Manley

Shane Manley

Cutting Edge Technologies / Structured Cabling / Fibreoptics / Computer Cabling / IPCCTV / Mobotix Partner

I have been working with Michael at Williamsons Solicitors for a few years now. Outstanding organisation with some exceptional staff. I can honestly say I have never met anyone as calm and professional as Michael. He must be working under huge pressure at times with very stressed clients and yet I know that his tone, friendly nature and relaxed attitude will put them at...more

June 11, 2014, Shane was with another company when working with Michael at Williamsons
 
Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Director at Hughes Armstrong

Michael provided excellent advise for several difficult cases with great results

June 2, 2014, Simon was Michael's client
 
Rob Schwab

Rob Schwab

Captain at Virgin Atlantic Airways

Michael provided us with an excellent service throughout a legal case we had to deal with. He kept us informed in great detail throughout the process and advised us when necessary as to what was required. The costs were competitive and the result was very positive.

May 26, 2014, Rob was Michael's client
 
Alistair Pye

Alistair Pye

Mediator, Adjudicator, Construction Lawyer

I am very happy recommend Michael Williamson for dispute resolution work. When I worked with him I was impressed by his pragmatic and commercial approach - exactly in tune with his client's needs. A thorough professional.

May 16, 2014, Alistair was with another company when working with Michael at Williamsons
 
Paul Infield

Paul Infield

Family Finance Barrister. Mediator and Family Arbitrator at 36 Bedford Row

Michael instructed me on a number of cases. He is delightful to work with and always appears to have a good grasp of the commercial realities of the case. His informal approach makes him very good with clients

May 15, 2014, Paul was with another company when working with Michael at Williamsons
 
Jane Huntington

Jane Huntington

Head at The Park School

Michael is an expert legal adviser, thoroughly reliable and works well with us at all times. We are very grateful for his advice.

May 14, 2014, Jane was Michael's client
 
Natasha Littlewood

Natasha Littlewood

Director at Room Rental Specialists Ltd

Michael has provided me with sound advice, he is very attentive to the case at hand and his knowledge very detailed. You can always be assured of a consistently high standard of service. Highly recommended!

May 13, 2014, Natasha was Michael's client
 
Dave Tattershall

Dave Tattershall

Managing Director at Solarport Systems Ltd

Michael has excellent knowledge and a very personable nature,he has always given me the best possible advice and service. 
I completely trust his judgement and ability.

May 13, 2014, Dave was Michael's client
 
Dave Rideout

Dave Rideout

Sales Negotiator at Heather and Lay Estate Agents

I have had business dealings with Michael for over 3 years and I have always found him honest and straight forward and I would recommend anyone and everyone to get in contact with Michael to see what he can do for you.

May 12, 2014, Dave was Michael's client
 
Sarah Scannell

Sarah Scannell

Senior Teacher at PArk School, Yeovil

I would describe Michael Williamson as a consummate professional. When being interviewed by him, his charm belies his knowledge and tenacity. I pity anyone who is his opponent in the court room. Michael works to the highest standards in his field, but manages to maintain the common touch with all who are in contact with him.

October 14, 2013, Sarah was Michael's client
 
Geoffrey Killen

Geoffrey Killen

Personal Injury Specialist Barrister at Magdalen Chambers

I would recommend Michael without hesitation - increasingly rare courtesy and values (namely securing the best possible result for the client) efficiently undertaken in a fast changing and hostile litigation environment.

October 10, 2013, Geoffrey was a consultant or contractor to Michael at Williamsons
 
Anne Jessett

Anne Jessett

Assistant Shop Manager at Tenovus Cancer Care

Michael and his team provided expert advice and guidance. They gave prompt assistance with great sensitivity, at a difficult and distressing time. I will continue to use their services and have already recommended them to friends.

October 8, 2013, Anne was Michael's client
 
Ivor Chivers

Ivor Chivers

Managing Director at Eco Solutions Limited

Would not hesitate to recommend Michael Williamson as he is a legal adviser who you really feel is on your side and has a winning mentality.

October 3, 2013, Ivor was Michael's client
 
Lee Gillman

Lee Gillman

Sales & Marketing Director GB at Quinn Building Products

When I hired Michael I found him extremely focused, professional, precise and thorough. This gave me great confidence and reassurance that I had chosen the right company. 
I would have no reservations about recommending the service Michael and his team can deliver, you would be in very safe hands.

October 2, 2013, Lee was Michael's client
 
Paul Bate

Paul Bate

Principal at Emmanuel Christian School,Oxford (retired)

Michael is a first class solicitor who is entirely trustworthy and who achieves the results that you are after.He has an in-depth knowledge of his subject and keeps costs down to a reasonable level. He ensures that you are well informed on developments and always operates on a professional level. I can highly recommend him, 

Yours Sincerely, 

Paul Bate retired...more

October 2, 2013, Paul was Michael's client
 
George McFarlane

George McFarlane

Account Executive at Serco

Michael gave me valuable advice when requested. I would recommend him to prospective clients.

October 2, 2013, George was Michael's client
 
Neil Rose

Neil Rose

Owner at Surestart Automotive Ltd

Michael and his team provided a first rate and highly professional service. Not only would I highly recommend Michael and his team, I would have no hesitation in using his services time and time again. It is always difficult to find someone you trust with all the attributes you need, and I consider myself lucky and fortunate in finding Michael.

May 6, 2013, Neil was Michael's client
 
Paul Cable ACIPHE RP

Paul Cable ACIPHE RP

Owner/Director of P Cable Plumbing and Heating Limited

We have known Mike for a lot of years and were pleased when he decided to set up his own business. Mike is professional and always gives good advice and knows what he's talking about. Completely trusted and have already recommended him to friends/relatives and colleagues.

February 12, 2013, Paul was Michael's client
 
Jay Tayler-Webb

Jay Tayler-Webb

Chartered Director at QMS 4 LAW Ltd and Tayler-Webb Properties Ltd

Michael simply gets the job done - and done properly.

February 10, 2013, Jay was Michael's client
 
Sue Miller

Sue Miller

Director at Sue Miller HR

Michael is a hugely knowledgeable solicitor with a very pragmatic approach. He is focused on solutions, not problems, and gives very clear advice. He is very committed to resolving clients' issues and has a personable and open manner which make him a pleasure to work with. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.

October 9, 2012, Sue was with another company when working with Michael at Williamsons
 
Theo Pangraz

Theo Pangraz

Commercial & Corporate Barrister, German Rechtsanwalt, International Mediator

Michael Williamson has instructed me in a number of contentious and non-contentious cases including legal advice and drafting of commercial contracts & corporate documentation such as shares and asset deals. I value his commercial approach and his ability to listen to clients' needs. He talks straight. I find him a real team player, open minded to other people's ideas...more

October 3, 2012, Theo was a consultant or contractor to Michael at Williamsons
 
Alan Pardon

Alan Pardon

Finance & Corporate Strategy Director at RNLI

Michael is an excellent lawyer providing clear and insightful advice in a manner which simplifies complex legal matters. He demonstrates in-depth knowledge, attention to detail, and with his team a passion for proactively serving his client base. I have no hesitation in recommending his services.

September 23, 2012, Alan was Michael's client
 
Derek Bunning

Derek Bunning

Owner, Lynx Garage

Michael has acted as my solicitor now for many years and in that time I have always found both him and his staff more than capable of providing the highest quality of services over a very wide range of legal issues. I would not have any hesitation in recommending his professional services.

September 22, 2012, Derek was Michael's client
 
Phil Reeder

Phil Reeder

Owner/Director at Philip Reeder Surveys Ltd

I would have no hesitation in recommending Michael, his knowledge, manner, efficiency and results were exactly what was required covering various issues.

September 21, 2012, Phil was Michael's client
 
Stephen Gifford

Stephen Gifford

Independent Aviation & Aerospace Professional

I had Known Michael for some years personally when the time came for me to engage him on a Professional basis, to assist me with an issue that required his knowledge of employment law. 
His assessment of the situation was rapid and spot on, and his advice and council lead to a result that I believe maximised my options and rapidly lead me to closure with minimum cost. 
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September 20, 2012, Stephen was Michael's client
 
Ian Donal

Ian Donal

Looking for interim work full or part time

Michael and his team are thorough, highly personable in thier service and excellent at explaining legal jargon into everyday English. In my dealings with Michael I can say that he works diligently until the issues are resolved through to conclusion. I would recommend him to anyone.

September 19, 2012, Ian was Michael's client
 
Paul Higgins

Paul Higgins

European Vice President at RTC

I have used Michael on numerous occasions for over 20 years and he has always got results. I would recommend his full range of services to all companies and individuals without hesitation. A breath of fresh in today's legal system!

September 19, 2012, Paul was Michael's client
 
Jon Taylor

Jon Taylor

Implantologist at IDH Group

"I have used Michael on several occasions both for business and personal matters. I have always found his attention to detail outstanding and have been very impressed with his ability to get to grips with the technicalities of the issues involved. He has also proved to be quite inventive by tackling the problem sometimes from an angle I hadn't considered."

September 18, 2012, Jon was Michael's client
 
Simon Francis FIOM, MILT

Simon Francis FIOM, MILT

Supply Chain / Operations Director

I have known and had business dealings with Michael for more than 10 years now both whilst he was with the Stokes Partnership and now with Williamson's. Throught this time I have found the advice given by Michael together with the work he has undertaken on my and my company's behalf to have been first class and second to none. Pragmatic in his approach, Michael clearly...more

September 18, 2012, Simon was Michael's client
 
Arne Strand

Arne Strand

Owner Manager of Solutionsb2b Ltd

Michael advised me during a difficult period in my proffesional life. He combines substantial expertise with excellent people skills and his advice worked out very well for me. Thanks Michael.

September 18, 2012, Arne was Michael's client
 
Stephen Ward

Stephen Ward

Barristers & Mediators for Civil & Family Law

Michael is unusual, in a great way. Michael is passionate about looking after his clients, provides a very professional service, knows his stuff, charges rural rates but provides city service. All round great service from someone you can talk to easily. We thoroughly recommend Michael.

September 18, 2012, Stephen was Michael's client
 
Terry Score ACA CTA

Terry Score ACA CTA

General Manager at RollerScoot Ltd

Mike always delivers reliable, considered & detailed advise. He has handled a number of employment law issues for me, & one breach of contract. In each case Mike delivered a positive outcome through a thorough analysis of both sides options. He is definitely someone you want in your corner!

September 17, 2012, Terry was Michael's client
 
Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Independent Consultant

Michael and Team provide pragmatic and practical solutions to issues. He spends the time to understand the issue and then delivers creative and well considered options to achieve the desired result. Thoroughly recommended!

September 17, 2012, Sarah was Michael's client
 
Julian Summerhayes

Julian Summerhayes

CEO, Speaker and Coach

Michael is a fantastic litigator - one of the best in the South West. He not only gets the job done, but he is tactfully astute, a great communicator and someone I wouldn't hesitate to hire if I was in a tight spot.

September 17, 2012, Julian was Michael's client
 
Tim Irish

Tim Irish

Director at Willow Project Management

Mike has a wonderful rapport, he is dilligent, very personable, can explain complex situations in layman's terms & for a medium / small business like ours he provides superb value. 
I would rather him batting for me than against me!

September 17, 2012, Tim was Michael's client
 
Jeremy Fox

Jeremy Fox

Writer, Journalist, Mgmt Consultant

Michael has taken care of a number of legal issues for us, including one that proved quite taxing. He has always handled them superbly. First class!

September 17, 2012, Jeremy was Michael's client
 
Steve Lyus

Steve Lyus

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Always a superb Service from Williamsons.

September 16, 2012, Steve was Michael's client
 
Anita Bradfield

Anita Bradfield

Performing Artist/Teacher/Dancer

Williamsons Solicitors provide an accessible and expert service. Professional, friendly and efficient, you know where you are every step of the way. They are great at communicating with clients so you know how your case is progressing and keep you informed and advised in order to support you making the right decision for you personal circumstances. Excellent!

September 16, 2012, Anita was Michael's client
 
Pete Rogers

Pete Rogers

Business Development Consultant

March 19, 2012, Pete was Michael's client
 
  1. Managing Partner and Head of Litigation

    Stokes Partnership

    Ian Parker

    Ian Parker

    Experienced Interim / Independent MD / Transformation Leader delivering growth for SME Owners and Investors

    Michael provided invaluable advice and support when I found myself on the wrong side of a surprise corporate restructuring. His experience and knowledge helped me through a challenging career moment and ensured a positive outcome when our case was heard.

    September 26, 2012, Ian was Michael's client
     
  2. Litigation partner

    Clarke Willmott

    Jeremy Mutter

    Jeremy Mutter

    General Counsel: Construction at Carillion plc

    I have worked with, and for, many dispute resolution lawyers throughout my career but few have made as much impression as Michael, who was my mentor and teacher. A clever strategist and thinker who is commercially astute and pragmatic as well as being a pleasure to work with.

    March 22, 2013, Jeremy reported to Michael at Clarke Willmott